Choosing salt for snacks
Depending on the product, you need to pay attention to different details when choosing salt for your snacks.
Nuts, corn chips and puffed snacks
- Particle-size distribution: the right particle size is important to achieve optimum taste impact
- Adherence and solubility: consistent quality is needed to ensure uniform adherence and rapid dissolution. High adherence is essential for lasting flavor
- Flowability: good flowability is needed for even dosage. Additives must not affect flavor
- Particle-size distribution and grain size: proper particle size is important to prevent the nut crumbling or the coating cracking. Particle-size distribution must be consistent
Functions of salt in snacks
- Flavour enhancer
In general, the NaCl content of salted snacks varies between 2 and 5 %.