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 Nucleic acid detection method and kit patent thumbnailNucleic acid detection method and kit
A method and kit for detecting a target nucleic acid is provided wherein combining an amplified nucleic acid with a particle such as a paramagnetic bead form a flocculated complex which can be detected by visual inspection. The volume of nucleic acid sample that can be detected is as low as a few microlitres.
The University Of Queensland


 Freezer cabinet patent thumbnailFreezer cabinet
The invention relates to a freezer cabinet in which foods are stored frozen for sale in a shop, with a freezer space surrounded by solid walls at the front, at the rear, at the sides and at the bottom, which freezer space, at its upper end, is accessible via a housing opening from a user-side front edge, which opening, in the closed state, is covered by a cover unit with a cover part, adjoining the use-side edge and movable in a forwards/backwards direction, and a stationary rear cover part located away from the user-side edge. An advantageous embodiment is one in which, in order to open it, the front cover part is arranged in front of the rear cover part in the closed state or the central cover part can be pushed at least partially over the rear cover part..
Aht Cooling Systems Gmbh


 Cereal-based infant nutrition with fibre patent thumbnailCereal-based infant nutrition with fibre
Cereal-based semi-liquid and/or semi-solid compositions suitable for supporting the transition period wherein the infant changes from a diet consisting of breast milk or liquid infant formula to solid adult foods, comprising uronic acid carbohydrates with a degree of polymerisation (dp) between 10 and 300 and also uses thereof are disclosed.. .
N.v. Nutricia


 Methods of flavor encapsulation and matrix-assisted concentration of aqueous foods and products produced therefrom patent thumbnailMethods of flavor encapsulation and matrix-assisted concentration of aqueous foods and products produced therefrom
Flavor encapsulation is generally performed by mixing flavor with a prolamin solution and drying the mixture into powdered forms of encapsulated flavor. In one embodiment, flavor and zein are separately dispersed in an alcohol-water mixture of appropriate ratio prior to mixing.
The Board Of Trustees Of The University Of Illinois, A Body Corporate And Politic Of The Stat


 Sugar replacement composition patent thumbnailSugar replacement composition
The present invention relates to a sugar replacement composition, which is based on a novel and innovative combination of ingredients such that the sugar replacement composition gives rise to one or more advantageous use characteristics of comparable or superior to those of sucrose, including excellent taste, sweetness of sucrose, superior structural properties, e.g. In cake, sorbet and ice cream, improved crunchiness of biscuits, excellent organoleptic properties, low calorie content (in certain embodiments 100 kcal/100 g or less), permits reduction of fat content of certain foods such as chocolate, as well as significant health benefits, including low glycemic index, low cariogenicity, and prebiotic properties supporting growth of advantageous intestinal bacteria, beneficial effects or lowering blood sugar and slowing down the emptying of the stomach.
Aegis Nv


 Device and  controlling, analyzing and managing phases of conservation and/or processing of food in a mobile or fixed closed space patent thumbnailDevice and controlling, analyzing and managing phases of conservation and/or processing of food in a mobile or fixed closed space
Device and method for controlling, analyzing and managing phases of conservation and/or processing of food in a mobile or fixed closed space comprising a user interface with elements for data entry, a master control unit with memory and software, a management means system of the physical parameters of the food and/or of the space in which said food itself is inserted, integrated means for controlling and measuring the ph, means for controlling physical parameters of food and/or of the space in which said food is inserted, characterized by the fact that the master unit has a software program which has in memory of one or more foods to be conserved or transformed, and for each food the succession of variations of the physical parameters for each phase of conserving and/or processing, which has for each phase a safety interval of ph where said software manages for each value of the ph measured outside the safety interval of each phase a management program of physical parameters of food and/or the space in which said food is inserted to bring the ph value within the safety interval of ph, that said integrated means for controlling and measuring the ph is provided with a calibration system of the means for controlling and measuring the ph.. .

 Yogurt crisp and  making same patent thumbnailYogurt crisp and making same
A significant amount of yogurt product is used to form a viscoelastic dough capable of being sheeted and cut, without sticking to equipment, and cooked, without over-browning from the high protein and sugar found in yogurt. A number of snack foods can be made with the dough, including a shelf-stable light and crunchy yogurt crisp with whole grain and optional inclusions..
Frito-lay North America, Inc.


 Organics healthy drive through patent thumbnailOrganics healthy drive through
An improved drive through and organics foods store and associated systems and methods are provided. The present invention makes several improvements to the organics food industry by implementing novel methods to streamline the sale of organic foods to customers, including novel supplying, ordering, and distribution models for organic and non-gmo foods..

 Compounds produced from stevia and process for producing the same patent thumbnailCompounds produced from stevia and process for producing the same
Various ingredients and compositions are prepared from stevia rebaudiana bertoni plant. The compositions can be used as bulking agents, and sweeteners in foods, beverages, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals..
Purecircle Sdn Bhd


 Extrusion and adhesive laminations using unique extrusion coated sealants to replace wax patent thumbnailExtrusion and adhesive laminations using unique extrusion coated sealants to replace wax
An improved lamination structure is disclosed for use as a packaging material, particularly a material formed by a combination of a foil layer with a pet layer with integral adhesive; and then applying a sealant polymer to the exposed pet surface. The resulting structure preferably exhibits adequate structure and sealing temperatures desirable for packaging of cream cheese and similar foodstuffs, and further exhibits flow and caulking while minimizing or avoiding impact to material deadfold..
American Packaging Corporation


Phytocomplexes exhibiting multiple, synergistic antioxidant activities useful in foods, dietary supplements, cosmetics and pharmaceutical preparations

Compositions comprising apple, grape, green tea, and olive extracts are presented herein. This synergistic formulations apple, grape, green tea, and olive extract are in amounts that provide a greater antioxidant activity or protein kinase modulating activity than provided by an equivalent amount of any one extract or a sum of the extracts.
Nature's Sunshine Products, Inc.

Aroma enhancing beverage containers and lids

A lid for a beverage container can include a cover member configured to releasably engage the opening of a beverage container. The cover member can include an aroma aperture defined through a portion thereof, the aroma aperture sized and shaped to receive the nose of a user when the lid is engaged with the opening of the beverage container and the user drinks a beverage contained in the beverage container through the lid.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.



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


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