Patents by Inventor Lisa Pannell

Lisa Pannell 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: 20060165844
    Abstract: Methods of preparation for cultured milk based products and products prepared thereby are provided wherein a yogurt is produced containing 0.1% to about 5% confectionery filaments. The process involves providing a cooled fermented yogurt base at a temperature of 0° C. to 5° C.; injecting a liquid fat-bearing compound having a total fat concentration of 24% to about 40% into the cooled yogurt base; whereby the liquid fat-bearing compound is shattered into filaments upon contact with the cooled fermented yogurt.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 24, 2006
    Publication date: July 27, 2006
    Inventors: Heidi O'Sullivan, Jennifer Maack, Leslie Miller, Joana Montenegro, Lisa Pannell, Richard Thompson
  • 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