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PRODUCT OR DEVICE HAVING IDENTIFIABLE CONSTITUENT TO FLAVOR OR ENHANCE FLAVOR

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131 - Tobacco

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20100154809MULTI-COMPONENT FILTER PROVIDING MULTIPLE FLAVOUR ENHANCEMENT - A multi-component filter for a smoking article comprises: a mouth end segment; a first flavour release segment comprising plant leaf upstream of the mouth end segment; and a second flavour release segment comprising filtration material and a flavourant upstream of the first flavour release segment. The resistance to draw of the second flavour release segment is greater than the resistance to draw of the first flavour release segment and the resistance to draw of the second flavour release segment is greater than the resistance to draw of the mouth end segment. The multi-component filter preferably further comprises a rod end segment comprising filtration material upstream of the second flavour release segment, which has a lower resistance to draw than the second flavour release segment.06-24-2010
20100108081FILTERED CIGARETTE WITH FLAVORED TIPPING MATERIAL - A filtered cigarette includes a smokable rod and a filter element. The smokable rod is secured to the filter element using tipping material. The tipping material includes at least one flavorant providing a sensory characteristic. The cigarette may include more than one layer of tipping material. An outer layer of tipping material can overlie at least a portion of an underlying inner layer of tipping material, and during use by the smoker, the outer layer can be removed from the cigarette. Thus, it is possible for a cigarette manufacturer to provide a cigarette that can be used as such by the smoker, or that can be adapted by the smoker to provide a different sensory experience (e.g., the visual, organoleptic, trigeminal, aromatic, and tactile characteristics of the cigarette can be altered by removal of the outer tipping material, and or by provision of a tipping material layer that is treated with a flavorant and/or provides a desirable diffusivity). The use of the outer layer of tipping material can be used to improve the physical integrity of the cigarette.05-06-2010
20090044816Smoking article having carbon dioxide delivery technology for sensorially improved carbon filtration and method of smoking - Provided is a smoking article including a filter, tobacco, and a carbon dioxide charge. The carbon dioxide charge provides increased levels of carbon dioxide during smoking to enhance the taste and sensorial smoking experience.02-19-2009
20090301505PRE-PORTIONED MOIST PRODUCT AND METHOD OF MAKING - A pre-portioned moist product comprising a portion of plant material and a coating is disclosed. Preferably, the plant material comprises tobacco. The coating includes a soluble, non-cross-linkable component and an cross-linkable component which becomes substantially water-insoluble upon crosslinking. The soluble component of the coating dissolves upon placement in the mouth, while the insoluble component disintegrates and/or loses structural integrity once the soluble component has dissolved to release and disperse the plant material in the user's mouth.12-10-2009
20090301503Method - A method of preparing a rod for use in the preparation of a smoking article is described. The rod has a first end and a second end. The rod has located therein a solid support. The solid support extends in a linear fashion from the first end of said rod to the second end of said rod. At least a portion of said solid support is coated and/or impregnated with an additive. The rod is prepared using rod forming means, wherein said rod forming means comprises a channel ending in an open exit, wherein material may pass through at least part of the channel and leave via the open exit in the form of a rod. The rod is prepared by: (i) providing starting material for forming said rod; (ii) providing the solid support for location within said formed rod; (iii) providing an additive for coating and/or impregnating at least a portion of said solid support; (iv) allowing said starting material to travel through at least part of said channel of said rod forming means; (v) coating and/or impregnating at least a portion of said solid support with said additive within said channel; (vi) allowing said solid support coated and/or impregnated with said additive to travel through at least part of channel of said rod forming means. The method comprises: (a) contacting a section of said starting material with a section of said solid support; wherein the initial contact of said section of starting material with said section of said solid support occurs in said rod forming means; (b) allowing the contacted sections of starting material and solid support to travel through at least part of said channel of said rod forming means in the direction of said open exit; (c) allowing the remainder of the starting material and the remainder of the solid support to contact in the rod forming means; (d) allowing the contacted remainder of the starting material and the solid support to travel through at least part of said channel of said rod forming means; (e) forming said rod by said rod forming means, such that on forming said rod said solid support extends within said rod from the first end of said rod to the second end of said rod; and (f) allowing said formed rod to exit from said open exit.12-10-2009
20090277465FLAVOR CAPSULE FOR ENHANCED FLAVOR DELIVERY IN CIGARETTES - Improved delivery of additive materials to cigarettes is provided through the use of one or more capsules containing additive materials, such as flavor components, in the filter section of a cigarette. The sealed capsule or capsules are subjected to an external force, such as squeezing, by a smoker prior to or during smoking of the cigarette in order to release at least a portion of the additive material from the one or more capsules and expose the additive material to mainstream smoke passing through the filter. The sealed capsules provide a barrier between the additive materials and other cigarettes components, such as sorbents or filter materials, in order to reduce additive material migration into the other cigarette components prior to desired use.11-12-2009
