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Single serve beverage dispenser for an appliance
A single serve beverage dispenser having a beverage dispensing assembly for an appliance is provided. The beverage dispensing assembly may include a brewing body, a lid, an actuating lever, and a lift frame.

Device for holding a line in a beverage filling system
A device for holding a line on a structure of a beverage filing system is described. The device includes a clamp having two legs shaped complementary to each other for holding the line between the legs in a clamping manner.

Beverage dispensing method using sensor assembly for sensing dispensing of beverage
A beverage dispensing method for dispensing and sensing the dispensing of one or more beverage components from a bar gun. The method of detecting includes using a sensor associated with a button on the bar gun to detect that the button is depressed to mechanically actuate a valve within a body of the bar gun..

Spring biased beverage cooler
The present invention relates to a beverage cooler that is spring biased in order to easily load, leverage, remove, and restock beverages for cooling. The spring biased beverage cooler includes an inner storage case within a compartment that is cooled by an evaporator.

Capsule, a system for preparing a potable beverage from such a capsule and use of such a capsule in a beverage preparation device
A capsule containing a substance for the preparation of a potable beverage. The capsule comprises an aluminum capsule body having a side wall and an outwardly extending flange and a sealing member at the outwardly extending flange for providing a fluid fluid sealing contact with an enclosing member of a beverage preparation device.

Capsule, a system for preparing a potable beverage from such a capsule and use of such a capsule in a beverage preparation device
A capsule containing a substance for the preparation of a potable beverage. The capsule comprises an aluminum capsule body having a side wall and an outwardly extending flange and a sealing member at the outwardly extending flange for providing a fluid sealing contact with an enclosing member of a beverage preparation device.

Beverage systems and kits and methods of using the same
Beverage systems and kits and methods of using the same. A beverage system of the present disclosure includes a container configured to retain a beverage, the container having an outer wall and an internal threaded section above a non-threaded inner wall section; a threaded gasket having a threaded portion and an outer curved profile, the threaded portion configured to engage the internal threaded section of the container when coupled thereto; and a lid having an extension portion extending from a cover portion, the extension portion having a seal positioned thereon, the seal configured to engage the non-threaded inner wall section of the container when coupled thereto..

Cellulose-based beverage cartridge
Systems, methods, apparatuses and articles of manufacture for cartridges. A cartridge in accordance with an aspect of the present disclosure comprises a cartridge body, a filter, a beverage material, and a cover..

Cellulose-based beverage cartridge
Systems, methods, apparatuses and articles of manufacture for cartridges. A cartridge in accordance with an aspect of the present disclosure comprises a cartridge body, a filter, a beverage material, and a cover..

Device for adjusting the capcity of a beverage cup
A device for adjusting the capacity of a beverage cup is provided. The device includes an insertion unit having at least a volume smaller than an interior volume of a cup and a shape in which a lower end portion of the insertion unit comes in contact with a bottom portion of the cup when inserted into the cup.

Lightweight plastic container and preform

A plastic container includes a lower supporting base portion; a sidewall portion extending upwardly from the base portion; and a neck portion extending upwardly from the sidewall portion. The neck portion includes a tamper-evident formation, threads, and a dispensing opening at the top of the neck portion.

Meal/beverage trolley convertible to waste trolley

Embodiments of the present disclosure relate generally to trolleys designed for use onboard passenger transportation vehicles. Particular trolleys of this type find particular use onboard aircraft.

Separation of biomolecules and/or demineralization of solutions containing biomolecules and ions by electrochemical ion exchange

Methods and systems are provided for separation and/or purification of biomolecule(s) from a solution and for demineralization of a solution containing biomolecule(s) and ion(s). The methods and systems described herein include one or more ion exchange membrane(s), (e.g., ion exchange membrane(s) capable of water splitting), in an electrochemical cell, from which bound biomolecule(s) or ion(s) may be recovered from the membrane and separated from other components present in the solution by reversing the polarity of the electrodes.

Compositions and methods using rebaudioside x to provide sweetness enhancement

Sweetened compositions comprising at least one sweetener and rebaudioside x are provided herein. Rebaudioside x is present in the sweetened compositions in a concentration at or below the sweetness recognition threshold, while the at least one sweetener is present in a concentration above its sweetness recognition threshold.

Kettle with filter cup lifting arrangement

A kettle includes a kettle body, a top cap, a heating base, a filter cup and a filter cup lifting arrangement. The kettle body includes a water reservoir having a receiving cavity.

Capsule for preparing beverages

A capsule for preparing beverages, in particular coffee, is described, comprising a containing body having a first portion, the containing body defining an internal volume adapted to contain a substance to be infused, the first portion being composed of: a first perimeter edge; a first central portion onto which at least one external pressing force is applied; a first crown portion collapsible towards inside the containing body under the action of the pressing force exerted at least on the first central portion and/or on the first crown portion, the first crown portion being interposed between the first perimeter edge and the first central portion, the first crown portion being connected on its perimeter to the first perimeter edge by interposing a first bending line and being connected to the first central portion by interposing a second bending line.. .

Cup

A cup generally includes a container body and a cap connected on the container body. The cap has a hollow transparent base defining a central through space and an annular channel around the central through space, a plurality of decorative objects located in the annular channel of the hollow transparent base, a sealing ring, and a top plate.

Composition and preparing non-alcoholic beverage mixer

Disclosed herein are beverage compositions comprising a measured amount of lime juice, chili peppers and salt. The beverage composition to be marketed and sold as a non-alcoholic mixer for the subsequent addition of an alcoholic beverage, including beer and spirits.

Metastable, translucent flavor nanoemulsion and methods of preparing the same

A metastable, translucent flavor nanoemulsion is provided. The nanoemulsion contains a flavor oil phase, an aqueous phase, and a surfactant system containing a first lecithin and a second lecithin.

Plant-based milk alternative composition and method

A plant-based milk alternative composition useful in various food and beverage products that approximates the nutritional and functional properties of dairy milk but does not contain dairy or lactose.. .

Beverage coaster with integrated plant pot

A beverage coaster with an integrated plant pot is disclosed, that is configured for watering a plant or plurality of plants with condensation from a beverage container. In an example, the beverage coaster includes a catch basin, and a lattice to support the beverage container above the catch basin, wherein condensation on the beverage container provides water to a reservoir adjacent the catch basin.

Beverage container wireless microphone

A portable electronic apparatus designed to replicate a commercial beverage container, wherein a wireless microphone and a wireless transmitter are contained and concealed. Audio signals generated by the said wireless microphone and the said wireless transmitter are directed as sound waves to one or more onsite processors configured to convert the audio signals to audible sound, and ultimately delivered to an audience.

Beverage container label

A beverage container label that includes a unitary circular band; wherein, as viewed from a top plan view of the beverage container label: the unitary circular band defines a circumference; a first portion of the circumference is associated with a front portion of the unitary circular band; and a second portion of the circumference that is different from the first portion is associated with a rear portion of the band; and wherein, as viewed from a front view of the beverage container label, the front portion has upper and lower opposing parallel edges defining a first dimension of the front portion.. .

Blood and saliva biomarker optimized food consumption and delivery with artificial intelligence

A computer implemented method for use in conjunction with a computing device, system, network, and cloud with touch screen two dimension display or augmented/mixed reality three dimension display comprising: obtaining, analyzing and detecting user blood and saliva chemistry data and mapping the blood and saliva data into a database associated with a specific user, applying the data with optimization equations and mapping equations to food chemistry such that a user may order food and beverage from a food/beverage distribution point or have food/beverage delivered to the user which has been specifically optimized for their specific blood characteristic target ranges. The method and system uses recursive techniques and neural networks to learn how to optimize food and beverage nutrient efficiency into the users blood chemistry..

System and multiple timer management task for enhanced cognition

Disclosed are cognitive training exercises that are designed to target an ability of a user to track multiple ongoing streams of information concurrently and to correctly and efficiently perform one or more actions related to these streams to achieve an end goal are described herein. The training exercises use, as an exemplar metaphor, a theme of a barista working in a coffee shop, bar or establishment.

Fermentation cooling system

A fermentation system includes a vessel defining a chamber for holding liquids and including a lower aperture, an insulating jacket disposed around the vessel, and a cooling fluid disposed between the insulating jacket and the vessel, the cooling fluid being in fluid communication with a fluid pump. A beverage line operably couples the lower aperture with a dispensing spigot, the beverage line being wrapped around the vessel and at least partially submerged in the fluid.

Hop extraction products and processes for improved beverage fermentation and flavor

The present invention relates to new products and processes for making and using hop extract products comprising hop oils present in amounts between about 6 ml/100 g to about 40 ml/100 g, or more. The oil enriched hop extracts of the present invention also contain higher proportions of oil relative to other hop components typically found in hop extracts.

Cleaning compositions with ph indicators and methods of use

The present invention provides acidic or basic cleaning compositions for use in cleaning food and beverage industry processing equipment and pharmaceutical and cosmetic industry processing equipment wherein the compositions of the invention comprise a food-equipment-safe acidic or basic cleaning compound and a food-equipment-safe colorimetric indicator of ph to show the desired acid or basic conditions during storage prior to the start of a cleaning cycle and after storage and during a cleaning cycle. The cleaning compositions of the invention are particularly useful in, for example, cip cleaning processes..

Surface-treated metal sheet and organic resin-covered surface-treated metal sheet

A chromium-free surface-treated metal sheet includes a metal sheet, a surface-treatment coating that contains a polycarboxylic acid type polymer and a zirconium compound and that is formed on at least one surface of the metal sheet, and a coating that contains a polyester resin, a phenol resin and an acid catalyst and that is formed on the surface-treatment coating. The surface-treated metal sheet can be used for producing cans and can lids maintaining excellent dent resistance even for acidic beverages, without permitting the organic resin film formed on the coating to be peeled even under high-temperature and wet environments during a sterilization treatment or the like, and maintaining excellent hot water-resistant adhering property..

Capsule, a system for preparing a potable beverage from such a capsule and use of such a capsule in a beverage preparation device

A capsule containing a substance for the preparation of a beverage by supplying a fluid under pressure into the capsule. The capsule has an aluminum capsule body with an outwardly extending flange and a cover sheet attached to the flange and hermetically closing off the capsule.

Capsule, a system for preparing a potable beverage from such a capsule and use of such a capsule in a beverage preparation device

A capsule containing a substance for the preparation of a beverage has an aluminum capsule body and a cover sheet hermetically closing off the capsule. The capsule body has a flange with a deformable sealing ring portion with an inner wall portion extending from and contiguous with an inner base portion of the flange, an outer wall portion extending from and contiguous with an outer base portion of the flange and a bridge portion interconnecting the inner wall portion and the outer wall portion.

Cartridge and the preparation of beverages

A cartridge for use in a beverage preparation machine, the cartridge containing one or more beverage ingredients and being formed from substantially air- and water-impermeable materials, the cartridge comprising an inlet for the introduction of an aqueous medium into the cartridge and an outlet for discharge of a beverage produced from the one or more beverage ingredients.. .

Delivery device for beverage supplements

A nutritional supplement enclosed within an edible film is claimed. The nutritional supplement and edible film form a pod that can be dissolved within a beverage.

Locking drink container

An apparatus includes a cap assembly and a container assembly. The cap assembly may be unscrewed from the container assembly by simultaneously pressing a predetermined combination of buttons available on the top of the cap assembly.

Container feeding and cleaning apparatus

An apparatus and associated methods are disclosed for washing a plurality of beverage containers. The apparatus may include an enclosure, a holder positioned in the enclosure, a receptacle for a beverage container in the holder, and an injector coupled to the enclosure.

Methods, appliances, and systems for preparing a beverage from a base liquid and an ingredient

The present invention describes methods, systems, and appliances that allow a user to prepare a wide array of different types of customizable beverages using various combinations of base liquids and ingredients. These methods, systems and appliances allow users to design and prepare various types of beverages, both carbonated and non-carbonated, that incorporate various ingredients.

Inhibitor of muscle damage or muscle fatigue

The present invention relates to a calpain activation inhibitor, muscle damage inhibitor, muscle endurance improver or muscle fatigue recovery agent containing an ω-methylsulfinylalkyl isothiocyanate or physiologically acceptable salt thereof as an active ingredient, foods or beverages, pharmaceuticals or cosmetics containing the same, a pharmaceutical for the prophylaxis and/or treatment of diseases related to muscle damage or diseases related to reduced muscle mass caused by aging, and a method for the use thereof.. .

Bottle top liquid infusion system

A liquid infusion system has an infusion chamber with open top and bottom ends. The top end has a removable cover.

Delivery unit for an making a beverage and apparatus comprising that delivery unit

This disclosure relates to a delivery unit (1) for an apparatus for making a beverage, in particular for making an espresso coffee. The delivery unit (1) comprises a cup-shaped body (2) delimiting an inner chamber (20), the cup-shaped body (2) comprising a lateral wall (21) and a bottom wall (23).

Beverage preparation device with disk valve and operating method

A beverage preparation device (1) having a disk valve (6), comprising a valve housing (12) and a disk stack (7) arranged therein, having a cover disk (8) that has at least one fluid opening, configured as a fluid inlet opening, for fluid (5), in particular water and/or steam, and having at least one control disk (10) that is arranged on a side of the cover disk (8) facing away from an outer end side of the cover disk (8), wherein the control disk (10) is rotatable, manually and/or by means of a drive, about an axis of rotation (r) relative to the cover disk (8) between different selection positions, wherein a pressure chamber (15) is formed outside the fluid opening (11), within which pressure chamber (15) a contact pressure (p) is exertable, by means of the fluid (5) flowing therethrough, on the outer end side (14) of the cover disk (9) along the axis of rotation (r) in the direction of the control disk (10), and wherein the pressure chamber (15) is bounded in the radial direction with respect to the axis of rotation (r) by an elastomer seal (13), which is supported on the cover disk (8) in the axial direction, and wherein a pressure-chamber cross-sectional area enclosed by the elastomer seal (13) and/or the pressure-surface portion (17), able to be loaded with hydraulic pressure, of the outer cover disk (8) next to the fluid opening (11) corresponds to at least 20% of the axial projection surface of the cover disk (8), and/or is greater than a fluid-opening cross-sectional area of the fluid opening (11).. .

Method and cartridge-based carbonation of beverages

Systems, methods and cartridges for carbonating or otherwise dissolving gas in a precursor liquid, such as water, to form a beverage. A gas source can be provided in a cartridge which is used to generate gas that is dissolved into the precursor liquid.

Capsule based system for preparing and dispensing a beverage

The present invention relates to dispensing of a substance from a container by means of a dispensing apparatus. Specifically, the exemplary embodiment of the present invention relates to (1) a container and (2) the automated method for opening such container and (3) the automated method of dispensing of the contents from such container into a customer receptacle or glass..

Machine for dispensing an ice beverage

A machine (1) for dispensing an ice beverage in the form of a pourable homogenous mixture of ground ice, liquid and flavour ingredients such as fruit, vegetables, fruit juice, milk, yoghurt or the like. The machine (1) includes a blending unit (3) for blending the constituents of the ice beverage, and an ice dispensing unit (5) for supplying ice to the blending unit (3).

Capsule, a system for preparing a potable beverage from such a capsule and use of such a capsule in a beverage preparation device

A capsule containing a substance for the preparation of a potable beverage. The capsule comprises an aluminum capsule body having a side wall and an outwardly extending flange and a sealing member at the outwardly extending flange for providing a fluid sealing contact with an enclosing member of a beverage preparation device.

Collection receptacle for collecting insoluble material that is used for preparing beverages, as well as infusion device with such a collection receptacle

The present invention relates to a collection receptacle for collecting insoluble material that is used for preparing beverages by means of an infusion device, wherein the infusion device comprises a container with an open end and a closed end for holding the beverage and the insoluble material. A piston-filter arrangement can be inserted into the container via the open end and can be moved toward the closed end.

Turkish coffee machine

The present invention relates to a turkish coffee cooking and servicing machine whose inner side is heated by means of a heater (15) and having a cooking chamber (10) wherein a coffee mixture including turkish coffee, water and optionally sugar is cooked and having a pushing head (13) defining the base of the cooking chamber (10) and which moves vertically between at least one cooking position (i) and a service position (ii) where the coffee mixture in the cooking chamber (10) is raised to the level of the discharge outlet (11) in order to transfer said coffee mixture, provided in the cooking chamber (10), to a beverage vessel through a discharge outlet (11) for servicing when the cooking is completed.. .

Cold brew beverage brewing systems

A cold brew coffee apparatus has a first container, a second container, a centerpiece connector, and a filter. Preferably the filter is positionable within the first container such that it divides the filter interior volume from the remainder of the first container interior volume.

Method for attaching a thermometer to a beverage container lid

A container is provided with a lid having a removable thermometer for measuring the temperature of liquids in the container. A gasket is provided to secure the thermometer to the lid and maintain a hermetic seal between the thermometer and the gasket and between the gasket and the lid.

Steviol glycoside blends, compositions and methods

Ternary blends of rebaudioside b, rebaudioside d and rebaudioside m are provided. Quaternary blends of rebaudioside b, rebaudioside d, rebaudioside m and rebaudioside a are also provided.

Glycoside compositions

Sweetener compositions having particular glycoside compositions are described herein. The glycoside compositions include rebaudioside d and/or rebaudioside m that are combined with other glycosides such as rebaudioside e, rebaudioside g, rebaudioside n and/or rebaudioside o.

Compositions and comestibles

D-psicose/erythritol compositions comprise, in combination, d-psicose and erythritol as sweeteners together with one or more other edible ingredients. Comestibles are provided, including beverage products and other food products, comprising the novel d-psicose/erythritol compositions.

Preparation of acid soluble pulse protein hydrolyzates with little or no astringency and pulse protein hydrolyzates of improved amino acid score

The invention relates to a method of processing a pulse protein material, which comprises effecting hydrolysis of the pulse protein material, optionally adjusting the ph, then separating to form a soluble fraction and processing the soluble fraction to provide a pulse protein hydrolyzate which is substantially completely soluble throughout the ph range of about 2 to about 7 and which provides little or no astringency when an acidic beverage containing the pulse protein hydrolyzate is consumed and a solid residue, and processing the solid residue to provide a second pulse protein hydrolyzate having an improved amino acid score, which is improved compared to the substrate pulse protein material.. .

Potato protein powders

Methods for making wettable, dispersible potato protein powders are provided. The wettable dispersible potato protein powders comprise potato protein, free amino acids, non-protein nitrogen compounds, and minerals from potatoes; and are low in total α-glycoalkaloids.

Soft food and beverage dispenser

A dispenser machine for storing and dispensing viscous foods and beverages and provides for the efficient and safe dispensation of a viscous food or beverage product that is contained in a flexible product container and which does not come into direct contact with the dispenser equipment. The dispenser includes an evacuation system which includes a weighted roller or slidable weight in contact with one or more sides of the product container and which operates by force of gravity to pressure and direct the food or beverage product contained in the container toward and out of the bag or container tube spout.

Packaged ambient dairy beverage with reduced milk solids

A dairy beverage comprising milk solids, oil or fat, starch, emulsifier, gellan, cellulose and carrageenan in specific amounts in a closed container is disclosed. The beverage may be foamed by shaking, to provide a pleasant aerated texture/mouthfeel..

Dispenser connectivity

Device authentication may be provided. A mobile computing device may read a device id from a dispensing device (e.g., a beverage dispenser, kiosk, atm, etc.) wirelessly when the mobile computing device is placed in close proximity to the dispensing device.

Method and composition for an anion tolerant lubricant

The presently disclosed subject matter is directed to formulations for lubricating a conveyor belt used in beverage packaging. One of the disclosed lubricant compositions comprises water, at least one amphoteric surfactant, at least one anionic surfactant and at least one non-ionic surfactant.

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.

Carbonation reduction systems and methods

A beverage dispensing valve may include an inlet to receive carbonated water, a nozzle shell, and an outlet downstream of the nozzle shell configured to dispense a finished beverage. The nozzle shell may include an aperture open to ambient pressure environment.

Beverage container handling and storage system

A system for handling and storage of beverage containers in a storage space includes a support structure, a hoist motor operably connected to the support structure and movable via the support structure along both a length of the storage space and a width of the storage space, and a lift member operably connected to the hoist motor to secure a first end of a beverage container in an upright position to the hoist motor to lift and move the beverage container from a first location to a second location via operation of the hoist motor and movement of the hoist motor along the support structure.. .

Insulated container with tamper-evident, removable, and resealable lid

Embodiments of the disclosure include an insulated drinking vessel comprising an inner wall surrounding an interior for containing a liquid beverage and an outer wall spaced from the inner wall to form an air space which acts to insulate the vessel interior in order to maintain the temperature of the liquid beverage contents within a desired range throughout a period of time which is normally required to consume the entire beverage contents. The insulated drinking vessel also includes a removable/resealable lid comprising at least one integrated tamper-evident sealed content dispensing opening which, when breached, allows the beverage contents to be removed while the lid remains attached to the vessel..

Clip-in carrier package for beverage cans

A carrier package for securing and carrying a plurality of beverage cans includes a base for supporting the cans, a pair of opposed side walls flanking the cans and extending above the cans and a handle extending upwardly from an upper part of the side walls. The carrier package includes a plurality of apertures arranged in spaced-apart relation along each of the side walls and positioned adjacent to respective top portions of the cans to enable part of each top of each can to protrude through a corresponding aperture and a plurality of flaps each having a lower end defined by an upper edge of a corresponding aperture, the flaps being shaped and positioned to fit obliquely within respective upper rims of the cans to secure the cans with respect to the side walls while the tops of the cans protrude from the respective apertures..

Barrier laminate material with improved heat sealability and reduced flavor scalping

This disclosure provides new heat sealable, barrier laminate packaging structures used for beverage component pouches or cartridges, including new structures and chemical compositions of the pouch made to contain the beverage base, component, or component concentrate. These structures and compositions used for heat sealable, barrier laminate packaging balance good heat sealability with improved performance for flavor scalping, oxygen permeability, and/or undesirable moisture ingress or egress, which affect the stability and useful life of the pouch or cartridge and its contents..

A fastening device for compacted plastic bottles intended for recycling

A fastening belt for a recyclable, plastic, beverage bottle including: a length of flexible material affixed around a circumference of the bottle and positioned on a lower part of a body of the bottle; in a first partially compacted the material is disposed in a crease of a fold between the first and the second segments of the bottle; and in a second, compacted state, the material is configured to be passed over the neck of the bottle, thereby securing the first and second segments of the bottle in the compacted state folded over the third segment.. .

Gas/liquid infusion system with intelligent level management and adjustable absorption output

A system features a controller having a signal processor configured to: receive signaling containing information about a liquid level of a gas infused liquid in a liquid/gas infusion tank/vessel, one or more gas input characteristics of a gas provided to the liquid/gas infusion tank/vessel, and one or more liquid input characteristics of an incoming non-infused liquid provided to the liquid/gas infusion tank/vessel; and determine corresponding signaling containing information to control a pump that provides the incoming non-infused liquid to the infusion tank/vessel on demand each time a beverage is dispensed with the gas infused liquid from the liquid/gas infusion tank/vessel and to maintain a desired liquid level and target equilibrium gas pressure in the liquid/gas infusion tank/vessel at a given temperature.. .

Method of sterilizing beverage dispenser and beverage dispenser

A beverage dispenser (1) includes a cold water tank (20) for storing cold water (50), a carbonation tank (30) disposed with at least a bottom portion thereof being submerged in the cold water (50) in the cold water thank (20), the carbonation tank being configured to generate carbonated water (60) by adding carbon dioxide gas to the cold water (50) supplied from the cold water tank (20), a carbonated water outlet passage (35) for taking out the carbonated water (60) from the carbonation tank (30) and a heater (41) for heating the cold water (50) in the cold water tank (20). In order to sterilize the above beverage dispenser (1), the heater (41) is caused to heat the cold water (50) in the cold water tank (20) to a temperature higher than a predetermined temperature, thereby to sterilize the cold water tank (20) and the carbonation tank (30).

System, apparatus, and preparing a beverage cartridge

A system for beverage cartridge preparation allows users to self-select, fill, and seal single use cartridges with improved convenience and for long term storage. The system includes a cartridge handling system and a cartridge filling system operative relative to a cartridge to be filled.

Two-piece spill proof open cup

A two-piece spill proof open cup is disclosed comprising a container suitable for holding liquids, such as a beverage, and a lid. The container has a sidewall, a neck adjacent the sidewall and an opening defined by the neck.

Nutritional supplement powder

A nutritional supplement powder and method of supplementing the nutritional value of a food or beverage is provided. The nutritional supplement powder includes a protein system, vitamins, minerals, and fiber.

Compositions comprising medium chain triglycerides

Provided herein are compositions including medium chain triglycerides (mct), methods for the preparation therefore, and methods for the use thereof. Compositions may include, for example, mct, green coffee bean extract, and irvingia extract.

Beverage containing fruit juice of flavorful acidic citrus fruit

Provided is an easy-to-drink beverage that makes one perceive a characteristic flavor of flavorful acidic citrus fruits and in which an acid taste unique to flavorful acidic citrus fruit juice is moderately reduced. In the flavorful acidic citrus fruit juice-containing beverage having a fruit juice content of not less than 1% and not more than 30%, the ratio of the amount of narirutin to the total amount of naringin, hesperidin, eriocitrin, narirutin, neohesperidin, and rutin is adjusted to be in the range of 0.06 to 0.14..

Beverage containing fruit juice of flavorful acidic citrus fruit

Provided is a beverage with flavorful acidic citrus fruit-like qualities, which makes one perceive a sensation of fruit freshness and a characteristic flavor of flavorful acidic citrus fruits. In the flavorful acidic citrus fruit juice-containing beverage having a fruit juice content of not less than 1% and not more than 30%, the ratio of the amount of naringin to the total amount of naringin, hesperidin, eriocitrin, narirutin, neohesperidin, and rutin is adjusted to be in the range of 0.10 to 0.50..

Iron-fortified tea preparations

There is provided an iron-fortified tea preparation comprising dried tea; and a mixture of a chelator and iron adhered to the dried tea, optionally with an adhesive, the molar ratio of chelator:iron in the mixture being about 2:1 or greater. The iron-fortified tea preparation may be used to brew tea, may be mixed with unfortified tea prior to brewing, and may also be used as an additive to food or beverage products..

Blending evaluation device and blending device

A blending evaluation device includes: a communication interface that receives evaluations of a blended beverage in which a plurality of beverage raw materials are blended, each of the evaluations being made by a user who drank the blended beverage; a memory that stores the evaluations, each evaluation being associated with environmental information related to an environment in which the user drank the blended beverage; and a controller that performs statistical analysis of information on the evaluations, wherein the communication interface receives a condition that specifies the environmental information; the controller retrieves, from the memory, at least one evaluation associated with the environmental information specified by the condition, and performs statistical analysis of the retrieved at least one evaluation, and the communication interface transmits a result of the statistical analysis.. .
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Techniques and materials for calibrating optical sensors

A calibration material may be used to calibrate an optical sensor to help ensure that the optical sensor produces accurate measurements. In some examples, the calibration material may be used to calibrate both turbidity measurements made by an optical sensor and fluorometric measurements made by the same optical sensor.
Ecolab Usa Inc.

Food and beverage cooler system

A cooler for maintaining food, beverage containers and/or consumable liquids in a thermally managed state. The cooler generally includes a housing having one or more cavities, a cover to selectively close or open the cavities and a plurality of tie down notches within the exterior portion of the housing to receive an elongated fastener for tying down the cooler.
Nodak Coolers, Inc.

Casting recycled aluminum scrap

Techniques are disclosed for casting high-strength and highly formable metal products from recycled metal scrap without the addition of substantial or any amounts of primary aluminum. Additional alloying elements, such as magnesium, can be added to metal scrap, which can be cast and processed to produce a desirable metal coil at final gauge having desirable metallurgical and mechanical properties, such as high strength and formability.
Novelis Inc.

Glucoamylase blends

Methods are provided for saccharifying a starch substrate, comprising contacting the starch substrate with a glucoamylase consisting or comprising of the amino acid sequence of fusarium verticillioides glucoamylase (fv-ga) and further contacting the starch substrate with at least one additional glucoamylase. Additional methods are provided for saccharifying and fermenting a starch substrate to produce an end product, a biochemical end product and a fermentable beverage using a combination of fv-ga and at least one additional glucoamylase..
Danisco Us Inc.

Treating and preventing microbial infections

The invention provides methods for treating or preventing microbial (eg, bacterial) infections and means for performing these methods. In particular, treatment of infections requiring rapid and durable therapy is made possible, such as for treating acute conditions such as septicemia, sepsis, sirs or septic shock.
Snipr Biome Aps

Polycyclocarbonate compounds and polymers formed therefrom

Polycyclocarbonate compounds and upgraded molecular weight polymers made from such compounds are provided. The polymers have particular utility in coating compositions, especially for use on food and beverage contact substrates that are formed into or will be formed into containers or container components..
Swimc Llc

System and pressurizing a beverage container

A system and method is provided for electronically adjusting the pressure in a beverage container during regular use. The system includes a connector attachable to a tapping connector of the beverage container; a gas pump operably connected to the connector for supplying pressurized gas into the beverage container through the tapping connector; a pressure sensor operably connected to the beverage container for outputting a pressure signal corresponding to an internal pressure within the beverage container; a power supply; and a controller adapted to control the gas pump based on the internal pressure and a set point pressure to maintain the internal pressure at the set point pressure..

Beverage filling machine for filling cans having a heat exchange unit secured internally thereof with a liquid beverage

A rotary beverage filling machine for cans which have a heat exchange unit secured to the bottom thereof and extending into the can which includes a conveyor for transporting cans to be deposited on a pedestal which is adapted to move the can into contact with a sealing device surrounding a nozzle which is disposed within the open upper end of the can but is displaced from the heat exchange unit.. .
Joseph Company International, Inc.

Capsule, a system for preparing a potable beverage from such a capsule and use of such a capsule in a beverage preparation device

A capsule containing a substance for the preparation of a potable beverage. The capsule comprises an aluminum capsule body having a side wall and an outwardly extending flange and a sealing member at the outwardly extending flange for providing a fluid sealing contact with an enclosing member of a beverage preparation device.
Koninklijke Douwe Egberts B.v.

Drink container identification apparatus

A drink container identification apparatus for a consumer to identify a beverage is described herein. Certain embodiments of such drink containers provide an apparatus for allowing standard product labeling to be utilized, without complicating or altering the existing manufacturing process.

Structured shake sleeve

This disclosure relates to a structured shake sleeve that goes around a beverage container, wherein the beverage container is used for the storing, mixing or blending of liquids for consumption, and wherein the unique design of the sleeve improves the texture and flavor of the liquid blended within beverage contained around which the sleeve is placed.. .

Food and beverage preparation sequence recording and playback

The present disclosure relates to the operation of a kitchen appliance (100). A processor (122) receives (220) a stored sequence of user settings and at least one recorded parameter, and applies (226) the stored sequence of user settings to the kitchen appliance.
Breville Pty Limited

Group for supplying hot water for a machine for making espresso coffee or the like and associated machine

A group (6) for supplying hot water in a machine for preparing and dispensing a beverage, for example espresso coffee, comprising: a water accumulation chamber (14) with an inlet (11) for receiving water and an outlet (12); and a heating path (9, 13). The heating path comprises an inlet for receiving water from the outlet (12) of the accumulation chamber (14) and an outlet (15) for dispensing heated water into a brewing chamber (16) for preparing a beverage.
La Marzocco S.r.l.

Beverage dispensing machine

Machines, devices, and methods for generating and dispensing mixed beverages are disclosed. An exemplary beverage machine includes a liquid storage container, an additive ingredient chamber, a mixing chamber, a piston for providing fluid movement into and/or out of the mixing chamber, and a cooling system.

Beverage preparation machine with single motor actuation

The present invention concerns a brewing unit (5) for a beverage preparation machine (1), having several automated functionalities actuated by one single motor (16). The invention also concerns a beverage preparation machine comprising such an automated brewing unit..
Nestec S.a.

