|| List of recent Foods-related patents
| Designed biosurfactants, their manufacture, purification and use|
The present invention relates to designed polypeptide biosurfactants that may be prepared by recombinant technology in commercially useful amounts and purified by simple non-chromatographic methods. The designed polypeptide biosurfactants comprise at least one stimuli-responsive amino acid residue or at least one glutamine or asparagine residue and may be useful in modulating the stability of a foam, alone or in combination with an α-helical peptide.
The University Of Queensland
| Method for cooking foods, and heating cooker|
Pci (plasmacluster ion) ions are released for approximately five minutes to a food such as vegetables, at a temperature of around 40° c. In a no-air flowing state and with no steam present..
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
| Glucosyl stevia composition|
Glucosyl stevia compositions are prepared from steviol glycosides of stevia rebaudiana bertoni. The glucosylation was performed by cyclodextrin glucanotransferase using the starch as source of glucose residues.
Purecircle Usa Inc.
| Vacuum contain, twist and lock cap, and pump|
A vacuum container and/or pump system may include a rounded rectangular base container with opening at a top to receive foodstuffs, adapted with an edge; an optional cover having at least two locking latches adapted to couple to the edge, the cover to close the opening of the container, the cover including: a circular vacuum tubular opening forming a cylindrical hole through the cover, and a cross-shaped notch on the inner cross-section of the tube, through which at least a portion of a plug is received and disposed when evacuating air, and optionally the cover may include a spinner, chopper, and/or twist/lock cap (coupling plug to container) to prevent loss of vacuum of the container (when cap has been twisted in locked position). A vacuum bag may in dude an opening; resealable fastener; hole for evacuating air with pump; cap for covering hole; and removable clip for easing closure..
| Hinged-lid cooking grill for cooking pizza and the like|
A cooking grill for improved cooking of pizzas and other foods includes a base portion, a cooking grate supported on the base portion, and a lid hingedly-attached to the base and movable between an open position and a closed position in which a substantially-enclosed cooking chamber is defined between the base portion/cooking grate and the lid. The lid is specially-configured to define a window therein, for admitting passage into the cooking chamber along an entrance pathway extending horizontally from the window.
| Partially transparent lid for a cooking device|
Embodiments of the present invention generally related to a cooking device, such as an outdoor barbecue grill, having a lid that is partially transparent. The lid having a two-part construction, the first part comprising a substantially transparent material, such as a tempered glass material, and the second part comprising a substantially non-transparent material, such as a steel composition.
Modern Day Grilling Solutions, Llc
|Method of packaging food|
The invention proposes a container further extending the shelf life of foods, particularly berries, by including an active agent having antifungal capability into the container surface so that when the fruit is packaged inside the container it is permanently exerted an antifungal effect over the surface, which is the place on the longer determinants occurs, but also contributing to preserve the general environment. Also it proposes a preparation process and its use..
Universidad De Santiago De Chile
|Compositions and methods for inhibiting endospores using green tea polyphenols|
Compositions and methods of killing, inactivating, or otherwise reducing the spores such as bacterial spores are disclosed. The methods typically include reducing or preventing spore reactivation comprising contacting spores with an effective amount of one or more green tea polyphenols (gtp), one or more modified green tea polyphenols (ltp), or a combination thereof.
Seton Hall University
The present invention relates to a polypeptide with an amino acid sequence according to seq id no: 1 and fragments or derivatives thereof. The present invention further relates to fusion proteins comprising said polypeptide and an additional peptide stretch fused to said polypeptide at the n- or c-terminus.
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, K.u. Leuven R&d
|Par-baked and milled coffee beans for use in foods, beverages and dietary supplements|
The present invention concerns compositions and methods relating to the addition and use of par-baked and milled coffee beans in food products, beverages, and dietary supplements. Par-baked and milled coffee beans are a novel alternative to more costly chlorogenic acid extracts, and are edible and palatable as a food ingredient.
Gas entrainment in flowable foods
A method of entraining gas in a flowable food product comprising the steps of accelerating the flowable food product in a flow direction through a flow channel that includes a ramp. Gas is injected into the flowable food product transverse to the flow direction through a porous surface or plate while the food product traverses the ramp to generate a froth.
