Automatic, accurate deposits

Our sauce applicators deposit sauce evenly and accurately on your pizza topping line, automating a tedious and inconsistent process.

Available in a variety of configurations for a range of crust sizes and shapes, sauce types, and production lanes and rates – we make sure each sauce applicator is tailored to your operation and SKUs.

Start off your pizza topping line right with Grote sauce applicators.

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A Step Above the Rest

Grote's best-in-class equipment is built for the things pizza manufacturers care about:


Accuracy & Consistency


Our sauce applicators ensure your sauce deposits are the accurate weight, evenly applied, and stay consistent through the entire run.

Increased Production


Whether you’re automating for the first time or enhancing your production, our sauce applicators quickly help you make more pizzas.

Sanitary Design


Our sauce applicators offer easy and thorough changeouts and sanitation so you can get back to production fast.

Incredible Service


Our enduring commitment to outstanding customer service means we’re here when you need us, throughout the entire life of your equipment.



Choose The Best Applicator Machine For You


Automatic sauce depositor for single and two-lane pizza operations:

  • Single or two lanes
  • Single pump per lane
  • Up to 50 pizzas/minute per lane
  • Up to 15” sauce pattern
  • Sauce reservoir: 22 gallons

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Highly configurable sauce depositing for high production pizza operations:

  • Two or three lanes 
  • Tandem pump heads available (up to six total)
  • Up to 50 pizzas/minute per pump
  • Up to 15” sauce pattern
  • Sauce reservoir: 25 gallons

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Adjustable Applicators to Fit Your Needs

When considering sauce applicators, factor in your operation’s needs today and in the future. Whether your first machine or scaling production, our sauce applicators are designed to be flexible for:

Multiple pizzas with sauce moving through a sauce applicator machine.

Production Rates

Our sauce applicators work for a wide range of production rates - from single lane up to 50 pizzas per minute to six pump heads applying sauce on hundreds of crusts per minute, and anywhere in between. 

Sauce being applied to a pizza crust from a sauce applicator machine.

Sauce Types

Our equipment applies a range of viscotic sauces, whether you use tomato sauce, marinara, butter, alfredo, or pesto. Easily sanitize and change out parts to mix and match recipes.

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Pattern Sizes & Shapes

With simple parts changeouts, you can change the sauce pattern size and shape to accommodate all of your SKUs on the same machine.



Sauce Applicator Equipment

Grote equipment has been proven in pizza processing for decades. Our machines are durable, easy to maintain and help you increase production, improve efficiency, and grow your business. Choose from our sauce applicator machines below or contact us to figure out the best solution for you.


UltraDose Sauce Applicator

Evenly apply a wide range of sauces onto your multi-lane, high-production pizza lines while leaving crust edges clean.

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ValuDose Sauce Applicator

Evenly apply a wide range of sauces onto your single- or two-lane, high-production pizza lines while leaving crust edges clean.

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The Grote Company Advantage

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With a personal touch and enduring commitment to our customers, we collaborate as one team to solve tough problems. We proudly serve not only the sandwich assembly lines and equipment we build, but also the people who operate and depend on them. We provide full service and outstanding support throughout the long life of our equipment.

Test Our Equipment With Your Product

We understand that food processing equipment is a large capital investment and a potential change in culture. That’s why we invite you to test our equipment with your specific products and precise operating conditions in our demo facilities. Available at both of our locations – Columbus, Ohio and Deeside, UK – you can evaluate one piece of equipment up to a full line, in standard temperatures or in a controlled cold room – giving you peace of mind that equipment will work the way you need it to in your plant.

Ship your product for a virtual demonstration or visit in person to get a real-life view of how Grote Company equipment can optimize your production. Contact us to schedule a demo now.


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