20090260643FILTER MAKING APPARATUS - The invention concerns a filter making apparatus comprising: a filter material converging device, a flavor element positioning device comprising a passage element, the passage element comprising a passageway, a first inlet, a second inlet, and an outlet, the first inlet and second inlet being in fluid communication with the passageway, wherein the first inlet is adapted to pass a continuous strand of material into the passage element, wherein the second inlet is adapted to pass fluid into the passage element, and wherein the outlet is positioned at a point downstream from at least a portion of the filter material converging device, wherein the passage element is adapted to pass through the second inlet and into the filter material either the continuous strand of material from the first inlet, or fluid from the second inlet, or the continuous strand of material from the first inlet together with fluid from the second inlet.10-22-2009
20090314301Smoking Kit for Customizing a Tobacco Product, Method for Purveying a Tobacco Smoking Product, Smoking Product and Method of Providing a Smoking Product - Smoking kit and techniques for purveying a tobacco product are provided. The kit includes at least one pre-finished tobacco product. The kit further includes at least one wrapping sheet supported by the pre-finished product in a predetermined shape. The wrapping sheet may be configured to exhibit a perceptible olfacto-gustatory characteristic. A consumer can optionally roll the wrapping sheet around the pre-finished product to create a consumer-customized smoking product influenced by the olfacto-gustatory characteristic of the wrapping sheet. Another option may be for the consumer to smoke the pre-finished tobacco product as is.12-24-2009
20100218779CONTROLLED FLAVOR RELEASE TOBACCO POUCH PRODUCTS AND METHODS OF MAKING - An oral tobacco pouch product providing controlled flavor release and methods of making are provided. The oral tobacco product includes a web containing a filling material. The filling material includes tobacco material and at least one hydrocolloid in an amount sufficient to retard the release of at least one tobacco flavor component from the tobacco material during use.09-02-2010
20090038628Smoking articles enhanced to deliver additives incorporated within electroprocessed microcapsules and nanocapsules, and related methods - A large variety of electroprocessed capsules can be produced to encapsulate a variety of additives within the subcompartments or substructures of the manufactured capsule. Furthermore, the manufactured capsules can be arranged within a filter of a smoking article during the manufacturing process. By modifying the various parameters that control the electrospraying or electrospinning processes, capsules can be manufactured that vary in composition, in substructural organization, and in dimension. A capsule produced by electrospraying comprises at least one polymeric material that encapsulates or supports the retention of at least one flavorant and/or non-flavorant within the capsule. A polymeric material provides a supporting structure for encapsulating at least one flavorant and/or non-flavorant additive. The capsules that can be produced by various electrospraying processes described below include microcapsules in a micro-scaled range, nanocapsules in a nano-scaled range, and various mixtures of microcapsules and nanocapsules.02-12-2009
20100300463THERMAL TREATMENT PROCESS FOR TOBACCO MATERIALS - A method of thermally processing a tobacco material is provided, the method including the steps of (i) mixing a tobacco material, water, and an additive selected from the group consisting of lysine, glycine, histidine, alanine, methionine, glutamic acid, aspartic acid, proline, phenylalanine, valine, arginine, di- and trivalent cations, asparaginase, saccharides, phenolic compounds, reducing agents, compounds having a free thiol group, oxidizing agents, oxidation catalysts, plant extracts, and combinations thereof, to form a moist tobacco mixture; (ii) heating the moist tobacco mixture at a temperature of at least about 60° C. to form a heat-treated tobacco mixture; and (iii) incorporating the heat-treated tobacco mixture into a tobacco product. Heat-treated tobacco composition prepared according to the method are also provided, such as heat-treated smokeless tobacco composition comprising a tobacco material, water, flavorant, binder, and filler, the heat-treated smokeless tobacco composition having an acrylamide content of less than about 2000 ppb.12-02-2010
20080230079Multi-component filter providing improved flavour enhancement - A multi-component filter for a smoking article comprises: a first flavour-releasing segment proximate a mouth end of the filter; and a second flavour-releasing segment located immediately upstream of the first flavour-releasing segment. The first flavour-releasing segment comprises at least one flavour-bearing thread and the second flavour-releasing segment comprises flavour-bearing cellulosic particles. The multi-component filter may further comprise a rod end segment comprising filtration material located upstream of the second flavour-releasing segment, distant from the first flavour-releasing segment.09-25-2008
20100059073SMOKELESS CIGARETTE AND METHOD FOR THE PRODUCTION THEREOF - The invention relates to a novel smokeless cigarette system comprising two parts: a reusable cigarette tube (03-11-2010
20100059072VENTILATED SMOKING MATERIAL PERFORATION APPARATUS, METHOD AND PRODUCT - An apparatus to make ventilated cigars is disclosed. The apparatus includes a perforating means along a first wrapper paper section and arranged before the first wrapper paper section and the second wrapper paper section are joined together. A roller member rotates the first wrapper paper section. In one embodiment, the roller member includes a set of pins that cooperate with the roller member to perforate the first wrapper paper section proximal to an outer edge surface of the first wrapper paper section.03-11-2010
