Sulfur Containing Patents (Class 426/535)
  • Patent number: 10694766
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an aerated frozen confection with an overrun of between 120% and 160%, which includes acacia gum as all or part of a natural emulsifier. A process for the preparation of this frozen confection is also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: Societe des Produits Nestle S.A.
    Inventors: Madhavi Ummadi, Nirav Chandrakant Pandya, Kenneth Richard Moffitt
  • Patent number: 9936722
    Abstract: The invention concerns a shelf-stable concentrate cooking aid comprising a reduced amount of natural MSG, IMP and GMP between 10 and 20% in weight of natural food derived acids and sugars and between 20 and 45% of naturally derived macromolecules.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 10, 2018
    Assignee: Nestec S.A.
    Inventors: Wen Sze Lien, Zhu Gao, Yong Fu Wang, Beatrice Lado, Yan Xi Jin, Fabien Robert, Ahmed Bousbaine, Nadji Rekhif, Christopher Brimelow
  • Patent number: 9796657
    Abstract: Polyol esters of metathesized fatty acids are generally disclosed herein. Methods of using such compounds, for example, as cleaning agents, solvents, and coalescents for paints and coatings, are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2017
    Assignee: Elevance Renewable Sciences, Inc.
    Inventor: Paul A. Bertin
  • Patent number: 9745293
    Abstract: The present invention includes compounds having structural formula (Ia): or salts or solvates thereof. These compounds are useful as sweet flavor modifiers. The present invention also includes compositions comprising the present compounds and methods of modulating the sweet taste of compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 29, 2017
    Assignee: Senomyx, Inc.
    Inventors: Catherine Tachdjian, Donald Karanewsky, Sara Werner, Vincent Darmohusodo, Jeff Yamamoto
  • Patent number: 9408407
    Abstract: The present invention provides edible compositions comprising a compound of the present invention, food products comprising such edible compositions and methods of preparing such food products. The present invention also provides methods of reducing the amount of NaCl in a food product, methods of reducing the sodium intake in a diet, and methods of reducing bitter taste in a food product.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 9, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2016
    Assignees: CHROMOCELL CORPORATION, KRAFT FOODS GROUP BRANDS LLC
    Inventors: Kambiz Shekdar, Daniel Lavery, Joseph Gunnet, Jessica Langer, Jane V. Leland, David Hayashi, Peter H. Brown, Louise Slade, William P. Jones
  • Patent number: 9399078
    Abstract: Unscented and low scented malodor control compositions are provided. The malodor control compositions are suitable for a variety of applications, including use on plastic films or in fabric and air freshening products.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 26, 2016
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Judith Ann Hollingshead, Steven Anthony Horenziak, Zaiyou Liu, Michael-Vincent Nario Malanyaon, Christine Marie Readnour
  • Patent number: 9155329
    Abstract: Flavor modulation in foodstuffs, beverages, pharmaceutics, tobacco products and oral care products, using a flavor modulating substance selected from substances represented by formula (I) or formula (II), edible salts thereof and edible esters thereof: These substances are capable of imparting highly desirable taste attributes in the products in which they are incorporated. In addition the flavor modulating substances are capable of modulating and complementing the sensory impact of other taste imparting substances. The substances are applied in flavor compositions, foodstuffs, pharmaceutics, tobacco products and oral care products.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2015
    Assignee: Givaudan, S.A.
