Patent Number: 6,761,915

Title: Reduction of heartburn episodes after ingestion of orange juice

Abstract: Reducing heartburn episodes is achieved in individuals having an orange juice intolerance or food allergy. The orange juice product has a low titratable acidity which combines with a condition resulting after addition of a calcium source such as a calcium citrate source. Individuals prone to orange juice induced heartburn episodes experience a reduced incidence of these heartburn episodes.

Inventors: McArdle; Richard N. (Bradenton, FL), McGill; Carla R. (Sarasota, FL), Letourneau; Stephen A. (Holmes Beach, FL), Green; Nancy R. (Bradenton, FL)

Assignee: Tropicana Products, Inc.

International Classification: A23L 2/52 (20060101); A23L 2/02 (20060101); A23L 002/02 ()

Expiration Date: 07/13/2021