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Novel Small Molecule for Saltiness Enhancement
TS-064188 — The Need: In a world grappling with the consequences of poor dietary choices, the imperative to address the global health crisis has never been more critical. Poor diets contribute to 1 in 5 deaths globally, with non-optimal sodium intake being a primary culprit. The USDA recommends a reduction of …
  • College: College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES)
  • Inventors: Peterson, Devin; Tello Camacho, Edisson; Wang, Irene
  • Licensing Officer: Dahlman, Jason "Jay"

Small molecules that suppress heat/pain perception
TS-064187 — The Need In the culinary and pharmaceutical realms, the need for a groundbreaking solution to modulate flavor and alleviate sensory perceptions is crucial. Businesses seek innovative ways to enhance consumer experiences by addressing pungency in foods and alleviating burn or pain sensations in phar…
  • College: College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES)
  • Inventors: Peterson, Devin; borcherding, Joel
  • Licensing Officer: Dahlman, Jason "Jay"

Chemical Drivers of Vanilla Flavor Liking - Unlocking the Secrets of Vanilla's Irresistible Allure
TS-062251 — The Need: Vanilla, a beloved and widely used flavoring agent, owes its popularity to its unique and highly desirable taste profile. The traditional curing process for vanilla beans, while effective, is labor-intensive and time-consuming, taking up to nine months. The quest for quicker curing methods…
  • College: College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES)
  • Inventors: Peterson, Devin; Forero Arcila, Diana Paola; Peterson, Julie; Tello Camacho, Edisson
  • Licensing Officer: Dahlman, Jason "Jay"

Compounds that enhance the desirable flavor of coffee
TS-062237 — The Need In the rapidly evolving specialty coffee industry, the demand for higher flavor quality coffee has become a key driver for success. Coffee producers and retailers are facing the challenge of consistently delivering exceptional coffee experiences to meet the discerning tastes of consumers. …
  • College: College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES)
  • Inventors: Peterson, Devin; Linne, Brianne; Simons, Christopher; Tello Camacho, Edisson
  • Licensing Officer: Dahlman, Jason "Jay"

Small molecules that reduce the bitter properties of food and beverages
TS-062218 — The Need: Flavor Modulating Compounds for Healthier Food and Beverages In a world where taste preferences drive consumer choices, the demand for nutritious and palatable food and beverages remains at an all-time high. However, many nutrient-rich foods, such as vegetables and whole grains, often possess bitter flavors that can be unappealing to consumers. To make these foods more enjoyable and mask the bitterness, manufacturers frequently resort to excessive amounts of unhealthy additives like fats, sugars, and salts. The result is a trade-off between taste and health, leaving consumers seeking a solution that provides both flavor satisfaction and nutritional benefits. The Technology: Innovative Flavor Modulating Compounds Our technology offers a groundbreaking solution to the challenge of balancing taste and health in food and beverages. Developed as additives for the food industry, our flavor modulating compounds effectively block or modulate bitter flavors, enabling significant reductions in the need for added sugars and salts. By utilizing these compounds, manufacturers can maintain the palatability of their products without compromising on nutritional value. Commercial Applications: Unlocking the Potential The versatility of our flavor modulating compounds opens up numerous commercial applications across various food and beverage categories: Healthy Snacks: Create nutritious and appealing snacks using bitter-rich ingredients, like vegetable chips and whole grain crackers, while minimizing the need for excessive unhealthy additives. Low-Sugar Beverages: Develop refreshing drinks with reduced sugar content, ensuring that consumers enjoy a satisfying taste experience without the guilt of excess sugar consumption. Nutrient-Enhanced Foods: Enhance the flavor profile of nutrient-rich foods, such as salads and soups, to make them more enjoyable, encouraging healthier eating habits. Confectionery: Improve the taste of health-focused sweets and candies, enabling confectionery brands to cater to health-conscious consumers. Ready-to-Eat Meals: Incorporate flavor modulating compounds into pre-packaged meals, enhancing taste while adhering to nutritional guidelines. Benefits/Advantages: Elevating Consumer Experience and Market Appeal Our flavor modulating compounds offer an array of advantages for food and beverage manufacturers, making them a valuable addition to any product development strategy: Healthier Product Profiles: Enable the creation of low-sugar, low-salt products, supporting consumer health and well-being. Uncompromised Taste: Maintain delicious flavor profiles while reducing or eliminating unhealthy additives, satisfying consumer cravings. Market Differentiation: Stand out in a crowded market by offering healthier alternatives without sacrificing taste. Health-Conscious Appeal: Attract health-conscious consumers seeking better-for-you options, expanding your target audience. Regulatory Compliance: Align with evolving nutritional guidelines and regulations, positioning your products for long-term success. In conclusion, our flavor modulating compounds revolutionize the way food and beverages are formulated. By addressing the commercial need for healthier options without compromising on taste, our technology unlocks vast opportunities for manufacturers to create products that appeal to consumers' palates and prioritize their well-being. Join us on this journey towards a future of delightful, nutritious, and flavorful food and drink experiences.
  • College: College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES)
  • Inventors: Peterson, Devin; Gao, Chengyu
  • Licensing Officer: Dahlman, Jason "Jay"

Novel small molecule that enhances the flavor qualities of whole-grain bread and related products
TS-062217 — The Need: In the ever-growing global market for whole grain and high fiber foods, there is an increasing demand for products that not only offer health benefits but also appeal to consumers' taste preferences. However, the production of whole grain foods has been limited by flavor-related chall…
  • College: College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES)
  • Inventors: Peterson, Devin; Cong, Wen; Schwartz, Eric
  • Licensing Officer: Dahlman, Jason "Jay"

Novel small-molecules that increase food and beverage flavor quality
TS-062212 — The Need: Flavor Modulating Compounds for Healthier Food and Drink Consumers today are increasingly conscious of their health and seek food and beverage options that align with their wellness goals. However, many nutritious foods and beverages often contain bitter or sour flavors that can deter con…
  • College: College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES)
  • Inventors: Peterson, Devin; Paravisini, Laurianne; Schwartz, Eric; Sittipod, Sichaya
  • Licensing Officer: Dahlman, Jason "Jay"

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