    Inventors: Abdelmajid Kaouas, Harry Renes, Chris Winkel
  • Publication number: 20150099711
    Abstract: A method for modifying a quality of a fruit includes cutting a live stem attached to a live fruit at a cut distance from the fruit, producing a cut end of the stem, contacting only the cut end of the stem with a solution comprising at least one mobile and quality-modifying food ingredient while protecting the fruit from contact with the solution, and keeping the cut end of the stem in contact with the solution for an incubation time sufficient to allow absorption and transport of the food ingredient into the fruit, the food ingredient conferring a modified quality upon the fruit. A system for practicing the method and an edible raw plant product produced by the method are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 7, 2014
    Publication date: April 9, 2015
    Applicant: Nightshade, LLC
    Inventors: Caius D. Rommens, Heather M. Holloway, Roy D. Holloway
  • Publication number: 20150093339
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the discovery that certain non-naturally occurring, non-peptide amide compounds and amide derivatives, such as oxalamides, ureas, and acrylamides, are useful flavor or taste modifiers, such as a flavoring or flavoring agents and flavor or taste enhancer, more particularly, savory (the “umami” taste of monosodium glutamate) or sweet taste modifiers,—savory or sweet flavoring agents and savory or sweet flavor enhancers, for food, beverages, and other comestible or orally administered medicinal products or compositions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 8, 2014
    Publication date: April 2, 2015
    Inventors: Catherine TACHDJIAN, Andrew P. PATRON, Sara L. ADAMSKI-WERNER, Farid BAKIR, Qing CHEN, Vincent DARMOHUSODO, Stephen Terrence HOBSON, Xiaodong LI, Ming QI, Daniel H. ROGERS, Marketa RINNOVA, Guy SERVANT, Xiao-Qing TANG, Mark ZOLLER, David WALLACE, Amy XING, Klaus GUBERNATOR
  • Publication number: 20150064326
    Abstract: A flavour composition comprising a compound of formula (I) and edible salts thereof, wherein R1 is an alkyl residue containing 6 to 20 carbon atoms, or an alkene residue containing from 9 to 25 carbon atoms with 1 to 6 double bonds, R1 together with the carbonyl group to which it is attached is a residue of a carboxylic acid.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 28, 2013
    Publication date: March 5, 2015
    Inventors: Feng Shi, Harry Renes, Esther Van Ommeren, Susanna Magdalena Vorster, Yili Wang, Adri De Klerk
  • Publication number: 20150031684
    Abstract: The present invention includes compounds having structural formula (I), or salts or solvates thereof. These compounds are useful as sweet flavor modifiers. The present invention also includes compositions comprising the present compounds and methods of modulating the sweet taste of compositions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 1, 2014
    Publication date: January 29, 2015
    Inventors: Catherine TACHDJIAN, Donald KARANEWSKY, Sara WERNER, Vincent DARMOHUSODO, Jeff YAMAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20140349001
    Abstract: Flavour modulation in foodstuffs, beverages, pharmaceutics, tobacco products and oral care products, using a flavour modulating substance selected from substances represented by formula (I) or formula (II), edible salts thereof and edible esters thereof: These substances are capable of imparting highly desirable taste attributes in the products in which they are incorporated. In addition the flavour modulating substances are capable of modulating and complementing the sensory impact of other taste imparting substances. The substances are applied in flavour compositions, foodstuffs, pharmaceutics, tobacco products and oral care products.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 12, 2014
    Publication date: November 27, 2014
    Inventors: Abdelmajid KAOUAS, Harry RENES, Chris WINKEL
  • Patent number: 8877922
    Abstract: The present invention includes compounds having structural formula (I): or salts or solvates thereof. These compounds are useful as sweet flavor modifiers. The present invention also includes compositions comprising the present compounds and methods of modulating the sweet taste of compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 4, 2014
    Assignee: Senomyx, Inc.
    Inventors: Catherine Tachdjian, Donald Karanewsky, Sara Werner, Vincent Darmohusodo, Jeff Yamamoto
  • Publication number: 20140303122
    Abstract: By searching various kinds of compounds having CaSR agonistic activity, the present invention provides CaSR agonistic agents, pharmaceutical compositions, preventive or therapeutic agents for diarrhea and kokumi-imparting agents each of which comprise the compound. More specifically, the present invention provides CaSR agonistic agents, pharmaceutical compositions, preventive or therapeutic agents for diarrhea and kokumi-imparting agents each of which comprise a glutamic acid derivative having CaSR agonistic activity or pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 28, 2014
    Publication date: October 9, 2014
    Applicant: AJINOMOTO CO., INC.
    Inventors: Masayuki SUGIKI, Toru Okamatsu, Sayaka Asari, Yayoi Kawato, Toshihiro Hatanaka, Tetsuo Yano, Yukie Seki, Naohiro Miyamura, Hiroaki Nagasaki, Yuzuru Eto, Reiko Yasuda
  • Patent number: 8840946
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a baked foodstuff with an improved flavor and an improved texture. Also to compositions for generating these improved flavors and textures in baked foodstuffs which compositions comprise non pre-reacted flavor precursors which react on heating to generate the flavors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2008
    Date of Patent: September 23, 2014
    Assignee: Nestec S.A.
