Extrusion Technical Articles

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Article published the November 10, 2022:

Oil Pressing 101

Edible oils obtained from oilseeds such as soybeans and canola are used during the frying foods, and as ingredients in the preparation of pastries and condiments. Edible oils can also be used to improve the tex...
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Article published the November 10, 2022:

Part 2: The Importance of Extrusion Cooking

In Part 1 we discussed the basic design components of an extruder.  In Part 2, we will dive deeper into the importance of extrusion cooking technology essentially combining extrusion and cooking in one uni...
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Article published the November 10, 2022:

What does fry life tell us about the shelf life of Express® Soy Oil?

An interesting thing happened when soy oils were used to fry food in USDA testing – the oils behaved differently when they were derived from different processes.One was ExPress® soy oil, one product o...
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Article published the November 10, 2022:

Shelf life of Express® products

Back in 2017, I wrote about the shelf life of soy ingredients made with Insta-Pro equipment, such as Full Fat Soy, ExPress® Soymeal and Express® Soy Flour.  As we learned back then, the d...
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Article published the November 10, 2022:

Part 1: The Importance of Extrusion Cooking

Cooking of foods is an everyday operation that finds usefulness in both domestic and commercial settings. In cooking, heat is used to prepare food for consumption. There are several reasons for cooking but at i...
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Article published the October 19, 2022:

Insta-Pro´s Express® process - Oil with a long shelf life

The high-shear dry extrusion process, followed by mechanical pressing for oil extraction, is a decades-old, globally accepted set of equipment and processes. Oilseeds, most commonly soybeans, are used as the ra...
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Dave Albin
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Article published the August 22, 2022:

Determining the feasibility of your project

Today I would like to discuss the basics of how an extrusion facility works and how to calculate if the facility will be financially feasible. In this scenario, we will consider all the meal and oil produced is...
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Adam Sackett
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Article published the August 10, 2022:

With the right process, don´t dehull your soy beans

The ExPress® process, using equipment and know-how from Insta-Pro International, is unique; but why does this matter?  First, it does not involve the use of chemicals, like solvents (such as hexan...
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Article published the September 23, 2021:

Extrusion increased protein digestibility and energy value of lentilbased diets containing soybean meal or fish meal in growing pigs

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Eduardo Beltranena Ruurd T. Zijlstra
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Article published the September 17, 2021:

Nutrient digestibility of extruded canola meal in ileal-cannulated growing pigs and effects of its feeding on diet nutrient digestibility and growth performance in weaned pigs

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Eduardo Beltranena Ruurd T. Zijlstra
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