US 11,653,670 B2
Vegetarian casing-less smoked sausage
Luuk Christianus Hubertus Beekmans, Rotterdam (NL); Remco Johannes Koppert, Vlaardingen (NL); and Marc Lemmers, Vlaardingen (NL)
Assigned to Conopco Inc., Englewood Cliffs, NJ (US)
Appl. No. 16/954,542
Filed by Conopco Inc., Englewood Cliffs, NJ (US)
PCT Filed Dec. 4, 2018, PCT No. PCT/EP2018/083472
§ 371(c)(1), (2) Date Jun. 17, 2020,
PCT Pub. No. WO2019/120982, PCT Pub. Date Jun. 27, 2019.
Claims priority of application No. 17209790 (EP), filed on Dec. 21, 2017.
Prior Publication US 2020/0305460 A1, Oct. 1, 2020
This patent is subject to a terminal disclaimer.
Int. Cl. A23J 3/16 (2006.01); A23L 33/115 (2016.01); A23P 10/30 (2016.01); A23J 3/08 (2006.01); A23J 3/22 (2006.01)
CPC A23J 3/16 (2013.01) [A23J 3/08 (2013.01); A23J 3/227 (2013.01); A23L 33/115 (2016.08); A23P 10/30 (2016.08)] 11 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A shaped vegetarian casing-less smoked sausage comprising:
a) 30-80 wt. % water;
b) 5-35 wt. % oil;
c) 2-25 wt. % protein selected from algal protein, bacterial protein, dairy protein, egg protein, fungal protein, plant protein, and combinations thereof;
d) 0-40 wt. % of one or more particulate ingredients selected from herbs, spices, vegetables and combinations thereof;
wherein the vegetarian casing-less smoked sausage comprises less than 5 vol. % air bodies having an equivalent spherical diameter or more than 30 microns, as determined by means of micro computed tomography,
wherein the casing-less smoked sausage has been subjected to a smoke treatment while encased in a gas permeable cellulose casing, with the cellulose casing being subsequently removed.