Fruit juice beverages and juice concentrates nutritionally supplemented with calcium

  • US 4,722,847 A
  • Filed: 05/07/1986
  • Issued: 02/02/1988
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/07/1986
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A calcium-supplemented single-strength fruit juice beverage, which is substantially free of added protein and which comprises:

  • a. from about 0.06 to about 0.26% by weight solubilized calcium;

    b. from about 0.4 to about 4% by weight of an acid component comprising a mixture of citric acid and malic acid in a weight ratio of citric acid;

    malic acid of from about 5;

    95 to about 90;


    c. at least about 45% fruit juice;

    d. a sugar content from about 2°

    to about 16°

    Brix; and

    e. no more than about 0.07% by weight chloride ion.

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