Method for Producing White Sugar 178

William Baumgartner, Saska, Michael  |  2/24/2007 2:23:55 AM

Saska, Michael
Date Posted: 10/23/2003
Patent Status: issued
Patent Number: 6,228,178

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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