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WO/1996/033913A1
A method for storing atmosphere sensitive product includes providing an atmosphere surrounding the product which contains at least about 5 % heptafluoropropane, preferably at least about 20 % heptafluoropropane. The stored products inclu...  
WO/1996/022030A1
An edible product having a thin inorganic coating on at least a portion of its surface. The coating preferably forms a moisture/oxygen barrier to result in a coated edible product having an improved shelf-life. The edible products includ...  
WO/1996/020606A1
The present invention provides a method for sterilizing seeds, herbs and spices while minimizing the loss of volatile oils from the product. The seeds, herbs, and spices are fed from a hopper (116) to a sterilizer (112). Sterilization is...  
WO/1996/018307A1
The simultaneous fumigation of particulate commodities in any number of silos (10) of a storage facility comprising multiple silos, using recirculation of a gas containing fumigant from a single source (17) of fumigant, requires a gas re...  
WO/1996/002146A1
A method of processing a solid plant foodstuff comprises (a) heating the plant foodstuff using a mass heating method, according to which, during at least part of the heating step, the environmental pressure of the foodstuff being heated ...  
WO/1996/001051A1
A fumigant, comprising cyanogen (C2N2) (as herein defined), provides a viable alternative to conventional fumigants such as methyl bromide, phosphine and carbonyl sulphide. Experiments have shown that cyanogen (C2N2) can be used as such ...  
WO/1995/026637A1
Disclosed is a process for producing a sweetener coating on a food product. A superheated pressurized solution of the sweetener is sprayed on a heated food product to form a coating thereon.  
WO/1995/026144A1
A method for preparing a finely divided soya bean product, wherein (a) dry soya bean seeds are peeled, (b) the seeds are continuously ground for a short time in the presence of hot water, (c) the resulting ground material is heat treated...  
WO/1995/025442A1
A method of improving the baking properties of grain, flour or dough is described which involves establishing an electrical field in or across it or causing an electric current to flow through it. In the case of grain and flour, it is fu...  
WO/1995/019712A1
The invention relates to a process for combatting pests (rodents, insects) in loose material, especially grains, e.g. cereals. One long-used and effective method of treatment involves gassing with phosphane (PH3) or other pesticides avai...  
WO/1995/012992A1
An apparatus for processing hydrated biological materials, including a material feed device (6), a steam heating chamber (1) through which the materials (M1) pass, and a low-pressure expansion chamber (2) for cooling the heated material ...  
WO/1995/009543A1
Disclosed is a method for producing individual, crunch-confectionery-coated edible nuts. The raw, unblanched nuts are first coated with a film-forming polysaccharide to maintain the skins adhered to the nuts in a durable polysaccharide c...  
WO/1995/007612A1
A disinfestation treatment chamber for treating fruit, flower, and vegetable commodities subject to infestation by quarantine pests. The commodities are disinfested so as to meet quarantine restriction without adversely affecting the qua...  
WO/1995/005754A1
A device utilizing solar energy, comprising favourably four supporting-moving mechanisms (L) moving and adjusting the collectors in more than one direction connected to the frame (K), the supporting-moving mechanism's other end is connec...  
WO/1994/028746A1
When fumigating a bulk particulate commodity stored in a top-vented vertical silo (10) by slowly passing a gas containing a low concentration of a gaseous fumigant through the bulk mass, differences between the temperature, Tg, in the bu...  
WO/1994/024877A1
The invention is directed to the preservation of foods such as fruits, vegetables, and gourds, for long term storage at ambient temperatures without the need for chemical preservatives. The food is fermented to remove at least most of th...  
WO/1994/018851A1
Microwave methods for puffing thick ready-to-eat cereal flake pieces are provided in full or partial substitution for conventional toasting and puffing methods. The methods comprise the step of subjecting a thick (> 0.025 inch) cereal ba...  
WO/1994/012411A1
A storage vessel for storing grain or other natural products comprises a gas-impermeable enclosure having a water-vapour-permeable membrane to allow the grain to breath and dry, and to prevent condensation and mould growth. The membrane ...  
WO/1994/008475A1
A method of processing a solid foodstuff by a heating and cooling cycle in which the environmental pressure applied to the foodstuff is controlled during heating so that, at a maximum target temperature, all parts of the body of the food...  
WO/1994/004036A1
A method and system of decontaminating the surface of food products including seeds, grains, nuts, spices, fruits and dried and dehydrated food with hydrogen peroxide vapor is provided.  
WO/1994/000999A1
This invention provides a method for preserving a harvested crop product contained in a storage enclosure. The method involves introducing carbon dioxide and ammonia gases into the storage enclosure to form an ammonium carbonate salt on ...  
WO/1993/025075A1
A formulation for use in the controlled generation of phosphide comprises an intimate mixture of a particulate phosphide and a water-immiscible compound, the mixture having the consistency of an extrudable paste or a thick slurry. The ph...  
WO/1993/025090A1
Methods for toasting a puffed ready-to-eat cereal base are provided to increase the toasted flavor thereof. The methods comprise the step of subjecting the cereal base to a brief exposure to a high intensity (>125 V/cm) microwave field f...  
WO/1993/019629A1
A method of processing and/or preserving a food which comprises contacting the food with a noble gas, a mixture of noble gases or a gas mixture containing at least one noble gas and a carrier.  
WO/1993/017563A1
A recirculating fumigation system for facilities that store agricultural products employs a blower (28) which is chemically inert to the gaseous fumigant, driven by a variable speed pneumatic motor (26), which provides the system with ad...  
