From Rack and Cloth to a Single Belt Press

Andrew Hefele was featured in Cider Culture as part of the history of cider making and his experience with the latest technology. We thought we would get a more in-depth look at what that transition was like changing from a rack and cloth system to a Kreuzmayr Single Belt Press for Andrew Hefele of Knaebe’s Mmmunchie Crunchie Apple Farm and Twisted Roots Cider, (as you can tell by their name, they have a lot of fun on their farm.) 
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Hot Off the Press!

These cherries were processed using our KEP 650 Destoner and separated overnight using enzymes. The result? A beautiful 100% cherry juice!

A great way to make use of your seconds and cull fruit, the mash can also be used for brewing or distilling!

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Orange Juice Line

Introducing the Citrus Pressing / Orange Juice Line
The Kreuzmayr citrus/tropical pressing line can be used for oranges, pineapple, lemons, limes, kiwi and even papaya without changing parts. The output is about 2 tonnes/hour and includes everything you need from start to finish.
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BX Press – growing to 40,000 litres with a Single-Belt-Press

PX Press, Belt Press for Cider
Melissa, with her husband Dave and dog Pippin at the BX Press orchard

BX PRESS

BX Press, a family run cidery in the BX area of Vernon, B.C. upgraded to a Kreuzmayr Single Belt Press KEB 400 and a elevator/washer /grinder KWEM 1000 in 2016.

The BX Press Cidery started in 2014, making the natural and refreshing cider using a rack and cloth system, using the 30 varieties of apples grown right on the orchard. The all natural, branch to bottle ciders pressed from their own apples, and no added sugars, cider was popular quickly and sold out by the end of their first summer.

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