Frito-Lay Patent for a Heat-susceptible Coating
December 7/New Delhi, India/Indian Patents News -- Frito-Lay North America Inc. filed a patent application for a method for making a coated food product having a heat-susceptible coating. The inventors are Lykomitros Dimitris, Osullivan Kevin, Rao V.N. Mohan and Del Mercado Barbara Vazquez.
Frito-Lay North America Inc. filed the patent application on August 26, 2010. The patent application number is 1818/MUMNP/2010 A. The international classification numbers are A23G1/48 and A23G1/54.
According to the controller general of Patents, Designs & Trade Marks, "A method for making a coated food product having a heat susceptible coating is disclosed; in one aspect, the invention is directed toward a nut having a proteinaceous or fruit-based coating with no visible scorching in the outer, visible coating layer. In one aspect, the food center is par-coated with or without a heat susceptible coating, pre-roasted, finished coated with or without a heat susceptible coating, and cooked. In another aspect, the food center is first coated with a heat susceptible coating, then coated with a non-heat susceptible coating and cooked. In yet another aspect, the food center is coated with a heat susceptible coating and then cooked in a two-stage process, whereby the first stage is at a hotter temperature than the second stage."
From the December 8, 2010, Prepared Foods' Daily News
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