Enzymatic process for nixtamalization of cereal grains

  • US 6,428,828 B1
  • Filed: 08/22/2000
  • Issued: 08/06/2002
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/22/2000
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A method of producing a food composition comprising:

  • (a) steeping in a solution of alkaline protease enzyme under alkaline conditions at least one of the food materials selected from the group consisting of grain, and grain materials derived from grain;

    (b) removing the food materials from the mixture of step (a);

    (c) grinding the food materials from step (b);

    (d) adding liquid to the ground product of step (c).

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