All Equipment for All Almonds


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We offer machines that completely cover all stages of processing of almonds, from cleaning after harvesting to final quality control and packaging for the customer and consumer, including processes such as:

Our range of products and solutions is huge, below are some outstanding machines manufactured by BORRELL® and other partners such as FAM®, Mejisa®, Cox & Plant®, among others.

Do not hesitate to contact us for additional information, for us it will be a pleasure to assist you with no obligation according to your needs.

Please click on the desired machine family for further information.

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Almond Hullers & Pre-Hullers

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  • New, improved and patented BORRELL® Rotary Hullers!
  • Great hulling quality, produces high in-shell % and low meats.
  • High capacity, up to 25,000 lb/h
  • Easy cleaning and low maintenance requiriments, no rubber parts.
  • Built-in VFD and torque control.
  • New interchangeable sizes or adjustable/self cleaning models.
  • Can handle higher moisture product.
  • Suitable for all almond varieties (Non-pareil, Carmel, Mission, Marcona, Guara, Ferragnes, etc)

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Almond Shellers & Crackers


  • BORRELL® Shear Roll 4th Generation
  • Solid, reliable and smooth design.
  • Easy adjustments and maintenance.
  • Standard belt and built-in VFD control.
  • High capacity, up to 25,000 lb/h

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  • BORRELL® Universal Crackers for Almonds and Hazelnuts.
  • New high capacity, all-sizes models.
  • 10th generation system, leading technology since 1925.
  • Almonds are sized, cracked and shelled one by one using 10 or 15 hammer-like bars.
  • Balanced double-deck sizer with optimized pitch, no size adjustments needed.
  • Easy and quick maintenance.
  • Improved design, higher quality shelling process, minimal product damage (splits, brokens)
  • The best sheller for hard and semi-hard almond varieties.
  • Up to 15,000 lb/h in-shell input.
  • Stainless steels doors, screens and hoppers.

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Sorting, Cleaning & Pre-Cleaning



  • BORRELL® Separators 8th Generation
  • All-in-one sizers and aspirators. From 1 to 4 airlegs.
  • Different sizes available, models from 5,000 to 25,000 lb/h.
  • Different screen types available.
  • Easy adjustments, reliable and accurate sorting.
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  • Borrell SMART SORTER® 3rd Generation.
  • Advanced gravity sorter.
  • Improved airflow balance, easier adjustment and accurancy.
  • High quality sorting, clean accept & reject.
  • Multiple applications for meat cleaning, FM removal and ideal as a hash cleaner prior to optical sorting.
  • Computer controlled, built-in touchscreen, VFDs and load control
  • FM Cleaners/Separators: De-stoners, De-stickers, De-twiggers & Screeners.
  • Wide range of sizes and sorter types for foreign material removal and product cleaning.
  • Capacities from 5,000 lb/h to 50,000 lb/h
  • Heavy duty and solid design, minimum maintenance and maximum performance.

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Sizers, Shaker Decks & Feeders



  • BORRELL® Single, doble or triple deck Sizers & Shakers.
  • Single or multiple floors or sections.
  • From 2 to 10 sizes
  • Wide variety of models depending the application, models with motovibrators or eccentric push rod.
  • Wide variety of screens types and accesories
  • Huge range of capacities: models from 1,000 lb/h to 25,000 lb/h

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Blanching / Peeling



  • BORRELL® Scalders & Blanchers for Almonds
  • Hot water & Steam or steam only scalders:
    • Low water consumption
    • No plastic parts/chain
    • High thermal efficiency
    • High quality scalding.
    • Models available for 1,200 lb/h, 3,000 and 6,000 lb/h


  • Almond blanchers:
    • Hygienic design
    • Safe & accessible
    • Easy & fast sanitation
    • Low maintemnence.
    • Exclusive modular roller system, ligh rolls, easy on and off.
    • Patentend electronic roller adjustment system
    • High quality blanching.

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Cutting: Slicing, Slivering, Dicing, 3D Cutting




  • FAM Centris® Slicers for Almonds.
    • State of the art, patented, high performance slicer by FAM Cutting Technologies.
    • High quality cutting and yield.
    • High capacity: up to 4,000 lb/h
    • Low moisture required (5.5-6.5 %)
    • More cutting stations allow lower speeds and longer blades lifetime.
    • Low maintenence and fast ROI.
    • Direct transmission, stainless steel motor.
    • Built-in VFD control.
    • NEMA 4X, hygienic design.
  • BORRELL® Slivering machines.
    • New and improved design, dual shaft cutting system
    • Hygienic design.
    • High quality cut
    • Models for 1,200 lb/h, 2,500 lb/h and 4,000 lb/h.
    • Models available suitable for dicing (accesorie required)
    • Built-in VFD control and feeding system.
  • BORRELL® Dicers
    • Simple and reliable
    • Hygienic and modular design
    • Big dice models (cross-cut) available.
    • Adjustable dice size
    • Stainless steel rollers.
    • Models for 1,200 and 2,500 lb/h.
  • FAM FlexiFAM® 3D Cutter
    • Perfect cubes
    • 3D Cut
    • Different cube size availble (require to replace blades/separators)
    • High quality cut.
    • Capacity up to 2,500 lb/h

