(12) International Application Status Report

Received at International Bureau: 19 June 2006 (19.06.2006)

Information valid as of: Not available

Report generated on: 07 March 2021 (07.03.2021)

(10) Publication number: (43) Publication date: (26) Publication language:
WO 2006/11338726 October 2006 (26.10.2006) English (EN)

(21) Application number: (22) Filing date: (25) Filing language:
PCT/US2006/01397513 April 2006 (13.04.2006) English (EN)

(31) Priority number(s): (32) Priority date(s): (33) Priority status:
60/671,742 (US)15 April 2005 (15.04.2005) Priority document received (in compliance with PCT Rule 17.1)

(51) International Patent Classification:
A23G 3/00 (2006.01)

(71) Applicant(s):
HERSHEY FOODS CORPORATION [US/US]; 100 Crystal A. Drive Hershey, PA 17033-0810 (US) (for all designated states except US)
HUZINEC, Robert, J. [US/US]; 807 Zermatt Drive Hummelstown, PA 17036 (US) (for US only)
CARROLL, Thomas, J. [US/US]; 33 Bridgeport Drive Mechanicsburg, PA 17050 (US) (for US only)
PAUL, Brian, J. [US/US]; 264 James Road Millersburg, PA 17061 (US) (for US only)

(72) Inventor(s):
HUZINEC, Robert, J.; 807 Zermatt Drive Hummelstown, PA 17036 (US)
CARROLL, Thomas, J.; 33 Bridgeport Drive Mechanicsburg, PA 17050 (US)
PAUL, Brian, J.; 264 James Road Millersburg, PA 17061 (US)

(74) Agent(s):
GROLZ, Edward, W.; Scully, Scott, Murphy & Presser PC 400 Garden City Plaza Garden City, NY 11530 (US)

(54) Title (EN): CONFECTIONARY PRODUCT EMPLOYING A SYRUPLESS COATING OF POWDERIZED EDIBLE POLYOLS WITH NEGATIVE HEAT OF SOLUTION
(54) Title (FR): PRODUIT DE CONFISERIE UTILISANT UN ENROBAGE SANS SIROP DE POLYOLS COMESTIBLES EN POUDRE AVEC CHALEUR NEGATIVE DE SOLUTION

(57) Abstract:
(EN): The present invention is directed to a confectionary item comprising: (a) a tackified matrix core upon which a matrix of non- homogenous powdered materials is formed by applying: (b) at least one deposit of binder that adheres to the gelatin flavored matrix core; (c) a powdered deposit of edible water soluble carbohydrate exhibiting a negative heat of solution; (d) optional additional alternating deposits of (b) and (c) above; (e) an optional, powdered deposit of a low-hygroscopic flow agent applied over the powdered layers (b), (c) and (d) where (d) is applied, which low hygroscopic flow agent can be applied after an optional preceding deposit of aqueous solution of water-soluble binder; and (f) an optional layer of protective coating of a confectioner's glaze and/or confectioner's shellac. The present invention is also directed to the process of making the confectionary item.
(FR): Cette invention concerne une confiserie comprenant: (a) un noyau de matrice collant sur lequel est formée une matrice de matières en poudre non homogènes en appliquant: (b) au moins un dépôt de liant qui colle au noyau de matrice aromatisé à la gélatine; (c) un dépôt en poudre d'un hydrate de carbone hydrosoluble comestible présentant une chaleur négative de solution; (d) éventuellement des dépôts alternés additionnels des composants (b) et (c) mentionnés ci-dessus; (e) éventuellement un dépôt en poudre d'un agent à faible flux hygroscopique appliqué sur les couches en poudre (b), (c) et (d), à l'endroit où (d) est appliqué, l'agent à faible flux hygroscopique pouvant être appliqué après un dépôt précédent optionnel d'une solution aqueuse de liant hydrosoluble; et (f) éventuellement une couche d'un enrobage protecteur d'un glaçage de confiseur et/ou de laque en écailles de confiseur. Cette invention concerne également le procédé de fabrication de cette confiserie.

International search report:
Received at International Bureau: 30 July 2007 (30.07.2007) [US]

International Report on Patentability (IPRP) Chapter II of the PCT:
Not available

(81) Designated States:
AE, AG, AL, AM, AT, AU, AZ, BA, BB, BG, BR, BW, BY, BZ, CA, CH, CN, CO, CR, CU, CZ, DE, DK, DM, DZ, EC, EE, EG, ES, FI, GB, GD, GE, GH, GM, HR, HU, ID, IL, IN, IS, JP, KE, KG, KM, KN, KP, KR, KZ, LC, LK, LR, LS, LT, LU, LV, LY, MA, MD, MG, MK, MN, MW, MX, MZ, NA, NG, NI, NO, NZ, OM, PG, PH, PL, PT, RO, RU, SC, SD, SE, SG, SK, SL, SM, SY, TJ, TM, TN, TR, TT, TZ, UA, UG, US, UZ, VC, VN, YU, ZA, ZM, ZW
European Patent Office (EPO) : AT, BE, BG, CH, CY, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, HU, IE, IS, IT, LT, LU, LV, MC, NL, PL, PT, RO, SE, SI, SK, TR
African Intellectual Property Organization (OAPI) : BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GQ, GW, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG
African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) : BW, GH, GM, KE, LS, MW, MZ, NA, SD, SL, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW
Eurasian Patent Organization (EAPO) : AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, MD, RU, TJ, TM

Declarations:
Declaration made as applicant's entitlement, as at the international filing date, to apply for and be granted a patent (Rules 4.17(ii) and 51bis.1(a)(ii)), in a case where the declaration under Rule 4.17(iv) is not appropriate
Declaration made as applicant's entitlement, as at the international filing date, to claim the priority of the earlier application, where the applicant is not the applicant who filed the earlier application or where the applicant's name has changed since the filing of the earlier application (Rules 4.17(iii) and 51bis.1(a)(iii))