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Pub. No.:    WO/2008/102137    International Application No.:    PCT/GB2008/000590
Publication Date: 28.08.2008 International Filing Date: 21.02.2008
A23L 1/236 (2006.01), A23L 2/60 (2006.01)
Applicants: CADBURY HOLDINGS LIMITED [GB/GB]; Cadbury House, Sanderson Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex UB8 1DH (GB) (For All Designated States Except US).
DODDS, Leanne [GB/GB]; (GB) (For US Only).
BINGLEY, Carole, Ann [GB/GB]; (GB) (For US Only)
Inventors: DODDS, Leanne; (GB).
BINGLEY, Carole, Ann; (GB)
Agent: WESTWOOD, Joanna; Wilson Gunn, Charles House, 148/9 Great Charles Street, Birmingham B3 3HT (GB)
Priority Data:
0703524.9 23.02.2007 GB
Abstract: front page image
(EN)The invention relates to a sweetener composition comprising; an extract of a fruit from the Cucurbitaceae family; at least one sugar alcohol; and a component selected from at least one salt of a monocarboxylic acid and/or at least one salt of a dicarboxylic acid, at least one of an alkali metal cation and/or an alkaline earth metal cation or combinations thereof. A method of making such a sweetener composition and the use of the composition in beverage of foodstuffs is also provided. Further, the use of, in combination, at least one sugar alcohol and at least one salt of a monocarboxylic acid and/or at least one salt of a dicarboxylic acid, for reducing a bitter taste of an extract of a fruit from the Cucurbitaceae family, within a sweetener composition is also disclosed.
(FR)La présente invention concerne une composition d'édulcorant comprenant : un extrait d'un fruit de la famille des cucurbitacées; au moins un alcool de sucre; et un composant sélectionné parmi au moins un sel d'un acide monocarboxylique et/ou au moins un sel d'un acide dicarboxylique, au moins un cation de métal alcalin et/ou un cation de métal alcalino-terreux ou des combinaisons de ceux-ci. Cette invention concerne également un procédé de production d'une telle composition d'édulcorant et l'utilisation de cette composition dans des boissons ou produits alimentaires. Cette invention concerne en outre l'utilisation combinée d'au moins un alcool de sucre et d'au moins un sel d'un acide monocarboxylique et/ou d'au moins un sel d'un acide dicarboxylique pour atténuer l'amertume d'un extrait d'un fruit de la famille des cucurbitacées dans une composition d'édulcorant.
Designated States: AE, AG, AL, AM, AO, AT, AU, AZ, BA, BB, BG, BH, BR, BW, BY, BZ, CA, CH, CN, CO, CR, CU, CZ, DE, DK, DM, DO, DZ, EC, EE, EG, ES, FI, GB, GD, GE, GH, GM, GT, HN, HR, HU, ID, IL, IN, IS, JP, KE, KG, KM, KN, KP, KR, KZ, LA, LC, LK, LR, LS, LT, LU, LY, MA, MD, ME, MG, MK, MN, MW, MX, MY, MZ, NA, NG, NI, NO, NZ, OM, PG, PH, PL, PT, RO, RS, RU, SC, SD, SE, SG, SK, SL, SM, SV, SY, TJ, TM, TN, TR, TT, TZ, UA, UG, US, UZ, VC, VN, ZA, ZM, ZW.
African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (BW, GH, GM, KE, LS, MW, MZ, NA, SD, SL, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW)
Eurasian Patent Organization (AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, MD, RU, TJ, TM)
European Patent Office (AT, BE, BG, CH, CY, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, HR, HU, IE, IS, IT, LT, LU, LV, MC, MT, NL, NO, PL, PT, RO, SE, SI, SK, TR)
African Intellectual Property Organization (BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GQ, GW, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG).
Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)