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Nov. 1, 2011
A cold-extrusion process similar to that used for pasta production makes internally flavored pellets. The pellets are baked at high temperatures for a short period of time. Also, this process makes it possible to add functional ingredients to snacks because the ingredients will not degrade as they tend to with a normal extrusion process.