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Milling: Regular and Ultra-fine Almond Meal/Flour



  • BORRELL® by MEJISA Almond Milling machines.
  • Stainless steel (Ultra-fine almond flour) or stone rollers (regular almond flour).
  • Models with 3 and 4 rollers + dicing rollers.
  • Improved water-cooled system, insulated, stainless steel rollers (Ultra-fine models)
  • High quality flour, low oil or granules produced.
  • Easy sanitation and low maintenance needs.
  • Easy adjustments.
  • Models for 1,000 lb/h to 3,000 lb/h

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Dryers & Coolers


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  • BORRELL® Multi-Pass Dryers for Almonds, New Generation.
  • Modular system, improved system, reliable.
  • High thermal efficiency, balanced recirculation system.
  • High drying performance.
  • Wide range of capacities: 4 or 6 passes, from 1,500 lb/h to 10,000 lb/h
  • Model available for 4.5% or 2% final moisture.
  • Higienic design.
  • Suitable with steam, hot water or gas burners as heat source.


  • BORRELL® Modular Coolers for Almonds.
  • Modular system, from 2,000 lb/h to 25,000 lb/h
  • With or without air recirculation, depending the environment.
  • Suitable with ambient air or cooled air.
  • Very high performance.

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Roasters for Almonds, Hazelnuts & other Nuts

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  • BORRELL® Taming Sun® Single-Pass Roasters & Dryers.
  • High thermal performance, air recirculation system.
  • Stainless steel belt system.
  • Solid improved design.
  • Include cooler section in most models.
  • Different wides available and modular, expandable, system.
  • Easy sanitation.
  • Models from 1,500 to 10,000 lb/h.
  • Several options for control and temperature monitorting.
  • Suitable for dry roast pasteurization system (requires additional options and on-site certification)

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Pasteurization & Thermal Conditioners

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  • BORRELL®  Continuos Belt-type pasteurizer.

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Almond Milk, Almond Paste & Almond Butter


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In cooperation with our partners we supply almond milk machines for batch and/or continuos production and other machines for almond paste, butter, ice-cream and more.

  • Very high quality almond milk.
  • Uses whole almonds (natural or blanched) or brokens or pieces.
  • Almond pulp (okara)  produced is edible for dehidration and low-fat almond flour milling.
  • Affordable models
  • Easy operation and maintenance.

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Conveying & Storage


  • BORRELL® Vibratory Conveyors
  • BORRELL® Belt Conveyors
  • BORRELL® Z & C Type Bucket Elevators
  • BORRELL® Screw / Auger Conveyors.
  • Silos, Hoppers & Feeders.
  • COX & PLANT® Spiral Vibratory Elevators
  • COX & PLANT® Electromanetic Conveyors & Feeders


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Weighing, Packing & Traceability


  • Continuous and Batch-type Scales & Weighers.
  • Traceability Software
  • Packing systems (Big-bags, boxes, sacks, bags)

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Quality Control &  Optical sorting lines

Automation, Software Development

Consulting, Engineering and more!

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  1. MADE TO ORDER: The machinery and equipment to be sold by BORRELL are manufactured once the order has been placed (manufactured to order), such that they cannot be used by for other orders. No order may be cancelled without the written consent of BORELL, and the cancellation, if accepted by BORRELL, will subject Buyer to pay at least 80% of the full order.

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  4. TERMS: One third (1/3) of the purchase price in cash with order, and balance due prior to shipment, unless other payment terms are expressly accepted by BORRELL in writing.

  5. TITLE/RISK OF LOSS: Title to all machinery and the risk of loss shall pass to the Buyer upon delivery of said machinery to a carrier at BORRELL’s warehouse. Title to and risk of loss of said goods shall pass to Buyer in no other way, notwithstanding any agreement to the contrary, including, but not by way of limitation, any agreement to pay freight, express, or other transportation or insurance charges.

  6. START-UP: The cost of assembly and start-up of the machinery is the Buyer’s responsibility. The Buyer undertakes to provide the necessary auxiliary staff during assembly, even if the latter were carried out by BORRELL. The buildings, warehouses or sores in which the installation of machinery takes place must meet the conditions indicated by BORRELL.

  7. SOFTWARE LICENSE: BORRELL grants the Buyer a personal, non-transferrable, non-exclusive license to use and execute with the systems sold, in such a way as to make the operation of the same possible, in accordance with the specifications. The Buyer undertakes not access to source code of the software or to carry out, either directly or through third parties, derivative work based on the software or any operation which may give rise to derived jobs, adaptations, alternations, modifications, translations, decompilation or decoding of the software or of any of its properties, without the prior written authorization of BORRELL.

