Patents by Inventor Yoshiaki Yokoo

Yoshiaki Yokoo 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: 20220386654
    Abstract: A sparkling beverage having effervescence retainability; and a method for improving effervescence retainability of a sparkling beverage. The sparkling beverage has a content of Reb. B of 6-45 ppm and a content of Reb. M of 600 ppm or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 15, 2022
    Publication date: December 8, 2022
    Applicant: SUNTORY HOLDINGS LIMITED
    Inventors: Akinori ITOYAMA, Yoji ASAMI, Akiko FUJIE, Yoshiaki YOKOO
  • Publication number: 20220363705
    Abstract: There is demand for a novel method for manufacturing a RebD crystallized product. The present invention provides a method for manufacturing a RebD-containing crystallized product, characterized in including: a step for mixing a stevia plant-derived crude product having a total steviol glycoside content of 50-95 mass %, and containing at least RebA and RebD, in a solvent containing ethanol and having a methanol concentration of 1 mg/L or less, and adjusting a crystallization solution; and a step for cooling the crystallization solution under stirring and causing RebD to precipitate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 30, 2020
    Publication date: November 17, 2022
    Applicant: SUNTORY HOLDINGS LIMITED
    Inventors: Soichiro URAI, Yui UTSUMI, Keisuke TAKAYANAGI, Tomoyuki NISHIBORI, Ryoki MITSUI, Yoshiaki YOKOO, Koji NAGAO
  • Publication number: 20220312798
    Abstract: The present invention provides: a novel beverage having foam retentivity; and a method for improving foam retentivity. The present invention provides a beverage containing rebaudioside D and a compound represented by formula (1)(in the formula, R1 represents Xyl(1-2)Glc1-, and R2 represents Glc(1-2)[Glc(1-3)]Glc1-, Glc represents glucose, and Xyl represents xylose), wherein the sum of the content of rebaudioside D and the compound represented by formula (1) is 30-600 ppm, and the content of the compound represented by formula (1) in terms of mass is 0.5-95% of the aforementioned sum.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 7, 2020
    Publication date: October 6, 2022
    Applicant: SUNTORY HOLDINGS LIMITED
    Inventors: Ryoki MITSUI, Soichiro URAI, Yoshiaki YOKOO, Koji NAGAO
  • Publication number: 20220295847
    Abstract: An aspect of the present invention provides a method for producing a rebaudioside D-containing aqueous composition comprising rebaudioside D at a concentration of 500 ppm by weight or more, the method comprising a step of stirring for dispersing a steviol glycoside component containing rebaudioside D and water in a temperature range of 40° C. to 100° C. under high shear at a tip speed (peripheral speed) of a rotor of 15 m/s or more, wherein the steviol glycoside component comprises more than 50% by weight of rebaudioside D based on a total weight of the steviol glycoside component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 20, 2020
    Publication date: September 22, 2022
    Applicant: SUNTORY HOLDINGS LIMITED
    Inventors: Soichiro URAI, Koji NAGAO, Yoshiaki YOKOO, Georgina RENTLE, Zafer GEZGIN
  • Publication number: 20220273008
    Abstract: The present invention provides a plant body containing a compound represented by Formula (1), or a salt or a hydrate thereof: [in the formula: (i) R1 represents Xyl(1-2)Glc1- and R2 represents Glc(1-2)[Glc(1-3)]Glc1- or (ii) R1 represents Glc(1-2)[Glc(1-3)]Glc1- and R2 represents Xyl(1-2)[Glc(1-3)]Glc1- (where Glc stands for glucose and Xyl stands for xylose)].
