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 Wearable diet and exercise tracking device with one-submission tracking patent thumbnailnew patent Wearable diet and exercise tracking device with one-submission tracking
A wearable diet and exercise tracking device that provides one-submission input of foods eaten, quantities consumed, exercises performed and exercise quantities, the reporting of tracked information and comprehensive diet and exercise tracking directly via the device. Embodiment of the invention may be in the form of, or integrated with, wrist-secured bands, smartwatches, clothes and fitness gear attachable/embedded devices and other portable and/or wearable enclosures..
Genesant Technologies, Inc.


 System and  tracking shelf-life and after-opening usage life of medicaments, foods and other perishables patent thumbnailnew patent System and tracking shelf-life and after-opening usage life of medicaments, foods and other perishables
A computer-implemented method and system for monitoring a life-cycle of a product, the method including executing on a processing unit, instructions to perform: receiving an electronic manufacture notification from a manufacturer, via a network, including a manufacturing time, the manufacturing time indicating a time of manufacturing of the product; calculating a shelf-life expiration date based on an estimated shelf-life and the manufacturing time of the product; receiving an electronic scanning notification from a scanning device, via a network, including a modification time indicating a time of modification of the product from a preserved state to a non-preserved state; calculating a usage expiration date based on an estimated length of time the product is usable in the non-preserving state and the modification time; sending notification of the shelf-life expiration date to the scanning device; sending notification of the usage expiration date to the scanning device.. .

 Soft food and beverage dispenser patent thumbnailnew patent Soft food and beverage dispenser
A dispenser machine for storing and dispensing viscous foods and beverages and provides for the efficient and safe dispensation of a viscous food or beverage product that is contained in a flexible product container and which does not come into direct contact with the dispenser equipment. The dispenser includes an evacuation system which includes a weighted roller or slidable weight in contact with one or more sides of the product container and which operates by force of gravity to pressure and direct the food or beverage product contained in the container toward and out of the bag or container tube spout.
Trv Dispense, Llc


 Container for stacked foodstuff patent thumbnailnew patent Container for stacked foodstuff
A container for foodstuff is provided and includes a housing having an inner surface extending from a proximal end to a distal end about a longitudinal axis. The inner surface defines a height h1 and a width d1, whereby a ratio of the height h1 to the width d1 is between approximately 0.5 and 2.0.
Kellogg Company


 Device for altering the jet shape of pourable products patent thumbnailnew patent Device for altering the jet shape of pourable products
A device is illustrated and described for altering the jet shape of pourable products, in particular of foodstuffs, including an entry region for the entry of the pourable products, an exit region for the exit of the pourable products, and several ducts for conveying the pourable products, wherein each duct has at least one inlet associated with the entry region and at least one outlet associated with the exit region. The use of this device for the filling of foodstuffs and a method for the production of this device are also illustrated and described.
Sig Technology Ag


 Pectin based nanoparticles patent thumbnailnew patent Pectin based nanoparticles
This invention provides (a) nanoparticle made of: sugar-beet pectin; and a bioactive compound (such as a nutraceutical or a drug) bound to sugar-beet pectin. The invention further provides foods, beverages, including clear ones, or pharmaceutical preparations, which are supplemented with the nanoparticles made of: sugar-beet pectin; and a hydrophobic bioactive compound bound to sugar-beet pectin.
Technion Research & Development Foundation Ltd.


 Disposable divided bowls patent thumbnailnew patent Disposable divided bowls
Social awareness about health, to include eating habits is rising in understanding and importance. Despite awareness about portion size and emphasizing, deemphasizing, or balancing calories, fats, salt, sugars, and other food components; there is still interest in food choice.

 Method for manufacturing aloe extract, and aloe extract patent thumbnailnew patent Method for manufacturing aloe extract, and aloe extract
A major object of the present technology is to provide a technology for obtaining an aloe extract which has an excellent processability into foods and contains sufficient amounts of β-sitosterol and aloe-derived dietary fibers as functional components. The present technology provides a method for manufacturing an aloe extract containing β-sitosterol, phospholipids, and dietary fibers which involves carrying out: a homogenization step for homogenizing an aloe mesophyll solution; an enzymatic degradation step for adding a polysaccharide-degrading enzyme to the homogenized aloe mesophyll solution and degrading polysaccharides contained in the aforementioned homogenized aloe mesophyll solution; and a membrane filtration step for membrane-filtering the enzyme-degraded aloe mesophyll solution with a microfiltration membrane or an ultrafiltration membrane and recovering the retentate fraction as an aloe extract..
Morinaga Milk Industry Co., Ltd.


