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1. (WO2016064828) METASTABLE, TRANSLUCENT FLAVOR NANOEMULSIONS AND METHODS OF PREPARING THE SAME

Pub. No.:    WO/2016/064828    International Application No.:    PCT/US2015/056396
Publication Date: Fri Apr 29 01:59:59 CEST 2016 International Filing Date: Wed Oct 21 01:59:59 CEST 2015
IPC: A23D 7/01
A23D 7/005
A23D 7/02
Applicants: INTERNATIONAL FLAVORS & FRAGRANCES INC.
Inventors: LEE, Daniel Kaiping
YANG, Ying
WANG, Chii-Fen
GABBARD, Ronald
Title: METASTABLE, TRANSLUCENT FLAVOR NANOEMULSIONS AND METHODS OF PREPARING THE SAME
Abstract:
A metastable, translucent flavor nanoemulsion is provided. The nanoemulsion contains a flavor oil phase, an aqueous phase, and a surfactant system containing a first lecithin and a second lecithin. The nanoemulsion is free of any non-natural surfactant. The surfactant system contains free fatty acid 15% or less. The first lecithin has an HLB of 1 to 8, and the second lecithin has an HLB of 8 to 16 and contains phosphatidylcholine and lysophosphatidylcholine 20% or greater. Also disclosed are a method for preparing the nanoemulsion and use of the nanoemulsion in liquid beverages and liquid beverage concentrates.