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EQUIPMENT
Sweet Goods & Pastry Processing

Flexible equipment and gentle handling allow bakers to expand
their pastry and sweet goods lines to meet consumer trends.
by Charlotte Atchley

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Delicacy has long been a priority for sweet goods and
pastry producers. These fragile treats require gentle handling to maintain their integrity. Flexibility, however, is
becoming a greater priority as these categories require
creativity to follow the latest market shifts.
" Production of pastry products has developed rapidly over the years as consumer trends have continued
to evolve, " said Hans Besems, executive product manager, AMF Bakery Systems. " New ingredients, healthier
products, fewer calories and hand-crafted products like
artisan-baked pastries or croissants are very popular. "
These trends can go viral. Remember the cronut?
Consumers are also asking for pastries that leave them
with less guilt either through a clean label, fruit fillings or
whole grain dough. Maybe the product portfolio needs
to go the opposite direction with a focus on premium
ingredients: nuts, caramels, real butter and chocolate.
Incorporating global indulgences into a North American
line can ease the cabin fever consumers are experiencing
during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
All of these trends require a versatile line that can
still handle doughs gently and honor product integrity.
Because consumers expect their sweet goods and pastries to be beautiful as well as delicious, automation becomes a baker's best friend.

Adjusting on the fly
A production line can be flexible in two ways: in capabilities and settings. Both are critical for expanding a

pastry and sweet goods portfolio to adapt to either new
ingredients that affect processability or new formats.
When working with new formulations, whether toward
the healthier end or more indulgent, operators need
equipment that has automated settings to adjust to the
new dough and fillings.
" The pastry line process must face the unavoidable variability in the characteristics of the ingredients used to produce a desired product, " said Shilpa
Builta, account manager, North America, Mecatherm.
" Manufacturers must not only meet quality, cost and efficiency targets but also have the flexibility to cope with
the markets' changing demands. Rather than adapting
the ingredients to the equipment, we need to use equipment that can be easily adapted to various ingredients. "
Mecatherm's Mecapatisserie line allows operators to
adjust at every step to deal with variations due to alternate ingredients whether they're a simple change in flour
quality or reformulating for a clean label.
Whole grains, for example, can result in a stiffer, drier
dough, which can be more difficult to process. Full butter products are common on a pastry line, but bakers are
also introducing healthier fats, too.
" They all pose their own changes to the process, " said
John Giacoio, vice president, sales, Rheon USA. " We just
have to handle it a little bit differently, but it's just making an adjustment. "
Premium fats can come into play with laminated
products like pastries. Pumps deposit the fat layer onto

Butter and healthier
shortenings can require
process changes as
they are incorporated
into pastry products.
Fritsch, a Multivac company

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