Method of and system for surface pasteurization or sterilization of low-moisture particulate foods
A method of and a system for surface pasteurizing or sterilizing low-moisture particulate foods, such as nuts, oats, and spices, is disclosed wherein the foods are pre-heated, pasteurized or sterilized in a gas, optionally dried, and cooled. The gas pasteurizing or sterilizing the foods contains water vapor and one or more further gasses, preferably air..
Method for the sterilization and preservation of foodstuffs
The calcium oxide-containing powders are preferably natural calcium oxide powders obtained by firing shells, coral, the nacreous layer, eggshells, or bones of animals, fishes or birds.. .
The invention relates to a packaging system for foodstuffs, having a container extending from a container base via a container casing, which itself extends around a container axis and preferably widens approximately in the manner of a truncated cone-shape, in the direction towards an upper container edge which extends around a container opening, and having a chamber containing the foodstuff, wherein the chamber has a chamber casing extending from the upper container edge in the direction towards the container base, disposed within the container casing and at least over apart of the axial chamber height at a radial distance from the container casing and extending around the container axis, and has a chamber base preferably disposed at an axial distance above the container base.. .
Grill and assembling same
A grill includes a cooking unit defining a heating cavity for receiving and heating foodstuff. A base supports the cooking unit above a support surface.
Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc.
Lipid compositions with high dha content
The invention provides lipid compositions comprising phospholipids having a high docosahexaenoic acid (dha) content, which compositions are preferably extracted from natural sources. The lipid compositions are excellent sources of highly bioavailable dha and they can be used in oral delivery vehicles, dietary supplements, functional foods, and the like..
Arctic Nutrition As
Molded product composed of polyester resin composition
A molded article selected from the group consisting of (1) a sheet or a film, (2) a thermoformed article, (3) a stretched film, wherein the molded article is made of a polyester resin composition containing a polyester resin and a polyester-based plasticizer represented by the following formula (i): r1o—co—r2—co—[(or3)mo—co—r2—co—]nor1 (i), wherein r1 is an alkyl group having from 1 to 4 carbon atoms, r2 is an alkylene group having from 2 to 4 carbon atoms, r3 is an alkylene group having from 2 to 6 carbon atoms, m is the number of from 1 to 6, and n is the number of from 1 to 12, with proviso that all the r2's may be identical or different, and that all the r3's may be identical or different. The molded article of the present invention can be, for example, suitably used, such as a sheet or film for use in various industrial applications in foods, agriculture, and industries, a thermoformed article for use in various applications such as food containers, wrapping materials for daily sundries and household electric appliances, and industrial trays of industrial parts, and a stretched film for use in various applications such as wrapping materials for food wrappings, daily sundries, and household electric appliances, and various industrial films, respectively..
Bioactive alkaloid compositions and their medical uses
The present invention relates to a novel alkaloid and novel bioactive alkaloid fractions derivable from ribes preferably selected among ribes rubrum and ribes nigrum; methods of manufacturing such bioactive ribes alkaloid fractions and their use for the inhibition of ikk-β, pde4 and/or pde5 and in addition their promoting effect on mitochondrial biogenesis and function; their therapeutic or non-therapeutic applications as nutritive or medicinal products in the management of conditions associated with impaired mitochondrial function or ikk-β, pde4 and/or pde5 activity, such as inflammation, neurodegeneration, dyslipidemia, type 2 diabetes mellitus, impaired wound healing, sarcopenia and other conditions associated with muscle dysfunction or tiredness and fatigue, or where optimization of muscular or cognitive function is desired; extracts, juices or concentrates of ribes comprising such alkaloids; compostions comprising such alkaloids, including pharmaceutical compositions, nutritive product such as functional foods and nutraceutical compositions, and cosmetic compositions and medical devices.. .
High protein meal and flour compostions and methods
This invention pertains to the development of a high protein oil seed flour as a replacement for both wheat based and gluten free flours used in baked, dry and liquid goods which optimizes nutrition. The seed flour is based on the novel use of processing sunflower and other oil type seeds into a flour, meal, or protein isolate to replace a significant portion of traditional and gluten free flours in food goods, including baked, dry and liquid goods.
