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Pub. No.:    WO/2009/059938    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2008/064834
Publication Date: 14.05.2009 International Filing Date: 31.10.2008
A23F 5/38 (2006.01)
Applicants: NESTEC S.A. [CH/CH]; Avenue Nestlé 55, CH-1800 Vevey (CH) (For All Designated States Except US).
BOEHM, Robert Thomas [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
DONHOWE, Daniel Paul [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
MATHIAS, Patricia Ann [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
FU, Xiaoping [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
RECHTIENE, Joseph Bernard [US/CH]; (CH) (For US Only).
KESSLER, Ulrich [DE/CH]; (CH) (For US Only).
SUDHARSAN, Mathalai Balan [IN/CH]; (CH) (For US Only).
CHANVRIER, Hélène Michèle Jeanne [FR/FR]; (FR) (For US Only).
BRIEND, Anne Françoise Violette [FR/CH]; (CH) (For US Only).
SCHENKER, Stefan [CH/CH]; (CH) (For US Only)
Inventors: BOEHM, Robert Thomas; (US).
DONHOWE, Daniel Paul; (US).
MATHIAS, Patricia Ann; (US).
FU, Xiaoping; (US).
RECHTIENE, Joseph Bernard; (CH).
KESSLER, Ulrich; (CH).
SUDHARSAN, Mathalai Balan; (CH).
CHANVRIER, Hélène Michèle Jeanne; (FR).
BRIEND, Anne Françoise Violette; (CH).
SCHENKER, Stefan; (CH)
Agent: LOMHOLT, Stig Bredsted; Avenue Nestlé 55, CH-1800 Vevey (CH)
Priority Data:
60/986,503 08.11.2007 US
Abstract: front page image
(EN)The present invention relates to an instant beverage powder and, more particularly, to an instant soluble beverage powder which forms foam on its upper surface when reconstituted with water. The powder has a foaming porosity of at least 35% an open pore volume of less than 3 ml/g and a closed pore average diameter D50 of less than 80 micrometres.
(FR)La présente invention porte sur une poudre de boisson instantanée, et, plus particulièrement, sur une poudre de boisson soluble instantanée qui forme une mousse sur sa surface supérieure lorsqu'elle est reconstituée avec de l'eau. La poudre présente une porosité de moussage au moins égale à 35%, un volume de pores ouverts inférieur à 3 ml/g et un diamètre moyen de pores fermés D50 inférieur à 80 micromètres.
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, ST, 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)