7,918,157 (April 5, 2011), R. Van Den Berghe, assigned to Incomec-Cerex NV, Brakel, Belgium
Aug. 1, 2011
An improved pressure-baking apparatus produces puffed crackers from a cereal or other food material. The baking machine provides enhanced control of expansion to produce a greater range of crackers. A baking mould features a fixed upper die plate, a lower punch plate and a peripheral mould plate in between.