Composition comprising sensitive ingredients

Composition comprising sensitive ingredients

  • CN 104,619,191 B
  • Filed: 04/30/2013
  • Issued: 10/23/2020
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/01/2012
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A pet food supplement, the supplement comprising:

  • a. 45% to 65% by weight of the pet food supplement of a first layer,wherein the first layer comprises a heat-sensitive composition,wherein the heat sensitive ingredient is a probiotic ingredient selected from the group consisting of Bacillus (Bacillus), Bacteroides (Bacteroides), Bifidobacterium (Bifidobacterium), Enterococcus (Enterococcus), Lactobacillus (Lactobacillus), Leuconostoc (Leuconostoc), Saccharomyces (Saccharomyces), Candida, Streptococcus (Streptococcus), and combinations thereof,and wherein the first layer has a first melting point; and

    b. from 35% to 55% by weight of the pet food supplement of a second layer,wherein the second layer has a second melting point and comprises less than 0.001%, by weight of the pet food supplement, of probiotic ingredients,wherein the second melting point is greater than the first melting point,wherein the first layer and the second layer are compositionally different;

    wherein the first and second layers are adjacent to each other;

    wherein each of the first and second layers is at least partially exposed to the environment and one layer is not completely surrounded by the other layer;

    wherein the second layer comprises a humectant;

    and the supplement is prepared by a process comprising the steps of;

    generating a first layer;

    cooling the first layer, i.e., at 15.56 ℃

    (60 °

    F) for 7 to 12 minutes, or below 10 ℃

    (50 °

    F) or 10 ℃

    (50 °

    F) for 5 to 10 minutes;

    adding a second layer to the first layer; and

    the supplement was cooled at 45 °

    F for 10 minutes or at 70 °

    F for 30 minutes.

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