MOROCCO – Alapala, one of the leading brands in flour milling equipment and mill projects has completed the installation of the newest flour mill reference at Flour Mills company in Morocco.
Flour Mills is a family-owned company that is in a long time business partnership with Alapala.
Currently it has a processing capacity of 900-tonnes of wheat in two locations, with the new mill located in the El Jadida region.
The new plant has a processing capacity of 300 tonnes per day, processing local semi-hard wheat and three different variants of bakery flour mainly for domestic consumption.
Making it Alapala’s third turn-key flour mill project in Morocco, the new mill is installed in a six-floor concrete building, which also is designed and constructed in conformity with high sanitation standards.
It is 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 it is one of the top 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.