Wescotek is involved in many different segments of the food industry. Some of our major products and services are listed below. For further information about any of these products or services, please click on the pertinent section of our Web Homepage to review further our expertise or product offerings.
Wescotek is internationally recognized as the premier consulting firm to the tuna industry. We have successfully completed projects for many of the major tuna companies in Asia, Africa, Europe, North, South, and Central America. We specialize in yield and quality improvement.
Other consulting services include, but are not limited to: Product Development for Human and Pet Foods, Project Work at Customer's Location, Project Studies, Project Evaluation, Vendor Qualifying, Best Value and Best Price Recommendations, Technical Auditing, Assurance of Performance by Vendors, Quality Assurance, and H.A.C.C.P. Plans.
Wescotek maintains a working relationship with a wide range of food manufacturers and can offer you assistance in finding a quality low-cost manufacturer for that new product or needed increase in capacity.
We are active in locating foreign suppliers for those special hard to find ingredients needed for that new product.
We are familiar with most of the special documentation that is needed for import of foreign products or ingredients into the United States. We also have extensive experience in arranging for the proper export certificates required to ship U.S. products to foreign markets.
Wescotek staff have developed H.A.C.C.P. plans for a wide range of industries with special experience in plans for canned seafood producers.
Tuna Broth Ingredients
Wescotek is the technical sales representative for the Excelpro line of hydrolyzed proteins and dehydrated vegetable extractives utilized in the canned tuna industry. Excelpro is the worldwide leader of products for this market segment, having developed the first functional broth ingredient in the late 1970's. This line of products function by keeping the natural fish juices in the fish flesh during the retorting step.
Wescotek represents the W.F.C. line of yucca products. These functional plant extractives are utilized in a wide range of food, agricultural and industrial applications:
Food Applications: As a foaming agent in beverage products such as root beer.
Feed Applications: For the reduction of odor in feedlots, treatment ponds and cat litter products.
Agricultural Applications: Yucca products reduce the surface tension of water systems resulting in more efficient irrigation practices and increased crop density.
Industrial Applications: The foaming ability, odor control and surface tension reduction result in many unique uses for yucca extract in a wide range of industrial applications.