We help you select the right food processing equipment to meet your long-term needs, guaranteeing efficiency and sustainability in your business operations.

What are food processing consultants?

Our equipment consultants help your food processing business succeed by assessing the evolving challenges facing the industry and providing effective long-term solutions. Our approach is holistic and forward-thinking. Whether upgrading to more efficient equipment models, scaling your operation, or integrating the latest technology, our consulting services are designed to ensure your food processing business is always ahead of the curve.

When you partner with Hess, our team of experts leverages our extensive industry knowledge to provide personalized consultation, guiding you every step of the way. From initial assessment to implementation and beyond, we are dedicated to supporting your food processing equipment's life cycle and your business's enduring success.

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Step 1: Hess identifies your problem areas and finds solutions.

Food processing requires precise and efficient equipment as well as finding solutions for unique challenges, such as:

  • Selecting the right food processing equipment so staff can do more with less.
  • Addressing both increasing volume and a reduction in labor.
  • Minimizing costly equipment downtime and avoiding wasted product.
  • Locating support for facilities in remote locations.

With over 50 years in the business, Hess has seen it all. We can help you find solutions to whatever challenges your business may be facing!

Step 2: Hess gets to know your business and you.

Our consulting services prioritize a hands-on approach. By starting with our complimentary onsite visit, we work to thoroughly understand your current processes and future needs. This insight allows us to recommend equipment solutions tailored to your business, ensuring they align with your long-term goals. 

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Step 3: Long-term solutions are the key to success.

Our goal is to set you up with food processing equipment you can confidently maintain and service. Together with your team, our consultants will identify: 

  • Strategies to save time and ensure product consistency by adding technology and automation to your processes
  • The right training programs to get new staff up to speed and optimize productivity

By embracing these strategies, you can significantly enhance the efficiency and longevity of your food processing operations. 



Our team offers deep industry knowledge, helping you select the optimal food processing equipment and preventative maintenance strategies to streamline your processes for greater efficiency. We understand that each phase of your business growth will come with unique demands, and our 24/7 service guarantee means we will be there every step of the way to help you find the right solutions. 

As a member of our supply line discount program, you can save up to 20% on food processing equipment parts and supplies, including:

With Hess, you gain more than just an equipment distributor; you gain a partner committed to the success of your food processing business.

Reach out to us today to schedule a free, no-obligation onsite evaluation.

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