If you are starting your own production for potato chips or expanding your brand to include fried potato snacks, you need a complete and cost-efficient production line. A solution is needed that ensures minimal loss of raw material and efficient use of water and energy while maintaining excellence in taste, colour and texture of your fried potato snacks.
Kuipers’ Complete Processing lines for various potato products provide a complete solution of turning raw potato input into delicious deep-fried snacks until packaging. It offers turnkey potato processing products to ensure optimal production throughout the line.
The frying line for potato chips uses gentle heat transfer to heat up the frying oil to ensure that your product is evenly fried. It is equipped with a system to prevents dust and small particles from mixing with your product into the fryer to prevent the degradation of the oil quality very fast. The production plant is a continuous and fully automatic operation. It starts with receiving the raw potatoes and includes the necessary potato washing and de-stoning equipment to clean and prevent damage to the peeling and slicing or dicing units. In the peeling stage, it applies batch type, abrasive peeling. It is also equipped with a blancher to reduce the sugar content from the potato slices to prevent quick dark colouring and maintain product quality. The plant also includes a smart water treatment system which allows the lowest possible water usage in the industry, reducing it by three hundred per cent.
It also provides you with an option for frying oil heating which can either be via a thermal oil heater or electrical elements. Apart from potato chips, it can be used for the small-scale production of French fries, for either frozen or chilled fries require