M&P Onion Peelers

M&P Engineering have been manufactuing quality onion peelers since the 1970's. 


Small Onion Peeler:   Top, tails and peels onions and shallots from 18mm to 45mm.

Large Onion Peeler:   Tops, tails and peels onions of 45mm to 115mm diameter


Large model:

  • Uses self adjusting floating knife assemblies over a range of up to 25mm on any one setting.
  • Slits the onion horizontally from top to tail, the depth of slit is determined by onion quality and grade.
  • Last, the skin is removed by compressed air providing an end product of optimum appearance.
  • Dry peeling process.
  • Automatic pick-up of onions from hopper and continuous operation
  • Variable Speed up to 110 carriers/minute (Normal operating speed 90 carriers/minute)
  • Low Labour requirements of 3 or 4 depending on product quality.
  • No need to change parts when varying onion products, minimising downtime.
  • Raw material input rate approximately 750kg per hour using onions 75mm to 90mm diameter, 600kg per hour using onions 60mm to 80mm diameter.
  • No water usage, no waste slurry to deal with, product remains dry.
  • Simple to operate.
  • No batch unloading process leaving peeled onions undamaged.
  • Can work with wide range of product size and quality.
  • High volume, high quality output.
  • Simple to clean and maintain.