Method For Producing White Sugar 136

William Baumgartner, Saska, Michael  |  2/22/2007 2:59:37 AM

Saska; Michael
Date Posted: 11/15/2000
Patent Status: issued
Patent Number: 6,096,136

Nanofiltration is used to decolorize sugar juice or syrup. The resulting permeate may be used directly to crystallize white sugar without an intermediate step of producing a raw sugar; even though the color of the permeate is substantially higher than the highest color that is acceptable in a conventionally decolorized syrup used to crystallize white sugar. Significant cost savings are thus achieved in producing white sugar.
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