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1. (WO2011153064) COMPOSITION FOR PREPARING A BEVERAGE OR FOOD PRODUCT COMPRISING A PLURALITY INSOLUBLE MATERIAL BODIES

Pub. No.:    WO/2011/153064    International Application No.:    PCT/US2011/038131
Publication Date: Dec 8, 2011 International Filing Date: May 26, 2011
IPC: A23F 3/14
A23F 5/14
A23G 1/56
A23L 2/395
A47J 31/06
B65D 85/804
Applicants: KRAFT FOODS R & D, INC.
FISK, Ian Denis
MASSEY, Ayse Tulay
Inventors: FISK, Ian Denis
MASSEY, Ayse Tulay
Title: COMPOSITION FOR PREPARING A BEVERAGE OR FOOD PRODUCT COMPRISING A PLURALITY INSOLUBLE MATERIAL BODIES
Abstract:
The present invention relates to improvements in the preparation of beverage and food products and, in particular, to an improved composition for preparing beverage and food products in machines. The composition is 10 prepared by the addition of a liquid to said composition and comprises one or more beverage or food ingredients and at least one preparation aid. The preparation aid comprises a plurality of bodies formed from a substantially insoluble material and the preparation aid is selected to have a 15 predetermined effect on the interaction between the liquid and the composition. The bodies have a diameter in the range of 0.1mm to 200mm, and preferably in the range of 1 to 20mm or in the range of 100 to 200mm.