STEP 1: Mixing of flours
Based on the recipe, preparation of a mix of flour (potato starch, maize, wheat, etc.) and water.
STEP 2: Extrusion and drying
The mix is passed through an extruder to achieve the desired shape and size of product using a nozzle and a knife. The product then passes through a drying oven to remove as much water as possible and make it crispy.
STEP 3: Flavouring
On leaving the oven, the product enters a revolving tube to be flavoured using flavourings, salt and fat (sunflower oil) or peanut paste, according to the recipe.
STEP 4: Bagging
The fried snacks are then spread over weighing scales that will weigh out the desired quantity of product and transfer this amount to bags
STEP 5: Packaging
These bags are then packed into a cardboard box either by an operator or by an automated process