26 06, 2019

Get a Technological Edge at PROCESS EXPO 2019

Brought to you by the Food Processing Suppliers Association In the baking industry, there’s a clear focus on ingredients and formulas. And while these are crucial aspects, processing equipment and technologies can be just as important. Without efficient production lines that take advantage of the latest technology, you’re missing out on changes to improve the [...]

15 04, 2019

Bread Processing

Bread Processing Also known as bread manufacture process What is Bread Processing? Traditionally, the term “bread processing” was used by high-speed bakers to assess the contribution of moulding or makeup stages of dough to the manufacture of bread. Today, it’s a broader term describing the overall manufacturing process of breads and buns. [...]

5 04, 2019

Water Blending Systems

Water Blending Systems What are Water Blending Systems? A water blending system is an integrated valve unit that combines streams of water connected through piping to produce a single liquid stream of desired temperature and/or volume that can be used in bakery operations such as dough mixing, flour hydration, liquid brew systems, [...]

15 03, 2019

Pan Lubrication

Pan Lubrication What is Pan Lubrication? Pan lubrication is a critical step in high-speed bakeries processing thousands of loaves per hour. It allows the baked goods to be easily depanned (released from pan) as soon as they leave the oven. At this point, finished product temperature is about 200˚F (93˚C) and bread’s [...]

22 02, 2019

Mixer Design

Mixer Design What is Mixer Design? A bakery mixer is designed to produce bread dough or cake batter by bringing dry and liquid ingredients together to form a mass with optimum rheology and handling properties. For a preset product load, efficient mixers should perform their function under optimal mechanical and energy consumption. [...]

22 02, 2019

Oven Design

Oven Design What is Oven Design? Ovens are an integral component of food and other manufacturing processes. Their design takes into consideration the overall plant layout as well as the type and estimated production volume. In baking operations, ovens are responsible for transferring heat to bring dough pieces to baking temperatures. Baking [...]

21 02, 2019

Proofer Design

Proofer Design What is Proofer Design? A proofer is a piece of equipment designed to provide a specific temperature and relative humidity conditions to boost yeast activity of the fermenting dough pieces. Proofing equipment provides convective surface heating and conduction of heat from the dough surface to its interior. Typical proofing conditions [...]

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