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Does Traeger make their own pellets?

At Traeger we don’t just manufacture our own pellets, we created the “gold standard” in pellet production, ensuring your fuel delivers incredible pure, hardwood taste, and consistency in your cooks you can rely on time after time. Flavoring your food with rich, hardwood taste just makes sense!

What is a pellet mill used for?

A pellet mill (also called pellet machine, pellet press) is a type of mill or machine which is used to make pellets from powdered materials. A pellet mill is usually consisted of pellet die and rollers.

How do I start a pellet mill business?

In brief, to start a wood pellet business, you need to have stable supply of biomass materials, you should own or rent enough place to build a wood pellet workshop, and you need a complete set of wood pellet production equipment.

How do you manufacture wood pellets?

This is the story of how those pellets are made.

  1. Wood fiber arrives.
  2. Bark is removed.
  3. The wood is chipped.
  4. Wood chips are screened for quality.
  5. Drying the wood chips.
  6. Dry wood chips are shredded into fiber.
  7. The pellets are formed under extreme pressure.
  8. The pellets cool down.

Are Traeger wood pellets real wood?

Traeger’s advertising says it uses “100% natural, food-grade hardwood” in pellets, with small amounts of food-grade soybean oil added as a lubricant for its machines in the pellets. The pellets sold under the Traeger brand state “All Natural Hardwood” on the packaging.

Does Traeger use real wood?

Traeger wood pellets are made from 100% natural hardwood–that means no fillers, binding agents, bark material, or artificial additives. As the only company that owns and operates its entire pellet production – from mill to grill – Traeger is able to offer the highest standard U.S.-made, food-grade quality pellets.

Why are Traeger grills so good?

If you want to reliably grill meat to perfection with little effort, then you’ll want the Traeger. It produces consistent, reliable, great results, every single time. While it uses wood as a fuel source, it provides digital control, simplifying the grilling process and making it positively foolproof.

What kind of wood is Traeger wood pellets made from?

Our premium wood pellets are made from 100% natural, cooking quality hardwood. Traeger pure wood pellets grant the perfect burn for optimal wood fired flavor. Made in the USA and overseen from sawmill to shelf, we provide the most trusted fuel source available with endless flavor combinations.

What happens when you turn off the Traeger pellet mill?

They will be hot from contact with the metal dies. Turn off the pellet mill after it has processed all the sawdust into pellets. The pellets are now ready to burn in a Traeger grill or other pellet-burning appliance. Store cooled pellets that you do not use right away in sealed bags.

Where does Traeger BBQ pellet grills come from?

Traeger Pellet Grills LLC was started in 1985 by Joe Traeger and is now based in Salt Lake City, Utah under different ownership. Wood pellet grills and BBQ wood pellets have become a niche of the wood fuel industry. However, while wood pellets over the previous decades have been a very small niche in the BBQ industry, it’s grown considerably.

What kind of sawdust does a Traeger Grill use?

Traeger pellets are hardwood sawdust compressed into small, cylindrical sections about the size of rabbit feed. These pellets, as well those from other manufacturers, serve as fuel for Traeger and other brands of pellet barbecue grills. They are made out of sawdust from food-grade hardwoods.