07328651 is referenced by 53 patents and cites 211 patents.

A cartridge (containing one or more beverage ingredients and being formed from substantially air- and water-impermeable materials, the cartridge defining a storage chamber containing the one or more beverage ingredients and a manifold chamber, the cartridge comprising an opening through which the one or more beverage ingredients can be filled into the storage chamber, the opening being closed by a lid having a first portion overlying the manifold chamber and a second portion overlying the storage chamber, wherein the first portion of the lid is pierceable in use to accommodate an inflow of an aqueous medium into the manifold chamber and the lid is pierceable in use to accommodate an outflow of beverage formed from interaction of the aqueous medium and the one or more beverage ingredients in the storage chamber.

Title
Cartridge for the preparation of beverages
Application Number
10/763457
Publication Number
7328651 (B2)
Application Date
January 23, 2004
Publication Date
February 12, 2008
Inventor
Jan Anders Hagermarck
Trangsund
SE
Steve Carter
London
GB
Andrew Halliday
Hook Norton
GB
Agent
Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery
Assignee
Kraft Foods R & D
DE
IPC
B65B 29/02
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