Paul K Bowers, Richard A Kennedy, Timothy G Murray, Richard I Kunkle: Dispenser package for extrudable comestibles. Thomas R Savoie, March 21, 1989: US04813862 (119 worldwide citation)

A collapsible package for extrudable comestibles, such as soft-frozen ice cream, includes a cone-shaped laminated body portion comprised of inner polymer film ply bonded to a structural ply, a nozzle secured at the top of the cone-shaped body portion and a cap or cover across the nozzle aperture. Th ...

Ray H Griesbach, Gerald O Hustad: Reclosable package and method of making reclosable package. Oscar Mayer Foods Corporation, Joseph T Harcarik, Daniel J Donovan, Thomas R Savoie, November 8, 1988: US04782951 (115 worldwide citation)

A reclosable package comprising interlocking closure strips positioned outside of a hermetic seal or seal area and the method for producing same. The hermetic seal is of the easy-open or peelaway type so as to not destroy the integrity of the package or closure strips upon opening of the package.

Clara Ann Annese, Peter A Basile, Dennis J Colwell, Myron D Shoaf: Beverage carbonation device. General Foods Corporation, Thomas R Savoie, Daniel J Donovan, Joseph T Haracarik, July 10, 1984: US04458584 (108 worldwide citation)

A substantially salt-free carbonated beverage is produced using a pressurizable container comprising a carbonation chamber having an upper compartment for holding the chemical reactants, a means for separating gaseous carbon dioxide and solid or liquid reaction by-products and a lower compartment ha ...

Peter A Basile, Clara Ann Annese, Dennis J Colwell: Carbonation chamber with sparger for beverage carbonation. General Foods Corporation, Thomas R Savoie, Daniel J Donovan, August 21, 1984: US04466342 (103 worldwide citation)

An improvement in a pressurizable container used to prepare a carbonated beverage from a water-based liquid and carbon dioxide generating chemical reactants comprises the use of a carbonation chamber having an upper compartment for holding the chemical couple and a lower compartment with a bottom sp ...

Francis Agbo, Kozaburo Mori, Tetsuya Goto, Kenneth W Cale, Twyla L Stubblefield, Anna C Dal Monte: Foaming coffee creamer and instant hot cappuccino. Kraft Foods, Thomas A Marcoux, Thomas R Savoie, July 14, 1998: US05780092 (91 worldwide citation)

A particulate dry mix foaming creamer comprises a conventional particulate creamer for coffee beverages and the like together with a foam generating component comprising a food grade acidulant and an alkali metal carbonate or bicarbonate. A dry mix instant hot cappuccino product in accordance with t ...

Warren C Rehman, Michael E Delonis: Method for producing infusion coffee filter packs. Kraft General Foods, Thomas A Marcoux, Daniel J Donovan, Thomas R Savoie, May 7, 1991: US05012629 (79 worldwide citation)

A method is disclosed for producing infusion coffee filter packs in which a first strip of filter paper is placed adjacent to a mold having a cylindrical mold pocket, and the strip of filter paper is caused, either mechanically or by a vacuum, to conform to the cylindrical mold pocket. The conformin ...

Esra Pitchon, Marvin Schulman: Rapidly-soluble sweetener, process for its preparation and beverage mix employing it. General Foods Corporation, Mitchell E Alter, Daniel J Donovan, Thomas R Savoie, December 1, 1981: US04303684 (67 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a rapidly-soluble sweetener, a process for preparing it, and improved dry beverage mixes employing it.

Franklin Kramer, Henderikus B Bruins, Joseph Giacone, Luc L Carbillet: Continuous chewing gum method. General Foods Corporation, Joseph T Harcarik, Thomas R Savoie, Daniel J Donovan, November 26, 1985: US04555407 (67 worldwide citation)

A method for continuously forming wide, thin chewing gum slabs suitable for forming sheets and bands ready for packaging in an automatic wrapping machine is disclosed. The method involves compounding a chewing gum paste; extruding the formed gum paste as a wide thin slab through a die mounted on the ...

Marijan A Boskovic, Susan M Vidal, Fouad Z Saleeb: Spray-dried fixed flavorants in a carbohydrate substrate and process. Kraft General Foods, Thomas R Savoie, June 23, 1992: US05124162 (63 worldwide citation)

An antioxidant free, stable, fixed flavor is prepared from a mixture of flavor, maltose, malto-dextrin and a carbohydrate film former by spray-drying the mixture to form a dense product of at least 0.5 g/cc bulk free flow density and less than 20% voids, which is stable against oxidation for one yea ...

Charles V Fulger, Charles R Lazarus, Wen C Lou, Charles T Stocker, Chia Chi Tu: Process for preparing a cooked extruded flour-based product. General Foods Corporation, Joseph T Harcarik, Thomas R Savoie, Daniel J Donovan, February 4, 1986: US04568550 (62 worldwide citation)

This invention prepares a fully cooked extruded flour-based product with a texture, aerated structure, cohesiveness, appearance and rehydration characteristics of a fully baked flour-based product by: feeding a flour, a gas forming agent, and water into an extruder in amounts effective to prepare a ...