  8. FORCE MAJEURE: BORRELL shall not be liable for any defaults, damages, or delays in filling any order caused by condition beyond BORRELL's control, including but not limited to acts of God, strike, lockout, boycott or other labor troubles, war, riot, flood, new governmental regulation, or delays of BORRELL's sellers, subcontractors or suppliers in furnishing machinery, materials or supplies due to one or more of the foregoing or like causes.

  9. INSPECTION: Buyer will inspect all machinery and equipment purchased within five (5) days of delivery to the Buyer. BORRELL will not be responsible for remedying any defects, and Buyer will have no right to reject the merchandise, if Buyer does not notify BORRELL within such five (5) day period. Failure to give such notice on a timely basis shall constitute irrevocable acceptance of the machinery. Buyer, in purchasing the machinery and equipment, agrees upon receipt of the machinery subject to these terms and conditions that it will be Buyer's duty to inspect all machinery not merely for purposes of acceptance but also on a continuing basis; to provide proper safety devices and equipment or means necessary to safeguard any operator from harm for any particular use, operation or set-up of the machine. Buyer also agrees to adequately safeguard each machine and/or all equipment so as to meet all government safety standards which may be imposed from time to time.

  10. WARRANTIES: BORRELL warrants to the Buyer that the machinery being sold will be free from any liens or encumbrances, and that good title to the goods will be conveyed to the Buyer. BORRELL warrants the goods against defects in material and workmanship under normal conditions of usage and service for one (1) year from date of shipment. THERE ARE NO OTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING THE WARRRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. BORRELL’s sole obligation and the Buyer’s sole remedy under this warranty is limited to and shall be fully discharged by repairing or replacing any defective part. BORRELL shall not be responsible for defects or other problems with the machinery which are attributable to (1) incorrect use by the Buyer of the machinery; (2) use or operation without following the normal operation instructions and procedures, (3) alterations, modifications, repairs or other work carried out by persons not associated with BORRELL; (4) failure of the Buyer to adequately maintain any equipment or operating system which the software is installed; (5) abnormal or incorrect conditions of use of the goods or the software (including interruption or anomaly in the electric system); (6) failure cause by using the goods with other incompatible software or hardware; (7) non-fulfillment by the Buyer of the obligations it takes on under these terms and conditions.


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 How can we help you?

If you are looking for advanced top-of-the line solutions for hulling, shelling and processing almonds, hazelnuts and other tree nuts you came to right place.

We manufacture high quality lines for:

- Hulling and shelling of almonds

- Blanching of almonds (Peeling)

- Slicing, dicing, cubing, roasting, packing and other processes for natural and blanched almonds

- Shelling and processing of hazelnuts, pistachios & walnuts.

- Sorting, Sizing, Screening, Cleaning all kind of nuts.

Our lines scale from small - a few hundred pounds of product per hour thar are perfect for starting up - to very large scale , 10s of thousands pounds of product per hour

In addition we offer individual machines to improve and expand any existing line. Sorters, cleaners, slicing, dicing and flour machine, weigher and so much more.


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BORRELL USA office & workshop in Merced, California



Our solutions are unique and one of the best in the industry

We use the most advanced technology and machinery to manufacture our products. It starts with our heavily invested R&D department combined with tens of years of experience. We have an engineering department that uses the most advanced tools to design the products. Our manufacturing is using the latest technology and the most advanced machinery. We have dedicated experienced and well trained teams. Our solutions incorporate advanced automation which allows better and more accurate results and full control of the processes.

BORRELL USA  also offers products and solutions developed with global partners as FAM Cutting Technologies, Cox & Plant, Mettler Toledo, Hydronix, Thermo Ramsey, Ros Tubes, Ibercomp electronics, Donaldson (Air Purification) among  others. 

These solutions include advanced quality control systems , packaging and continuous scales, metal detectors, moisture detectors, optical and IR analyzers, vacuum packing, automation systems (HMI / SCADA / OPC) and  traceability control software.

Where are we

We are based in Merced, California. Our warehouse functions as staging, showroom and testing facility as well as the center for our customer support. We hold spare parts for our lines as needed and we offer full technical support & maintenance services (including repairs) from this central location in the San Joaquin Valley.

Borrell's main manufacturing plant is in Europe but in California we keep investing in our facilities to handle assembly & manufacturing operations for the US market.

Our solid company has been manufacturing equipment for the industry for near 90 years, establishing itself as the leading equipment and solution provider it is today



Our customers

We have customers in California as well as other parts of the world who are using our solutions for many years.

Our mission

  • Your success is ours.

  • Your satisfaction is our pride.

  • We do whatever it takes to get the best possible results

  • We are beside our customers through all phases, from inception through implementation and ongoing support.

  • Innovation is built into everything we do