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 Device for assisting in brewing a beverage patent thumbnailDevice for assisting in brewing a beverage
A device for assisting in brewing a beverage includes a timer, an output unit, a storage unit, and a control unit electrically connected to aforementioned components. The control unit controls, based on timing data stored in the storage unit, the timer to measure a time interval of a procedure of brewing the beverage, and controls, based on measurement of the time interval, the output unit to output the timing result generated by the timer, and to output in sequence plural entries of indication data that are stored in the storage unit, that are associated with the procedure of brewing the beverage, and that include information of purported visual and gustatory perceptions of the beverage at different stages during the procedure of brewing..

 Beverage vending machine patent thumbnailBeverage vending machine
A beverage vending machine includes at least one outer casing with at least one magazine for accommodating agricultural products of fruit and vegetables. The machine is functionally associated with at least one device for centrifugal juicing of the agricultural products to obtain a centrifugally juiced fraction that can be utilized outside the casing.
A.a.t. Agroindustry Advanced Technologies S.p.a.


 Beverage chiller patent thumbnailBeverage chiller
A beverage chiller assembly has a bottom vessel portion and a top portion comprising a plurality of extruded tubes arranged in an array. The bottom and top portions fit together to receive and expeditiously chill a beverage, such as an individual portion of hot coffee, to produce ice coffee, or a bottle of white wine, or a serving of another beverage.
Icecoldnow, Inc.


 Ceramic valve unit for a beverage machine patent thumbnailCeramic valve unit for a beverage machine
A ceramic valve unit for a beverage machine including a housing, a water inlet pipe for receiving hot water, an outflow opening, and first and second ceramic elements within the housing. The first and second ceramic elements each have mutually abutting surfaces and are relatively movable in a plane common to the abutting surfaces.
Koninklijke Douwe Egberts B.v.


 Liquid product dispensing system and method patent thumbnailLiquid product dispensing system and method
An embodiment system and method for dispensing multiple dairy products includes a dispenser which houses two or more dairy product bases with different formulations, which may be combined with or without water to create a multitude of homogenous dairy beverages. The two or more dairy product bases may be mixed together first and then separately mixed with water, mixed together simultaneously with water, or mixed together without adding water.
Fair Oaks Farms Brnds, Llc


 Dietary fiber patent thumbnailDietary fiber
Provided is a dietary fiber characterized in that bitterness and unpleasant aftertaste are restrained. The dietary fiber has terminal sugars and is characterized in that the ratio of aldoses relative to the total of the terminal sugars is 10% or less.
Suntory Holdings Limited


 System, method, and  purchasing, dispensing, or sampling of products patent thumbnailSystem, method, and purchasing, dispensing, or sampling of products
A product dispenser is configured to dispense products subject to a warning and products not subject to a warning, the product dispenser further configured to transmit a product warning notice only in response to a request to dispense a product subject to the warning. In another embodiment, a product dispenser is configured to dispense a food or beverage product and provide information indicative of an attribute of the food or beverage product, such as nutrition facts, as it is being dispensed.

 Beverage dispensing heads with lighting modules patent thumbnailBeverage dispensing heads with lighting modules
A beverage dispensing head includes a housing having a front, a rear, and a base that extends between the front and the rear. A mixing nozzle is configured to dispense a flow of beverage via the base.
Cornelius, Inc.


 Nozzle with isolation porting patent thumbnailNozzle with isolation porting
Disclosed is a beverage dispensing system for dispensing a non-mixed fluid along with a post-mix fluid. The post-mix fluid is formed by mixing a base beverage with at least one beverage additive.
Automatic Bar Controls, Inc.


 Dosing pump device for dosing metered amounts of a liquid product patent thumbnailDosing pump device for dosing metered amounts of a liquid product
A dosing pump for dosing metered amounts of liquid product, includes an inlet adapted to be fluidly connected to a storage container, an output adapted to be connected to a beverage dispensing machine for receiving metered amounts of liquid product, and a dosing chamber arranged for transferring a liquid from the inlet to the output. The dosing chamber is at least partly filled with a liquid different from the liquid product.
Koninklijke Douwe Egbers B.v.


Post-mixing carbonation of beverages

Methods and devices for dispensing a cooled beverage are provided. One embodiment of methods includes the steps of mixing a diluent and a concentrate to make a diluted solution.
Cleland Sales Corporation

Adjustable container handling device for handling containers, such as beverage bottles

An adjustable container handling device for handling containers, such as beverage bottles. The abstract of the disclosure is submitted herewith as required by 37 c.f.r.

Beverage container with handle

A beverage container is provided having a container main body and a handle portion attached thereto. The container main body has an upper portion with an aperture, a lower sidewall extending downwardly from the aperture, and an upper sidewall having a substantially cylindrical shape extending upwardly from the upper portion.
Pacific Market International, Llc

Multiple-opening container and method

A multiple-opening container is configured to facilitate the simultaneous opening of two or more material containing compartments, thus allowing for the material contents within the multiple containing compartments to be suitably mixed upon pouring into another container. As a result of the simultaneous opening and pouring ability facilitated by the multiple-opening container, the time for mixing of multiple materials, such as beverages, fluids, powders or other like contents, can be suitably reduced.

Bicycle beverage cup holder

A bicycle beverage cup holder and method features spaced flexible concave arms each having a distal end. There is a gap between the distal ends of the arms.
Delta Cycle Corporation

Mug

A mug including a stirring unit connected to the liquid space of the mug, for stirring a beverage contained in the liquid space of the mug simultaneously by the same hand in which the mug is held, and in which mug the stirring unit includes a pumping space separate from the liquid space, and a pumping device connected to the pumping space, configured to increase and to decrease the pressure of air inside the pumping space in an alternating manner. In the mug according to the invention, a flow channel extends from the pumping space to the liquid space, enabling the flow of the beverage contained in the liquid space from the liquid space to the pumping space and from the pumping space to the liquid space, whereby a liquid flow can be formed in the flow channel, for stirring the beverage in the liquid space by the pumping device..

System for preparing food or beverages from a pack

The invention refers to a pack (10) for preparing food or beverage products comprising: at least one container (10′) having an inner volume where at least one base ingredient for the preparation of the food or beverage product is stored, said inner volume being defined by sheets of material joined to one another at their edges; a fitment assembly (20) through which the food or beverage product is delivered, and identification 10 means (30) comprising the information on the food or beverage product to be prepared; the identification means (30) being arranged in the fitment assembly (20), particularly in a free area of the fitment assembly (20) where they can be reliably read.. .
Nestec S.a.

System for preparing beverage consumptions

System for preparing beverage consumptions comprising a beverage preparation device, and at least one exchangeable supply pack. The beverage preparation device comprises a mixing chamber having a beverage outlet, liquid supply means including a liquid flow path for supplying a liquid to the mixing chamber; air supply means for supplying air to the liquid flow path, and a drive shaft.
Koninklijke Douwe Egberts B.v.

Unit, device and system for preparing beverage consumptions

The beverage preparation unit comprises a mixing chamber having a beverage outlet, a liquid flow path for supplying a liquid to the mixing chamber, and an air flow path for supplying air to the liquid flow path. The mixing chamber is arranged for receiving a beverage related ingredient, such as concentrate, preferably from an exchangeable supply pack.
Koninklijke Douwe Egbers B.v.

Automated vending machine for producing beverages using comestibles

A vending machine for producing beverages. The vending machine presents a user with a number of beverage options and receives the user selection.

Device for brewing a beverage

A brewing device, the device comprising; a reservoir for containing a supply of liquid, and a channel providing a flow channel from the reservoir to a rinse head situated in an infusion chamber, wherein the rinse head is mounted to be rotatable, defining an axis of rotation, the rinse head comprising at least one arcuate rinse channel, arranged to project rinse water with momentum in a direction that provides a moment about the axis of rotation; and a brewing device, the device comprising; a reservoir for containing a supply of liquid, and a channel providing a flow channel from the reservoir to a rinse head situated in an infusion chamber and comprising a plurality of rinse channels, wherein the rinse head is mounted to be rotatable by the action of a bushing bearing.. .
Conopco, Inc., D/b/a Unilever

Capsule, device and brewing a beverage

Disclosed is a capsule for use in a brewing device, the capsule comprising: a body part, which defines a cavity containing infusible beverage material; and a lid which is attached to the body part and which closes the cavity, wherein the lid comprises lines of weakness which define an opening region having an opening force of from 9.0 to 50 n.. .
Conopco, Inc., D/b/a Unilever

Beverage container with removable base and container cover

A beverage container comprising a stem having an upper and a lower end, a cup having an upper opening and a lower bowl portion, and a base having a tapered upper end with a diameter that widens evenly along its length towards a lower end until the diameter is at least equal to a diameter of the upper opening of the cup. The upper end of the stem is attached to the cup at a point centered on the bowl portion of the cup.

Method for manufacturing smilax china l. root extract having increased active ingredients and beverage composition containing the extract for detoxification

A method for preparing a smilax china l. Root extract having an increased active ingredient content, and a beverage composition for detoxification including the same are provided.
Industry-academia Cooperation Group Of Sejong University

Improved dispensing and mixing cold beverages

Apparatus for dispensing mixed beverages obtained by mixing fresh vegetable products that were previously cut into small pieces, ground and frozen before being inserted into the apparatus and kept frozen until they are ready to be used. This apparatus comprises a beverage pickup compartment accessible from outside, a plurality of distinct and separate containers suitable to contain a specific quantity of frozen product, and to selectively distribute a definite quantity of the product contained therein in a mixing station, in which said containers are associated with a respective collecting means to containers toward a respective path that includes said mixing station and a thawing station; the latter is suitable to be positioned either upstream or downstream of said station..
Unitec S.p.a.

A probiotic-fermented maca composition and a preparing the composition and use of the composition

Provided are a probiotic-fermented maca composition, a preparation method therefor, and use thereof. The composition is prepared from maca, fructus lycii and fructus rubi by milling, water extraction, enzymolysis and fermentation by bifidobacterium and lactobacillus, and can be used for preparing foods, healthcare products or beverages for improving fatigue tolerance and sexual function..

Citrus-derived liquid composition

A liquid composition obtained by subjecting a fruit peel part of a citrus fruit with a cut space of from 0.5 to 5.0 mm on a surface to extraction in a solvent, the liquid composition containing an aroma component and a bitterness component; a container-packed beverage obtainable by mixing a liquid composition as defined above and a raw material for a beverage; and a method for producing a liquid composition, including subjecting a fruit peel part of a citrus fruit with a cut space of from 0.5 to 5.0 mm on a surface to extraction in a solvent, thereby preparing a liquid composition, the liquid composition containing an aroma component and a bitterness component of the citrus fruit. The foodstuff using the liquid composition of the present invention have “crispness” and “freshness” of the citrus fruit, so that the foodstuff can provide new tastes as luxurious products..
Suntory Holdings Limited

Systems and methods for targeted advertising on food and beverage preparation and dispensing machines

Providing targeted advertising on food/beverage preparation or dispensing machines may include electronically presenting selected targeted media on or in proximity to a food/beverage preparation or dispensing machine. This may involve automatically activating consumable item preparation or dispensing mechanisms of the food/beverage preparation or dispensing machine, or activating an item selection menu, in conjunction with electronically presenting the selected media.
Break Room Media Llc

Systems and methods for formulating customized beverages

In various example embodiments, a system and method for determining an ideal customized beverage for a particular user and generating user-specific instructions to create the beverage. In example embodiments, a beverage request may be received by the system from a network.
Myaveta Llc

Marine drink cooler

A portable beverage carrier and dispenser. The carrier comprises an elongate tube have one end open and the opposite end generally enclosed.

