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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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Thomas C Hoese, Essam Wahbah, Peeyush Maheshwari: Reconfigurable microwave package for cooking and crisping food products. General Mills, Kagan Binder PLLC, August 24, 2004: US06781101 (7 worldwide citation)

A reconfigurable microwave packaging container is provided for containing, heating, and crisping at least one surface of at least one food product. The container includes a reconfigurable first panel having a flap that is at least partially separable from the container, and at least a portion of the ...


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Gary L Gerbeling, Thomas C Hoese, Scott Hemink, Gregory Holl, Anthony Gaylor: Pouch for steaming vegetables. General Mills Marketing, Kyle T Peterson, Thomas G Dickson, Annette M Frawley, August 24, 2010: US07781036 (1 worldwide citation)

A flexible pouch for cooking a food item using microwave energy. The pouch includes a base configured to retain hot gases above atmospheric pressure within the pouch to heat and cook the food item when the package is exposed to microwave energy. The pouch also includes a cover comprising a sealant l ...


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Thomas C Hoese, Essam Wahbah, Peeyush Maheshwari: Reconfigurable microwave package for cooking and crisping food products. Kagan Binder Pllc, August 5, 2004: US20040149746-A1

A reconfigurable microwave packaging container is provided for containing, heating, and crisping at least one surface of at least one food product. The container includes a reconfigurable first panel having a flap that is at least partially separable from the container, and at least a portion of the ...


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Gary L Gerbeling, Thomas C Hoese, Scott Hemink, Gregory Holl, Anthony Gaylor: Pouch for steaming vegetables. General Mills Marketing, General Mills, August 9, 2007: US20070184154-A1

A flexible pouch for cooking a food item using microwave energy. The pouch includes a base configured to retain hot gases above atmospheric pressure within the pouch to heat and cook the food item when the package is exposed to microwave energy. The pouch also includes a cover comprising a sealant l ...


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Chad M Kubat, Thomas C Hoese: Method of manufacturing packaged dough products. General Mills, December 22, 2005: US20050281923-A1

Methods of manufacturing packaged dough products are provided. A heat stable film is used as a processing aid and as at least a portion of a final package for the dough product. Since the heat stable film is at least a portion of the final package, the dough product can be subjected to a cooking or ...


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Anthony Gaylor, Thomas C Hoese, Tim Reppe, Steve Straus: Doneness indicator for heat-in packaging and method of making same. General Mills, General Mills, November 11, 2010: US20100285180-A1

A heat-in package with doneness indicator for heating applications, such as microwave heating of foods or sterilization applications. The doneness indicator comprises indicia printed with thermochromatic ink on the heat-in packaging. The doneness indicator can be sealed from front to back on the hea ...