Extruded Cheese Snack Testing Methods

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hardness, crispness, toughness and crunchiness

Abstract

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 storeā€brand extruded cheese curls.