Self-ice making / self heating hybrid food and beverage storage chest

A refrigerated food storage box has been disclosed. This refrigerated food storage box has an inner box comprising a set of inner walls and an inner base, together enclosing a food storage compartment.

Processing of wine raw material

Freezing and desorption method by inert gas for the separation of non-volatile and volatile aromatic compounds from wine raw material, particularly the aromatic compounds determining the aroma and flavor of final products, and the subsequent blending of fractions for the preparation of beverages with the required parameters. It is thus possible to prepare non-alcoholic (<0.5% vol.
Modelárna Liaz, Spol S.r.o

Fermentation container and producing hawthorn fermented beverage

A method and system for producing hawthorn fermented beverage where hawthorn fruits are used as the main material to produce a hawthorn fermented beverage with special fermented flavor, rich nutrition, mellow mouth feel and suitable sourness and sweetness, through the processes of fruit sorting, cleaning, juice squeezing, blending, pre-sterilization, alcoholic fermentation, acetic fermentation, lactic acid fermentation, filtration, sterilization and filling. An atomized fermentation technology is adopted for the yeast aerobic proliferation during the alcoholic fermentation phase and for the acetic fermentation phase, so that, as compared with the liquid submerged fermentation methods, the fermentation time of these two stages are shortened by 10-15 hours and 62-100 hours respectively, and the fermentation period is shortened by 3-5 days, which improves the production efficiency of fermentation..
Rhino H Development Llcc

Bottled bag fluid dispenser

An apparatus for dispensing a beverage comprising: a bottle; a bladder for containing the beverage; and a spigot for dispensing the beverage, wherein the bladder is sealed to the base portion of the spigot. The spigot comprises: one or more air ports; and one or more vertical ridged elements.
Utrem Innovation, Llc

Chilled beverage dispenser

Various apparatus and systems for chilled beverage dispensing are disclosed. The beverage dispenser can be configured such that any surface that the dispensed beverage is in contact with during the dispensing process is refrigerated to the appropriate temperature.
Starbucks Corporation D/b/a Starbucks Coffee Company

Beverage capsule, beverage preparation identifying a beverage capsule

A capsule for beverage preparations in a brewing machine, the capsule including a capsule container that is filled with an extraction product and has an essentially quadratic base, and a capsule cover that closes the capsule container. The capsule has at least one first optically readable code on the base of the capsule container, the code having a two-dimensional arrangement of several code elements, the first code being subdivided into a regular imaginary arrangement of code fields that are regrouped into at least pairs to form code groups, only one individual code field being provided within a code group with a code element.
Qbo Coffee Gmbh

Disposable means for preparing a beverage

A disposal means for preparing a beverage from a particulate product, the means comprising a rigid base and a container to be filled with the particulate product, said container being formed of a liquid-permeable material, wherein the container has a flat mouth portion attached to the base by one part thereof, and the base being provided with at least one folding line. The base can be formed of a hard but readily flexible material such as plastic, cardboard and similar materials.

Apparatus, cushioning an object

An apparatus, system and method to protect an object with a sleeve has a seam extending along the sleeve wherein the sleeve folds to attach along the seam. The sleeve is inserted on an object, such as a food container or a beverage container, to surround the container.
Danco Packaging Supply Company

Removable can holding refrigerator container

A beverage can holding container (20) is removably positionable within an interior area (12) of a refrigerator (10). The container has an interior area (36) that holds a plurality of beverage cans (22).
Danby Products Limited

Method and assembly for measuring fluid level in a beverage container using acoustic resonance measurement device

A method and beverage container assembly for determining a level of liquid in a beverage container having a lid removably attached thereto. The beverage container assembly including a sensor configured to measure sound waves in the beverage container assembly.
Pacific Market International, Llc

Beverage container

The disclosed beverage container can be used to bottle beverages in filling facilities and subsequently used in any setting where the consumer desires to have a convenient and fun approach to consuming a soft drink, and desires to have that soft drink cooled by ice and strained from the ice before consuming it. The disclosed beverage container can be made up of three pieces, a cap, dome and vessel.
Mocktail Beverages Inc.

Multi-chamber beverage container

Disclosed are multi-chamber containers and methods of using the same. The multi-chamber container includes a base and a wall extending upwardly from the base.

Structural arrangement in a seal for beverage containers

A structural arrangement in a seal for beverage containers, forming a seal and a beverage container combination, enabling for the beverage containers to be opened by removing the seal, thus preventing the seal from contacting the liquid, preventing contamination of the liquid while providing a fast and practical removal of the seal.. .

Citrate containing beverage

Provided are beverage compositions comprising a urine citrate increasing component and a urine oxalate reducing component. The beverage compositions may be provided in a ready-to-drink form or may be provided in a concentrate form.
The Regents Of The University Of California

Steam show device for beverage making apparatus

A steam show apparatus is provided with a water boiler; a heater for heating water in the water boiler to hot water and steam; a dispenser for dispensing hot water fed from the water boiler; an electromagnetic valve for brewing configured to open to allow hot water to enter a cup via the dispenser so as to make a beverage by mixing with material in the cup; at least one steam line each including an outlet; a steam controller co-activates with the electromagnetic valve for brewing so that in a beverage making process, steam in the steam line flows out of the outlet as a steam show; and a cpu for controlling an amount of the steam sprayed out of the outlet. It has an effect similar to dancing fountain..
Chouki International Company Ltd.

Device and preparing a beverage

A device (1) for preparing a beverage on the basis of interaction between a beverage extract and an extracting fluid, particularly a beverage having a crema layer, comprises a brewing chamber (10) for accommodating a quantity of the beverage extract, having an inlet (11) for receiving the extracting fluid and an outlet (12) for discharging the beverage. Furthermore, the device (1) comprises restricting means (60) which are movable between an activated position for realizing a restriction (61) in the outlet (12) of the brewing chamber (10) and an inactivated position for minimizing the restriction (61) in the outlet (12) of the brewing chamber (10), and also actuator means (70) for controlling the position of the restricting means (60) in relation to an actual state of pumping means (30) as present in the device (1) for realizing a flow of the extracting fluid..
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Beverage preparation with pressurized liquid

A beverage preparation apparatus for preparation of a beverage from a capsule in a clamp assembly (30). The clamp assembly has a first clamp member (31) and a second clamp member, where the inner surfaces of the first clamp member and the second clamp member form a clamp chamber (33) for substantially enclosing and supporting a capsule (10) during beverage preparation.

Stevia extract containing selected steviol glycosides as flavor, salty and sweetness profile modifier

Stevia extracts with selected major steviol glycosides (reb a, stevioside, reb d, reb c) and minor steviol glycosides and glycosylated diterpene derivative plant molecules, derived from stevia rebaudiana plant are found to improve the perception of flavor and taste perception, which includes the sweet, savory and salty perception in a wide range of food and beverage applications.. .
Purecircle Usa Inc.

Acetaldehyde precursors

Provided herein is 5-(2-(1-ethoxyethoxy)propan-2-yl)-2-methyl-2-vinyl-tetrahydrofuran and its use as a flavor and aroma modifier in foods and beverages.. .
Firmenich Sa

Acidified proteinaceous beverages and compositions

Proteinaceous beverages and compositions comprising a cocoa extract which comprises cocoa polyphenols, an edible acid and a stabilizer and processes for formulating said beverages and compositions, shelf-stable proteinaceous beverages and compositions that do not require refrigeration and/or beverages and compositions wherein the cocoa polyphenols have an extended shelf life.. .
Mars, Incorporated

Coffee aroma composition

The present invention relates to a coffee aroma composition comprising milk fat useful for addition to a food or beverage product, e.g. A coffee beverage, a method of producing a coffee aroma composition and a method of producing a liquid coffee beverage..
Nestec S.a.

Method for producing beer-taste beverage, and imparting hop aroma to beer-taste beverage

This method for producing a beer-tasting beverage is provided with: a step in which a starting-material juice is boiled; a step in which the juice, having been boiled, is cooled; a step in which a hop suspension, i.e. A mixture of hops and an aqueous solvent, is boiled, and a hop transpiration component is recovered; a step in which the hop suspension, having been boiled, is added to the juice during or after the boiling step; and a step in which the recovered hop transpiration component is added to the cooled juice..
Asahi Breweries, Ltd.

Distribution network for monitoring, controlling and optimizing flow of liquid beverage products delivered to customers via containers

A liquid product distribution network monitor, controls, and optimizes the flow of liquid products for delivery to consumers served via liquid product dispensing containers, such as a beer keg. At least one liquid product dispensing container includes an adaptably affixed radio transmitter and microprocessor for sensing and transmitting a plurality of data measurements relating to the status of said liquid product dispensing container.
Kegspeed, Llc

Beverage dispenser and recommended product display the beverage dispenser

A beverage dispenser according to the present disclosure includes a display unit that displays a menu of beverages to be sold, a person detector that detects a person who selects at least one of the beverages, a person attribute determiner that determines attribute information on the person, recommended product determiner that determines a recommended product based on the attribute information, a display method determiner that determines, based on the attribute information, a display method of the recommended product to be displayed on the display unit, and a recommended product display controller that displays the recommended product on the display unit through the display method. Thus, a specific product can be displayed efficiently in a beverage dispenser to be used by an unspecified number of people..
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Universal device for monitoring and reporting fluid consumption and method using same

A liquid intake tracking device for removable insertion into a beverage container in order to track an amount of liquid consumed, the rate of liquid consumption over time, and to provide alerts to the user. The device connects wirelessly to an application executing on an external electronic device which provides user with liquid consumption data and reports concerning the user's interaction with the beverage container.
Thirsti Ltd

Dual compartment beverage diluting and cooling medium container and system

A beverage diluting and cooling container includes a floor, a peripheral sidewall, and a divider wall that divides an interior space defined by the peripheral sidewall into a first compartment that receives a cooling medium for cooling and diluting a beverage received into the first compartment. The divider wall also divides the interior space into a second compartment that holds a second quantity of a cooling medium for non-dilutingly cooling the beverage.
Ronnoco Coffee, Llc

Cooking within a refrigeration cavity

A domestic appliance for cooling and heating food items and/or beverage items may include a shell, a door, a cooling compartment defined at least in part by the shell and the door, the compartment being configured store the food items and/or the beverage items in a cooled environment and at least one solid state heating element inside of the cooling compartment, the at least one solid state heating element configured to emit infrared radiation to heat at least one of the food items and/or the beverage items without heating the surroundings or other contents of the cooling compartment.. .
Bsh Hausgeräte Gmbh

Alcoholic beverage enhancing device

An alcoholic beverage enhancing device includes a transfer liquid tank for holding a transfer liquid and an alcoholic beverage container. The alcoholic beverage container is positioned at least partially in the transfer liquid tank and is configured for holding an alcoholic beverage to be enhanced.
Terressentia Corporation

Apparatus and methods for increased time rates and flavor control in the aging of alcoholic beverages

A method and system for rapidly aging ethanol-based solutions is disclosed wherein the temperature of a mass transfer column containing packing material is controlled while fluid flows there through.. .

