04096947 is referenced by 57 patents and cites 6 patents.

A synthetic resinous nesting cup construction suitable for manual or mechanical or serial dispensing. The cups, in nested condition, each define a recess capable of retaining a dehydrated commestible above a lower wall thereof, the recess being sealed by the engagement of each cup with another nested therein over a predetermined peripheral area adjacent the upper edge of the cup, whereby a substantially uniform force along the axis of a stack of cups is required for each successive separation. The cups are substantially free of other contact when nested. In alternate forms of the invention, the recess is sealed by a soluble or frangible wafer, permitting the cup to be stacked in upside down condition for manual or mechanical separation from a console of table height.

Title
Synthetic resinous nesting cup construction
Application Number
5/761056
Publication Number
4096947
Application Date
January 21, 1977
Publication Date
June 27, 1978
Inventor
Milton Morse
44 Honeck St., Englewood, 07631
NJ, US
Agent
Charles E Temko
IPC
B65D 21/00
B65D 1/22
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