Patent Number: 8,715,768

Title: Snack manafacturing process

Abstract: A snack-making process for manufacturing jujube snacks includes the following steps. Jujube fruit is harvested from a certain elevation above sea level. The fruit is air dried for between 30 and 120 days with substantially daily exposure to sunlight. The fruit is rinsed with water and air dried naturally between 30 and 60 minutes. The seeds are removed from the fruit and sliced into annular slices. The slices are baked for between 240 minutes to 360 minutes at a temperature of between 142 and 194 degrees F. The slices are cooled for between 30 minutes to 60 minutes at a temperature of between 50 and 60 degrees F. The slices are then cooled to below 15 degrees F. while maintaining the water content of the slices to less than 5%. The snack-making process may include the step of introducing a flavoring substance to the slices.

Inventors: Lee; Sang Gen (Montrose, CA)


International Classification: A23B 7/022 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/06/12018