Francesco Illy, Matthias Hell: Coffee machine. Francesco Illy, Creaholic, Randy W Lacasse, Wesley L Strickland, Lacasse & Associates, November 30, 1999: US05992298 (94 worldwide citation)

The coffee machine for different coffee types requires no preheating time and consumes no energy in the standby mode. It essentially comprises a water supply chamber (1), a pump (5), a continuous flow heater (8) for heating the water and a brewing chamber (10) for receiving the coffee (10'). The con ...


Improved processes for preserving roasted or roasted and ground coffee. Francesco Illy, August 30, 1934: GB415656-A (9 worldwide citation)

A process for preserving roasted and roasted and ground coffee in a permanent state of freshness consists in roasting the coffee in an atmosphere of neutral gas, collecting the roasted coffee in a hermetically sealed chamber still in the neutral gas atmosphere and allowing the coffee to cool in this ...