Carrot Chips is Nutritional Alternative to Potato Chips
Carrot Chips is Nutritional Alternative to Potato Chips , the processing flow is almost same.
1. Carrot Chips Making Methods & Appearance
Carrot chips are snack which has removed raw carrot’s discomfortable smell and retained most of the carrot’s nutrition. Carrot chips have the similar processing steps with potato chips processing such as the material cleaning & peeling, cutting, blanching, frying or drying until the chips become crispy. Then, both of them could be flavored or salted. However, carrot chips have an orange appearance which is different from yellow or white potato chips.
2. Carrot Chips Nutrition
Different from potato chips, fried or dried carrot chips are rich in Vitamin A: which could improve vision problems due to malnutrition, other nutrition such as beta-carotene and calcium have also been found in carrot chips. However, the fried carrot chips still contain high calorie. With the increase in health awareness, the dried carrot chips, which contain less fat than the fried one, are chosen as better alternatives to potato chips, as both of them have similar tastes and uses.
3. Carrot by-products’value
Carrot residues still have valued substances. For example, after processing, the carrot residues contain 4%–5% protein, 5%–6% minerals, 37%–48% total dietary fiber, and 71.6% total carbohydrates of raw material. What’s more, microelements like Na, K, Ca, Mn, Fe, Zn and beta-carotene have also been found in carrot pomace, all of the micronutrients could be extracted and used for making high-fibered biscuits, functional drinks, bread, and fortified wheat.
Carrot Chips Market
The processed carrot chips are nutritional food choice with appetizing taste. Its main types are divided into fried carrot chips and dried carrot chips, fried carrot chips are consumed as a substitute for potato chips and dried carrot chips could be used in cooking after the rehydration.
1. Fried carrot chips market
Our research has shown that people prefer healthier snack and they’d like to try a new taste. The carrot chips snack has nutrition and it is flavorful & crispy for kids who don’t like eating carrot vegetable.
In poverty-stricken areas of developing countries, people may choose deep-fried carrot chips to be their important food choice. Because in these areas, people are often lack of calories and vitamins, fried carrot chips could supply this nutrition and help them to combat vitamin deficiencies.
In the developed country like the UK, the market share of high-quality, handmade vegetable chips snack is still small and expected to enlarge. The research shows, 40% of the regular chips consumers are interested in buying sweet potato flakes, the rest of them would like to choose carrot chips, apple slices, and other fruit & vegetable mix chips.
2. Dried Carrot Chips Market
Dried carrot chips have lower calories than the fried one, and they can be rehydrated & cooked as fresh carrots again. After six hours of rehydration in cold water and in 65℃ hot water, dried carrots chips separately have a rehydration ratio of 3.78:1 and 4.81:1. Because of its long storage time(basically six months) and lightweight for transportation, dried carrots have been sold in most of the supermarkets around the world. They may be used as a topping on soups or salad, or accompany with food such as hummus or dips.
Carrot chips’ raw material is easy to get(carrots are one of the ten most important vegetable crops in the global, world production of carrots and turnips in 2014 is 38.8 million MT), and with our fully automatic carrot chips production line, the expensive labor costs are saved, too.
4. Competition Threats
Since more and more companies find business opportunities in instant vegetable slices which could catch up with the fast pace of urban life, competitions for providing better product experience and winning more market share become increasingly fierce among competitors. Therefore, it’s necessary for companies to classify market segments and add value pricing.
Romiter Machinery Co., Ltd. is a market leading designer and a manufacturer of Carrot Processing Machine with 20 years’experience. In the past 20 years, we focused on researching and designing the machinery which could process the carrot into different types. Romiter Carrot Processing Machine meat Europe Quality Requirement. with CE Certification
Romiter Carrot Processing Machine are widely sold all over the world. Now, our main product include Carrot Washing Peeling Machine, Carrot Chip Cutting Machine, Carrot Stick Cutting Machine, Carrot Cube Shape Cutting Machine, Carrot Juicer Machine, Carrot Dryer Machine, Carrot Fries Making Machine, Carrot Powder Machine, Carrot Bag Dosing Packing Machine, Carrot Harvester Machine and other carrot related machine.