Device for emulsifying a milk-based beverage for coffee machines

The device for emulsifying a milk-based beverage for coffee machines comprising, operatively associated with one another, a main steam connector (2) for connecting to the coffee machine (3), an intake tube (5) for drawing milk from a milk container (4), a mixing body (6), a steam connector (7) with a reducing hole (8) placed between said mixing body (6) and said main connector (2), a mixing element (9) and a stabilizing element (10) associated with the mixing body (6), the main steam connector (2) comprising a first safety means (11) for the safe connection thereof to said coffee machine and second safety means (12) for the limited rotation of the head of the head (13) of the main connector (2) so as to direct the emulsified beverage into a container (14).. .
De'longhi Appliances S.r.l.

Adjustable indoor/outdoor beverage holder

A multiple-piece adjustable beverage holder, capable of accommodating numerous types and quantities of beverages simultaneously with ground penetration capability or insertion into a pedestal. The purpose of this invention is to provide the user a stable hands-free, lightweight, portable, product that keeps their beverage closer to the user at various heights.

Stevia composition

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

Calcium reducing agents and methods

The present disclosure relates to agents and methods for reducing calcium in beverages, in particular alcoholic and fermented beverages such as wine, beer, lager, ale, cider and perry. The agent comprises a pectin in a powder form or a salt thereof..
Danstar Ferment Ag

Coating compositions for packaging articles such as food and beverage containers

A method of forming a coating on a food or beverage container, which includes spraying a coating composition onto an interior surface of the food or beverage container, where the coating composition includes an emulsion-polymerized latex copolymer having copolymer chains of one or more mono-unsaturated monomers that are cross-linked with one or more multi-unsaturated monomers. The method also includes heating the sprayed coating composition to cure the coating composition, thereby providing the coating on the interior surface of the food or beverage container..
Valspar Sourcing, Inc.

Wireless control system for dispensing beverages from a bottle

A pour spout, for attaching to a bottle, has a first wireless transceiver and a valve for selectively controlling flow of a beverage from the bottle. A server interface, adapted to be carried by a person who serves beverages, has a second wireless transceiver.
Berg Company, Llc

Multipack beverage container insulation system.

An insulation system for beverage containers comprising: an inner container surrounding a plurality of cylindrical beverage containers contained in an inner container; a handle included in an inner container top panel; an outer container having a cavity defined in the outer container for receiving the inner container; a pair of lateral spacers disposed lengthwise along corresponding inner upper corners of the out container; an airspace defined between an inner container side panel and an external container side panel having a polygon cross-section; and, a handle access opening centrally defined in an outer container top panel allowing access to the handle of the inner container so that the beverage containers, inner container and out container can be transported using the handle wherein the width of the handle access opening is about one third the length of the outer panel top opening.. .
Kanga, Llc

Stirrer comprising a sealed package which holds therein a liquid

There is provided a pack (10) in the form of a stirrer for a hot or cold beverage. The stirrer comprises first and second films (13, 14) sealingly connected around a periphery to enclose a volume in which is disposed a liquid.
Meta4sys Limited

Beverage container lid

A lid for sealing a tumbler or other type of beverage container. The lid features a cover and a sidewall, as well as a resilient drink opening plug that is removably tethered to the cover.
Blackbird Products Group, Llc

Portable cooling assembly

A portable cooling assembly for separating food and beverages from ice includes a shell that has a top, which is open. A lid is reversibly couplable to the shell to close the top.

Cart use

An apparatus and methods for a convertible service and recycling cart for food and beverage service and waste sorting, compaction and storage are disclosed. An example cart apparatus includes a base, a first sidewall and a second sidewall each coupled to the base and a top support coupled to the first sidewall and the second sidewall.
The Boeing Company

Supplemental health beverage and method

A beverage for supplemental health; the beverage for supplemental health includes adaptogen herb tinctures, at least one flavoring agent, vitamins, minerals, at least one preservative and carbonated water. The beverage for supplemental health is useful for improving the overall health and wellness of an individual.

Methods for improving the gastrointestinal tolerance of food and beverage products comprising sweet, low-digestible carbohydrates

The present invention relates to methods for improving the gastrointestinal tolerance of food and beverage products comprising sweet, low-digestible carbohydrates, and the use of one or more of d-glucose, fiber and protein for improving the gastrointestinal tolerance of food and beverage products comprising sweet, low-digestible carbohydrates.. .
Tate & Lyle Ingredients Americas Llc

Methods, systems and promoting the pourability of semi-frozen and semi-fluidic beverages from beverage containers

A beverage container for a blender includes one or more vibrating mechanisms coupled to a bottom portion of the beverage container or integrated within one or more walls of the beverage container. After a beverage has been blended, the one or more vibrating mechanisms are activated as the beverage is being poured.

Beverage heating system

A beverage heating system is provided. The beverage heating system includes a container for storing a beverage within an interior volume.

Beverage maker

A beverage maker includes a body and a cover movably attached to the body. The body includes therein (among other components), a hot liquid generator (hlg) having a tank, an inlet for receiving liquid into the tank and an outlet, at least one heater in thermal communication with the liquid in the hlg tank, and a discharge port in fluid communication with the outlet of the hlg for discharge of the liquid.
Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc.

Automated fluid injection head for beverage preparation device

The invention relates to a head assembly for a beverage preparation device for preparing a nutritional composition upon interaction of ingredients provided in a capsule with liquid supplied to the capsule, the assembly comprising capsule opening means (10) which are adapted to interact with an injection face of the capsule, the opening means comprising a liquid injection means (1) for injection of liquid into the capsule and a gas injection means (2) for injecting of gas into the capsule, activation means (20) designed for interacting with the opening means and for moving the liquid injection means and the gas injection means with respect to the injection face of the capsule. The head assembly also comprises a drive unit (70) for driving the activation means (20) and the activation means comprises a driving gear (20b) adapted to be driven in rotational movement by the drive unit (70) for sequentially moving the liquid injection means (1) and gas injection means (2)..
Nestec S.a.

Removal of a capsule from a capsule holder

A capsule processing machine (1) for preparing a beverage from a capsule (5) having a body (50) containing an ingredient and a peripherally projecting flange (51) comprises: a capsule holder (10) with an upwardly oriented mouth (12) for receiving the capsule (5) via the mouth (12) so that the capsule flange (51) extends generally in parallel to the mouth (12); a capsule transfer device (30) having a capsule guide (31) for guiding the capsule (5) from the capsule holder (10) to a used-capsule evacuation area (40). The capsule guide (31) comprises a pair of facing slides (311, 312) having each a holding section (311a, 312a) configured to hold the capsule (5) between the slides (311, 312) under the flange (51) and hold the capsule (5) above the capsule holder (10).
Nestec S.a.

Coffee maker with multiple brewing methods

A brewing device includes a base portion with a support surface. A carafe is configured to be selectively supported on the support surface.
Whirlpool Corporation

System and preparing and storing a cold beverage

A cold water extraction system and method for preparing a beverage includes a cold water extraction chamber for brewing a beverage; an insulated beverage storage chamber for storing the beverage brewed in the cold water extraction chamber; a drip band for controlling flow of liquid between the cold water extraction chamber and the beverage storage chamber and a sealing cap configured to seal the beverage storage chamber.. .

Bar mat holder with insertable container holder

An apparatus for securely holding beverage containers comprising a base mat holder having a base, a first vertical sidewall and a second vertical sidewall, the first vertical sidewall and the second vertical sidewall defining a region for placement of a base mat for protection of a base portion of a beverage container, and at least one container-holder for receiving and securely holding the beverage container, the at least one container-holder having a first sidewall and a second sidewall, the first sidewall and the second sidewall being on opposing sides of the at least one container-holder, each sidewall having at least one extension arm extending horizontally from each of the opposing sides of the at least one container-holder, the at least one container-holder slidably inserted onto the base mat holder.. .

Beverage container with non-manual lid operation

A lid assembly configured to close an opening in a vessel holding a liquid. The lid assembly includes a drinking port, plunger member, and drive assembly.
Pacific Market International, Llc

Steviol glycoside sweeteners with improved flavor profiles

Steviol glycoside compositions comprising certain proportions of rebaudioside d, rebaudioside m, rebaudioside a, rebaudioside n, rebaudioside o, and rebaudioside e are provided. Sweetener compositions comprising the steviol glycoside compositions and additional substances are also provided.
Purecircle Sdn Bhd

Compositions and methods for producing high purity filter aids

A filter aid may include acid-washed diatomaceous earth having high purity, and perlite. A method of making a high purity filter aid may include acid washing diatomaceous earth to reduce the h in the diatomaceous earth, and combining the acid-washed diatomaceous earth with high purity perlite to obtain to obtain a high purity filter aid.
Imerys Filtration Minerals, Inc.

Powdered beverage composition

The invention relates to a reduced sugar powdered beverage composition.. .
Nestec S.a.

Humidification and dehumidification process and chilling beverages and other food products and process of manufacture

A novel self-cooling food product container apparatus and a process for manufacturing the same is disclosed. A self-cooling food product container combined with a substantive vapor transport system producing a humidification cooling process for cooling food and beverage products.

Coating compositions for aluminum beverage cans and methods of coating same

A coating composition for a food or beverage can that includes an emulsion polymerized latex polymer formed by combining an ethylenically unsaturated monomer component with an aqueous dispersion of a water-dispersible polymer.. .

Drip catcher apparatus and method

An apparatus and method for collecting drips from a spout on a beverage dispenser has a table top base that is held in place by the weight of a beverage dispenser. The table top base supports a drip catch reservoir, and drips hit a back plate with guides before washing into the drip catch reservoir.

System for dispensing beverage

A system for dispensing beverage, particularly cask ale, the system comprising: a pump configured for drawing cask ale by suction from a supply into a pump inlet and delivering cask ale from a pump outlet under sustained pressure; a flow regulator having an inlet for receiving cask ale under sustained pressure from the pump outlet, and a flow regulator outlet for delivering cask ale under a dispense pressure; and a dispense conduit for receiving cask ale under dispense pressure from the flow regulator outlet and turbulating and dispensing cask ale via the dispense outlet. Dispense methods and a valve nozzle are also described..

Beverage dispenser

The disclosure concerns a liquid dispensing system having a handheld liquid dispense device with a body portion and a dispensing head. The dispensing system includes an ingredient system located remotely from the handheld liquid dispense device, piping extending from the ingredient system to the handheld liquid dispense device, the ingredient system having a plurality of beverage ingredient sources and configured to supply beverage ingredients to the piping for the dispensing of a beverage from the handheld liquid dispense device.

Capsule, preparing a beverage

In a capsule containing a substance constituted by a mass of loose, solid particles, for the preparation of a potable beverage by extracting and/or dissolving the substance by means of supplying a fluid under pressure into the capsule, a screen, permeable to water and impermeable to a predominant portion of particles of the substance is positioned between the substance and the bottom. The screen is attached to the capsule body along attachment zones spaced from the center and circumferentially spaced from each other.

Use of a packing unit

Use of a packaging unit having an encompassing wall and possibly a base, wherein the pack is designed substantially in the form of a cylinder, truncated cone, sphere, hemisphere, cartridge, pyramid or in some other way and, possibly together with the base, forms a cup, wherein the pack is used for packaging foods, for example beverage ingredients, medicine, tonics, food supplements and/or foods in liquid, pasty or solid form.. .

Beverage container

A double-walled insulated container including an outer member being formed of a metal material and comprising a substantially tubular sidewall having a first end to engage a first lid assembly and a second end comprising a recess to receive therein a second lid assembly, an inner member being formed of a metal material and including a substantially annular sidewall defining a receptacle having a first end and a second end, and a ledge formed in the sidewall between the first end and the second end and extending completely around and from the sidewall into the receptacle to define an upper portion of the receptacle to receive a beverage container supported by the ledge and a lower portion of the receptacle to receive a thermal transfer material, and an insulating member being formed of a metal material and disposed in an annular space defined between the sidewalls of the outer and inner members.. .

Adjustable insulated receptacle for beverage containers

An adjustable insulated receptacle comprising an upstanding wall that surrounds and defines a cavity of the receptacle which is sized and shaped to receive a beverage container. The receptacle further includes a base closing a lower end of the cavity, a rim surrounding an upper end of the cavity, and a vertical slot that is contiguous with the rim, has a lowermost extent adjacent the base, and has opposing edges between the rim and the lowermost extent.

Device for preserving beverages

A closure element for liquid containers, in particular bottles, includes a stopper engaging the opening of the liquid container (e.g., a neck of a bottle) and a cap (5) covering the edge of the neck opening, the stopper including an inlet channel passing therethrough and optionally an outlet channel, the inlet channel and optionally the outlet channel (42) are respectively provided with an inlet valve or outlet valve, which may be a pressure relief valve (21).. .

Solar jar lid

A solar jar lid having a solar unit and having a support housing that supports the solar unit, and wherein the solar unit has a light emitting diode. The support housing has an internal thread such that it can be threaded to ajar and defines an opening for receiving a straw.

Airflow cooling lid

An airflow cooling lid for hot beverage containers enables the user to cool down the beverage in the container by blowing outside air across the surface of the beverage without removal of the lid. The airflow cooling lid includes a circular cover snuggly placed over a hot beverage container having a mounting rim, a surface portion, a sipping portal in form of an opening for consuming the beverage, an airflow opening to be used as either the intake or exhaust portal for the air drawn over the surface of the beverage, and a pinhole vent opening for allowing outside air into the container and pressure release in the event both portals are plugged.

Lid for a beverage container

A lid for a beverage container is provided. The lid comprises a top side (3), an underside (5) and a flange portion (7) for connecting the lid to the container.

Structural arrangement applied to a bottle cap

The present utility model related to a structural arrangement applied to a bottle cap, belonging to the technical sector of general packaging accessories, and specifically to a cap for bottles containing beverages, such as beer, water, soft drinks or any other beverage that is packaged in a bottle, that provides very advantageous practical, safe and functional results. The present utility model patent comprises a metal cap (1) provided with an l-shaped lever/handle (2) in which the smaller segment (21) and the extremity of the larger segment (22), which is close to the vertex, are attached to the upper face and to the peripheral wall of the cap (1) by welding, gluing, pinning or any other attachment means, the lightly grooved vertical larger segment (22) forming the “handle” having a ring-pull (23) at the extremity of same.

Sealable multi-positional can lid

An improved multi-positional lid for a beverage can includes an outer layer and an inner layer, one of which is rotatable around a central point, thus providing various changeable modes for the can. One mode enables the user to drink the beverage through an opening designed for a straw, a second mode provides a larger opening designed for direct consumption, and a third mode enables closure of the lid to protect the contents inside.

Vehicle cup holder assembly with photoluminescent accessory for increasing the number of available cup holders

A vehicle cup holder assembly is provided herein. A receptacle is assembled to a vehicle console and a light source is coupled to the receptacle.

Liquid diffusing filter

A liquid-diffusing filter which can aerate a liquid by diffusing it and thus exposing it to air to oxygenate the liquid. The user can pour a liquid through the device and it comes out diffused.

Aqueous drug delivery system

Novel water stable pharmaceutical compositions, their liquid form oral pharmaceutical compositions and kits thereof, rehydration beverages containing these water stable pharmaceutical compositions methods of manufacture and methods of use thereof are disclosed. The novel aqueous delivery systems are useful, inter alia, as alternative pharmaceutical dosing agents to tablets, capsules and other forms of delivering medication to a mammalian host in need thereof..

Sanitary wipe use on a beverage can

An improved sanitary wipe apparatus, a sterile, naturally sanitizing wipe adapted to be stored within a dispenser box and removed one-by-one for use by a person to remove anti-microbial agents from a top drinking surface of a beverage can before drinking therefrom.. .

Brewing preparing a hot beverage

In a method and an associated brewing apparatus for preparing a hot beverage, in particular a coffee beverage, a quantity of a flavoring source, in particular coffee powder, is introduced into a brewing chamber and then, in a brewing operation, a predeterminable overall quantity of brewing water is passed through the brewing chamber under pressure, in order to enhance the taste quality of the freshly brewed coffee beverages or at least to increase the consistency of the taste. During the brewing operation, a value for the volume flow of the brewing water upstream or downstream of the brewing chamber, and/or for the quantity of the brewing water which has already been passed through, or is still to be passed through, is determined continuously, or at least a number of times, and a controllable backpressure valve downstream of the brewing chamber is activated in accordance with the value determined.

Automatic beverage maker

An automatic beverage system for producing a hot flavored beverage. The system includes a base unit having a water reservoir, a control system for heating liquid from the reservoir, a cartridge arm having a water injector and a cartridge holder, a pump and tubing system connecting the water reservoir to the cartridge holder and used to move water, the control system housed within the base unit and coupled to the heating element and pump to control temperature and movement of the liquid from the reservoir to the cartridge holder, and a container base positioned in an area adjacent the base unit and below the cartridge holder.

Apparatus for producing a beverage from a capsule

An apparatus for preparing a beverage from capsules, including a liquid supply system (12) comprising a water reservoir (14) and a pump (16), an extraction block (8) comprising an injection block (9) including an injector head (28) and a housing (40), and an extraction mechanism (6) comprising a capsule holder (10) configured to receive a capsule. The injector head comprises an injection plate (27) having plurality of inlet injectors (34) with internal liquid channels (37) configured to pierce through a lid (30) of a capsule (26).

Beverage brewing and dispenser apparatus

A method and apparatus for simultaneous brewing and beverage dispensing, in which a brew basket is positionable in a beverage dispenser to permit brewing. The brew basket includes a novel shape that permits it to take advantage of current beverage dispenser configurations to ease the brewing process..

Sweetening compositions

This disclosure provides aqueous steviol glycoside compositions as well as syrups and beverages comprising these compositions. In certain embodiments, the aqueous steviol glycoside composition comprises water and a sweetening composition, wherein the sweetening composition is solubilized in the water and comprises a stevioside composition and rebaudioside d..

Taste-modifying ingredient

Use of 7-[4,5-dihydroxy-6-(hydroxymethyl)-3-(3,4,5-trihydroxy-6-methyloxan-2-yl) oxyoxan-2-yl]oxy-5-hydroxy-2-(4-hydroxyphenyl)chromen-4-one (rhoifolin) as a taste modifying ingredient in order to reduce bitterness and/or increase sweetness of a foodstuff or beverage.. .

Free-flowing edible composition, a foodstuff comprising it, methods employing it and a making the composition

The present disclosure relates to a free-flowing composition having controllable properties of bulk density, particle morphology, flowability and shakeability suitable, for example, for use on or in a foodstuff or a beverage. The composition includes a blend of: (i) a plurality of substantially discrete composite particles, each composite particle comprising a core of a first edible material provided with a discontinuous surface coating formed from a first plurality of non-uniformly sized particles of a second edible material; and (ii) a second plurality of non-uniformly sized particles of said second edible material.
Klemm+sohn Gmbh & Co. Kg

Pod dispenser

A dispenser (1) of pods (2) for the production of brewed beverages; the dispenser (1) is equipped with a magazine (4) for holding pods (2) arranged in random order, a belt conveyor (9) designed to extract the pods (2) one by one from the storage compartment (4) to feed then to an outlet (16) in a feed direction (15), and an agitator device (10), which cooperates with the conveyor (9) to move pods (2) away from the conveyor (9) and is defined by a rotor having a hub (24), which is rotationally mounted about an axis (25) transversal to the feed direction (15) to rotate in the opposite direction to the belt conveyor (9), and blades (26), which, during rotation, define with the belt conveyor (9) and upstream of the outlet (16), a gap (28) designed to allow pods (2) lying flat on the belt (11) of the conveyor (9) to reach the outlet (16).. .
Evoca S.p.a.

System and process for managing preparation and packaging of food and/or beverage products for a precise delivery time

The disclosure relates to a computer-based system for managing just-in-time preparation and delivery of food products. In the system, customers can build, place, and pay for their order.
Nourish Technology Inc.

Systems and methods for facilitating purchase using merchandise holder

A merchandise holder, e.g., a drink coaster or a food placemat, is used to facilitate the purchase of food or beverage placed on the holder. A customer may use a mobile device to scan a qr code on a merchandise holder to purchase a beverage.
Paypal, Inc.

System and impurity detection in beverage grade gases

A system and method for determining impurities in a beverage grade gas such as co2 or n2 relies on a coupling of ftir analysis and uv fluorescence detection. Conversion of reduced sulphur present in some impurities to so2 can be conducted using a furnace.
Max Analytical Technologies, Inc.

Heat exchanger including fins with surface having bactericidal activity, metallic member with surface having bactericidal activity, inhibiting mold growth and sterilization method both using surface of fins of heat exchanger or surface of metallic member, and electrical water boiler, beverage supplier, and lunch box lid all including metallic member

A heat exchanger includes a fin, the fin including a metal base and a porous anodized layer formed on the metal base. A surface of the porous anodized layer has a submicron-order uneven structure, the uneven structure including a plurality of recessed portions whose two-dimensional size viewed in a normal direction of the surface is more than 100 nm and less than 500 nm..
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

Cooler apparatus, system and method

The present disclosure provides a beverage chilling system including a chilling receptacle subsystem for chilling a beverage container during use by an individual. The beverage chilling system may include a thermoelectric cooling module having a cold surface in direct thermal communication with a cold side heat sink forming a receptacle to receive the beverage container, and a hot surface in direct thermal communication with a hot side heat sink that may be liquid-cooled..

Hard surface cleaning compositions comprising phosphinosuccinic acid adducts and methods of use

Methods employing detergent compositions effective for reducing hard water scale and accumulation on hard surfaces, namely within food, beverage and pharmaceutical applications are disclosed. The detergent compositions employ phosphinosuccinic acid adducts in combination with an alkalinity source and optionally polymers, surfactants and/or oxidizers, providing alkaline compositions having a ph between about 10 and 13.5..
Ecolab Usa Inc.

Beverage dispensing

Among other things, beverages are dispensed from one or more beverage dispensers based on selections made by users. Information about the dispensing of the beverages is sent to a central server where it is used to manage a variety of functions including replacement of depleted supplies of components.
Hydration Labs, Inc.

Beverage dispensing

Among other things, beverages are dispensed from one or more beverage dispensers based on selections made by users. Information about the dispensing of the beverages is sent to a central server where it is used to manage a variety of functions including replacement of depleted supplies of components.
Hydration Labs, Inc.

Beverage dispensing

Among other things, beverages are dispensed from one or more beverage dispensers based on selections made by users. Information about the dispensing of the beverages is sent to a central server where it is used to manage a variety of functions including replacement of depleted supplies of components.
Hydration Labs, Inc.

Beverage dispensing

Among other things, beverages are dispensed from one or more beverage dispensers based on selections made by users. Information about the dispensing of the beverages is sent to a central server where it is used to manage a variety of functions including replacement of depleted supplies of components.
Hydration Labs, Inc.

Beverage lid apparatuses for directing scent to a user

Beverage lid apparatuses for directing scent to a user are provided. In some embodiments, a beverage lid apparatus can be configured to attach to a beverage container and, by way of a drinking aperture on the lid, direct the scent of a beverage in the beverage container to the nose of a user when the user drinks from the drinking aperture.

Closure

The present disclosure relates to a closure, especially a closure for packages for liquids such as beverages. In particular the invention relates to a closure for containers for carbonated liquids such as soft drinks.
Creanova Universal Closures, Ltd.

Modularized beverage holder for actively cooling beverages and performing the same

The technology disclosed relates to modularized beverage holder for actively cooling beverages. The modularized beverage holder includes a sleeve shaped beverage container receiver having a unibody construction comprising an insulating material, an interior opening adapted to receive beverage containers of varying sizes and materials, a bottom portion adapted to receive and provide support for beverage containers inserted into the interior opening of the sleeve shaped beverage container receiver, and a sidewall including an interior surface, an exterior surface and one or more via holes.
Legacy Us, Llc

Filter device for a beverage and/or ice dispenser unit of a household cooling appliance and household appliance having a filter device

A filter device for a beverage and/or ice dispenser unit of a household cooling appliance includes a cartridge head which is specifically pivotable. A household cooling appliance with a filter device is also provided..
Bsh Hausgeraete Gmbh

Self-contained beverage unit for transporting and creating a mixed beverage

A self-contained unit that stores, or contains, one or more ingredients required for a mixed drink. The self-contained unit allows for storing fluids and has multiple parts for storing individual components or ingredients associated with a mixed drink, which, when mixed together, provide a predetermined, blended liquid beverage.

Method for heating water in a machine for making and dispensing drinks

A method for heating water in a machine for making and dispensing beverages, the machine having a device with at least one heating metallic duct and a winding of electromagnetic induction. The device is part of a heating and feeding assembly wherein, by a logical unit, a method is carried out which, for every beverage type the machine can dispense, the temperature of heated water is brought to a specific temperature value that can be selected by the user..
Rheavendors Services S.p.a.

Single serve capsule, producing a single serve capsule, producing a beverage

The invention relate to a single serve capsule (1) for producing a beverage in a beverage preparation machine (10), said capsule having an essentially frustoconical or cylindrical capsule base body (2) which has a cavity (3) for receiving a raw beverage material, and a membrane (4) sealing she cavity (3), said capsule base body (2) has a capsule base (5). A central area of weakness (6) having a reduced material thickness is formed in the capsule base (5) which can be perforated by perforation means (11) of the leverage preparation machine (10)..
K-fee System Gmbh

Cold cup sleeve

A sleeve for being positioned about the outside surface of a container, such as a beverage container or cup, for absorbing or collecting condensate disposed on the outside surface of the container to inhibit condensate from pooling at the base of the container, as well as to keep condensate from coming into contact with a user. In one form, the sleeve is configured to absorb the condensate with an absorbent material.
Lbp Manufacturing Llc

Tooth cleaning devices and processes for using same

The present invention relates to tooth cleaning devices that are designed for portable, discrete use to improve dental hygiene as well as cosmetic appearance of teeth. For example, discrete cleaning of the teeth after drinking dark-colored beverages in social settings wherein conventional teeth cleaning devices are unavailable or inconvenient.

High-protein beverages comprising whey protein

Disclosed are aqueous compositions comprising at least about 7.5 percent whey protein, the whey protein being intact whey protein, whey peptides, or a combination thereof. Also disclosed is a method for formulating aqueous compositions comprising at least about 7.5 percent whey protein..

Iron-fortified food composition

A composition for fortifying food and/or beverages comprising a complex of fe(iii), phytic acid and an amino compound selected from the group consisting of ammonium hydroxide; ammonium carbonate; ammonium phosphate dibasic; ammonium sodium phosphate dibasic and triammonium phosphate.. .
Nestec S.a.

Stevia-containing food and beverage compositions

The present invention provides food or beverage compositions, such as yoghurts puddings, fruit preparations or lemonades, which comprise (a) one or more steviol glycosides as sweetening agents, and (b) yeast extract or yeast autolysate. The invention also provides a sweetening composition comprising (a) one or more steviol glycosides, and (b) yeast extract or yeast autolysate.
Ohly Gmbh

Sweetener compositions and foods, beverages, and consumable products made thereof

Provided herein are compositions with enhanced sweetness per weight when compared to the sweetener carbohydrate or sweetener polyol component thereof, and methods for the preparation thereof.. .
Douxmatok Ltd

Brewing system

A cold brewing coffee device that produces coffee without any suspended solids in the product. The devices uses a false bottom in the initial tank to hold the coffee beans and water is pumped between the initial tank and a second tank.

Brewing system

A cold brewing coffee device that produces coffee without any suspended solids in the product. The devices uses a false bottom in the initial tank to hold the coffee beans and water is pumped between the initial tank and a second tank.

Beverage lid that attaches to food container

A container lid is disclosed that accepts a snap-on container. The lid includes a continuous outer coupling trough for attachment to the open top of a beverage container where the trough circumscribes a footprint of the container lid.
Innovaplant Zierpflanzen Gmbh & Co. Kg

Method of placing orders in a defined area

Disclosed is a method of ordering food and beverages at a sports stadium, concert, or the like event. The method utilizes smart phone or the like technology, wherein an assigned wi-fi connection is provided within the stadium.

Fridgechest - refrigerator-style ice chest/cooler

An ice chest/cooler with a hinged wall door that opens to a multi drawer compartment for food and beverage storage. The other compartment of the ice chest-cooler is for ice storage and is accessed through one of two top lids.

Stevia extracts enriched in rebaudioside d, e, n and/or o and process for the preparation thereof

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..
Purecircle Usa Inc.

Anti-dripping system

Anti-dripping system for a beverage dispensing device (100), the device comprising a container compartment (20) where a fluid (1) is stored, an air entry (13) through which air can be provided into the device (100) and a processing compartment (10) where fluid optionally together with air is pumped and possibly foamed, the processing compartment (10) comprising a pumping element (11) for pumping fluid and possibly air and a foaming element (12) for foaming fluid and air; the pumping element (11) comprising two moveable parts with respect to each other arranged in such a way that their relative movement in a certain direction pumps fluid by suction from the container compartment (20) and optionally also air from the air entry (13) respectively into the processing compartment (10); the foaming element (12) comprising at least a movable part and a static part movable with respect to each other, said parts driving the fluid optionally together with air through a gap (123) providing a certain level of shear stress which allows mixing and/or foaming, the pumping element (11) being configured to reverse the direction of the relative movement of the moveable parts after each dispensing operation so that any remaining fluid not dispensed is sent back to the container compartment (20) thus avoiding dripping.. .
Nestec S.a.

Integrated alcoholic beverage fresh-keeping barrel system

An integrated alcoholic beverage fresh-keeping barrel system, comprising a housing, and an inner container, wherein the inner container is divided into two layers, and comprises a gas storage tank located at the upper layer for storing gas and an alcoholic beverage barrel located at the lower layer for storing a liquid beverage; the gas storage tank and the alcoholic beverage barrel are coaxially arranged one above the other; a gas channel that can be opened and closed is provided between the gas storage tank and the alcoholic beverage barrel; the alcoholic beverage barrel is provided with a liquid outlet end and an outflow liquid channel for opening and closing the liquid outlet end; a control system is provided above the gas storage tank; the control system controls the opening and closing of the gas channel, and performs linkage control on the opening and closing of the outflow liquid channel.. .
Ningbo Master Draft Beer Keg Equipment Co., Limited

Disposable capsule for machines for the dispensing of infused beverages

A disposable capsule useful in beverage machines is disclosed. The capsule includes a cup-shaped, hollow body which holds a dose of product.
Imper S.p.a.

Lid for a beverage cup including a snack storage reservoir

A lid for a beverage cup includes: (a) a radial collar configured to engage with a rim of a drinking cup mouth, having an inner radial surface and an outer radial surface; (b) an outer reservoir wall extending axially upward from the outer surface of the radial collar and enclosing a reservoir chamber above the radial collar, and including an upper rim; (c) a reservoir floor extending radially inward from an upper end of the inner surface of the radial collar and substantially closing the reservoir chamber from below the reservoir floor, the floor including a fluid path opening providing at least part of a fluid path extending upward through the reservoir chamber, the fluid path opening being positioned along a first diametrical line extending through the reservoir chamber; (d) an inner wall separating the fluid path from the reservoir chamber substantially in the shape of an upside-down funnel extending upward from the floor, having a minor diameter extending above a vertical level of the upper rim of the outer reservoir wall to form a spout; and (e) a cap connected to the upper rim of the outer wall with a first living hinge and including a first segment with a hole adapted to receive the spout.. .
Crazy Minds, Llc

Individual beverage bottle accessory

An individual bottle accessory is taught, namely, a mechanism to secure a cup to the bottle such that an otherwise ordinary cup adapts and screws onto existing beverage containers that can be used to share the beverage or just be able to drink from a cup rather than directly from the bottle wherein, existing bottles can be utilized with very little, if any, extra footprint and minimal retooling.. .
Shark Toolers, A Dba Of Stathis & Liebesfeld, Llc

Liquid inline mixing and gas infusion system

A beverage dispensing system includes an infusion unit and a dispensing station. The infusion unit is to mix a liquid beverage product and a gas to produce a gas-infused liquid beverage product.
Joyride Coffee Distributors, Llc

Beverage dispenser system with integrated carbonator

A chilling reservoir for providing in-line carbonation in a beverage dispenser includes a housing having a first beverage material pathway extending therethrough. The first beverage material pathway may have a flow inlet arrangement and a flow outlet arrangement.
The Coca-cola Company

Appliance for foaming beverage or foodstuff

A stator operable to generate a rotating magnetic field for an electrical rotating machine, the stator comprising at least one circuit board with electrically conductive portions formed thereon, the electrically conductive portions connected with a multiphase configuration, wherein a phase comprises: on a first face of the circuit board(s) electrically conductive portions arranged as a plurality of elements, an element comprising a radially extending radial portion having: connected at a proximal end thereof a proximal portion, the proximal portion extending therefrom with a directional component in a first angular direction; and connected at a distal end thereof a distal portion, the distal portion extending therefrom with a directional component in a second opposed angular direction, whereby proximal and distal are defined relative the centre of rotation of the magnetic field and said angular direction is defined about said centre of rotation; and on a second face of the circuit board(s) electrically conductive portions comprising corresponding elements, whereby the proximal portion extends with a directional component in the second opposed angular direction and the distal portion extends with a directional component in the first angular direction.. .
Nestec S.a.

