Patent Pick: Black Liquor Flavor

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Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's edition, just in time for Halloween, highlights a method to prepare a black liquor flavor component.

Method for preparing black liquor flavor-containing liquid
U.S. Patent Application 20150292152
Publication date: Oct. 15, 2015
Assignee: Japan Tobacco Inc.

This patent relates to a method for preparing a black liquor by digesting a tobacco raw material under an alkaline condition to obtain the liquor.

The digested raw material is then separated into a black liquor and a tobacco fiber. Finally, the the black liquor is desalinated to obtain the flavor component-containing liquid.