Simon S. Jackel - Westport CT
Volodymyr R. Diachuk - Rutherford NJ
Baker Research Development Service, Inc. - New York NY
Ascorbic acid coated with an edible, water insoluble material is used as an oxidizing agent for bread. It may be used to replace conventional bromate and iodate oxidizing agents. Preferably, it is used with conventional bromate oxidizing agent to replace the conventional iodate oxidizing agent. It may be used as an oxidizing agent in any bread making process.