Patent Number: 8,877,179

Title: Frozen confections containing probiotic micro-organisms

Abstract: The present invention relates to the field of frozen yoghurt. In particular, the present invention provides frozen yoghurt compositions comprising non-replicating probiotic micro-organisms. These non-replicating probiotic micro-organisms may bioactive heat treated probiotic micro-organisms, for example. The present inventions also relates to health benefits provided by these non-replicating probiotic micro-organisms.

Inventors: Mercenier; Annick (Bussigny, CH), Prioult; Guenolee (Bern, CH), Nutten; Sophie (Palezieux-Village, CH)

Assignee: Nestec S.A.

International Classification: A01N 63/00 (20060101); A23L 1/28 (20060101); A23C 9/12 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-04 0:00:00