Device and preparing a beverage, in particular for preparing a protein-containing mixed beverage

The invention relates to a device (1) for preparing a beverage, in particular for preparing a protein-containing mixed beverage, having the following: a mixing device (100); at least one first container (200) for storing a pourable substrate (210); at least one first supply device (220) which is provided for supplying the pourable substrate (210) out of one of the first containers (200) to the mixing device (100); at least one second container (300) for storing an at least substantially liquid substrate (310); at least one second supply device (320) which is provided for supplying the at least substantially liquid substrate (310) from one of the second containers (300) to the mixing device (100); a third supply device (420) which is provided for supplying a carrier liquid (410) to the mixing device (100); and a dispensing device (500) which is provided for dispensing the beverage into a container (600), in particular a container which can be removed from the device (1). The mixing device (100) is provided for mixing the pourable substrate (210) and the at least substantially liquid substrate (310) with the carrier liquid (410) so as to form a beverage, in particular an at least substantially homogeneous beverage, and to dispense the beverage to the dispensing device (500).
Hachenberger & Ratzow Gbr

Apparel with pocket

An article of apparel comprises a front panel, a pouch attached to the front panel, and a thermally-insulating pocket configured to retain a beverage container disposed between the pouch and the front panel. The pocket comprises a second end opposite a first end and a body joining the first and second ends.
Huzu, Llc

Probiotic beverages containing cannabinodiol

Disclosed herein are probiotic beverages containing cannabinodiol. The beverages disclosed herein may be formulated as yogurt drinks, for example, and contain live, active cultures of probiotic microorganisms.

Food and beverage compositions infused with lipophilic active agents and methods of use thereof

Aspects described herein relate to food and beverage compositions infused with lipophilic active agents and methods of use for the treatment of a variety of disorders. More particularly, aspects described herein relate to food and beverage compositions infused with lipophilic active agents such as cannabinoids, nicotine, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatories (nsaids), and vitamins, that provide enhanced bioavailability of the lipophilic active agents in a subject, and that mask unpleasant tastes of lipophilic active agents..
Poviva Tea, Llc

Food and beverage compositions infused with lipophilic active agents and methods of use thereof

Aspects described herein relate to food and beverage compositions infused with lipophilic active agents and methods of use for the treatment of a variety of disorders. More particularly, aspects described herein relate to food and beverage compositions infused with lipophilic active agents such as cannabinoids, nicotine, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatories (nsaids), and vitamins, that provide enhanced bioavailability of the lipophilic active agents in a subject, and that mask unpleasant tastes of lipophilic active agents..
Poviva Tea, Llc

Electronic access control and location tracking system

A method and system that allows authorized individuals access into controlled access locations and the ability to grant temporary and limited access to guests into these locations. The method and system allows for navigational services to be provided to members and guests, and real-time tracking and confirmation to members and administrators that guests have arrived at their destination and did not enter any unauthorized areas.
Collateral Opportunities, Llc

Machine for making and dispensing a liquid or semi-liquid product

A machine for making and dispensing cold or ice beverages, such as cool drinks, slushes, sorbets and the like, comprising at least: a containment and processing tank for the product to be dispensed which has a front wall, which is equipped at the bottom with a dispensing mouth for dispensing the beverage, a dispenser, located at the beverage dispensing mouth and able to be turned on or off to allow the beverage to be dispensed; a thermal treatment cylinder located inside the containment tank; a stirrer located outside an outer surface of said thermal treatment cylinder and adapted to rotate about a respective axis of rotation; a refrigerating plant comprising a first exchanger, a second heat exchanger, a pressure reducing unit and a compressor, the first heat exchanger being located inside said thermal treatment cylinder, a containment compartment for the second heat exchanger, a pressure reducing unit and a compressor.. .
Ali S.p.a. - Carpigiani Group

Appliances and containers for preparing a beverage in a transparent chamber

The present invention describes appliances for preparing and dispensing beverages, such as beers, featuring a transparent window that allows a user of the appliance to view the beverage in a chamber of the appliance as that beverage is being prepared. The chamber in which the beverage is prepared can be either an integral part of the appliance or a disposable chamber that can be removed and replaced with a new disposable chamber after one or more servings of a beverage has been prepared in the disposable chamber.
Anheuser-busch Inbev S.a.

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

Process for internally loading liquids onto carriers and achieving dry liquid concentrates

Process for internally loading liquids onto carriers and achieving time-release dry liquid concentrate. The resulting time-release dry liquid concentrates having a variety of applications, including animal attractants and repellants, down hole chemicals, flavors and fragrances of food and beverages, treatment of contaminants, fertilizers, vitamins..

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

Single-serving beverage cartridge container

A cup having an endless sidewall with a lower stacking shoulder formed of a sidewall and bottom heel including a convexly outwardly curved rib disposed at a transition between the sidewall and a cup bottom having a bottom wall having a recessed dome-shaped center section providing draw ratio bottom wall thickness reduction to an annular flat bottom wall section defining a puncture region of the cup. The cup sidewall has a ribbed section disposed adjacent the heel and extends upwardly at least one-quarter the height of the cup helping to strengthen the relatively thin sidewall to prevent it from undesirably deforming during puncturing of the cup bottom during beverage making.
Portage Plastics Corporation

Connecting device for mobile terminal support, beverage bottle and mobile terminal support

The present invention provides a connecting device, a beverage bottle, and a mobile terminal support comprising the beverage bottle. A first protrusion and a second protrusion which are sequentially connected are arranged on a main body of the connecting device; the first protrusion is eccentrically arranged relative to the main body, and the first and second protrusions are concentrically arranged.
Zhuhai New Stone Technology Co., Ltd.

Composition comprising taste modulation compounds, their use and foodstuff comprising them

Flavour modifying composition comprising one or more flavour modifying compounds of formula i, product comprising said flavour modifying composition, use of said flavour modifying composition for modifying taste perception in foodstuffs and beverages and method of improving taste perception in a foodstuff or beverage comprising adding said flavour modifying composition to said foodstuff or beverage”. .
V. Mane Fils

Composition comprising taste modulation compounds, their use and foodstuff comprising them

Flavour modifying composition comprising one or more specific flavour modifying compounds, product comprising said flavour modifying composition, use of said flavour modifying composition for modifying taste perception in foodstuffs and beverages and method of improving taste perception in a foodstuff or beverage comprising adding said flavour modifying composition to said foodstuff or beverage.. .
V. Mane Fils

Shelf-stable liquid beverage enhancer products

A liquid beverage enhancer product for a food product, including a shelf-stable and physically stable, highly concentrated liquid flavor, sweetener, and/or color solution including at least 10% non-water solvents with humectant properties including propylene glycol and optionally a non-water solvent chosen from the group consisting of glycerol, ethanol, isopropyl alcohol, propanediol, and combinations thereof, 5-90% flavors and colors, 0-70% water, 0-30% high intensity sweeteners, 0-40% sugars, and 0-40% acid, and including 0-0.10% w/w of a chemical preservative, wherein said liquid beverage enhancer product has a ph greater than 4.6. A method of enhancing a liquid beverage by adding a liquid beverage enhancer product to a food product, and enhancing the flavor and color of the food product without curdling..
Amt Group Llc, Dba Imbibe

Aseptic preparing fruit juice and non-fruit juice beverages to improve flavor profiles and retain organoleptic properties of fruit juice and non-fruit juice beverages

An aseptic method of preparing high acid and low acid fruit and non-fruit beverages to improve flavor profiles and retain organoleptic properties of the fresh ingredients is provided, as well as the fruit and non-fruit beverages obtained through this process with the benefit of extended shelf-life.. .
Harmless Harvest, Inc.

Machine for making and dispensing a liquid or semi-liquid product

A machine for making and dispensing cold or ice beverages, such as cool drinks, slushes, sorbets and the like, comprising at least: a containment and processing tank for the product to be dispensed which has a front wall, which is equipped at the bottom of it with a dispensing mouth for dispensing the beverage, a dispenser, located at the beverage dispensing mouth and able to be turned on or off to allow the beverage to be dispensed; a thermal treatment cylinder located inside the containment tank; a stirrer located outside an outer surface of said thermal treatment cylinder and adapted to rotate about a respective axis of rotation; a thermal treatment plant comprising a first exchanger, a second heat exchanger, a pressure reducing unit and a compressor, the first heat exchanger being located inside said thermal treatment cylinder.. .
Ali S.p.a. - Carpigiani Group

Cup dispensing apparatus in a beverage vending machine

A cup dispensing apparatus comprising at least one magazine adapted to accommodate a stack of cups, and a releasing device, which has a vertical channel designed to be engaged by the stack, is configured to support the stack and release, when operated, the last cup, and is equipped with at least three releasing elements movable on a horizontal plane in respective directions substantially tangential to said channel, between a rest position, in which they define a horizontal first support plane designed to be engaged by the last cup to support the stack, and a release position, in which they define a second support plane at a higher level than the first support plane and designed to be engaged by the penultimate cup to support the rest of the stack; each releasing device has an associated separating device adapted to impart a downward detaching thrust on the last cup when the respective releasing element reaches the release position.. .
Evoca S.p.a.

Liquid dispensing squirt device

A liquid dispensing squirt device comprises a handle member, a barrel/loading member, and a spray nozzle member. The barrel/loading member connects to the top portion of the handle member, and contains an access hatch where the carbonated beverage is held.

Beverage dispenser for post mix beverages

A beverage dispenser includes a dispenser housing having a first inlet, a piston being disposed in the dispenser housing, with the piston having a chamber extending through the piston, where the piston is movable in the dispenser housing between an open position and a closed position. The first inlet is in fluid communication with the chamber when in the open position.
Welbilt Inc.

Regenerated media useful in the treatment of fermented liquids

This disclosure includes regenerated inorganic fermented beverage stabilization and/or clarification media and a process for such regeneration. Inorganic stabilization and clarification media (for processing beer or the like) may include expanded perlite or other expanded natural glasses, diatomaceous earth, silica gel or other precipitated silicas and compositions that incorporate these materials.
Ep Minerals, Llc

Beer-like effervescent beverage

The present invention provides a beer-like effervescent beverage which exhibits enhanced richness despite having a low sugar content. The present invention provides a beer-like effervescent beverage in which a sugar content is 2.0 g/100 ml or less and a ratio of a linalool content (μg/l) relative to the sugar content (g/100 ml) is 0.1 to 25 and a method of producing a beer-like effervescent beverage in which a sugar content is 2.0 g/100 ml or less and a ratio of a linalool content (μg/l) relative to the sugar content (g/100 ml) is 0.1 to 25, the method including a process of fermenting a fermentation raw material having a malt usage ratio of 50% or more with yeast..
Asahi Breweries, Ltd.

Device for filling a container with a carbonated filling product

A device for filling a container with a carbonated filling product in a beverage filling system is described. The device includes a gas valve for supplying a gas into the container, the gas valve being biased by a gas valve spring in a specified switch state, and a filling valve for supplying the filling product into the container, the filling valve being biased by a filling valve spring in a specified switch state.
Krones Ag

Device for filling containers in a beverage filling system

A device and a method for filling at least one container with a filling product in a beverage filling plant are described. The device includes a product holding vessel for accommodating the filling product, and at least one filling element communicating with the product holding vessel for filling the container with the filling product, and a product feed tube for feeding a filling product into the product holding vessel.
Krones Ag

Filter element having a cut-out

The invention relates to a single serve capsule (1) for producing a beverage, comprising a capsule body (2). Said capsule body has a capsule bottom (3), a sidewall (22), a collar edge (5), and a cover (6).
K-fee System Gmbh

Fitment for package and package for preparing a beverage from liquid supplied to the package by a device

A fitment for a package for preparing a beverage connectable to a machine for supplying sanitized liquid to the package is disclosed. The fitment includes a sealing portion and a housing and a fluid connector for fluidly connecting to the machine and to supply liquid inside the container.
Nestes S.a.

Beverage container closure

A beverage container closure or lid that is adapted for closing an open end of a beverage container. The lid is selectively couplable to the beverage container and includes a selectively openable stopper that when closed, creates a fluid-tight seal between the beverage container and the environment.
Pacific Market International, Llc

Transportable modular system for dispensing and boxing food and beverage items

A transportable system for dispensing and boxing items is mounted to and enclosed by a truck. The system comprises at least two dispensing carts.
Otg Experience, Llc

Beverage bottle

A beverage bottle includes a bottle body, a bottle lid and a cutting device, wherein the bottle body has a side wall and a bottle bottom disposed at the side wall, wherein the cutting device is provided at the bottle bottom of the bottle body.. .
Shanghai Yuhao Household Appliance Manufacturing C

Systems and methods to nitrogen-infuse and dispense beverages

In a method for infusing a gas from a gas source into a liquid beverage, liquid beverage is driven from a beverage container into a liquid inlet port of a venturi mixing device. Nitrogen is infused into the liquid beverage by driving nitrogen through a gas inlet port of the venturi mixing device, thereby delivering nitrogen-infused liquid beverage to a discharge port of the venturi mixing device.
Cuatro Connect Llc

Capsule for cleaning a beverage preparation machine and cleaning a brewing chamber

A capsule for cleaning a beverage preparation machine includes a container which is sealed at one end by a removable cover and contains at least one cleaning agent. A screen or grating located beneath the cover holds the cleaning agent within the container..
Melitta Single Portions Gmbh & Co. Kg

Milk foam dispensing system

A system, method, and apparatus for producing an ingredient foam such as milk foam for use with other products such as beverages. An ingredient dispensing assembly is included for receiving one or more ingredients from an ingredient dispensing apparatus, processing the ingredients and dispensing a general uniform, consistent foam.
Bunn-o-matic Corporation

Beverage dispenser systems and methods

A cartridge adaptor system may include a puncturing device; a nozzle adaptor including: a puncture port configured to receive the puncturing device; a nozzle coupling portion configured to releasably couple to a beverage dispenser nozzle; and a cartridge coupling portion configured to releasably couple to a cartridge containing a beverage ingredient; and a cartridge holster having a receiving portion for receiving a portion of the cartridge. The puncturing device may be configured to puncture the cartridge thereby releasing the beverage ingredient..
Pepsico, Inc.

Automatic beverage maker

An automatic beverage system for producing a hot flavored beverage. The system includes a base unit having a water reservoir, a control system for heating liquid from the reservoir, a cartridge arm having a water injector and a cartridge holder, a pump and tubing system connecting the water reservoir to the cartridge holder and used to move water, the control system housed within the base unit and coupled to the heating element and pump to control temperature and movement of the liquid from the reservoir to the cartridge holder, and a container base positioned in an area adjacent the base unit and below the cartridge holder.
Nuwave, Llc

Magnetic retention device for tumbler carrying tray

A retention device for a vessel has a bottom portion affixed to a serving vessel with a first magnet contained therein, and a holder having a recess formed into a top surface and having a second magnet at a bottom of the recess, wherein the recess is formed in a size, shape and depth for receiving and releasably retaining the bottom portion through mutual attracting of the first and second magnets. In optional embodiments, the bottom portion may comprise a coaster, and the vessel may comprise a beverage tumbler.

Illuminated beverage cooler

An illuminated beverage cooler includes a cylinder that may have a beverage container inserted therein. The cylinder is comprised of a thermally insulating material to maintain a temperature of the beverage cooler.

Fat-free ready-to-drink beverages with improved texture by controlled protein aggregation

The present invention relates to beverage products. In particular, the invention is concerned with a protein system induced by controlled aggregation of milk proteins which imparts outstanding sensory attributes on beverage product, in particular when containing no fat and/or reduced sugar.
Nestec S.a.

Ready-to-drink beverages with improved texture by controlled protein aggregation

The present invention relates to ready-to-drink beverage products. In particular, the invention is concerned with a protein system induced by controlled aggregation of milk proteins which imparts outstanding sensory attributes and improved physical stability of the beverage product, in particular when containing low fat and/or low sugar.
Nestec S.a.

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Beverage chiller and associated systems and methods

Exemplary embodiments are generally directed to beverage chillers for chilling a hot beverage so that the hot beverage can be served as a chilled beverage in real time on demand fashion. The beverage chillers include a beverage collection section, a heat exchanger section, and a dispensing section fluidically connected relative to each other.
Roasting Plant, Inc.

Telescoping fixture applied to a refrigerator door or the like

A fixture in the form of a shelf that can be mounted to a support bar secured to the inner face of a refrigerator door. The shelf is telescopic and has at least two parts, a base and a platform, both being slidable upon each other and slidable along the support bar.
Electrolux Do Brasil S.a.

Alcohol-containing beverage with improved flavor

To provide a method for improving the flavor of an alcohol-containing beverage. Provided are a method of leaving an alcohol-containing beverage at rest that includes leaving an alcohol-containing beverage at rest so that the liquid of the alcohol-containing beverage does not substantially move, and an alcohol-containing beverage with improved flavor that can be obtained by this method..
Suntory Holdings Limited

Beverage dispenser with variable carbonation capability

A method of dispensing fluids with variable carbonation. The method includes receiving a selection of a carbonation level of a beverage and determining a valve timing scheme to achieve the selected carbonation level..
Automatic Bar Controls, Inc.

Lid assembly for a beverage container

A lid assembly for a beverage container includes a lid housing, a seal arm, a trigger button, and a pin, which are configured such that, upon pivoting the trigger button about a button hinge, a cam finger presses the pin radially against a lever arm and actuates the seal arm by pivoting the seal arm downwardly from the sealed position to the open position. The pin may be a vent pin having an inner vent seal disposed on in inner side of a lid housing and an outer vent seal disposed on an outer side of the lid housing..
Ignite Usa, Llc

Bottle with open loop handle

A beverage bottle may include a handle that engages a neck of the bottle. The handle may include a band region that encircles a portion of the neck of the bottle.
Can't Live Without It, Llc

Germ-free metallic container apparatus and fabrication

Embodiments described herein include a germ-free metallic container apparatus including an elliptical surface rim with a protruding horizontal edge and vertical boundary defining a first perimeter. The stainless-steel apparatus includes a first uniformly thick sidewall section and closed base portion at the second end which further defines a second perimeter.
Anas Global Llc

Machine and forming capsules with pleated capsule body

The present invention describes a method and a machine for the formation of a capsule (100) for producing beverages in which the capsule (100) comprises a pleated capsule body (101) and a reinforcing element (102). The method comprises the following steps: a step of forming the pleated capsule body (101) of the capsule (100) in a first station (110); a step of supplying the reinforcing element (102) in a second station (111) different from the first station (110); a step of transporting the pleated capsule body (101) from the first station (110) to the second station (111); a step of insertion in the second station of the pleated capsule body (101) in the reinforcing element (102); a step of coupling between the pleated capsule body (101) and the reinforcing element (102) in the second station (111)..
Ica S.p.a

Water-soluble lipophilic natural compound formulations

Methods and formulations for increasing the water solubility and/or bioavailability of lipophilic natural compounds are disclosed. The formulations may be employed to make liquid filled capsules or clear and stable beverages containing therapeutic amounts of the active ingredients, for example..

A natural sweetener

The present invention relates to a natural sweetening composition comprising luo han guo concentrate in an amount of 0.1 to 95% by weight and use in beverage, food, pharmaceutical, oral, dietetic, veterinary or tobacco products thereof.. .
Montero Gida Sanayi Ve Ticaret A.s.

Method and injecting a gas into a beverage

Disclosed herein are techniques and methods for dispersing a volume of gas in a beverage contained in an unpressurized container.. .
Starbucks Corporation

Method for producing polysaccharide-protein complex

[problem] the present invention addresses the problem of providing: a material which can generate fine beads in a sparkling beverage and can keep the fine beads in the beverage without adversely affecting the flavor of the beverage when added to the beverage; and a method for producing the material. [solution] a method for producing a polysaccharide-protein complex, comprising a heating step of heating a polysaccharide containing an uronic acid as a constituent sugar in the presence of a protein under the conditions in which the ph value is 2 to 5 and the temperature is 80 to 180° c.
Fuji Oil Holdings Inc.

Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

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Swiss Coffee Innovation Ag

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Disposable cup for heating food products

The present invention relates to a disposable heating cup intended for heating up a food product or for maintaining such a food product when pre-heated hot in a disposable cup over an extended period of time, wherein the heating cup is characterized in that it comprises a printed electrical heating circuit and a printed usb connector linked to said electrical heating circuit. Furthermore, the present invention relates to a packaged food product comprising the disposable heating cup, and a method for heating a food or beverage product with making use of a disposable heating cup..
Nestec S.a.

Beer-taste beverage, producing beer-taste beverage, and improving aroma of beer-taste beverage

Provided is a beer-taste beverage in which oxidized soy sauce odor is changed to good aroma, a method for producing the beer-taste beverage, and a method for improving aroma of the beer-taste beverage. The beer-taste beverage according to the present invention has an a* value in an l*a*b* color system of 7.0 to 21.0, and an acetate ester content of 0.7 to 2.4 mg/l.
Sapporo Holdings Limited

Automated beverage generating system and operating the same

A method of operating an automated beverage generating system. The method comprises receiving one or more electrical signals representative of an order for a specified beverage.
Briggo, Inc.

Internet of things (iot) monitoring and collecting data in a beverage dispensing system

A internet of things (iot) system and method for a beverage distribution system. For example, one embodiment of a system comprises: a set of internet of things (iot) devices configured at different locations within a beverage distribution system, each iot device having a sensor to detect a current condition at its respective location within the beverage distribution system, each of the iot devices having a wireless network interface and configured to transmit data associated with the current conditions over a network; and an iot cloud service to receive the data transmitted by the set of iot devices and to implement a set of rules specified for maintenance, problems and failure conditions associated with the beverage distribution system, the iot cloud service to determine, based on the rules, whether the data indicates a compliance violation, problem, or failure condition and, if so, to generate a notification and/or recommendation for an action to be taken with respect to the compliance violation, problem, or failure condition..
Afero, Inc.

Stable beverage container

A beverage container including an outer cup having an integrally formed base plate, an inner cup disposed in the outer cup, a base including a lower portion configured to releasably engage the beverage container to an external surface, the lower portion including a suction cup defining a cavity and configured to sealingly engage the beverage container with an external surface by forming a seal between the suction cup and the external surface, and a valve operably connected to the integrally formed base plate and movable between a first position and a second position to control fluid communication between atmospheric pressure and the cavity.. .
Telebrands Corp.

Environmentally-friendly, anti-contamination suction-nozzle beverage cup cover and processing method thereof

Disclosed is an environmentally-friendly, anti-contamination suction-nozzle beverage cup cover, comprising a cover body (1), with the lower part of the cover body (1) being connected to a beverage cup (2), the top of the cover body (1) being formed with a suction nozzle mounting chamber (4), a tube insertion hole (5) being formed in the suction nozzle mounting chamber (4), and a suction nozzle (7) being disposed in the tube insertion hole (5), characterized in that a swing sleeve (8) is provided outside the suction nozzle (7) made of silicone, swing holes (9) are formed in both sides of the mounting chamber (4), the swing sleeve (8) is formed with a swing pin (10) fitted into the swing holes (9), a connecting ear (11) is formed at one side of the cover body (1), a clamp (12) and a safety catch (13) are disposed on the connecting ear (11), the clamp (12) and the safety catch (13) are fixed with the connecting ear (11) via a small shaft (14), a return ejector spring (15) is disposed in the clamp (12), a shield (17) is disposed on the cover body (1), the inner wall of the shield (17) is in contact with the head of the suction nozzle, the head (20) of the shield (17) is formed with a clamp rib (18), and the clamp rib (18) matches the clamp (12). Bacterial contamination can be avoided when the cup cover is opened and closed..

Uv devices, systems, and methods of making and use

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

Appliance for foaming beverage or foodstuff

An appliance to foam a liquid for consumption, the appliance comprising: a container mounting portion to mount thereto a container to contain said liquid; an agitation system configured to foam said liquid, said system comprising a stator arranged external a mounted container, said stator configured to generate a rotating magnetic field for transmission of torque to rotate a rotary agitator arranged in a mounted container, wherein said stator comprises at a circuit board with electrically conductive portions formed thereon.. .
Nestec S.a.

Liquid cooling device and beverage forming device

The liquid cooling device includes the liquid holding container that has an open portion; a container mounting part on which the liquid holding container is to be mounted; an air passage; and an airflow generating unit. The air passage is located directly above the open portion (4b), and at least a part of an outer periphery of the air passage extends along a peripheral edge of the open portion (4b).

A food or beverage preparation machine

The present invention is directed to a home food or beverage preparation machine (1) comprising a mechanical part which is mobile between at least a first and a second position. The machine (1) comprises an actuator comprising a wire (13) made of a shape memory material.
Nestec S.a.

Method for generating a coffee beverage in a brewing device of an automatic coffee machine and automatic coffee machine for implementing the method

A method for generating a coffee beverage in an automatic coffee machine brewing device supplies pressurized brewing water at a brewing device brewing water inlet according to a first brewing water supply mode during a first time period. During a second time period, a brewing water parameter is determined correlating with the volume flow and/or pressure of the supplied brewing water.
Jura Elektroapparate Ag

Beverage cartridge and filter support for disposing therein

The present disclosure relates to a beverage cartridge comprising an outer container, a sleeve for inserting into the outer container, and a filter support for inserting into the sleeve and for supporting a filtering material. The filter support comprises: (a) a first element comprising a first perimetral edge, a second perimetral edge opposite the first perimetral edge, and a sidewall extending therebetween, the sidewall comprising: (i) one or more channels extending between the first perimetral edge and the second perimetral edge; and (ii) one or more apertures disposed in the sidewall; and (b) a second element coupled to the first element at the second perimetral edge, the second element comprising a base of the filter support.
G-pak Technology Inc.

Modular beverage preparation device for portable and stationary use

The invention relates to a portable beverage preparation device for preparing a beverage from an ingredients containing capsule, the device comprising: a beverage brewing unit for receiving the capsule and preparing the beverage from the ingredients within the capsule by means of injection of liquid into the capsule, a liquid reservoir designed for holding a predefined liquid volume suitable for preparing the beverage, a pump unit adapted for providing pressurized liquid to the beverage brewing unit, and heating means arranged within the liquid reservoir and adapted for heating the liquid volume, wherein the device further comprises a multifunctional connector adapted for selectively connecting the device electrically and mechanically to a remote power source.. .
Nestec S.a

Two beverage drinking lid device

A two beverage drinking lid device for attaching two separate beverage containers to a single lid allows for drinking selectively from either beverage container. The device includes a first connector coupled to a lid for coupling the lid to a first beverage container.

Lap apron with fitted overhang and upwardly open pockets for use while seated

The invention pertains to aprons covering the lap. The present invention provides a lap apron protecting the user's clothing or like for use while seated and eating or drinking.

Beer-taste beverage, producing beer-taste beverage, and improving aroma of beer-taste beverage

Provided is a beer-taste beverage in which oxidized soy sauce odor is reduced, a method for producing the beer-taste beverage, and a method for improving aroma of the beer-taste beverage. The beer-taste beverage according to the present invention has an a* value in an l*a*b* color system of 1.0 or more, and an acetate ester content of 2.0 mg/l or more.
Sapporo Holdings Limited

Beer-taste beverage, producing beer-taste beverage, and improving drinking sensation of beer-taste beverage

Provided is a beer-taste beverage having sharp “nodogoshi”, a method for producing the beer-taste beverage, and a method for improving “nodogoshi” of the beer-taste beverage. The beer-taste beverage according to the present invention has an a* value in an l*a*b* color system of 1.0 or more, and a bitterness unit is 25 or more.
Sapporo Holdings Limited

Capsule containing beverage powder, in particular for preparing brewed coffee

Vi) drying of the compacted pellet obtained in step iv) or v).. .

Coffee beverage composition and producing it

The present invention relates to coffee beverage compositions comprising soluble coffee solids and particles of roast coffee beans and with reduced formation of scum and a low content diterpenes. The invention further relates to methods of producing such coffee beverage compositions by removal of oil from a slurry of particles of roast coffee beans..
Nestec S.a.

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Complex beverage grabbing vending machine and selling beverages through the same

A complex beverage grabbing vending machine includes a machine table and a plurality of bottle mounting frames. The machine table is configured with an accommodation space having a drop port with a detection element, and the upper side of the accommodation a crown block track to which a gripper with non-slip elements is coupled pivotally; the gripper is configured with a hanging line capable of wound to shorten or unwound to elongate; the machine table is further configured with an operation station having an operation lever and operation button, coin slot in electric communication with the operation station and gripper, refund button, and an extract port in communication the drop port; the bottle mounting frames each having a plurality of mounting holes are configured in the accommodation space.

Marked keg/cask seal, and determining the age of a keg/cask seal

A keg/cask seal for a keg or cask containing a beverage is disclosed. A color mark is arranged in a geometrically defined shape on a top side of the keg/cask seal.
Dsi Getraenkearmaturen Gmbh

Capsule for the preparation of a beverage from liquid supplied by a device

Wherein the fluid connector (5) is arranged in the housing (6) to be displaceable between a storage position in which the fluid connector is enclosed in the housing (6) and a treatment position in which at least a frontal portion (9) of the fluid connector including its tip (7) with a liquid inlet (8) extends beyond the housing (6) for enabling at least the tip (7) of the fluid connector to be inserted in the liquid supply and treatment unit (47) and to be exposed to an optical sanitizing field inside the unit.. .

Capsules

The present invention provides a method of assembling a filter element (8) with a cup-shaped capsule body (2) using a combined weld-head (70) and former (80), comprising the steps of positioning the filter element (8) at or near a mouth of the cup-shaped capsule body (2), moving the combined weld-head (70) and former (80) so as to contact and drive the filter element (8) into the cup-shaped capsule body (2), wherein, the filter element (8) is deformed by a sprung-loaded former (80) of the combined weld-head (70) and former (80) to form a cup-shaped filter element (56), and using a weld-head (70) of the combined weld-head (70) and former (80) to bond the cup-shaped filter element (56) to the cup-shaped capsule body (2). The present invention further provides a method of making a beverage capsule and a beverage capsule produced using this method..
Kraft Foods R & D, Inc.

Cart

A cart for transporting an object, such as a storage container or a cooler for storing food and/or beverages, is provided. The cart includes a securing member to attach the cart to the storage container.
Otter Products, Llc

Pectin based nanoparticles

This invention provides (a) nanoparticle made of: sugar-beet pectin; and a bioactive compound (such as a nutraceutical or a drug) bound to sugar-beet pectin. The invention further provides foods, beverages, including clear ones, or pharmaceutical preparations, which are supplemented with the nanoparticles made of: sugar-beet pectin; and a hydrophobic bioactive compound bound to sugar-beet pectin.
Technion Research & Development Foundation Ltd.

