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1. (WO2013155210) AVOCADO SKINNING AND PULPING DEVICE

Pub. No.:    WO/2013/155210    International Application No.:    PCT/US2013/036015
Publication Date: Fri Oct 18 01:59:59 CEST 2013 International Filing Date: Thu Apr 11 01:59:59 CEST 2013
IPC: A23N 1/00
A23N 7/08
A23N 7/10
Applicants: MOORE & CHAMPLIN HOLDINGS, LLC
Inventors: MOORE, Richard
CHAMPLIN, Gary
Title: AVOCADO SKINNING AND PULPING DEVICE
Abstract:
An avocado pulper (10) comprising conveying means (90A) for conveying an avocado through the avocado pulper, a first grip belt (IIA) having a plurality of grip plates therearound, said first grip belt being rotated in a first direction (Dl) toward the rear of the avocado pulper, a second grip belt (11B) having a plurality of grip plates therearound, said second grip belt being rotated in a second direction (D2), opposite to said first direction, toward the rear of the avocado pulper (10) wherein said first grip belt (11A) and said second grip belt (IIB) are adjacent to one another and define a gap having a width "G" at their respective front ends and above said conveying means for receiving the avocado wherein said plurality of grip plates of said first grip belt (11A) and said second grip belt (11B) grip the avocado and pass the avocado toward the respective back ends of said first grip belt (11A) and said second grip belt (11B) and wherein said first grip belt and said second grip belt are in approximate contact with one another at their approximate middles and rearward therefrom, first and second support plates removably retaining said first (11A) and second (11B) grip belts, respectively, means for squeezing pulp from the avocado and removing its skin as wherein said means for squeezing pulp is removably attached to and within the inner section of each of said first grip belt (11A) and said second grip belt(llB), and an an upper plate guide attachable atop said approximate contact point of said grip belts (11A, 11B).