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Butter cookies

Butter cookies

I learned the first professional basics about cookies when I was 8 years old - “when you want to bake cookies, use your baking time”.

Biscuit baking ovens

Biscuit baking ovens

Biscuit baking ovens, generally known as tunnel ovens, have long conveyors which carry the dough pieces through a heated box section baking chamber. O...

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...