Five baking innovations granted patents.
This patent describes a rotating nozzle assembly for a die machine that can connect to a dough extruder.
US Patent No. 10,980,243 (April 20, 2021), J. Zaleski, Jr., et al., assigned to Reading Bakery Systems, Robesonia, Pa.
In this patent, a dough processing device with at least two grippers and a table can process a U-shaped dough strand, then loop and knot the dough piece into various shapes to create products such as a traditional soft pretzel.
US Patent No. 11,006,635 (May 18, 2021), U. Bernhardt, assigned to Fritsch Bakery Technologies GmbH & Co. KG, Markt Einersheim, Germany.
This innovation includes a food dough extrusion machine with a platform and a carrier system for temporarily supporting the extrusion unit.
US Patent No. 11,006,636 (May 18, 2021), F. Michelsen, et al., assigned to Haas Food Equipment GmbH, Leobendorf, Austria.
This patent features an ornamental design for a biscuit, as shown and described.
US Patent No. D 919,926 (May 25, 2021), T. Sidenstein, et al., assigned to De Beukelaer GmbH & Co. KG, Polch, Germany.
This patent shows and describes an ornamental design for a wafer bar.
US Patent No. D 921,328 (June 8, 2021), K. Bryant, et al., assigned to General Mills, Minneapolis.
Nearly 1,000 baking industry exhibitors filled the Las Vegas Convention Center Sept. 18.