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Dough kneading machine rotor
This rotor for dough kneading machines has a flat base with multiple arms and
pivotally mounted mixing paddles that can move between a first and second operating position. When the rotor is mounted in a kneading machine, its paddles
are close to the bottom of the container in the second operating positon to separate the dough.
US Patent No. 9,854,813 (Jan. 2, 2018), A. Chiaramello, assigned to Artech S.r.l.,
Cuneo, Italy.

Dough rounding device
This device includes a pair of opposed forming plates that rounds the bread
dough and creates a force that degases the dough. The rounder further includes
an element that pushes down the dough pieces to vertically move them between
the shaping plates; the element also raises when the shaping plates approach
each other.
US Patent No. 9,854,814 (Jan. 2, 2018), M. Morikawa et al., assigned to
Rheon Automatic Machinery Co., Tochigo, Japan.

Fast-setting icing
A method for flat icings such as the glaze on donuts, this composition comprises
a gum system with gum arabic, carboxymethylcellulose and the option of gellan gum. The icings are usually applied after the product has been baked and set
within 15 minutes at ambient temperature.
US Patent No. 9,854,819 (Jan. 2, 2018), E. DeJesus-Gaite, assigned to
Rich Products Corp., Buffalo, NY.

Chemically leavened dough
Dough products can be leavened through chemical systems that include acidic and encapsulated basic chemical leavening agents. To
improve dough stability and reduce the cost of freezing batter, this composition is refrigerated in a low-pressure package that has a
carbon dioxide atmosphere.
US Patent No. 9,848,609 (Dec. 26, 2017), D. Domingues, assigned to General Mills, Inc., Minneapolis.

Sweetener composition
This sweetener can be used in baked goods to replace sucrose by maintaining its characteristics such as taste, texture and certain
functional properties while providing a lower- or zero-calorie option. It includes allulose and at least one mogroside for a more desirable
temporal profile and improved mouthfeel.
US Patent No. 9,854,827 (Jan. 2, 2018), R. Woodyer et al., assigned to Tate & Lyle Ingredients Americas, LLC, Hoffman Estates, IL. / August 2018 Baking & Snack 155

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