Automatic beverage machine

Systems, methods, and apparatuses of a beverage making system. A beverage making system that uses frozen or partially frozen pods to create a serving of a beverage.

Multifunctional brewing system for coffee, beer, and other beverages

A brewing device may have several different configurations to make various beverages. Under computer control, the device may be able to sequence various ingredients using direct or recirculating percolation for immediate consumption, such as coffee and tea, or for fermenting for later consumption, such as beer, kombutcha, or other consumable products.
Picobrew, Llc

Apparatuses, systems, and methods for brewing a beverage

Apparatuses, systems, and methods for brewing a desired portion of a beverage, such as a single-cup portion of coffee, are provided. The system can include one or more hopper assemblies configured to provide a controlled dose of beverage material to a brew chamber.
Starbucks Corporation

Ballasted, neutrally bouyant floating beverage-container holder which provides floatation, insulation and stability to a beverage container in water

A floatable device capable of supporting a beverage container in an upright position near a person who is floating in the water or engaged in other water activities. The center of gravity of the beverage-container holder remains relatively the same regardless of the weight of the drink, and to have the entire unit remain upright in turbulent water.

Flavored beverage article and methods of making and use thereof

Flavored beverage articles and methods of producing and using flavored beverage articles are provided. In some embodiments, the flavored beverage article includes a covering for the outer edge of a container that is coated with food-grade adhesive and at least one edible substance, and has one or more fluted channels so that the article may attach to beverage containers, such as water bottles, beer bottles, jars and the like.

Frozen beverage machine control system and method

A machine for producing frozen comestibles having a control system based on one or more operational characteristics, including product characteristics, to control the consistency and quality of the comestible, and to extend the useful lifespans of its components.. .
Fbd Partnership, Lp

Ganoderma lucidum strain suitable for large-scale liquid fermentation culture and using the strain

Disclosed is a ganoderma lucidum strain suitable for large-scale liquid fermentation, named as ganoderma lucidum g2, deposited with china general microbiological culture collection center under the accession number cgmcc no. 3982 on jul.
Yunnan Mingshida-science-tech Co., Ltd.

Nestec S.a.

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Temperature-regulating liquids

A temperature-regulating apparatus which can rapidly chill a beverage by exposing it to a large surface area of the device interior which has a cooling gel embedded within its walls. The user pours their liquid into the device and monitors the projected temperature dropping until they reach an optimal temperature.
Pronto Concepts Inc.

Beverage serving apparatus

A beverage serving apparatus is configured to produce an optimal amount of head (or layer of foam) and foam stability when a beverage is poured through the beverage serving apparatus and into a vessel. The beverage serving apparatus includes an inlet, an outlet, and a conduit having a variable cross-sectional dimension extending between the inlet and the outlet..
Pub Pour, Inc.

Beverage dispensing system

A liquid dispensing system is disclosed. The liquid system includes a housing, a vessel fluidly connected to the housing and containing a liquid, a preservation subsystem positioned within the housing and in fluid communication with the vessel and a liquid outlet operably connected to the housing and in fluid communication with the vessel.
Miavina Llc

Recycling bin with mechanism for compacting individual containers

A fully integrated, low maintenance, manually operated beverage container compacting system featuring a free-standing, user powered, enclosed, beverage container compactor and storage receptacle. The compactor includes a self retracting puncture mechanism to release pressure due to air and liquids in sealed containers prior to their compacting.
International Business Machines Corporation

Single-dose capsule for the preparation of beverages

A single-dose capsule for the preparation of a beverage comprises a cup (1) with a collar (10) provided with a sealing ring (20) surrounded internally and externally by centring projections (30.i, 40.i), separated circumferentially from gaps (32,42) and arranged aligned in succession along respective circumferential paths (34, 44).. .
Bisio Progetti S.p.a.

Vessel with antimicrobial rim

A beverage vessel having an antimicrobial rim is presented. Preferably, the rim comprises copper and the body of the vessel is composed of a different material than the rim.

Beverage-preparation a vehicle and operating the same

Mobile beverage-preparation apparatus for preparing beverages, in particular hot and/or cold ones, using at least one beverage extract (beverage preparation) and for dispensing the prepared beverage (beverage dispensing) in a vehicle. The beverage-preparation apparatus has a mobile housing, which is configured for accommodating at least one extract container in an interchangeable manner.
Genesis Patent Ag

Beverage composition comprising nanoencapsulated oxygen

The invention relates to a beverage composition comprising: water; oxygen bubbles; a surfactant in an amount of between about 0.1% (v/v) and about 0.5% (v/v); one or more viscosity modifying agent(s) in an amount of between about 0.5% (v/v) and about 2.5% (v/v); and optionally citric acid in an amount of between about 0.1% (v/v) and about 0.5% (v/v). The invention further relates to compositions, methods of treatment for cancer, the composition for use in treatment of cancer, and the manufacture of the composition..
Oxford University Innovation Limited

Cleaning system

Method of cleaning of a milk system with dispensing device, which system is associated with a beverage maker, including a control unit and a cleaning module. The method includes the following steps: replacing a milk container of the milk system with the cleaning module, including at least two zones, cleaning fluid being filled in a first zone and in a second zone, and a cleaning agent being filled in a chamber; connecting the first zone and the second zone with docking units of the milk system for suctioning cleaning fluid, conveying the cleaning fluid through the milk system and at least partial recirculation of the cleaning fluid in the cleaning module; rinsing of the milk system with cleaning fluid, cleaning fluid being conveyed through the milk system out of the first zone and/or out of the second zone of the cleaning module and being led out; rinsing of the circuit of the milk system, cleaning fluid being extracted from the second zone, being heated by a heating device and being led back into the chamber, whereby it reaches the second zone via a fluid-conductive connection; terminating the circuit rinsing, cleaning fluid being led out and a valve device of the second zone being closed when the filling level of cleaning fluid in the second zone drops below a predetermined level; and final rinsing of the milk system with cleaning fluid from the first zone.
Cup&cino Kaffeesystem- Vertrieb Gmbh & Co. Kg

Control system for pump of beverage preparation machine

A beverage or foodstuff preparation machine is disclosed that includes a component processing unit and a control system, wherein the component processing unit includes a pump arranged to deliver fluid. Also disclosed are methods of making and using the beverage or foodstuff preparation machine.
Nestec S.a.

Beverage dispenser with a moisture removal device

A beverage brewing system is provided that includes a brewing body defining a brew chamber and a lid that is removably attachable to the brewing body to seal the brew chamber. The brewing system further includes a vacuum pump for drawing a vacuum in the brew chamber through a vacuum line assembly and a solenoid valve for preventing air from entering the brew chamber and breaking the vacuum.
Haier Us Appliance Solutions, Inc.

Vacuum brewed beverage machine and vacuum brewing method

Devices and methods for infusing liquids and/or brewing beverages are described. The present invention relates to an apparatus for brewing beverages comprising a vessel, said vessel comprising a sealable chamber for holding a brewing material and a liquid, and a filter assembly connected to the sealable chamber; a liquid supply and conduit for introducing at least a portion of said liquid supply into said sealable chamber; and a vacuum source and conduit for reducing pressure in said sealable chamber..
Bkon Llc

Beverage dispenser with a water-resistant vacuum inlet

A beverage brewing system is provided that includes a brewing body defining a brew chamber and a lid that is removably attachable to the brewing body to seal the brew chamber. The brewing system further includes a vacuum pump for drawing a vacuum in the brew chamber through a vacuum line assembly.
Haier Us Appliance Solutions, Inc.

Apparatus and preparing a beverage from liquid supplied to a package by a machine

Wherein the fluid connector (28) is positioned after insertion through the connection assembly (15) in a position of insertion in which the liquid inlet (30) is exposed to the optical irradiation field produced by the optical irradiation chamber (14).. .

Controlled system for brewing infused beverages

A controlled system for brewing infused beverages that includes an infused beverage brewing assembly operably configured to receive infusion beverage parameters that include a dispensed solvent volume and a total infusion time utilized in an infusion algorithm generating a solvent flow rate change that is a function of the dispensed solvent volume and the total infusion time. The system also includes a solvent flow management system having a pump operably configured, based on the infusion algorithm, to generate an infused solution and includes an electronic control system communicatively coupled to the solvent flow management system and operably configured to initiate a counter associated with the inducement of the flow of the solvent to generate a running infusion time and execute the infusion algorithm to generate a solvent flow rate change sufficient to provide a remaining infusion volume in a remaining infusion time based on the input parameters..

Machine of the piston type for dispensing coffee or other brewed beverages

A machine (100) for espresso coffee (barley or other beverages) of the piston type is described. The machine comprises a cylinder (1), a piston (2) which is configured to perform a translation movement in said cylinder (1), a rod (4) having an end cooperating with said piston (2), an operating lever (5), a member (6) configured to cooperate with said rod (4) and to move said piston (2) from a first position to a second position by compressing a spring (3), and a mechanism (8, 10, 11, 12) which realizes the connection between said operating lever (5) and said member (6), wherein said mechanism is of the “hold-to-operate” type..
La Marzocco S.r.l.

Beverage brewing device and method

A beverage brewing device is configured to brew beverages such as coffee and tea. A brewing canister having a filter at a bottom end is held partially within a receiving beaker, and a seal is created between the canister outer surface and the beaker inner surface.

Portable beverage container with a robust and easily cleanable seal mechanism

A portable beverage container includes a container body defining an interior adapted to store a liquid, and a lid assembly that includes a lid housing removably coupled to the container body and a spout coupled to the lid housing and movable between a stowed configuration and a dispensing configuration, the spout defining a fluid passageway in selective fluid communication with the interior of the container body. The lid assembly also includes a seal housing carrying a sealing element, the seal housing movably coupled to the lid housing between an in-use position, wherein the seal housing engages the spout such that the sealing element controls fluid flow through the fluid passageway of the spout, and a cleaning position, wherein the seal housing is spaced from the spout to permit cleaning of the sealing element..
Ignite Usa, Llc

Beverage cooling and flavoring system

A bottle has a top opening, a bottom opening, and a removable bottom. The removable bottom is coupleable to the bottle to seal and unseal the bottom opening and has a stem projecting outward from the removable bottom.
O2cool, Llc

Par-baked coffee bean compositions for use in foods, beverages, and dietary supplements

The present invention concerns compositions and methods relating to the addition and use of par-baked and milled coffee beans in food products, beverages, and dietary supplements. Par-baked and milled coffee beans are a novel alternative to more costly chlorogenic acid extracts, and are edible and palatable as a food ingredient.
Brandeis University

Augmented reality and blockchain technology for decision augmentation systems and methods using contextual filtering and personalized program generation

Augmented reality and blockchain technology for decision augmentation systems and methods using contextual filtering and personalized program generation are provided herein. An example method includes receiving any of an image, a video stream, and contextual data from a mobile device camera, evaluating any of the image, the video stream, and the contextual data for target food or beverage content by determining ingredient and nutritional components of the target food or beverage content, and applying an augmented reality overlay to the target food or beverage content based on the ingredient and nutritional components..
Suggestic, Inc.

Logistic management of gaming supplies for gaming establishments

Embodiments disclosed herein concern logistic management of gaming supplies for gaming establishments, such as casinos. The logistic management is electronically managed for automated or user-initiated logistic requests for gaming supplies as well as end-to-end monitoring of fulfillment of such requests.

Smart workplace movement

Systems, devices and processes effectively and efficiently manage the energy consumption of shared workspaces such as meeting rooms and the like. A central control device receives scheduling information and/or sensor information relating to meeting attendees, for example, that can be used to activate or deactivate resources within the shared meeting space.
Echostar Technologies L.l.c.

Non-intrusive ultrasonic measuring of fluids in a beverage keg

A transducer positioning device and a system for employing a transducer positioning device are used to determine and monitor fluid levels in a pressurized beverage keg that has a dip tube. One fluid is a liquid beverage.
Kegsafe Llc.

Keg management system for walk-in refrigerators

Handling and storage of beer kegs in walk-in coolers used in the food/beverage industry. The invention utilizes a track system with an electric hoist to lift and stack kegs anywhere within the defined beer cooler.

System for mixing and dispensing beverages

A drink vending apparatus comprises a housing, one or more ingredient cartridges removably coupled to the housing, a mixing container, a dispensing nozzle, and a control unit. A user provides user commands from a smart device to the control unit that comprises drink requests from the user.
Somabar, Inc.

System for mixing and dispensing beverages

A drink vending apparatus comprises a housing, one or more ingredient cartridges removably coupled to the housing, a mixing container, a dispensing nozzle, and a control unit. A user provides user commands from a smart device to the control unit that comprises drink requests from the user.
Somabar, Inc.

System for mixing and dispensing beverages

A drink vending apparatus is disclosed. A user provides user commands from a smart device to a control unit that comprises drink requests from the user.
Somabar, Inc.

Beverage dispensing activities systems and methods

A scalable system that can secure, mount, and store a plurality of beverages of different sizes, shapes, and capacities on mobile racks for performing processor-assisted, ‘hands-free’ ingredient dispensing and other ancillary dispensing activities. The mobile racks can be individually extracted from the system to perform empty beverage replacement.

Device, system, & method to provide premium water for use with contents of a beverage cartridge

The inventive concept discloses a portable container comprising a bottle and at least one compartment integral to, and sealed off from, the bottle. The bottle contains a first liquid (in the preferred embodiment, premium drinking water).

Food and beverage cooler assembly

A cooler assembly for the storage of one or more objects includes a cooler portion having a main portion and a cover portion that is removably or pivotable relative to the main portion. First and second main portion securement features are disposed on a side wall of the main portion, and the first and second main portion securement features may be identical.
Otter Products, Llc

Food and beverage cooler assembly

A cooler assembly for the storage of one or more objects includes a cooler portion having a main portion and a cover portion that is removably or pivotable relative to the main portion. First and second main portion securement features are disposed on a side wall of the main portion, and the first and second main portion securement features may be identical.
Otter Products, Llc

Tumbler lid with reservoir and repetitive measuring and disbursement mechanism

This container lid fits onto existing insulated cups. It has a refillable and sealable reservoir and in the preferred embodiment includes a top opening to receive substances and a bottom opening to release substances into a container.
Toddy Tech, Llc

Product and package with a photosensitive use-evident feature

A product includes a container, a photosensitive material carried by the container and responsive to ultraviolet light, and a uv protector carried by the container to protect the photosensitive material from exposure to uv light. A method of producing a food or beverage container includes applying a photochromic material to a food or beverage container that is responsive to ultraviolet (uv) light so as to darken upon exposure thereto, and protecting at least a portion of the photochromic material from exposure to uv light..
Owens-brockway Glass Container Inc.

Method and device for processing beverage containers

Provided is a method and a device for processing containers, the containers being transported along a predefined transport path and being combined with at least one product that can be defined in terms of its amount, such that the product is supplied to each individual container in a predetermined supply region of the transport path, the product being guided to the supply region along a supply path.. .
Krones Ag

Beverage machine, brewing beverage machine, and controlling beverage machine

Provided are a beverage machine and a method for controlling the beverage machine. The beverage machine comprises: a machine body, a brewing mechanism, a frame, a boiler, a liquid pump, and a power supply board.
Midea Group Co., Ltd.

Container assembly with a lid and the lid thereof that allow for drinking from the side

A beverage container assembly has a container with an opening and a lid that closes the opening. The lid has a mouthpiece that extends laterally outwardly of the container to allow a person's head to remain upright or erect (i.e., minimizing or no head tilt movement) while drinking so as to not impede the user's straight-ahead vision, such as while driving.

Cup

A single serve beverage cup, including for wine, is disclosed having a base, a bowl, a seal and a cover. The container may also include an outer package and an inner package.
Calderco Holdings Group, Llc

Sweetening compositions

The present disclosure provides a first sweetening composition comprising a) a natural sweet-tasting carbohydrate, b) a stevia compound, c) rubusoside, a rubusoside derivative, neohesperidin, thaumatine, phloretin, trilobatin, monatin, hesperetin, an enzyme-treated steviol glycoside or any combination thereof, and d) tannin, wherein component d) is present in an amount in the range from 1 mg/l to 400 mg/l, or wherein, based on the total weight of components b), c) and d), component b) is present in an amount in the range from 45 to 75 wt-%, component c) in an amount in the range from 2 to 40 wt-%, and component d) in an amount in the range from 2 to 40 wt-%. Furthermore, the present disclosure provides a second sweetening composition comprising a) a natural sweet-tasting carbohydrate, b) a stevia compound, c) rubusoside or a rubusoside derivative, d) tannin and e) oak extract or pomegranate extract.
Red Bull Gmbh

Apparatus and methods for producing beverages

An apparatus for producing beverages. The apparatus comprises a dispensing system, a mixing unit, and a control unit comprising a user interface, which interact to prepare a particular beverage when requested by a user.
Bertone Holdings Inc.

Precision supercooling refrigeration device

A refrigerator capable of supercooling a target liquid, housing a slush activation, and a control method thereof are provided. The refrigerator includes a temperature sensor which senses a temperature of the refrigerator's interior volume or of the target liquid therein and the temperature sensor is programmed to send warnings, alerts and messages to a user or as a default, activate a controller that cycles the compressor off and on to increase the temperature within the area where the ice nucleation and freezing is detected.
Supercooler Technologies, Inc.

Beverage chiller

A beverage chiller contains two compartments, allowing coolant to be introduced into the first compartment, and allowing a beverage to be introduced into the second compartment. Heat transfer between the first compartment and the second compartment allows for rapid cooling of the beverage..
Tequila Cuervo, S.a. De C.v.

High-purity galactooligosaccharide compositions, preparations, and applications thereof

Provided is a method of preparing a high-purity galactooligosaccharide composition by fermentation of a low-purity galactooligosaccharide mixture with a yeast strain, kluyveromyces lactis atcc 8585. The high-purity galactooligosaccharide composition includes at least 99% of galactooligosaccharides selected from the group consisting of galactotriose, galactotetrose, galactooligosaccharides with five or more sugar units, and combinations thereof and lower than 1% of monosaccharides and disaccharides.
King-prebiotics Biotechnology (tw) Co., Ltd.

High-purity galactooligosaccharide compositions, preparations, and applications thereof

Provided is a method of preparing a high-purity galactooligosaccharide composition by fermentation of a low-purity galactooligosaccharide mixture with a yeast strain, kluyveromyces lactis atcc 8585. The high-purity galactooligosaccharide composition includes at least 99% of galactooligosaccharides selected from the group consisting of galactotriose, galactotetrose, galactooligosaccharides with five or more sugar units, and combinations thereof and lower than 1% of monosaccharides and disaccharides.
King-prebiotics Biotechnology (tw) Co., Ltd.

Plant for dealcoholising alcoholic beverages

A plant for dealcoholising alcoholic beverages includes a rectification column having at least one inlet for the alcoholic beverage, a sump and a top. The rectification column is operable such that dealcoholised beverage can be removed from the sump and exhaust vapour can be removed from the top.
Gea Wiegand Gmbh

Compressed yeast for direct inoculation of a fruit or vegetable substrate

The present invention relates to a novel form of compressed yeast for direct inoculation in the fermentation of a fruit or vegetable substrate, e.g. For the fermentation of beverages, such as wine or beer.
Chr. Hansen A/s

Physiological cooling compounds

Where r1 is p-menthyl or 2,3,4-trimethylpent-3-yl group and r2-r8 are hydrogen or alkyl groups. The combination of r2-r8 is such that the n-alkyl group is a branched c5 alkyl or branched or linear c6-c8 alkyl group.

Holding device for holding a container

A holding device for holding a container, for example for holding a container in a transport device of a beverage filling plant is described. The holding device includes a fastening part and two gripping arms, which are pivotably connected to the fastening part and can be brought into a closed position in order to hold the container and can be brought into an open position in order to insert and remove the container.
Krones Ag

Printable pattern filters

The technology relates to a beverage cartridge. The beverage cartridge may comprise a filter, an enclosure, a coating, and a supplement.
Ideators, Llc

Capsule for preparing a beverage, manufacturing method and implementation method

The present invention relates to a capsule (1), comprising a hollow body (2) made from a first plant material and designed to receive an infusible product (3) made from a second plant material, the body (2) having an opening (4) sealed with a lid to contain the infusible product (3), characterized in that the capsule (1) has at least one breakable protuberance (6) protruding from the body (2) opposite to the opening (4) and punchable by a machine intended to infuse the infusible product (3). The invention also relates to a manufacturing method and a method for using such a capsule (1)..
Diffussence

Dispensing device for a drink bottle

A formulation dispensing device can include a cartridge receptacle to accommodate and/or secure a beverage ingredient cartridge and permit contents within the cartridge to flow into a bottle or beverage container. Additionally, a formulation dispensing device can include a drink through valve that can permit mixed contents from a beverage container to flow through the drink through valve and be consumed.
Topsters Llc

Beverage container

A beverage container is disclosed including a cylindrical body defining a volume configured to hold a liquid beverage and a neck having at least one slanted sidewall extending inwardly from and about a circumference of a first end of the cylindrical body. The beverage container also includes a lid sealed with one end of the neck.

Unit and filling containing elements of single-use capsules for extraction or infusion beverages

Described is a unit for filling containing elements (2) of single-use capsules (3) with a dose (33) of product for extraction or infusion beverages, comprising: a line (4) for transporting containing elements (2); a station (sr) for filling the containing elements (2) with a dose (33) of product which comprises: at least a first containing seat (s1) designed to receive a dose (33) of product; a substation (st1) for forming the dose (33) provided with a device (6) for releasing a predetermined quantity of product defining the dose (33) inside the first containing seat (s1), the release device (6) comprising a hopper (38) and at least one rotary element (40a) having a helical profile which extends between a first end and a second end, configured to rotate about a respective axis (x4) of rotation; a drive and control unit (15) configured to drive the rotary element (40a) according to a speed of rotation variable as a function of an angular position of the first end of the rotary unit (40a).. .
Gima S.p.a.

Unit and filling containing elements of single-use capsules

A filling unit for filling containing elements (2) of single-use capsules (3) with a dose (33) of product for extraction or infusion beverages, comprising:—a line (4) for transporting the containing elements (2);—a station (sr) for filling the containing elements (2) with a dose (33) of product comprising at least a first containing seat (s1) designed to receive a dose (33) of product; a substation (st1) for forming the dose (33) inside the first containing seat (s1) equipped with a device (6) for releasing a predetermined quantity of product defining the dose (33) inside the first containing seat (s1), the release device (6) comprising: a hopper (38) for feeding product; at least one rotary element (40a; 40b) having a plurality of blades (60a, 60b, 60c, 60d, 60e, 60f); and a filling chamber (61) positioned below the rotary element (40a; 40b), the rotary element (40a; 40b) being configured to create a feeding flow of product from the feed hopper (38) towards the filling chamber (61).. .
Gima S.p.a.

Multiple accessory storage device

A removable storage device adaptable for use in exercise, fishing, paddling, floating, anchoring and other operations pertaining to, but not limited to, recreational operation of watercraft. This storage device has a population of receptacles or storage areas in which a user may rapidly and securely store a variety of objects such as, for example only, paddles, snorkeling gear, valuable items, waterproof pouches and/or containers, lights, personal flotation devices, dog leashes, fishing poles, anchors, food and/or beverage containers, rope, flares and other desired items.

Device and method which recovers heat from liquids during cleaning of a plant part that is to be cleaned of a beverage filling plant

A device for cleaning a plant part that is to be cleaned in a beverage filling plant, including a medium inflow for supplying a cleaning medium to the plant part that is to be cleaned, and having a medium return flow for removing the used cleaning medium from the plant part that is to be cleaned is described. A heating unit is provided for heating the cleaning medium in the medium inflow, and a recuperator is provided for transferring heat energy from the cleaning medium that is removed via the medium return flow to the cleaning medium that is to be supplied to the heating unit..
Korones Ag

Container and code of system for preparing a beverage or foodstuff

A container for a foodstuff or beverage preparation machine, the container for containing beverage or foodstuff preparation material and comprising a code encoding preparation information, the code comprising: a data sequence having a plurality of marker locations, whereby said marker locations either comprise or do not comprise a marker as a variable to at least partially encode the preparation information therein, with adjacent marker locations separated by a distance of Δx; at least one locator marker to enable location of the data sequence of the code, the locator marker having a read distance x2, which is distinct from a read distance x1 of the data markers to enable a locator marker to be identified.. .
Nestec S.a.

Beverage dispenser systems and methods

A beverage dispenser is provided. The beverage dispenser can include a bar gun holster, a bar gun cradle, an armature, and a cartridge nest having a receiving portion for receiving a portion of a single serve beverage ingredient cartridge.
Pepsico, Inc.

Beverage producing machine

The beverage producing machine comprises a brewing chamber and at least one hydraulic actuator for controlling closing and opening movement of the chamber. A water pump, fluidly connected to the chamber through a first water path and fluidly connected to the actuator through a second water path delivers pressurized water to the chamber and actuator, respectively.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Mobile beverage dispensing machine and preparing a beverage

The invention relates to a mobile beverage dispensing machine (m) comprising: a liquid tank (t) having an insulated tank body (2) for receiving and storing a liquid (1) used for preparing a beverage, a beverage preparation unit (47) for preparing a beverage using the liquid (1) and dispensing the prepared beverage, fluid circuit for delivering liquid (1) from the tank (t) to the beverage preparation unit (47), and heating means (h) for heating the liquid (1) in the tank (t). The machine comprises a mobile power source (7, 51) for operating the heating means and maintaining hot liquid into the tank and an air pump (42) for filling air into the tank..
Nestec S.a.

Portable system for dispensing controlled quantities of additives into a beverage

A portable, self-contained beverage apparatus includes a container assembly having a known storage capacity for storing a consumable liquid, and a dispensing assembly disposed within the container assembly that dispenses variable, non-zero quantities of additives into the consumable liquid. The dispensing assembly includes multiple apertures structured and arranged to retain vessels containing the additives to be dispensed into the consumable liquid.
Lifefuels, Inc.

Beverage-vessel holder and method

A beverage-vessel holder that includes a vessel support structure from which a first part of the beverage vessel is hung, and a resilient member that forms a plurality of contact points that press against a corresponding number of locations on a second part of the beverage vessel to gently and firmly hold the beverage vessel in place. One particular use is for holding beverage vessels, such as wine glasses, brandy snifters, or coffee mugs, in a mobile dwelling such as an aircraft, boat or recreational vehicle..

Highly soluble rebaudioside d

The invention relates to a process for producing highly soluble compositions containing purified steviol glycosides from stevia rebaudiana bertoni plant extract, more particularly rebaudioside d. Obtained highly soluble compositions are useful as non-caloric sweeteners or in combination with sugar or high intensity sweeteners in edible and chewable compositions such as beverages, confectionaries, bakery products, chewing gums and the like..
Purecircle Sdn Bhd

Creamers with improved texture/mouthfeel and making thereof

The present invention relates to beverage products, in particular a liquid non-dairy creamer composition comprising unsaturated high oleic oils; caseinate salts; emulsifiers; and wherein further characterized in that the creamer comprises hydrocolloids comprising lambda-carrageenan, high acyl gellan gum and carboxymethyl cellulose wherein the lambda-carrageenan ranges from 0.02 to 0.1 wt/wt %, high acyl gellan gum ranges from 0.23 to 0.28 wt/wt %, and carboxymethyl cellulose ranges from 0.04 to 0.12 wt/wt % of the creamer.. .
Nestec S.a.

Device for providing clean air in a beverage filling plant

A device for providing clean air in a beverage filling plant is described. The device includes an inflow channel with at least one filter for pretreating the air sucked in via a supply-air feed.
Krones Ag

High fructan cereal plants

The invention provides cereal plants having a high level of fructan useful for the production of a range of food, beverage, nutraceutical and pharmaceutical products. The invention provides methods of producing high-fructan products from plants modified to comprise a reduced level of an endogenous polypeptide with starch synthase activity, and products so produced.
Commonwealth Scientific And Industrial Research Organisation

Addition of ingredients having aromatic components to a beverage

A method for dry hopping a beverage such as young beer includes the steps of removing a portion of the beverage from the fermentation tank, mixing it with hops in a mixing vessel having a rotating paddle, and returning the young beer to the fermentation tank. A system and a mixing device are disclosed that are suitable for use with the method..
Barrel Brothers Brewing Company, Llc

Personal water dispenser

This invention is for a dispenser of cooled water or other beverage in a size and construction suitable for single-person use in locations such as a dorm, hospital, or motel room, where cooled water is desirable but often not at hand. This cooler consists of an insulating shell in the shape of a rectangular prism and comprises various internal off-the-shelf components, including a peltier chip for cooling and a kent valve for secure insertion of water, combined for the purpose of dispensing a clean, cooled beverage..

Connecting device and tapping assembly as well as a container and beverage dispensing

Device 5 for connecting a gas line 6 to a bag-in-container type of container 3, comprising a first 61 and a second part 62, movably connected to said first part 61, wherein one of the first or second part 61, 62 comprises a coupling opening 60 with coupling elements 67 for connecting the device 5 to a part of a bag-in-container type container 3 extending inside coupling opening 60. The connecting device 5 comprises a connecting element 70, movable between an extended position wherein the connecting element 70 extends partly inside coupling opening 60 and a retracted position in which the connecting element 70 extends less or not into coupling opening 60, the connecting device 5 further comprising a mechanism 72 for moving the connecting element 70 between the extended and the retracted position by relative movement of first and second parts 61, 62..
Heineken Supply Chain B.v.

Rapid high-pressure microwave thermal decomposition system, capsule and using same

Carbon dioxide, such as may be used for a carbonated beverage, is produced by microwave thermal decomposition of a starting material. An apparatus for the process includes a microwave generator, a microwave chamber, a capsule received in the chamber containing starting material(s) and one or more channel(s) for recovering co2 generated in the process..
So Spark Ltd.

Device for transporting containers

A device for transporting containers in a beverage filling plant is provided. The device has at least one first clamp, which can be pivoted between an open switching position and a closed switching position and is disposed in a pivoting plane, for holding a container of a first container size, and one second clamp, which can be pivoted between an open switching position and a closed switching position and is disposed in the pivoting plane, for holding a container of a second container size.
Korones Ag

Portion capsule with a three-ply nonwoven fabric

The invention relates to a portion capsule for producing a beverage, having a capsule body with a capsule base and a filling side. A cavity for receiving a pulverulent or liquid beverage substrate is formed between the capsule base and the filling side, and a filter element is arranged between the beverage substrate and the capsule base.
K-fee System Gmbh

Beverage delivery pod and use and manufacture

A pod containing one or more beverage ingredients is provided, where the pod comprises a generally rigid outer member (12) with an open top and an outlet opening in the bottom, with an internal filter (16) adjacent a bottom portion of the outer member, one or more beverage ingredients disposed above the filter, and a lid (14) closing the open top. The outer member has an outer peripheral sidewall (20) defining the open top and extending downwardly from the open top toward the bottom portion and inwardly converging toward the outlet opening.
Kraft Foods R & D, Inc.

Portion capsule and producing a beverage by means of a portion capsule

The invention relates to a portion capsule for producing a beverage, comprising a capsule body. Said capsule body has a capsule bottom, a side wall, a collar edge, and a lid.
K-fee System Gmbh

Empty plastic bottle recycling apparatus and advertising platform

An empty plastic bottle recycling apparatus and advertising platform (braap) that is used to captively hold at least one, and preferably multiple, plastic beverage bottles and includes advertising or promotional indicia printed thereon. The braap has a structure which is a strip, or an strip.

Beverage container identification

A container identification system for a container with a neck. There is a ring, wherein each ring encircles the neck.

Constructive arrangement applied to a seal in a beverage package

The invention provides a beverage package, having a seal on a container for beverages or any other liquid products, the seal having a variety of geometric shapes, such as triangular, elliptical or semicircular, and is generally attached to the lid of the container by a central articulation pin. A sealing tab is generally provided on the lower face of the seal and attached to the seal through the central core, and teeth are provided in the peripheral region close to the base of the seal, serving to penetrate into the edge between the sealing tab and the opening provided in the lid of the container..

