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Why You Need to Shred Protein Hot

The popularity of shredded protein — both meat and a soy-based meat alternative — is on the rise.

You only have to do a quick Google Search for shredded meat to see how popular it is, and scroll through hundreds of thousands of recipes, tips, and shredded protein products.

Americans love shredded meat, and it shows.

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Should Pet Food Processors Invest in a Meat Shredder?

Shredded meat is making its way into the pet food world.

Dog and cat owners increasingly want to see recognizable meat and vegetable pieces in their pet’s food as part of a larger trend towards more natural, less processed pet food.

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The 1 Overlooked Difference Between Shredding Hot and Cold

The number one question we get asked concerning shredding protein is this: should I be shredding hot or cold?

It’s a legitimate question to ask. The temperature of your protein product when you run it through a shredding machine plays a big role in the consistency and look of the shreds.

Choose the wrong temperature (hot versus cold), and you’ll wind up with shreds you weren’t expecting — and, as many do, blame the shredding machine for the less than desirable outcome to your shreds.

Answering this question starts with having a goal in mind for your shreds.

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How To Cook Beef for Better Looking Shreds

The popularity of shredded beef is at an all time high and smart companies are finding ways to produce a more consistent, hand pulled look to their product.

The reason is obvious: consumers want to buy a shredded beef product that closely resembles what they could make at home. The more consistent the shreds, the more it looks like it was pulled apart with forks, the better.

Achieving that hand pulled look is difficult though. Shredding product by hand isn’t scale-able and often requires a large investment in labor, while some meat shredding machines can produce a clumpy product.

So how do you get that hand pulled look consumers want? Simple, you change how you cook your product.

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How To Cook Chicken for Better Looking Shreds

The popularity of shredded chicken is at an all time high and smart companies are finding ways to produce a more consistent, hand pulled look to their product.

The reason is obvious: consumers want to buy a shredded chicken product that closely resembles what they could make at home. The more consistent the shreds, the more it looks like it was pulled apart with forks, the better.

Achieving that hand pulled look is difficult though. Shredding product by hand isn’t scale-able and often requires a large investment in labor, while some meat shredding machines can produce a clumpy product.

So how do you get that hand pulled look consumers want? Simple, you change how you cook your product.

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How To Cook Pork for Better Looking Shreds

The popularity of shredded pork is at an all time high and smart companies are finding ways to produce a more consistent, hand pulled look to their product.

The reason is obvious: consumers want to buy a shredded pork product that closely resembles what they could make at home. The more consistent the shreds, the more it looks like it was pulled apart with forks, the better.

Achieving that hand pulled look is difficult though. Shredding product by hand isn’t scale-able and often requires a large investment in labor, while some meat shredding machines can produce a clumpy product.

So how do you get that hand pulled look consumers want? Simple, you change how you cook your product.

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Easily Compare our 3 Models of Meat Shredders

Our line of MeatShredders are some of the best on the market.

They produce a hand-pulled look without grinding or cutting in a fraction of the time of similar machines, allow for a continuous product flow, and are constructed of high grade stainless steel to make them easy to clean and maintain. Read more

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5 Money Saving Tips for Buying a Meat Shredder

Buying a meat shredder, or any equipment really, for your meat shop or food processing facility can be costly. Getting the features you want in the time frame you want it and making it integrate easily with your current processes adds up — and sometimes you don’t know the full cost until you’ve paid it.

Saving money when buying a meat shredder starts with knowing the full cost of the machine. Until you know the associated costs of the meat shredder you want to buy, you won’t have a clear idea of how well it fits within your budget.

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4 Smart Reasons to Buy a Shredder for Your Restaurant

The popularity of shredded meat sandwiches are on the rise, and many restaurants are jumping on the bandwagon. It’s not uncommon to find shredded meat on menus of 5-star restaurants all the way down to fast food establishments.

This increase in demand has caused stress in the kitchens of many restaurants — finding a way to efficiently and quickly shred meat while keeping the hand-pulled look your customers want can be difficult. Keeping an eye on the supply of shredded meat, quickly shredding cooked meat with shredding claws, avoiding the dreaded sorry, we’re out of that item situation takes a lot of time and energy.

There is a solution to the struggle of keeping up with the demand for shredded meat: investing in an industrial meat shredder machine.

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Watch our Meat Shredders Handle 8 Types of Meat

When it comes to shredding a variety of meat, our Meat Shredders rise to the challenge.

We regularly put our meat shredders to the test, trying everything from beef, chicken, and pork to duck and even tofurky. We want to make sure our Meat Shredders can provide you with easy and consistent shreds every time, no matter what meat product you shred.

The results? Consistent meat shreds that look as if they were hand-pulled, every time.

Don’t take our word for it! We’ve recorded a number of our shredder tests to show our clients (and you!) how our shredders handle their product.

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