Tropical Food Machinery is a private equity company; it was established in 1993, in Italy with the purpose of providing complete facilities for processing fruits and tomatoes. Tropical Food Machinery – Brazil was established in 1999, in Pouso Alegre – Minas Gerais State. 

All directors members and technical staff have great professional experience in companies of equipment and process for industries of tomatoes and fruits, covering all stages of processing till the final products.


The founder of Tropical Food Machinery, Mr. Romano Orsi collaborated with the major Italian companies in the branch, before that, he had founded in 1975, Tecnifood, in Pouso Alegre – MG which was later sold to SASIB Group in 1988.

Tecnifood was a pioneer in some technologies in Brazil as pasteurizers for sauces and tomato puree, continuous concentrators, the first aseptic filling machines and a new system of extraction of tropical fruits.

Tropical Food Machinery has already undertaken great challenges for special customers, making customer service and quality the main features to assure a performance turned to the efficiency and competitiveness.

Currently the plant for the production of equipment in Brazil is located in the Industrial District in Pouso Alegre and the Italian plant is located in the province of Parma.

General Mills vegetable fat processing plant

In 2021, the work on the General Mills vegetable fat processing plant was completed.

Bodukwan plant opening – Ghana

Bodukwan plant opening – Ghana On December 1st, a new multifruit facility by Tropical Food Machinery was inaugurated in the Ashanti region of Ghana.

International FoodTec Award 2021 in silver

Tropicalfood Machinery has successfully put forward an innovative project for the International FoodTec Award 2021, which is awarded every three years by DLG together with strong specialist and media partners.