Extruded Cheese Snack Testing Methods
hardness, crispness, toughness and crunchiness
This study presents five testing methods for analyzing extruded cheese curls using the TA.XTPlus Texture Analyzer and Exponent Software. These methods are applicable to many extruded snacks and other foods. The five test methods use puncture, shear and compression techniques to evaluate the products. The tests are all conducted on Market Basket store‐brand extruded cheese curls.