Tomato-derived thickening agent

Unilever NV, Unilever PLC, Unilever Hindustan, Dubbelman Sander, Mavroudis Nikolaos, Oliehoek Leandro (2011) Tomato-derived thickening agent. WO2011138163 (A1).

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The present invention provides a tomato-derived thickening agent, said agent being characterized in that, on a dry weight basis, it contains: 0.1-3 wt.% of lycopene; 14-34 wt.% of protein; 11 -35 wt.% of pectin; 17-39 wt.% of sugars selected from fructose, glucose, and combinations thereof. The invention further relates to a process for preparing a tomato-derived thickening agent and to the use of such a thickening agent in food products such as tomato ketchup, tomato-based sauces, pizza sauce, tomato soup and tomato juice.

Item Type: Patent
Subjects: B400 Nutrition
C700 Molecular Biology, Biophysics and Biochemistry
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > Applied Sciences
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Depositing User: Ay Okpokam
Date Deposited: 21 Feb 2012 08:41
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2017 11:25

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