A new Moroccan flour mill installation by Alapala
Alapala recently completed the installation of the newest flour mill reference in Morocco in January 2020, as also its third turn-key flour mill project in Morocco. Flour Mills is a family-owned company and in a long time business partnership with Alapala. They are today active with a total of 900-ton wheat processing capacity in two locations, as the new mill is located near one of their existing plant in the El Jadida region.
The plant has a 300 TPD capacity processing local semi-hard wheat and produces three different types of bakery flour for mainly domestic consumption. The mill is installed in a completely new 6 floors concrete building, which is also designed and constructed in conformity with high sanitation standards.
The mill has equipped with the latest Alapala technology consisting of Similago II roller mills (DAVG), Quadro Plansifters with larger sieve boxes (GPAK) and control sifters (RKEM). An optical sorter is also used in the plant for very fine cleaning of wheat before milling, to ensure the highest level of food safety is achieved.
The plant operates efficiently with an advanced automation system, that allows the centralized monitoring and management of the complete cleaning, milling and packaging processes. The system enables generating detailed production reports, with also real-time error diagnosis and long-distance connection functions.
Alapala is one of the leading suppliers for milling machinery and turn-key flour mill installations in 100 countries with over 650 references worldwide. Founded in 1954, the company has been taking big strides to fulfil its vision and today between one of the top 1.000 exporters in Turkey by exporting 95 percent of its production.
Alapala is very active in the Africa market with its local existence via branches, country offices, and a wide representative network; as well as numerous flour, semolina and maize mill references throughout the region ie. Senegal, Zambia, Angola, Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique and Ghana.