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Franklin Kramer, Henderikus B Bruins, Joseph Giacone, Luc L Carbillet: Continuous chewing gum method. General Foods Corporation, Joseph T Harcarik, Thomas R Savoie, Daniel J Donovan, November 26, 1985: US04555407 (67 worldwide citation)

A method for continuously forming wide, thin chewing gum slabs suitable for forming sheets and bands ready for packaging in an automatic wrapping machine is disclosed. The method involves compounding a chewing gum paste; extruding the formed gum paste as a wide thin slab through a die mounted on the ...


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Wei Wen Mao, Robert E Altomare, Joseph Giacone, Casimiro P Matias: Manufacture of bread crumb-like product. General Foods Corporation, Sam D Walker, Thomas R Savoie, Daniel J Donovan, September 2, 1986: US04609557 (37 worldwide citation)

Bread crumb-like product particles having properties comparable to those of conventional bread crumbs are produced by continuously mixing the individual components with a leavening agent in a continuous extruder/cooker, extruding the cooked dough, cutting the extruded dough into small lengths, toast ...


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Joseph Giacone, Casimiro P Matias, Robert E Altomare, Wei Wen Mao: Bread crumb-like product has its manufacture. General Foods Corporation, Sam D Walker, Thomas R Savoie, Daniel J Donovan, September 2, 1986: US04609558 (24 worldwide citation)

Farinaceous product particles having properties comparable to those of bread crumbs are produced by continuously mixing the individual components with a leavening agent in a continuous extruder/cooker, extruding the cooked dough, cutting the extruded dough into small lengths, grinding it while still ...


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Boleslaw Sienkiewicz, William Joseph Meyer, Joseph Giacone: Apparatus for producing a meat analog. General Foods Corporation, Thaddius J Carvis, Daniel J Donovan, December 28, 1976: US03999474 (13 worldwide citation)

An improved apparatus is provided for economically producing meat analog products. According to the invention, at least one slurry comprising oil, water and coagulable protein is continuously mixed and layered. The layered slurry is heat set under moist heat to provide a cohesive mass without surfac ...


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Herman H Friedman, Joseph Giacone, Charles J Cante, John R Frost: Method for improving the functionality of protein materials. General Foods Corporation, Thomas R Savoie, Daniel J Donovan, February 1, 1983: US04371562 (12 worldwide citation)

A high polymer material, e.g. polyvinylpyrrolidone, is mixed with an aqueous protein slurry composed of helical protein molecules. The pH of the slurry is then raised to about 8 to 12 to allow ingress of the high polymer material internally in the protein molecules. Thereafter, the slurry pH is redu ...


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Boleslaw Sienkiewicz, William J Meyer, Joseph Giacone: Method and apparatus for producing a meat analog. General Foods Corporation, Mitchell E Alter, Daniel J Donovan, B P Struzzi, July 24, 1979: US04162332 (4 worldwide citation)

An improved method and apparatus are provided for economically producing meat analog products. According to the invention, at least one slurry comprising oil, water and coagulable protein is continuously mixed and layered. The layered slurry is heat set under moist heat to provide a cohesive mass wi ...


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Elizabeth Hegedus, Joseph Giacone, Richard P Scelia: Extruded quick-cooking rice-like product. General Foods, New York 10625 Usa, WANG WEI, June 10, 1987: CN86105834

The present invention relates to the preparation of a quick-cooking rice-like product comprising: feeding ungelatinized rice flour into an extruder under conditions sufficient to substantially gelatinize the starch molecules and denature the protein and drying the extrudate to form a rehydratable pr ...


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John Macmahon, Mark Norton, Adam Fennel, Satwinder Panesar, Lee Rowan, Audrey Trouillot, Heather Hudson, Anilkumar Gaonkar, Bary Zeller, Phil Brown, Susan Bodett, Joseph Giacone: Pad For Preparing a Beverage. Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, October 16, 2008: US20080254169-A1

A pad for preparing a beverage comprising: an upper part comprising a rigid or semi-rigid upper element containing one or more apertures forming an inlet of the pad; a flexible lower element depending from the upper part and formed at least partially from filtering material, the filtering material f ...