The Grand Prize of FOOMA Award Announced!
The FOOMA Award is intended to stimulate food machinery technological research and development as well as technology dissemination. The goal of this initiative is to publicize excellent food machinery and equipment, to promote the productivity and labor saving in the food industry, and to develop new food products, thereby contributing to further improvement of food culture and food safety.
Nominated products for the Grand Prize have been selected after a thorough screening procedure from the 37 products submitted. Furthermore, the Grand Prize, Excellence Prize, FOOMA Special Prize, and Judging Committee Prize were all decided on June 7. These nominated products will be on display at their respective booths, allowing visitors to see them in person.
The Grand Prize / Excellence Prize of 1st FOOMA Award 2022
The Grand Prize1 Company
Booth No.: E4 hall 4K-10
Company Name: MAYEKAWA MFG. CO., LTD.
3-Chome-14-15, Botan, Koto-ku, TokyoTEL: +81-3-3642-8181
Product Name: CELLDAS System
A Deboning System that can Process a Variety of Bone-in Meats in a Single Machine
- ●An automated meat processing system implemented CELL production concept
- ●Adapts to variable processing requirements depending on food culture and season
- ●Realizes multi-skilled operation by incorporated multiple deboning/cutting programs
- ●Make fine accuracy for recognition images extracted by deep learning like skilled worker
- ●Collision avoidance for multiple robot arms while maintaining the knife cut line
- ●Optimizes the capacity based on number of CELL units
- ●Create highly flexible layout
- ●Recognizes as key components to establish the fully automated meat processing lines
FOOMA Award Special Prize1 Company
Booth No.: E3 hall 3M-69
Company Name: RHEON AUTOMATIC MACHINERY CO., LTD.
2-3 Nozawa-machi, Utsunomiya City, Tochigi PrefectureTEL: +81-28-665-1110
Product Name: Corunucopia
The Cycloid-type Dough Feeding Mechanism that does not damage solids in the dough in encrusting machine.
- ●The latest model of encrusting machine that pursues "High Quality", "Stable Production" and "Easy·to·use".
- ●The cycloid-type dough feeding mechanism ensures stable dough flow and high weight accuracy.
- ●Also allows for stable production of difficult-to-form dough with granular ingredients and reducing "Food Loss".
- ●The easy setting function that enhances convenience makes it even easier to operate the machine.
- ●Possible to produce a wide variety of food products by adding various options.
The Excellence Prize4 Companies
Booth No.: E3 hall 3M-62
Company Name: SHINAGAWA MACHINERY WORKS CO., LTD.
508 Yao, Tawaramoto Town, Shiki District, Nara PrefectureTEL: +81-744-32-4055
Product Name: Stir-Fry Machine
Stir-fry Cooker with Craftsman-style Flavor
- ●A new stir-fry cooker based on the concept of “more ‘delicious’ cooking”.
- ●The structure of Chinese frying pan and metal knit burner blast system allow for high heat cooking of food items.
- ●The new stirring method minimizes food damage by kneading and cutting.
- ●Professional stir-frying. Rice cooked without becoming sticky, and stir-fried veggies finished crispier with less dripping.
Booth No.: E1 hall 1M-11
Company Name: NANTSUNE CO., LTD.
4-Chome-17-41 Oi, Fujiidera City, Osaka PrefectureTEL: +81-72-939-1500
Product Name: Zeus + Scorpion
Automatic meat slicing and serving line
- ●Meat slicer “NTDPD-340 Zeus”, a 3D pack slicer with a measuring section and a slicing section
- ●“CM-230 Scorpion” for automated meat slicing and serving
- ●Automates the preparation of items with sliced meat trays by combing two models
- ●Enhanced convenience and easier to operate due to simple setting function
- ●Weight accuracy by Zeus is ±5% and throughput by Scorpion is 800 packs/hr
Booth No.: E1 hall 1M-23
Company Name: NIPPON CAREER INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
980-5 Higashihabumachi, Matsuyama City, Ehime PrefectureTEL: +81-89-908-7373
Product Name: Bending Slicer AZ-342
Meat Weight Variation Control and Automatic Serving Line
- ●Slices raw meat blocks into thin slices, feeds them out, and arranges them on a conveyor in an organized order
- ●A group of sliced meat, send out while automatically adjusting the number and pitch of slices, can be placed on a tray directly from the conveyor by a worker and sold at a store. Manual adjustments during serving are reduced, contributing to a reduction in the number of workers.
- ●The suction and discharge of meat scraps generated during cutting improves hygiene and contributes to food safety and security
- ●The mechanism that feeds sliced meat onto the conveyor has been sped up, resulting in a 20% increase in slicing capacity
Booth No.: E6 hall 6M-61
Company Name: MASDAC MACHINERY CO., LTD.