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2020
    Publication date: September 1, 2022
    Applicant: SUNTORY HOLDINGS LIMITED
    Inventors: Soichiro URAI, Kazunari IWAKI, Katsuro MIYAGAWA, Tadayoshi HIRAI, Koji NAGAO, Yoshiaki YOKOO, Takehiro WATANABE, Kohki FUJIKAWA
  • Publication number: 20220273003
    Abstract: A steviol glycoside composition having a total content of specific nine types of steviol glycosides is equal to or more than 60% by weight and less than 95% by weight and the total content of other steviol glycosides and stevia-derived components is 5 to 40% by weight each relative to the total solid content weight of composition, weight-based ratios of rebaudioside A and rebaudioside D relative to the total content of the nine steviol glycosides are 35 to 75% and 5 to 30% by weight, respectively, and the composition has at least one of: methanol content is 0.10% by weight or less relative to the total content of the nine steviol glycosides; polyphenol content is 2.0% by weight or less relative to the total content of the nine steviol glycosides; and nitrogen amount is 0.40% by weight or less relative to the total amount of the nine steviol glycosides.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 28, 2020
    Publication date: September 1, 2022
    Applicant: SUNTORY HOLDINGS LIMITED
    Inventors: Yui UTSUMI, Keisuke TAKAYANAGI, Tomoyuki NISHIBORI, Soichiro URAI, Ryoki MITSUI, Yoshiaki YOKOO
  • Publication number: 20220256902
    Abstract: The present invention provides a novel steviol glycoside containing xylose. According to the present invention, there is provided a compound represented by formula (1), or a salt or hydrate thereof. (In formula, (i) R1 represents Xyl(1-2)Glc1- and R2 represents Glc(1-2)[Glc(1-3)]Glc1-; or (ii) R1 represents Glc(1-2)[Glc(1-3)]Glc1- and R2 represents Xyl(1-2)[Glc(1-3)]Glc1-, where Glc represents glucose and Xyl represents xylose.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2020
    Publication date: August 18, 2022
    Applicant: SUNTORY HOLDINGS LIMITED
    Inventors: Soichiro URAI, Kazunari IWAKI, Katsuro MIYAGAWA, Tadayoshi HIRAI, Koji NAGAO, Yoshiaki YOKOO, Takehiro WATANABE, Kohki FUJIKAWA
  • Publication number: 20220226354
    Abstract: The development of a superior GLP-1 secretion-promoting component is expected. The present invention provides a GLP-1 secretion-promoting composition comprising a GLP-1 secretion-promoting component and an emulsified particle that contains an oil-in-water emulsifying agent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 22, 2020
    Publication date: July 21, 2022
    Applicant: SUNTORY HOLDINGS LIMITED
    Inventors: Soichiro URAI, Koji NAGAO, Yoshiaki YOKOO
  • Publication number: 20220211731
    Abstract: It has been expected to develop a better GLP-1 secretagogue component. The present invention provides a composition for promoting GLP-1 secretion that contains emulsified particles comprising an amphiphilic GLP-1 secretagogue component and an emulsifier, wherein the emulsifier is an oil-in-water type emulsifier and the GLP-1 secretagogue component is incorporated in the emulsified particles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 22, 2020
    Publication date: July 7, 2022
    Applicant: SUNTORY HOLDINGS LIMITED
    Inventors: Soichiro URAI, Koji NAGAO, Yoshiaki YOKOO
  • Publication number: 20220159988
    Abstract: The present invention pertains to a tea beverage that contains: (a) a natural sugar in an amount corresponding to sweetness intensity X1; (b) a high-sweetness-degree sweetener in an amount corresponding to sweetness intensity X2; and (c) less than 50 mg/100 ml of sodium. The high-sweetness-degree sweetener includes at least one high-sweetness-degree sweetener b1 selected from the group consisting of rebaudioside M, rebaudioside D, rebaudioside N, rebaudioside O, rebaudioside E, Momordica grosvenori extract, mogroside V, and thaumatin, and the tea beverage satisfies 0.1<(X1+X2)?20.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2019
    Publication date: May 26, 2022
    Applicant: SUNTORY HOLDINGS LIMITED
    Inventors: Yoji ASAMI, Tadahiro OHKURI, Akiko FUJIE, Koji NAGAO, Yoshiaki YOKOO
  • Publication number: 20220125076
    Abstract: The present invention pertains to a fruit juice beverage that contains: (a) a natural sugar in an amount corresponding to sweetness intensity X1; (b) a high-sweetness-degree sweetener in an amount corresponding to sweetness intensity X2; and (c) less than 70 mg/100 ml of sodium. The high-sweetness-degree sweetener includes at least one high-sweetness-degree sweetener b1 selected from the group consisting of rebaudioside M, rebaudioside D, rebaudioside N, rebaudioside O, rebaudioside E, Momordica grosvenori extract, mogroside V, and thaumatin, and the fruit juice beverage satisfies 0.1<(X1+X2)?20.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2019
    Publication date: April 28, 2022
    Applicant: SUNTORY HOLDINGS LIMITED
    Inventors: Yoji ASAMI, Tadahiro OHKURI, Akiko FUJIE, Koji NAGAO, Yoshiaki YOKOO
  • Publication number: 20220071239
    Abstract: The present invention pertains to a flavored water including (a) a natural sugar in an amount equivalent to a sweetness intensity X1, (b) a highly sweet sweetener in an amount equivalent to a sweetness intensity X2, and (c) less than 40 mg/100 ml of sodium. The highly sweet sweetener includes at least one highly sweet sweetener b1 selected from the group consisting of Rebaudioside M, Rebaudioside D, Rebaudioside N, Rebaudioside O, Rebaudioside E, Siraitia grosvenorii fruit extract, Mogroside V, and thaumatin. 0.1<(X1+X2)?20.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2019
    Publication date: March 10, 2022
