Patents by Inventor Murat Omer Balaban

Murat Omer Balaban 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: 20090220645
    Abstract: The subject invention provides methods for treating unroasted or green coffee beans to improve their quality of flavor to the palate, including reduced bitterness, better tasting, and improved aroma. In one embodiment, the invention pertains to the treatment of either green and un-dried, or green and dried, coffee beans with enzymes in a pH adjusted environment. According to the subject invention, the enzymes to be used, the pH of the treatment medium, and the times of treatment are parameters that are optimized based on different desired flavor and/or aroma outcomes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2009
    Publication date: September 3, 2009
    Inventors: Luis Federico Martinez, Murat Omer Balaban