US 11,653,684 B2
Sweetener composition with improved taste quality comprising allulose and salt and method for improving taste quality of alulose using salt
Jung Gyu Park, Incheon (KR); Su-Jeong Kim, Suwon-si (KR); Youn-Kyung Bak, Suwon-si (KR); Sung Bae Byun, Sejong (KR); Dong Seok Shim, Yongin-si (KR); In Lee, Suwon-si (KR); Seung Won Park, Yongin-si (KR); Dong Chui Jung, Seoul (KR); and Jong Min Choi, Suwon-si (KR)
Appl. No. 16/338,477
PCT Filed Sep. 19, 2017, PCT No. PCT/KR2017/010224
§ 371(c)(1), (2) Date Mar. 30, 2019,
PCT Pub. No. WO2018/066835, PCT Pub. Date Apr. 12, 2018.
Claims priority of application No. 10-2016-0130095 (KR), filed on Oct. 7, 2016.
Prior Publication US 2019/0246673 A1, Aug. 15, 2019
Int. Cl. A23L 27/30 (2016.01); A23L 27/40 (2016.01); A23P 20/18 (2016.01); A23L 27/00 (2016.01)
CPC A23L 27/33 (2016.08) [A23L 27/00 (2016.08); A23L 27/30 (2016.08); A23L 27/40 (2016.08); A23L 27/45 (2016.08); A23P 20/18 (2016.08); A23V 2002/00 (2013.01); A23V 2200/132 (2013.01); A23V 2200/16 (2013.01); A23V 2250/24 (2013.01)] 6 Claims
1. A sweetener composition comprising allulose and a salt,
wherein the allulose is a crystalline allulose and the surface of the crystalline allulose is coated with the salt,
the salt is sodium chloride, potassium chloride, magnesium chloride, calcium chloride, sodium glutamate, sodium succinate, or combinations thereof,
the salt is present in an amount of 0.1 parts by weight to 1 part by weight relative to 100 parts by weight of the allulose, and
the coating of the salt is formed by spraying a salt-containing solution onto the surface of the crystalline allulose, wherein the salt-containing solution consists of the salt(s) and water.