Five manufacturers and suppliers were issued patents.
This patent describes equipment for portioning a dough mass that includes a receiving chamber or hopper with a discharge opening, a pair of opposing rotary cutters, a spraying system and conveyor.
US Patent No. 11,432,555 (Sept. 6, 2022), J. Van Blokland, assigned to Radie B.V., Culemborg, The Netherlands.
The invention in this patent includes a conveyor tunnel oven for baking a food item.
US Patent No. 11,439,153 (Sept. 13, 2022), R. Wolfe, et al., assigned to Wolfe Electric Inc., Wichita, Kan.
In this patent, a plant-based protein snack food product is made from several overlaid and cross-linked fiber strands that include one or more plant protein sources and one or more dry ingredients.
US Patent No. 11,445,737 (Sept. 20, 2022), Y. Zhu, et al., assigned to Frito-Lay North America Inc., Plano, Texas.
This patent describes a system with conveyors and a heading device for the commercial production of bakery products.
US Patent No. 11,452,296 (Sept. 27, 2022), J. Vermeulen, et al., assigned to Kaak Groep B.V., Terborg, The Netherlands.
This patent describes and shows the ornamental design for a snack food product.
US Patent No. D965,246 (Oct. 4, 2022), E. Guidolin, assigned to Mafin S.r.l., Galliera Veneta, Italy.
New products rolled out across the company’s portfolio.