Ingredient Handling

Ingredient Handling

From vacuums to blowers, dense phase to continuous movement, ingredient handling methods vary as much as the ingredients moving on or through them. This Research Assistant gathers articles that help put it all in perspective.

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Hostess' technology transplant

Company Profiles
Hostess Brands’ Twinkie and CupCake operations at Emporia, KS, go through an important and comprehensive revamping.

Automating difficult-to-handle ingredients

Sticky, viscous, fatty and other materials pose challenges for automating ingredient handling.

When dense phase makes sense

Ingredients and their textures often determine whether to use dense or dilute phase.

Helping hands with maintenance

Bakers get assistance in preventing maintenance issues with ingredient handling.

Ingredients under control from the start

Automated ingredient handling improves food and operator safety by taking the guesswork out of storing and dosing ingredients.