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Feb 04, 2016 | 03:50 PM CST

Flavor Bites: 5-Methyl Furfural

By: John Wright

5-Methyl furfural makes the best contribution to the caramel underpinnings of flavors that derive a significant aspect of their overall profile from heated sugars.

Feb 02, 2016 | 06:35 PM CST

Patent Pick: Butter Up Bran

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Bran has come a long way from being considered an "embarrassing" public declaration of certain digestive health needs. And work to improved its texture and flavor, like that featured in this patent application, have helped to ensure it's no longer just a flavorless piece of cardboard with a prune juice chaser.

Feb 02, 2016 | 06:03 PM CST

Patent Pick: Caramel-coat It

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Suddenly, her jowls burst with juicy taste she'd never unwrapped before from gum. She searched her memory. What is this strange flavor? The inventor on this patent application lets you decide.

Jan 07, 2016 | 10:52 AM CST

Patent Pick: Sweet Chemosensory Modifier

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Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's highlight describes compounds that can modify sweet taste receptors and their ligands.

Dec 28, 2015 | 09:13 AM CST

Flavorchem Launches Line of Non-GMO Ingredients

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Flavorchem Corp. launched a line of ingredients verified non-GMO through the Non-GMO Project.

Dec 21, 2015 | 02:48 PM CST

Patent Pick: Stevia + Rebaudioside B Sweetener

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Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's choice, from Tate & Lyle Ingredients Americas, describes stevia sweeteners containing rebaudioside B.

Dec 18, 2015 | 05:25 AM CST

Patent Pick: Hydrogenated Oil Flavor

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Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's choice, from T. Hasegawa Co., relates to an agent to impart hydrogenated oil flavor to products containing reduced amounts of hydrogenated oil.

Dec 15, 2015 | 07:03 AM CST

Sweetness Sensation Linked to Bitter Receptor, Varies in Children

Genotype analysis revealed that sucrose thresholds and sensitivity were related to variation in the bitter receptor gene but not in the two sweet receptor genes.

Dec 08, 2015 | 03:12 PM CST

Patent Pick: Low-sugar Dairy Beverage

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Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's invention, from Nestec S.A., relates to methods for making ready-to-drink, low-sugar dairy beverages.