Extrusion Processing: A Versatile Technology for Producing Foods and Feeds
Michael Joseph 1, Rhea Hebert 2. / 1 Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist, 2 Instructional and Media Designer; Poultry Science, NC State University.
Overview – What Is Extrusion?The word extrusion means shaping a material or a blend of materials that can be plasticized (able to be melted and become fluid-like), and is pumpable by forcing through a restricted opening or die.The versatility of the process is evident in its ability to produce different types of foods. The power of the process can be further appreciated by its...