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Shelf Life - Introduction

Shelf Life - Introduction

Manufacturers want to prevent or delay mechanisms of food deterioration and spoilage, to reduce costs, ensure food safety and extend shelf life, while...

Dough mixing

Dough mixing

There are several processes which occur during the mixing of the dough. These include: Dispersion of all the ingredients and blending into a homoge...

Fats for biscuits

Fats for biscuits

In biscuits, fat is one of the main ingredients besides flour and sugar. The required characteristics of the fat in baked products and biscuits can v...

Mechanical emulsification

Mechanical emulsification

Application of the high speed-high shear mixing process, a liquid phase of oil and water, results in a desired emulsion, which allows for optimum wate...

Dough batch mixers types

Dough batch mixers types

The vertical mixer is the most common type of mixer. Besides that one, there are three other types of batch mixers in the biscuit industry that can be...

Oven inspection and audit

Oven inspection and audit

The annual inspection and audit will support the preventative maintenance program and help to ensure excellent oven performance, economy and long life...

Radio frequency heating

Radio frequency heating

Industrial Radio Frequency heating at high power is a very specialized field and relies to a large extent on knowledge gained through field experience...

The Biscuits

The Biscuits

Biscuits broadly fall into four categories. Each category and each product type requires a particular baking process.

Rotary moulding

Rotary moulding

Rotary moulded biscuits are essentially produced from a soft dough, ranging from thin sandwiched products through all grades of shortcake to shotbread...

Open wire mesh bands

Open wire mesh bands

In this article we cover the most popular open wire mesh bends from Agrati Group, and other high quality bands from Steinhaus GmbH and Ashworth Inc.