Global Patent Index - EP 0987953 A2

EP 0987953 A2 2000-03-29 - A METHOD FOR FRUIT PROCESSING

Title (en)

A METHOD FOR FRUIT PROCESSING

Title (de)

FRUCHTEN BEHANDELUNGSVERFAHREN

Title (fr)

PROCEDE DE TRAITEMENT DE FRUITS

Publication

EP 0987953 A2 (EN)

Application

EP 98933578 A

Priority

  • EP 98933578 A
  • EP 9803227 W
  • EP 97201556 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9852423A2] The present invention relates to a method for heat-treating an entire fruit or vegetable or fruit or vegetable pieces in the presence of calcium ions, and preferably also pectin esterase. The fruit or vegetable pieces survive such heat-treatment, such as sterilisation or pasteurisation, with only minimal damage to their texture and firmness.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

A23B 7/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A23B 7/00 (2006.01); A23B 7/04 (2006.01); A23B 7/06 (2006.01); A23B 7/155 (2006.01); A23B 7/157 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A23B 7/0441 (2013.01); A23B 7/06 (2013.01); A23B 7/155 (2013.01); A23B 7/157 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9852423A3

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 9852423 A2 19981126; WO 9852423 A3 19990225; AU 730898 B2 20010315; AU 8334898 A 19981211; EP 0987953 A2 20000329; NZ 501237 A 20010427

INPADOC legal status


2005-08-24 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20050211

2004-08-04 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20040616

2003-09-10 [RAP1] TRANSFER OF RIGHTS OF AN EP PUBLISHED APPLICATION

- Owner name: DSM IP ASSETS B.V.

2000-03-29 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 19991117

2000-03-29 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A2

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

2000-03-29 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO

- Free text: AL PAYMENT 19991117;LT PAYMENT 19991117;LV PAYMENT 19991117;MK PAYMENT 19991117;RO PAYMENT 19991117;SI PAYMENT 19991117