IMA Food Equipment (St Albans, Hertfordshire) represents Kalmeijer of Holland which manufactures the KTM pie and tart machines.

The KTM is a development of the KGM biscuit and cookie machine, which has been around for many years.

The KTM is suited for small to medium-sized production units and has compact dimensions of 2m x 0.6m when operating.

The manufacturer claims that it can produce up to 250kg of pies, cookies, biscuits or gingerbread men per hour.

The KGM is used in the UK and Europe for cookie production and, particularly at this time of year, for gingerbread men.

There is a choice of over 50 standard roller designs and shapes or it is possible to have your own choice of design.