    Inventor: Yvette Fleury Rey
  • Publication number: 20140220214
    Abstract: A method for preparing an aromatic pulverulent composition having a melting point Tf, comprising: i) feeding at least two pulverulent elementary solids having organoleptic properties into a mixer, whose chamber has been preheated beforehand to a temperature T lower than Tf, such solids being separately fed into the mixer; ii) mixing the pulverulent elementary solids in the mixer, in the absence of any external liquid phase, at a temperature T lower than Tf, at least one of the pulverulent elementary solids being fed into the mixer at a temperature Ti, such that the mixing occurs under isothermal conditions at a temperature set at such temperature T; and iii) recovering the aromatic pulverulent composition. This method is particularly suitable for preparing a composition essentially including a vanillin and ethylvanillin compound.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 7, 2012
    Publication date: August 7, 2014
    Applicant: RHODIA OPERATIONS
    Inventors: Jean-Claude Le-Thiesse, Jean-Claude Masson, Corine Cochennec, Olivier Giacomoni
  • Publication number: 20140205713
    Abstract: The present invention relates to spray-dried compositions capable of retaining volatile compounds and methods relating to the same. The present invention also relates to the powders produced by such methods.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 2, 2012
    Publication date: July 24, 2014
    Applicant: INTERNATIONAL FLAVORS AND FRAGRANCES INC.
    Inventors: Keith Thomas Hans, Lulu Henson, Christopher Thomas Lavallee, Michael Popplewell, Eric Jesse Wolff, Maria Wright
  • Publication number: 20140193562
    Abstract: The present invention relates to stable, propylene glycol-free and glycerin-free, spray-dried compositions containing flavors and optional surfactants for use in optically clear, liquid beverages and liquid beverage concentrates.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2014
    Publication date: July 10, 2014
    Applicant: International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.
    Inventors: Lewis Michael Popplewell, Keith Thomas Hans, LuLu Henson, Christopher Thomas Lavallee, Eric Jesse Wolff, Maria Wright, Daniel Kaiping Lee, Ronald Gabbard
  • Publication number: 20140194433
    Abstract: The invention relates to novel modulators of the cold menthol receptor TRPM8, to a method for modulating the TRPM8 receptor using said modulators; to the use of the modulators for induction of cold sensation; and to objects and means produced using said modulators.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2014
    Publication date: July 10, 2014
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Thomas Subkowski, Claus Bollschweiler, Jens Wittenberg, Michael Krohn, Holger Zinke
  • Patent number: 8765204
    Abstract: Provided are new O-alkyl S-hydroxyalkyl carbonothioates and O-alkyl S-alkoxyalkyl carbonothioates, their manufacture and their use as flavor and fragrance. Also provided are flavor and fragrance compositions comprising said substance, or a mixture thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 7, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 1, 2014
    Assignee: Givaudan S.A.
    Inventor: Klaus Gassenmeier
  • Publication number: 20140171517
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a novel compound, 2-mercapto-5-methyl-4-heptanone, a process of augmenting, enhancing or imparting taste to a material selected from the group consisting of a foodstuff, a chewing gum, a medicinal product, and toothpaste comprising the step of incorporating an olfactory acceptable amount of 2-mercapto-5-methyl-4-heptanone, and a process of improving, enhancing or modifying a fragrance formulation through the addition of an olfactory acceptable amount of 2-mercapto-5-methyl-4-heptanone.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2013
    Publication date: June 19, 2014
    Applicant: International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.
    Inventors: David O. Agyemang, Kathryn A. Bardsley, Zhen Chen, Adam Jan Janczuk, Laurence Trinnaman
  • Publication number: 20140170284
    Abstract: To provide an unfermented beer-taste beverage provided with fermentation flavor, and a method for producing the unfermented beer-taste beverage. An unfermented beer-taste beverage provided with good fermentation flavor characteristic of beer can be provided by a method for producing an unfermented beer-taste beverage comprising a step of adding a flavor composition containing a sulfur-containing compound to an unfermented beer-taste beverage to achieve a content of the sulfur-containing compound of 1×102 ppt or more but 1×103 ppt or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 1, 2011
    Publication date: June 19, 2014
    Applicant: ASAHI BREWERIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Shinsuke Ito, Jun Kubota
  • Publication number: 20140120233
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for producing a novel lanthionine derivative having a CaSR agonist activity, an intermediate compound of the lanthionine derivative, and use of the intermediate compound for production of a CaSR agonist, a kokumi-imparting agent, and a food and/or beverage ingredient.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2013
    Publication date: May 1, 2014
    Applicant: AJINOMOTO CO., INC.