Nanolipids with encapsulated alcohol

A method for preparing ethanol-containing nanolipid particles, which can be used in food products, frozen desserts, or beverages. The method comprises nanolipidic vehicles in which ethanol-containing substances are encapsulated, said ethanol-containing nanolipidic vehicles can be combined with food products, desserts or beverage ingredients including those that are subsequently frozen.
Nuvessl, Inc.

Method for preparing nanolipids with encapsulated alcohol

A method for preparing ethanol-containing nanolipid particles, which can be used in food products, frozen desserts, or beverages. The method comprises nanolipidic vehicles in which ethanol-containing substances are encapsulated, said ethanol-containing nanolipidic vehicles can be combined with food products, desserts or beverage ingredients including those that are subsequently frozen.
Nuvessl, Inc.

Beverage making apparatus

An apparatus includes a fermentation tank assembly including a fermentation tank having an opening formed therein and a fermentation tank cover configured to open and close the opening. The apparatus also includes an ingredient receiving portion configured to receive, through the opening of the fermentation tank, fermentation ingredients; a gas extraction flow path connected to the fermentation tank; a gas release valve disposed in the gas extraction flow path and configured to discharge gas from the fermentation tank; and a pressure sensor disposed on at least one of the gas extraction flow path or the fermentation tank cover..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Beverage making apparatus

A beverage-making apparatus includes a fermentation tank assembly including a fermentation tank having an opening formed therein and a fermentation tank cover configured to open and close the opening. The beverage-making apparatus also includes a refrigeration cycle apparatus including a compressor, a condenser, an expansion device, and an evaporator.
Lg Electronics Inc.

Beverage-making apparatus

A beverage making apparatus includes a fermentation tank assembly including a fermentation tank having an opening formed therein, a fermentation tank cover covering the opening, and a heat exchange element arranged in contact with the fermentation tank. The beverage making apparatus also includes a first channel including a first end that is connected to the fermentation tank assembly; and a second end connected to: a second channel connected to a water tank, and a third channel connected to a dispenser of the beverage making apparatus..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Coating composition comprising a binder formed from polyester and a phosphorus acid

Coating composition comprising a binder formed from polyester and a phosphorus acid a coating composition comprising a binder, the binder comprising a polyester material, wherein the polyester material comprises the reaction product of; (a) a polyacid, (b) a polyol and (c) a phosphorous acid, wherein the polyester material has a weight-average molecular weight (mn) from about 1,000 da to 25,000 da and the polydispersity index (mw/mn) of the polyester material is from about to 10and characterised in that the polyester material is present in said binder composition in amounts of more than about 10 weight percent (wt %). The coating composition is useful for coating food and/or beverage containers..

Lever-switching multiple fluid-input beverage dispenser

A beverage dispensing apparatus including at least one multiple lever-switching assembly where the lever assembly has a plurality of levers and valves configured to dispense fluids, flavorings, syrups, and optionally pressurized gas through one or more channels in each of the assemblies. The levers are part of a mechanical hydraulic system, that is not reliant on electrical connections to control or regulate the dispensing of fluids.
Automatic Bar Controls, Inc.

Infrared based blending control

An apparatus for producing a blended alcoholic beverage includes a blender having first and second conduits for carrying respective first and second beverage ingredients, and corresponding flow-control valves for each conduit. These first and second conduits connect to a third conduit to form a blended stream that comprises the first ingredient and the second ingredient.
Khs Usa, Inc.

Beverage supply apparatus

A beverage supply apparatus for supplying multiple types of beverage. The beverage supply apparatus may include a number of nozzles for discharging multiple types of beverages, a touch panel for displaying options for the multiple types of beverages while also receiving a selection operation for one beverage from among the multiple types of beverages, a number of physical buttons that correspond to the number of nozzles and that receive an instruction for discharge of the beverage selected by the selection operation, and a control unit that specifies, from among the physical buttons, the physical button corresponding to the nozzle from which the beverage selected by the selection operation will be discharged, and controls the touch panel in such a way as to provide notification of the physical button specified..
The Coca-cola Company

Container stop mechanism and controlled braking, stopping, and separating of containers, such as glass beverage bottles

A container stop mechanism and method for controlled braking, stopping, and separating of containers, such as glass beverage bottles. The abstract of the disclosure is submitted herewith as required by 37 c.f.r.

Container clamping and holding arrangement for moving containers, such as bottles, cans, and similar containers, for holding products, such as beverages

A container clamping and holding arrangement for moving containers, such as bottles, cans, and similar containers, for holding products, such as beverages. The abstract of the disclosure is submitted herewith as required by 37 c.f.r.

Beverage container body decorator inspection appratus

A metallic beverage container body inspection apparatus processes a plurality of metallic beverage container bodies along an index path. An indexer sequentially transfers metallic beverage container bodies from the manufacturing queue through the apparatus while maintaining an orientation of the container bodies.
Rexam Beverage Can Company

Beverage ingredient pack and beverage making apparatus having the same

A beverage ingredient pack includes a flexible container; and an interface portion configured to be connected to the flexible container. The interface portion includes at least two openings formed therein; a tubular portion extending from a first opening of the at least two openings of the interface portion into an interior of the flexible container; and a mounting part configured to be mounted on a beverage making apparatus..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Beverage capsule, beverage preparation identifying a beverage capsule

A capsule for beverage preparations in a brewing machine, the capsule having a capsule container that is filled with an extraction product and has an essentially quadratic base, and a capsule cover that closes the capsule container. The capsule has at least one first optically readable code on the base of the capsule container, the code having a two-dimensional arrangement of several code elements, and at least one second optically readable on the base of the capsule container.
Qbo Coffee Gmbh

Capsule for dispensing beverages and its manufacture

It is described a capsule (10) for dispensing a beverage comprising: a main body (20) suitable for containing a product (p) to be dispensed, which comprises a bottom (22) and a side wall (24), extending from said bottom (22) and ending with an edge (26); a closing member (30) suitable for sealably closing said main body (20); and at least one first valve means (40) suitable for allowing the beverage to come out from the capsule (10) or for allowing a liquid to enter into the capsule (10). The main body (20) is made from cellulose pulp, the closing member (30) is made from biocompatible material and the capsule (10) further comprises a first sealing film made from edible material comprising at least one salt of alginic acid (23) and positioned inside said bottom (22) of the main body (20) at least at said at least one first valve means (40).
Coswell S.p.a.

Beverage identification marker with matching wearable identifiers

A beverage identification system includes a beverage identification marker and a wearable identifier paired to the beverage identification marker. The beverage identification marker and wearable identifier each include a same or similar visual marking, such as a pattern, a color, a shape, a size, a texture, a material, or a combination thereof..

Beverage container accessory for an electronic vaping device

A liquid vessel which allows a user to mount and utilize an electric vaping device as a handle. The liquid vessel includes a beverage container, a handle bridge, and a mounting hole.

Carbon micro-plant

The present disclosure provides biorefining systems for co-producing activated carbon along with primary products. A host plant converts a feedstock comprising biomass into primary products and carbon-containing co-products; a modular reactor system pyrolyzes and activates the co-products, to generate activated carbon and pyrolysis off-gas; and an oxidation unit oxidizes the pyrolysis off-gas, generating co2, h2o, and energy.
Carbon Technology Holdings, Llc

Maillard reaction product-decomposing agent

A maillard reaction product-decomposing agent as well as a beverage composition, a food composition, a functional food, a cosmetic, a supplement, a quasi drug, or a pharmaceutical product that contains the agent as an active ingredient. A maillard reaction product-decomposing agent containing an extract of fennel as an active ingredient.
Arkray, Inc.

Beverage and food temperature regulation

A device (10) for food and/or beverage temperature regulation, comprising a cooling unit (11a) for providing a cooling mode in which the food and/or beverage is cooled, a heating unit (11b) for providing a heating mode in which the food and/or beverage is heated and a pre-heating mode in which the food and/or beverage is pre-heated, and a control unit (12) for controlling the cooling unit and the heating unit. The control unit (12) is arranged for activating the cooling mode or the heating mode in response to signals indicative of a change in the behavior of the recipient (30) of the food and/or beverage, and for activating the pre-heating mode in response to predicted behavior.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Beverage-making apparatus

A beverage-making apparatus includes a water supply heater configured to heat water; an ingredient supplier connected to the water supply heater through a water supply channel; a container connected to the ingredient supplier through a first channel; a first valve configured to regulate a flow through the first channel; and a beverage extractor connected to the first channel at a location between the ingredient supplier and the first valve.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.

Beverage temperature optimizer machine

The present invention provides a beverage machine that heats up water in the upper water chamber(s). The water has direct contact with an electric heating system and the heated water flows by gravity and being distributed by a pour over system into an underlying filter basket.
Ene Holdings Ltd

Beverage-making apparatus

A beverage-making apparatus includes a water supply heater configured to heat water; an ingredient supplier connected to the water supply heater through a water supply channel, the ingredient supplier having an ingredient accommodation part formed therein; an air injector connected to the water supply channel; and a container connected to the ingredient supplier through a first channel.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.

Generation of superheated steam for the preparation of a beverage

Assemblies, machines, systems, and methods for the generation of superheated are discussed a steam super-heat assembly is employed for generating superheated steam for the preparation of coffee-based beverages. The assembly includes a body that includes an internal cavity, a heating element that includes heating surfaces positioned within the internal cavity, and a flow path within the internal cavity.
Seattle Espresso Machine Corporation

Beverage-making apparatus

A beverage-making apparatus includes: an ingredient package accommodation portion. The ingredient package accommodation portion includes: an ingredient package accommodation body including a plurality of ingredient package receiving parts configured to accommodate a plurality of ingredient packages; and an ingredient package accommodation cover configured to couple with and cover the ingredient package accommodation body and secure the plurality of ingredient packages in the ingredient package accommodation portion.
Lg Electronics Inc.

Beverage making apparatus

A beverage-making apparatus includes a container including a container body that includes heat-insulating material and has an opening that provides access to an interior of the container body. The container further includes: a container cover configured to open and close the opening of the container body, and at least three channels connected to the container and that are communicative with the interior of the container body.
Lg Electronics Inc.

