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Charles H Turpin, Thomas C Hoese: Microwave heating package and method. The Pillsbury Company, Robert J Lewis, Mart C Matthews, Michael D Ellwein, February 26, 1980: US04190757 (282 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a distribution and heating method for foodstuffs and an inexpensive disposable microwave shipping, heating and serving package for food composed of a paperboard carton and a lossy microwave energy absorber which becomes hot when exposed to microwave radiation. The absorber is ...


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William C Winters, Hsien Hsin Chang, George R Anderson, Ross A Easter, Jeffrey J Sholl: Microwave heating package, method and susceptor composition. The Pillsbury Company, Robert J Lewis, Michael D Ellwein, August 11, 1981: US04283427 (139 worldwide citation)

A microwave heating package, and a method of microwave heating. Both the package and the method employ a lossy chemical susceptor which upon continued exposure to microwave radiation becomes substantially microwave transparent, thus building into the system a unique maximum temperature shut off at t ...


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Lawrence C Brandberg, David W Andreas: Popcorn package for microwave popping. The Pillsbury Company, James V Harmon, Michael D Ellwein, August 3, 1976: US03973045 (110 worldwide citation)

A package of popcorn which is ready for popping in a microwave oven of from about 600 to 1,400 watts capacity is composed of a flexible and expandable package e.g. a gussetted bag formed from paper. The package is sealed to permit internal pressure to develop to expand the bag so that the corn has s ...


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Lawrence C Brandberg, David W Andreas: Combined popping and shipping package for popcorn. The Pillsbury Company, James V Harmon, Michael D Ellwein, July 26, 1977: US04038425 (94 worldwide citation)

A combined popping and shipping package for popcorn is described. The package is composed of a dual compartmented container, one compartment being relatively small and containing the charge of popcorn and fat ready to be popped. The larger compartment which is expansible communicates with the small ...


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George R Anderson, Walter R Ott, Edward J Smoke, Ross A Easter, Jeffrey J Sholl: Microwave heating device and method. The Pillsbury Company, Robert J Lewis, Michael D Ellwein, Mart C Matthews, May 5, 1981: US04266108 (87 worldwide citation)

A microwave heating device is comprised of a microwave reflective member having positioned adjacent thereto magnetic microwave absorbing material. The absorbing material, by being magnetic, will heat by coupling of the magnetic component of microwave radiation. The thickness of the absorbing materia ...


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Rose W Totino, James R Behnke, Jack D Westover, Richard L Keller: Fried dough product and method. The Pillsbury Company, Mart C Matthews, Michael D Ellwein, October 9, 1979: US04170659 (67 worldwide citation)

A delamination resistant fried dough product such as a pizza shell having a unique structure is described. It is composed of a flat at least partially fried body of soft porous dough and crispable outer crust with a plurality of blisters having generally hemispherical upwardly extending domed upper ...


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Jack R Durst: Preparation of fat-containing beverages. The Pillsbury Company, James V Harmon, Michael D Ellwein, June 21, 1977: US04031261 (67 worldwide citation)

Fat-containing beverages such as shakes for frozen storage and thawing by reconstitution are prepared by vigorously mixing edible fat in liquid state with an edible hydrophilic film former and water while the film former is in saturated solution to encapsulate the fat with the film former and produc ...


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James R Borek: Microwave popcorn package. The Pillsbury Company, Robert J Lewis, Michael D Ellwein, Mart C Matthews, August 26, 1980: US04219573 (59 worldwide citation)

A package for popping popcorn in a microwave oven is provided. The package includes an expandable container adapted to contain popcorn, oil and salt which when exposed to microwave radiation, the oil and popcorn will become heated and the popcorn will pop (steam produced by the heating will expand t ...


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Jack J Rejsa: Automatic package accumulator. The Pillsbury Company, James V Harmon, Michael D Ellwein, April 19, 1977: US04018325 (58 worldwide citation)

An automatic article surge accumulator is described which has an inlet for the articles, an outlet spaced from the inlet and a plurality of moveable shelves between the inlet and the outlet. Each shelf can store one or more of the articles. The shelves are moveable so that after one shelf is full, a ...


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Victor T Huang, Cynthia A Colson, Sam Yong, John F Clemmings: Stable aerated frozen dessert with multivalent cation electrolyte. The Pillsbury Company, Robert J Lewis, Michael D Ellwein, September 17, 1985: US04542035 (58 worldwide citation)

Aerated foam food products of the frozen dessert type are provided with improved stability and smoothness, thereby allowing them to be stored and distributed at 0.degree. F. (-18.degree. C.) without loss of quality. Improved stability is achieved by using a protein bridging edible multivalent cation ...