Nakano Takahisa, Kikuchi Hidekazu, Itoh Shinpei: Phytosterol compositions and their production. Riken Vitamin Co, May 6, 1998: EP0839458-A1 (11 worldwide citation)

The present invention discloses oil solubilized solutions and foods containing phystosterols containing sitosterols with improved stability, for better absorption of those phytosterols into the body through their oil solubilization, as well as a process for their production; the oil solubilized solu ...

Sadano Shin, Harada Koichi, Sonoda Tadamichi: A method for the production of a lutein-fatty acid ester concentrate. Riken Vitamin Co, July 9, 2003: EP1325943-A2 (5 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a method for the production of a lutein-fatty acid ester concentrate of high purity by dissolving marigold oleoresin in a ketone solvent such as acetone, cooling the solution, and removing therefrom a ketone solvent-insoluble impurity to uniform the quality of oleore ...

Nakanishi Kohichi, Yoshida Fumiko: Method for preserving food and edible compositions preserved by this method. Riken Vitamin Co, November 11, 1998: EP0876768-A1 (3 worldwide citation)

The present invention explains a preserving method of food which has excellent preserving effect for food, is safe and does not exert undesirable influence on flavor and physical properties of food, and relates to a preserving method of food wherein a polyglycerin fatty acid monoester having a monoe ...

Sato Minoru, Ooba Takashi, Kobayashi Akio, Funayama Katsura, Kahara Takashi, Nakano Takahisa: Angiotensin i-converting enzyme inhibitory substance. Riken Vitamin Co, May 2, 2002: EP1201679-A2 (3 worldwide citation)

The subject of the invention is to produce a peptide with potent the angiotensin I-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitory activity by decomposing the protein contained in wakame with protease, using wakame being a food material ingested daily as a raw material, and to provide a safe food composition wit ...

Hasebe Tadashi, Sashida Kazuyuki: Biodegradable polyester resin composition and films, sheets and other molded articles thereof. Riken Vitamin Co, February 11, 2004: EP1388562-A1 (3 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a biodegradable polyester resin composition having excellent antistatic ability, wherein the antistatic ability is provided to biodegradable resins such as polyester polymer or resin, in particular, polylactic acid and films, sheets and molded articles. In the biodegra ...

Sakka Hiroshi, Ikezoe Yuzo, Fukuda Tetsuo: Powdery foaming agent. Riken Vitamin Co, October 28, 1992: GB2254993-A (3 worldwide citation)

A powdery foaming agent suitable for cake and fry batters and premixes therefor, comprising saturated monoglyceride, saturated diglycerine monoester, lecithin and polyphosphate as essential ingredients is disclosed.

Yoshikawa Ryuichi, Nakanishi Yusuke, Iwata Yuki: Method for producing modified natural intestines. Riken Vitamin Co, June 14, 2006: EP1668988-A1 (2 worldwide citation)

The present invention is to provide a method for producing an animal natural intestine having improved texture and hardness by treatment with a solution containing a food emulsifier.

Sashida Kazuyuki, Hasebe Tadashi: Aliphatic polyester composition and flexible products. Riken Vitamin Co, January 2, 2003: EP1270659-A1 (2 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to biodegradable plastics and biodegradable plastic products thereof having flexibility, and more specifically, it aims to provide a plasticizer for providing aliphatic polyester, in particular, polylactic acid with flexibility, an aliphatic polyester composition using ...

Nakanishi Kohichi, Yoshida Fumiko: Antimicrobial agents for foods. Riken Vitamin Co, June 17, 1998: EP0847704-A1 (2 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to antimicrobial agents for foods manifesting bacteriostatic effect against a wide range of microorganisms and having excellent safety. The agents are polyglycerin fatty esters wherein the content of monoesters is not less than 50 wt%. The fatty acid of the polyglycerin ...

Onodera Hiroshi, Horikawa Kumi: Food foaming composition. Riken Vitamin Co, January 7, 1998: EP0815730-A1 (2 worldwide citation)

A food foaming agent composition which contains a glycerin fatty acid ester (preferably monoester) and polyglycerin fatty acid ester as an emulsifier. The composition does not contain a sorbitan fatty acid ester, a propylene glycol fatty acid ester or a sucrose fatty acid ester. The foaming agent co ...