Beverage capsule, beverage preparation identifying a beverage capsule

A capsule for beverage preparations in a brewing machine, the capsule including a capsule container that is filled with an extraction product and has an essentially quadratic base, and a capsule cover that closes the capsule container. The capsule has at least one first optically readable code on the base of the capsule container, the code having a two-dimensional arrangement of several first code elements, which respectively contain information from which one of several possible orientations of the code on the plane of the base can be derived in a unique manner.
Qbo Coffee Gmbh

Generation of superheated steam for the preparation of a beverage

Assemblies, machines, systems, and methods for the generation of superheated are discussed a steam super-heat assembly is employed for generating superheated steam for the preparation of coffee-based beverages. The assembly includes a body that includes an internal cavity, a heating element that includes heating surfaces positioned within the internal cavity, and a flow path within the internal cavity.
Seattle Espresso Machine Corporation

Generation of superheated steam for the preparation of a beverage

Assemblies, machines, systems, and methods for the generation of superheated are discussed a steam super-heat assembly is employed for generating superheated steam for the preparation of coffee-based beverages. The assembly includes a body that includes an internal cavity, a heating element that includes heating surfaces positioned within the internal cavity, and a flow path within the internal cavity.
Seattle Espresso Machine Corporation

Device and brewing beverages in reduced time by means of physical motion

A device to brew beverages or otherwise extract compounds from solids into a liquid solvent, and to decrease the time necessary to accomplish such brewing or extraction, using physical motion. A method to decrease the time necessary to brew a beverage or extract compounds from solids into a liquid solvent without the necessity of adding thermal energy..

Container insulating and cooling assembly

A container insulating and cooling assembly includes an inner sleeve having an inner surface, an outer surface, a top edge and a bottom edge. The top and bottom edges each define openings extending into the inner sleeve.

Six-kingdom oral nutritional supplement composition

The invention is a nutritional composition in unit dosage form for oral administration to an animal or human, which includes at least one ingredient from each of six biological kingdoms selected from the group consisting of animals, plants, fungi, bacteria, protist and archaea. Each ingredient is co-admixed with every other said ingredient without further addition of synthetic excipients or fillers, and is typically formulated in dried powder form as a drink mix, food or beverage additive or as the fill for hard or soft capsules or other dosage forms including tablets (the compositions of the invention can generally be tableted without addition of ingredients beyond the nutrients themselves)..
Get Real Holdings, Llc

Ingestion creatine composition, creatine composition for using in the ingestion method, and creatine-containing medicament and food each produced using the creatine composition

An ingestion method of creatine composition, taking orally the creatine composition with beverage, characterized in that, the creatine composition is taken orally by preparing creatine composition aqueous solution with dissolving the creatine composition over one minute into water heating at 80-100° c. And by mixing the creatine composition aqueous solution with the beverage having ordinary or cool temperature..
Hirohisa Nishizawa

Microbial production of steviol glycosides

The invention provides methods for making steviol glycosides, including rebm and glycosylation products that are minor products in stevia leaves, and provides enzymes, encoding polynucleotides, and host cells for use in these methods. The invention provides engineered enzymes and engineered host cells for producing steviol glycosylation products, such as rebm, at high purity and/or yield.
Manus Biosynthesis, Inc.

Gas infusing devices and gas manifolds for batch beverage machines

A beverage machine has a gas dissolution assembly that includes a pressure vessel having an open end and a top cap that couples with the open end of the pressure vessel. The top cap has a gas inlet through which a gas to be infused into the beverage flows.
Cornelius, Inc.

Beverage containing lemon juice

Provided is a lemon juice-containing beverage which gives a fresh sensation typical of lemon regardless of its low fruit juice content. One ppb or more of at least one phenylpropene selected from the group consisting of safrole, methyleugenol, and myristicin is incorporated in a lemon juice-containing beverage having a fruit juice content of not less than 1% and not more than 30% and comprising at least one aroma component selected from the group consisting of linalool, nonanal, and decanal..
Suntory Beverage & Food Limited

Reduced-calorie fruit juice or vegetable juice beverage

The present invention addresses the problem of providing a reduced-calorie fruit juice or vegetable juice beverage, which is produced by reducing the calorie of a fruit juice or vegetable juice beverage, such as a 100% fruit juice or vegetable juice beverage, while maintaining the favor and juice liquid properties of fruit juice or vegetable juice. To solve this problem, there is provided a reduced-calorie fruit juice or vegetable juice beverage which maintains the flavor and juice liquid properties of fruit juice or vegetable juice, the reduced-calorie fruit juice or vegetable juice beverage being produced by treating the fruit juice or vegetable juice with a crude enzyme preparation of fructosyl transferase having substantially no pectinase activity..
Kirin Kabushiki Kaisha

Refrigerator appliance and frozen beverage unit

A refrigerator appliance is provided and may include a cabinet, a door, a sealed cooling system, an ice crusher motor, and a frozen beverage unit. The cabinet may define a chilled chamber.
General Electric Company

Packaged ambient dairy beverage

A packaged product consisting essentially of an aseptic dairy beverage in a closed container is disclosed. The beverage may be foamed by shaking, to provide a pleasant foamy texture..
Nestec S.a.

Display apparatus

A display apparatus has a panel for receiving and/or displaying advertising material. The apparatus also includes a connector that is attachable to the panel, and a fastener for removably connecting the panel to a pipe of a beverage font.
Cub Pty Ltd

Apparatus & aging liquids

A rectangular or cylindrical container made of stainless steel or another liquid-impervious material has a plurality of openings formed in the side wall(s). Wooden boards, made of scarce white oak or other wood used for aging and flavoring beverages, are fitted into the openings and sealed so that their inside surfaces contact the liquid in the container.

Device for transporting containers, such as beverage bottles

A device for transporting containers. The abstract of the disclosure is submitted herewith as required by 37 c.f.r.

Capsule for producing beverages

A capsule for producing a beverage in an automatic beverage production device is provided that includes a cup-shaped body defined by a lateral wall and a bottom wall with a beverage outflow opening closed by a sealing film, and a filter member provided with a perforation member and extending transversely so as to ideally divide the cup-shaped body into an upper part containing the substance to be brewed, and a lower part containing a chamber for collecting the beverage. The bottom wall comprises an annular portion extending transversely to the capsule axis to define a stable support base for the capsule when the latter is arranged in a corresponding percolation seat of the automatic beverage production device.
Gruppo Gimoka S.r.l.

Beverage container covers, methods and uses thereof

A removable beverage container cover includes: a solid strip stabilizing component, a handle component, wherein the solid strip stabilizing component is hingeably connected to the handle component by a hinge arrangement that joins the handle component with the solid strip stabilizing component, a cover component that is operatively coupled to the stabilizing component and the handle component, and a releasable coupling component, wherein the releasable coupling component is physically attached to or coupled with the solid strip stabilizing component, and wherein the releasable coupling component is used to attach the removable beverage container cover to a bottle or can.. .

Container assemblies including metal closures and thermoplastic containers and methods of hot-filling food and beverage products

Container assemblies are described herein that include a metal closure and a container including a plastic finish. The container assemblies may be characterized by improved performance including reproducibility of force needed to remove the closure.
Snapple Beverage Corp.

Beverage can sanitary seal

A unitary, single-use, sanitary seal for a beverage can. It has a number of redundant sealing interfaces incorporated into its design and uses of both friction fit and captive seals.

A forming a cup-shaped body for a beverage capsule

A method of forming a cup-shaped body for a beverage capsule comprising the steps of: a) in a first stage drawing a sheet of material into a cup-shaped body preform; and b) in a second stage transforming the cup-shaped body preform into the cup-shaped body; wherein after the first stage the cup-shaped body preform comprises a base and a preformed side wall which extends from the base to a rim; wherein the preformed side wall comprises: an outwardly-extending step proximate the rim; a primary side wall section extending between the base and the outwardly-extending step; and a secondary side wall section extending between the outwardly-extending step and the rim; wherein in the second stage the preformed side wall is deformed such that the cup-shaped body comprises the base and a side wall which extends from the base to the rim; wherein the side wall comprises: an annular trough; a first side wall section extending between the base and the annular trough; and a second side wall section extending between the annular trough and the rim.. .
Koninklijke Douwe Egberts B.v.

Beverage infusion system, method and apparatus

Disclosed is a beverage dispensing machine and a gas infused beverage dispensing system which facilitates combination of gas with in a configuration which provides a smaller footprint and provides gas infusion of a beverage on demand the system may be configured to produce only gas infused beverage or to allow the user to select gas infused beverage or chilled beverage, and, alternatively, ambient, unchilled beverage. A gas infuser of the system introduces gas to a chilled beverage stream using an injector with slots.
Bunn-o-matic Corporation

Beverage, and producing the same

The invention relates to a drink includes angiogenin and/or angiogenin hydrolysate in an amount of more than 0.8 mg/1.00 ml and not more than 150 mg/100 ml, and cystatin and/or cystatin hydrolysate in the mass ratio to the angiogenin and/or angiogenin hydrolysate of 0.006 to 1.7.. .
Megmilk Snow Brand Co., Ltd.

Method for preventing spontaneous oxidation of antioxidant using aptamer, aptamer-based control of the release rate of active ingredient in the hydrogel, material and use thereof

The present disclosure relates to a method for preventing spontaneous oxidation of an antioxidant, material thereof and uses thereof. More particularly, the present disclosure relates to a method for preventing oxidation of an antioxidant using aptamer specifically binding to its target antioxidant and aptamer-based control of the release rate of active ingredient in the hydrogel.
Nexmos Co.,ltd

Drug decocting container

A drug decocting container comprises a cover body (1), an inner-layer container, and an outer-layer container. The inner-layer container is em-bedded in the inner part of the outer-layer container, the strength of the outer-layer container is larger than that of the inner-layer container, and the outer-layer container supports the inner-layer container and controls deformation of the inner-layer container.

Brewing module, capsule recognition module, and beverage preparation machine

A capsule recognition module for a brewing module for preparing a brewed beverage from a single serve capsule includes: an optical sensor for sensing optical properties of the capsule that is located in a capsule recognition position, a capsule recognition window that is made of a transparent material and is located between the capsule recognition position and the camera, and a fan for generating an air flow from the capsule recognition window towards the capsule recognition position.. .
Qbo Coffee Gmbh

Milk beverage feeding device

A milk beverage feeding device includes an undiluted-solution storage storing a milk-beverage undiluted solution; an undiluted-solution feeder feeding the milk-beverage undiluted solution; a vapor feeder feeding a pressurized vapor in a pressurized state; an air feeder feeding compressed air in a compressed state; and a mixer mixing the milk-beverage undiluted solution fed from the undiluted-solution storage through the undiluted-solution feeder, the pressurized vapor fed from the vapor feeder, and the compressed air fed from the air feeder to form a mixture and feed the mixture as a milk beverage to a beverage container.. .
Fuji Electric Co., Ltd.

Beverage preparation system

A weigh scale unit may be used in conjunction with a beverage preparation machine to prepare beverages efficiently. The weigh scale unit may provide the status of ingredient addition to a beverage receptacle.
Island Oasis Frozen Cocktail Company, Inc.

Brewing module, capsule recognition module, and beverage preparation machine

A brewing module for a beverage-preparing machine includes a housing and first and second module parts. The housing has a capsule insertion opening through which the capsule can be inserted.
Qbo Coffee Gmbh

Beverage extraction device

A beverage extraction device includes a cylinder having a bottomed cylindrical shape; a piston member configured to move close to and away from a bottom portion of the cylinder, the beverage extraction device being configured to extract a beverage from a beverage raw material and hot water that are fed through an upper surface opening of the cylinder by a movement of the piston member and discharge the extracted beverage through a discharge passage connected to the bottom portion; and a cover member configured to move between a fully opened position and a fully closed position. The cover member includes a scraper portion configured to remove an extraction residue placed on the piston member closing the upper surface opening when the cover member moves from one to another of the fully opened position and the fully closed position..
Fuji Electric Co., Ltd.

