Patents by Inventor Susan E. Linscott

Susan E. Linscott has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 5476678
    Abstract: The invention provides a composition for and method of producing a supplemental dietary fiber fortified fructose-based chewy confection which can be stabilized to produce a long textured taffy-like candy or a short textured nougat-like candy, which confection has an acceptable mouthfeel and exhibits a reduced adherence to a consumer's teeth through incorporation of a unique emulsifier blend.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 1993
    Date of Patent: December 19, 1995
    Assignee: Amway Corporation
    Inventors: Dara L. Walter, Susan E. Linscott
  • Patent number: 4871557
    Abstract: The present invention is a granola bar with supplemental dietary fiber which is added to the granola bar in the form of compressed flakes, as well as the method of making such a granola bar. The method includes the steps of providing a mixture of granola ingredients selected from the group consisting of grains, fruits, and nuts. Supplemental dietary fiber is provided in the form of compressed flakes and mixed with the granola ingredients. Preferably, the compressed flakes of supplemental dietary fiber are made by combining with water and a binder material, such as rice flour, and then extruding. The extrudate is preferably dried and then ground to the desired particle size.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 1988
    Date of Patent: October 3, 1989
    Assignee: Amway Corporation
    Inventor: Susan E. Linscott