This feature will comprise a number of components: the main running copy will offer advice on the best way to care for baking tins in order to maximise their lifespan – and the options for extending their lifespan through recoating. Box-out articles will look at release agents
British Baker Insight Feature Synopsis
TINS & RELEASE AGENTS
- Publication date: 4 October 2017
- Editorial submissions deadline: 1 September 2017
- Editorial contact: Anne Bruce – firstname.lastname@example.org
This article will look at the best way to care for baking tins in order to maximise their lifespan – and the options for extending their lifespan through recoating. Topics to be covered should include:
- What should a baker consider when investing in new tins?
- How much of a factor should the type of production process be in selecting tins? (ie manual vs automated)
- What advice can suppliers give on cleaning, maintaining and storing tins?
- What are the biggest problems when using dirty or badly worn tins?
- What are the options available when recoating tins? Can all tins be recoated?
- How can a baker tell when a tin has reached the end of its lifespan?
BOX-OUT: Release agents
This article will look at the type of release agents on the market, with particular consideration given to how some are better than others for particular applications
BOX-OUT: Case studies
A series of case studies will look at the tins and release agents used by three different bakeries. Why do they use a particular type of tin? What do they like/not like about it? What release agent/s do they use, and why?