|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|국제특허분류(IPC7판)||A23L-001/00 A23L-003/10 B65B-055/00|
|미국특허분류(USC)||426/407 ; 53/440 ; 99/359 ; 99/367|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 21 인용 특허 : 1|
A low liquid volume retort method is provided wherein a tunnel is disposed within and spaced from the side walls and cover of a retort. A plurality of spaced containers are loaded in the tunnel, and a liquid maintained at a temperature different from that of the containers is then pumped from an inlet end of the tunnel to the outlet end to completely fill the tunnel and to evenly transfer heat between all of the containers and the liquid. The liquid then overflows from the outlet end of the tunnel and gravitates to the lower portion of the retort for ret...
A method of cooking and cooling food product filled containers within a pressure vessel having a tunnel therein which is arranged to receive the containers and which includes an inlet end and an overflow port at its outlet end that is disposed above the level of the containers in the tunnel, said tunnel also including external surfaces including an upper surface, said method requiring a minimum of heat treatment liquid comprising the steps of: loading the containers into the tunnel, closing the pressure vessel, directing a heated liquid at cooking temper...