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Whether you start with dry corn and manage every step of traditional corn processing, including the cook, simmer, and soak processes, or use the Corn Masa Maker™ System (CMMS), we offer a complete solution and can make all shapes of tortilla chips. The CMMS is our revolutionary method which makes fresh masa in a fraction of the time that a traditional system requires, producing high quality masa in minutes rather than hours. As a leader in providing solutions for the tortilla chips industry, our experts, together with our strategic partners, offer you full turnkey solutions with high-speed, high-capacity production lines, from kernel to consumer.

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Packaged Product Being Rejected by Checkweigher
May 19, 2022

Checkweigher Rejector Options: Flip, Fall, or Fly

Checkweighers are designed to divert inferior product off the production line. Depending on a manufacturer’s product, Ishida provides several rejector arm options to optimize the checkweighing process.

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Snack Food Vertical Form Fill Seal Machine
Nov 16, 2021

Improving End-of-Line Packaging Efficiencies

Q&A: An expert’s insight into snack food vertical form fill seal (VFFS) bagmaking.

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Maximize cooking oil life for industrial frying
Aug 16, 2021

Industrial Frying: How to Maximize Cooking Oil Life

Cooking oil is a key component of food processing, and taking steps to delay its degradation can result in reduced waste, costs, and risk of creating poor tasting food products. In this article, we discuss optimizing cooking oil life in industrial frying applications.

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Corn Products Processing
Apr 6, 2021

A Guide to Processing Corn Products from Raw Corn to Masa to Formed Products

We discuss what is involved in corn preparation, masa making, and corn formation for a myriad of corn-based products, such as tortilla chips, corn chips, taco shells, tostadas, and tortillas.

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Packaging Containers
Apr 2, 2021

Q&A How Different Product Types and Sizes Impact Metal Detection and X-ray Inspection of Food 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.

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Ishida X-ray Inspection Systems Blog Article
Mar 16, 2021

How to Select the Right X-ray Machine

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.

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Sustainable Food Systems
Jan 18, 2021

Creating a More Resilient and Sustainable Food System

Heat and Control is committed to creating a more resilient and sustainable food system, and a primary area where our R&D teams are exploring is by reducing carbon emissions.

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Seasoned and Coated Snack Foods
Nov 26, 2020

Choosing the Optimal Continuous Coating System

The first step in determining the best continuous coating system is determining what you want from the last step.

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