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8021705 Dry mixes comprising glycerine  
Dry mixes for forming dough and batters are provided comprising homogenous dispersions of glycerine on one or more ingredients in particulate form. The dry mixes are rendered more resistant to...
8007848 Pneumatic seasoning system  
A pneumatic seasoning system and method utilizing a rotating drum for seasoning, a funnel-fed pneumatic eductor, line splitters, and a plurality of specially-designed swirl-inducing nozzle spools...
7998512 Dough-enrobed foodstuff  
A dough-enrobed foodstuff is provided that contains a filling and is coated with a coating composition that includes a dextrin where less than 50% of the dextrin is soluble in about 25° C. (77°...
7985437 Process and apparatus for stamping a pattern onto a coated frozen confection  
A process for stamping a pattern onto a coated frozen confection comprising the steps of: a) at least partially covering the frozen confection with a layer of coating; andb) bringing a stamping...
7981454 Process and coating composition for extending the shelf life of post harvest produce  
The shelf life of fresh harvest produce is extended by coating the exterior surface of freshly harvested produce with a coating composition comprising an aqueous emulsion of polyvinylidene...
7981453 Delivery system for low calorie bulking agents  
The present invention generally relates to low calorie bulking agents (e.g., cellulose, starch, bran, glucans, hydrocolloids, and the like) coated with a lipid compound to form a base or inner...
7975644 Batter applicator with adjustable tilt control for submerger or coating mechanism  
A batter applicator with an adjustable coating mechanism is disclosed which includes a frame, a main batter tank, a structure comprising at least one of a submerger and an overflow structure that...
7964231 Coated potato substrates having reduced fat content  
A food product including a potato substrate having less than about 6% moisture content that is at least partially coated with a coating composition having a food starch component is provided. The...
7939117 Ruminant feedstock dietary supplement  
This invention provides a rumen-bypass dietary supplement in compacted particulate form. The supplement has the capability to transport fatty acid calcium salt and between about 65-96 percent of...
7934464 Batter applicator with vertically adjustable submerger or coating mechanism  
A batter applicator with an adjustable coating mechanism is disclosed which includes a frame, a main batter tank, a structure comprising a submerger or an overflow structure positioned proximate...
7935375 Process and coating composition for extending the shelf life of post harvest produce  
The shelf life of fresh harvest produce is extended by coating the exterior surface of freshly harvested produce with a coating composition comprising an aqueous emulsion of polyvinylidene...
7923047 Seasoning and method for seasoning a food product while reducing dietary sodium intake  
A seasoning for reducing dietary sodium intake is disclosed. The portion of seasoning has a mean particle size of less than or equal to 20 microns. In one embodiment, the invention is a seasoning...
7914835 Dog chew treats  
A dog chew treat is fashioned from a composition comprising sugar, fiber, and flour. Preferably, the sugar is dextrose, and the flour is pre-gelatinized wheat flour. The composition may be molded...
7906162 Adherence of temperature-sensitive inclusions on edible lightweight cores  
Temperature-sensitive inclusions are adhered to edible lightweight cores using an ambient temperature process.
7906164 Snack/convenience foods and the like having external and/or internal coating compositions  
The disclosure describes new forms of chip-type and other fried or baked snack-type and/or convenience food items, including sweet goods such as cookies, doughnuts, etc., which are externally...
7892589 Dough compositions having a moisture barrier, and related methods  
Described are dough products that contain a hydrogel coating, wherein the hydrogel coating contains a hydrophilic colloid, oil, plasticizer, and water, and functions as a moisture barrier.
7879384 Structured glycerol esters useful as edible moisture barriers  
Lipid compositions are provided that are effective as edible moisture barriers for reducing moisture migration between food components. The lipid compositions include a mixture of structured...
7871655 Method and apparatus for accelerating formation of functional meat mixtures  
A system and method wherein meat product constituents are mixed under a high shear force to combine the constituents into a mixture having a stable protein matrix is disclosed. The system...
7867530 Composition  
There is provided a composition comprising i) a wax in an amount of 10 to 40 wt. % based on the composition ii) a compound in an amount of 60 to 90 wt. % based on the composition, having the...
7858129 High gloss film coating and stable solution therefor  
A coating composition for use in coating foods, confections, nutraceuticals and pharmaceuticals is comprised of shellac in aqueous solution, a hydrolyzed starch product having a dextrose...
7851002 Methods for preserving fresh produce  
The present invention pertains to methods of preserving fresh produce with a produce preservative which extends the shelf life of fresh produce, particularly cut fresh produce. The produce...
7799360 Method and system for washing eggs shells  
The present invention provides a method for washing eggs with a wash mixture of water and composite particles that comprise a mixture of microbial nutrients bound together by a solid fatty acid...
7794766 Oil modifier to lower fat content of fried foods  
This patent pertains to a method of mixing at least one oil with an effective absorption lowering amount of a modified starch to form a mixture; and frying a food portion in the mixture. The...
7754254 Method for providing coated product  
The present invention provides a method for providing a coating comprising maltitol which can prevent the coating from being chipped without using reinforcement or binder at low cost and at short...
7731999 Fat composition for coating food to be cooked and process for producing cooked food  
It is intended to provide a coating fat composition for a food to be cooked and a process for producing a cooked food whereby a fried-like food can be obtained by a simple cooking procedure...
