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Encapsulated Corn Kernels and Method of Forming the Same

Abstract: 

Encapsulated corn kernels consisting essentially of kernels of corn suitable for popping coated over at least a portion of the outer surface thereof with an edible oleaginous substance or edible wax and thereover with an outer shell comprising an edible polymeric material and an anti-fragility and palatability enhancer; the process of making such encapsulated kernel; and microwaveable pop corn products consisting essentially of the encapsulated corn kernels in a microwaveable package.

Patent Number: 
5,132,125
Date Of Issue: 
07/21/1992
Inventors: 

Chel W. Lew;Darren E. Barlow