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Eric Favre: Apparatus for the preparation of an edible liquid. Coffea, Clifford W Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett Browning, December 5, 1995: US05472719 (177 worldwide citation)

When in use, the sealed cartridge (1) containing a certain amount of a substance intended for the preparation of a bewerage by dissolution or extraction with a liquid, is placed inside a liquid collector member comprised of a frusto-conical beaker (9). The assembly thus formed is placed inside a hou ...


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Olivier Fond: Extraction of coffee contained in sealed cartridges. Nestec, Vogt & O Donnell, September 7, 1993: US05242702 (146 worldwide citation)

Roast and ground coffee, which is contained in a sealed frustoconically shaped cartridge between a first cartridge face and a filter which separates the coffee from a second cartridge face, is extracted by first placing the cartridge in a holder to hold a rim of the cartridge so that the second face ...


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Olivier Fond: Cartridges containing substances for beverage preparation. Nestec, Vogt & O Donnell, April 27, 1999: US05897899 (143 worldwide citation)

A sealed cartridge, which need have no marks for weakening and inside which, no filter is needed, contains a substance, such as roasted and ground coffee, for being extracted under pressure. The cartridge has a cup having a base and a lateral wall extending from the base to a lip which extends later ...


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Roger William Gutwein, Christopher Wade Connor: Methods and systems for utilizing delayed dilution, mixing and filtration for providing customized beverages on demand. The Procter &plus Gamble Co, Theodore P Cummings, Erich D Hemm, July 6, 2004: US06759072 (111 worldwide citation)

System for making and delivering a customized beverage product to a consumer having a user interface, a customization director in communication with a customization data store and the user interface, wherein the customization director includes executable instructions for determining a user's cu ...


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James H Anson: Methods of brewing reduced temperature coffee. Bunn O Matic Corporation, Trexler Bushnell Giangiorgi & Blackstone, January 12, 1999: US05858437 (79 worldwide citation)

A beverage brewing method for producing a brewed beverage having a serving temperature within a predetermined serving temperature range. A beverage brewing appliance includes a brewing apparatus for infusing a beverage brewing substance retained therein to extract a brewed beverage therefrom. The ap ...


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Frank J Cavalluzzi: Coffee beverage drip brewer. Natter & Natter, October 12, 1976: US03985069 (69 worldwide citation)

A drip brewer is formed with a frusto-conical body adapted to seat over an empty vessel. The lower end of the body includes an infusion chamber covered with a snap fit perforated disc and carrying a measure of loose, i.e. not compacted, roasted and ground coffee with the coffee occupying less than t ...


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Luciano Paoletti: Milk heating and emulsifying device especially for the preparation of the hot drink known as "cappuccino". Fulmine S r L, Fleit Jacobson Cohn & Price, April 5, 1988: US04735133 (68 worldwide citation)

A device for heating and emulsifying milk, especially to prepare a white coffee drink known as "cappuccino" with the assistance of a steam jet, which has a vacuum chamber surrounding a nozzle and formed with an emulsion discharge port, a passageway for admitting sucked-in air, and at least one passa ...


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John D Bashaw, Alejandro Zaffaroni, Alan S Michaels: Self-monitored device for releasing agent at functional rate. ALZA Corporation, Paul L Sabatine, Edward L Mandell, March 16, 1976: US03944064 (64 worldwide citation)

A delivery device for the controlled and continuous release of a useful agent at a functional rate is comprised of an erodible capsule housing a self monitored delivery device attached to a collapsed support. The device is comprised of a hollow container having a wall formed of a self-monitored rele ...


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Alan M King: Method for brewing using electronic coded coffee packets sealed in a gas flushed envelope and a beverage brewing machine. Patents TMS P C, September 12, 2000: US06117471 (63 worldwide citation)

A beverage brewing machine, a method for brewing a beverage preparation material and a beverage brewing envelope are provided. The beverage brewing machine has an upper brewing chamber adapted to receive hot water and a beverage preparation material and having an open lower end. A cylinder with an u ...


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Olivier Fond, Jean Pierre Pleisch, Roland Rossier, Jacques Schaeffer, Alfred Yoakim: Beverage preparation from a substance compacted into a cake. Nestec, Vogt & O Donnell, February 15, 2000: US06025000 (63 worldwide citation)

A powdered substance, which is suitable for preparation of a beverage with an extraction fluid and which is compacted in a form of a cake, is extracted for preparation of a beverage. The compacted substance cake is contained within a sachet between two sachet sheets which, prior to extraction of the ...



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