Five baking industry patents awarded
- Karlee Renkoski

Source: Baking Business

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office granted a range of patents to inventors of equipment, ingredients and processes related to the baking industry from Feb. 4-25, 2020.


Snack productA rounded and rectangular snack product is included in this patent.

US Patent No. D874,786 (Feb. 11, 2020), J. McGlade et al., assigned to Intercontinental Great Brands LLC, East Hanover, NJ.


Muffin and cupcake tin
This pan for cupcakes or muffins has a plurality of cups to bake multiple products. It includes a first and second section that can be separated. The first portion represents half the sidewalls of the cupcakes and muffins, and the second creates the part of the sidewalls and the bottoms of the product. The tin includes two handles for easier use.

US Patent No. 10,568,330 (Feb. 25, 2020), M. Levy, assigned to Gotham Steel LLC, Northvale, NJ.


Dough processing line
For sticky dough types such as gluten-free, this dough line has a conveyor, first and second contact surfaces, and a moulding unit. The line curls dough pieces into a cylindrical shape, and it can be generated by an extruder with three or five rollers rather than a low-stress sheeter.

US Patent No. 10,568,332 (Feb. 25, 2020), J. Van Blockland, assigned to Radie BV, Culemborg, The Netherlands.

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