The present invention relates to a process for encapsulating an active agent in a biopolymer in the form of a gel, comprising the steps of: a) forming a dispersion or solution of the biopolymer in water; and b) adding the active agent to the dispersion or solution obtained in step a); wherein the biopolymer is at least partially dissolved before and/or after addition of the active agent. The gels obtained with the present invention are particularly suitable for coating or impregnating packaging materials.
|Publication status||Published - 12 Apr 2001|
Yilmaz, G., Jongboom, R. O. J., & Oosterhaven, J. (2001). Process for encapsulating active agents in gels. (Patent No. WO0124838). https://worldwide.espacenet.com/publicationDetails/originalDocument?CC=WO&NR=0124838A1&KC=A1&FT=D&ND=3&date=20010412&DB=EPODOC&locale=en_EP