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Choosing the Right Snack Packaging Machine for Your Business

Snack packaging is extremely popular across the world today because it lengthens the shelf-life of the product and prevents it from contamination, moisture, and spoilage. Snack packing machines and lines must be chosen carefully keeping in mind your specific business needs, budget, capacity and intended use.

The first step is to determine the specific needs of your business. Consider factors such as the type of snacks you will be packaging, volume of production, packaging material, and any other features that you might require in a snack packaging machine. Your choice must be pocket-friendly, give room for economies of scale, and future growth of the business.

Specific Requirements in a Snack Pack Machine

Machine Capacity

Firstly, consider the capacity of the machine. Depending on the size of your business, you may need a snack packaging machine with a higher or lower output. Consider the volume of snacks you will be producing and choose a snack packaging machine that can manage those volumes.

Intended Use

Think about the intended use of the snack packing machine. Will the machine be used for packaging a variety of different snacks or will it be used for a specific type of snack? Consider the flexibility of the machine and whether it can be easily adjusted for diverse types of snack packaging.

Machine Options

Look at the features of different snack packaging machines and compare them to determine which one is the best fit for your business. For example, a packaging machine can be automatic, semi automatic, or completely manual. You may need to pack powdery substances or liquid food products too. Which packaging line suits your exact requirement is the moot question here.

Machine Maintenance

Next consider the maintenance and upkeep of the machine and the long-term

costs you will incur thereby. Snack packaging machines require regular maintenance and cleaning to ensure they function properly. Consider the ease of maintenance and the availability of replacement parts when choosing a machine.

Future Business Growth

Think about the future needs of your business. As your business grows, you may need to upgrade your snack packaging equipment. Consider whether the snack pack machine you choose can be easily upgraded or adapted to meet the changing needs of your business.

Packaging Speed

When choosing the right snack packaging machinery for your business, you should start off by asking yourself how many products you intend to put out each day and how fast you need it to be, because this will help decide which snack packaging machine is good for you.

Snack packaging machinery allows you to package more products per hour than physical labour, and much more efficiently too. If getting a product quickly to market is an important aspect of your business, investing in snack packaging machinery will be helpful.

Snack Pack Machine Durability

Being aware of the fact that snack packaging machines involve substantial capital investments, find a supplier or manufacturer who ensures that every snack packaging machine is designed and built for long and trouble-free service. Upgrades must be easy and inexpensive. The snack packing equipment must be durable even when market demands change. They must be future proof.

Machine Versatility

The chip packaging machine you choose must be designed to package a full range of snacks such as dry fruits, nuts, namkeen, Kurkure, puffed snacks and potato chips. These machines must be designed with versatility in mind. This means that they can work with the same functionality and efficiency for other food products such as assorted candies, pasta, biscuits, cereals, macaroni or even grains, sugar, pulses, and powders.

The Nichrome Edge

Nichrome’s Vertical Form Fill Seal (VFFS) range is the ultimate choice for namkeen packaging functions. Nichrome’s Wing 200 E-Line Snack Pack, Excel VertiPack 320, Sprint 250 Snack Pack, Excel 400 Plus Multi-Head Weigher and Sprint 250 Plus Multi-Head Weigher arepreferred choices of customers across the world.

Nichrome’s automated snack packaging machines fitted with Control Engineering (CE) marked Programmable Logic Controller (PLC), touch screen human machine interface (HMI), and servo motor driven sealing system, can effectively seal with pressure levels maintained.

They can be programmed to pull the exact length of film required for packaging snacks and offer a perforation system to deliver a chain of small snack pouches.

Nichrome’s VFFS, Horizontal Form Fill Seal (HFFS) and multilane snack packing lines, findapplications in packagingchips, puffed snacks, dry fruits, wrapped candies, macaroni, biscuits, pasta, breakfast cereals, potato chips, Kurkure, macaroni, namkeen, nuts, soya chunks, and high counts biscuits.


For enterprises big and small, for applications existing and emerging, Nichrome offers infinite possibilities in integrated, automated packaging solutions. We partner with customers through the complete product lifecycle, offering application-specific solutions, backed by dependable service and support. Based in Pune, India, our sales & service network spans India and the world. We have presence in forty-five plus countries and over ten thousand plus successful installations worldwide.