 Apparatus and  spraying food and food processing articles with antimicrobials and other agents patent thumbnailnew patent Apparatus and spraying food and food processing articles with antimicrobials and other agents
Provided herein are methods, apparatuses, and systems for treating food articles, including meat, poultry, fish and other seafood, vegetables, fruits and other foods and food processing articles by spraying an antimicrobial or other agent onto the food or food processing articles. One embodiment of the invention may include a method for treating a food article comprising disposing a food article in a cavity within an enclosure having an outer shell and at least one inner plate disposed in the cavity, applying a first charge to a antimicrobial agent, applying a second charge to the at least one inner plate of the same polarity as the first charge, and spraying the antimicrobial agent into the cavity in a manner whereby at least a portion of the antimicrobial agent is caused to be repelled by the at least one inner plate and to at least partially coat the food article..
Tusara Solutions, Llc


 Method of simultaneously analyzing amount of nutritional component in various foods having different physicochemical properties and compositions by near-infrared reflectance spectroscopy patent thumbnailMethod of simultaneously analyzing amount of nutritional component in various foods having different physicochemical properties and compositions by near-infrared reflectance spectroscopy
A method is for simultaneously analyzing nutritional component content in a plurality of various foods or agricultural sources having different ingredients and forms, that is, different physicochemical properties and compositions distributed in korea by near-infrared reflectance spectroscopy. In particular, a method is for rapidly and accurately measuring nutritional component content in a plurality of various foods or agricultural sources having different ingredients and forms, that is, different physicochemical properties and compositions distributed in korea by near-infrared reflectance spectroscopy..
Knu-industry Cooperation Foundation


Pyridinyl cyclohexanecarboxamide cooling compounds

The compounds confer substantial cooling effects on compositions applied to the skin or taken orally, such as toothpastes, mouthwashes, foodstuffs, beverages, confectionery, tobacco products, skin creams and ointments.. .

Method of protecting teeth against erosion

Disclosed are methods of treating and protecting teeth against erosion by use of oral compositions comprising polymeric mineral surface active agents, metal ions such as stannous and zinc and combinations thereof. The present methods provide improved resistance of teeth to erosive demineralization or dissolution and prevention of tooth damage by subsequent exposure of teeth to erosive chemicals such as acidic foods and beverages..
The Procter & Gamble Company

Single use insulated expandable food delivery bag

A flexible, expandable, insulated food delivery bag system for maintaining heated foodstuffs at temperature having plural arrays of openings for permitting heated moist air to escape from the interior of the bag system to prevent the contained foodstuffs from becoming soggy. The bag system closure is effected by adhesion of paired hook and loop strips located on the elongated closure flap and on the bag exterior or an adhesive strip located on the closure flap and overlaid onto the exterior of the bag system with a tear strip located in the flap for reopening the bag upon delivery..

Methods of incorporating micropellets of fine particle nutrients into snack food products

Nutritious granular materials of fine particle sizes agglomerated within versatile micropellets are useful for inserting significant amounts of nutritious properties into snack foods. Expandable micropellet-containing formulations provide for introduction of fine particle ingredients such as proteins, minerals and other components or desirable nutrients into food processing lines not typically amenable to the fine particle sizes.
Frito-lay North America, Inc.

Novel leuconostoc citreum and fermented foods using the same as a starter, and compositions thereof

The present invention relates to leuconostoc citreum cjgn34 kctc 10974bp lactic acid bacteria, fermented foods including kimchi manufactured using the lactic acid bacteria as a starter, and lactic acid bacteria composition comprising of the lactic acid bacteria. The novel leuconostoc citreum cjgn34 of the present invention enhances the general taste quality of kimchi; increases the intrinsic complex sour taste and carbonated taste of kimchi manufactured by traditional manufacturing method in wintertime; and regularly sustains the fermentation quality during the year; particularly, has an effect for controlling the deterioration of fermentation quality in the summer in which the taste quality deteriorates.
Cj Cheiljedang Corp.

System and methods for transporting or storing oxidatively-degradable foodstuff

Disclosed are packaging systems and method useful in extending the storage-life of foodstuff such as fresh fish. The packaging systems and methods can be used to transport or store the foodstuff for an extended period of time.
Global Fresh Foods

Micropellets of fine particle nutrients in snack food products

Nutritious granular materials of fine particle sizes agglomerated within versatile micropellets are useful for inserting significant amounts of nutritious properties into snack foods. Expandable micropellet-containing formulations provide for introduction of fine particle ingredients such as proteins, minerals and other components or desirable nutrients into food processing lines not typically amenable to the fine particle sizes.
Frito-lay North America, Inc.

Barrier film for food packaging

Barrier films are prepared from a blend of two high density polyethylene blend components and a high performance organic nucleating agent. The two high density polyethylene blend components have substantially different melt indices.
Nova Chemicals (international) S.a.

