Researchers have hit upon a way of modifying the production of potato chips (crips) to ensure a reduction of the amount of oil in the final product, which is good news for a snack industry focused on improving the health profile of their products.
On-line near infrared (NIR) and visual (VIS) spectroscopy monitoring could be used to screen potato chip samples for high acrylamide content as well as accurately predict their moisture and oil content, claims a new study.
Snacks including sweets and potato chips will not be sold in school
canteens throughout Russia from September of this year, under a new
initiative announced by the country's chief sanitary doctor,
The rise of snacks as grazing food has seen the Czech Republic,
recently identified by the European Commission as having the
longest working hours in Europe, emerge as one of the region's most
dynamic savoury snacks markets,...
A combination of increasingly fast-living lifestyles and weird and
wonderful flavours is helping Poland, Hungary and the Czech
Republic to emerge as some of the most dynamic savoury snacks
markets in Europe, writes Chris Mercer.