Nixtamalization process and products produced therefrom

Steven R Eckhoff (Inventor), Edith-Oliva Cuevas-Rodriguez (Inventor), Jorge Milan-Carrillo (Inventor)

Research output: Patent


The present invention provides a nixtamalization process wherein corn endosperm fractions, subfractions, or combinations thereof are individually nixtamalized to produce food products. The invention also comprises food products, including masa, instant masa, tortillas, and tortilla-related food products produced by the present invention's methods, including food products that have controllable fat and/or fiber levels.
Original languageEnglish (US)
U.S. patent number7740895
StatePublished - Jun 22 2010


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