Sunday Times

Chips ahoy for snack plant and gear


Park Village Auctions is inviting offers to purchase a large potato chip, maize snack and cereal manufactur­ing and packaging plant.

That’s the word from PVA’s Werner Burger, who says the available assets stem from Carnival Foods, which is in business rescue.

Says Burger: “Most businesses that PVA sells under this banner are simply in need of a capital injection or restructur­ing to continue operating and therefore represent an excellent opportunit­y for investors.

“The sale will appeal to a broad crosssecti­on of buyers as the equipment on offer enables manufactur­ing and packaging of a large variety of foodstuffs.”

Under the banner of food manufactur­ing and packaging equipment, the assets on offer are as follows:

An AE Choc Pillow line comprising an American Extrusion extruder, a pillow filler, a pillow maker, a mixing tank, an S-Belt, a vibrator, an oven, and a cooling conveyor; An AE Puff line conveyor;

A Tetra Pak juice line comprising holding tanks, a mixing tank, a pasteurisi­ng unit, a Tetra Pak machine, conveyors, a straw applicator, and a boiler;

A Kiremco potato chip line comprising a bucket elevator, assorted conveyors, a flavour drum, a flavour applicator, slurry applicatio­n, vibrators, a fryer, burners, a blancher, a washer, a slicer, washers, peelers, and a tip-over elevator;

A Lavati pellet line comprising a pellet elevator, a hopper, vibrators, a fryer, a burner, a heat exchange, holding tanks, assorted conveyors, a hopper, a Torbed reactor, and Accumaveyo­rs;

A Martini packaging line comprising assorted packaging machines, blenders, conveyors, extrusion extruders, blowers, an Accumaveyo­r, a fines cage, vibrators, a fryer, a burner, holding tanks, shakers, flavour applicator­s, and a flavour drum;

“Naks” lines comprising assorted packaging machines, an extrusion extruder, assorted conveyors, blowers, vibrators, fines cages, fryers, burners, flavour applicator­s, flavour drums, hoppers; and

A Chinese pack line comprising a Chinese Packaging Machine, a vibrator, and a bucket elevator.

Additional plant equipment includes a pouch machine, a lot comprising assorted scrap, and a 12m steel container.

Burger advises that viewing is essential, appointmen­ts for which can be arranged by calling PVA’s head office on 011-789-4375. Viewing will be held onsite at 2 First Avenue, Alberton North, Gauteng, on Monday and Tuesday from 9am to 4pm.

It must be noted that the assets are to be sold separately, as one lot, or as a combinatio­n of lots for which the highest bid or combinatio­n of bids will be accepted.

Offers are to be submitted in writing no later than noon on Friday May 21 to Park Village Auctions.

More informatio­n, terms and conditions, and offer documentat­ion can be found on parkvillag­, web reference listing 713.

For all auction-related informatio­n, contact Park Village Auctions on 011-789-4375 or go to parkvillag­

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PVA is inviting offers to purchase a potato chip and maize snack manufactur­ing plant and equipment.

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