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1. (WO2001015551) MORINDA CITRIFOLIA DIETARY FIBER

Pub. No.:    WO/2001/015551    International Application No.:    PCT/US2000/023489
Publication Date: Fri Mar 09 00:59:59 CET 2001 International Filing Date: Sat Aug 26 01:59:59 CEST 2000
IPC: A23L 1/212
A23L 1/308
Applicants: MORINDA, INC.
Inventors: WADSWORTH, John
STORY, Stephen
JENSEN, Jarakae
Title: MORINDA CITRIFOLIA DIETARY FIBER
Abstract:
A dietary fiber product obtained from the Indian mulberry (Morinda citrifolia) plant and the process of extracting and purifying the fiber is disclosed. According to one embodiment, the Indian mulberry pulp is washed and separated from the juice by filtration. The wet pulp is pasteurized. The wet pulp can be further processed by drying. A high fiber products can be prepared by mixing the pulp with ingredients, such as supplemental dietary fiber, water, sweeteners, flavoring agents, coloring agents, and nutritional ingredients.