Grading, Production Control & Distribution Systems

Poultry grading
for the 21st century.

The strength of Foodmate and ChickSort Grading, Production Control and Distribution solutions.

Grading, Production Control
and Distribution Solutions

The strength of Foodmate & ChickSort

Foodmate and ChickSort are introducing a whole new generation of ChickSort Grading, Production Control and Distribution Solutions. ChickSort is the most advanced user friendly, graphics based grading and distribution software on the market today with seamless integration to Foodmate OPTI FLOW Cut-up Systems. ChickSort allows processors achieve a high level of control and information without having to buy a complete new packing room. Systems can be integrated with any existing line equipment.



The most advanced grading and distribution software

ChickSort has been designed from the ground up to support Foodmate Cut-up equipment. With an intuitive graphics based user interface ChickSort is ideal for controlling complex whole bird distribution and cut-up requirements. In fact, to make ChickSort one of the most advanced control system available, we have simplified many of the features. Worldwide, prolonged use of ChickSort led us to the not surprising decision that less is more! Although many of the features in ChickSort are state of the art, they are simple to use and image based. This makes for an easy to understand and use system. With in-built safeguards to make sure process instructions are logical, ChickSort is virtually fool proof!

Grading, Production Control & Distribution

ChickSort Operating System

User friendly, graphics based grading and distribution software

Utilizing a simple graphics based user interface ChickSort ensures that production control is placed firmly back in the hands of the user. ChickSort ensures that every part of every bird is accounted for. Utilizing an advanced dashboard to display real time process status, management can see at a glance what is being produced where. By splitting process control into three distinct areas: whole bird; front half; and back half, ChickSort permits maximum process flexibility. New users will benefit greatly from ChickSort’s advanced process control capabilities.

ChickSort Production and Distribution Control Solutions are comprised of various technologies, such as the InVision Grading; In-Line Weighing or by incorporating the Foodmate WTS, Weigh Transfer System with ChickSort weighing controls. To optimize the grading and weighing process it is possible to install both an InVision Grading Solution in combination with one of the various other weighing solutions Foodmate offers. The advanced ChickSort Dashboard indicates at a glance:
Grading Solutions

InVision Camera Grading

InVision Camera Grading System has been developed to take advantage of the latest camera technology and LED lighting. Utilizing multiple cameras, fronts and backs can be graded accurately based on the user’s definable parameters, which can be tuned to suit different flock profiles. The data collected is added to the bird weight captured at an in-line or transfer weigh station, and the birds are correctly distributed according to production requirements.

Foodmate TraySort Packing System


Efficient final product tray wrapping

TraySort was developed by Foodmate and Intralox to facilitate and improve our customers’ final distribution goals in packaged chicken and meat products. The newly developed TraySort grading, packing and distribution system aims to improve labor management, reduce packaging waste and increase throughput. 

Grading, Production Control and Distribution

TraySort Tray Wrap

TraySort was developed to facilitate and improve our customers final distribution goals. The newly developed TraySort tray wrap aims to improve labor management, reduce packaging waste, and increase throughput.

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Grading, Production Control and Distribution

Every part of every bird is accounted for.


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