7,749,552 (July 6, 2010) Wenger Manufacturing, Inc.
September 1, 2010
Baking & Snack staff
EXTRUDED, NON•STICKY STARCH PRODUCTS
• US Patent No. 7,749,552 (July 6, 2010), B. Plattner, et al., assigned to Wenger Manufacturing, Inc., Sabetha, KS.
Improved extruded starch-bearing grain products (e.g., corn and wheat) have relatively high cook values and low cold water viscosities. The products are prepared by initial preconditioning to partially cook the starting materials, followed by low-shear extrusion cooking, with a total STE/SME ratio of at least about 4