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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 (173 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: Cartridges containing substances for beverage preparation. Nestec, Vogt & O Donnell, April 27, 1999: US05897899 (139 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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Olivier Fond: Extraction of coffee contained in sealed cartridges. Nestec, Vogt & O Donnell, September 7, 1993: US05242702 (139 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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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 (106 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 (76 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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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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Frank J Cavalluzzi: Coffee beverage drip brewer. Natter & Natter, October 12, 1976: US03985069 (66 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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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 (62 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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Eric Favre: Method for the extraction of sealed cartridges for the preparation of beverages. Nestec, Vogt & O Donnell, February 21, 1989: US04806375 (61 worldwide citation)

A process for extracting aromatic substances which are contained in sealed cartridges by injecting water for prewetting the substance in the cartridge, injecting air into the prewetted substance and injecting water for extraction of the substance. More particularly, the aromatic substances which are ...


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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 (60 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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