Coffee brewing press with displaceable agitator

A beverage brewing press has an open topped container for receiving a liquid and particulate matter to be brewed into a beverage, a hollow plunger shaft, a sealing filter piston disposed on the plunger shaft, the sealing filter piston having a peripheral seal slidably sealing to an interior of the container and for separating the interior of the container into a first compartment and a second compartment, the piston having a filter thereon for allowing brewed beverage to be filtered from the first compartment into the second compartment upon displacement of the piston, an agitator disposed below the piston, the agitator being fastened to an agitator shaft disposed concentrically rotatably and slidably in the hollow plunger shaft, a displaceable distance being provided between the agitator and the piston, the agitator shaft being slidable in the plunger shaft to take-up the displaceable distance between the agitator and the piston when the piston moves toward the agitator due to an axial force exerted on the plunger shaft moving the piston in the direction of the agitator. In some embodiments, a spring is provided to absorb the displaceable distance and may also transmit rotational force to the agitator..

Beverage container with self-regulating thermal control member

A beverage container provided with a thermal regulation member having a sidewall extending through a beverage cavity of a container main body. The thermal regulation member contains an energy storage material that receives, stores, and transmits heat energy to and from a beverage in the beverage cavity to regulate its temperature.
Pacific Market International, Llc

Cup holder apparatus and holding cups and other beverage containers

Cup holders are disclosed that can be attached to the telescoping handle of modern luggage in order to provide a convenient place to set down a beverage during waits in airports, train stations, hotel lobbies and other places. In one form, an adjustable lanyard is provided with an adjustable clamp.

Beverage

A citrus-flavoured beverage comprising a beverage base, citrus flavour and a citrus flavour-enhancing proportion of a mega-fatty complex. The addition of mega-fatty complex gives a juicier, more natural flavour to the beverage..
Givaudan, S.a.

Batch carbonator and forming a carbonated beverage

A batch carbonation apparatus includes a housing defining a vessel cavity. The housing includes an agitation mechanism.
Cornelius, Inc.

Emulsion for a clear beverage

An oil-in-water emulsion comprising an excess of n-alkenyl succinic modified starch for use in producing clear citrus flavoured beverages without the need for additional emulsifiers, or the need for washing the citrus oil.. .
Cargill, Incorporated

Amenity, special service and food/beverage search and purchase booking system

The present invention relates to systems, methods and computer program products for an a la carte amenity, special service, food/beverage and accommodation feature search and booking engines. Aspects of the present invention allow customers to identify, via arbitrary search, amenities and/or special services (including food/beverage) available at lodging facilities, restaurants clubs/lounges/bars, dwellings and travel accommodation venues.

Systems and methods for providing a tailored user experience at a self-service kiosk

Embodiments of the disclosure enable a tailored user experience to be provided. A kiosk system includes a scanner component configured to identify biometric data; a metric component configured to communicate with the scanner component to identify user identifier data based on the biometric data; a transaction component configured to communicate with the metric component to identify a financial account corresponding to the identified user identifier data, and generate a request for authorization for a financial transaction using the identified financial account; and a dispenser component configured to communicate with the transaction component to determine whether to dispense the beverage.
Mastercard International Incorporated

Fermentation cooling system

A fermentation system having a vessel defining a chamber for holding liquids and including a lower aperture. An insulating jacket is disposed around the vessel.
Whirlpool Corporation

Coating composition for metal substrates

The present invention provides novel packaging articles, e.g., food and beverage cans. Preferred cans typically comprise a body portion and an end portion, wherein at least one of the body and end portions are aluminum and are coated on at least one major surface with a coating composition of the present invention.
Valspar Sourcing, Inc.

Holster for handheld beverage dispensers

Disclosed is a holster for a bar gun. The holster includes a detachable drip cup that is removable from the holster while the holster is installed to a support structure and while the bar gun is stowed in the holster.
Automatic Bar Controls, Inc.

Frozen beverage dispensing machines with multi-flavor valves

A beverage machine includes a valve that receives a base fluid and dispenses a mixed beverage comprising the base fluid and an additive fluid. The valve has a bore through which the base fluid flows, and the bore has a perimetral surface that defines a plurality of ports through which the additive fluid is injected to thereby mix with the base fluid.
Cornelius, Inc.

Oh cup - a device for facilitating the production of an instant alcoholic beverage

The oh cup is a mechanism by which the average person can make an instant, single or multi-serve alcoholic beverage, on demand by simply adding water, either carbonated or still.. .

Containment body for making a capsule for making beverages and making capsules with different quantities of powdered food substance using a single type of containment body

A containment body for making a cup-shaped capsule for making beverages comprising a lateral wall (4) that, in a zone of it closer to an upper edge (5) than to a bottom wall (3), is provided with one or more retaining elements (8) projecting towards the central axis in a plane substantially perpendicular to the central axis, the one or more retaining elements (8) forming between them and the bottom wall (3) an undercut seat (9); and a method for making capsules comprising different quantities of powdered food substance using said containment body (1) and positioning an upper filtering element (16) either coupled to the undercut seat (9) or positioned close to a lid (15).. .
Caffitaly System S.p.a.

Security cover for beverage cans and other containers

A security cover system and apparatus for beverage cans and other containers. The system includes a security cap that is installed upon the top of an unopened container for containing an adult beverage or the like.

Beverage container

A plastic beverage container includes a body, a closure, and a dry granular consumable. The body has a closed base portion and an open top end.
Plastipak Packaging

Portable beverage container

A portable beverage container is provided. The portable beverage container may include a glass vessel having a neck; a metal outer shell configured to surround a first portion of the glass vessel; a cap configured to engage with the metal outer shell to surround a second portion of the glass vessel; and an amorphous thermoplastic spout having a neck configured to be inserted through an opening in the cap and into the neck of the glass vessel.

A coating composition comprising a high mn polyester and a low mn polyester

A coating composition comprising: (a) a first polyester material having a number-average molecular weight (mn) of 500 to 5,500 daltons, and (b) a second polyester material having a number-average molecular weight (mn) of 6,000 to 100,000 daltons. The coating composition is useful for, among other things, coating food and/or beverage containers..
Ppg Packaging Coatings (suzhou) Co., Ltd.

Beverage can couplings

A coupling for assembling at least two beverage cans together, comprising at least a pair of collar portions, each to slidably receive a corresponding end region of one of the beverage cans, the collar portions being configured to engage the beverage cans for associated games and/or other amusement activities.. .
Lojjix Inc.

Helically collapsible beverage bottle

A cylindrical bottle which collapses along helical groove, ridge and connecting rings along its sidewall. When inward force is applied along the bottle's vertical axis, the helical groove rings and connecting rings fold under the ridge rings and remain substantially “locked” under the ridge rings, thereby causing the sidewall to collapse and remain collapsed until sufficient outward force is applied.

A thermoplastic preform for a wide-mouth container

An innovative neck (301) configuration is suggested in order to reduce the weight of a large container for beverage dispenser. The neck (301) comprises a neck finish (303) which extends in length (ltot) starting from the wide mouth (302) of the container to an annular support ring (305) and a smooth surface cylindrical portion (306) which joins the annular support ring (305) to the body (309) of the container.
S.i.p.a. Societa' Industrializzazione Progettazione E Automazione S.p.a.

System for forming and filling containers with carbonated products at ambient temperature

A system for simultaneously forming and filling a container from a thermoplastic polymer preform with a carbonated liquid at ambient temperature. The system includes a mold that encloses the thermoplastic polymer perform, a stretching member that stretches the thermoplastic polymer preform, an injection head that inject the carbonated liquid, and a pressurization system.
Discma Ag

Convertible tiered game system

A convertible tiered game system comprising a plurality of tiered platforms, each tiered platform having at least one of a width and a length that is greater than any higher tiered platform, a plurality of tiered overlays configured to be seated upon each tiered platform among the plurality of tiered platforms, at least three of the tiered overlays comprising a center opening and having at least one of a width and a length that is greater than any higher tiered overlay, and a plurality of beverage container placement markers located on at least one of a tiered platform and a tiered overlay. The system may further comprise a lowest tiered overlay configured to rest on a same surface as the lowest tiered platform.

Tiered beverage pong game system

A tiered beverage pong game system comprising a plurality of tiered platforms, each having at least one of a width and a length that is greater than any higher tiered platform and a plurality of beverage container placement markers located on the tiered platforms, each configured to seat a beverage container thereon, the beverage container placement markers comprising a plurality of colors indicating which direction a beverage container seated on beverage container placement marker is passed when a player bounces a ball into the corresponding beverage container. A top tiered platform comprises a single beverage container placement marker and each tiered platform comprises a greater number of beverage container placement markers than any higher tiered platform.

Apparatus and brewing and cooling a beverage

All integrated apparatus for brewing and cooling a beverage and a method for brewing and cooling a beverage. The integrated apparatus includes a hot water supply subsystem that heats water to form hot water, a brewing subsystem that mixes the hot water with a beverage additive to form a hot beverage, and a cooling subsystem that receives and cools the hot beverage to form a cooled beverage.
Fbw, Inc.

Method, device and preparing a beverage with a liquid immersible bag with a desired steep time

The present invention relates to a method, device and apparatus for preparing a beverage with a liquid immersible bag with a desired steep time. The measurement and indication of the steep time of a beverage packaged in a disposable immersible bag is accomplished with the use of chromatography paper and color indicators.
Meister Cook, Llc

Capsule or cartridge and infusion assembly for the preparation of a beverage, in particular coffee

A capsule or cartridge (1) including a cup-shaped body (2) with a bottom wall (3), a lateral wall (4) and a flange-like top formation (5) which is essentially planar and extends transversely towards the outside, and a cover (6) fixed to the flange-like formation (5) of the body (2), such as to define a chamber (7) containing the material for the preparation of the beverage, in particular ground roasted coffee. The lateral wall (4) of the body (2) has a plurality of projections (8) and recesses (9) which as a whole define at least an identification of the capsule (1).
Luigi Lavazza S.p.a

Pack, preparing beverages

The invention concerns pack (1) with an inner volume (2) in which a food or beverage ingredient (7) is stored and in which a beverage is produced when water is introduced inside,—said inner volume (2) being defined by two sheets of material (10) joined to one another at their edges and said inner volume (2) presenting a generally plane shape defining a plane (p) vertically oriented during beverage production,—said pack comprising at least one inlet (3) for introducing water in the inner volume and at least one outlet (4) for delivering the beverage from said inner volume, the water inlet (3) and the beverage outlet (4) being included in one single insert (5), said single insert (5) being positioned at the bottom of the pack and being partially positioned between two joined edges of the sheets of material (10), the water inlet (3) being oriented essentially perpendicularly to the plane (p) defined by the inner volume (2), and—wherein the single insert (5) comprises a centring hole (53) extending essentially perpendicularly to the generally plane (p) shape of the inner volume.. .
Nestec S.a.