Novel compound having skin-whitening, anti-oxidizing and ppar activities and medical use thereof
Provided are a novel compound having skin-whitening, anti-oxidizing and ppar activities and a medical use thereof, and the compound has skin-whitening activities for the suppression of tyrosinase, and accordingly, is useful for use in skin-whitening pharmaceutical composition or cosmetic products; has anti-oxidant activities, and accordingly, is useful for the prevention and treatment of skin-aging; and has ppar activities, and in particular, pparα and pparγ activities, and accordingly, is useful for use in pharmaceutical compositions or health foods which are effective for the prevention and treatment of obesity, metabolic disease, or cardiovascular disease.. .
Pusannationaluniversity Industry-university Cooperation Foundation
Pureeing unit for an processing foodstuffs
The invention relates to a pureeing unit (1) for an apparatus for processing foodstuffs with at least one knife (31, 32) arranged radially to a rotation axis (2) and with at least one blade (41, 42) arranged radially to the rotation axis (2). The at least one knife (31, 32) and the at least one blade (41, 42) are rotatable about the rotation axis (2)..
Plate with cup attachment
A dinner plate of conventional size and shape includes within its substantially planar bottom a coaxial central region having coupling means in the form of diametrically opposing, chordal grooves that mate with the outwardly curled rim of commonly available, flexible plastic drink cups. The coupling means holds the cup snugly against the bottom of the plate, enabling a user confidently to hold both in one hand, freeing his other hand and allowing considerable acentric loading of the plate with foods.
Season-eaze is a container with a compartment on top for holding a pair of tongs when seasoning or flowing raw meat and other foods.. .
Automatic meal serving system
An automatic meal serving system includes a conveyer module, a transporting module, a first food serving and heating module, and an ingredient serving module. The transporting module is located on the conveyer module for sequentially positioning a plurality of vessels on the conveyer module.
Ettlia sp. strain having superior carbon dioxide fixation ability and lipid producing ability and use thereof
Provided are a new microalgae strain and a use thereof, and more particularly, ettlia sp. Yc001 (kctc 12109bp) having high carbon dioxide fixability, lipid productivity and carotenoid productivity, and a use thereof.
Korea Research Institute Of Bioscience And Biotechnology
Ink for ink-jet printing, printed cylindrical containers and producing the same
An ink for ink-jet printing used for ink-jet printing images onto the ink non-absorptive surfaces of cylindrical containers, and comprising at least a water-soluble solvent, a coloring material, a surfactant, a thickener and/or a binder resin, the coloring material being contained in an amount of 5 to 20% by weight, the surfactant in an amount of 0.1 to 5% by weight, the thickener in an amount of not more than 10% by weight, and the binder resin being contained in an amount of not more than 30% by weight . Owing to its ink-jet printability, the ink for ink-jet printing of the invention can be favorably used for printing images on the non-absorptive cylindrical containers such as seamless cans that are used for containing beverages and foods..
Toyo Seikan Group Holdings, Ltd.
Pouch location device
The present application relates to a pouch location device (18) for a machine (10) for dispensing beverages or foods, and in particular to a device for enabling a soft pouch (31) containing beverage or food ingredients to be accurately located in a bar code reader (37). The pouch location device comprises a slot (17) for receiving at least an end of a flexible pouch.
Kraft Foods R & D, Inc.
Cooler with integrated audio system
A combination cooler and audio system device is described which is configured to insulate foods and beverages while simultaneously emitting audio from at least one onboard speaker. The device is equipped with a bluetooth radio configured to interface with an audio device such as a cell phone or mp3 player over conventional bluetooth wireless frequencies.
System and requesting food from a vending machine
The subject matter discloses a vending machine comprising a transceiver for receiving a customer order from a remote computerized device, a food storage for storing fresh foods that are used to prepare the customer order; a food preparation unit to prepare the customer order; one or more serving stations to enable the customer to collect a prepared customer order, wherein the prepared customer order is prepared in the food preparation unit according to the customer order received by the vending machine. The subject matter also provides a computerized method for communicating with the vending machine..