Transporting element for accommodating and transporting spherical, cylindrical or egg-shaped articles, and a cooking appliance, pasteurizer or cooling unit

A transporting element for accommodating and for transporting spherical, cylindrical or egg-shaped articles, in particular foodstuffs, in particular eggs, along a conveying route, has a plurality of mounts arranged one beside the other along the longitudinal extent. The transporting element is designed in the form of a channel-like body with an accommodating space curved in the form of part of a circle, as seen in cross section, and encloses an angle of at least 180°.

Applicator head for a dispenser, dispenser comprising an applicator head, and producing an applicator head

An applicator head for a dispenser for cosmetic or pharmaceutical liquids and foodstuffs, having a pump device with a pump chamber, an inlet valve arranged between a suction intake and the pump chamber, an outlet valve arranged between the pump chamber and an applicator opening, and an actuating arrangement with the aid of which an inner volume of the pump chamber is changed. At least two of the three components from the group including the outlet valve, the inlet valve, and the actuating arrangement each include at least one elastic section formed from an elastically deformable material, the elastic sections of the at least two components are integral parts of an interlinked elastic component section of a uniform elastic material having a connection area between the at least two components, and the connection area, in the installed state of the application head, is in an elastically deformed state..
Aptar Radolfzell Gmbh

Container-dispenser apparatus

A container-dispenser (100) provided with one or more chambers (30a) formed by fixed or removable walls (40) mating with notches and grooves formed on surfaces inside a container body (30c), the chambers sealed by a rotatable lid (10) with a port (20) or spout (10d) on a top side, and a center post seal (62a) with an array of spoke-like lid channels (62b) radiating outwards to a perimeter channel (64) on an underside of the lid forming a series of adjacent hollow spaces (62). A funnel (50) having a neck (50b) approximating a shape of the opening of the container body (30) created by a center post (30c) and an interior container wall (30h) is also provided.
Aip Creations, Llc

Barrier layer capsules

The barrier layer comprising a material selected from waxes, fats and materials suitable for use as the continuous hydrophilic medium of the core, and which is solid in the conditions of the desired end-use. The particles are useful, for example, for the delayed release of flavors in foods and beverages..

Food sanitization

Cold plasma treatment may be used to sanitize the surface of porous foods. Surprisingly, such treatment may have little or no effect on the oxidative stability of sensitive surface coatings comprising, for example, fats, vitamins, or other compounds subject to degradation by heat, uv treatment, and/or oxidation..
Mars, Incorporated

System for automatically cooking and selling frozen food

Disclosed is an automatic-cooking-and-processing vending system for frozen-food, comprising the low-temperature chamber, the object-moving system, the product shelves, the low-temperature chamber equipment, the food container; the said low-temperature chamber equipment is inside the low-temperature chamber, or connected to the casing of the low-temperature chamber; the low-temperature chamber equipment contains hot-air source and the humid-air source; the product shelves is inside the low-temperature chamber with disposable food containers placed on; the object-moving system is inside the low-temperature chamber. This system has the air-circulating system, which can force the outer hot-and-humid air to come inside in one-way from a cold chamber, so as to isolate the hot-and-humid air.

Binary-ice production device and method therefor

A method for continuously producing a flowable, pumpable, cooled mass or cooling mass, in particular for use as foodstuffs and food products and/or for foodstuffs and food products made of a flowable base mass, including the following steps: filling a housing with the flowable base mass; cooling the flowable base mass by bringing it in contact with a heat exchanger device disposed in the housing while stirring the base mass so as to generate the pumpable, cooled mass or cooling mass, wherein, when a layer, and in particular an ice layer, forms on the heat exchanger device, cooling is interrupted as soon as the layer, and in particular the ice layer, reaches a predetermined thickness, and cooling is continued as soon as the layer drops below the predetermined thickness, wherein the base mass and/or the mass is moved radially outwardly along the heat exchanger surfaces during stirring, and a force is transmitted for stirring from outside the housing to the inside, without contact and without apertures through the housing. The invention further relates to an air conditioning method, to a cooling mass production device, to an energy system, and to a use therefor.
Hubert Langheinz KÄltetechnik

Bitter taste modifiers including substituted 1-benzyl-3-(1-(isoxazol-4-ylmethyl)-1h-pyrazol-4-yl)imidazolidine-2,4-diones and compositions thereof

The present invention includes compounds and compositions known to modify the perception of bitter taste, and combinations of said compositions and compounds with additional compositions, compounds, and products. Exemplary compositions comprise one or more of the following: cooling agents; inactive drug ingredients; active pharmaceutical ingredients; food additives or foodstuffs; flavorants, or flavor enhancers; food or beverage products; bitter compounds; sweeteners; bitterants; sour flavorants; salty flavorants; umami flavorants; plant or animal products; compounds known to be used in pet care products; compounds known to be used in personal care products; compounds known to be used in home products; pharmaceutical preparations; topical preparations; cannabis-derived or cannabis-related products; compounds known to be used in oral care products; beverages; scents, perfumes, or odorants; compounds known to be used in consumer products; silicone compounds; abrasives; surfactants; warming agents; smoking articles; fats, oils, or emulsions; and/or probiotic bacteria or supplements..
Senomyx, Inc.

