|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|국제특허분류(IPC7판)||A23L-001/20 A23L-001/18 A23L-001/10|
|미국특허분류(USC)||426/634; 426/285; 426/618; 426/512|
|발명자 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 0 인용 특허 : 11|
A method of compressing cracked and split beans into useable cakes is provided. This process makes use of beans which have been broken into smaller pieces and are a natural result of the harvest and production methods and are considered undesirable and are separated out and either discarded or used in animal feed. The present invention takes these bean byproducts and combines them with rice, supplemental vitamins and minerals, and a binding agent and forms them into a uniformly shaped bean cake. These cakes can easily be packaged and stored for later shi...
1. An edible compressed bean composite comprising:beans making up from 49 to 90 percent by weight of said composite; grain making up from 9 to 49 percent by weight of said composite; a binder in an aqueous solution for holding said beans and grain together; said composite being mixed so as to be substantially homogeneous throughout; and said composite being formed under pressure so as to remove substantially all voids and excess liquids such that said composite is suitable for later cooking and re-hydration.