The making of Kerupuk in Depok, Indonesia

The making of kerupuk, a popular snack in parts of Southeast Asia, at a factory in Depok, Indonesia.

Vapours rise from steamers as employees at a factory in Depok, Indonesia steam the kerupuk before it is fried for consumption. - EPA/Adi Weda | Astro Awani
Kerupuk, Depok, Indonesia

Kerupuk, Depok, Indonesia

Vapours rise from steamers as employees at a factory in Depok, Indonesia steam the kerupuk before it is fried for consumption. - EPA/Adi Weda

Kerupuk, Depok, Indonesia

Kerupuk, Depok, Indonesia

An employee at a factory in Depok, Indonesia arranging trays of raw kerupuk to be dried under the sun. - EPA/Adi Weda

Kerupuk, Depok, Indonesia

Kerupuk, Depok, Indonesia

Employees at a factory in Depok, Indonesia gathering dried kerupuk or crackers and transferring them into large sacks. - EPA/Adi Weda

Kerupuk, Depok, Indonesia

Kerupuk, Depok, Indonesia

Employees at a factory in Depok, Indonesia filling sacks with dried kerupuk or crackers to be packaged and sold to consumers. - EPA/Adi Weda

Kerupuk, Depok, Indonesia

Kerupuk, Depok, Indonesia

Two spiral shaped kerupuk or crackers being held up by an employee of a factory in Depok, Indonesia. - EPA/Adi Weda

Kerupuk, Depok, Indonesia

Kerupuk, Depok, Indonesia

The kerupuk industry is undergoing an exponential growth in line with the improvement in the economy. Here an employee is seen arranging the dried kerupuk before it is being fried. - EPA/Adi Weda

Kerupuk, Depok, Indonesia

Kerupuk, Depok, Indonesia

An employee spreading out raw kerupuk evenly on a special tray to be dried before it is fried at home. They are usually made from starch and other ingredients that serve as flavouring. - EPA/Adi Weda

Kerupuk, Depok, Indonesia

Kerupuk, Depok, Indonesia

An employee carrying a tray filled with dried kerupuk at a factory in Depok, Indonesia. Often made from fish or prawns, they can be consumed solely as a snack or sprinkled on top of certain foods. -EPA/Adi Weda

Kerupuk, Depok, Indonesia

Kerupuk, Depok, Indonesia

Kerupuk or crackers are usually deep fried and consumed solely as a snack or sprinkled on certain foods. Here an employee is seen with a basketful of freshly fried kerupuk at a factory in Depok, Indonesia. - EPA/Adi Weda

Kerupuk, Depok, Indonesia

Kerupuk, Depok, Indonesia

An employee frying a basketful of kerupuk or crackers at a home factory in Depok, Indonesia. - EPA/Adi Weda