Method for preparing a beverage or liquid food and system using brewing centrifugal force

A method and system for preparing a beverage or liquid from a food substance contained in a filtering receptacle by passing water through the substance using brewing centrifugal forces. The method includes feeding water into the receptacle, and driving the receptacle in centrifugal rotation to force water to flow through the substance in a centrifugal flow path to the outlet of the receptacle.
Nestec S.a.

Apparatus for brewing a beverage

An infusion chamber has a top perimeter cover that defines an aperture to pass air to an air vent and receive fluid from fluid outlets. The infusion chamber has an outer chamber and an inner chamber positioned within the outer chamber, where the spacing between the outer chamber and the inner chamber defines a void.
Teforia Company

Beverage container coaster

A beverage container coaster with a coaster housing having a substantially horizontal palm portion that contains a beverage area for supporting a beverage container in a substantially level fashion. At least one finger extension is attached to said coaster housing.

Magnetically actuated mixing and drinking straw

A magnetically actuated mixing straw for mixing a beverage comprises magnetic protrusions located at boom end of the straw. A beverage container containing the mixing straw is placed on top of a magnetic stirrer that causes the mixing straw to rotate and mix the beverage container contents..
Raison Investments Inc.

Enzymes for malting

The present disclosure provides methods and compositions for preparation of malted cereals, the improved malted cereals and their use, e.g., in the production of food and beverages.. .
Dupont Nutrition Biosciences Aps

Enzymes

The present invention relates to new enzymes with improved properties and to compositions comprising these enzymes suitable for use in the production of a food, feed, or malt beverage product, such as in a brewing process.. .

Device, obtaining and/or for clarifying wort and other media in the beer brewing and beverage industry and corresponding uses

Device (v) for obtaining a wort (wo) from a mash (ma) in the beer brewing or beverage industry, at least comprising a receiving unit (ag) for receiving the mash (ma); at least one separating device (t; t1, t2) each having a surface (fa; fa1, fa2); wherein the surface (fa) has a multiplicity of openings (op); wherein the device (v) is preferably suitable for separating the mash (ma) into the wort (wo) and a residual mash (rm) by means of the surface (fa) of the separating device (t); wherein the surface (fa; fa1, fa2) or a part thereof can be brought into contact with the mash (ma), if the mash (ma) is present in the receiving unit (ag) for separation into the wort (wo) and the residual mash (rm); and wherein, during the operation of the device (v), the surface (fa) is arranged such that it is moved or can be moved or can be rotated relative to the mash (ma), the residual mash (rm) and/or the receiving unit (ag).. .

Beverage supply device

A beverage supply device is provided with: physical buttons (3a) to (3c) for receiving an indicator operation indicating that a beverage selected from among the plurality of types of beverages is to be supplied; a control unit that causes a selected beverage to be discharged from a predetermined nozzle while one of the physical buttons (3a) to (3c) is receiving an indicator operation; and a storage unit that stores the number of sales for each beverage. The control unit increases the number of sales for a beverage by one sale when the same beverage is supplied continuously and the interval during which the beverage is supplied continuously is longer than a predetermined period.

Beverage dispensing apparatus and method

The present invention is directed towards a beverage dispensing apparatus comprising at least one beverage dispensing module and a base unit upon or within which the or each module is positioned. Each module comprises a container housing a beverage reservoir and a beverage dispensing arrangement comprising a dispensing valve operable to be selectively opened to dispense beverage from the reservoir.

Beverage container assembly for holding a beverage

The present invention relates to a beverage container assembly for holding a beverage. The assembly comprises an outer container defining a body portion and a cylindrical neck portion.

Beverage supplying device

A beverage supplying device comprising: a touch panel for receiving an operation for selecting a main syrup constituting a main beverage, and a topping syrup added as flavoring to the main beverage; a second syrup solenoid valve for opening and closing a passage for supplying the topping syrup that is stored under pressure in a syrup tank; a second syrup pump for intermittently supplying the topping syrup while the second syrup solenoid valve is open, the second syrup pump being provided to the passage for supplying the topping syrup between the syrup tank and the second syrup solenoid valve; and a nozzle for producing the main beverage by mixing the main syrup with water or carbonated water at a prescribed ratio, and producing a beverage by mixing the topping syrup with the main beverage without diluting the topping syrup.. .

Lid of fermented beverage container

Provided is a lid of a fermented beverage container which has a gas discharge space part into which a transformation member transformed depending on a change in internal pressure of the fermented beverage container and has a through-hole so as to transfer the internal pressure of the fermented beverage container to the gas discharge space part to maintain airtightness while discharging carbonic-acid gas continuously generated from fermented beverage included in the fermented beverage container to the outside of the container.. .

Methods and materials for the functionalization of polymers and coatings including functionalized polymer

The disclosure provides a functionalized polymer for use in coating compositions and a method for making the functionalized polymer. In some embodiments, the functionalized polymer is a water-dispersible polymer, more preferably a water-dispersible polyester polymer, having one or more side groups including one or more salt groups.

Split-type beverage dispenser

A drink dispenser with detachable fizz infuser including drink bottle, characterized by and comprising a base, a main body, a main body support, a top cap, an exiting gas driving device, a gas exiting device, a gas transfer device, a gas inlet device, and a co2 cylinder. The compartment for the co2 cylinder in the said main body has an inlet and an outlet as well as a side cap that is connected to the main body and pin-jointed with the inlet and the outlet.

Multifunctional portable dry bar and beverage preparation station for boats

A beverage station includes a tray having holes for supporting containers of various sizes. The largest holes on the outside of the bar are designed to hold larger bottles of liquor or mixers and other non-alcoholic beverages.

Beverage producing system and capsule

A system for preparing an edible product includes a brewing chamber configured to receive a capsule that contains at least one ingredient for preparing the edible product by flowing water therethrough includes a water-inlet wall and a product-outlet wall. The product-outlet wall has at least a first, pierceable wall portion, and a second, pierceable wall portion.

Lysolecithin compositions and their use

A method of preparing a lysolecithin composition. The method includes the steps of (a) providing a lecithin mixture including a lecithin, water, and ethanol, (b) adding phospholipase a1 or a2 to the lecithin mixture; and (c) allowing an enzymatic reaction to occur so that at least 70% of the phospholipids in the lecithin are converted to lysophospholipids to obtain the lysolecithin composition.

Method for preparing tea leaf extracts having different tastes

Disclosed in the present invention are a method for preparing tealeaf extracts having different tastes, and a beverage prepared using extracts made by the method. The method involves adding tealeaves to an extraction column, performing continuous extraction using water at 5° c.-140° c.

Method for detecting toxic metal ions in sample

Disclosed is a method for detecting toxic metal ions in a sample. The method includes: a) preparing a solution of organic acid-bound gold nanoparticles; b) adding a sample containing toxic metal ions to the solution prepared in a) to allow the gold nanoparticles to aggregate; c) dropping the reaction solution obtained in b) onto a silicon substrate and drying the reaction solution such that the gold nanoparticle aggregates are immobilized on the silicon substrate; and d) analyzing the characteristics of the gold nanoparticles immobilized on the silicon substrate.
Korea University Research And Business Foundation

A simplified control panel for a beverage machine

A selection device (2) for a beverage preparation machine (1), comprises a fixed selection element (3) and a mobile selection element (4), the fixed selection element (3) comprising a set of marks (33) each corresponding to a parameter value, the mobile selection element (4) being movable in relation to the set of marks (33) for selecting a parameter value by positioning the mobile selection element (4) in visual association with a selected mark (33x). The selection device (2) further comprises a light-sending layer which is disposed in the fixed selection device (3), a polarization layer for polarizing said sent light, and at least one polarization modifying layer able to modify the polarization of the polarised light such that the visual aspect of a selected mark (33x) is modified when the mobile selection element (4) is positioned in visual association with the selected mark (33x), the polarization modifying layer being disposed in superposition relative to the polarization layer and relative to the selected mark (33x)..
Nestec S.a.

Variants having glucoamylase activity

The present invention relates to variants having glucoamylase activity with improved properties and to compositions comprising these variants suitable for use for example in the production of a food, beverage (e.g. Beer), feed, biochemical, or biofuel.
Dupont Nutrition Biosciences Aps

Method of producing fertilizer from alcoholic fermentation waste

The invention relates to a method of producing a fertilizer composition from a feedstock that includes alcoholic beverages, waste product derived from the production of alcoholic beverages, or mixtures of the same. The feedstock is subjected to distillation to remove most of the ethanol and ph adjustment using a base.

Beverage supply apparatus

A beverage supply apparatus may include a touch panel for receiving an operation to select a main syrup from among different types of syrups stored in a number of syrup tank that is diluted with water or carbonated water to form a main beverage and for receiving an operation to select a topping syrup that is added to the main beverage as a flavor. The beverage supply apparatus also may include a nozzle in which the main beverage is produced by mixing water or carbonated water with the main syrup in a predetermined ratio and then the undiluted topping syrup is mixed with the main beverage to produce a beverage..
The Coca-cola Company

Refrigerated post-mix dispenser

A post-mix beverage dispenser having all components within an insulated housing is provided. The beverage dispenser can include an insulated housing with interior compartments that contain all complementary for dispensing a beverage, a carbonated beverage, and ice.
Pepsico, Inc.

Cold beverage dispenser

An apparatus for making a mixed drink includes a housing, a first container, a second container, a first opening mechanism for opening the first container, a second opening mechanism for opening the second container, a chamber with an outlet, a water reservoir, and a pump. The first container holds a concentrate and the second container holds an alcohol..
Bibo Barmaid Llc

Portion capsule having an identifier

A portion capsule for producing a beverage includes a base element having a cavity in which a beverage raw material is provided and which is closed by a membrane fastened to the base element.. .
K-fee System Gmbh

Beverage can having a grommet

A drawn and wall ironed beverage can body, method for forming same, and a sealed and filled can, include a through-hole or aperture in the base. A grommet for charging a propellant in can is located in the aperture.
Crown Packaging Technology, Inc.

Double-walled drinking vessel

The present invention relates to a double-walled drinking vessel for storing a drinkable liquid, in particular a hot beverage, comprising an inner container (12) having a wall (14) that encloses a cavity (16) for holding the liquid, has an outer surface (22), and defines a longitudinal axis (a), an outer container (26) at least partially enclosing the inner container (12), and a connecting piece (34), which is connected firmly to the outer container (26), wherein the connecting piece (34) is constructed such that it interacts with the outer surface (22) with a frictionally engaged fit and the outer container (26) can be detachably connected to the inner container (12).. .
Pi-design Ag

Gas dissolution assemblies for batch beverages

A batch gasification assembly comprises a pressure vessel having an open end and being configured to contain a beverage to be carbonated and a flexible seal that covers the open end of the pressure vessel. A closure mechanism for the pressure vessel comprises a retainer configured to receive and retain the open end of the pressure vessel, a top cap, and an over-center clamping mechanism that is configured to clamp the top cap onto the open end of the pressure vessel so that the flexible seal member is sandwiched between the top cap and the open end of the pressure vessel..
Cornelius, Inc.