WO/1993/013659A1
The gaseous chemical compound, carbonyl sulphide, has hitherto been unknown as a fumigant for the control of insects and mites. Experiments have shown conclusively that carbonyl sulphide can be used as such a fumigant, with fumigation pr...  
WO/1993/010664A1
The present invention relates to the preservation of stocked products, in particular cereal grain, by extracting the air contained in a silo (1) or the like, introducing air to the interior of a chamber (3) suitable for the oxidation of ...  
WO/1993/009676A1
A method for preserving a food product, such as meat, is provided. The method comprises the steps of inoculating meat with an effective amount of euhygienic non-pathogenic, non-spoilage bacteria in order to competitively inhibit the grow...  
WO/1993/006752A1
A coating composition for foodstuffs, in particular a microwavable coating composition comprising an aqueous mixture of syrup and starch which when applied to a foodstuff, such as crumbs, cereals, nuts, or the like, helps to prevent the ...  
WO/1993/002564A1
A method of peeling nuts, in particular chestnuts, comprises the step of exposing the nuts to a source of sulphur dioxide for a sufficient time to facilitate the removal of the shell and/or skin layers thereof, and thereafter removing th...  
WO/1993/001720A1
Polyene antibiotics, particularly natamycin, are used to protect stored dried whole kernel grain against fungi growth, and any attendant mycotoxin contamination.  
WO/1993/000827A1
Disclosed are methods for treating a ready-to-eat cereal base fabricated from an oat containing cereal composition to increase the stability of the product. The methods comprise the step of subjecting the cereal base to a high intensity ...  
WO/1992/014368A1
An apparatus for drying and coating a food product is provided which enables a uniform coating to be sprayed on the product without adversely affecting the product moisture content. The apparatus includes a reel (14) which includes at le...  
WO/1992/010940A1
The present invention relates to a low moisture vegetable product in a process for producing same. The low moisture vegetable product comprises vegetable product and a solid, amorphous osmotic agent. The resulting product has extended st...  
WO/1992/010946A1
The present invention provides a method of preparing and using treated fresh herb products so as to preserve the desirable qualities found in such fresh products while extending their useful shelf-life and the composition thereof. More s...  
WO/1992/005705A1
A method of preparing an aromatic condiment composition, comprises passing a mixture containing aromatic edible vegetable matter e.g. spices or herbs and at least 2 % by weight, relative to the amount of aromatic edible vegetable matter,...  
WO/1992/001391A1
Stabilizing unmilled or partially milled brown rice by contact thereof with ethanol, or ethanol vapor under conditions providing no substantial loss of the brown rice oil therefrom produces stabilized unmilled or partially milled brown r...  
WO/1991/019671A1
Phosphine is generated by the reaction of water with a metal phosphide formulation. In one embodiment, the formulation is within a housing (10) closed by a membrane (12) which is permeable to water and phosphine. A water-containing gas f...  
WO/1991/017985A1
The present invention relates to processes for obtaining Tocol products, such as tocotrienols, tocopherols and tocotrienol-like compounds from plant sources in high yields. More particularly, this invention relates to processes for stabi...  
WO/1991/015548A1
A method of coating substrates such as pharmaceutical tablets, food and confectionery forms, agricultural seeds and the like, with a protective film comprises the steps of mixing a cellulosic polymer, maltodextrin, and a plasticizer into...  
WO/1991/012987A1
A probe (1) capable of penetrating and moving in a mass of material and comprising: a body, a front striking zone (3) and/or a rear striking zone (4) at axially opposite ends, to transmit pulses to said body, a striker piston (2), drive ...  
WO/1991/011922A1
The device for the treatment of forage under elimination of moulds, especially of those ensiled, and of simple fodder, with saturated water steam at temperatures about 100 �C and at a pressure preferably not above one atmosphere for a ...  
WO/1991/009532A1
A bulk material processor (10) includes a tray assembly (18) with a panel subassembly (78) having an upper panel section (80a) and a lower panel section (80d). The upper panel section (80a) is adapted to receive bulk material (12) and pa...  
WO/1991/006312A1
A method is disclosed for protecting a harvested crop from pathogens comprising applying to the harvested crop and to any pathogen present thereon a compound capable of generating an active oligomer elicitor in the crop or the pathogen. ...  
WO/1991/003171A1
The present invention provides shelf-stable, acid-pasteurised rice which, on reheating, does not have any acid flavour notes but has premium quality. This is achieved by use of a polymeric food acceptable acid, such as alginic acid, as t...  
WO/1991/003169A1
Acid-stabilized pasta is prepared with at least one polymeric food-acceptable acid.  
WO/1991/001641A1
The present invention relates to the biological control of plant diseases (e.g. either preharvest or postharvest diseases) in agricultural commodities such as fruit. More particularly, this invention relates to: (1) methods for biologica...  
WO/1991/001646A1
A method for devitalizing a seed product, using inert gas and heat without substantial loss of said product quality is provided. The method is especially useful for devitalizing corn seed used for popcorn, without loss of popping perform...  
WO/1991/000017A1
An economical, yet effective technique for fumigating grain and other particulate foodstuffs involves the passage through the grain or the like of a carrier gas containing phosphine. The concentration of the phosphine in the carrier gas ...  
WO/1990/006063A1
An apparatus is provided which is designed to be connected to a steam source (300) for steaming materials therein. In particular, the apparatus is designed to steam treat raw soybeans with the hulls intact. The apparatus includes a chamb...  

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