Extrusion processing opens up a world of possibilities for creating a variety of whole-grain snacks. Some of the popular options include:
Expanded snacks and breakfast cereals
Using twin-screw extrusion, processors can produce a range of healthy expanded snacks and breakfast cereals. This technology allows for the creation of crispy, expanded products with an open cell structure, distinct from traditional whole-grain formulations. By adjusting the ingredient mix and processing parameters, advancements in die and cutter designs enable the development of innovative product shapes, textures, and density combinations.