Patents Assigned to Impossible Foods Inc.
  • Patent number: 10327464
    Abstract: This document relates to food products containing highly conjugated heterocyclic rings complexed to an iron ion and one or more flavor precursors, and using such food products to modulate the flavor and/or aroma profile of other foods. The food products described herein can be prepared in various ways and can be formulated to be free of animal products.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: Impossible Foods Inc.
    Inventors: Rachel Fraser, Patrick O'Reilly Brown, Jessica Karr, Celeste Holz-Schietinger, Elysia Cohn
  • Patent number: 10314325
    Abstract: This document relates to food products containing highly conjugated heterocyclic rings complexed to an iron ion and one or more flavor precursors, and using such food products to modulate the flavor and/or aroma profile of other foods. The food products described herein can be prepared in various ways and can be formulated to be free of animal products.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: Impossible Foods Inc.
    Inventors: Rachel Fraser, Patrick O'Reilly Brown, Jessica Karr, Celeste Holz-Schietinger, Elysia Cohn
  • Patent number: 10287568
    Abstract: Materials and methods for extracting and purifying proteins are provided. For example, the materials and methods provided herein can be used for extracting and purifying proteins that denature at low temperature.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: Impossible Foods Inc.
    Inventors: Aniket Kale, Ranjani Varadan, Simon Christopher Davis
  • Patent number: 10273492
    Abstract: Methods and materials for genetically engineering methylotrophic yeast are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignee: Impossible Foods Inc.
    Inventors: Smita Shankar, Martin Andrew Hoyt
  • Patent number: 10172380
    Abstract: This document relates to ground meat replicas, and more particularly to plant-based products that mimic ground meat, including the fibrousness, heterogeneity in texture, beefy flavor, and red-to-brown color transition during cooking of ground meat. For example, this document provides meat replicas that include proteins that are selected based upon the temperature at which they gel and/or denature to mimic the behavior and qualities of meat during cooking.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignee: Impossible Foods Inc.
    Inventors: Ranjani Varadan, Sergey Solomatin, Celeste Holz-Schietinger, Elysia Cohn, Ariel Klapholz-Brown, Jennifer Woan-Yi Shiu, Aniket Kale, Jessica Karr, Rachel Fraser
  • Patent number: 10172381
    Abstract: Methods and compositions for the production of non-meat consumable products are described herein. A meat substitute is described which is constructed from a muscle analog, a fat analog, and a connective tissue analog.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignee: Impossible Foods Inc.
    Inventors: Marija Vrljic, Sergey Solomatin, Rachel Fraser, Patrick O'Reilly Brown, Jessica Karr, Celeste Holz-Schietinger, Michael Eisen, Ranjani Varadan
  • Patent number: 10093913
    Abstract: Materials and methods for extracting and purifying proteins are provided. For example, the materials and methods provided herein can be used for extracting and purifying proteins that denature at low temperature.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 9, 2018
    Assignee: Impossible Foods Inc.
    Inventors: Aniket Kale, Ranjani Varadan, Simon Christopher Davis
  • Patent number: 10087434
    Abstract: Materials and methods for extracting and purifying proteins are provided. For example, the materials and methods provided herein can be used for extracting and purifying proteins that denature at low temperature.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2018
    Assignee: Impossible Foods Inc.
    Inventors: Aniket Kale, Ranjani Varadan, Simon Christopher Davis
  • Patent number: 10039306
    Abstract: Methods and compositions for the production of non-meat consumable products are described herein. A meat substitute is described which is constructed from a muscle analog, a fat analog, and a connective tissue analog.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2018
    Assignee: Impossible Foods Inc.
    Inventors: Marija Vrljic, sergey Solomatin, Rachel Fraser, Patrick O'Reilly Brown, Jessica Karr, Celeste Holz-Schietinger, Michael Eisen, Ranjani Varadan
  • Patent number: 9943096
    Abstract: This document relates to food products containing highly conjugated heterocyclic rings complexed to an iron ion and one or more flavor precursors, and using such food products to modulate the flavor and/or aroma profile of other foods. The food products described herein can be prepared in various ways and can be formulated to be free of animal products.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 17, 2018
    Assignee: Impossible Foods Inc.
    Inventors: Rachel Fraser, Patrick O'Reilly Brown, Jessica Karr, Celeste Holz-Schietinger, Elysia Cohn
  • Patent number: 9938327
    Abstract: Methods and materials for genetically engineering methylotrophic yeast are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 10, 2018
    Assignee: Impossible Foods Inc.
    Inventors: Smita Shankar, Martin Andrew Hoyt
  • Patent number: 9833768
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are methods and compositions for purifying proteins from crude solutions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2017
    Assignees: Impossible Foods Inc., The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University
    Inventors: Patrick O'Reilly Brown, R. Edward Watts, Pehr Harbury
  • Patent number: 9826772
    Abstract: This document relates to food products containing highly conjugated heterocyclic rings complexed to an iron ion and one or more flavor precursors, and using such food products to modulate the flavor and/or aroma profile of other foods. The food products described herein can be prepared in various ways and can be formulated to be free of animal products.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2017
    Assignee: Impossible Foods Inc.
    Inventors: Rachel Fraser, Patrick O'Reilly Brown, Jessica Karr, Celeste Holz-Schietinger, Elysia Cohn
  • Patent number: 9808029
    Abstract: This document relates to food products containing highly conjugated heterocyclic rings complexed to an iron ion and one or more flavor precursors, and using such food products to modulate the flavor and/or aroma profile of other foods. The food products described herein can be prepared in various ways and can be formulated to be free of animal products.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2017
    Assignee: Impossible Foods Inc.
    Inventors: Rachel Fraser, Patrick O'Reilly Brown, Jessica Karr, Celeste Holz-Schietinger, Elysia Cohn
  • Patent number: 9737875
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are methods and compositions for purifying proteins from crude solutions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 22, 2017
    Assignees: Impossible Foods Inc., The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University
    Inventors: Patrick O'Reilly Brown, R. Edward Watts, Pehr Harbury
  • Patent number: 9700067
    Abstract: This document relates to food products containing highly conjugated heterocyclic rings complexed to an iron ion and one or more flavor precursors, and using such food products to modulate the flavor and/or aroma profile of other foods. The food products described herein can be prepared in various ways and can be formulated to be free of animal products.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 11, 2017
    Assignee: Impossible Foods Inc.
    Inventors: Rachel Fraser, Patrick O'Reilly Brown, Jessica Karr, Celeste Holz-Schietinger, Elysia Cohn
  • Patent number: 9011949
    Abstract: Provided herein are methods and compositions for the production of cheese replicas. Generally the cheese replicas are produced by inducing the enzymatic curdling of non-dairy milks.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2015
    Assignee: Impossible Foods Inc.
    Inventors: Patrick O'Reilly Brown, Monte Casino, Lynn S. Voccola, Ranjani Varadan