Hydrated fat compositions and dough articles

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 9795151
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14327986

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Disclosed are hydrated fat compositions comprising a water-in-oil emulsion comprising (a) a continuous phase comprising: a solid fat comprising a fully-hydrogenated vegetable oil, a stearine fraction of a vegetable oil, or a mixture thereof, in an amount ranging from about 5 wt. % to about 40 wt. % of the hydrated fat; and a low trans-fat liquid vegetable oil in an amount ranging from about 20 wt. % to about 80 wt. % of the hydrated fat composition; (b) a dispersed phase comprising water in an amount ranging from about 5 wt. % to about 60 wt. % of the hydrated fat composition; and (c) an emulsifier.

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GENERAL MILLS, INC.MINNEAPOLIS, MN574

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Enz, Jeffrey F Minneapolis, US 3 0
Folstad, Jennifer E Blaine, US 6 14
Garrity, Karen Marie Mandl St. Louis Park, US 2 0
Olson, Eric A Anoka, US 4 41
Seibold, Jon Duke Mahtomedi, US 9 4
Staeger, Michael A Minnetonka, US 15 324

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