Method for sterilizing packaged or partially packaged or partially sealed consumable items and storage containers and outer packages used for this

Presented are a method for sterilising packaged, partially packaged, or partially sealed consumable items, such as plastic opening and/or closing elements for subsequent use with beverage or food packaging, by means of a treatment agent having a disinfectant, and storage containers and outer packagings that can be used for this purpose. The method can be designed and further developed so that contamination of the consumable items with germ-forming spores is reliably excluded.
Sig Technology Ag

Product packaging apparatus

Various embodiments of a product packing apparatus are disclosed. Embodiments may include a rotating head assembly configured to selectively rotate all or a portion of unique feed lines, to generate a desired packaging configuration.
Sml Packaging, Llc

Beverage stirring assembly

A beverage stirring assembly for selectively stirring a liquid in a container includes a container that may contain a liquid. A stirring unit is removably coupled to the container and the stirring unit is selectively manipulated.

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

Brewing system and process of brewing a berage

The present invention relates to a process and a system for brewing a beverage in a beverage brewing system, said system comprising: i) a water inlet line; ii) means for controlling flow of water connected to said water inlet line; iii) at least one water heating device for heating water to a predetermined temperature connected downstream to and in communication with said means for controlling flow of water; iv) a water dispenser connected downstream to and in communication with said at least one water heating device, said water dispenser comprising means for controllable dispense of water; v) optionally a water distribution device arranged to receive dispensed water from said water dispenser; vi) a beverage substance container arranged to receive dispensed water from said water dispenser or said water distribution device; vii) a beverage container arranged to receive dispensed beverage from said beverage substance container wherein the flow rate of water in said system is adjusted so as to correspond to a predetermined water temperature in the water dispenser.. .
3temp Ab

Fluid pourover device for brewing a beverage and a fluid pourover method

A fluid pourover device for brewing a beverage is adapted to deliver a fluid, and includes a driving unit defining a vertical rotating axis, a transmitting shaft extending along a transmitting axis inclined relative to the rotating axis and coupled with the driving unit to be rotated about the rotating axis, a fluid delivering member connected and rotated with the transmitting shaft and having a nozzle assembly to deliver the fluid in a direction of the transmitting axis for forming an inclined fluid delivering path during rotation.. .
Tsann Kuen (zhangzhou) Enterprise Co., Ltd.

Beverage preparation device and operating method

A beverage preparation device (1) with a housing (2) and with an apparatus for heating and/or frothing milk, and with a milk pipe (10) through which the apparatus (8) for heating and frothing milk can be supplied with milk. It is provided that the milk pipe (10) is fluid-conductingly connected to docking means (13) which comprise a docking element (16) which can be displaced through a drive unit, particularly an electric motor, between at least one park position (p), a first docking position (27), particularly a milk heating position, spaced from the park position (p), and a second docking position (31), particularly a milk frothing position, spaced from the park position (p) and the first docking position (27), the docking element being fluid-conductingly connected with a supply port (14) for milk in the first (27) and in the second docking connection (31) and uncoupled from it in the park position (p), and in that the docking means (13) are designed as a fluid valve with which a free flow cross-section for milk for regulating a milk flow rate can be varied by displacing the docking element (16) from the first (27) into the second docking position (31)..
Eugster / Frismag Ag

Device for in-cup preparation of a beverage

A beverage production device prepares a beverage from a beverage concentrate contained in a receptacle. The beverage production device includes a support member for supporting the receptacle, a plate member arranged vertically to the support means, the plate member including at least four outlet nozzles for injecting a fluid jet into the receptacle.
Nestec S.a.

Portable beverage brewing and beverage analyte tracking devices and systems

Disclosed are systems, devices and methods for providing a beverage brewing and analyte tracking portable platform. In some embodiments of the disclosed portable beverage brewing and analyte tracking technology, an intelligent beverage management system includes a portable brewing device in communication with a user's mobile device (e.g., smartphone, smartwatch, etc.) for monitoring and controlling consumption and metabolism of caffeine and other compounds from beverages consumed using the portable brewing device and/or other beverages logged by the user.
Teango Technologies, Inc.

Drink protector

Within the scope of the present invention is a drink protector that prevents adulteration of the contents within a beverage container.. .

Food ingredients from stevia rebaudiana

The invention relates to a process for producing food ingredients from stevia rebaudiana plant and their use in food products, beverages and other consumables. Obtained compositions are useful as flavors, sweeteners, antioxidants, and other functional ingredients..
Purecircle Usa Inc.

Glucosyl rebaudioside c

The invention provides a process of preparing glucosyl rebaudioside c composition. The glucosyl rebaudioside c composition is useful as in combination with other caloric and non-caloric sweeteners as well as non caloric sweetener in edible and chewable consumables such as various foods and beverages, confectionaries, bakery products, cookies, chewing gums, and the like..
Purecircle Sdn Bhd

Microwave-assisted sterilization and pasteurization of liquid and semi-liquid materials

Methods for pasteurizing or sterilizing liquid or semi-liquid materials in a liquid-filled microwave heating system are described herein. The methods described herein may be used for pasteurizing or sterilizing a variety of different liquids and semi-liquids, including foodstuffs and beverages, as well as medical, pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, and veterinary liquids.
915 Labs, Llc

Microwave-assisted sterilization and pasteurization of liquid and semi-liquid materials

Methods for pasteurizing or sterilizing liquid or semi-liquid materials in a liquid-filled microwave heating system are described herein. The methods described herein may be used for pasteurizing or sterilizing a variety of different liquids and semi-liquids, including foodstuffs and beverages, as well as medical, pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, and veterinary liquids.
915 Labs, Llc

Beverage comprising tea polyphenols

The invention relates to a beverage comprising 0.05 wt % to 3 wt % tea solids and 0.1 ppm to 600 ppm water-soluble soybean polysaccharide (ssps), wherein the beverage is substantially free of exogenous protein.. .
Conopco, Inc., D/b/a Unilever

Sandvik Intellectual Property Ab

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Yeast for preparing alcoholic beverages

The invention relates to yeast cells with useful characteristics, including being capable of utilizing panose as sole carbon source and/or capable of utilizing one or more dipeptidesas sole nitrogen source. The invention also relates to yeast cells with useful genotypes including comprising at least 4 allelic genes encoding ima1p and/or at least two allelic genes encoding ima5p..
Carlsberg Breweries A/s

Beverage, additive composition, and method relating to these

Provided are a beverage having an effectively improved aroma, an additive composition, and methods for those. A beverage according to one embodiment of the present invention includes: 4-methyl-4-sulfanylpentan-2-one (4msp); and 3-sulfanyl-4-methylpentan-1-ol (3s4mp), in which a content of the 3s4mp is 200 ppt or more and 4,100 ppt or less, and in which a ratio of a content of the 4msp to the content of the 3s4mp (4msp/3s4mp value) is 0.2% or more and 2.5% or less..
Sapporo Holdings Limited

Oxygen-scavenging polymer compositions

The present invention describes polymer compositions that have enhanced properties as oxygen barriers, as well as manufacturing methods for such oxygen-scavenging polymers and devices composed of such oxygen-scavenging polymers. These oxygen-scavenging polymers offer several benefits over existing materials, including a reduced ability for oxygen and carbon dioxide to permeate the polymer, reduced foaming of beverages stored in containers composed of the polymers, improved moisture absorption, and increased anti-bacterial/anti-fungal properties..
Anheuser-busch Inbev S.a.

Container for preserving liquid contents

A beverage container includes a flexible inside container and a rigid outside container. The flexible container can retain a liquid and seal the liquid from environmental air, while the surrounding rigid container facilitates handling and pouring in a form factor that reproduces the look and feel of a conventional wine bottle.
Kuvee, Inc.

Apparatus for drawing beverages

An apparatus for drawing beverages, such as beer, includes a casing in which there is housed a compression refrigeration unit and has a receptacle located superiorly and adapted to contain the barrel of the beverage. The receptacle is refrigerated by the refrigeration unit.
Savese F.lli Industries S.r.l.

Re-usable container for substances for the preparation of liquid beverages, in particular coffee

A re-usable container for a substance for preparation of a liquid beverage is used as a cartridge for a machine for dispensing beverages. The container includes a first end portion; a second end portion; and a shell between the first end portion and the second end portion and delimiting therewith an internal volume of the container designed to house a substance for preparation of a liquid beverage.

Thermal energy storage pack, thermal exchange unit, and manufacturing thermal energy storage pack

An object to be cooled is quickly brought to a suitable temperature. An object to be cooled is quickly brought to a suitable temperature.
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

Packaging for alcoholic beverages, process of making said packaging and packaging barrels

Package (1) for beverages having an alcoholic contents (b) comprising: a wood barrel (2) configured for containing a predetermined quantity of an alcoholic beverage (b), at least one jacket (4) made of a plastic material film engaged outside the barrel (2) for covering at least a preponderant part of a lateral wall (2c) of the barrel itself, the jacket (4) comprises an elastically deformable tubular element (5) fitted at least partially around the lateral wall (2c) and exhibiting at least one elastically deformed portion intimately adhering to the barrel (2) lateral wall (2c); further an apparatus and process for making the package (1) by applying on the barrel (2) the jacket (4) having the shape of a first and second shells (7, 10) opposite to each other, are described.. .
Cryovac, Inc.

Vehicle cup holder having adjustable lit fingers

A vehicle cup holder is provided and includes a base and a sidewall together defining an interior space for receiving a beverage container. A number of fingers extend through the sidewall for retaining the beverage container.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Car cup holder for vehicle and tumbler for cup holder

A tumbler for use in a car cup holder may include a top-open, bottom-closed, pipe-like internal body for accommodating a beverage; an external body, surrounding the wall of the internal body at a distance to form an internal gap between the external body and the internal body; and a magnetic, metallic heating element disposed at a lower side of the internal body.. .
Kia Motors Corporation

Vehicle tray

A tray for use in a vehicle may include a base sized and shaped to fit within a vehicle cup holder and a tray attachable to the base and repositionable on the base to different positions. Slidable panels can support different sized beverage containers through openings of the tray..

Optimized drawing and wall ironing process of aluminum containers

It also relates to a beverage can manufactured by such a process, and characterized in that its reflectance measured at 60° is higher than 73% just after the last ironing step.. .

738538

Disclosed is a continuous process for the purification of steviol glycosides extracted from the dried stevia leaves using continuous simulated moving bed processes and nanofiltration without the addition of organic solvents to obtain a purified steviol product comprising sweet steviol glycosides. The sweet steviol glycosides can be used as substitutes for caloric sweeteners in beverages and in other food items..
Orochem Technologies, Inc.

Device for preparing frothy milk

A frothing device (1) to froth milk, comprising a boiler (2) for producing vapor; a pump (11) for producing pressurized air; air-vapor delivering means (4) to deliver air and vapor to the milk (18); the boiler (2) and the air pump (11) are connected to a tank (6) for separately feeding vapor and air to the mixing tank (6); the tank is connected to the mentioned air-vapor delivering means (4) to deliver air and vapor to the beverage.. .
Cma Macchine Per Caffe' S.r.l.

Cartridge with filter guard

A cartridge for forming a beverage includes a container defining an interior space, a filter, a beverage medium contained in the interior space, and a filter guard. The filter may be arranged so that liquid that interacts with the beverage medium flows through the filter to exit the interior space.
Keurig Green Mountain, Inc.

Device and system for creating infused beverages

A system for creating infused beverages that includes a solvent flow management system having a pump housed in a pump body and operably coupled to a pump drive system operably configured to drive the pump to induce a flow of solvent, housed by the pump, through a solute housed in a brewing chamber to generate an infused solution. The system also includes a heating element disposed within the pump body, outside of fluid contact with the solvent, and is operably configured to activate and thermally couple with the solvent housed by the pump through conduction within a material of the pump body.

Washable straw

The present invention relates to a washable straw and, more specifically, to a straw capable of being washed after being used for drinking a beverage, by sealing or opening the lateral side of a side body by circularly rolling side bodies, connected by connective joints, or an integrally formed side body. The washable straw includes: side bodies having a predetermined thickness, and formed so as to be long in the vertical direction; connective joints made of a flexible material, and allowing the side bodies to be rolled by joining the side bodies; and a detachment means provided at both of the outermost side bodies among the side bodies connected by the connective joint so as to detach both side bodies, wherein a closely adhered state in which both side bodies overlap by rolling the plurality of side bodies is maintained..

Dry ice beverage delivery apparatus

A method and apparatus for providing dry ice with a beverage is provided. Providing dry ice with the beverage includes causing a vessel containing pressurized carbon dioxide to expel the pressurized carbon dioxide into a trap, thereby forming dry ice and opening the trap.
Tr Markeing, Inc.

Process for modifying the properties of citrus pulp

A process is disclosed for modifying citrus fiber. Citrus fiber is obtained having a c* close packing concentration value of less than 3.8 w %, anhydrous basis.
Cargill, Incorporated

Pressurized beverage concentrates and appliances and methods for producing beverages therefrom

The present invention describes methods and devices in which concentrated beverage products, each packaged in a pressurized container, can be combined with liquids and/or other ingredients to produce one or more servings of a beverage. These products provide users with a convenient way to prepare both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages (including carbonated beverages) in various serving sizes and quantities by combining the pressurized beverage concentrate with (possibly carbonated) liquids and other ingredients..
Anheuser-busch Inbev S.a.

Pressurized beverage concentrates and appliances and methods for producing beverages therefrom

The present invention describes methods and devices in which concentrated beverage products, each packaged in a pressurized container, can be combined with liquids and/or other ingredients to produce one or more servings of a beverage. These products provide users with a convenient way to prepare both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages (including carbonated beverages) in various serving sizes and quantities by combining the pressurized beverage concentrate with (possibly carbonated) liquids and other ingredients..
Anheuser-busch Inbev S.a.

Process for obtaining citrus fiber from citrus pulp

A process is disclosed for obtaining citrus fiber from citrus pulp. Citrus fiber is obtained having a c* close packing concentration value of less than 3.8.
Cargill, Incorporated

Apparatuses, systems, and methods for dispensing beverages using alcoholic concentrates

A beverage dispenser includes a gas infusion device that receives a base fluid and a gas and dispenses a gas infused liquid, a ratio pump that receives the gas infused liquid and a concentrate from a concentrate source and dispenses a predetermined ratio of the gas infused liquid and the concentrate, and a mixing chamber that mixes the predetermined ratio of the gas infused liquid and the concentrate to form a reconstituted beverage. An insulated enclosure has an interior space in which the ratio pump and the mixing chamber are positioned.
Cornelius Beverage Technologies Limited

Beverage container with internally retained dispenser bottles

The present invention generally relates to liquid, beverage, and/or dietary supplement dispensers. Specifically, embodiments of the present invention are configured to provide a liquid or beverage dispenser that allows for convenient shipping and storage of a liquid, beverage, dietary supplement, dietary supplement mixture or beverage mixture while also providing for safe storage and shipping of one or more dispenser bottles, serving vessels, or similar liquid holding vessels to be used in conjunction with the liquid, beverage, or dietary supplement contained in the dispenser..

Lid with removable bottle opener and beverage container including the lid

A lid which includes a removable bottle opener and a beverage container including the lid are disclosed. The lid includes a lid surface having a receiving slot that receives the bottle opener, a circumferential wall which surrounds the lid surface and engages an open end of a beverage container, and a port that is sized and shaped for passage of a liquid, the port passing through the lid surface and positioned proximal to the circumferential wall of the lid within the receiving slot.
Polyconcept North America, Inc.

Container and opening arrangement for beverage production

Systems, methods and containers for forming a beverage. A container includes a closure arranged with a movable element that is movable to pierce a membrane and permit beverage material in the container to exit.
Bedford Systems Llc

Armrest with cup holder assembly

An armrest assembly with a cup holder includes an armrest frame with a cup holder frame. The assembly also includes a bezel with a bezel cup holder opening.
Lear Corporation

Composition, sulfite removal from beverages

Multipart functionalized materials are shown that remove sulfites from beverages and in particular wine. The functionalized materials consist of a solid support material having the ability to link polycarbonyls or polyamines thereto.

Medicinal composition for total body detoxification

A medicinal composition for total body detoxification is administered to a user to remove toxins from the user's body, as well as, provide hangover relief subsequent to the consumption of alcoholic beverages. The medicinal composition includes a quantity of activated charcoal and a quantity of dietary supplements; the quantity of activated charcoal and the quantity of dietary supplements being heterogeneously mixed into an orally-administrable composition.

Heated beverage receptacle

The invention relates to a beverage receptacle (10) comprising a receptacle body (12) and an active heating system (20). The receptacle body provides a chamber (16) for receiving a beverage and a cavity (18) which contains at least part of the active heating system.
Glowstone Ltd.

Timer-actuated valve assemblies for beverage brewers and related methods

Brewing assemblies and related brewing methods involving timer-actuated release of a fluid, such as heated water, during a brewing process for brewing and/or for release of the brewed beverage itself. In some embodiments, the brewing assembly may comprise a valve assembly operated by a timer such that a fluid is delivered in desired, preferably intermittent, doses.
Alpha Dominche Holdings, Inc.

Method for controlling beverage machine

A method for controlling a drink machine (100), the drink machine (100) comprising a boiler (1), a brewing cavity (3), and a liquid pump (2) connected between the boiler (1) and the brewing cavity (3), the boiler (1) heating the liquid within the boiler (1) by means of a heating apparatus (12); the controlling method comprising the following steps: starting the heating apparatus (12) to heat the liquid within the boiler (1); detecting whether the liquid within the boiler (1) reaches a preset temperature; when the liquid within the boiler (1) reaches the preset temperature, the heating apparatus (12) stopping working and starting the liquid pump (2), after pausing for a first preset time; and starting the liquid pump (2) until the liquid within the boiler (1) is all transported to the brewing cavity (3), and continuing working for a second preset time.. .
Midea Group Co., Ltd.

Portion pack for preparing beverages

A portion pack for preparing beverages, in particular tea or coffee, comprises a container for holding a substance suitable for beverage preparation and an adapter which can be inserted into a machine for beverage preparation. The container is liquid-permeable at least in some regions or can be perforated during the beverage preparation.
Melitta Single Portions Gmbh & Co. Kg

Beverage preparation apparatus

A beverage preparation apparatus includes a liquid storage tank storing a liquid, a liquid supply path having one end connected to the liquid storage tank and the other end serving as a supply port, a heating device for heating the liquid in the liquid supply path, an agitation tank accommodating an agitation member agitating powders and the liquid supplied through the supply port, an agitation member drive portion rotationally driving the agitation member, and a control portion controlling the agitation member drive portion. The control portion rotationally drives the agitation member before supply of the liquid from the supply port to the agitation tank ends..
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

Method and cartridge-based carbonation of beverages

Systems, methods and cartridges for carbonating or otherwise dissolving gas in a precursor liquid, such as water, to form a beverage. A gas source can be provided in a cartridge which is used to generate gas that is dissolved into the precursor liquid.
Bedford Systems Llc

Beverage cooler and heater

A system having a beverage coaster with a receiving coil that can be magnetically coupled or decoupled from a driving coil in a counter, table, bar, and the like. The coaster may be magnetically coupled to the table by moving the coaster into an area where the driving coil generates a magnetic field of sufficient strength.

Portable device for protecting personal items while keeping a beverage cold

A compartmented beverage koozie with a protective compartment that secures personal items while insulating a beverage includes a body defining a cylindrical interior that receives and maintains the temperature of the beverage. A curved plate forms a rigid mounting structure conforming to the cylindrical interior of the koozie.
Rec-creations, Llc

Cap a beverage container

An apparatus for a beverage container includes an integrated straw having an upstanding section 8, a spirally wound section 7 and a downwardly depending section 9, wherein the spirally wound section is formed of resilient material. In a collapsed state, the straw is provided substantially within a cap body, the spirally wound section being deployable from the cap body to allow the upstanding section of the straw to move away from the cap body..

Beverage can holder

A non-separable pull-tab is hooked on a hook which is attached to a little finger to hang a beverage can. Thus, various shapes of plates and beverage cans can be held by one hand.

Process for obtaining citrus fiber from citrus peel

A process is disclosed for obtaining citrus fiber from citrus peel. Citrus fiber is obtained having a c* close packing concentration value of less than 3.8 wt %/ anhydrous base.
Cargill, Incorporated

Method and system for making carbonated protein beverage compositions

A method according to an embodiment may be used to make a carbonated protein beverage composition for large quantity mass production purposes. The method includes flowing a liquid protein concentrate and water, and mixing them to form a beverage composition pre-mix.
Next Proteins, Inc.

Beer-flavored beverage

Provided is a beer-taste beverage, including: (a) proline; and (b) dehydroascorbic acid, in which: a mass ratio of the component (b) to the component (a), [(b)/(a)], is from 0.001 to 1,000; the beer-taste beverage has a ph of from 2 to 5; and the beer-taste beverage has a content of ethanol of less than 1 mass %.. .
Kao Corporation

Electronic access control and location tracking system

A method and system that allows authorized individuals access into controlled access locations and the ability to grant temporary and limited access to guests into these locations. The method and system allows for navigational services to be provided to members and guests, and real-time tracking and confirmation to members and administrators that guests have arrived at their destination and did not enter any unauthorized areas.
Collateral Opportunities, Llc

Portable device for controlling an alcoholic beverage through a container, a system and a method associated thereto

The present disclosure provides a portable device for controlling an alcoholic beverage that includes a single light source emitting a monochromatic excitation light beam of a wavelength between 350 and 650 nanometers, a beam splitter to reflect the light beam, a focus and collection lens, and a positioning device to orient the light beam along a direction substantially normal to an outer surface of the container. The positioning device positions the outer surface of the container at a predetermined distance from the focus lens.
Institut Polytechnique De Bordeaux

Method and cooling a fluid beverage below a beverage's freezing point

The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for super-cooling a contained fluid by exposing a portion of the contained fluid to a temperature below a freezing point of the liquid while exposing a second portion of the contained fluid to a warmer temperature. The present invention establishes a temperature differential between the ambient air or fluid temperature within the cooler and a portion of a receiving element which receives a beveraged container.
Buz Box, Llc

Multiple storage assembly

A multiple storage assembly provides an insulated housing comprising a plurality of segregated, independent compartments accessible by lids and drawers. The drawers provide a locking mechanism that helps inhibit accidental opening, and entry by children or animals.

Motorized liquid dispenser

A beverage dispenser comprises a bottle holder, a motor, and a controller. The bottle holder is configured to hold a bottle of a liquid beverage.

Capsules for containing coffee or another substance from which a beverage can be extracted using hot water

A capsule for use in a coffee extraction machine has a frustoconical side wall, a transverse base closing one end of the side wall, an open mouth at the end remote from the base and a peripheral flange encircling the open mouth. A section of the side wall of the capsule close to the flange is thicker than the remainder of the side wall..

Beverage can cover device and method

A cover for a beverage can includes a circular disc, an opening within the circular disc, and a raised lip fixedly attached to a circumference of the circular disc. The cover for a beverage can is useful for providing a means for covering a beverage can when in an opened condition, so as to prevent insects and debris from entering the beverage, to prevent release of carbonated gas from the beverage and to prevent premature warming of the beverage..

Lid for a beverage can

The invention relates to a lid (10) consisting of metal, in particular of aluminum. For a beverage can or the like, which lid is designed to be permanently connected to a can body and has a lid panel (20) on which a rivet (40) for a grip tab (14) is formed and in which a predetermined breaking line (34) defining a breaking open area is impressed, along which line an opening in the lid panel (20) can be opened by means of the grip tab (14), wherein a rivet base (47), which has resulted from a formation of the rivet (40), is present around the rivet (40), within which base the metal of the lid (10) is thinner and or more brittle than in adjoining region of the lid panel (20).
Ball Beverage Packing Europe Limited

Rack for holding or securing bottles adaptable to a shopping cart and a shopping cart containing the same

A rack for holding or securing bottles adaptable to a shopping cart that is useful for holding or securing and transporting bottles such as, for instance, beverage bottles is described herein. Also, a shopping cart containing such a rack is described.

Bottle cap thread rinsing system

Systems and methods for rinsing beverage residue from a mechanical interface between threads of a bottle and threads of a bottle cap is described. The bottle cap may include a sealable coating to create a seal against a rim of the bottle.

Method for isolation of alkaloids and amino acids, and compositions containing isolated alkaloids and amino acids

Described herein are methods to purify alkaloids and amino acids. Also described are compositions and methods to treat or prevent a disease using the purified amino acids and alkaloids.

Composition for oral cavity and food product, or beverage

It is an object to provide an oral composition, a food, or a beverage and a remineralizing agent having excellent action of remineralizing demineralized tooth enamel. The present invention is an oral composition, a food, or a beverage comprising sodium chondroitin sulfate and a calcium phosphate.
Kabushiki Kaisha Sangi

Beverage brewing device and beverage machine having same

Provided are a beverage brewing apparatus and a beverage machine having the beverage brewing apparatus. The beverage brewing apparatus comprises a barrel body for containing a beverage capsule and a cover body fitted with the barrel body.
Midea Group Co., Ltd.

Brewing system for beverage machine, beverage machine and beverage brewing method

Provided are a brewing system for a beverage machine, a beverage machine and a beverage brewing method. The brewing system for a beverage machine comprises a brewing device (1), a heating device for supplying hot water to the brewing device (1), a water pump (5) and a controller.
Midia Group Co., Ltd.

Modular machine for preparing beverages from capsules

Modular machine for preparing beverages from capsules, including a unit to supply electric and hydraulic services and a plurality of modules for the automatic preparation of beverages from capsules, each electrically and hydraulically autonomous with respect to every other module. The modules are respectively connected by means of an electric circuit and a hydraulic circuit to a single outlet electric connector and to an outlet hydraulic collector of the unit to supply electric and hydraulic services..
Illycaffe' S.p.a. Con Unico Socio

Beverage preparation machines

A beverage preparation machine configured to dispense a beverage through an outlet nozzle assembly, the machine comprising: an outlet nozzle assembly having provided therethrough a first outlet and a second outlet; and one or more conduits arranged to deliver selectably fluid to the first outlet or the second outlet.. .
Koninklijke Douwe Egberts B.v.

Device and system for brewing infused beverages

An infused beverage brewing assembly that includes a solvent flow management system (sfms) operable to receive a solvent and then at least one of modulate and maintain a flow of the solvent independent of a back pressure within a brewing chamber for housing a solute disposed to receive the solvent to produce an infused beverage, wherein the sfms is in fluid communication with the brewing chamber through at least one solvent conduit, the assembly including an outlet for discharging the infused beverage and having an electronic control system communicatively coupled to and operable to selectively modulate the sfms to at least one of modulate and maintain the flow of the solvent upstream of the brewing chamber and downstream of the sfms independent of the back pressure without the use of a feedback mechanism for monitoring the flow of the solvent.. .

Stevia composition

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

Composition for weight reduction comprising a beverage and beads

Subject of the invention is a composition for oral administration comprising a beverage and beads distributed in the beverage, wherein the beads have an average diameter between 2 to 10 mm, comprise more than 50% (w/w) dietary fibres, and wherein the amount of beads in the composition is between 1 and 20 wt. %.
Biosysteme Ag

Altering microbial populations & modifying microbiota

The invention relates to methods, uses, systems, arrays, engineered nucleotide sequences and vectors for inhibiting bacterial population growth or for altering the relative ratio of sub-populations of first and second bacteria in a mixed population of bacteria. The invention is particularly useful, for example, for treatment of microbes such as for environmental, medical, food and beverage use.
Snipr Technologies Limited

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Ergonometric faucet handle with changeable shape body

A handle for a beverage dispensing faucet, having an ergonometric size and shaped body that is easy to grasp and lightweight, the handle being configured to allow quickly and easily changing or selecting from different shape ergonometric bodies using specially shaped adapters having mounting elements shaped to the different shape bodies.. .
Newco Enterprises, Inc.

Container washing and detergent for use thereof

The presently disclosed subject matter is directed to acidic disinfecting and/or cleaning compositions that comprise an acid, a solvent, a nonionic surfactant and optionally one or more additives. The disclosed compositions can be used to clean and/or disinfect a wide variety of products (such as bottles) in the food, dairy, beverage, brewery, and soft drink industries..
Diversey, Inc.

Pull tabs for food and/or beverage cans

A pull tab for a food and/or beverage can coated on at least a portion thereof with a coating composition comprising: (a) a binder comprising a polyester material, (b) a phenolic crosslinker, and (c) an amino crosslinker, wherein the coating composition is substantially free of bisphenol a (bpa), bisphenol f (bpf), bisphenol a diglycidyl ether (badge) and bisphenol f diglycidyl ether (bfdge).. .
Ppg Industries Ohio ,inc.

Beverage feeder and beverage feeder assembly

The present invention relates to a beverage feeder and, particularly, to a beverage feeder in which a sealing member is disposed at a part lower than a discharge part of a nozzle, and the sealing member is disposed at the lower part of a beverage container so as to easily fit or separate the beverage container to/from the nozzle and, simultaneously, enable effective sealing.. .
Npc Co., Ltd.

Capsule for beverage preparation

A container for food or beverage preparation has walls defining at least one compartment adapted for containing at least one precursor ingredient, the walls including at least one fluid connection portion for fluidly coupling to a cooperating fluid connection portion of a food or beverage preparation machine having at least one source of a fluid mixing ingredient, whereby a food or beverage product is prepared within the compartment by mixing the mixing ingredient with the precursor ingredient. The container further includes at least one food or beverage delivery wall, and the container includes built-in pump means suitable for pumping the mixing ingredient from the source when the container is fluidly connected to the machine and for generating a fluid circulation within the at least one compartment, such that a food or beverage product is prepared and expelled through the delivery wall..
Nestec S.a.

Portion capsule, producing a beverage

The invention relates to a portion capsule (1) for producing a beverage, having a substantially truncated cone-shaped or cylindrical capsule base body (2), which has a cavity (3) for receiving a beverage raw material (101), and a membrane (4) closing the cavity (100), wherein the capsule base body (2) has a capsule bottom (3), and wherein the capsule bottom (3) has an outlet opening (107), which is scaled with a detachable or pierceable film (108), and wherein the portion capsule (1) is configured without a filter, characterized in that the film (108) has a tensile strength of less than 80 n/mm2.. .
K-fee System Gmbh

Container apparatus

A thermally insulated cooler includes multiple compartments for storing various items, such as beverage bottles, glassware, and accessories. The cooler comprises a first body section for housing beverage bottles, and a second body section pivotally connected to the first body section for housing glassware.

Beverage forming apparatus

A method and apparatus for controlling operation of a beverage forming machine arranged for use with cartridges of different types, or receiving an upwardly flowing beverage from a cartridge. A beverage outlet may be movable to receive beverage from a cartridge of a first type, and to not receive beverage from a cartridge of a second type.
Keurig Green Mountain, Inc.

Diffuser for beverages

A diffuser for beverages has a container, a cover, a diffuser body and a diffuser cover. The container has a bottom portion and a circular sidewall to form a containment space with a main opening.
Intercon Trader Ltd.

Glass with integrated rests for tobacco products

A glass with integrated rests for tobacco products is disclosed. The glass has a base, an open top, and a closed loop sidewall.
Saj Group, Llc

Microalgal food compositions

Compositions of microalgae-derived food compositions, including flours and beverages, are disclosed from multiple genera, species, and strains of edible microalgae. Microalgae used in the invention are free of algal toxins and contain varying levels of primarily monounsaturated triglyceride oil.
Corbion Biotech, Inc.

Fading reduced beverage

The present invention has an object to provide a beverage wherein fading of a caramel coloring is reduced. The present invention also has an object to provide a method for producing such a beverage and a method for reducing the caramel coloring fading in the beverage.
Suntory Holdings Limited

Portable brewing container

A combination coffeemaker and travel mug is provided. The portable brewing container is configured to allow users to brew coffee or other beverages while on the go, such as when travelling in an automobile.

