By Adina and Tracy
Corn is a vegetable that used in a large percentage of our food, corn is grown in more than 400,000 farms across the globe. The larger farms that produce more corn are in United States and China.
Potatoes come from the Andes Mountains located in South America, potatoes are a commonly used vegetable, usually made fried, cooked, baked mashed etc. Potatoes are a favorite and most popular vegetable in the U.S.
Corn starch is an ingredient used to thicken soups, sauces etc. Corn starch was discovered in the year of 1840 by a man named Thomas Kingsford.
The three main ingredients used to make Frito-lays Ruffles chips are potatoes, corn and corn starch. Potatoes are raised in well drained, loose soil. Potatoes will not grow if there is no consistent moisture, so water can continuously when are forming. Hilling has to be done before the potatoes start to bloom. When the plant has grown 6 inches, make sure
to hoe the dirt up at the base to cover up the roots so it could support the plant. Hill the potatoes every week to save your crop.
be processed. The workers in the company, using the machines they have are processing the potatoes. They are examined and tasted for quality. They are peeled and washed with cold water. They are passed through machines that slice the potatoes into very thin slices. After this process, they are put in cold water to wash of the the removes of the starch when they were cut. Some potatoes are treated with chemicals to enhance the color. They are passed through air jets to suck the water and flow into troughs filled with oil. They are passed through drum filled with with powder seasonings. The chips oil is drained and they began to cool.