Viscosity (mPa s)
Material Vini V92 Vmin Vfin Vr
NCF 47 3114 2191 4613 2422
PS 7 4809 2395 2404 9
OVF 37 43 43 49 6
Mixture 7 1059 981 1516 535
Pellet 120 133 97 127 30
Expanded 17 58 61 92.15 31.15
Table 1: Initial viscosity (Vini), viscosity at 92°C (V92), minimum viscosity (Vmin) at
92°C, final viscosity (Vfin), and total retrogradation viscosity (Vr) for nixtamalized
corn flour (NCF), potato starch (PS), orange vesicle flour (OVF), unprocessed
mixture, extruded pellets, and microwave expanded product.