crisps

 

Showcasing snack capabilities

New machine models and software enhancements, specifically designed for snack packing applications, will be unveiled by Ishida Europe at a series of Open House events, taking place at the company’s UK manufacturing headquarters in Woodgate, Birmingham, from 17– 27 November.

Eating with your ears

‘Crunchy’ is just one of the descriptive terms that are increasingly appearing on packaging to entice us to buy products in which this is an appealing attribute. Tools have even been introduced to measure the potential ‘crunchiness’ profile of certain ingredients to help manufacturers choose and replicate the level of crunch that is required. In […]

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Crisp operation enhanced

Three Ishida integrated total packaging systems for snacks are providing flexibility, reliability and accuracy at Scottish premium crisp manufacturer Mackie’s Crisps at its new factory at Inchcoonans in Errol, Perthshire. The system comprises an Ishida 14 head multihead weigher and Atlas bagmaker along with a throat metal detector and thermal transfer coder, all fully integrated […]

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Seasons greetings

According to Wikipedia, Christmas crackers are part of Christmas celebrations primarily in the UK, Ireland and Commonwealth countries such as Australia, Canada, New Zealand and South Africa. But apparently their origins are sweet related. Pull a cracker this Christmas, in the UK at least, and it’s likely you will receive a set of mini screwdrivers, […]

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Expanded protein crisps range

ADM is due to highlight its Textura range, a line of protein crisps, at this year’s Vitafoods. Manufacturers can incorporate Textura crisps into food products such as cereal bars and healthy snacks to enhance nutrient content, texture and flavour. Textura crisps are available in a range of protein contents and can be tailored to add […]

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Crisp packaging equipment

Pipers Crisps’ factory in Lincolnshire, UK, has recently installed a 14-head CCW-R series multihead weigher in a special ‘crisp’ specification from Ishida, which is designed to handle product quickly and gently throughout the weighing process. This new packing line also includes an Ishida DACS-G checkweigher for a final quality control check. The R series multihead […]