1-27-20, Kotesashi Motomachi, Tokorozawa City, Saitama PrefectureTEL: +81-4-2948-7447
Product Name: Light Depoly (LD-P)
Single-row, High-speed Depositor with Easy Item Changeover
- ●Automatic filling by following the items flowing on the conveyor. A single machine can handle various types of depositing to save manpower, such as cream injection into puff pastry, decorative depositing of cup products, and long depositing
- ●A parallel linkage mechanism enables high production capacity and smooth motion, and accommodates complex depositing shapes, resulting in higher added value of products.
- ●No tools are required to remove, clean, or assemble the compact and lightweight parts. Higher productivity is realized with reduced changeover time.
Judging Committee Prize of 1st FOOMA Award 2022
Judging Committee Prize 13 Companies
Booth No.: E4 hall 4C-10
Company Name: OKAWARA MFG. CO., LTD.
1235, Kando, Yoshida-cho, Haibara-gun, Shizuoka 421-0304, JapanTEL: ＋81-548-32-3212
Product Name: RIBOCONE
Booth No.: E5 hall 5D-33
Company Name: OSA MACHINERY CO., LTD.
1-2-19, Kamiyama, Midori-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa 226-0012, JapanTEL: +81-45-931-7231
Product Name: High-Speed One-Shot Depositor for Chocolate
Booth No.: E3 hall 3J-53
Company Name: OPTEX FA CO., LTD.
91, Chudoji-Awata-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-Shi, Kyoto 600-8815, JapanTEL: +81-75-325-2920
Product Name: Character Recognition Vision Sensor GVS-OCR Series
Booth No.: E4 hall 4G-05
Company Name: KAWASHIMA PACKAGING MACHINERY LTD.
434 Yatsuka-kamicho, Soka-shi, Saitama, 340-8568, JapanTEL:+81 48-925-1571
Product Name: KBF-6000UX
Booth No.: E5 hall 5C-38
Company Name: SHIKOKU KAKOKI CO., LTD.
NEX-Ningyoucho Bldg., 4F, 2-26-5, Nihonbashi Ningyocho, Chuoku, Tokyo 103-0013, JapanTEL: +81-3-5847-0116
Product Name: U-Bottle Filler
Booth No.: E1 hall 1D-06
Company Name: SYSTEM SQUARE INC.
157 Kanawa,Kitamachi,Nagaoka,Niigata 9402121,JapanTEL: +81-258-47-1377
Product Name: X-ray Seal Inspection System
Booth No.: E2 hall 2M-36
Company Name: SODICK CO., LTD.
Ka-1-1, Miya-machi, Kaga City, Ishikawa 922-0595, JapanTEL: +81-761-75-7411
Product Name: Rapid Cooling Equipment for Granule Powder
Booth No.: E4 hall 4G-19
Company Name: NISHIMURA MACHINE WORKS CO., LTD.
2-6-9, Matsuyama-cho, Yao-shi, Osaka 581-0088, JapanTEL: +81-72-991-2461
Product Name: Fairy Powder Mill
Booth No.: E7 hall 7A-13
Company Name: NITTA CORPORATION
4-4-26, Sakuragawa, Naniwa-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka 556-0022, JapanTEL: +81-6-6563-1271
Product Name: SOFTmatics™
Booth No.: E4 hall 4F-17
Company Name: FAXCIM CORPORATION
5-1-8, Jiromaru, Sawara-ku, Fukuoka-shi, Fukuoka 814-0165, JapanTEL:+81-92-863-8588
Product Name: Desiccant Insert Machine System
Booth No.: E1 hall 1C-10
Company Name: FUJI MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
15, Shinozuka, Fujioka-shi, Gunma 375-0017, JapanTEL: +81-274-22-2147
Product Name: Auger Type Feeder
Booth No.: E4 hall 4D-10
Company Name: HEISHIN LTD.
1-1-54, Misakihommachi, Hyogo-ku, Kobe-shi, Hyogo 652-0852 JapanTEL: +81-78-652-1111
Product Name: V03 Rotor and Stator for Mohno Dispenser NVDL
Booth No.: E2 hall 2M-42
Company Name: WATANABE FOODMACH CO., LTD.
2-12-26, Tsuyuhashi, Nakagawa-ku, Nagoya-shi, Aichi 454-8527, JapanTEL: +81-52-361-8511
Product Name: Ultima
FOOMA Award Overview
|Purpose||The awards will be presented to outstanding technological research and development in the food machinery industry. The results will be made widely known to the public to promote their use, contributing to the promotion of Japan’s food machinery and food industry, and further improving Japan’s food culture and food safety.|
|Organizer||Japan Food Machinery Manufacturers' Association|
|Eligibility||FOOMA JAPAN exhibitors that manufacture the submitted products|
|Eligible Products||Machinery, equipment, and production lines for manufacturing food products
Related machinery incorporated into food production lines
Instrumentation and ancillary equipment in the food manufacturing process
Various systems to support food production
|Type of Award||Grand Prize, Special Prize, Excellence Prize|
|Review||FOOMA Award Judging Committee consisting of experts|