Methods and materials for the detection of melamine
Methods and materials for the detection of melamine in test samples such as foodstuffs are described. Embodiments of the invention comprise combining a test sample suspected of containing melamine with a particle that produces a colorimetric and/or turbidimetric signal that is dependent upon the concentration of melamine in the test sample.
The Regents Of The University Of California
Biopreservation methods for beverages and other foods
Several embodiments of the present invention relate generally to the use of non-pathogenic microorganisms to prevent the growth and/or activity of pathogenic microorganisms in food products. More specifically, several embodiments relate to manipulation of the ph of low acid foods by non-pathogenic microorganisms to generate a local environment that is adverse to pathogenic microorganisms..
Starbucks Corporation D/b/a Starbucks Coffee Company
Method for cooking foods, and apparatus implementing the method
Provided is a cooking apparatus, preferably including a plurality of heating plates for contact cooking. The cooking time is determined by selecting a desired degree of cooking of the food.
Dietary supplements containing caffeine and niacin
Dietary supplements that can provide energy to a user are described herein. The dietary supplements can contain a delivery matrix suitable for being added to a foodstuff, caffeine and niacin.
Pacific Shore Holdings, Inc.
Incorporation of cultured bilberry cells in cosmetics, dietary supplements, and/or functional foods
Compositions include cultured bilberry cells or extracts thereof mixed with a cosmetic component or a food component to yield cosmetics, dietary supplements, and/or functional foods. The cultured bilberry cells or extracts can have high levels of polyphenols with little or no anthocyanins.
Steamer for foodstuffs
A steamer for foodstuffs has a lidded pot enclosing a stepped steaming platform adapted to support various foodstuffs at different levels dictated by the intensity and duration of their cooking requirements.. .
Novel milk-fermented product and use thereof
The present invention discloses a novel milk-fermented product comprising a group of peptides. The peptides are composed from no.
National Chung Hsing University
Biomass (e.g., plant biomass, animal biomass, and municipal waste biomass) is processed to produce useful intermediates and products, such as energy, fuels, foods or materials. For example, methods are described that can use feedstock materials, such as cellulosic and/or lignocellulosic materials, to produce an intermediate or product, e.g., by fermentation..
Soft shaped tortillas
The present invention encompasses edible carriers for foods that are soft but still hold a preformed shape. Specifically encompassed are soft shaped tortilla products that can be used to hold food fillings.
General Mills, Inc.
Probiotic compositions and methods
The present invention features compositions and methods for modulation of the mucosal immune system. The compositions include foods fermented by the probiotic organism, lactobacillus paracasei cba l74 (international depository accession number lmg p-24778).
H.j. Heinz Company
Apparatus and providing foods in adjacent portable containers
The invention described herein is generally directed to a snack or dip or food holder assembly that can attach to bowls, dishes, plates, trays and the like. Specifically, a snack or dip holder is provided that can be removeably attached to a bowl or plate edge..
Active pressure intensifier, reverse osmosis system and use thereof
The invention relates to an active pressure intensifier which comprises an axial piston pump having a housing in which a drum which is driven via a drive shaft for rotation and has at least two piston chambers is disposed, the piston chambers respectively having a liquid inlet and a liquid outlet and, in the piston chambers respectively, a piston with at least one piston rod being disposed. Likewise, a reverse osmosis plant which has this active pressure intensifier is provided according to the invention.
Fraunhofer-gesellschaft Zur Foerderung Der Angewanten Forschung E.v.
Methods for predicting age-or developmental stage-appropriate foods for children
The present disclosure provides methods for classifying food products and predicting appropriate ages and/or developmental stages that children should be provided with certain food products. In an embodiment, the methods include mathematical models that use the measurements of key texture attributes to predict the minimum age and/or developmental stage of food products.
System for the sale of food via an internet platform
The invention relates to a system for the sale of packaged foodstuffs via an internet platform between a supplier and a customer. The internet platform is designed to present the offer of the supplier to the customers and to directly or indirectly establish contact between the customer and supplier via a transport company to deliver food to the customer as packaged foodstuffs.