7708822 Composition for coating fruits vegetables and fowl eggs especially useful for organic produce  
The invention relates to a composition for coating fruits, vegetables, fowl eggs, and especially for organically-grown produce for protection and extension of the shelf life of said fruits,...
7666457 Dry mixes comprising glycerine  
Dry mixes for forming dough and batters are provided comprising homogenous dispersions of glycerine on one or more ingredients in particulate form. The dry mixes are rendered more resistant to...
7651721 Milk chocolate containing water  
A process for manufacturing milk chocolate products containing a higher than normal water content by preparing a dark chocolate containing up to 30% by weight of water, adding a milk powder...
7645471 Processes for coating an animal feed to obtain coated animal feed products  
A process of coating an animal feed to obtain a coated animal feed product is provided. The process includes the step of applying a first coating to the animal feed, wherein the first coating...
7625556 E. coli bacteriophage and uses thereof  
The present invention is directed to isolated bacteriophage having strong lytic activity against strains of E. coli, and methods of using that bacteriophage, and/or progeny or derivatives derived...
7537794 Animal chew  
A nutritious, flavorful, digestible animal chew made from a dehydrated sweet potato is provided. The animal chew is non-allergenic and has a striated, deeply furrowed surface to improve the oral...
7537792 High speed coating of gum cores  
A system and process for coating pieces or cores of confectionery material, such as chewing gum, with a sugar-based coating or a sugarless-based coating. The solid content of the sugar or...
7531200 Method of preparing a frozen, battered food product  
A method of preparing a frozen, batter-coated food product that eliminates pre-frying, which is the most problematic stage of the conventional industrial process for manufacturing frozen...
7514111 Method for preparing granular animal feed additive and granular animal feed additive prepared by the method  
Provided are a method for preparing a granular animal feed additive and the granular animal feed additive prepared by the method. The method includes: filtering, with a membrane filter, a...
7494677 Coated food products and methods of producing coated food products with reduced permeability to fat and oil  
Coatings containing one or more thermally coagulating proteins (e.g., whey protein) and foodstuffs coated with such coatings are provided. The coatings render foodstuffs less permeable to fat and...
7494678 Method and apparatus for producing a doughnut  
A method and apparatus for preparing yeast raised doughnuts without frying is disclosed. A proven dough mixture is coated with a cooking fat, such as vegetable shortening, before baking and,...
7452560 Process for preparing a hand-held snack item, and the product thereof  
A method for preparing a hand-held snack item is disclosed. The method includes the steps of (a) applying a first edible, heat-sensitive food material to an initial formed hand-held food item,...
7452559 Method of improving beef quality  
The present invention is made for the purpose of improving beef quality and upgrading its fat marbling standard (which is called beef marbling standard, or BMS). The fat marbling state is...
7442396 Dough compositions having a moisture barrier, and related methods  
Described are dough products that contain a hydrogel coating, wherein the hydrogel coating contains a hydrophilic colloid, oil, plasticizer, and water, and functions as a moisture barrier.
7320808 Method and apparatus for coating confectionery centers  
An improved coating apparatus and an improved method of coating a mass of centers are disclosed. The improved coating apparatus comprises a temperature sensor for measuring the temperature of the...
7319118 Food-coating composition, process for preparation thereof and use  
The present invention relates to the use of aqueous copolymer poly(vinyl ester) dispersions which comprise cellulose ethers in an amount up to a maximum of 0.45% by weight in food-coating...
7297357 Process for producing puffed snack and production apparatus therefor  
A method and apparatus for manufacturing puffed snack having a hard surface layer and soft inside, and having a good texture and a difference in color tone between the surface layer and the...
7297356 Method for manufacturing animal feed, method for increasing the rumen bypass capability of an animal feedstuff and animal feed  
An animal feed that comprises a feedstuff and a coating, where the coating increases the amount of the feedstuff that passes through the rumen without being degraded by the rumen microflora,...
7294355 Snack/convenience foods and the like having external and/or internal coating compositions  
Coating-type compositions and methods using the compositions for making new forms of chip-type and other fried or baked snack and/or convenience food items, including sweet goods, which are...
7270843 Method and device for coating a product  
A device and a method used when coating a wafer is described. The fluid coating is provided by an inside coating as well as an edge coating. The fluid chocolate in a container is stirred by...
7244460 Tripolyphosphate pet food palatability enhancers  
A palatability enhancing composition for extruded pet food containing at least one tripolyphosphate salt in an amount effective to enhance palatability and at least one ingredient selected from...
7229654 Multilayer edible moisture barrier for food products and method of use  
An edible multilayer moisture barrier for food products is provided for separating food components having different water activities and preventing or significantly inhibiting movement of water...
7226630 Edible moisture barrier for food and method of use products  
An edible moisture barrier for food products is provided. This edible moisture barrier is highly effective in preventing moisture migration within a multi-component food product between food...
7226629 Microwaveable grilled cheese and meat sandwiches and method of preparation  
The present invention is directed to microwaveable grilled cheese and grilled cheese and meat sandwiches that include an edible, lipid based moisture barrier. The edible moisture barrier includes...
RE39631 Process for making free-flowing, coated, frozen food  
A free-flowing, coated, frozen food and a method for making the same are disclosed. Discrete pieces of a free-flowing frozen food are introduced into a coating vessel where they are agitated to...