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COOPERATIVE PATENT CLASSIFICATION
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SHAPING OR WORKING OF FOODSTUFFS, NOT FULLY COVERED BY A SINGLE OTHER SUBCLASS (shaping substances in a plastic state in general B29C)
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Attention is drawn to subclasses A01J, A21C, A22C, A47J, B02C, in addition to other subclasses of A23, in connection with the shaping or working of foodstuffs

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Shaping or working of foodstuffs
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Fixation on a non-edible supporting member (confectionery, chocolate, ice-cream A23G)
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Agglomerating; Granulating; Tabletting
A23P 1/022
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Agglomeration or granulation with pulverisation of the solid particles, including free-falling curtain
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A23P 1/025
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Agglomeration or granulation by extrusion or by pressing, e.g. through small holes, through sieves, between surfaces
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A23P 1/027
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Tabletting; Making food bars by compressing of a dry powdered mixture
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Encapsulation of particles, e.g. foodstuff additives (flavouring agents A23L 1/22)
A23P 1/045
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with oils, lipids or mono- or diglycerides
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Making free-flowing or instant powder (A23P 1/02, A23P 1/04 take precedence)
A23P 1/063
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using anti-caking or free-flowing agents
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A23P 1/066
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using other additives, e.g. emulsifiers, wetting agents; Dust binding agents
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Coating of foodstuffs; Coatings therefor; Making of laminated, multilayered or stuffed foodstuffs
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A23P 1/081
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Coating with edible coating; Coating with oils or fats
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A23P 1/082
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Apparatus for applying powders or particles to foodstuffs, possibly combined with premoistening or battering, e.g. breading apparatus
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A23P 1/083
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with agitation of the foodstuff inside a rotating apparatus, e.g. drum
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Apparatus or processes for dip-coating in a liquid or semi-liquid bath (dip-coating in general B05D 1/18, B05C 3/02)
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Other apparatus or processes for coating with liquid or semi-liquid products, e.g. spray-coating, fluidised-bed coating, coating by casting (combined with breading A23P 1/082; coating processes and apparatus in general B05C, B05D)
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A23P 1/086
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Making of laminated, multi-layered, stuffed or hollow foodstuffs, e.g. wrapping in a preformed edible dough sheet, edible food containers
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A23P 1/087
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Filling or stuffing cored food pieces, e.g. combined with coring or making cavities
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A23P 2001/088
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Tempura batter, leavened and other aerated batter or coating
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A23P 2001/089
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Coating food items by printing onto them, or printing layers of food products
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Other shaping methods, e.g. moulding
A23P 1/105
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Moulding (A23P 1/027 takes precedence)
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Extruding
A23P 1/125
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Co-extrusion of different foodstuffs
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A23P 1/14
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Puffing or expanding (A23L 1/164, A23L 1/18, A23L 1/217 take precedence)
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A23P 1/142
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by pressure release, e.g. explosion puffing or by vacuum treatment
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A23P 1/144
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Extrusion-expansion
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A23P 1/146
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Discontinuously working apparatus
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A23P 1/148
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by heating without pressure release or without vacuum treatment
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A23P 1/16
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Foaming or whipping (cream substitutes A23L 1/19)
A23P 2001/165
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Forming foamed food products by sonication
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