Trusting your suppliers is good, but x-ray inspection systems can detect the foreign body contaminants they don't. This case study illustrates how a German manufacturer of ready-to-eat cakes implemented x-ray inspection technology to improve the safety of its products.
Kuchenmeister GmbH has been known for its delicious baked and confectionary specialities for 130 years. Operating from its HQ in Soest with approximately 1000 employees, the family company today ranks among the largest mid-sized baked goods producers and is the German market leader in the field of ready-to-eat cakes. A total of 92,000 tonnes of cakes were produced and marketed in 2013 under the company’s own brand and other brands.