|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|국제특허분류(IPC7판)||A23F-003/34 A23F-005/16 A23F-005/44 A23L-002/40 A61K-035/78|
|미국특허분류(USC)||426/590; 426/655; 426/384; 424/727|
|§371/§102 date||20090408 (20090408)|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 0 인용 특허 : 9|
A process for preparing a maté extract, a maté beverage base formulation and a maté beverage are disclosed. The maté extract is rich in natural caffeine, theobromine, theophylline and antioxidant compounds without the addition of preservatives and synthetic materials and is used to make a maté beverage base formulation. The maté beverage base formulation may be used to make maté beverages, such as carbonated maté beverages.
1. A process for preparing a clarified maté extract comprising the steps of: (a) providing plant material from a plant of the species llex; (b) producing a raw extract from the plant material which comprises caffeine, theobromine and theophylline;(c) adding gelatin to the raw extract;(d) adding silica to the gelatin containing extract of step (c) and allowing to settle;(e) freezing the silica and gelatin containing extract of step (d); and(f) thawing the silica and gelatin containing extract of step (e) and separating a clarified liquid supernatant from ...