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Encapsulated Volatile Flavoring Materials

Abstract: 

An encapsulated flavoring material contains an edible, oil-insoluble, water-soluble outer shell surrounding an edible, water-insoluble inner core that is liquid at a temperature of about 45.degree. C. and a volatile, oil-soluble flavoring material dissolved or dispersed in the inner core. In preferred embodiments, the encapsulated flavoring material has a diameter of from about 250 to about 710 microns, the outer shell is made from starch, the inner core is made from hydrogenated vegetable oil and the volatile, oil-soluble flavoring material is diacetyl.

Patent Number: 
5,607,708
Date Of Issue: 
03/04/1997
Inventors: 

Mark S. Fraser;Kenneth C. Goodnight;Chel W. Lew