The Askew & Barrett cleaning and grading plant is second to none for the processing of all Pulses and the business continues to invest in the latest technology and equipment in order to meet the ever evolving market requirements.
Our specialist cleaning machinery includes Sieve Cleaning Machine, De- Stoning Machines, Gravity Separating Tables, Needle Drums, Optical Colour Sorters, Metal Detectors and X-Ray machines. All these play an intricate part in the high standard of product produced by Askew & Barrett (Pulses) Ltd. The company also has facilities for Decorticating peas and beans.
The Decorticating process removes skins from peas which are used for specialised food products and is also applied to Faba Beans which are used in the Aquaculture industry.