Uv sterilization of container, room, space or defined environment

Provided herein are portable ultraviolet (uv) devices, systems, and methods of use and manufacturing same. Methods of use include methods for uv disinfection and sterilization, more specifically, methods for uv disinfection and sterilization of a container, a room, a space or a defined environment.
Bluemorph Llc

Use of nicotinic acid riboside or nicotinamide riboside derivatives, and reduced derivatives thereof, as nad+ increasing precursors

Compositions are provided including nicotinic acid riboside (“nar”), and derivatives thereof including 1-(2′,3′,5′-triacetyl-beta-d-ribofuranosyl)-nicotinic acid (“nar triacetate” or “narta”); or derivatives of a reduced form of nicotinic acid riboside (“narh”), including 1-(2′,3′,5′-triacetyl-beta-d-ribofuranosyl)-1,4-dihydronicotinic acid (“narh triacetate” or “narh-ta”); or derivatives of nicotinamide riboside (“nr”), including 1-(2′,3′,5′-triacetyl-beta-d-ribofuranosyl)-nicotinamide (“nr triacetate” or “nrta”); derivatives of a reduced form of nicotinamide riboside (“nrh”), including 1-(2′,3′,5′-triacetyl-beta-d-ribofuranosyl)-1,4-dihydronicotinamide (“nrh triacetate” or “nrh-ta”); or salts or prodrugs thereof, for use in food or beverage applications, pharmaceutical formulations, or as a dietary supplement. Methods of using the compounds above to promote the increase of intracellular levels of nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (“nad+”) or nadh in cells and tissues for improving cell and tissue survival or overall cell and tissue health are provided..
Chromadex Inc.

System for preparing a beverage from ingredients supported by an encoded insert

A device prepares a beverage from a food substance contained in a capsule by injection of a liquid into the capsule. The liquid is provided by a pump of the device.
Nestec S.a.

Extraction unit of beverage preparation machine

An extraction unit of a beverage preparation machine, the extraction unit to extract an ingredient of a beverage from a capsule, the extraction unit comprising: a capsule holder operable to move between a capsule receiving position and a capsule extraction position; a capsule holder loading system operable to actuate the capsule holder between the said positions, the capsule holder loading system comprising an actuator unit and a loading mechanism, the actuator unit to actuate the loading mechanism, wherein the loading mechanism comprises a planetary gear train and a linear actuator, the actuator unit to supply a rotary motion to the planetary gear train, the planetary gear train to gear down the said rotary motion, the linear actuator to: receive the said geared down rotary motion; convert the geared down rotary motion into linear motion; couple the said linear motion to the capsule holder.. .
Nestec S.a.

Reconfigurable beverage preparation machine

A beverage preparation machine comprising: a beverage preparation module comprising an extraction unit to extract an ingredient of a beverage from capsule supplied thereto or an ingredient container which is part thereof; a fluid supply comprising the components a fluid heater, a fluid pump, optionally a fluid reservoir; a first module movably connected to the beverage preparation module; wherein the beverage preparation machine further comprises a second module movably connected to the first module, the first module comprising the fluid pump and/or the fluid heater, the second module comprising the said components of the fluid supply different to those of the first module, the components comprising at least one of the fluid pump or fluid heater or fluid reservoir.. .
Nestec S.a.

Machine for preparing beverages comprising an opening disposition and process for preparing a beverage with anticipated opening

The present invention further discloses a process for preparing beverages with anticipated opening of a package (2) by means of said previous opening disposition (5) disposed upstream of said extraction device (3).. .

Sanitary guard for food and beverages

A sanitary guard for food and beverages is provided. The sanitary guard includes a guard plate and a mechanism for securing the guard plate to the torso of an individual user.

Beverage container lid that provides natural drinking experience

A beverage container lid. The lid provides a drink outlet that allows liquid to fill a drink well base, from which a consumer may sip a beverage similar to using a cup or mug.
Vaporpath, Inc.

Portable capsule percolator drinking cup

The disclosure herein relates to a portable capsule percolator with a drinking cup. In particular, the disclosure relates to a portable and easy to use capsule percolator, operable, using capsules readily available on the market, for making a desired percolated beverage such as coffee, tea, vegetarian drinks and the like, on the go, at the office, while travelling and more specifically, whenever or wherever such a drink is desired.

Meal plate with integrated drink holder

A meal plate having a bowl section adapted to hold food and an integrated cup holder adapted to hold a cup, bottle, can, or other beverage container. The integrated cup holder may be flexible and expandable to accommodate different sizes of beverage containers.

Glucosyl stevia composition

Glucosyl stevia compositions are prepared from steviol glycosides of stevia rebaudiana bertoni. The glucosylation was performed by cyclodextrin glucanotransferase using the starch as source of glucose residues.
Purecircle Sdn Bhd

Carbonated beverage, syrup used for preparing carbonated beverage, manufacturing carbonated beverage, and suppressing foaming in carbonated beverage

An embodiment of the present invention provides a carbonated beverage comprising a stevia extract in which foaming is suppressed and a method for producing the same. A carbonated beverage comprising reba and rebd and/or rebm, wherein a content of reba is 500 ppm or less; a content of rebd and/or rebm is 486 ppm or less; ((rebd and/or rebm)/reba) is 0.45 or more in a mass ratio; and a total content of reba and rebd and/or rebm is 0.5 to 13.5 in brix in terms of sucrose..
Suntory Beverage & Food Limited

High-purity steviol glycosides

Methods of preparing highly purified steviol glycosides, particularly rebaudiosides a, d and m are described. The methods include utilizing recombinant microorganisms for converting various staring compositions to target steviol glycosides.
The Coca-cola Company

Pet beverage

Disclosed are pet beverages. In particular, disclosed are vitamin fortified pet beverages..
Petrol Inc.

System and enhancing alcoholic beverage transactions and the portioning of related products between merchant and consumer

A system and method for enhancing alcoholic beverage transactions and the apportioning of products between a merchant and a consumer provides a platform for a merchant to offer a listing of alcoholic beverages, events, and promotions related to alcoholic beverages. A consumer also has a platform from which to view the listings, find a merchant or type of alcoholic beverage in a geographical area, transact immediate purchases, and reserve purchases of select alcoholic beverages.

Stevia composition, production method and uses

Stevia compositions are prepared from stevia rebaudiana bertoni extracts. The compositions are able to provide a superior taste profile and can be used as sweeteners, sweetness enhancers, flavors, flavor enhancers in foods, beverages, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals..

Method for producing beers stored, offered, served or consumed in uv-vis-transmittant bottles with reduced sensitivity, in particular no sensitivity, to skunky thiol flavor degradation upon exposure to sunlight or other sources of uv and/or vis light, and beers stored, offered, served or consumed in uv-vis-transmittant bottles with reduced sensitivity, in particular no sensitivity, to skunky thiol flavor degradation upon exposure to sunlight or other sources of uv and/or vis light

The invention relates to a method for preparing a brewed beverage, in particular a light-coloured lager or ale beer, (to be) bottled, (to be) stored, (to be) offered, (to be) served or (to be) consumed in a uv-vis-transmittant bottle, comprising the addition of hulupones and/or reduced hulupones during the brewing process in an effective amount to obtain a brewed beverage, wherein the fraction of hulupones and/or reduced hulupones in the total of isohumulones and (reduced) hulupones is at least 25 mol %. The invention further relates to a brewed beverage, in particular a light-coloured lager beer or ale beer, bottled, (to be) stored, (to be) offered, (to be) served or (to be) consumed in a uv-vis-transmittant bottle, comprising (reduced) hulupones and wherein the fraction of hulupones and/or reduced hulupones in the total of isohumulones and (reduced) hulupones is at least 25 mol %..

Solvent-uv hybrid inkjet ink for aluminum beverage can decoration

A hybrid inkjet ink comprising a water miscible organic solvent, a uv radiation-curable material and appropriate photoinitiator, and an epoxide-containing material and printed decorations produced by applying the inkjet ink images to an aluminum substrate.. .

System and distribution and dispensing of beverages

In a method for distribution and dispensing of beverages, a one-way system is used including a disposable and freestanding container blow moulded in one piece from a preform of plastics, and a tube structure having a tube to be inserted in the container and a closure cap. The thin-walled container is filled with beverage by means of the tube and then closed by the closure cap.

Nitrogen generator and uses thereof

A system and method to supply nitrogen gas is provided. Ambient air is compressed and stored in a storage receiver and then nitrogen is separated from the compressed air in a nitrogen membrane separation unit.

Beverage dispensing valve system

A post-mix beverage dispenser utilizing a beverage dispensing valve including a movable valve activation device is provided. The beverage dispensing valve can move the valve activation device to a predetermined activation position to dispense a fluid in response to a control signal..

Beverage preparation device

A beverage preparation system for preparing beverages within a container by just adding water is provided. The beverage preparation system embodies an enclosure device forming a beverage admixture-filled enclosure with a permeable first membrane extending between first and second boundary elements.

Beverage capsule with moldable filter

A method for making a beverage capsule for use in a beverage preparing machine disposes a moldable non-woven fabric over an opening defined by a body having an interior space. The fabric includes multi-component fibers that are constructed and arranged to be drawn to a desired depth.

Disposable insulating cup sleeve

An apparatus used for preventing heat transfer from a cup holding a hot beverage to the hand of a user contains a perimetric sleeve and a plurality of insulation units. The plurality of insulation units is connected to the perimetric sleeve providing thicker holding area for the user.

Cap unit for a beverage container

A cap unit is provided which provides improved convenience. The cap unit is attached in a detachable manner to a neck portion of a container main body, an upper portion of which is open.

Bottle cap and bottle having the bottle cap

The present disclosure provides a bottle cap and a bottle having the bottle cap. The bottle cap includes a lower cover, a hollow ring body, a sleeve, an upper cover and a valve.

Holding device for holding beverage bottles and other containers during labeling of beverage bottles and other containers with a label, or during printing of beverage bottles and other containers

Holding device for holding beverage bottles and other containers during labeling of beverage bottles and other containers with a label, or during printing of beverage bottles and other containers. The abstract of the disclosure is submitted herewith as required by 37 c.f.r.

Beverage, and producing the same

The invention relates to a drink includes angiogenin and/or angiogenin hydrolysate in an amount of more than 0.8 mg/100 ml and not more than 150 mg/100 ml, and lactoperoxidase and/or lactoperoxidase hydrolysate in the mass ratio to the angiogenin and/or angiogenin hydrolysate of 0.3 to 23.. .

Herbal extract composition

The present invention relates to the field of herbal compositions. In particular, the present invention is directed to an improved herbal extract composition comprising a melissa species extract, an avena species extract, a tilia species extract and a unique blend of citrus components.

331 new found proteins in peanut with their sequence and the producing supplement including beverages on the basis of juice and powder from the peanut

331 new found proteins in peanut with their sequence and the method of producing supplement including beverages on the basis of juice and powder from the peanut. 490 new found proteins in cashew sequence and method of producing food supplements including beverages on the basis of juice and powder from the cashew.

