The story (and science) of processed cheese

Are you a fan of cheese burgers? If so, what type of cheese do you put on top? Do you buy those individually wrap thin ‘cheddar’ slices? I’m not a fan of cheese burgers myself, but we do always have a small pack of exactly those slices of ‘cheese’ in …

How to scale up a food production process?

Chemical engineers love scaling up, but cooks might not have such a scale up itch in them though. Coming up with recipes and great products might be more their cup of tea. However, if you’d like to sell and market your fantastic recipe you’ll most likely have to scale up …

How to scale up a recipe for manufacturing?

You’ve made that perfect bread at home 100 times by now and have only heard super enthusiastic reaction from your friends and family who ate it. So you decide, it’s time to take the leap and start producing 100 of breads a day and start a little business! That’s where …

Scaling up food production – The challenges that lie ahead

Ever wondered why there are preservatives in your food? Why the freshly chopped salad you made yourselves deteriorates so much fast than the store-bought one? How you can manage to scale up your (artisan) food product into a real business? Welcome to the world of ‘scaling up’, in this case …