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Products & Services red corn or sweet potatoes in the formulation. For companies looking for entry in the rapidly growing “crisp” category, the tortilla pellet formulation can also be produced as a micro pellet for pressure puffing. (800) 544-8734 SEASONING BLENDS Mane, a global flavor and fragrance company, works proactively with its international colleagues to create true ethnic-inspired seasoning blends. Market trends show that Americans are becoming more experimental with their flavor choices and developing a more adventurous palate. Using its global marketing database and R&D centers, Mane develops flavor-driven seasoning blends with a twist on the familiar to give its customers a satisfying product. Whether manufacturers are looking for a Hispanic, Asian or Indian profile, Mane has the knowledge to create a custom product that resonates with today’s consumer. (513) 248-9876 Cooker (UPC) produces all styles of hard-bite kettle-style potato chips continuously at capacities up to 1,800 finished lb per hour. UPC also can continuously fry many other snacks, including traditional-style potato chips (using little or no water); plantain, banana, malanga and multigrain chips; pellets; and extruded snacks. With patents pending worldwide, UPC uses independent fryer modules integrated into one compact, continuous frying system. Adjusting frying time, temperature and oil flow in each module, the operator can produce snacks with specific texture, moisture and color qualities. (800) 227-5980 MATTE LOOK THAT SPARKLES Printpack offers a matte finish option no matter what materials are selected for a package. Snack manufacturers can create the look of their choice with different inner substrate selections. They can get a frosted look with a clear web; achieve a papery quality with a white inner web; or for a silky-satin finish, couple it with a metallized web. Customers can further accentuate the packaging by including a metallic appearance for selected colors or putting both matte and glossy technologies in the same package. (404) 460-7441 TORTILLA PELLETS J.R. Short introduces a lowexpansion tortilla pellet. Its “crinkle” shape delivers the texture consumers expect from traditional, higher-fat-content tortilla chips, in a whole new look. For low-fat baked chips, tortilla pellets are available in a medium-range expansion that can be air popped. The flavor innovation and healthy appeal are further boosted by incorporating vegetables such as black beans, KETTLE CHIP FRYER Although other manufacturers claim kettle chips can only be made in a batch fryer, Heat and Control’s Universal Product WIRE-CUT MACHINE The Independence Series wire-cut machine from Reading Bakery Systems provides piece-weight accuracy and reliability when creating a variety of cookies, biscuits and bar products. The wire-cut machine uniformly cuts individual shapes at up to 150 cuts per minute. User-friendly touch-screen controls allow the operator to adjust feed roll and cutting speeds, and settings can be stored as recipes in the machine. The machine is portable and can be removed from the production line without disrupting the conveyor system. (610) 678-5890 50 Snack World May 2011

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Snack World - May 1, 2011

Snack World - May 1, 2011
Letter from SFA - Progress and Advocacy
Supplier’s Corner - Onward and Upward
Government Affairs - SFA on the March
Government Affairs - Change Ahead
State of the Industry Report - Brands are Back
For More Research on Snacks
Natural Chips Reign Supreme
Top Potato Chip Brands
TORTILLA CHIPS - Tackling Hot Trends
PRETZELS - Healthy and Beyond
SNACK CRACKERS - The More Healthful Snack
Top Pretzel Brands
Top Snack Cracker Brands
COOKIES - Decadently Healthy
CORN SNACKS - The Scoop on Corn Chips
Top Corn Snack Brands
SNACK NUTS & SEEDS - Investing in Innovation
Top Nut, Seed and Corn Nut Brands
CHEESE SNACKS - Say Cheese to New Snacks
Top Cheese Snack Brands
PORK RINDS - Still on a Fast Track
Top Pork Rind Brands
MEAT SNACKS - Meating High Expectations
Top Meat Snack Brands
READY-TO-EAT POPCORN - Expanding Indulgence
Top RTE Popc orn/Caramel C orn Brands
MICROWAVE POPCORN - Convenience and Health
OTHER SALTED SNACKS - Catch-all Segment Builds With Variety
Top Microwave Popcorn Brands
Top Other Salted Snack Brands
SALSA AND DIPS - Salsa Dips, Dips Rise
Top Salsa and Dip Brands
Innovative and Educational …
Earl Wise Sr. Enters Circle of Honor
Overheard at SnaxPro
Get Ready for SNAXPO 2012: Celebrating 75 Years
New Snacks
Products & Services
Ad Index

Snack World - May 1, 2011