    Inventors: Yumiko Kato, Toshimi Mizukoshi, Yumiko Suzuki, Seiichi Sato
  • Patent number: 8703223
    Abstract: The present invention pertains to the use of certain flavor enhancing compounds obtainable from an Allium species. In one embodiment, seeds from chives, leeks, ramson and other onions are used for conveying strong kokumi flavor enhancing effects on food products without imparting an onion or garlic-like off taste. These flavor enhancing compounds are also useful for the preparation of Amadori products, which are also used as kokumi flavor enhancing compounds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 22, 2014
    Assignee: Pepsico, Inc.
    Inventors: Eapen George, Thomas Frank Hofmann, Timo Dominikus Stark
  • Publication number: 20140094453
    Abstract: The present invention includes compounds having structural formula (I), or salts or solvates thereof. These compounds are useful as sweet flavor modifiers. The present invention also includes compositions comprising the present compounds and methods of modulating the sweet taste of compositions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2013
    Publication date: April 3, 2014
    Inventors: Catherine TACHDJIAN, Donald KARANEWSKY, Sara WERNER, Vincent DARMOHUSODO, Jeff YAMAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20140004243
    Abstract: The present invention provides a compound having a salty taste enhance activity, and a salty taste enhancer containing the compound, and the like. The present invention relates to a salty taste enhancer for a food or drink, which contains a compound represented by the following formula: wherein each symbol is as defined in the specification, or an edible salt thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 6, 2013
    Publication date: January 2, 2014
    Applicant: AJINOMOTO CO., INC.
    Inventors: Yuki TAHARA, Yusuke Amino, Takami Maekawa, Yuzuru Eto, Takashi Miyaki, Wakana Saikawa, Yuko Kai, Yutaka Ishiwatari
  • Publication number: 20130345222
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the discovery that specific human taste receptors in the T2R taste receptor family respond to particular bitter compounds present in, e.g., coffee. Also, the invention relates to the discovery of specific compounds and compositions containing that function as bitter taste blockers and the use thereof as bitter taste blockers or flavor modulators in, e.g., coffee and coffee flavored foods, beverages and medicaments. Also, the present invention relates to the discovery of a compound that antagonizes numerous different human T2Rs and the use thereof in assays and as a bitter taste blocker in compositions for ingestion by humans and animals.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 17, 2013
    Publication date: December 26, 2013
    Inventors: Donald S. Karanewsky, Joseph R. Fotsing, Catherine Tachdjian, Melissa Arellano
  • Publication number: 20130324557
    Abstract: The present invention includes compounds useful as modulators of TRPM8, such as compounds of Formula (I) and the subgenus and species thereof; personal products containing those compounds; and the use of those compounds and the personal products, particularly the use of increasing or inducing chemesthetic sensations, such as cooling or cold sensations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 4, 2011
    Publication date: December 5, 2013
    Applicant: SENOMYX, INC.
    Inventors: Chad Priest, Alain Noncovich, Andrew Patron, Jane Ung
  • Publication number: 20130309381
    Abstract: A composition for masking the bitter taste of potassium chloride or other potassium salt used in a consumable product as a substitute, in whole or in part, for common table salt, said composition comprising a sugar alcohol and a compound of formula (I) CH2OH—(CHOH)4—CO—NH—CH2—CH2—X; a compound of the formula (II): R1—CR2(OR3)—CO—Y; or a mixture thereof
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2011
    Publication date: November 21, 2013
    Applicant: Givaudan S.A.
