Pellet snack line

Process

The pellet snacks market has opened up tremendously over the past few years. Consumers are ready to be enticed by flavours, shapes, colours and aromas. Our machines are making pellet snacks in all possible sizes and types.

  • Handling
  • Weighing and dosing
  • Handling
  • Frying
  • Flavouring
  • Handling
  • Weighing and dosing
  • Handling
  • Frying
  • Flavouring
  • Handling

    As potatoes are processed from raw materials to final product, they are transported from machine to machine.

    Each step in the process has its own requirements for transportation. Cooling, weighing, sorting, dewatering, and defatting may also be part of the transport production process.

    KIremko offers a wide variety of applications for product handling and transportation. Vibrators and conveyor belts account for about 15% of the overall cost of a production line, so making the right choice is essential for achieving the best results.

    Big-bag discharge station

    Raw pellets are usually supplied in industrial big bags with a discharge spout at the bottom. The discharge station is mounted above the bunker belt so the pellets can be fed safely into the system

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    Bunker belt

    The bunker belt receives several batches of raw pellets and feeds the processing line in order for the line to run for several hours. The bunker belt also can receive raw pellets supplied in smaller containers, such as carton boxes.

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  • Weighing and dosing

    The Kiremko weighing and dosing systems are one of the most accurate systems on the market. Up to four different ingredients can be added to a controlled product flow. All dosing is based on the loss-in-weight principle. The top-up of additives is automatically controlled. The smart systems will warn the operator for any irregularities. An optimal product flow is guaranteed by the Kiremko weigh belt.

    Dosing Vibrator

    The dosing vibrator helps to even out the surge of product and in this way creates an even flow into the fryer, which is essential for an optimal frying process.

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  • Handling

    As potatoes are processed from raw materials to final product, they are transported from machine to machine.

    Each step in the process has its own requirements for transportation. Cooling, weighing, sorting, dewatering, and defatting may also be part of the transport production process.

    Kiremko offers a wide variety of applications for product handling and transportation. Vibrators and conveyor belts account for about 15% of the overall cost of a production line, so making the right choice is essential for achieving the best results.

    Feed vibrator fryer

    The purpose of the in feed vibrator is to feed the product into the fryer as evenly distributed as possible, both widthwise and lengthwise.

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  • Frying

    A correctly blanched cut product will make further processing more efficient. A blanching process can influence the crispness after frying, the shelf life after packaging, as well as the colour and firmness of the end product. We combine an accurate blanching time and temperature setting with a robust, low maintenance design.

    Our many years of experience have helped us design well-considered and efficient blanchers for various processing lines. These are now exported all over the world and are maximizing tons of potatoes.

    Pellet snack fryer

    The pellet snack fryer is suitable for a wide range of pellet snacks. A dipping conveyor belt takes the pellet snacks through the frying oil and within 6 to 30 seconds, the pellet snacks are fried and expand into their final shape.

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    Paper filter

    The paper filter will remove the smallest particles of starch from the frying oil. The oil is filtered by means of a V-shaped conveyor belt on which paper has been applied. The used paper is collected in a special bin with an extinguishing installation; the filtered oil is returned to the fryer. The capacity, depending on paper type and filter size, is nominal 7 - 10 m3/hour.

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    Defatting vibrator

    The cascade-style defatting vibrator ensures that excess frying oil will be removed from the product, so that it is recovered and put back into the frying system and does not pollute the packaging line

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  • Flavouring

    Successfully adding flavourings depends on the accuracy with which the exact quantities of flavouring are applied and bonded to the hot product. Our objective is to provide a combination of optimum spreading of flavourings and an attractive end product, which is essential for the yield of your production process.

    WeighGuard

    The Kiremko WeighGuard is an advanced system that ensures the accurate dosing of salt, dextrose or other flavourings as an addition to your product. The Kiremko WeighGuard prevents over or under-dosing meaning a higher return. The end product is always uniform and consistently flavoured.

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    Flavour drum

    Flavouring is introduced to the drum at the same time as the potato chips or snack pellets. The dispensing system ensures the exact amount of flavouring in relation to the product.

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