Patent Number: 8,796,342

Title: Oil gel

Abstract: The present invention relates to the field of oil thickeners and in particular oil gels. Embodiments of the present invention relate for example to a an oil composition containing at least one complex comprising an oil dispersible emulsifier and protein fibers and preparations comprising such oil compositions; the use of such complexes as oil thickeners, and a method to produce the complexes.

Inventors: Savin; Gabriela (Lisieux, FR), Clement; Veronique (Bulle, CH), Jung; Jin-Mi (Epalinges, CH), Mezzenga; Raffaele (Zurich, CH), Leser; Martin (Dublin, OH)

Assignee: Nestec S.A.

International Classification: A01N 25/00 (20060101); A61K 47/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/05/12018