Patents by Inventor Gary Stoddard

Gary Stoddard 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).

  • Publication number: 20060068075
    Abstract: The invention provides fermented dairy products composed of fermented dairy base containing active cultures and a low water activity sweet brown base component admixed within the fermented dairy base. Further, the invention provides methods for preparing fermented dairy products including steps of fermenting a dairy base by lactic fermentation to a pH of 4.7 to 5.3 to provide a fermented dairy base; cooling the fermented dairy base; admixing a sweet brown base component with the fermented dairy base to form a sweet brown flavored fermented dairy product; and packaging the sweet brown flavored fermented dairy product. Methods of formulating yogurt compositions are also described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2004
    Publication date: March 30, 2006
    Inventors: Jerry Fultz, Maeve Murphy, Lisa Pannell, Gary Stoddard, Dena Strehlow, Alejandro Barajas, Richard Thompson
  • Publication number: 20050196489
    Abstract: Nutritionally improved cultured dairy products such as yogurt products include a fine powdered calcium phosphate salt of reduced particle size having a mean diameter ?6 ?m in amounts sufficient to provide a total calcium content of 0.25% to 0.75%. A method for producing the calcium fortified yogurt is also provided wherein an fine powdered insoluble calcium salt is admixed with a milk blend prior to fermentation. The yogurt is prepared by conventional fermentation. Both stirred style and cup set style yogurt products can be prepared.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 9, 2004
    Publication date: September 8, 2005
    Inventors: Maeve Murphy, Ellen Silva, Gary Stoddard, Amy Konkoly, Timothy Johnson