Patent Number: 6,168,820

Title: Process of modifying texture of food products

Abstract: A process for controlling the softness of a food product which tends to lose water and become progressively harder during storage which comprises adding an immobilized edible plasticizer to the food product.

Inventors: Garwood; Robert Eugene (Bellefontaine, OH), Mandralis; Zenon Ioannis (Dublin, OH), Roberts; Keith (Dublin, OH)

Assignee: Nestec S.A.

International Classification: A23G 1/00 (20060101); A23G 3/34 (20060101); A23G 3/00 (20060101); A23L 1/00 (20060101); A21D 13/00 (20060101); A23L 001/05 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018