    Inventors: Gesa Haseleu, Elisabetta Lubian, Harry Renes, Cornelis Winkel
  • Publication number: 20130295229
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the use of 3-mercaptoheptyl carboxylate in the form of any one of its stereoisomers or in the form of a mixture thereof. The compounds of the invention are valuable flavoring ingredients capable of imparting fruity, citrus and/or teas aftertaste with a well-balanced long-lastingness. The present invention also concerns the compositions or articles containing the compound.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 11, 2013
    Publication date: November 7, 2013
    Inventors: Sina Dorothea Escher, Yvan Niclass, Lionel Saudan
  • Publication number: 20130295261
    Abstract: The present invention provides isosorbide derivatives having the formula shown below and certain subgenera or species thereof, as flavor or taste modifiers, particularly, savory (“umami”) taste modifiers, savory flavoring agents and savory flavor enhancers in foods, beverages, and other comestible compositions,
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2013
    Publication date: November 7, 2013
    Applicant: SENOMYX, INC.
    Inventors: Catherine TACHDJIAN, Donald S. Karanewsky, Sara L. Adamski-Werner, Jeffrey M. Yamamoto, Guy Servant
  • Patent number: 8575086
    Abstract: The present invention provides a flavor and fragrance composition which comprises, as the active ingredient, an optically active (1S)-8-mercaptomenthone having an S-form/R-form mixing ratio for the configuration at the 4-position in the range of from 65:35 to 95:5 by weight, wherein the flavor and fragrance composition is for use in food and beverage, fragrances and cosmetics, pharmaceuticals or oral compositions and the like; a product which is scented with the flavor and fragrance composition; and a method for enhancing or modulating odor of the flavor and fragrance composition by adding the optically active (1S)-8-mercaptomenthone.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2006
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2013
    Assignee: Takasago International Corporation
    Inventors: Makoto Emura, Satoshi Masumura, Kenji Maruyama, Takeshi Yamamoto
  • Patent number: 8568814
    Abstract: The present invention provides a variety of compounds having a CaSR agonist activity which possesses a superior kokumi-imparting function, and more particularly provides a kokumi-imparting composition, which contains the foregoing compound, and/or another substance having a CaSR agonist activity, in combination. The present invention also provides a kokumi-imparting composition which includes a lanthionine derivative and/or another substance having a CaSR agonist activity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2013
    Assignee: Ajinomoto Co., Inc.
    Inventors: Seiichi Sato, Fumie Futaki, Reiko Yasuda, Sachise Eto, Yumiko Suzuki, Takaho Tajima, Yuzuru Eto, Yuki Tahara
  • Patent number: 8524302
    Abstract: The present invention pertains to the use of certain flavor enhancing compounds obtainable from an Allium species. In one embodiment, seeds from chives, leeks, ramson and other onions are used for conveying strong kokumi flavor enhancing effects on food products without imparting an onion or garlic-like off taste. These flavor enhancing compounds are also useful for the preparation of Amadori products, which are also used as kokumi flavor enhancing compounds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2013
    Assignee: Pepsico
    Inventors: Eapan George, Thomas Frank Hofmann, Timo Dominikus Stark
  • Publication number: 20130224360
    Abstract: A flavouring composition for a minced-fish product which includes from 0.1 to 30 wt % of dimethyl sulphide, based on the total weight of the flavouring composition, and a cellulose ether derivative, wherein the weight ratio of dimethyl sulphide to cellulose ether derivative is 8:1 or less and the cellulose ether derivative which includes at least 2.5% by weight of hydroxyalkyl substituents.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 16, 2012
    Publication date: August 29, 2013
    Applicant: FIRMENICH SA
    Inventor: FIRMENICH SA
  • Publication number: 20130202762
    Abstract: A method of enhancing the taste of a beer with a mineral additive. The mineral additive comprises soluble compounds of the following minerals to the following ranges of final concentrations of the respective element in the finished beer, to enhance taste characteristics of the diluted beer when compared to a dilution solely with water. Group A minerals: calcium from 5.9 mg/L to 236 mg/L, and magnesium from 1.3 to 52 mg/L. Group B minerals: phosphorus from 3.0 to 360 mg/L, potassium from 12 mg/L to 480 mg/L, silicon at 0.075 mg/L to 30 mg/L, sodium at 0.8 mg/L to 32 mg/L and chlorine at 0.9 mg/L to 36 mg/L. Group C minerals: boron from 0 to 76 ?g/L, chromium from 0 to 0.4 ?g/L, cobalt from 0 to 0.4 ?g/L, copper from 0 to 17.2 ?g/L, iodine from 0 to 5.2 ?g/L, lithium from 0 to 1.6 ?g/L, manganese from 0 to 1.6 ?g/L, molybdenum from 0 to 2.0 ?g/L, nickel from 0 to 2.0 ?g/L, selenium from 0 to 136 ?g/L, tin from 0 to 01.6 ?g/L, vanadium from 0 to 0.12 ?g/L and zinc from 0 to 104 ?g/L.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Publication date: August 8, 2013
    Inventor: Ian David KAEHNE
  • Publication number: 20130183252
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the discovery that specific human taste receptors in the T2R taste receptor family respond to particular bitter compounds present in, e.g., coffee. Also, the invention relates to the discovery of specific compounds and compositions containing that function as bitter taste blockers and the use thereof as bitter taste blockers or flavor modulators in, e.g., coffee and coffee flavored foods, beverages and medicaments. Also, the present invention relates to the discovery of a compound that antagonizes numerous different human T2Rs and the use thereof in assays and as a bitter taste blocker in compositions for ingestion by humans and animals.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 10, 2012
    Publication date: July 18, 2013
    Applicant: Senomyx, Inc.
