Patent Number: 8,821,952

Title: Stabilized acidified milk products

Abstract: Embodiments of the present application relate to mildly acidic milk drinks and methods for preparation of mildly acidic milk drinks having a pH between about 4.7 and about 5.4. The acidic milk drinks generally include a milk product and a low ester pectin (LM-pectin). The milk product may be present in an amount sufficient to provide milk solids non-fats (MSNF) content in an amount of less than or equal to about 8.5% by weight of the acidified milk drink. The LM-pectin may have a degree of esterification (DE) in the range of about 25% to about 45% and a degree of amidation in the range of about 10% to about 20%.

Inventors: Izumi; Yoko (Kawasaki, JP), Ding; Irene (Shanghai, CN)

Assignee: CP Kelco ApS

International Classification: A23C 3/00 (20060101); A23L 1/0524 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 9/02/12018