Bakery Products

  • Richard K. Miller
Part of the VNR Competitive Manufacturing Series book series (VNRCMS)


Most modern bakeries are quite automated in their operation. Computer control is applied to raw material handling and metering functions, enabling the exact and uniform blending of the basic materials and supplementary ingredients. High speed equipment is used for the automatic packaging of buns, rolls and bread. Figure 1 shows a fully automated bun packer capable of bagging 600 buns per minute. An automatic packer designed for bulk packing of rolls for fast food restaurants is shown in Figure 2.


Automatic Packer Fast Food Restaurant Supplementary Ingredient Prepare Food Inspection Task 


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