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Number: 426/384
Name: Food or edible material: processes, compositions, and products > Processes > Freeze drying or freeze concentrating
Description: Processes wherein a food which contains water in the frozen state is subjected to a treatment to remove some or all of the frozen water contained therein, e.g., freeze-drying, fractional crystallization, etc.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
426/385 Product is solid in final form 117

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8648177 Lyophilization methods, compositions, and kits Feb. 11, 2014
8481101 Mate beverage Jul. 9, 2013
8444991 Method of preparing an immunologically-active adjuvant-bound dried vaccine composition May. 21, 2013
8067050 Process for the production of aromatic vinegar Nov. 29, 2011
8053248 Support system for flexible lyophilization containers Nov. 8, 2011
8012313 Drying process and apparatus Sep. 6, 2011
7943189 Food preservation packaging system May. 17, 2011
7901720 Process for producing tea extract containing nonpolymeric catechin Mar. 8, 2011
7851007 Rush juice powder Dec. 14, 2010
7842327 Fresh tea leaf powder and processed product, extract, oil and aroma obtained from fresh tea leaf powder Nov. 30, 2010
7713559 Amorphous water-soluble calcium citrate salts and method of making and using same May. 11, 2010
7640756 Lyophilization unit with liquid nitrogen cooling Jan. 5, 2010
7422726 Integrated container for lyophilization, rehydration and processing of biological materials Sep. 9, 2008
7267832 Amorphous water-soluble calcium citrate salts and method of making and using same Sep. 11, 2007
7201917 Porous delivery scaffold and method Apr. 10, 2007
7089681 Method and apparatus for filtering and drying a product Aug. 15, 2006
6855354 Freeze concentration process Feb. 15, 2005
6635295 Method for freeze-drying and freeze-dried product Oct. 21, 2003
6592914 Method for isolation of a .beta.-glucan composition from oats and products made therefrom Jul. 15, 2003
6361813 Freeze-dried foods and process for producing the same Mar. 26, 2002
6210738 Freeze-dried ginseng berry tea Apr. 3, 2001
6171622 Mineral-containing functional beverage and food and method of producing the same Jan. 9, 2001
6117478 Method of making a reduced fat agglomerated chocolate Sep. 12, 2000
5993867 Capsules containing freeze-dried, powdered green tea leaves Nov. 30, 1999
5985349 Method for manufacture of grated cheese Nov. 16, 1999
5863582 Powdered vegetable and/or fruit juice and manufacturing process thereof Jan. 26, 1999
5776463 Method of reducing stress and circulatory heart disease with freeze-dried borage petal extracts Jul. 7, 1998
5736182 Aroma concentration process Apr. 7, 1998
5702750 Method for processing fresh plants to be stored between low positive and negative temperatures Dec. 30, 1997
5665413 Food composition derived from fruit of genus actinidia Sep. 9, 1997
5662954 Method for preparing mineral-enriched citrate compositions Sep. 2, 1997
5620729 Method of freezing a substance using xanthomonas campestris ferm BP-4191 to form an Ice-nucleus Apr. 15, 1997
5616355 Lyophilized health food products and methods of making same Apr. 1, 1997
5518740 Process for the preparation of yogurt based freeze-dried foodstuffs having a solid shape, and products obtained by said process May. 21, 1996
5445844 Formulated food containing a freeze concentrated liquid dairy product Aug. 29, 1995
5382437 Frozen liquified gas composition and method for oral administration of drugs, biologicals, nutrients and foodstuffs Jan. 17, 1995
5364653 Fruit and nut-containing confectionary candy and method of preparation Nov. 15, 1994
5256438 Non-freeze fruit products and processes Oct. 26, 1993
5248516 Film-forming composition: method of producing same and use for coating pharmaceuticals and foods and the like Sep. 28, 1993
5234708 Extraction of cherry flavoring from juice Aug. 10, 1993
5230889 Enriched nutritious food product comprising powder of ginseng and method for producing powder of ginseng Jul. 27, 1993
5215756 Preparation of pharmaceutical and other matrix systems by solid-state dissolution Jun. 1, 1993
5208055 Freeze dried cheese and popcorn product May. 4, 1993
5198258 System for avoiding loss of flavor components from juices in connection with concentration processes Mar. 30, 1993
5137739 Process for producing concentrated food liquids Aug. 11, 1992
5118517 Method of manufacturing powdered fruit juice using dextran Jun. 2, 1992
5023096 Food product and method for making the same Jun. 11, 1991
5017383 Method of producing fine coated pharmaceutical preparation May. 21, 1991
4970089 Method for making dried powdered fruit or vegetable salad Nov. 13, 1990
4959234 Method for improving the taste, texture and mouth feel of a liquid dairy product and for concentrating same Sep. 25, 1990

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