Beverage whitening composition and method

A beverage whitening composition for whitening coffee, tea or hot chocolate, is described. The composition replaces a selected fluid, such as partially skimmed milk or whole milk, in a reduced volume while providing the same or a very similar whitening ability and taste as the selected fluid to be replaced, so as to be indiscernible to the consumer.
A.c. Dispensing Equipment, Inc.

Tokuyama Corporation

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Asahi Kasei Kabushiki Kaisha

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System and electrical and magnetic monitoring of a material

A system and method for monitoring a characteristic of a material by measuring electrical or magnetic properties of the material. The system includes a material monitoring device having at least one electrode and at least one magnetic coil, and is in communication with a machine learning model trained to recognize characteristics of the material based on electrical and magnetic properties of the material.
Ideacuria Inc.

Rapid cooling apparatus

A rapid cooling apparatus. The rapid cooling apparatus includes a base that supports a cooling chamber and a reservoir compartment.

Beverage dispensers with adjustable valves

A beverage dispensing valve includes a housing defining a chamber with an inlet for receiving a fluid and an outlet for dispensing the fluid. A piston is located in the chamber and subjected to a fluid pressure exerted by the fluid received via the inlet.
Cornelius, Inc.

Sport beverages and methods for their production

The present invention relates to a method for producing a sport beverage, comprising the steps of providing malt and/or unmalted grains, providing mashing liquor produced from spent grains, processing the malt and the mashing liquor to obtain a wort, fermenting the wort by using a yeast and optionally, blending with flavour(s) and/or vitamin(s); and/or adding of sugar(s). The present invention further relates to a sport beverage obtained by said method, wherein said sport beverage is non-alcoholic or has an alcohol content of less than about 1.2 vol-%, preferably less than about 0.5 vol-%.
Griffith University

Beverage container which promotes shelf-life

A closure system suitable for sealing a growler and dispensing beer under the influence of gravity and atmospheric pressure through a conventional tap faucet. A growler sealed with the closure system is held in an inverted position by a support system.

Method and illuminating the status of a consumable

An apparatus for communicating the status of a consumable includes a sleeve with a tubular housing. The tubular housing has a lumen with a proximal section and a distal section separated by an internal flange.
Fiji Water Foundation

Disposable capsule for machines for preparing infused beverages

A disposable capsule for use in machines for preparing infused beverages is disclosed. The capsule includes i) a cup-shaped hollow body adapted to receive a measured dose of a granulate or particulate product ii) a lid tightly fixed on a flange of the body; and iii) a distributor-collector insert.
Medys S.r.l.

Automcatic beverage mixer

A cap that can be attached onto a container such as a standard-sized aluminum drink can. The cap has a chamber that contains fluid that can be mixed with the fluid in the aluminum drink can to form a mixed beverage.
Sc Schredder Ip, Llc

System for filling containers, having a transport device

The present invention relates to a filling system for filling containers, such as cans, in the beverage-processing industry, comprising at least one filling station connected to a product storage container, a transport device by means of which containers are conveyed to the filling station, and a container feeding means that feeds containers to the transport device in layers, the transport device having arranged thereon a counter capable of determining the number of containers in the transport device, characterized in that a control unit is provided, which controls the container feeding means depending on the product amount available in the product storage container and on the number of containers in the transport device. The invention also relates to a corresponding method..
Krones Ag

Lid storage and application device

A stand-alone manually operated device for capping a filled beverage container with a lid. Lids are staged within the apparatus in a bulk storage queue and are individually transferred from a bulk storage queue and applied to a beverage container by physical contact to the application mechanism.

Weight-loss beverage composition and method

A weight-loss beverage composition including l-carnitine-l-tartrate, green tea extract, green coffee bean extract/chlorogenic acid, at least one b vitamin, choline bitartrate, inositol, para-aminobenzoic acid, raspberry ketones, acai extract, garcinia cambogia, and guarana. The weight-loss beverage composition is useful for promoting health and weight reduction..

Drinking straw with internal coating

A drinking straw having an internal coating for delivery of an active agent when the straw is used to consume a beverage is provided. The active agent includes sweetener, flavour, a nutrient and/or a pharmaceutical and optionally colour.
Unistraw Holdings Pte. Ltd.

Filtration and liquid level control system

A control system for delivering filtered liquid to a reservoir of a beverage machine. The liquid level within the reservoir is monitored, and when the liquid level is at or below a predetermined level, a valve opens to allow liquid to flow to the reservoir.
Haier Us Appliance Solutions, Inc.

Apparatus to prepare beverages

An apparatus to prepare beverages comprises a brewing chamber 3 movable by driving device 5, 6 along a vertical path, a first piston 7 and a second piston 9 movable within the brewing chamber 3, a hopper 25 to feed coffee powder to the brewing chamber and a discharge device 21 to discharge a spent coffee cake; the hopper 25 is pivotally mounted in the apparatus to obtain a desired distribution of coffee powder in the chamber.. .
Rheavendors Services S.p.a

Cooling straw and beverage container lid accommodating a cooling straw

A beverage container accommodating a cooling straw for dispersing heat while consuming a hot beverage from a cup or other container. A beverage container lid includes a cover portion for covering an interior chamber of a cup, a flange extending downwardly from the cover portion, and a cooling straw comprising a distal portion and proximal portion, the distal portion includes an uptake hole formed therein, and the proximal portion includes a plurality of cooling holes formed therein.

Methods and systems for an intelligent beverage mixing appliance

Provided herein are methods and systems for a networked soda reconstruction appliance, adapted for home or office use, that includes intelligent sub-systems for handling various beverage components, which can be mixed under intelligent control, including local control and control by a remote host system, which may help manage the appliance itself as well as the replenishment supply chains involved in delivering appropriate beverage components to the appliance.. .

Soluble beverages with enhanced flavors and aromas

Present embodiments generally relate to a sweetened soluble beverage component and a single-serve beverage cartridge for use with a single-serve coffee brewer. In some embodiments, the cartridge includes a cup, a lid and a single serving of sweetened soluble beverage component..
Starbucks Corporation D/b/a Starbucks Coffee Company

Beverage containing tea polymerized polyphenol and rebd and/or rebm

Tea polymerized polyphenol-containing beverages having reduced bitterness and astringency of tea polymerized polyphenols while maintaining tea-like preferable flavors, methods of production thereof, and the like are provided. The content of tea polymerized polyphenols in a beverage is adjusted to within a certain range, the total content of rebm and rebd in the beverage is adjusted to within a certain range, and the weight ratio of the total content of rebd and rebm to the content of the tea polymerized polyphenols is adjusted to within a certain range..
Suntory Holdings Limited

Method for making a fermented whey protein product

Disclosed is a method for producing a fermented whey protein product with improved stability, which can be incorporated into liquids such as beverages, or foods such as solid or semi-solid foods. In foods such as protein bars, the fermented whey protein product can decrease hardening over time and improve shelf-life.
Glanbia Nutritionals (ireland) Ltd.

Automatic beverage dispensing machine with improved human-machine interface

An automatic beverage dispensing machine (1) provided with: a controller (2); a human-machine interface module—hmi (4), for acquiring the selection made by a user of recipes for the preparation of beverages; and an actuator module (6), to cause the dispensing of a beverage into a receptacle (25), prepared according to a recipe selected via the human-machine interface module (4). The human-machine interface module is provided with: a display unit (10); and a control unit (12), to cause the display of a graphical user interface—gui (22), and to cause the display, in an area (22c) of the gui, of a recipe time bar (34) having a number of portions (35), each associated with a respective ingredient and with a respective preparation step of the recipe.
N&w Global Vending S.p.a.

System and producing a customized beverage or beverage concentrate

A system for producing a customized beverage or beverage concentrate is disclosed. The system comprises a personalization server and a distribution machine communicatively coupled to the personalization server.
The Coca-cola Company

Systems and methods of multi-touch concurrent dispensing

Systems and method for beverage dispense from a plurality of users include a beverage dispenser with a touch-sensitive graphical display. A computer of the beverage dispenser receives touch event data points and identifies one or more gui sections of a plurality of gui sections associated with the received touch event data points.
Cornelius, Inc.

Mobile terminal performing registering and searching recipe of beverage made by beverage-making apparatus and recording medium recording program performing the method

A mobile terminal includes a wireless communication unit configured to communicate with a beverage-making apparatus; a display unit; an input unit configured to receive a recipe input request for inputting information about a recipe of a beverage for the beverage-making apparatus; and at least one processor. The at least one processor is configured to: in response to the recipe input request, display a recipe input interface for inputting the information about the recipe of the beverage; and based on displaying the recipe input interface, receive recipe information for the beverage through the displayed recipe input interface..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Mobile terminal performing providing recipe for making a beverage by a beverage-making apparatus and recording medium recording program performing the method

A mobile terminal includes a wireless communication unit configured to communicate with a beverage-making apparatus; a display unit; and at least one processor. The at least one processor is configured to: receive a first request for selecting a first ingredient included in a first ingredient category for making a beverage with the beverage-making apparatus; display at least one recommended second ingredient, among a plurality of second ingredients included in at least one second ingredient category, that is determined based on the selected first ingredient; receive a second request for selecting a second ingredient among the at least one recommended second ingredient that is displayed; and display, through the display unit, beverage recipe information related to a beverage-making recipe that includes the selected first ingredient and the selected second ingredient for making the beverage using the beverage-making apparatus..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Mobile terminal providing content related to beverage-making of a beverage-making apparatus and a recording medium recording a program performing a providing the content

A mobile terminal includes: a wireless communication unit configured to communicate with a beverage-making apparatus; a display unit; and at least one processor. The at least one processor is configured to: receive, through the wireless communication unit, beverage-making state information indicating a state of the beverage-making apparatus; and generate content to be output through the display unit, based on the received beverage-making state information of the beverage-making apparatus..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Mobile terminal performing providing beverage information of a beverage-making apparatus and recording medium recording program performing the method

A mobile terminal includes: a wireless communication unit configured to communicate with a beverage-making apparatus; a display unit; and at least one processor. The at least one processor is configured to: receive, from the beverage-making apparatus, beverage-making information that is determined based on ingredient information of a beverage made by the beverage-making apparatus; display, through the display unit, a beverage-making interface that comprises the received beverage-making information; during a beverage-making process of the beverage by the beverage-making apparatus, receive beverage-making state information from the beverage-making apparatus; and update the beverage-making interface based on the received beverage-making state information..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Solubilization of pterostilbene and resveratrol for aqueous beverages

In one embodiment, the present application discloses compositions and methods of solubilizing pterostilbene or resveratrol, or mixture thereof in aqueous media.. .
Ironstone Separations, Inc.

System and mixing and selecting fluids and dispensing beverages

A portable apparatus for mixing fluids comprising is provided, and has a housing, inlets for receiving a plurality of fluids at the housing, and a fluid mixer for receiving the fluids from the housing and mixing them. The fluid mixer outputs at least one fluid blend.
Road Soda, Llc

Ambient filling system and method

Systems and methods for filling a beverage container with a carbonated fluid at ambient temperature while minimizing foam formation are provided. The carbonated fluid can maintain a laminar flow through the filling machine..
Pepsico, Inc.

Beverage brewing product

A beverage brewing product for brewing a sweetened beverage is disclosed which produces a sweetened beverage solution that can be mixed with a diluting liquid and which comprises at least one water permeable sieve wherein beverage material and granulated sweetener are contained. The beverage material and sweetener are brewed and dissolved during steeping in hot water to produce a sweetened beverage solution.

Portion capsule having an identification on the inner periphery thereof

The present invention relates to a portion capsule (1) for preparing a beverage comprising a base member (2) having a cavity (3) in which a beverage raw material is provided and which is closed by a membrane (4) which is fixed to a base element (2), wherein it has an identifier (7), which makes it possible to individualise the respective portion capsule. In addition, the present invention relates to a process for the production of a portion capsule, and the use of the portion capsule for making a beverage..
K-fee System Gmbh

Straw accessible multiple compartment beverage pouch

A beverage pouch includes: a first fluid compartment defined within the beverage pouch; a second fluid compartment also defined within the beverage pouch, the second fluid compartment located at least partially below the first fluid compartment; a first divider forming a barrier between the first fluid compartment and the second fluid compartment located below the first fluid compartment; an outer frangible portion located on an upper portion of the beverage pouch adjacent the first fluid compartment; a first inner frangible portion located on the first divider between the first fluid compartment and the second fluid compartment, the first inner frangible portion vertically aligned with the outer frangible portion. A straw is insertable through the outer frangible portion into the first fluid compartment, and wherein the straw is further insertable through the first inner frangible portion and into the second fluid compartment..
Innovationary Enterprises Llc

Drink-through beverage container lids with spill resistant tabs

A drink-through lid with spill resistant tab for use on a beverage container. 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.
Vaporpath, Inc.

Beverage container having fragrant component

A beverage container having a fragrant component, and related materials and methods of manufacturing the beverage container, are described. The beverage container may be a bottle assembly including the fragrant component between a finish of the bottle and a cap.

Disposable soda can cover

The disposable soda can cover is manufactured of any suitable material including waxed or coated, food grade, sanitary paper, and is semicircular or a half moon in shape, comprising a semicircular top circumscribed by a ridge which is constructed to receive the top edge or rim of a beverage can and cover the opening of the can.. .

Plastic bottle with a champagne base and production methods thereof

A beverage container for a carbonated beverage may include a base with a plurality of feet extending therefrom. The feet may act to reinforce a punt in the base of the beverage container to prevent deformation of the base of the beverage container when a carbonated or other pressurized beverage is added to the beverage container..
Pepsico. Inc.

End closure with large opening ring pull tab

An end closure for food and beverage containers is provided. The end closure comprises a central panel with a large opening defined by a score line and a safety fold positioned proximate at least a portion of said score line.
Ball Corporation

Process of making wine from a whole grape bunch, process of making pomace juice and powder, and producing beverages on the basis of juice and powder from a grape bunch

Further, a food composition for human consumption comprising a plurality of grape ingredients, wherein the plurality of grape ingredients comprise ground flesh, seed, stem, and skin from grapes, and wherein the plurality of grape ingredients further comprise one or more kh grape proteins.. .

Method of producing beverages on the basis of juice and powder from the mung bean

A food composition arranged for human consumption comprising a plurality of ingredients, all from mungbean. The invention provides a process for obtaining juice and powder from mungbean, wherein the seed of mungbean is grinded and centrifuged to make juice and powder.

Method of producing beverages on the basis of juice and powder from the maca root

A food composition arranged for human consumption comprising a plurality of ingredients, all from maca root. The invention provides a process for obtaining juice and powder from maca root, wherein the seed of maca root is grinded and centrifuged to make juice and powder.

Descaling device for a beverage machine and descaling a beverage machine

A device for descaling flow passages of a pod-type beverage machine, comprising: a container having a bottom wall and a sidewall extending from the bottom wall, the sidewall defining an opening at a top of the container, wherein the container is configured to be received by the beverage machine; a dry, liquid-absorbing material disposed within the container adjacent to the bottom wall, and configured to retard a flow of liquid therethrough; a dry powder descaler disposed within the container, wherein at least a portion of the dry powder descaler is disposed on a surface of the absorbing material opposite the bottom wall; and a cover over the opening at the top of the container and configured to seal the liquid-absorbing material and the dry powder descaler in the container.. .

Code and container of system for preparing a beverage or foodstuff

A container for a foodstuff or beverage preparation machine, the container for containing beverage or foodstuff preparation material and comprising on a surface thereof a code encoding preparation information, the code comprising a reference portion and a data portion: the reference portion comprising a linear arrangement of at least two reference units defining a reference line r, the data portion comprising at least one data unit, wherein said data unit is arranged on an encoding line d that intersects the reference line r, the data unit occupies any continuous distance d along the encoding line d as a variable to at least partially encode a parameter of the preparation information, whereby said encoding line d is circular and is arranged with a tangent thereto orthogonal the reference line r at said intersection, point.. .
Nestec S.a.

An ingredient dispenser

An ingredient dispenser for dispensing ingredient into a liquid. The ingredient dispenser may be embodied for dispensing ingredient into a liquid including water, for example it may be embodied as an ingredient dispenser for dispensing ingredient into tea, coffee, soups or other such beverages or foodstuffs.

Process for preparing a drink and preparing a drink using such a machine

An infusion chamber (2) for housing a dose of product and means for supplying a liquid under pressure to said infusion chamber, said supply means comprising a hydraulic accumulator device (4a, 4b) susceptible of storing under pressure a liquid from liquid injection means (8, 8a, 8b, 9, 25) of said machine (1, 1′), characterised in that said liquid injection means (8, 8a, 8b, 9, 25) and said hydraulic accumulator device (4a, 4b) are configured and disposed interconnected to the infusion chamber (2), so that a first fraction of injected liquid is susceptible of being stored under pressure in a cavity (5) of said accumulator device (4a, 4b), while a second fraction of the injected liquid is simultaneously distributed or supplied to the exterior through the infusion chamber (2) of the machine (1, 1′), allowing said accumulator device (4a, 4b) to store a fraction of liquid configured to ensure the continuous supply of a certain flow (qc) during a predetermined beverage preparation time or distribution time (te). The process comprises the steps of retracting the distribution cylinder (4a) piston (4b) or an element of said accumulator device to its active position through the injection of a liquid from an independent storage reservoir (9), and simultaneously supplying the liquid injected under pressure..
Minimma Espresso, S.l.

Machine for preparing a drink and preparing a drink using such a machine

An infusion chamber (2) for housing a dose of product and means for supplying a liquid under pressure to said infusion chamber, said supply means comprising a hydraulic accumulator device (4a, 4b) susceptible of storing under pressure a liquid from liquid injection means (8, 8a, 8b, 9, 25) of said machine (1, 1′), characterised in that said liquid injection means (8, 8a, 8b, 9, 25) and said hydraulic accumulator device (4a, 4b) are configured and disposed interconnected to the infusion chamber (2), so that a first fraction of injected liquid is susceptible of being stored under pressure in a cavity (5) of said accumulator device (4a, 4b), while a second fraction of the injected liquid is simultaneously distributed or supplied to the exterior through the infusion chamber (2) of the machine (1, 1′), allowing said accumulator device (4a, 4b) to store a fraction of liquid configured to ensure the continuous supply of a certain flow (qc) during a predetermined beverage preparation time or distribution time (te). The process comprises the steps of retracting the distribution cylinder (4a) piston (4b) or an element of said accumulator device to its active position through the injection of a liquid from an independent storage reservoir (9), and simultaneously supplying the liquid injected under pressure..
Minimma Espresso, S.l.

Beverage with suppressed decrease in degree of sweetness

An embodiment of the present invention aims to provide a low-calorie natural beverage suppressed in decrease in sweetness during storage. Provided is a beverage meeting the following conditions: (a) a mass ratio of (rebd and/or rebm)/reba is 0.52 to 1.58; and (b) a total brix of reba and rebd and/or rebm in terms of sucrose is 5 to 10..
Suntory Holdings Limited

Carbonated drink with improved carbonation feeling

It is an object of the present invention to provide a carbonated beverage containing caffeine that has improved carbonation feeling. A carbonated beverage comprising caffeine and potassium, the carbonated beverage comprising 10 mg to 40 mg of caffeine and 6 mg to 50 mg of potassium per 100 ml of the carbonated beverage..
Suntory Holdings Limited

Beverage, additive composition, and method relating to these

Provided are a beverage having an effectively improved aroma, an additive composition, and methods for those. A beverage according to one embodiment of the present invention includes: 4-methyl-4-sulfanylpentan-2-one (4msp); and 3-sulfanyl-4-methylpentan-1-ol (3s4mp), in which a content of the 4msp is 10 ppt or more and 120 ppt or less, and in which a ratio of a content of the 3s4mp to the content of the 4msp (3s4mp/4msp value) is 2.5 or more and 26.0 or less..
Sapporo Holdings Limited

Tea-based beverage

The invention relates to a tea-based beverage precursor comprising tea solids and at least 0.01% w/w water-dispersible biopolymer, wherein the water-dispersible biopolymer has a trouton ratio of at least 300, preferably 400, more preferably 450 measured as a 0.2% w/w aqueous solution at 20 degrees celsius, wherein the weight ratio of tea solids to water-dispersible biopolymer is at least 2:1, preferably at least 3:1. The invention also relates to a tea-based beverage comprising water and the tea-based beverage precursor of the first aspect of the invention, wherein the tea-based beverage comprises 0.0001 to 0.1% w/w of the water-dispersible biopolymer..
Conopco, Inc., D/b/a Unilever

Rapid spinning liquid immersion beverage supercooler

Methods, processes, apparatus, kits and systems for chilling and cooling closed bottled or canned beverages, desserts, and food items to selected desired temperatures by rapidly rotating and counter-rotating the bottled or canned beverages, desserts, and food items that are immersed in cooled liquids in short time spans to a super cooled temperature wherein an effect can cause slush-on-demand.. .
Supercooler Technologies, Inc.

Refrigeration appliance with beverage dispenser and valve assembly for a container of the dispenser

A refrigeration appliance, in particular domestic refrigeration appliance, has a heat-insulating housing, which surrounds a storage compartment for refrigerated goods and has at least one passage between the storage compartment and a dispenser recess disposed outside of the heat-insulating housing. A container-valve assembly is detachably installed in the storage compartment and projects through the passage.
Bsh Hausgeraete Gmbh

Method for aging or maturing ethyl or ethanol alcohol based beverages

A method and apparatus for aging spirits using a novel wooden medallion, where the method requires selecting a type of wood, washing the wood, roasting the wood, and contacting the wood with an ethyl or ethanol alcohol based liquid product.. .

Methods for the production of fermented beverages and other fermentation products

The present invention is directed to methods for making fermented beverages and other fermentation products including lactic acid and ethanol for fuel and the products produced therefrom.. .
North Carolina State University

Hop extract and producing same

In a method for obtaining a hop extract using supercritical carbon dioxide, the pressure of carbon dioxide in an extraction tank is adjusted to be in the range of 8 to 10 mpa, and the temperature of a separation tank is adjusted to not higher than 30° c. According to this method, an extract having a high ratio of the amount of linalool to that of α-acids can be obtained.

Device for filling a container with beverages through the bottom of said container

Device for filling a beverage container (4) through the bottom (11) thereof, comprising a solenoid valve (2), a filling nozzle (1) intended to be introduced through a self-sealing member (5) arranged in one of the walls of the container (4), the nozzle (i) comprising an internal duct and an injection outlet (9) and exhibiting an axis that is off-centered from the center of the bottom (i 1) of the container (4) and the orientation of the outlet of the injection outlet (9) of which follows an angle 0, with respect to the axis x along a plane containing the vertical axis of the container (4), and the axis of the center of the filling nozzle (i), said angle 0 being greater than 60° , and the injection outlet of the nozzle being, on the one hand, inclined and, on the other hand, positioned some distance away from the bottom (11) of the container (4) when the latter is in the filling position.. .
Drink Up

Pressurized counter-top beverage dispensing system

A portable beverage dispensing system is disclosed. The portable beverage dispensing system includes a reservoir container with an internal volume for holding a beverage.

Container-valve subassembly for a beverage dispenser and refrigeration device having the container-valve subassembly

A container-valve subassembly for use in a refrigeration appliance contains a container and a valve which is arranged on the base of the container. At least one closing body of the valve is releasably connected to the container.
Bsh Hausgeraete Gmbh

Beverage cooler assembly

A beverage cooler assembly includes a first cylinder that may have a beverage bottle positioned therein. The first cylinder is comprised of a thermally insulating material to retain the beverage bottle at a chilled temperature.

A container assembly for accommodating a beverage, a preform assembly for producing a container assembly and a producing a container assembly

A container (10) assembly for accommodating a carbonated beverage defining a temperature dependent internal carbonization pressure comprises a beverage container (10, 12) having a body part defining an inner volume for accommodating the carbonated beverage and a cylindrical neck part defining a gas filled head space. The cylindrical neck part further defines a circumferential rim (16, 18) defining an opening (18, 20) and an outwardly oriented surface (24, 26) which extends between the rim (16, 18) and the body part, and has an outwardly oriented circumferential flange (20, 22).
Carlsberg Breweries A/s

Beverage glass and beverage glass assembly

A beverage container assembly including a first beverage container having a first vessel body that has a first base. The first beverage container including a first rim defined on a first side wall distal to the first base.
Stacked Wines Llc

Adjustable cup holder adapter

A cup holder adapter for a beverage container comprising a container holder formed from a sturdy, resistant material, wherein cylindrical adapters can be attached to fit in a vehicle cup holder of various sizes.. .

Methods for formulating orally ingestible compositions comprising lipophilic active agents

Aspects described herein relate to improved methods for infusing food and beverage compositions with lipophilic active agents. More particularly, aspects described herein relate to improved methods for infusing food and beverage compositions with lipophilic active agents using tapioca starch or related compounds.
Poviva Tea, Llc

High efficiency self-heating containers

A simple integrated assemblage of components built around a modular solid state heater, and incorporating an intuitive consumer user interface (cui), enables self-heating functionality to be applied in standard beverage cans. The cui includes an actuation mechanism for user initiation of heating, as well as a novel means of breaching the can to access the heated beverage..
Heatgenie, Inc.

Code and container of system for preparing a beverage or foodstuff

A container for a foodstuff or beverage preparation machine, the container for containing beverage or foodstuff preparation material and comprising on a surface thereof a code encoding preparation information, the code comprising a reference portion and a data portion: the reference portion comprising a linear arrangement of at least two reference units defining a reference line r, the data portion having an encoding area comprising at least one data unit, wherein said data unit is arranged on an encoding line d that intersects the reference line r, the data unit occupies any continuous distance d along the encoding line d within the bounds of the encoding area as a variable to at least partially encode a parameter of the preparation information, whereby said encoding line d is linear and arranged orthogonal to the reference line r.. .
Nestec S.a.

System and producing and dispensing beverages

The system and method for producing and dispensing beverages ensures consistent delivery of the beverages by maintaining the associated natural flavours of the ingredients therein. Upon receiving a signal from an input panel co-operating with a controller, predetermined quantity of ingredients of beverage like tea leaves/tea powder, sweetener, condiments and hot/boiling water is introduced through a funnel into a brewing chamber.

Windowed single serving brewing material holder

A filter paper cup for making a beverage pod. The filter paper cup includes a base (or receptacle) and may include a cover.

Beverage production system using capsules

The invention concerns beverage production system comprising a capsule (10) and a module (1) for producing a beverage from the capsule, the capsule (10) comprising an enclosure (10a) and a rim (10b), and the module (2) comprising a first capsule engagement member (3), which can be displaced relative to a second, co-operating capsule engagement member (2d) between a capsule discharge position and a beverage production position, and the displaceable first capsule engagement member (3) comprises holding means configured for holding the capsule within, the module comprising at least two means (7, 7a, 7b) for engaging the rim of the capsule extending beyond the first capsule engagement member when the first capsule engagement member (3) is displaced from the beverage production position to its capsule discharge position, and wherein the holding means are discrete hooks (341, 342) configured to engage with the rim (10b) of the capsule, and the retaining means are configured so that, during the displacement of the first capsule engagement member (3) from the beverage production position to its capsule discharge position, one (7b) of the two engaging means engages the rim of the capsule before the other engaging mean (7a).. .
Nestec S.a.

Beverage in box cart

A cart for moving product over a floor surface includes a folding frame assembly having a first shelf support member and a second shelf support member pivotable with respect to the first shelf support member. A shelf is pivotable with respect to the first shelf support member and supportable by the second shelf support member.
Spg International Llc

Food and beverage products containing 1,3-propanediol and methods of modifying flavor release using 1,3-propanediol

Food or beverages prepared using 1,3-propanediol have shown to have modified flavor profiles, including modified flavor release, relative to an otherwise identical food product or beverage that does not include 1,3-propanediol. Inclusion of 1,3-propanediol uniquely modifies the flavor profile of these products or food ingredients in these products even when 1,3-propanediol is included in such low amounts that it does not itself contribute flavor to the product.
Kraft Foods Group Brands Llc

Systems and methods for reducing bacteria for items and extending shelf life when applied to food surfaces

Systems, devices, and methods for substantially reducing surface contaminants of a food and inhibiting yeast, mold and bacteria growth in a food, beverage or food grade cosmetic preparation comprising a substantially transparent and odorless solution made from a plurality of substantially organic compounds selected from: citric acid, sodium citrate, vegetable glycerin sea salt, potassium sorbate, decyl glucoside, sodium lauryl sulfate, calcium ascorbate, grapefruit seed extract, quillaja saponin, lauryl glucoside, calcium carbonate, ascorbic acid, sodium percarbonate and sodium bisulfate, and an applicator for applying the solution to the food substance.. .

Systems, components & methods for the preparation of carbon-neutral carbonated beverages

A system for the preparation of carbon-neutral carbonated beverages utilizing carbon-neutral carbon dioxide, comprising a storage vessel of pressurized (of at least about 120 psi) purified carbon dioxide, captured from ambient air or a mixture of ambient air with a minor proportion of flue gas effluent, by a process of adsorbing the carbon dioxide on a solid sorbent and separating and the carbon dioxide from the adsorbent using waste process heat, while regenerating the sorbent for further adsorption; a source of flowing potable aqueous liquid at a lower pressure than the storage vessel of carbon dioxide; a carbonator vessel in fluid flow connection with the source of flowing aqueous liquid and the storage vessel of pressurized, purified carbon dioxide, through suitable regulating valves to set the pressure in the carbonator dependent upon the temperature of the potable water; and dispensing means for passing carbonated liquid from the carbonator to a container for immediate consumption or to a sealed container for storage and subsequent use.. .

Non-dairy creamer formulation

Pressurized non-dairy compositions that can be expelled from a pressurized container, typically through an actuator, into a beverage are described. Upon combining the non-dairy composition with the beverage, a portion of the non-dairy composition provides a stable foam on top of the beverage (“foaming”) and a portion of the non-dairy composition is mixed into and remains in the beverage (“creaming”)..
The Whitewave Foods Company

Beverage and food production using greek yogurt acid whey

A method of producing a beverage base or a component for a beverage or a food, providing greek yogurt acid whey which has been obtained by separating the whey from greek yogurt during a manufacturing process for the greek yogurt; removing from the acid whey particulate material having a particle size of greater than 10 μm; filtering the whey, directly or indirectly thus obtained to remove from the whey any bacteria and germinated bacterial spores therein having a molecular mass of at least 10,000 daltons, the filtering being through a filter having a pore size of no greater than 1 μm; and filtering the whey, directly or indirectly thus obtained to remove from the whey any enzymes therein having a molecular mass of at least 1,000 daltons, the filtering being through a filter having a pore size of no greater than 0.1 μm.. .
The Concentrate Manufacturing Company Of Ireland

Stable ready-to-drink beverage compositions comprising lipophilic active agents

Aspects described herein relate to improved beverage compositions with lipophilic active agents and related methods. More particularly, aspects described herein relate to stable ready-to-drink beverage compositions comprising lipophilic active agents, methods of making such compositions, and methods of use..
Poviva Tea, Llc

Non-dairy creamer delivery system

Pressurized non-dairy compositions that can be expelled from a pressurized container, typically through an actuator, into a beverage are described. Upon combining the non-dairy composition with the beverage, a portion of the non-dairy composition provides a stable foam on top of the beverage (“foaming”) and a portion of the non-dairy composition is mixed into and remains in the beverage “creaming”)..
Whitewave Services, Inc.