    Inventors: Xiaodong LI, Andrew Patron, Catherine Tachdjian, Hong Xu, Qing Li, Alexey Pronin, Guy Servant, Lan Zhang, Thomas Brady, Vincent Darmohusodo, Melissa Arellano, Victor Selchau, Brett Weylan Ching, Donald S. Karanewsky, Paul Brust, Jing Ling, Wen Zhao, Chad Priest
  • Publication number: 20130156922
    Abstract: A vegetable-based food product, without saccharose, lactose and egg, includes a base ingredient having gluten-free cereal seeds, polished and/or wholegrain, and/or sprouted seeds and/or sprouted wholegrain seeds, thickeners and flavorings, which give such a food product a food substitute character, to provide, for example, a substitute for cheese and/or meat and/or fish and/or milk and/or for sweet preparations suitable to be used as such or in industrial or home-made preparations and/or a vegetable drink.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 5, 2011
    Publication date: June 20, 2013
    Applicant: Mister Bio Food S.R.L.
    Inventors: Francesco Vessio, Pia Tonin, Andrea Buffolo
  • Patent number: 8455033
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compositions and edible orally delivered products, such as confectioneries and chewing gum, which include taste potentiators to enhance the perception of active substances contained therein. More specifically, some embodiments provide potentiator compositions, which include at least one active substance and at least one taste potentiator. The active substance and/or taste potentiator may be encapsulated in some embodiments to modify the release rate of the composition upon consumption.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2010
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2013
    Assignee: Kraft Foods Global Brands LLC
    Inventors: Navroz Boghani, Petros Gebreselassie, Carole Ann Bingley
  • Patent number: 8445051
    Abstract: One aspect of the present invention provides a compound represented by formula (I), wherein, R1 is hydrogen or an acetyl group and R2 is a C1-3 straight chain or branched alkyl group. Another aspect of the present invention provides flavor or fragrance compositions comprising at least one compound of formula (I).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2013
    Assignee: Takasago International Corporation
    Inventors: Maureen Blandino, Henry Van Den Heuvel, Michael E. Lankin
  • Patent number: 8445050
    Abstract: One aspect of the present invention is concerned with a composition comprising caramelised carbohydrate, which composition, when dissolved in water at a dry solids content of 0.1 wt. %, exhibits: i. an absorption at 280 nm (A280) that exceeds 0.01, preferably exceeds 0.05, more preferably exceeds 0.1 and most preferably exceeds 0.3; and ii. an absorption ratio A280/560 of at least 200, preferably of at least 250. Other aspects of the invention relate to a method of manufacturing a beverage or foodstuff that is resistant to light induced flavor changes, said method comprising introducing into said beverage or foodstuff a composition as defined above; and to a process for the manufacture of said composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2004
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2013
    Assignee: Heineken Supply Chain B.V.
