|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||426/330.3 ; 426/042 ; 426/335 ; 426/477 ; 426/597 ; 426/654|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 6 인용 특허 : 6|
An aqueous based tea solids containing beverage is disclosed which also contains a sufficient amount of Natamycin in combination with reduced levels of selected chemical preservatives to prevent the outgrowth of yeast and/or mold, making the beverage significantly more organoleptically acceptable.
[ What is claimed is:] [1.] A method of improving the stability of aqueous based tea beverages containing about 0.01% to 0.5% tea solids to prevent yeast and/or mold growth in the beverage for a period of at least about 6 to 16 weeks which comprises blending about 5 to about 125 ppm of Natamycin and about 5 to 500 ppm of a preservative selected from the group consisting of sorbic acid, benzoic acid, parabens and mixtures thereof into the beverage.