20110083675SMOKING ARTICLE WITH VALVED RESTRICTOR - A smoking article filter includes a valved flow restrictor and a cavity downstream of the flow restrictor. The flow restrictor includes an orifice or flow channel for directing smoke into the cavity. The filter is attached to the tobacco rod with tipping paper and includes an air-admissible ventilating zone at a location downstream of the restrictor. The valved restrictor can be used to isolate a sorbent bearing component of the filter from a flavor bearing component.04-14-2011
20090126746Tobacco Articles and Methods - Some embodiments of a tobacco article may include tobacco disposed in a porous matrix. The tobacco article may provide tobacco, tobacco constituents, or both tobacco and tobacco constituents to the consumer's mouth in the form of particles, liquid, or vapor so as to provide tobacco satisfaction to the consumer. In some circumstances, the tobacco may be integrally molded with a plastic material so that at least a portion of the tobacco is disposed in pores of the matrix.05-21-2009
20110108043ORAL CHEWABLE TOBACCO PRODUCT AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURE THEREOF - An oral chewable tobacco product includes a gum composition in an amount of about 30% to about 70% by weight based on the weight of the oral chewable tobacco product and tobacco powder in an amount of about 30% to about 70% by weight based on the weight of the oral chewable tobacco product. The gum composition includes at least one environmentally biodegradable polymer in an amount of about 20% to about 95% by weight based on the weight of the gum composition and at least one softener in an amount of about 5% to about 80% by weight based on the weight of the gum composition.05-12-2011
20110083676COATED IMPREGNATED POROUS FILTER PLUG - A process for producing a coated filter plug for a smoking article including: (a) incorporating an additive to a porous filter plug, thereby obtaining an impregnated filter plug; (b) coating a surface of the impregnated filter plug with a cross-linkable polymer material; and (c) cross-linking the cross-linkable polymer material, to form a cross-linked, breakable coating substantially enclosing the impregnated filter plug. The process may further include at least partially coating the impregnated filter plug with a cross-linking agent prior to, or subsequent to, coating with the cross-linkable polymer material.04-14-2011
20100294289Filtered Cigarette Possessing Tipping Material - A filtered cigarette possesses a smokable rod and a filter element. The smokable rod is secured to the filter element using tipping material. The cigarette possesses more than one layer of tipping material. An outer layer of tipping material can overlie at least a portion of an underlying inner layer of tipping material, and during use by the smoker, the outer layer can be removed from the cigarette. Thus, it is possible for a cigarette manufacturer to provide a cigarette that can be used as such by the smoker, or that can be adapted by the smoker to provide a different sensory experience (e.g., the visual, organoleptic, trigeminal, aromatic, and tactile characteristics of the cigarette can be altered by removal of the outer tipping material). Alternatively, the use of the outer layer of tipping material can be used to improve the physical integrity of the cigarette.11-25-2010
20090288669CIGARETTE FILTER COMPRISING A DEGRADABLE FIBER - A cigarette filter is provided that includes at least one filter segment having at least one biodegradable fiber imbedded therein, the biodegradable fiber optionally carrying an additive capable of altering the flavor or aroma of mainstream smoke, such as an adsorbent material, a flavorant, or a deodorizing agent. Smoking articles incorporating such a cigarette filter are also provided.11-26-2009
20090301504Method for producing flavored particulate solid dispersions - A method for producing flavoring materials consisting of a flavor and a simple matrix material that are GRAS or approved for use in food, and that will be stable under extremely adverse conditions, greater than 50% moisture, high pH, high temperature stability (60° C.), yet be released in the oral cavity; without the use of organic solvents, and with the use of inexpensive materials and unsophisticated equipment.12-10-2009
20100170522Tobacco Granules and Method of Producing Tobacco Granules - A smokeless tobacco product includes a plurality of orally disintegrable granules. Each granule has a core and at least one layer surrounding the core. The at least one layer includes tobacco particles and a binder. Also disclosed are methods of making tobacco granules that comprise a core and at least one layer having tobacco particles and a binder.07-08-2010
20090139533SYSTEM AND PROCESS FOR TOBACCOLESS NICOTINE DELIVERY - A tobaccoless nicotine delivery device permits delivery of nicotine in a manner similar to a cigarette. The device may include an impermeable outer layer surrounding a micro-encapsulated nicotine layer that includes a measured amount of nicotine in a form that allows nicotine vapor to be released upon rupture of the micro-encapsulation. A permeable membrane may be disposed adjacent to the micro-encapsulated nicotine layer that allows pressure to be applied to the micro-encapsulated nicotine layer while permitting permeation of released nicotine into a central channel for inhalation by a user. A mouthpiece may be disposed at an open end of the central channel in order to provide air resistance to simulate the inhalation effect of a cigarette.06-04-2009
20100294288Filter - A filter for a cigarette comprises a porous filter rod (11-25-2010
20110297166NON-HEATING TOBACCO FLAVOR SUCTION DEVICE - A non-heating tobacco flavor suction device (12-08-2011

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