Patent for Kraft's Enteric Release System

February 3/Northfield, Ill./Indian Patents News -- Kraft Foods Global Brands LLC filed patent application for novel preparation of an enteric release system. The inventors are Ahmad Akashe, Gaonkar Anilkumar Ganapati, Les Lawrence, Amado R. Lopez, Ronald L. Meibach, Dana Sebesta, Yan Wang and James D. White.

Kraft Foods Global Brands LLC filed the patent application on June 2, 2010. The patent application number is 1521/CHE/2010 A. The international classification number is B29B.

According to the Controller General of Patents, Designs & Trade Marks, "Hydrophobic liquids are microencapsulated by an enteric matrix in an environment substantially free of organic solvents, the process including forming an emulsion of the enteric material and hydrophobic liquid in water, the emulsion titrated with an acid to form a particulate precipitate of the microencapsulated hydrophobic liquid in an enteric matrix."

From the February 7, 2011, Prepared Foods E-dition