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Taste masking

Protein, plant extract, pharmaceuticals, chemical

Taste masking helps in increasing the palatability of bitter actives such as pharmaceuticals and polyphenols. The Progel technology has been proven in animal models. Bitter drug A is usually administered in the animal feed. However, uptake can vary between species due to the bitter taste. Bitter drug A was encapsulated in alginate microgels. Farm trials were conducted across 2 continents with different animal species. Encapsulated Bitter drug A was preferred by both species of farm animals. Sera analysis showed that encapsulated Bitter drug A was released upon ingestion as evidenced by the presence of active detected in the animal tissue.