Patent Number: 6,183,806

Title: Method of making citrus fruit peel extracts and flour

Abstract: A process for the recovery of valuable products from citrus peel includes comminuting the peel, belt filter pressing to remove contained liquid and solvent extraction to remove organic compounds. The dried, milled flour is useful as an ingredient in breads and other baked products, replacing part of the grain flour conventionally used.

Inventors: Ficca; Vincent G. (Princeton Junction, NJ), Grossman; Michael (West Harrison, NY), Rohmann; Thomas (Mahopac, NY)

Assignee: Joseph E. Seagram & Sons, Inc.

International Classification: A23L 1/212 (20060101); A23L 001/015 (); A23N 001/00 (); A23N 001/02 ()

Expiration Date: 02/06/2018