Biscuit Packaging and Storage / Edition 1

Biscuit Packaging and Storage / Edition 1

by Duncan Manley, D. J. R. Manley
     
 

ISBN-10: 1855732971

ISBN-13: 9781855732971

Pub. Date: 03/01/1998

Publisher: Elsevier Science

The final manual describes the range of packaging options available together with storage and handling, highlighting the key issues in retaining product quality.  See more details below

Overview

The final manual describes the range of packaging options available together with storage and handling, highlighting the key issues in retaining product quality.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781855732971
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
03/01/1998
Series:
Woodhead Publishing Series in Food Science, Technology and Nutrition Series, #6
Pages:
88
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.26(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
 - Vocational qualifications

Background to the biscuit industry
 - What are biscuits?
 - How are biscuits made?
 - How a factory is arranged
 - What your company requires from the factory
 - Ingredient storage areas
 - Your contribution when working with ingredients

Hygiene and safety aspects
 - Safety of food products
 - Sources of contamination
 - Safety for people

Problem solving
 - Introduction
 - The process audit record
 - Control philosophy

The function of biscuit packs
 - Collation
 - Labelling
 - Protection against deterioration
 - Mechanical protection
 - Some potential problem areas

Types of packaging materials
 - Flexible films that are heat sealable and moisture proof
 - Materials used within pack for added protection
 - Overwraps and cases for transportation and storage
 - Tins
 - Palletisation techniques
 - Storage of packing materials

Types of pack and associated wrapping machines
 - Types of primary packages
 - Horizontal flow pack machines
 - Vertical form fill seal machines
 - Roll wrappers and other folded film machines
 - Block bottom bags
 - ‘Every packet’ coding
 - Cartoning machines
 - Setting up machines for changes in pack type and size
 - Troubleshooting

Feeding biscuits into wrapping machines
 - Collation and feeding biscuits in to wrapping machines
 - Feeding by biscuit volume and number
 - Changing a wrapping machine to accept a different biscuit
 - Jumble packing
 - Are manual or automatic systems better?
 - What speed should a wrapping machine be set for?

Biscuit handling and storage before packaging
 - Identification and handling of a substandard product
 - Handling of biscuit that are not to be wrapped from the cooling conveyers

Post wrapping operations
 - Check-weighing
 - Metal detection
 - Quality control checks
 - Palletising and organisation after the wrapping machine
 - Recycling of biscuits from substandard packs
 - Process efficiency records

Storage and warehouse handling
 - Introduction
 - Storage conditions
 - Stacking and handling for transportation
 - DFaults found in stored biscuits

Care, cleaning and maintenance
 - Care
 - Cleaning and maintenance of packing eqipment

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