Non-dairy creamer delivery system

Pressurized non-dairy compositions that can be expelled from a pressurized container, typically through an actuator, into a beverage are described. Upon combining the non-dairy composition with the beverage, a portion of the non-dairy composition provides a stable foam on top of the beverage (“foaming”) and a portion of the non-dairy composition is mixed into and remains in the beverage (“creaming”)..
The Whitewave Foods Company

Methods of creating customized beverage products

A method of creating customized beverage products includes providing a multiple stream filing system suited for producing an array of beverage products. The method also includes receiving an order for a customized beverage product from the array of beverage products.
The Coca-cola Company

Modular retrofit quench unit

The disclosure features various embodiments and aspects of a chest for quenching beverages. The chest can include a tank for holding a chilled mixture of ice and water, an ice maker adapted for making ice having an output for ejecting ice into a conduit in fluid communication with the tank, and a plurality of quench trays disposed above the tank for holding containers of beverages located in first and second positions.
Blue Quench Llc

Apparatus for controlling water purifier, water purifier and controlling thereof

A control apparatus for a water purifier includes a storage device and a control unit. The storage device is configured to store discharge information that includes an amount of beverage discharged from the water purifier in a time slot of a predetermined period of time.
Lg Electronics Inc.

Capsule for use with a beverage production machine

A capsule body is adapted for containing one or more beverage ingredients for use in a beverage preparation machine. The capsule body includes a base body having side walls defining a cavity for receiving the one or more beverage ingredients, a flange-like rim extending from the side walls and a sealing member adapted to provide a sealed engagement between the capsule body and the beverage preparation machine.
Spresso Novo Cap Ltd.

Beverage topper

A beverage topper can include a sleeve with connecting features for connecting the beverage topper with the top of a beverage container, such as a bottle. Beverage toppers can further include a porous reservoir therein for permitting a user to pass the liquid from the beverage container through a seasoning, such as salt, contained in the reservoir by tilting the beverage container..

Reliable opening can end for reclosing can

A can end for a metal beverage can, the can end including a cap top, arranged in connection to a pull tab configured to remove the cap top from the can end along a pre-defined groove, to thereby create a drinking or pouring aperture; and a shut-off valve, configured to seal the drinking or pouring aperture after drinking or pouring. The cap top is configured to remain located, after the removal, on top of the shut-off valve; and the pre-defined groove includes a stop for arresting, in a pre-defined location of the pre-defined groove, propagation of a tear along the pre-defined groove during the removal, where the stop includes an abrupt change of direction or an endpoint of the pre-defined groove.
E.v.d.s. Bvba

Container holder

Provided is a container holder that allows a beverage container to be inserted into a recess thereof with ease. The container holder (10, 90) includes a main body (20) formed with a recess (21) having an open top defined therein for receiving a container, a swing member (40) rotatably supported by the main body so as to be swung into and out of the recess, a roller (50) supported by the swing member so as to be rotated around a prescribed rotational center line (b) by a container engaging the roller as the container is pushed into and pulled out of the recess, and a biasing member (60) urging the swing member into projecting into the recess, wherein the swing member is provided with an inclined surface (47) extending from a part thereof located outward of an outer periphery (53) of the roller, above the roller and outward of the recess to a part thereof located directly above or inward of the rotational center line of the roller..
Nifco Inc.

Tools for up-cycling beverage cans into art objects, toys, and other items

Tools for transforming cans into parts for art and toys. You lock a can into a tube having openings that indicate locations to poke, cut, mark or slot the can, and this physically supports the can and guides the user's tools.

Beverage dispenser for preparing layered beverages

The invention concerns a dispenser (1) for preparing a beverage, said beverage being dispensed in a drinking container (2), preferably a transparent container, and said beverage being composed of at least two different layers of beverage component presenting different densities, said dispenser comprising: —at least one container (3a, 3b, 3c) for storing a soluble beverage ingredient, —at least one device (4a, 4b, 4c) for dosing a dose of soluble beverage ingredient from the at least one container, —a supply of diluent (5), preferably water, —at least one chamber (6, 6a, 6b, 6c) for dissolving the dose of soluble beverage ingredient with diluent to produce a beverage component, said chamber comprising a beverage outlet (61, 61a, 61b, 61c) for dispensing the beverage component, —a dispensing area (8) for positioning the drinking container (2), wherein the dispenser is configured for filling the drinking container with the beverage component from the bottom (21) of the container.. .
Nestec S.a.

Lumbar or neck support with beverage bottle

The present invention is (1) a lumbar support and/or (2) a neck support incorporating a water or liquid containing bottle for beverages. The invention devices are shaped to provide lumbar or neck support but retain a removable cap and a large internal volume for storage of a beverage..

Beverage vending machine

A beverage vending machine (1) comprising a cup storage (3), a cup support device (9) in a cup filling station (7), and a stirrer dispenser (6) to feed a stirrer (6a) to a cup (4) in the cup support device (9). The cup support device (9) is defined by a body in the form of an open ring (11) with a vertical axis (12), a cup supporting surface (15), and a lateral opening (13) to allow the cup to be transversally extracted from the open ring body (11).
N&w Global Vending S.p.a.

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

Portable system for dispensing controlled quantities of additives into a beverage

A portable, self-contained beverage apparatus includes a container assembly having a known storage capacity for storing a consumable liquid, and a dispensing assembly disposed within the container assembly that dispenses variable, non-zero quantities of additives into the consumable liquid. The dispensing assembly includes multiple apertures structured and arranged to retain vessels containing the additives to be dispensed into the consumable liquid.
Lifefuels, Inc.

Bottle for cold-brewed tea

The cold-brewed tea beverage bottle includes a bottle cap and a bottle body; a tea container is arranged on an upper portion of the bottle body or the bottle cap; a retaining cap is mounted in the tea container in a clearance fit; a bottom end of the retaining cap is of a zigzag shape, which is just opposite to a seal sheet on a bottom portion of the tea container; a water outlet is formed on an upper portion of the retaining cap; a pushing rod is arranged on the tea container and in the bottle cap; the pushing rod and a force-exerting sealing cap both are in threaded connection with the bottle cap; by rotating the force-exerting sealing cap and pressing down the pushing rod, the retaining cap props against the seal sheet to open, and the tea leaves in the tea container fall into the bottle to soak.. .
Guizhou Green Tea Technology Development Co. Ltd.

Integrated anti-spill container

A spill proof integrated container having a flexible cover, a snack container, a beverage cup and a straw. The snack container is attached to the beverage container.
Munchkin, Inc.

Flow restrictor assembly

A flow restrictor assembly for a beverage kettle having a valve member that moves with respect to an opening in the interior of the beverage kettle to restrict the flow of liquid from the opening in the beverage kettle. The valve member may be coupled to a handle that enables movement of the valve member into varying positions with respect to the opening to control the flow rate..
Whirlpool Corporation

Cold brew system, method and apparatus

A cold beverage brewing system includes a container and a supply of water. The container holds a brewing substance which forms a brewed beverage when combined with the water.
Bunn-o-matic Corporation

Magnetic base beverage container

A method of making beverage container (such as a wineglass, a stemless wineglass, a beer mug or the like) having a magnet adhesively affixed to the bottom of the beverage container. The magnetic base beverage container can be used in combination with a metal strip to support the magnetic base beverage container by attraction of the magnet to the metal support.

Closeable beverage lid

An improved closeable lid for a beverage container is described. The lid uses a base, a flanged gasket, a valve and a knob to allow a user to control the flow of liquid from the beverage container.
Goverre, Inc.

Plate with collapsible and non-collapsible beverage holder

A composite plate for use at social gatherings and the like wherein the composite plate serves as a plate for food as well as a holder for an eating utensil, a napkin, and a beverage container, thereby enabling the user to hold all with one hand while leaving the other hand free to shake hands with other guests, and to use the eating utensil or napkin, or to drink a beverage. The composite plate has an upper surface, a lower surface, and an outer rim, and the composite plate includes an aperture passing between the upper surface and the lower surface.

Shelf-stable, preservative-free liquid beverage enhancer products

A liquid beverage enhancer product for milk or coffee, including a shelf-stable and physically stable, highly concentrated liquid flavor and color solution including at least 10% non-water solvents with humectant properties including propylene glycol and optionally a non-water solvent chosen from the group consisting of glycerol, ethanol, isopropyl alcohol, propanediol, and combinations thereof, 5-90% flavors and colors, 0-70% water, 0-30% high intensity sweeteners, 0-40% sugars, and 0-40% acid, wherein the liquid beverage enhancer product has a ph greater than 4.6 and is free of preservatives sodium benzoate and potassium sorbate. A method of enhancing a beverage by adding a liquid beverage enhancer product including a shelf-stable highly concentrated liquid flavor and color solution having at least 10% non-water solvents with humectant properties including propylene glycol to a beverage, and enhancing the flavor and color of the beverage..

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Device and heating/bending/forming and heating/toasting barrels, casks, vats and the like for refining, conditioning and ageing alcoholic beverages and other foods

A heating/bending/forming and heating/toasting device of barrels, casks, vats or the like comprising: heating/toasting means (brazier) suitable to generate heat to produce the heating/toasting of an inner side wall of a wooden container for ageing food substances, such as a barrel, cask, vat or the like, said container comprising a plurality of staves arranged side by side along the perimeter with each other to form a polyline closed at a first longitudinal end thereof, bending/forming means of said staves wherein the device comprises centering means operatively connected to the heating/toasting means and suitable to be operatively connected to the staves on the side of the free ends of the staves opposite, along a longitudinal extension axis, the first longitudinal ends, said centering means moving the heating/toasting means to said central axis of symmetry of the barrel, cask, vat or the like.. .
G. & P. Garbellotto S.p.a

Cartridge for the preparation of beverages

Such that in use beverage produced from the one or more beverage ingredients passes, in order, through the first filter, the second filter and the flow constriction.. .

Compositions and methods for administration to subjects with dysphagia

Provided are novel methods and compositions for administration of pharmaceuticals to subjects with dysphagia. Pharmaceuticals are associated with beads and administered with food, beverage or cosmetic to provide ease of administration to subjects with dysphagia.
Cape Spear Pharmaceuticals, Ltd.

Gyroscopic cup holder

Attachment mechanisms that enhance and broaden the usefulness of a basic gimbaled beverage container holder are needed. The mechanisms developed are configured to form a rigid attachment to an external object, such as luggage handles; stroller handles; bicycle handles; boat railings; car/truck air vents etc.

Beverage container holder

A beverage container holder configured so that beverage containers with or without handles such as bottles, cups, mugs, cans, or tumblers can easily be placed in the receiver, that is attached to the extended base. The extended base then slides in between two allowing cushions, such as where the seat and back cushion of a sofa or couch meet, thus facilitating stability for the beverage container and allowing ease of relocation to the user..

Free-flowing edible composition, a foodstuff comprising it, methods employing it and a making the composition

The present disclosure relates to a free-flowing composition having controllable properties of bulk density, particle morphology, flowability and shakeability suitable, for example, for use on or in a foodstuff or a beverage. The composition includes a blend of: (i) a plurality of substantially discrete composite particles, each composite particle comprising a core of a first edible material provided with a discontinuous surface coating formed from a first plurality of non-uniformly sized particles of a second edible material; and (ii) a second plurality of non-uniformly sized particles of said second edible material.
Tate & Lyle Ingredients Americas Llc

Stable coconut water concentrate and making the same

The preparation of a shelf stable coconut water concentrate is described along with a method of producing a ready to drink fountain coconut water beverage from the coconut water concentrate. The resulting ready to consume fountain drink is made solely from freshly sourced or processed coconut water without adding other fruit juice, additives, enzymes, flavorings, colorings or preservatives.
Coco Fountain Llc

Mouthfeel blends for low and non-caloric beverages

The present disclosure provides a composition for improving mouthfeel of beverages, comprising: a hydrolyzed beta-glucan characterized by an average molecular weight (mw) of about 50,000 to 350,000; and a hydrolyzed arabinoxylan, characterized by an average molecular weight (mw) of about 50,000 to about 350,000. Also provided are methods of improving the mouthfeel of a beverage product by adding to it a composition of the disclosure..
Pepsico, Inc.

System for enhancing food and beverage shopping

A system for facilitating the shopping process is provided. The system embodies a computer implemented method of scanning content labels of containers of food and beverages contents, selectively retrieving content information pertaining to the food and beverages contents.

Single beverage container thermo electric cooler

Provided are active thermo electric cooling apparatus for self-contained portable cooling or heating of a single beverage container.. .
Extreme Laser Technologies, Inc.

Methods and multidimensionally moving solid, liquid and gas components during fermentation

Methods and apparatus are disclosed for the multidimensional movement of solid, gas and liquid components during fermentation according to a customized schedule to produce alcoholic beverages.. .
Loos Family Winery, Llc

Method and producing beer or beer-like beverage, and beer and beer-like beverage

A method for producing a beer or a beer-like beverage with a pure and mild hop aroma having a slight raw hop odor, which includes maintaining a hop-mixed liquid in a tank, which liquid contains a hop and a solvent, at a temperature less than the boiling point of the solvent, wherein at least a part of the hop-mixed liquid is withdrawn from the tank, and the liquid is supplied to an empty portion of the tank, again, to circulate the hop-mixed liquid through the tank. Also disclosed is an apparatus for producing the beer or beer-like beverage..
Asahi Breweries, Ltd.

Sweetener composition

Formulations comprising one or more sweetener and one or more flavor modifying compound are provided herein, wherein the formulation is provided for use in ingestible products, such as food or beverage products or pharmaceutical, or for use in non-comestible products, such as cosmetic or hygienic products. The formulations include combinations of any one or more sweetener in combination with any one or more flavor modifying compound described or referenced herein..
Senomyx, Inc.

Beverage dispenser for preparing layered beverages

The invention concerns a beverage dispenser (1) configured for dispensing in a drinking container (2) a beverage composed of a plurality of layers (2a, 2b, 2c) of beverage components, said dispenser comprising: a preparation unit for preparing the beverage components (30, 31, 32, 33) and dispensing said beverage components in a drinking container, a control unit (9) for enabling a user to control the preparation unit, said control unit comprising: a user interface (10) for enabling a user to select a beverage, a processing unit for driving the preparation unit in accordance with the beverage selected by the user, wherein the user interface (10) enables the user to choose the vertical order of the layers (2a, 2b, 2c) of beverage components in the drinking container, and wherein the processing unit is adapted to calculate the density (d30, d31, d32, d33) of each beverage component in order to obtain the vertical order of layers selected by the user in the drinking container.. .
Nestec S.a

Beverage dispenser cleaning device

A method and apparatus cleans plurality of beverage dispensers which sit in respective holsters. Cleaning solution conduits are oriented to spray cleaning solution towards respective tops of holsters.
Soda Gun Jetter Llc

Pet hydration system

A pet hydration system comprising of specific ranges of vitamins and minerals conducive to a pet's health, with such nutrients placed into a liquid beverage and ultimately dispensed via a compartmentalized beverage dispenser. The compartmentalized beverage dispenser is formed such that separate liquids are measured out and dispensed to the pet in a manner that the pet receives the optimal amount of nutrition..

Heated or cooled drinkware

An actively heated or cooled beverage container includes a body chosen from a group consisting of a mug, a cup and a travel mug, the body having a chamber configured to receive and hold a food or beverage therein. The container has a temperature control system that includes a phase change material positioned about at least a portion of the chamber that removes heat from the beverage disposed in the chamber that has a temperature above a predetermined drinking temperature to lower the temperature of the beverage toward the predetermined drinking temperature.
Ember Technologies, Inc.

Code and container of system for preparing a beverage or foodstuff

A container for a foodstuff or beverage preparation machine, the container for containing beverage or foodstuff preparation material and comprising on a surface thereof a code encoding preparation information, the code comprising a reference portion and a data portion: the reference portion comprising a linear arrangement of at least two reference units defining a reference line r, the data portion comprising at least one data unit, said data unit is arranged on an encoding line d that intersects the reference line r, the data unit occupies a distance d along the encoding line d within the bounds of the encoding area as a variable to at least partially encode a parameter of the preparation information, whereby said encoding line d is circular and is arranged with a tangent thereto orthogonal the reference line r at said intersection point; wherein the reference portion further comprises: a reference unit as a reference line orientation identifier, which is arranged at a centre of the circle defined by the encoding line d; a reference unit, which is arranged: at a greater radial position from said orientation identifier than the data units.. .
Nestec S.a.

Coffee machine screen and coffee machine

The present invention discloses a coffee machine screen and a coffee machine. The coffee machine screen includes a first screen body arranged in a cylindrical shape extending upwardly and downwardly; and a second screen body arranged annularly, and an inner ring edge of the second screen body sealingly connected to a lower portion of the first screen body.
Guangdong Midea Consumer Electrics Manufacturing Co, Ltd

Single serve beverage dispenser for an appliance

An appliance single serve beverage dispenser, beverage dispensing assembly, and method of operation is provided. The beverage dispensing assembly may include a brewing body, a shutter door, a lower needle assembly, and an upper needle assembly.
Haier Us Appliance Solutions, Inc.

Encapsulation system for protection of probiotics during processing

Comestible products, for example beverage products, are disclosed containing encapsulated probiotic bacteria having resistance to subjection to at least thermal and acidic conditions. Beverage products include at least one aqueous liquid and capsules comprising a gelled mixture of alginate and denatured protein, and probiotic bacteria entrapped within the gelled mixture.
Massey University

Process of producing beverage by fermenting cactus fruit and pitaya

A process of producing beverage includes washing and drying cactus fruit and pitaya; juicing the cactus fruit to obtain juice of the cactus fruit and juicing the pitaya to obtain juice of the pitaya respectively; filtering the juice of the cactus fruit and the juice of the pitaya respectively; mixing the filtered juice of the cactus fruit and the filtered juice of the pitaya with water to obtain a solution; pouring yeast and gram-positive bacteria in the solution wherein the yeast is saccharomyces boulardii and the gram-positive bacteria includes lactobacillus acidophilus and bifidobacterium longum; and fermenting the solution until beverage is produced wherein fermentation temperature is between 26° c. And 35° c.

Altering microbial populations & modifying microbiota

The invention relates to methods, uses, systems, arrays, engineered nucleotide sequences and vectors for inhibiting bacterial population growth or for altering the relative ratio of sub-populations of first and second bacteria in a mixed population of bacteria. The invention is particularly useful, for example, for treatment of microbes such as for environmental, medical, food and beverage use.
Snipr Technologies Limited

Altering microbial populations & modifying microbiota

The invention relates to methods, uses, systems, arrays, engineered nucleotide sequences and vectors for inhibiting bacterial population growth or for altering the relative ratio of sub-populations of first and second bacteria in a mixed population of bacteria. The invention is particularly useful, for example, for treatment of microbes such as for environmental, medical, food and beverage use.
Snipr Technologies Limited

Electronic identification, location tracking, communication & notification system with beacon clustering

A system and method for identifying a customer's location at a business and provide notification to a company representative upon arrival of the customer at the business location. Real-time location determinations for the customer and customer location tracking can be provided.
Collateral Opportunities, Llc

Heat transfer device

A heat transfer device is presented and more particularly a beverage cooling assembly comprising: one or more container holders with each having a first and a second wall with a chamber therebetween, the chamber having an inlet and an outlet and otherwise sealed, through which a circulating fluid is pumped from a reservoir, such as an ice chest; a reservoir adapter attached to the drain outlet of the ice chest and to a supply line, or a pump that is attached to the supply line that is attached to the inlet of the one or more containers, the first wall and a second wall forming a double-walled cylinder with a pocket for a beverage container. The circulating fluid is returned from the outlet of one or more container holders through a return line to the reservoir adapter and then connected to a long line placed through the reservoir adapter and then through the drain outlet of the ice chest, returning the circulating fluid to the reservoir away from the drain outlet.

Fluid heating system and instant fluid heating device

A fluid heating system may be installed for residential and commercial use, and may deliver fluid at consistent high temperatures for cooking, sterilizing tools or utensils, hot beverages and the like, without a limit on the number of consecutive discharges of fluid. The fluid heating system is installed with a tankless fluid heating device that includes an inlet port, an outlet port, at least one heat source connected with the inlet port, and a valve connecting the at least one heat source to the outlet port.
Eemax, Inc.

Use of a yeast extract for clarifying musts and beverages

The present invention relates to the use of a yeast extract including at least 10 wt % of nucleic acids, preferably at least 15 wt %, and more preferably 30 to 95 wt %, relative to the total weight of said extract, said nucleic acids being formed from fragments of ribonucleic acid (rna), for clarifying musts and liquids, in particular wines and teas.. .
Lesaffre Et Compagnie

Beverage container with double straw

Disclosed is a device for consuming beverages. One embodiment includes a first beverage container that can be removably attached to a second beverage container, each of the containers in fluid communication with a double straw, wherein the double straw includes a first straw and a second straw that are bonded together via a sleeve, the first straw inserted into the first beverage container and the second straw inserted into the second beverage container.
Wix Industries Llc

Food container system

A food container system is disclosed that includes a food container lid. The lid has a beverage container coupling structure that removably attaches to a beverage container.
Snacktops, Inc.

Container

A container is provided to contain a liquid to be used in a liquid dispenser that is space-saving and enables checking of the amount of remaining liquid, a refilling operation, and maintenance to be readily performed. A stock solution container in which a concentrated stock solution is to be contained and that is to be used in a beverage dispenser to eject a beverage constituted by the concentrated stock solution and a diluent includes: a containing portion having a bag shape and is to contain the concentrated stock solution; and an ejecting portion for ejecting the concentrated stock solution to the outside, the ejecting portion being provided to protrude from the containing portion.
Suntory Holdings Limited

Disposable dual beverage holding receptacle

A disposable dual beverage receptacle comprising of at least two fluid retentive chambers. A top chamber and a bottom chamber, the top chamber is connected with the bottom chamber using its base connector.

Beverage holder and beverage contanier

A beverage holder for a beverage container having a device adapted to communicate with a detecting unit. In order to achieve a quick cooling or heating of a beverage in the beverage container, a temperature control unit is operated in an extended temperature range once this has been communicated to a control unit by the detecting unit, wherein the control unit is in contact with the detecting unit and the temperature control unit..
Dr. Schneider Kunststoffwerke Gmbh

Beverage container holder for mounting to the exterior of a vehicle

A beverage container holder of rigid construction for mounting to an exterior of a vehicle for receiving and retaining a beverage container, having an off-set feature and a mount enabling the holder to be mounted at a preferred height and location while avoiding obstructions that are features of vehicle.. .

Grinding chamber of a grinding device for vegetal products suitable to form beverages, particularly roasted coffee beans

A grinding chamber of a grinding device for vegetal products suitable to form beverages includes, in its interior, a pair of grinders axially overlapping each other, one of which is rotatable with respect to the other which is kept stationary, a grinder support at least for the rotatable grinder, a motor member connected to the grinder support for setting the rotatable grinder in rotation. The grinding chamber is formed by a first bottom wall, perpendicular to the axis of rotation of the rotatable grinder, adjacent and below the support thereof, and at least a second cylindrical wall, connected axially to the first wall at the peripheral boundary thereof.
Gruppo Cimbali S.p.a.

Medicinal agent and beverage/food for preventing cerebral dysfunction and improvidng same

Provided is method for improving depression of a patient by administering to a patient suffering from depression an effective dose of sepiapterin or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt of sepiapterin in an amount from 0.1 to 100 mg/kg of body weight per day. The sepiapterin or salt of sepiapterin entering the patient's bloodstream and passing the patient's blood-brain barrier to enter a neuron, and the sepiapterin or salt of sepiapterin converting to tetrahydrobiopterin in a neuron of the brain and the tetrahydrobiopterin facilitating biosynthesis of an aromatic monoamine in the patient's brain to provide an elevated level of an aromatic monoamine in the patient's brain to improve depression of the patient.

Beverage preparation machine

The invention relates to a beverage preparation machine, particularly a coffee machine, which comprises two brewing chambers for receiving a beverage substrate for extraction, and a valve for switching a liquid supply to the individual brewing chambers, said valve being a membrane valve and comprising an inlet opening for the liquid supply, a first outlet opening for the first brewing chamber, a second outlet opening for the second brewing chamber, and a closing membrane.. .
Delica Ag

Heating device

The present invention relates to a water heating system (part number lacubucci hf aerospace as0012480) for beverage dispensing machines. The heater has a double system: a pre-chamber, preferably of the spirally wound type, for pre-heating the water along a predefined path, and a chamber which is always full of water heated with resistors making direct contact with the water (or in some cases with a protection jacket) for maximizing the efficiency..
Iacobucci Hf Aerospace S.p.a.

Fluid infusing apparatus

A device for infusing flavor into a fluid, as shown and described in any one or more of the drawing figures and/or any one or more paragraphs of the text. A method of infusing flavor into a fluid, as shown and described in any one or more of the drawing figures and/or any one or more paragraphs of the text.
Keenwawa, Inc.

Beverage filter assembly

A beverage slurry filter assembly is provided. The beverage slurry filter assembly may define a central axis and include a deflector plate, a separator fin, and a collection body.
Haier Us Appliance Solutions, Inc.

Portable household beverage machine

The present invention relates to a portable household beverage machine comprising a body structure and a cup which is detachably connected to the body structure. A tank, a pump, a capsule bin for containing a substance to be brewed and a capsule bin pedestal for closing the capsule bin which are communicated in sequence are provided in the body structure.
Nuevo Pty Ltd

Beverage preparation device

The invention relates to a beverage preparation device (1), comprising a central axis (2) with a brewing plane perpendicular to the central axis, wherein the brewing plane comprises a curved trajectory (3), curved with respect to the central axis, a first (4) and second (5) compression element, arranged for movement relative to each other along the curved trajectory, extending perpendicular to the curved trajectory, a brewing chamber (6) arranged for movement relative to the first and second compression elements along the curved trajectory, the brewing chamber having a tubular wall (7) extending parallel to the curved trajectory, wherein the tubular wall is arranged to be moved over an outer circumference (8, 9) of the first and/or second compression elements, a water inlet (14) arranged for discharging water into a brewing space, and a beverage outlet (15) arranged for discharging beverage from the brewing space.. .
Bravilor Holding B.v.

Combination coaster and electronic device holder

Some embodiments of the present disclosure include a device for simultaneously holding a personal item and a beverage container. The device may include a coaster portion configured to accommodate the beverage container; and a personal item holder portion attached to the coaster portion, the personal item holder portion configured to accommodate the personal item.

Production of food and beverage products from barley grain

The present invention provides a process for producing a food ingredient or beverage ingredient. The present invention also provides a process for producing food product or beverage product.
Commonwealth Scientific And Industrial Research Or Organisation

Gummy confectionery composition

The present disclosure relates to a gummy confectionery composition comprising: a gummy matrix and one or more components derived from an alcoholic beverage, the one or more components contained within the gummy matrix; or a gummy matrix and alcohol contained within the gummy matrix. The gummy matrix is derived from ingredients comprising a gelling agent, a sweetener, and a texturizing agent.

Beverage heating system

A system having a beverage coaster with a receiving coil that can be magnetically coupled or decoupled from a driving coil in a counter table, bar and the like. The coaster may be magnetically coupled to the table by moving the coaster into an area where the driving coil generates a magnetic field of sufficient strength.

Systems, devices and methods for fermenting beverages

Systems, devices, and methods for the automated production of fermented beverages are provided. The device may be modular, portable and/or self-cleaning.
Alpha Revolution, Inc.

Bpa-free coatings

Provided are poly(aag)-compositions, and corresponding coatings, foams, and coated articles. Also provided are methods for preparing the poly(aag)-compositions and corresponding reagents including.
Battelle Memorial Institute

Delivering tap for carbonated beverages equipped with forgery-preventing system and warranty seal with integrated degassing key, and vessel for carbonated beverages equipped with such tap

A vessel for liquids is described, made of plastic material, comprising: a delivering tap composed of a main body; a covering device equipped with two turrets for entering gas and exiting liquid into/from the body; two pistons operatively coupled to the turrets for controlling their opening and closing; two bottoms operatively coupled with the pistons for controlling their operation; and a tampering-preventing seal placed on the covering device in order to prevent an undesired external access to the turrets with an integrated degassing device for degassing the vessel at the end of its life favouring its correct recycling; and a neck of the vessel connected to the delivering tap and equipped with internal and external forgery-preventing means to cooperate with the tampering-preventing seal.. .
Vitop Moulding S.r.l.

Portable system for dispensing controlled quantities of additives into a beverage

A portable, self-contained beverage apparatus includes a container assembly having a known storage capacity for storing a consumable liquid, and a dispensing assembly disposed within the container assembly that dispenses variable, non-zero quantities of additives into the consumable liquid. The dispensing assembly includes multiple apertures structured and arranged to retain vessels containing the additives to be dispensed into the consumable liquid.
Lifefuels, Inc.

Stretchable beverage cartridges and methods

Present embodiments generally relate to a single-serve beverage cartridge for use with a single-serve coffee brewer. In some embodiments, the cartridge has a body portion, a first filter element, and a second filter element.
Starbucks Corporation

Soft-sided insulated container with lid fitting

A soft-sided insulated container assembly has a generally box-shaped form like a school lunch box, having a main body and a lid. The lid is formed of one of the largest panels of the box-structure, and is joined to the main body of the box by a hinge that lets the lid lie flat next to the main body when the box is open.
California Innovations Inc.

Multi-chambered beverage container and mixing apparatus

A multi-chambered beverage container and mixing apparatus that includes an outer container defined as a host. The host includes a host top, a host lid, a host body, and a host bottom including a plug.

Ingredient dispensing cap for beverage container

A beverage ingredient dispenser can include a seal assembly configured to form spillproof seals with the inner surface (i.d.) of a beverage container opening. Additionally, a beverage ingredient dispenser can include a beverage ingredient reservoir containing a beverage ingredient to be mixed with another ingredient for creating a mixed beverage.
Horn Company

Apparatus and brewing beverages

Apparatus and methods are provided for brewing a beverage from precursor particulates. The apparatus comprises a liquid delivery system for delivering liquid into a brewing basket.
Spectrum Brands, Inc.

Beverage preparation system

A beverage preparation machine permits automated preparation of a variety of beverages. A plurality of stations add ingredients to a beverage container and process the contents directly in the container in some embodiments.
Kerry Inc.

Kava beverage brewing apparatus

An apparatus for brewing kava beverage. Using the apparatus, kava beverage is brewed by filling a hollow two-piece spherical structure with extremely fine mesh screens with kava.

Flavored beverages

A flavored beverage composition is provided. The flavored beverage composition includes at least one amino acid; at least one succinic compound; and at least one flavor ingredient..
Givaudan, S.a.

Packaged beverage

Provided is a packaged beverage, including the following components: (a) 0.025 mass % to 0.5 mass % of a non-polymer catechin; and (b) at least one selected from the group consisting of an α-acid and an iso-α-acid, as well as a β-acid, in which: a mass ratio of (b2) the β-acid to the component (b), [(b2)/(b)], is 0.01 or more; and the packaged beverage has a ph of from 2 to 5.. .
Kao Corporation

Altering microbial populations & modifying microbiota

The invention relates to methods, uses, systems, arrays, engineered nucleotide sequences and vectors for inhibiting bacterial population growth or for altering the relative ratio of sub-populations of first and second bacteria in a mixed population of bacteria. The invention is particularly useful, for example, for treatment of microbes such as for environmental, medical, food and beverage use.
Snipr Technologies Limited

Self-compatible stevia varieties, breeding methods therefrom and methods of preparing novel compositions using said varieties

Novel cultivars of stevia rebaudiana plant, with a novel genetic trait of self-compatibility, and the advantageous use of this genetic trait in stevia rebaudiana crossing breeding for increasing steviol glycosides production, including food and beverage products and other consumables, are disclosed.. .
Purecircle Sdn Bhd

Liquid nutritional formula for tyrosinemia patients

Liquid metabolic formulas for dietary management of tyrosinemia, including nutritional formulas and hydration beverages (sport drinks).. .
Suntory Flowers Limited

Food and beverage compositions infused with lipophilic active agents and methods of use thereof

Aspects described herein relate to food and beverage compositions infused with lipophilic active agents and methods of use for the treatment of a variety of disorders. More particularly, aspects described herein relate to food and beverage compositions infused with lipophilic active agents such as cannabinoids, nicotine, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatories (nsaids), and vitamins, that provide enhanced bioavailability of the lipophilic active agents in a subject, and that mask unpleasant tastes of lipophilic active agents..
Poviva Tea, Llc

Identification of bitter ligands that specifically activate human t2r receptors and related assays for identifying human bitter taste modulators

The present invention relates to the discovery that specific human taste receptors in the t2r taste receptor family respond to particular bitter compounds. Also, the invention relates to the discovery of specific ht2r9 alleles and their disparate activity in functional assays with the same biter ligands.
Senomyx, Inc.

