IMPRESSA bread: The line for industrial bread production

Highest flexibility for a wide product range

Irrespective of whether you would like to produce baguettes, ciabatta bread or speciality rolls, the IMPRESSA bread line offers the production of large quantities of artisan bread products to be produced economically and efficiently. The IMPRESSA bread line has been specially developed to process soft doughs. The developed SoftProcessing Technology by FRITSCH avoids unnecessary tension and compression in all process steps. This ensures that spongy dough remains spongy. 

The IMPRESSA bread is modular and flexible in structure, which means it can be adapted precisely to the respective customer’s requirements. As a result, every customer can utilise the line with maximum flexibility and produce the full range of top-quality artisan bread products.

Only premium materials and components are used to manufacture the IMPRESSA bread line ensuring that it produces consistently high-quality products. Of course this line is also built according to the typical FRITSCH open construction method making sure that all parts and components can be cleaned easily and quickly.

With its robust construction and high-quality components, the IMPRESSA bread is designed to produce large quantities of products and for continuous operation.

Thanks to the latest innovation in dough forming, doughs can now be processed to a dough yield of 190, depending on the typ of flour.

  • Highest flexibility
  • Wide product range
  • High weight accuracy
  • Reliable processing of soft doughs
  • High capacity

Product examples

The new Product Decoration Unit PDU

Even more flexibility on our IMPRESSA bread

The IMPRESSA bread has now become even more flexible with regard to the products it can produce. FRITSCH launches a completely new solution – the Product Decoration Unit PDU. With this system, decoration patterns can be printed or cut into the surface of products. The new machine enables pressed as well as cut decorations not only on round-moulded products but also on long-moulded ones. In addition to moulded bread rolls, the dough pieces can also be stamped/punched or cut out, then decorated with a pattern. The system’s possibilities with respect to product weight are also almost unlimited. In addition to its flexibility, the new component is particularly convincing by its high product quality. To maintain the dough’s sensitive structures, the IMPRESSA bread’s gentle sheeting line produces only minimal stress during the entire production process. This allows for processing of doughs with a high dough yield without a proofer for intermediate relaxation. This considerably reduces the space required for the line.


The Advantages of the PDU:

  • High-quality products by gentle dough sheet production and processing very soft doughs with a high dough yield
  • Maximum flexibility regarding product shape and weight
  • Very precise operation thanks to a camera system, so that the decor is applied exactly in the centre of the product
  • No synchronization with other equipment is needed
  • Scrap is minimized
  • Little floor space required as the dough pieces do not require intermediate relaxation
  • High performance (up to 60 cycles /min)


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Information on the IMPRESSA bread

Technical data and advantages

Table width:

  • 700 mm
  • 900 mm
  • 1,100 mm
  • 1,300 mm
  • 1,500 mm
  • 1,700 mm



  • 500 - 9,000 kg/h
  • Highest flexibility due to its modular design
  • Huge product variety due to its large number of specific components
  • High weight accuracy and quality of final products
  • Gentle dough processing thanks to consistent FRITSCH SoftProcessing technology
  • High capacity
  • Safe processing of soft dough thanks to specially coated components, guides and tools
  • Quick and easy handling due to its intuitive operating concept
  • Easy to clean due to its hygienic design and good accessibility
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Dough sheeter


  • Patented five roller forming system
  • Very gentle working method
  • Very uniform dough sheet
  • No use of separating agents (such as oil, for example)



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Satellite head


  • Very gentle reduction
  • Prevents falling heights
  • Anti-adhesive coated rollers




  • Synchronised or pendulum movement
  • Precise cross cutting
  • No superfluous jamming or stretching


Bread roll round moulder


  • Patented round moulding system
  • Specially for soft and pre-proofed doughs
  • Optional fat insertion (i.e. for rose buns)


Baguette coiling unit


  • Counter running/synchronised moulding belts
  • Moulding belts that can be folded back ensure easy cleaning
  • Calibrating roller for tightly coiled products





  • Prior moistening through roller or spraying system
  • Optional: different strewing systems
  • Decorative cutting



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