US 9,808,030 B2
Salt composition
Sarjit Johal, Iowa City, IA (US); and Albert J. Pollmeier, Muscatine, IA (US)
Assigned to Grain Processing Corporation, Muscatine, IA (US)
Filed by Sarjit Johal, Iowa City, IA (US); and Albert J. Pollmeier, Muscatine, IA (US)
Filed on Feb. 10, 2012, as Appl. No. 13/370,802.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/441,750, filed on Feb. 11, 2011.
Prior Publication US 2012/0207890 A1, Aug. 16, 2012
Int. Cl. A23L 27/40 (2016.01)
CPC A23L 27/40 (2016.08) 34 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A method comprising:
providing an aqueous solution that includes sodium chloride and a crystallization interrupter selected from among nonionic biopolymers and biooligomers; and
drying the aqueous solution to cause the biopolymer and sodium chloride to form particles, where at least a majority of the sodium chloride is present in an amorphous form, said particles being suitable for consumption, the method providing particles having an average size larger than about 100 microns.