Prepared foods having high efficacy omega-6/omega-3 balanced polyunsaturated fatty acids
A composition and method for supplementing food, nutrition, and diet systems with omega-6 to omega-3 balanced oils comprising a synergistic blend of at least two oils. The composition further comprises a synergistic blend of long chain omega-3 oil as a means to further increase the nutritional value.
Omega Foods, Llc
Fermented pomegranate oil composition and preparing the same
Disclosed are a fermented pomegranate oil composition wherein pomegranates are immersed in edible vegetable oil so that the pomegranates are fermented under anaerobic conditions and active ingredients of the pomegranates are efficiently released to the edible oil to obtain edible vegetable oil containing active ingredients of pomegranates which is useful for cosmetics, functional foods and medicine materials, and a method of preparing the same.. .
Lipid extraction processes
The present invention provides improved processes for extracting and preparing lipids from biological sources for use in pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals and functional foods.. .
Aker Biomarine As
The present invention relates to a dispensing device for dispensing a liquid foodstuff product from a container, wherein a hose member of elastic and resilient material is connectable with the container such that product can be made to flow from the container into the hose member. The hose member is compressible in order to dispense product therefrom and it is designed so as to regain, by its own resilience, an original shape after compression thereof.
Asept International Ab
Wine glass charm
A wine glass charm having an edible portion which may be easily removable or detachable from the remainder of the wine glass charm for consumption while drinking wine. The edible portion may be chocolate, bread, crackers, or other foods commonly paired with wine.
A grill riser for preparing foods in an outdoor grill or over an open heating source comprising a first plate for holding cookware; a second plate for supporting the first plate over a heat source; and a scissors element connecting the first plate and the second plate, the scissors element secured to each plate and secured within a space between the first plate and the second plate, and wherein the scissors element comprises a first support and a second support, the supports pivotably connected to one another and pivotably adjustable with respect to one another so as to provide a plurality of varying heights between the plates.. .
Compositions for detecting alicyclobacillus microorganisms
The invention provides nucleic acids, collections of nucleic acids, supports, assay kits, and methods for the sensitive and specific detection of microorganisms in a foodstuff. The nucleic acid comprises a nucleotide sequence selected from the group consisting of seq id nos: 1-15 and having a length of no more than 35 nucleotides..
Controlling heat induced foam generation of foodstuff
The present invention relates to the use of a composition to control the degree of heat induced foam generation in a foodstuff system when said foodstuff system is heated, wherein the composition comprises polyglycerol polyricinoleic acid.. .
Microbial oxygen absorber
Oxygen is a major quality-deteriorating factor with respect to many food products in that it may cause the growth of molds and the development of rancid off-flavors, which reduce the quality or shelf life of many food products. The present invention provides an improved food packaging and a method for prolonging the shelf life and quality of packaged foods by packaging the food in a packaging material together with a microbial oxygen absorber, such as lactococcus spp., streptococcus spp., lactobacillus spp., leuconostoc spp., brevibacterium spp., propionibacterium spp., and bifidobacterium spp..
Pka buffered flavor enhanced reduced moisture fruits and vegetables
The described pka process creates a unique combination of active ingredients. The calcium carbonate carrier is impregnated with various proportions of active ingredients and the compounds are made more effective by the sheer and absorption action as they are combined in the described process.
Fish feeding device
A fish feeding device featuring an elongated shaft component with a first end portion formed into the shape of a helix for holding foodstuffs below the level of water in a fish tank and with a stopper component held by the shaft, keeping the shaft away from the inner walling of any panel portion of the tank and with the shaft component being bent about a vertically inclined central axis of symmetry of the shaft component for purposes of holding the invention about upper edging of the given panel portion and featured by further bends of the shaft component serving to hold the device fast in place about the exterior walling of and accordingly the panel portion of the fish tank.. .
Low polyunsaturated fatty acid oils and uses thereof
Provided are microalgal oils having a low polyunsaturated fatty acid profile and derivatives of the oils, including acids, esters, epoxides, hydroxylated acids and esters, urethanes, amides, and polymers thereof. Also provided are compositions comprising the oils and their derivatives and their uses in foodstuffs and in industrial and material applications.