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Barry Seward, Kevin C Pope: Beverage making cartridge. Mars G B, Curtis Morris & Safford, December 12, 1989: US04886674 (100 worldwide citation)

A sealed beverage sachet containing a web material 8 supporting a beverage-providing product 14 and having a nozzle 16 to locate an aqueous medium injector into the sachet. The base seam of the sachet may be a heat- or pressure-sensitive seal 6. The web material 8 has a upwardly-directed seam 12 whi ...


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Barry Seward: Beverage packages. Mars G B, Curtis Morris & Safford, April 4, 1989: US04818544 (83 worldwide citation)

A beverage sachet has improved base seam opening performance by the provision of sealed lands extending inwardly from the side seams to reduce the tendency of curling of the base seams in use.


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Robert N Kinna: Dispensing machine. Mars G B, Curtis Morris & Safford, December 28, 1993: US05272960 (59 worldwide citation)

A machine which dispenses beverages from sachets containing a beverage-producing material injects liquid into the sachet. A pressure-sensitive base seam of the sachet is opened by liquid pressure. To prevent the base seam opening explosively and spray solids or liquid away from the beverage receptac ...


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Colin T Prest, Keith Buckley: Gel system. Mars G B, Curtis Morris & Safford, May 24, 1988: US04746528 (46 worldwide citation)

A gellable composition comprises a mixture of (1) gellan, (2) xanthan gum, and (3) a galactomannan and/or glucomannan gum capable of producing a gel in combination with xanthan gum, especially carob, tara, cassia or konjac gum, wherein the ratio by weight range of (1):[(2)+(3)] is 1:.gtoreq.2.


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Paul Woolman, Barry Seward: Beverage production. Mars G B, Curtis Morris & Safford, February 24, 1987: US04644855 (43 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for producing a beverage from an infusible material such as coffee or tea by contacting the material with aqueous medium such as hot water in successive discrete portions, each successive portion re-suspending and re-agitating the material to increase extraction efficiency. Th ...


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Paul Woolman, Barry Seward: Beverage production. Mars G B, Curtis Morris & Safford, April 8, 1986: US04581239 (36 worldwide citation)

A method for producing a beverage from an infusible material such as coffee or tea by contacting the material with aqueous medium such as hot water in successive discrete portions, each successive portion re-suspending and re-agitating the material to increase extraction efficiency. The infusible ma ...


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Gary D Musson, Colin T Prest: Thermo-irreversible edible gels of glucomannan and xanthan gums. Mars G B, Curtis Morris & Safford, January 16, 1990: US04894250 (22 worldwide citation)

Thermo-irreversible aqueous gels are prepared by subjecting a gellable combination of xanthan gum and a glucomannan gum, preferably from the corms of an Amorphophallus species at a pH above 6 to a heat treatment under conditions of temperature and time to cause the gel to become thermo irreversible. ...


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David M Ford, Peter A Cheney: Air or oil emulsion food product having glucomannas as sole stabilizer-thickener. Mars G B, Curtis Morris & Safford, April 15, 1986: US04582714 (20 worldwide citation)

An ungelled processed food product, especially an emulsion such as ice cream, whipping cream, cheese spread, cheese slices, a flavored milk drink, or a meringue, which has been stabilized and/or thickened by the incorporation therein of at least one glucomannan, preferably a glucomannan derived from ...


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