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Biscuit, Cookie and Cracker Production. Process, Production and Packaging Equipment

  • Book

  • July 2018
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
  • ID: 4465358

Biscuit, Cookie, and Cracker Production: Process, Production, and Packaging Equipment is a practical reference that brings a complete description of the process and equipment necessary for automated food production in the food/biscuit industry. The book describes the existing and emerging technologies in biscuit making and production, bringing a valuable asset to R&D personnel and students in food technology and engineering areas. Full of clear illustrations, photos and text describing types of biscuits, cookies and crackers, ingredients, test bakery equipment, dough piece forming, biscuit baking ovens, biscuit cooling and handling, and processing and packaging, this book presents a timely resource on the topic.

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Table of Contents

1. The Biscuits 2. Ingredient storage and handling 3. Dough Mixing 4. Dough Feed Systems 5. Dough Forming: Biscuit cutting machines 6. Dough Piece Forming: Laminating 7. Dough Piece Forming: Rotary Moulding 8. Dough Piece Forming: Depositing 9. Biscuit Baking Ovens 10. Oven Conveyor Bands 11. Oil Spray machines 12. Biscuit Cooling and handling 13. Biscuit Sandwiching 14. Biscuit Packaging 15. Biscuit Production 16. Ingredients for biscuits 17. Test Bakery


Iain Davidson Director, Baker Pacific Ltd., Histon, Cambridge, UK. Iain graduated from the School of Industrial Design (Engineering) at Royal College of Art in London in 1965 and joined Baker Perkins Ltd. He was Industrial Design Engineer, working in the Technical Department on the design of new biscuit, bakery and candy processing.

In 1990 Iain was appointed Regional Manager Asia Pacific for Baker Perkins and re-located to Indonesia and later to China. In 2000 Iain established his own company in Indonesia, PT Baker Pacific Mandiri. The company provided consultancy in the area of process technology and machinery for the biscuit, chocolate and candy industries, establishing a manufacturing capability for biscuit ovens and manufactured ovens in China, India and Indonesia.

During recent years, Iain has provided training programs for technical staff in biscuit bakeries, both courses presented on site and also provision of presentation materials for in house programs. Iain is the author of three books published by Elsevier.