ApplicationNo. 07/056468 filed on 06/01/1987
US Classes:426/482, Outer covering, e.g., shell, husk, etc.99/585, By pinching roller99/623By abrading or resilient separating means
ExaminersPrimary: Yeung, George
Attorney, Agent or Firm
International ClassesA23N 7/00 (20060101)
A23N 7/01 (20060101)
AbstractApparatus for removing skins and stems from tomatoes and the like after they have been treated with lye or steam, including a bed of counter rotating rollers which pinch and remove the skins and stems, and one or more rotary elements above the bed which contact and roll the tomatoes so that the entire surface of each tomato is contacted uniformly with the rollers.