Microencapsulated citrus phytochemicals and application to beverages

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 9545117
APP PUB NO 20100196543A1
SERIAL NO

12364827

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Methods are disclosed for fortifying a beverage with one or more citrus phytochemicals while concealing the bitter taste of these compounds in the beverage. These methods comprise microencapsulating the citrus phytochemicals and adding the microencapsulated citrus phytochemicals to beverages. Also disclosed are beverages fortified with one or more microencapsulated citrus phytochemicals but which do not have the bitter taste characteristics of these compounds.

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TROPICANA PRODUCTS INC1001 13TH AVENUE EAST BRADENTON FL 34208

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Crouse, Jeremy Cary, US 4 15
Given,, Jr Peter S Ridgefield, US 16 37
Rivera, Teodoro Algonquin, US 28 46

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