Global patent index - EP 1087673 A1

EP 1087673 A1 2001-04-04 - METHOD FOR PROCESSING FOOD

Title (en)

METHOD FOR PROCESSING FOOD

Title (de)

VERFAHREN ZUR LEBENSMITTELHERSTELLUNG

Title (fr)

PROCEDE DE TRAITEMENT D'ALIMENTS

Publication

EP 1087673 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 99931693 A

Priority

  • SE 9901045 W
  • SE 9802211 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9965342A1] A method for improving the taste of a food that is treated with a high pressure stabilisation in which a food is subjected to a pressure of 3000 bar or more. The method comprises subjecting a food to an over pressure of carbon dioxide before high pressure stabilisation treatment to reduce enzyme activity that produces, for example, off flavours. The method is characterised by the steps of preparing said food, mixing it into a suitable mixture of solids and liquids, subjecting said food to a vacuum to remove air, then mixing said food with carbon dioxide gas. The carbon dioxide gas is maintained at an over pressure less than a pressure at which said food is seen to sparkle after the high pressure treatment, and less than 100 bar. The food is then subjected to said high pressure stabilisation treatment. The advantage of the process is that the perceived taste of a food treated with a high pressure stabilisation treatment is improved.

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

A23L 3/015; A23L 3/3409

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A23L 2/42 (2006.01); A23L 2/44 (2006.01); A23L 3/015 (2006.01); A23L 3/3409 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A23L 3/3409 (2013.01); A23L 2/42 (2013.01); A23L 2/44 (2013.01); A23L 3/0155 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9965342A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

BE DE ES FR GB IT NL SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 9965342 A1 19991223; AU 4813099 A 20000105; BR 9911266 A 20010313; EP 1087673 A1 20010404; SE 514349 C2 20010212; SE 9802211 D0 19980618; SE 9802211 L 19991219

INPADOC legal status

2004-06-23 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

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- Effective date: 20031217

2003-07-23 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

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- Effective date: 20030606

2001-04-04 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

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- Effective date: 20001206

2001-04-04 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

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- Designated State(s): BE DE ES FR GB IT NL SE