Vacuum-operated beverage brewers and related brewing methods

Brewing assemblies and related brewing methods. In some embodiments, the assembly may be configured to allow for improved, precision control over one or more aspects, stages, and/or parameters of the brewing process.

Beverage machine, in particular coffee machine, and operating such a beverage machine

A beverage machine, in particular a coffee machine, prepares a beverage using water supplied via a fixed water connection to a hydraulic part arranged in the beverage machine and outputs the beverage at an outlet of the beverage machine. Maintenance is simplified by the fact that the beverage machine is provided with a cartridge holder which is accessible from the outside and into which a cartridge can be inserted in an exchangeable manner, the cartridge includes a cartridge connection on the inlet side and a cartridge connection on the outlet side, via which, in the inserted state of the cartridge, water supplied to the beverage machine via the fixed water connection flows through the cartridge and is thereby filtered and/or enriched with additives..

Moving inlet nozzles in beverage systems

The brewing system disclosed herein includes a moving inlet nozzle for use in intermixing hot water and coffee in a coffee cartridge. The inlet nozzle may include one or more flow ports that inject hot water into an inner chamber of the coffee cartridge at select angles, locations and pressures to create the desired fluidized mixture of hot water and beverage medium..

Capsule beverage brewing system

A capsule beverage brewing system includes: a brewer body having an accommodating space, and a sensing device and a sensor installed on an inner surface of the brewer body; at least one capsule containing a concentrated beverage and having an identification code on an outer surface of the capsule and corresponsive to the type of beverage contained in the capsule; and a tray installed in the brewer body and having an accommodating portion for disposing the capsule, and a contact portion extended from a side of the tray, such that when the tray is pushed into the accommodating space, the contact portion pushes or presses the sensor for a brewing operation. The brewing system automatically identifies the type of capsule, so that users need not to adjust any brewing parameters to obtain a good tasted beverage in the brewing process..

Machine for preparing beverages with disposition for actuation of single dose packages

A machine (1) and process for preparing aromatic beverages by means of extraction, such as espresso coffee and similar, and adapted to supply a support (21) of single portions, comprising a plurality of single dose portions (22), to at least one extraction device (3) by means of an actuation device (6) disposed upstream of the extraction device (3) and comprising an actuation element (61) provided so that it can move the support (21) of single portions by means of rotation. In particular, the actuation device (6) further comprises a back-pressure element (62) that exerts a back-pressure upon the support (21) of single portions in the direction of the perimeter actuation surface (63), thereby providing greater operation reliability in the supply of the single dose portions (22) to an extraction device (3)..

Method and device for examining beverage brewing and extracting process

A method for examining beverage brewing and extracting process includes the steps of adding a solvent to a solute, mixing the solvent and the solute together to produce a solution, and subjecting the solution to an extraction process to output an extract liquid; measuring a solvent weight increase per unit time of the added solvent and measuring an extract liquid weight increase per unit time of the output extract liquid at the same time during the step of adding the solvent to the solute; and performing a calculation on the solvent weight increase and the extract liquid weight increase to output a graphic data to represent the extraction process. By referring to the graphic data, even an inexperienced brewing operator can always ensure a consistent taste for the brewed solution..

Method and system for beverage brewing management

A method and a system are disclosed for managing a brewing process in which a solution is produced by mixing a solvent with a solute and a beverage is extracted from the solution. The system includes a temperature sensor device for sensing a temperature change per unit time of the solvent to create temperature information; a first measurement device for sensing a weight increase per unit time of the beverage to create first weight information while counting the time elapsed in the brewing process to create timing information; and a computing device comparing preset standard-state information with the temperature, first weight and timing information.

Beverages containing rare sugars

Beverages comprising rare sugars and sweetness enhancers are provided herein, wherein the sweetness enhancers are present at or below the sweetness recognition threshold concentration. Also provided are methods for improving the sweetness of a beverage comprising rare sugars by adding a sweetness enhancer in a concentration at or below its sweetness recognition threshold.

Intelligent beverage kiosk apparatus and system

The embodiments disclose a method of an intelligent beverage kiosk system for customized beverage preparation including preparing customized beverage selections for meeting a consumer's taste, recording a member's customized beverage selection for reducing member beverage delivery wait time, creating a member smart beverage cup with layered component compartment modules for downloading and ordering a member customized beverage selection, ordering member customized beverage selections using a wireless intelligent beverage kiosk application for reducing ordering time for a customized beverage selection and adjusting intelligent beverage kiosk window height for facilitating beverage delivery for drive-thru vehicle pickup.. .

Rapid cooling systems for beverages

A cooling system for rapidly cooling a beverage comprises a cooling channel configured to convey a beverage from upstream to downstream and a nozzle. The cooling channel includes an inner peripheral surface and the nozzle sprays the beverage on the inner peripheral surface such that the beverage is conveyed by gravity along the inner peripheral surface.
Cornelius, Inc.

Accelerated aging of alcohol drinks

Devices and methods are described that enable controlled, repeatable and accelerated aging and infusion of alcohol containing beverages. The devices include newly reaction canisters in a computer controlled environment of valves, pumps, interconnecting plumbing, sensors and mixing and dispersing manifolds.

Capsules, preparing a beverage

A beverage preparation capsule containing a beverage preparation ingredient, having a body with side walls formed from one or more substantially air- and liquid-impermeable sheet materials defining a chamber containing a beverage preparation ingredient and further defining an outlet channel having an upstream end in fluid communication with the chamber for escape of beverage from the chamber. At least a region of the outlet channel is filled by a filtration material for filtering the beverage escaping from the chamber.
Mars, Incorporated

In or relating to a machine for the preparation of beverages

A beverage preparation machine for dispensing beverages comprising: a housing; a first reservoir station; a first reservoir for containing an aqueous medium, the first reservoir being connectable to said first reservoir station; an auxiliary module station for receiving an auxiliary module.. .
Koninklijke Douwe Egberts B.v.

Multicompartment capsules of a beverage forming apparatus and methods of making thereof

A multicompartment capsule for use with a beverage forming apparatus includes a base and a sidewall extending upwardly from the base. The sidewall includes a rim extending outwardly from an upper end thereof.
Altria Client Services Llc

Brewing unit

A brewing unit (100) for a beverage producing device (900) is disclosed. The brewing unit (100) includes a main body (102) defining a cavity (200) for receiving multiple types/formats of capsules (120).
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Beverage brewing using the same

Methods and apparatuses for brewing beverages. A brewing system in accordance with an aspect of the present disclosure comprises a fluid conduit system, an air conduit system, a valve, and a pump.
Remington Designs, Llc

A gas infused milk product and making the same

The invention provides a gas infused milk product, wherein the gas infused milk product comprises a lactose hydrolyzed concentrated milk infused with a soluble gas. The invention also provides methods of making such a product.
Dairyvative Technologies, Llc

Silver containing antimicrobial materials

This invention relates to antimicrobial materials and articles, such as fibres, yarns, and their incorporation into textiles, packaging for food or beverages, or articles of clothing such as gloves. The antimicrobial fibres and yarns may be formed of a polymer and may comprise silver particles dispersed therein.

Personalized selector device of substances to obtain and optimize mixtures able to generate beverages and connected method

A device to produce personalized mixtures of substances intended to obtain and optimize beverages for a specific individual or user, includes a plurality of containers of basic substances, at least a measuring device and management and control means. The device is associated to the management and control means configured to carry out instructions regarding personalized formulas that express univocal sensory profiles or profiles functional to the specific needs of a specific individual or user..
Illycaffe' Spa Con Unico Socio

Dart throwing game

A dart target game set featuring a baseboard and backstop with target locations for various point assignments and gameplay rules. In the preferred embodiment, the game features a canned beverage..

Ice accelerator composition, formula and making

Methods, processes, compositions, apparatus, kits and systems for chilling and cooling beverages and desserts to selected desired temperatures by adding the beverages and desserts to different mixtures of brine solutions and bags of loose ice. The invention forms and creates an aqueous solution composition of certain salinity of ice-melter (such as sodium chloride ‘salt’ and/or calcium chloride, or different mixtures of deionized water with calcium chloride and magnesium chloride).
Supercooler Technologies, Inc.

Stevia extracts

A stevia extract made from leaves of the stevia rebaudiana plant is described. The extract has desired levels of steviol glycosides and is useful in food, beverage, and other consumable products..
The Coca-cola Company

Beverage dispense valve controlled by wireless technology

Methods and systems directed to dispensing fluids, such as beverages, using wireless technology are provided. Aspects relate to a beverage dispenser with a dispensing system housing, a valve housing positioned exterior to the dispensing system housing and extending from the dispensing system housing.
Pepsico, Inc.

User-controlled volume regulation mechanism for automatic consumable dispensers

An automated consumable dispenser with a precision method for delivering consumable ingredients in specific proportions to a container up to a specified volume. This method involves the use of a system of sensors and a micro-microprocessor, which detects, digitizes and develops a three dimensional rendering of the container, calculates the container volume and dispenses specific amounts of consumable ingredients.
New York University

Beverage distribution assembly

A system for providing a pre-mixed beverage from a distribution device includes a first container including a first consumable material and a second container including a second consumable material. A mixing block is arranged in fluid communication with the first container, the second container, and the distribution device such that a mixture of the first consumable material and the second consumable material is formed within the mixing block.
87k, Llc

Beverage pod

A recyclable beverage pod for use in beverage machine. The pod has a base with an elevated portion.

Beverage container

A plastic beverage container includes a beverage containing portion, a resealable closure, and a threaded sealing system. The beverage containing portion includes a closed base, a body potion, a neck portion, and an open sealing end.
Plastipak Packaging, Inc.

Bottle

The present invention discloses a bottle for storing the liquid and food products. In the preferred embodiment, the bottle comprises of an exterior body having a curved wall, which includes two built-in chambers.
Growtech Innovations India Private Limited

Shift console for a motor vehicle

A shift console for a motor vehicle includes a receiving region for a shift lever. In order to provide a beverage holder for the central seat of a front seat row of a motor vehicle, the shift console comprises a beverage holder which is able to be stowed in a stowed position in the shift console and which is able to be adjusted into a use position horizontally adjacent to the shift console..
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Solid-state cooling add-on bar unit for aircraft food service apparatus

A solid-state cooling apparatus for a galley installed in an aircraft that includes at least one storage enclosure for containing chilled beverage and/or foods for storage and a solid-state air-to-air thermoelectric device having a hot side and a cold side mounted in the galley and having at least one fan for circulating chilled air in proximity to the storage enclosure. A waste heat capture device is provided and includes a hot air outlet for discharging waste heat from the hot side of the cooling thermoelectric devices into the aircraft exterior to the galley..
B/e Aerospace, Inc.



Beverage topics:
  • Phosphoric Acid
  • Antioxidant
  • Glycemic Index
  • Isomaltulose
  • Rebaudioside
  • Consumable
  • Sweeteners
  • Calcium Chloride
  • Magnesium Chloride
  • Electrolyte
  • Bicarbonate
  • Ion Source
  • Minute Quantity
  • Cross Section
  • Beverage Preparation


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