DOI: 10.17265/2159-5828/2016.03.005
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Kehinde Adedeji Adekola

Abstract: An extensive technical review of studies on food extrusion processes which involves forcing mixed food ingredients through a die to produce food snacks has been carried out in this paper. This technical review includes some historical development, food extruder types, extrusion principles and applications, flow simulation and heat transfer modeling in extruders, process parameters and product quality, extruder die and extrudate expansion among others. The research and application of extrusion in food industry …

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