Category Archives: Processing

Freeze-dry technology can slow ice cream melting rate, research finds

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Researchers have found freeze-drying technology could result in tastier ice cream that melts at a slower rate – offering food processors new opportunities, according to European Freeze Dry, a freeze-dried ingredients manufacturer. The research, published in the Journal of Food Processing and Preservation, was carried out by the Agricultural Research Service (ASR) in the US, found freeze-dried fruit powders including… Read more »

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A Guide to Optimum Proofing Settings

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Different varieties of dough will have their corresponding proofing requirements, which is why being in control of all proofing parameters will ensure the correct rise and texture every time. What type of equipment suits your facility and product range? Let’s find out. Every type of product is different and every production environment is unique; in any case, technology will help… Read more »

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Science to Stabilize Sourdough Fermentation

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Scientists need to develop a method to stabilize sourdough fermentation. The science in developing sourdough baked goods with specific nutritional functionalities also needs to be perfected, Professor Marco Gobbetti (main picture) said at an event organized by Puratos Romania. “The industry needs to consider sourdough as a cell factory. It is a complex of microbes that, if guided well, can… Read more »

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5 Most Common Baking Mistakes, According to Pastry Legend Pierre Hermé

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Calling Pierre Hermé a perfectionist is an understatement. To master the art of painstakingly precise French pastry, there is no other option. Hermé inherited four generations of Alsatian pâtisserie tradition, but that didn’t stop him from seeking formal training. At the age of 14, when most of us are entering high school, he set off for Paris to perfect his… Read more »

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An introduction to high resistant starch wheat flour

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While formulators have typically relied on ingredients such as flour, oats, barley and nuts to heighten an item’s fiber count, the introduction of high resistant starch wheat flour provides a practical way to ramp up the digestive benefits of a variety of baked foods. At the International Bakery Industry Exposition (IBIE), to be held Sept. 7-11, with an education-only day… Read more »

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Premiere at ProSweets 2019: TOMRA Presents New Sorting Equipment

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TOMRA Food, part of the Norwegian TOMRA Group, is showcasing innovative sweets sorting systems for gummies and delicate confectionery products at ProSweets 2019 in Cologne, Germany for the first time. TOMRA systems help food manufacturers ensure that their end products always meet the highest quality standards by reliably and efficiently removing defective articles and foreign materials. Sorting systems for sweets:… Read more »

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Discover the new face of Flexipan

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When Demarle invented the FLEXIPAN®, it revolutionized the world of baking and pastry making. Today, FLEXIPAN® is THE reference for flexible molds and is one of the best-selling pieces of equipment for cooking and baking professionals. More than 30 years since its first inception, we present to you the brand new face of FLEXIPAN® – La Signature De L’Excellence. Below… Read more »

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Tetra Pak Extrusion Wheel produces stick ice cream products with large inclusions at highest capacity

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Tetra Pak has launched an Extrusion Wheel that produces stick ice cream products with large-sized inclusions, such as whole nuts, real fruit segments, or cookie dough chunks at highest capacity on the market. The Tetra Pak® Extrusion Wheel, which can be added to existing lines, uses an innovative vertical rotating design that moves continuously at a synchronised speed to the… Read more »

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Handling Automation: Working with Trays and Pans

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Product carriers play an important role in baking facilities. Bakeware specialist Kempf shares expertise on working with trays in baking facilities, and on what benefits different types of trays bring to the manufacturing line and operations – to best match them with the product. Support trays for the baking industry come in a variety of materials and shapes. Customization is… Read more »

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KHS presents new chunk dosing unit and compact systems at Anuga FoodTec

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At Anuga FoodTec in Cologne, Germany, the KHS Group will have compact and flexible systems specially designed for the beverage, food and dairy industries on display. KHS will be exhibiting its systems at booth A60/A68 in hall 8.1 at Anuga FoodTec. “Users gain many benefits when fillers can be combined with our Blomax stretch blow molder to form a compact… Read more »

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