Dispensing funnel

A dispensing funnel. The dispensing funnel and system comprise a generally trapezoidal hopper having an open slot along its bottom lip.

Gas grill

A gas grill according to one embodiment comprising a structure and a lid, a cooking chamber, a cooking surface in the cooking chamber comprising at least a first area and a second area, at least one heat source below the first area comprising at least one burner, and a gas valve fluidically connected with the burner, the gas valve regulating the rate of the gas flow towards the burner and comprising a highest gas flow rate regulating configuration which allows foods arranged in the first area of the cooking surface to be seared. The gas valve being a thermostatic gas valve which allows automatically regulating a temperature selected for the cooking chamber..
Coprecitec, S.l.

Spice blend salt substitute for ketchup and tomato based foods, designed for marketing

A natural salt substitute for certain tomato based foods, comprising onion powder and paprika mixed in a particular ratio range resulting in a non-chemical substitute for salt for use with certain tomato based foods. A method for making foods have a salty taste without chemicals.

Foodstuff crafting apparatus, components, assembly, and utilizing the same

A crafting apparatus that performs work on a workpiece is disclosed. The workpiece includes, for example, an edible foodstuff material.
Provo Craft And Novelty, Inc.

Moulding food products from a pumpable foodstuff mass

An installation for moulding of three dimensional products from a mass of pumpable foodstuff material, for example from ground meat includes a pump having at least one pump chamber, an inlet, and an outlet for the foodstuff mass, a pump drive, a moulding device including a mould member having multiple mould cavities, and a mould member drive for moving the mould member along a path, the path including a fill position of a mould cavity where mass is filled into a mould cavity and a product release position of a mould cavity where a moulded product is released from the mould cavity, a mass feed member having a chamber with an inlet and a discharge mouth facing the mould member at the fill position along the path of the mould member, the mass feed member being adapted to transfer the foodstuff mass into a mould cavity of the mould member in a corresponding mould cavity filling event that is defined by the moment of first flow of foodstuff mass into the mould cavity and the moment wherein the mould cavity has been fully filled and flow of foodstuff mass therein is terminated.. .
Marel Townsend Further Processing B.v.

Amphiphilic cyclodextrin-based glycodendrimers

The present application provides an amphiphilic cyclodextrin-based compound of the formula i: r-g-d-a (i) wherein r is one or more hydrophilic groups; g is one or more linkers; d is a cyclodextrin, and a is one or more aliphatic groups. In certain embodiments, the hydrophilic group is a sugar such as lactose, the linker comprises —(chr′ch2o)n— where r′ is h or is an alkyl group substituted with —(chr′ch2o)n— where n is 1 to 20, typically n=4; the cyclodextrin is a β-cyclodextrin comprising 7 subunits, and the aliphatic groups are c6 alkyl groups.
Uti Limited Partnership

Foods in food container, and heating device for foods in food container

A heating device for a food item in a food container includes the food container that contains the food items), a cooking container that contains the food container, and a steam generation device that supplies steam into the cooking container. The food container has an opening hole that communicates with an internal space and an external space, and at least one of a food surrounding space provided between an inner wall of the food container and the food items, and between the food items.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Delivery of functional ingredients

A primary composition comprises all essential nutrients of a fruit or a plant material, which has an increased stability, bio-availability and miscibility, and a process forms same. An oral composition can contain the primary composition in a foodstuff, food supplement, cosmetic preparation or a pharmaceutical preparation..
Nestec S.a.

Human diet equivalent animal feed

The present invention provides methods for creating a human diet equivalent for use in animal feed, animal feed compositions comprising a human diet equivalent, and methods for processing human foods into an animal feed ration.. .
Intercontinental Great Brands Llc

System and smart material monitoring

A system for monitoring the characteristics of a material by measuring electrical properties of a material uses a material monitoring device and a cloud database that relates electrical properties of a material to characteristics of that material. The aging and fermentation processes of wine and other alcohols can be monitored.
Ideacuria Inc.

Life force index calibration methodology

This invention comprises a calibration methodology determined from the optical image area displayed by photons emitted by solid or liquid food. The method comprises calculating the square root of the mean area density image value which produces a “life force index”, a novel indices for dietary planning, that can be used in conjunction with (or independently of) conventional caloric indices and nutrition indices of solid and fluid foods to help consumers of food products select biologically robust products and manufacturers of food products more precisely represent the bio-vitality of the products..



Foods topics:
  • Rebaudioside
  • Sweeteners
  • Consumable
  • Heat Exchanger
  • Recirculating
  • Polypeptide
  • Antimicrobial
  • Phytic Acid
  • Canola Protein Isolate


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