Well designed Semi-automatic potato chips processing machine is able to produce potato chips with a crisp taste. Crisp potato chips are the common snack in our daily life, and it is favored by people due to different kinds of flavors. These potato chips machines all made of stainless steel and can work with high efficiency, widely applying to the different chips manufacturers.
The semi-automatic potato chips processing machine includes different capacities, from 50kg/g-200kg/h. Now I take the capacity of 100kg/h as an example.
Small potato chips plant working video
The required machine in 100kg/h potato chips production line
|1||potato washing and peeling machine|
|2||potato chips cutting machine|
|3||chips blanching machine|
|4||chips dewatering machine|
|5||potato chips frying machine|
|6||chips de-oiling machine|
|8||potato chips packing machine|
This is potato washing and peeling machine.You can use this type machine to clean and peel potatoes since it is equipped with a high washing rate and peeling rate.
The washed potatoes are very clean without any dirt on the surface of it. Most importantly, this potato washing machine can fully peel the potatoes.
The potato cutter machine is used to cut the peeled potatoes into slices. The thickness of the potato slices is adjustable. Now I introduce you two common types of potato chips cutting machine, and you can choose one anyone when you purchasing.
Type one:press type
It is a press type potato cutting machine. When working, you need to push the potato into the machine, and only one potato can be placed one time.
The shape of potato slices is elliptical with a rather smooth surface. What’s more, it also can cut other fruits and vegetables.
Type two: multifunctional potato cutter
This potato cutting machine is able to cut potato into two shapes such as round shape and wavy shape, which can be achieved by changing the inner blade.
There are two cutting blades inside the machine, and it is easy to disassemble and install. What’s more, they are vulnerable parts, and it is necessary to buy an extra one.
In order to keep the bright color and taste of fried potato chips, you mush use chips blanching machine to remove the starch of potatoes.
The working principle is very easy. You just need to place the cut potatoes slices into hot water, and then the starch will be removed within a short time. The blanching temperature is adjustable, and its range is 80-100℃.
The next step is to remove the water of potato slice for safe frying. The control panel makes the dewatering time adjustable. And the dewatering time is 1to 2 minutes.
Frying is the most crucial step during the potato chips processing machine. You can take out the fried potato slices after 5 minutes, and they can be eaten directly at this time.
The purpose of using chips deoiling machine is to make the fired potato chips taste better since nobody like to eat rather greasy products.
After deoiling, it is time to use the chips seasoning machine. What’s the function of the seasoning machine? It is designed to spread different flavors to the fried potato chips. We can give you a suggestion about the recipe of flavors if you need.
In the small potato chips plant, the last step is to use a vacuum packing machine.
This chips packing machine bears reasonable structure and size, and it can completely extract the air inside bags so that the fried potato chips can be stored for a longer time. Of course, it can pack other fruits as well.
Why do more and more people start to open potato chips business?
The data shows that as of the end of 2017, the global potato chips market has reached 29.7 billion US dollars, and the average annual sales volume increased by 5.9% from 2012 to 2017. The consumption of potato chips is still dominated by Western countries. The United States has the largest market in the world, followed by the United Kingdom, Russia, Brazil, China, and India. Therefore, the people in these countries have begun to import advanced potato chips machine in order to obtain higher profits.
Potato chips that meet the needs of the public can keep up with the development of the times
It is expected that the market will maintain natural growth in the next few years. Product innovation is one of the main driving factors. People should research the bold and novel tastes, especially the taste that caters to young consumers. The increasing demand for snacks and the ever-increasing quality are also important factors driving the development of the potato chips market.
At present, the demand for the convenience of snacks has further deepened, and consumers are increasingly inclined to replace snacks with meals. The manufacturers of potato chip machine are following this trend to cater to the needs of the public.
The potato chips with healthy recipe are more popular with consumers
Now consumers are paying more attention to health issues, and healthy eating has become a trend. Therefore, potato chip manufacturers are under pressure to redesign formulas to reduce harmful ingredients such as salt and fat. With the rise in obesity, diabetes, gluten allergy, and other diseases, consumers are increasingly concerned about functional and non-GMO ingredients.