Industrial Visit – Parsons Nutritionals
Date : 7th March 2019
Venue : Plot No-319C, 320A & B, 321, Second Phase, Harohalli Industrial Area,Kanak Pura-Taluk, Ramnagar-Dist, Bengaluru
Semester : 6th Semester A Section
Number of Students: 30
Faculty : ANAND A
This industry makes cookies, crackers, ice cream cones, and similar bakery products. Major companies in the US include Kellogg’s US Snacks Division, Mondelez International, Pepperidge Farm, and Snyder’s-Lance; other leading firms include ARYZTA (Switzerland), Britannia Industries (India), Parle Biscuits (India), United Biscuits (UK), and Want Want Holdings (China).
Students discussed the following with shop supervisors :
- Automation of chocolate (Gems) preparation unit.
- Automation of chocolate (Monster) preparation unit and
- Automation of chocolate (lickables) preparation unit
MANUFACTURING PROCESS :
The process involves the melting of chocolate in chocolate preparation unit, which is maintained at a temperature of 36-40⁰c and then molding process is done, cooled and conveyed to gems blower machine where it attains a proper shape, after that coloring is done via automated coated machine along with sugar coated process. And then it is sent to polishing and shorting division where to get a good shine and shape of gems. And then finally, it is checked and packing process is done by candy wrapping machine.