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An SME from Latvia offers the technology for production of apple crisps (dried apple slices) having 8 different tastes. The targeted partners are small or medium food producers willing to expand their product range. The company offers commercial agreement with technical assistance.
The most common dried fruit products in the market are different kind of candied fruits. Fruit crisps are much less frequent. The company from Latvia produces apple crisps and sells the final product in food stores including supermarkets. The original production technology was developed in collaboration with a local university.
The technological process consists of obtaining of apple slices, preliminary treatment, drying in specific environment, technique of adding different species and tastes to the crisps as well as packaging. The final product is ready to sell fine looking small packages. The composition of the packaging material layers ensure sufficient shelf time of the product without loss of quality. The good taste and consistency of crisps ensure competitiveness in the food market.
Seeing the market potential of the product, the company seeks for food production enterprises from other countries interested to include apple crisps in their product range. There are very few offers of such products in European market. The company seeks for commercial agreement with technical assistance offering detailed description of the technology as well as know-how for implementation of the technology in practice.
The apple crisps have a long preservation time - up to 1.5 years.
They are natural and healthy with low calorie content.
Drying technique, temperature, preliminary treatment of apple slices, adding different tastes, control of residual moisture of the final product are the main know-how of the technology.
There are developed recipes for 8 kinds of apple crisps with different tastes.
According to contract with the university all rights of the technology belongs to the company.
The type of partner sought: Small or medium food production enterprises interested in increase of the product range.
The tasks to be performed by the partner sought: implementation of the technology of production of dried apple crisps.