    Inventors: Richard Van Der Ark, Peter Blokker, Louise Bolshaw, Eric Richard Brouwer, Paul Shane Hughes, Henk Kessels, Fred Olierook, Marcel Van Veen
  • Publication number: 20130101684
    Abstract: The present invention provides edible compositions comprising a compound of the present invention, food products comprising such edible compositions and methods of preparing such food products. The present invention also provides methods of reducing the amount of NaCl in a food product, methods of reducing the sodium intake in a diet, and methods of reducing bitter taste in a food product.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 15, 2011
    Publication date: April 25, 2013
    Applicant: Chromocell Corporation
    Inventors: Jane V. Leland, Louise Slade, David Hayashi, William P. Jones, Peter H. Brown, Joseph Gunnet, Daniel Lavery, Jessica Langer, Kambiz Shekdar
  • Publication number: 20130096209
    Abstract: The present invention provides edible compositions comprising a compound of the present invention, food products comprising such edible compositions and methods of preparing such food products. The present invention also provides methods of reducing the amount of NaCl in a food product, methods of reducing the sodium intake in a diet, and methods of reducing bitter taste in a food product.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 15, 2011
    Publication date: April 18, 2013
    Applicants: Kraft Foods Global Brands LLC, Chromocell Corporation
    Inventors: David Hayashi, William P. Jones, Jane V. Leland, Peter H. Brown, Joseph Gunnet, Daniel Lavery, Louise Slade, Kambiz Shekdar, Jessica Langer
  • Patent number: 8420144
    Abstract: The present invention encompasses a method for screening for a kokumi-imparting substance by using the calcium receptor activity as an index, a composition containing a kokumi-imparting substance obtained by the screening method, a method for producing food or drink imparted with kokumi, and food or drink imparted with kokumi.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2008
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2013
    Assignee: Ajinomoto Co., Inc.
    Inventors: Yuzuru Eto, Yusuke Amino
  • Publication number: 20130084379
    Abstract: A delivery system in the form of a solid dispersion that includes a carrier material of a crystalline matrix material, such as erythritol or mannitol and a solid active ingredient having the structure or salts thereof, wherein the solid active ingredient is dispersed throughout a matrix of the carrier material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 26, 2011
    Publication date: April 4, 2013
    Applicant: FIRMENICH SA
    Inventors: Christopher M. Gregson, Matthew P. Sillick
  • Publication number: 20130071536
    Abstract: The inventions disclosed herein relate to the discovery of the use of compounds having the formula shown below and certain subgenera or species thereof, as flavor or taste modifiers, particularly, savory (“umami”) taste modifiers, savory flavoring agents and savory flavor enhancers in foods, beverages, and other comestible compositions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2012
    Publication date: March 21, 2013
    Applicant: SENOMYX, INC.
    Inventors: Catherine TACHDJIAN, Marketa LEBL-RINNOVA, David WALLACE
  • Patent number: 8394442
    Abstract: The present invention relates to processes for the preparation of a flavoring concentrate, to a flavoring concentrate which can be prepared by a process according to the invention, to products comprising one or more flavoring concentrates according to the invention, and to processes for the concentration of flavoring and/or aromatic substances.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2013
    Assignee: SYMRISE AG
    Inventors: Ingo Reiss, Harry Erfurt, Frank Ott, Günter Kindel, Bernd Gabriel
  • Patent number: 8383183
    Abstract: The present invention relates generally to sweetness enhancers capable of enhancing the sweet taste of sweetener compositions and the sweetener compositions produced therefrom. In particular, the present invention relates to sweetener compositions comprising sulfamates capable of enhancing the sweetness of the sweetener composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 1, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2013
    Assignee: The Coca-Cola Company
    Inventors: Indra Prakash, Grant E. DuBois, George A. King, Mani Upreti, Josef Klucik, Rafael I. San Miguel
  • Publication number: 20130022728
    Abstract: The present invention relates to spray-dried compositions capable of retaining volatile compounds and methods relating to the same. The present invention also relates to the powders produced by such methods.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 24, 2012
    Publication date: January 24, 2013
    Applicant: INTERNATIONAL FLAVOR & FRAGRANCES INC.
    Inventor: INTERNATIONAL FLAVOR & FRAGRANCES INC.
  • Patent number: 8318231
    Abstract: The present invention generally relates to an improved two-part oxidizing system, as well as oxidizing compositions and methods for making and using the same, and in a particular embodiment to a two-part oxidizing system that, when mixed, yields an oxidizing composition. The two-part oxidizing system includes a metal chlorite first part, and an acid second part where the acid is sodium acid sulfate or a derivative thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2012
    Assignee: Ecolab USA Inc.
    Inventors: C. Cayce Warf, Jr., Nahed M. Kotrola