With a perception from consumers that legume-based snacks are a healthier alternative to other snacks due to a higher nutrient content, snack food manufacturers are looking at the use of legumes as a base ingredient for creative and flavorful snack products.
Increases in product SKU are challenging for manufacturers who want to balance changing and increasing product variety with operational performance. Below is a Q&A with Todd Grube, Heat and Control Inspection Systems Product Manager, North America, on how different product types and sizes on the same line affect foreign object and quality control strategies.
Consumers expect products that are consistent and of high quality. X-ray technology helps manufacturers effectively ensure product quality within budget. Look for technical performance when evaluating an X-ray machine to trust with your brand’s reputation.
Consumers expect products that are consistent and of high quality. Metal detection helps manufacturers effectively ensure product quality within budget. Look for technical performance when evaluating a metal detector.
Packaging the correct amount of product can make a significant impact on your bottom line. If your packages are too heavy, you are giving away free product; if they are too light, your customers will be unhappy.