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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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James D Watkins, Lawrence C Brandberg, Jeffrey T Watkins, Charles H Turpin, Denise E Hanson: Microwave corn popping package having flexible and expandable cover. Golden Valley Microwave Foods, James V Harmon, March 17, 1992: US05097107 (46 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a package for popping popcorn in a microwave oven including an open-topped wide mouth container in the form of a tub or bowl formed from self-supporting, i.e. stiff, microwave transparent sheet material such as stiff paper or paperboard with a flexible and expandable cover. A ...


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Charles H Turpin: Microwave food heating package with serving tray. Golden Valley Microwave Foods, James V Harmon, March 17, 1992: US05096723 (46 worldwide citation)

A food heating and serving package for elongated food products or food sticks such as french fries, fish sticks, waffle sticks and the like is described which includes an inner sleeve portion and an outer tray portion telescopically mounted over the sleeve. The sleeve includes a plurality of paralle ...


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Charles H Turpin, Michael R Perry: Microwave heater and method of manufacture. The Pillsbury Co, Robert J Lewis, William J Connors, February 27, 1990: US04904836 (41 worldwide citation)

A microwave food package with a heater and method of manufacture are provided. The heater includes a substrate coated with a microwave lossy material having a thickness in the range of between about 0.001 cm and about 0.025 cm and an inverse penetration depth greater than about 0.01 cm.sup.-1. The l ...


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Charles H Turpin, James W Montealegre: Microwave corn popping package. Golden Valley Microwave Foods, James V Harmon, October 18, 1994: US05357086 (40 worldwide citation)

A collapsed flexible, e.g., paper, bag is provided which contains a charge of unpopped popcorn. Popping of the corn can be carried out in a microwave oven with the bag supported upon a pre-erected or collapsible stand, usually about 2 cm high, attached to the bag. The bag includes upper and lower op ...


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Charles H Turpin: Microwave popcorn popping bag. Golden Valley Microwave Foods, James V Harmon, April 12, 1994: US05302790 (32 worldwide citation)

For popping popcorn in a microwave oven, a flexible bag is provided which contains popcorn and includes a collapsible stand. The bag has upper and lower opposing face panels connected together by longitudinally extending, centrally projecting gussets that are integral with the face panels. Prior to ...


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Matthew W Lorence, Charles H Turpin: Microwave cooking enclosure for food items. ConAgra Frozen Foods, Pretty Schroeder Brueggemann & Clark, February 22, 1994: US05288962 (30 worldwide citation)

An enclosure for cooking and browning pot pies and similar food items in a microwave oven is disclosed. The enclosure has a first microwave reflective shield defining a single hole therein, and a susceptor layer positioned below the first reflective shield. A pan for containing a food item and havin ...


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Charles H Turpin, Francis R Reid, James R Leezer: Spiral wound can having discrete label and reinforcing elements. The Pillsbury Company, James V Harmon, Michael D Ellwein, February 24, 1976: US03940496 (30 worldwide citation)

A spiral wound can is described in which the body of the can is made up of a relatively heavy fiberboard base or body layer lined within by an oil and moisture impermeable barrier formed from a laminate of aluminum foil and paper. The heavy base layer includes a helically extending separation line o ...


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Charles H Turpin, Lance B Schilmoeller, James W Montealagre: Construction including internal closure for use in microwave cooking. Golden Valley Microwave Foods, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt P A, November 10, 1998: US05834046 (17 worldwide citation)

A construction for heating food in a microwave oven is provided. The construction includes an outer receptacle and a moisture barrier closure enclosed within the outer receptacle. Food material to be heated is enclosed within the moisture barrier closure, during storage. Preferred arrangements inclu ...


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Dana Sue Freeport, Charles H Turpin, Michael E Bley, Edward Majewicz, Jeff T Watkins: Composition and method for flavoring unpopped popcorn. Golden Valley Microwave Foods, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt P A, November 18, 1997: US05688543 (14 worldwide citation)

A method of coating popcorn pieces is provided. According to one application of the method, an aqueous-based adhesive composition is applied to prepopped popcorn flake. Flavorant is then added in a preferred manner. In another application, a adhesive composition is applied to unpopped kernels with a ...