Process for producing rapid-cooking pastas having good keeping quality

  • US 4,540,590 A
  • Filed: 12/22/1983
  • Issued: 09/10/1985
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/31/1983
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
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1. A process for preparing rapid-cooking pastas having good keeping quality, said process comprising the following steps:

  • kneading a mixture of wheat and a sufficient amount of water to form dough;

    feeding the dough in a cylinder and extruding the same through a die at a pressure of 50 kg/cm2 or more into an atmosphere having a degree of vacuum of not more than 650 mmHg;

    cutting the resulting strands to desired lengths;

    drying the strands until the moisture content is reduced to 26±


    placing the dried strands in heat-resistant packages;

    sealing the packages; and

    sterilizing the strands by heating them at a temperature between 70° and



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