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Leading US potato processor chooses Tong for advanced grading and washing

A custom-built potato grading and washing solution from Tong Engineering has enabled a leading US potato processor to increase sizing potential of both dirty and washed crop, whilst maximising efficiency and minimising waste across its entire potato processing operation.

Based in Warden, in Washington State, Skone & Connors Produce, Inc. grows over 2,500 acres of fresh potatoes for Basin Gold, their sales and marketing group.

With the need to upgrade current operations in order to achieve a broader range of size grades, as well as increase throughput, control and capacity, Bart Connors, President and partner at Skone & Connors, approached Tong to advise on the most advanced and efficient grading and washing system, which could be built with all the company

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