High strength seamless alginate capsules

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PATENT NO 9895672
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12874618

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The invention is directed to a seamless alginate capsule having a film encapsulating a fill material, in which the film comprises alginate, noncrystallizing plasticizer, and glycerol and in which a ratio by weight of noncrystallizing plasticizer to glycerol in the film is between about 1:1 and about 8:1. The invention is also directed to a method of making the seamless alginate capsules and to capsules made by the method. The capsules have excellent breaking strength and are resistant to oxidation of the fill material.

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DUPONT NUTRITION USA INC974 CENTRE ROAD WILMINGTON DE 19805

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Andersen, Peder Oscar Oslo, NO 16 220
Gaserod, Olav Steinberg, NO 17 270
Larsen, Christian Klein Lillestrom, NO 12 97

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