    Applicant: SUNTORY HOLDINGS LIMITED
    Inventors: Yoji ASAMI, Tadahiro OHKURI, Akiko FUJIE, Koji NAGAO, Yoshiaki YOKOO
  • Publication number: 20220071238
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an effervescent beverage in which the quality of taste resulting from sugars and sweeteners is improved, and a method for producing the effervescent beverage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2019
    Publication date: March 10, 2022
    Applicant: SUNTORY HOLDINGS LIMITED
    Inventors: Yoji ASAMI, Tadahiro OHKURI, Akiko FUJIE, Koji NAGAO, Yoshiaki YOKOO
  • Patent number: 11251768
    Abstract: A piezoelectric device includes a piezoelectric element, a package, a temperature sensitive component and a conductive adhesive. The package includes a base body and a connection conductor. The base body has electric insulation and configures a space. The space is sealed and holds the piezoelectric element. The connection conductor is located on a predetermined surface of the base body. The predetermined surface is on an outer side relative to the space. The temperature sensitive component includes apart terminal and converts temperature to an electrical signal. The conductive adhesive is configured by a thermosetting resin containing a conductive filler and is bonded to the connection conductor and the part terminal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 15, 2022
    Assignee: KYOCERA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuuki Terauchi, Motoharu Andou, Yoshiaki Yokoo
  • Publication number: 20220022480
    Abstract: The present invention pertains to a coffee beverage having improved taste quality exhibited by a sugar and a sweetener and a method for producing the coffee beverage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2019
    Publication date: January 27, 2022
    Applicant: SUNTORY HOLDINGS LIMITED
    Inventors: Yoji ASAMI, Tadahiro OHKURI, Akiko FUJIE, Koji NAGAO, Yoshiaki YOKOO
  • Publication number: 20220022494
    Abstract: The present invention pertains to a flavor water that comprises: (a) a natural sugar in an amount corresponding to sweetness intensity X1; (b) a high intensity sweetener in an amount corresponding to sweetness intensity X2; (c) sodium in an amount of less than 40 mg/100 ml; and (d) potassium in an amount of less than 70 mg/100 ml and/or calcium in an amount of less than 70 mg/100 ml, wherein the high intensity sweetener comprises at least one high intensity sweetener b1 selected from the group consisting of Rebaudioside M, Rebaudioside D, Rebaudioside N, Rebaudioside O, Rebaudioside E, an extract of Momordica grosvenori, Mogroside V and Thaumatin, and (X1+X2) is larger than 1 and not larger than 20.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2019
    Publication date: January 27, 2022
    Applicant: SUNTORY HOLDINGS LIMITED
    Inventors: Yoji ASAMI, Tadahiro OHKURI, Akiko FUJIE, Koji NAGAO, Yoshiaki YOKOO
  • Publication number: 20220015384
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a tea beverage that contains (a) an amount of a natural sugar corresponding to a sweetness intensity X1, (b) an amount of a high-sweetness sweetener corresponding to a sweetness intensity X2, (c) less than 50 mg of sodium per 100 ml of said tea beverage, and (d) 0.1-32 mg of potassium per 100 ml and/or 0.1-32 mg of calcium per 100 ml of said tea beverage. The high-sweetness sweetener includes at least one high-sweetness sweetener b1 selected from the group consisting of rebaudioside M, rebaudioside D, rebaudioside N, rebaudioside O, rebaudioside E, a Siraitia grosvenorii extract, mogroside V, and thaumatin. The tea beverage satisfies 0.1<(X1+X2)?20.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2019
    Publication date: January 20, 2022
    Applicant: SUNTORY HOLDINGS LIMITED
    Inventors: Yoji ASAMI, Tadahiro OHKURI, Akiko FUJIE, Koji NAGAO, Yoshiaki YOKOO
  • Publication number: 20220015396
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an effervescent beverage in which the quality of taste resulting from sugars and sweeteners is improved, and a method for producing the effervescent beverage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2019
    Publication date: January 20, 2022
    Applicant: SUNTORY HOLDINGS LIMITED
    Inventors: Yoji ASAMI, Tadahiro OHKURI, Akiko FUJIE, Koji NAGAO, Yoshiaki YOKOO
  • Publication number: 20210337823
    Abstract: The present invention pertains to a coffee beverage having improved quality of taste exhibited by a sugar and a sweetener and a method for producing the coffee beverage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2019
    Publication date: November 4, 2021
    Applicant: SUNTORY HOLDINGS LIMITED
    Inventors: Yoji ASAMI, Tadahiro OHKURI, Akiko FUJIE, Koji NAGAO, Yoshiaki YOKOO
  • Publication number: 20210329948
    Abstract: The present invention pertains to a fruit juice beverage that contains: (a) a natural sugar in an amount corresponding to sweetness intensity X1; (b) a high-sweetness-degree sweetener in an amount corresponding to sweetness intensity X2; (c) less than 70 mg/100 ml of sodium; and (d) less than 70 mg/100 ml of potassium and/or less than 70 mg/100 ml of calcium. The high-sweetness-degree sweetener includes at least one high-sweetness-degree sweetener b1 selected from the group consisting of rebaudioside M, rebaudioside D, rebaudioside N, rebaudioside O, rebaudioside E, Momordica grosvenori extract, mogroside V, and thaumatin, and the fruit juice beverage satisfies 0.1<(X1+X2)?20.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2019
    Publication date: October 28, 2021
    Applicant: SUNTORY HOLDINGS LIMITED
    Inventors: Yoji ASAMI, Tadahiro OHKURI, Akiko FUJIE, Koji NAGAO, Yoshiaki YOKOO