Patents by Inventor James P. Hammond

James P. Hammond 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: 20120189739
    Abstract: A base-syrup composition is described, wherein the base syrup is made up of one or more non-nutritive sweeteners, an invert sugar, and other optional additives are included in a reduced-calorie beverage or food product to achieve a taste substantially similar to that of a full-calorie beverage or food product. The combination is suitable for use in reduced-calorie carbonated and non-carbonated beverages, wherein the products and the base fluids exhibit a Harzen color number (APHA) of ?60. Preferably, the one or more non-nutritive sweeteners include one or more steviosides, a Stevia glycoside, a derivative of a Stevia glycoside, a glycoside of steviol, and/or a Lo Han Guo extract, including one or more mogrosides.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2011
    Publication date: July 26, 2012
    Applicant: IMPERIAL SUGAR COMPANY
    Inventors: Thomas Rathke, Darrell Gerdes, James P. Hammond
  • Publication number: 20110236551
    Abstract: Processes for the production of reduced calorie sweetening compositions having a natural sweetener such as a steviol glycosides (e.g., rebaudioside A) and sucrose as the major components is described, as well as the product of such processes having unique physical and sensory characteristics. In particular, a co-crystallization process of manufacturing a reduced calorie sweetening composition that comprises both sucrose and at least one natural sweetener as a co-crystallized product is disclosed, as well as the free-flowing powder product resultant therefrom.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 16, 2011
    Publication date: September 29, 2011
    Applicants: IMPERIAL SUGAR COMPANY
    Inventors: James P. Hammond, Douglas R. Svenson, Roxanne Resch, Darrell Gerdes