Beverage machine with thermoelectric cooler, heat pipe and heat sink arrangement

A beverage making machine having a tank may be arranged to carbonate and/or chill liquid in the tank. A thermoelectric device may be thermally coupled to the tank to cool precursor liquid in the tank, and a heat pipe may transfer heat from the thermoelectric device to a heat sink.
Bedford Systems Llc

Litter abatement with a photodegradable, single-use, foamed polystyrene packaging and container material and methods of making the same

Food and beverage containers and non-food contact packaging “peanuts” are made of foamed polystyrene (ps) containing 0.5% to 15% by weight of the photoaccelerant, such as for example benzophenone. This additive greatly accelerates the photodegradation of this novel packaging for a specialized use: the abatement of litter comprising single-serving containers and packaging “peanuts” disposed of on land and in water.

Beverage bottle for dispensing multiple beverages

A beverage bottle for simultaneously dispensing three beverages without mixing the beverages inside the bottle has a spiral-shape divider forming three compartments defining spiral paths for the beverages through the bottle and preventing the beverages from mixing inside the bottle.. .

Spill resistant disposable travel cup lid

A disposable drink-through dome lid for disposable drinking cups used in the sale of hot or cold beverages, the top of the lid elevated above the top of the beverage cup when in place. The lid's outer wall is elevated to form a drink ridge adapted to the user's lips for drinking through a generally oval-shaped drink-through orifice.

Continuous motion position controlled seamer

A continuous motion position controlled in-line linear seamer allows a manufacturer or brewery such as a microbrewery to have high speed can seaming (attachment of lids to full cans of beverage) with a single compact, inexpensive, independent and repositionable seaming machine. The seaming is carried out in-line with production, and is done using a linear can path with no need for a large carousel.

Aerodynamic-enhancing attachment for a beverage can with launch capability

A device with a plurality of attachments for a beverage can which enhance the aerodynamics of the beverage can, comprising a base assembly adapted for attachment to a beverage can and a nosecone adapted for attachment to a beverage can. The base assembly further comprises a basal member, a peripheral sidewall, a guide unit, a central aperture, and a plurality of stabilizing units.

Two part pour over filter

A pour over filter is described, that is suitable for brewing a single serving of coffee, tea or other like beverages. The filter apparatus of the invention is particularly well suited for percolating or drip brewing coffee or tea into a serving cup.
Vision Home Products, Inc.

Beverage dispensing machine

A beverage dispensing machine designed for aircraft use has compact dimensions, is low-weight and satisfies the safety requirements and standards applicable in that sector. The beverage dispensing machine can dispense both large quantities of a beverage, such as 1.6 liters of american coffee or tea, inside a jug positioned inside an appropriate seat, and smaller quantities of hot water (typically 150 ml), which can be used to prepare beverages, via a nozzle situated on the outside thereof.
Iacobucci Hf Aerospace S.p.a.

Travel beverage container

A lid assembly for a beverage container having a lid housing, a seal assembly and a trigger member. The seal assembly has a drink seal to close the drink aperture.
Ignite Usa, Llc

Beverage lid

Embodiments provide a beverage lid including an upper lid surface, a fluid exit port positioned at least in part in the upper lid surface, a vertical lid surface in contact with the upper lid surface and an anti-splash component in contact with at least one of the upper lid surface and vertical lid surface and positioned substantially between a fluid and the fluid exit. In the event of the fluid splashing, the anti-splash component substantially prevents fluid from exiting the lid through the fluid exit, and in the event of a user drinking from the fluid exit, the fluid moves around the anti-splash component and out the fluid exit..

Colorless and clear beverages containing flavorings

A colorless and clear beverage containing a flavoring is provided that masks an unpleasant taste or smell due to the deterioration of the flavoring and to which body is imparted. Whey protein is incorporated in the flavoring containing colorless and clear beverage..
Suntory Beverage & Food Limited

Liquid composition including citrus pericarp essential oil

A liquid composition including 0.2-3.5 vol % of a pericarp essential oil, including 10-300 mg/kg/acid of limonin, including 10-50 mg/kg/acid of rutin, having an acidity of 2.0% or less, and being suitable for blending in a beverage. Preferably, the pericarp essential oil, the limonin, and the rutin are derived from citrus fruit, and the liquid composition is preferably obtained using the pericarp of a citrus fruit from which the outermost layer is removed to a degree that oil glands are not broken..
Suntory Holdings Limited

A beverage

A method of producing a beverage concentrate comprising contacting a plant material and/or plant extract with hot water to produce a beverage, wherein the concentration of the plant material and/or plant extract in the hot water is at least 100 grams per litre. The method further comprises filtering the beverage to produce a filtrate, and producing a microbiologically stable beverage concentrate from the beverage or the beverage filtrate..

Altering microbial populations & modifying microbiota

The invention relates to methods, uses, systems, arrays, engineered nucleotide sequences and vectors for inhibiting bacterial population growth or for altering the relative ratio of sub-populations of first and second bacteria in a mixed population of bacteria. The invention is particularly useful, for example, for treatment of microbes such as for environmental, medical, food and beverage use.
Snipr Technologies Limited

Altering microbial populations & modifying microbiota

The invention relates to methods, uses, systems, arrays, engineered nucleotide sequences and vectors for inhibiting bacterial population growth or for altering the relative ratio of sub-populations of first and second bacteria in a mixed population of bacteria. The invention is particularly useful, for example, for treatment of microbes such as for environmental, medical, food and beverage use.
Snipr Technologies Limited

Insect repelling system

An insect repelling system including an insect repellant table setting including at least one place-setting having at least one place mat, at least one beverage holder, at least one coaster, and at least one table cloth treated with insect repellant to make outdoor dining more enjoyable for food and drink consumers by repelling insects from an area proximate to the insect repellant table setting.. .

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Correlating consumption and activity patterns

According to an aspect of some embodiments of the present invention there is provided a method for estimating product demand at one or more target venues, comprising: receiving a plurality local parameters comprising a level of product demand, and a volume of liquid beverage dispensed by at least one liquid dispenser, illumination conditions, audible conditions, number of people in the target venue, and/or identity of staff working at the target venue, and receiving general parameters comprising time of day, date, and/or local weather conditions, substituting at least one parameter in a classifier algorithm, the classifier algorithm calculated to correlate a desired level of the demand for products with the at least one parameter, and the classifier algorithm outputting a recommendation to adapt the at least one parameter to increase the product demand.. .
Weissbeerger Ltd.

Systems and methods for automated monitoring of the contents of a container

The present technology may relate to a substantially real-time container monitoring system for monitoring the content of containers such as beverage bottles. The monitoring system may be automated to record the content of the containers according to a metric such as the container's weight.
Weighup Llc

Accelerated spirit/beverage aging and flavor loading methods and systems

Accelerated spirit/beverage aging methods and systems are disclosed. Two accelerated aging methods are provided.

Fermented tea beer

A gluten-free fermented beverage for human consumption includes a mixture including tea and alcohol. The alcohol is formed by a single culture yeast and fermentable sugar not derived from grain.
Employee Brewing Company Llc

Container closure made of metal or plastic

A closure made of metal or plastic for a container for accommodating beverages or food has a mouth opening which is to be closed by the container closure. The container closure has a sealing insert which is arranged such that it closes the mouth opening with sealing action when the container closure is fitted on the container.
Actega Ds Gmbh

Beverage dispensing systems and methods

A beverage dispensing system comprises a beverage dispenser electrically coupled to a point of sale. The point of sale has an input module, a beverage selection module, and a dispensing module.
Beverage Design, Llc

Compact portable cooling container and keg dispenser

The present invention is directed to a portable container for a beverage, such as beer, from a sixth barrel or cornelius keg. The portable container is specifically designed for storing, cooling, transporting and dispensing a beverage, such as beer.
Pik Six Llc

Dissolvable and edible pods

An edible and dissolvable pod containing a powder enclosed by a film. The pod is an edible and dissolvable pod configured to dissolve in water or other liquids.

Beverage container finger ring

A beverage container finger ring that allows an individual to easily carry one or multiple beverage container by utilizing only their fingers includes a bottle cap, a bottle carrying ring, a tab, a flexible connector. The tab is adjacently connected to the bottle carrying ring.

Container with two side walls

A container for holding beverages and foods is provided. The container can include an inner sidewall, a bottom provided at a lower end of the inner sidewall, and an outer sidewall attached to the outer circumference of the inner sidewall.
Huhtamäki Oyj

Functional foods and beverages with synergistic properties to promote homeostasis

The present invention provides compositions having synergistic antioxidant properties in the modulation of toll-like receptor signaling for the promotion of homeostasis, immunity, energy conservation, protection of neural cells and anti-inflammatory responses, said compositions comprising plant and/or fruit extracts and a natural sweetener with high oxidation potential as defined by orac value.. .
Just-bio Inc.

Synergistic nutraceutical beverage formulations providing enhanced thermogenesis, mental clarity, and stamina while minimizing adrenaline and dopamine concentration perturbations associated with withdrawal

The invention describes one or more compositions for causing an increase in thermogenesis in mammals, comprising at least caffeine, hordenine and β-phenylethylamine and optionally the addition of b vitamins. The caffeine is often provided from green coffee bean extracts and normally comprises from 0.0001 g to 0.30 g of caffeine from 0.00001 g to 0.1 g of hordenine from barley and from 0.00001 g to 1.0 g β-phenylethylamine from cocoa beans.
Power Supplements, Llc.

Curcumin infused milk beverage and a process for the preparation thereof

A curcumin infused milk beverage composition comprising 0.05% to 0.15% alkalized curcumin, standardized milk with fat, sugar and stabilizing agents, wherein the ph of resultant composition is maintained at 6.8.. .

Machine for preparing a beverage with repeatable characteristics

A machine for preparing and dispensing espresso coffee or the like is described, said machine comprising: a first device for measuring the mass of an amount of ground coffee to be used for preparing an espresso coffee, a second device for measuring the mass of the brewed espresso coffee, a processing device for calculating a degree of concentration corresponding to a ratio between said mass of the amount of ground coffee and said mass of the brewed espresso coffee.. .
La Marzocco S.r.l.

Manual brewing press

This invention provides a novel solution for a device and method including a hand-operated brewing press 100 and a separate brewing container 120 configured to brew a beverage. The beverage is brewed via the hand-operated brewing press 100 by first attaching the portafilter 126 container a portion of the pre-ground brewing medium onto a press plate 130.

Beverage container holder

A chair shaped device including an aperture for receiving and holding a beverage container.. .

Support holding and transporting beverage glasses, and using same

A beverage glass transport apparatus holds and transports multiple beverage glasses, each having a narrow base portion and a wider upper portion. The apparatus includes a unitary fork body with two spaced apart arms defining a slot therebetween, with an opening at one end of the fork body.

Tooth cleaning devices and processes for using same

Tooth cleaning devices that are designed for portable, discrete use improve dental hygiene as well as cosmetic appearance of teeth. For example, teeth can be discreetly cleaned after drinking dark-colored beverages in social settings wherein conventional teeth cleaning devices are unavailable or inconvenient.

Compositions comprising rebaudioside j

The present disclosure provides high purity rebaudioside j and methods of making high purity rebaudioside j. The application also provides the use of rebaudioside j as a sweetener, and in particular, the use in beverages..
Pepsico, Inc.

Super food beverage

A beverage that provides exceptional health benefits includes a mixture of oatmeal and various combinations of other ingredients each of which provides specific health benefits. In several preferred embodiments, the beverage formulation includes ground oatmeal in combination with saffron, cardamom, flax seed, himalayan salt, pumpkin seed oil, natural sweetener and water.

New color for beverages

The present invention is directed to a beverage comprising a milled rhodoxanthin form with an average particle size d(v,0.5) of the milled rhodoxanthin in the form in the range of from 400 to 600 nm, more preferably in the range of from 500 nm to 600 nm, whereby the average particle size is measured by laser diffraction; malvern mastersizer 3000, mie volume distribution. The present invention is also directed to such a milled rhodoxanthin form, its manufacture and its use for coloring beverages..
Dsm Ip Assets B.v.

Liquid composition containing citrus peel essential oil

Provided is a liquid composition that is suitable for mixing with a beverage and that contains 0.2-3.5% by volume of citrus fruit peel essential oil, 5-20 mg/kg/acid of citropten, and 300 mg/kg/acid or more of hesperidin. In addition, the liquid composition preferably contains rutin at a concentration of 50 mg/kg/acid or less.
Suntory Holdings Limited

Method for producing caramel food coloring

A system and method for producing a caramel food colorant according to one example embodiment exhibits improved stability against precipitation and provides a rich brown color. The colorant is particularly useful for modifying the color of alcoholic beverages but has many other potential uses, including uses as an antioxidant.
Redleaf Biologics, Inc.

Solar drink holder system and method

A solar drink holder system includes a hand held thermoelectric temperature controlled beverage receptacle configured to receive and hold a cylindrical beverage container. A peltier thermoelectric module is coupled to the hand held thermoelectric temperature controlled beverage receptacle and is configured to generate and regulate internal temperature of a beverage held within the cylindrical beverage container.

Waste beverage container with ice separator

The present invention creates a unique method to recover ice from waste beverages. This invention could be especially useful for restaurants.

Single serving brewing material holder

A filter paper cup for making a beverage pod. The filter paper cup includes a base (or receptacle) and may include a cover.

System for preparing medicinal beverages using cartridge-type beverage brewers

A system for brewing medicinal beverages, using a cartridge-based beverage formation apparatus, comprises a cartridge containing a beverage composition comprising a mixture of one or more water-soluble active pharmacological treatment agents, such as pain relievers, cold medications, sleeping aids, laxatives, stimulants, or vitamins, and one or more water-soluble non-pharmacological constituents, which can include water-soluble carbohydrates, proteins, alcohols, sweetening, flavoring and coloring agents, anti-caking agents, buffering and acidifying agents, surfactants, thickening and stabilizing agents, antioxidants and/or preservatives.. .

Travel vessel for beverages

A travel vessel has a vessel body and a stopper, which upon engagement, is movable from an open, drink, position to a closed, sealed position. The vessel body has a top edge that allows drinking along the entire 360° perimeter; below the top edge is a cup-like portion; below the cup-like portion is a gasket engaging portion; and below the gasket engaging portion are internal threads for receiving and engaging the corresponding external threads of stopper to seal the open end of the vessel body.
Impel Studio Llc

Water purification catalyst, water purifier, beverage maker and method

There is provided a water purification catalyst element (100). The catalyst element (100) comprises a porous support (102) having a first surface (106) and a second surface (110).
Universiteit Twente

Method to enhance swallowing safety and appeal of beverages for treating dysphagia based on rheological and sensory parameters

An edible composition of matter having an apparent viscosity of from about 150 cp to about 2000 cp at about 30 s−1; a yield stress of from 0 pa to about 20 pa at 1 s−1; and a flow index of from about 0.2 to about 0.6. The composition may include an imaging agent.
Regents Of The University Of Minnesota

Combined barbecue beverage dispensing system

Provided herein is a combined barbecue beverage dispensing system to enable a user to cook foods and conveniently dispense beverages at outdoor events. The system may include a power source and entertainment module for wired or wireless connectivity with an electric device, and can therefore stream audio via a one-way or two-way communication protocol..

Shallow machine

A machine (1) for dispensing a beverage (84) from a capsule (2) has: an external housing (10, 30, 30′, 40, 50, 60) having an external front face (10), two external spaced-apart lateral side faces (30,30′) that extend rearwards behind the external front face (10) and that face each other; a beverage outlet (11) located on the external front face (10) and above a front area (20) for placing a user-receptacle (3,4) for collecting beverage (84) from the outlet (11); and a capsule handling device (70) that has a first part (71) and a second part (72) that are relatively movable between a capsule transfer position and a capsule extraction position. At least one part (72) of the first and second parts (71,72) is arranged to translate towards and away from at least one of the two external lateral side faces (30,30′) so that the first and second parts (71,72) relatively move between the transfer and the extraction positions..
Nestec S.a.

Mixed beverage unit

The invention relates to a beverage unit for producing a beverage. The beverage unit comprises a first provisioning module for providing a first liquid and a second provisioning module for providing a second liquid that contains alcohol.
Bsh Hausgerate Gmbh

Allulose syrups

The present invention relates to allulose syrups, use of allulose syrups in the manufacture of food or beverage products, and food and beverage products made using the allulose syrups.. .
Tate & Lyle Ingredients Americas Llc

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Rapid spinning liquid immersion beverage supercooler

Methods, processes, apparatus, kits and systems for chilling and cooling bottled or canned beverages, desserts, and food items to selected desired temperatures by rapidly rotating and counter-rotating the bottled or canned beverages, desserts, and food items that are immersed in cooled liquids in short time spans.. .
Supercooler Technologies, Inc.

Self-cooling food or beverage container having a heat exchange unit using liquid carbon dioxide and having a dual function valve

A self-chilling food or beverage container including an outer container and a heat exchange unit (heu) secured internally of said outer container and having liquid carbon dioxide (co2) therein, the heu including a valve member which provides a restricted orifice in one position to allow the liquid co2 to pass from the liquid state directly to the gaseous state while maintaining pressure in the heu to keep the residual co2 in the liquid state and in a second position to provide a substantially unrestricted flow path to permit liquid co2 to be inserted into the heu.. .
Joseph Company International, Inc.

Infuser for alcoholic beverages

An infuser for alcoholic beverages, having a container of ethyl alcohol and a water source, both of which are hydraulically connected to a volumetric mixing chamber, a water capsule holder located downstream of the volumetric chamber and intended to receive capsules containing single doses of essences, and extracting liquid from the volumetric chamber and injecting same into a capsule. The ethyl alcohol container and the water source are connected to the volumetric chamber by shut-off solenoid valves, and the volumetric chamber contains a main electrode and a plurality of secondary electrodes disposed above the main electrode at different levels..
Smart Spirits, S.l.

Multi-tower modular dispensing system

The disclosure concerns a system including a multi-tower modular dispensing system comprising at least a first dispensing head and a second dispensing head at a counter, a transfer unit located remotely from the counter, piping extending from the transfer unit to the counter, the transfer unit comprising a centralized ingredient system having a plurality of beverage ingredient sources, the centralized ingredient system configured to supply beverage ingredients to the piping for the dispensing of a first beverage at the counter, the piping comprising a main micro bundle, the main micro bundle comprising at least two separate beverage ingredient lines.. .
Pepsico, Inc.

Syrup pump and controller

A beverage syrup pump system is disclosed including a pump housing having an internal pumping chamber, a pump motor, and a pumping mechanism driven by the motor within the pumping chamber. The pumping mechanism receives a syrup fluid at a first pressure and discharges the fluid at a second pressure which is greater than the first pressure.

Capsule for the preparation of infused or soluble beverages

A capsule (1) for the preparation of infused or soluble beverages comprises a cup (2) suitable to contain the substance (11) to be infused or dissolved, and provided with a bottom (3) with an opening (31) for the outflow of the infused beverage. The base (33) is provided with a plurality of reliefs (310, 320, 330, 340, 350, 360) having an upper surface devoid of cutting or puncture elements.
Bisio Progetti S.p.a.

System for producing a tea beverage

The invention relates to a single serve capsule for producing tea, comprising a capsule body with a capsule base and a filling side. A cavity for accommodating a powdered or liquid tea granulate is formed between the capsule base and the filling side, a filter element is arranged between the tea granulate and the capsule base, and said filter element comprises a filter structure which is arranged in the region of the capsule base..
K-fee System Gmbh

Containers and methods for isolating liquids prior to dispensing

A container (100) or isolating first and second fluids, such as beverage concentrate components, until dispensing is provided, as well as methods of assembly and dispensing. The container can have first (111) and second (113) enclosed bodies for containing the first and second fluids to be dispensed and an insert (130) directing fluid from the enclosed bodies, such as toward one or more valves or separate discharge paths (148a, 148b)..
Kraft Foods Group Brands Llc

Cellulose-based beverage cartridge

Systems, methods, apparatuses and articles of manufacture for cellulose-based multipurpose single-serve beverage cartridges. A cartridge in accordance with an aspect of the present disclosure comprises a cartridge body body comprising a cellulose-based material, a filter, a beverage material, and a cover.

Bottle with bottle cap delivery system

A bottle with bottle cap capable having a substance retained therein. The bottle cap threadedly engages the bottle containing a beverage therein.

Method for the manufacture of an aluminum sheet product from used beverage containers

An aluminum alloy and recycle method are provided in which the recycled used beverage containers form an alloy composition useful with relatively minor compositional adjustments for body stock.. .
Golden Aluminum, Inc.

Carbonated beverage bottle bases and methods of making the same

This disclosure provides new carbonated beverage bottle design, particularly carbonated soft drink bottle bases, that can afford improvements in various structural and functional features of the blow molded bottles. The bottle base design can be generated by providing a spherical bottle end cap and extruding at least three (3) feet from the spherical end cap, wherein the center portion of each valley cross section between the extruded feet is convex..
The Coca-cola Company

Travel play tray

A travel tray having a flexible magnetically receptive, dry erase play surface permitting a child user to “stick” magnetic pieces to the play surface as desired as well as write or draw on the play surface using non-toxic dry erase markers is described. Variations include side pockets to store play items, such as markers, magnets, small toys and snacks.

Quick disconnect pump

A quick disconnect pump assembly is disclosed. The pump assembly includes a housing with inlet and outlet ports, an elongate slot, and a retainer channel.
Standex International Corporation

Compositions containing non-polar compounds

Provided herein are compositions and methods for preparing foods and beverages that contain additives, such as nutraceuticals, pharmaceuticals, and supplements, such as essential fatty acids, including omega-3 fatty acids, omega-6 fatty acids, conjugated fatty acids, and other fatty acids; phytochemicals, including phytosterols; other oils; and coenzymes, including coenzyme q10, and other oil-based additives.. .
Virun, Inc.

Cup lid with wide drinking edge and interior baffle wall

A removable lid for a drinking cup is described. The removable lid has a top side with an ellipsoidal recession having a bottom opening.

Mouthpiece for drinking from beverage cans

The invention relates to a mouthpiece (1) in the form of a plastic fitting mounted on the lid of a can (2).. .

Universal lid system and methods

A universal lid system and methods for use with any of a selection of teapots for quick and sanitary beverage preparation. More specifically, the present invention is directed to a system and methods including a lid sized and shaped to facilitate the storage of a retention element such as a tea bag.
Mighty Leaf Tea

Gravity feed roller strip seats for plastic glide tray

Disclosed are roller strip seats adapted to be used in conjunction with plastic glide trays for displaying beverages. The roller strip seats have a base and a plurality of rollers, where the base has a top, a bottom, a width having two edges and a length having two ends, a first and a second roller support bar on opposite sides of the width of the base along the length, where each roller support bar has a plurality of spaced openings configured to hold one of the plurality of rollers.
Sungal Corporation

Shelf-stable ready to drink beverages containing hydrolyzed whole grain and a stabilizing system

Shelf stable ready to drink beverages are provided, and methods for making such beverages are also provided. The beverages comprise a hydrolyzed whole grain composition and a stabilizing system comprising high acyl gellan and optionally iota carrageenan.
Nestec S.a.

Method for dissolving carbon dioxide without pressurizing and cooling

Disclosed is a method for bottling a carbonated beverage in a container without causing overflow of the carbonated beverage or evaporation of carbon dioxide, the method including: placing a beverage composition without carbon dioxide in the container; introducing solid or liquid carbon dioxide to the beverage composition in the container to delay a change of vapor pressure in the container; and sealing the container before the introduced solid or liquid carbon dioxide is dissolved in the beverage composition, wherein a part of the introduced solid or liquid carbon dioxide in the sealed container becomes gas and the rest of the introduced solid or liquid carbon dioxide is dissolved in the beverage composition by pressure of the gas from the part of the introduced solid or liquid carbon dioxide without providing additional beverage composition, carbon dioxide and pressure in the container after sealing the container.. .

Non-alcoholic beer-taste beverage

A beer-taste beverage which is substantially nonalcoholic, containing (a) a collagen peptide having an average molecular weight of from 500 to 8,000, (b) a carbon dioxide gas, (c) an iso-α acid, and (d) an acidulant, wherein a ph is 3 or more and 4 or less, and wherein the content of the collagen peptide is from 280 to 1,800 mg/100 ml, and wherein the content of the iso-α acid is from 1.0×10−3 to 3.0×10−3% by mass. The beer-taste beverage of the present invention has excellent initial tastes of sour taste and bitterness and has beer-like taste, so that the beer-taste beverage can provide a new taste as luxury products..
Suntory Holdings Limited

Liquid composition containing fruit essential oil

Provided is a liquid composition that is suitable for mixing with a beverage, that contains 0.2-3.5 volume % of a fruit essential oil, that has an acidity of 2.0% or less, that contains 0.5-10 g/kg/brix of pectin, in which the total amount of phosphatidylcholine (pc) and phosphatidylethanolamine (pe) is 10-100 mg/kg/brix, and in which pe/pc is 0.5-1.5. The liquid composition preferably has an ethanol concentration of 1% or less..
Suntory Holdings Limited

Systems for controlled liquid food or beverage product creation

Systems for and methods of controlled liquid food or beverage product creation are provided. A method of producing a liquid product from a receptacle containing frozen liquid contents includes receiving the receptacle containing a frozen liquid contents in a dispenser, identifying a characteristic of the receptacle, the contents, and/or a desired product, melting at least a portion of the contents to generate the product by selectively heating the receptacle and/or the contents without adding liquid to the interior of the receptacle and/or supplying a liquid to the interior of the receptacle, wherein the selectively heating without adding liquid to the interior of the receptacle and/or suppling the liquid is based on the identified characteristic.
Meltz, Llc

Data exchange between a machine and an external control module in the beverage industry

The application relates to a device for a machine in the beverage industry, comprising an hmi for user input of control commands for the machine. The device is configured to be connectable to an external control module via a wireless communication connection.
Krones Ag

Beverage container packaging

A beverage container packaging assembly is disclosed. The beverage container packaging assembly includes a bottom tray, center support, and a top tray.
Acorn West Llc

Beverage bottling plant having an information adding station for adding information to bottles and a operating a beverage bottling plant information adding station

A beverage bottling plant having an information adding station for adding information to bottles and a method of operating a beverage bottling plant information adding station. The abstract of the disclosure is submitted herewith as required by 37 c.f.r.

Method for producing metal-supported zeolite for alcoholic beverages, metal-supported zeolite for alcoholic beverages, and producing alcoholic beverages

The invention is to provide a method for producing a metal-supported zeolite for alcoholic beverages capable of efficiently removing unwanted components contained in alcoholic beverages to thereby reduce silver release, and the metal-supported zeolite for alcoholic beverages, and to provide a method for producing alcoholic beverages using the metal-supported zeolite for alcoholic beverages. For solution to problem, the production method for the metal-supported zeolite for alcoholic beverages of the invention is a production method for a metal-supported zeolite for alcoholic beverages for removing unwanted components contained in alcoholic beverages, and includes a first ion-exchange treatment step of processing a zeolite carrying a metal ion with an ammonium ion-containing aqueous solution to thereby exchange the metal ion in the zeolite for an ammonium ion, the zeolite containing a y-type zeolite as the main ingredient, and a second ion-exchange treatment step of processing the ammonium ion-supported zeolite obtained in the previous ion-exchange treatment step with a silver ion-containing acidic aqueous solution to thereby exchange the ammonium ion therein with a silver ion..
The Nikka Whisky Distilling Co., Ltd.

Apparatus and producing beverages from dry ingredients

An apparatus and method for mixing and milling dry ingredients with water to produce a homogenous beverage. The apparatus may include, for example, a water supply, a tubing system, a dry ingredient container, a splash-back prevention unit, and a mixer capable of emulsifying and homogenizing a slurry, which, in accordance with some embodiments, may include large ground course particles (such as nuts) and water.
Plant Tap, Llc

System for making beverages

A system for making beverages includes a capsule and a capsule holder including an annular edge at the top of which there is a projecting annular element and/or respectively an annular seat. The capsule includes a body including a lower wall, a lateral wall and a perimetric edge on which there is an annular groove having a bottom zone and two inner lateral faces, and/or respectively there is an annular tooth having a tip portion and two outer lateral faces.
Caffitaly System S.p.a.

Method for operating a single automatic beverage dispenser from among a plurality of beverage dispensers

A method for operating an automatic beverage dispenser, such as a coffee machine provided with a control panel by using a mobile device with a communication unit. A communication link is automatically established between the beverage dispenser and the mobile device.
Melitta Professional Coffee Solutions Gmbh & Co. Kg

Glucosylated steviol glycoside composition as a flavor modifier

A taste and flavor profile enhancing composition is described. The composition includes glucosylated steviol glycosides which can enhance the intensity of a taste and/or a flavor in a food or beverage product..
Purecircle Sdn Bhd

Composition and methods to control the outgrowth of pathogens and spoilage microorganisms in high moisture and low sodium systems

A method of inhibiting the outgrowth of pathogens and spoilage microorganisms in food and beverage products having a moisture content of about 38-80% by weight, a salt content of less than about 5.0% by weight, and a ph range of about 4.6 to about 8.5. The application of an organic acid or its salt with a fermentation derived antimicrobial peptide offers a robust solution to curtail growth of spores and vegetative cells without the need for chemicals, such as sodium nitrite, sodium nitrate or sorbate..
Kerry Luxembourg S.à.r.l.

Novadelta - Comercio E Industria De Cafes S.a.

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Deuteria Beverages, Llc

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Portable beverage cooler assembly

A portable beverage cooler assembly includes a cooler that insertably receives a beverage container. The cooler includes a freezable gel.

Flavor making sherry wine like beverages

A method of making a sherry wine-like beverage includes combining water, ethanol and a plurality of flavor compounds in an amount sufficient to impart the flavor of a sherry wine without the need for fermentation and/or aging.. .
Altria Client Services Llc

Appliances and containers for preparing a beverage in a transparent container

Appliances (100) for preparing and dispensing beverages, such as beers, featuring a transparent window (110) that allows a user of the appliance to view the beverage in a chamber of the appliance as that beverage is being prepared are disclosed. The chamber in which the beverage is prepared can be either an integral part of the appliance or a disposable chamber that can be removed and replaced with a new disposable chamber after one or more servings of a beverage has been prepared in the disposable chamber.
Anheuser-busch Inbev S.a.

Automatic beverage dispenser

A beverage dispenser for providing mixed beverages. The beverage dispenser has a housing containing a plurality of first liquids, a plurality of second liquids, and a water supply, wherein the first liquids comprise liquors, and wherein the second liquids comprise mixer syrup.
Smart Bar Usa Llc

Systems and methods for dispensing and tracking multiple categories of beverages

Disclosed are various embodiments for dispensing and tracking beverages. An identifier associated with a user can be read by an identification device.
Draftserv Technologies, Llc

Single serve capsule comprising a filter element connected thereto by sealing

The present invention relates to a single serve capsule for preparing a beverage, comprising a side wall and a bottom, which together define a space, a filter element being sealed to the bottom within said space.. .
K-fee System Gmbh

Supply cartridge, machine for preparing beverages and process of operation of a machine using said supply cartridge

The present invention further refers to a machine (10) for preparing beverages, adapted for using a supply cartridge (1), as well as to a process of preparing beverages based upon a machine (10) for preparing beverages of the type of the present invention.. .

Supply cartridge with binary code, machine for preparing beverages and process for operation of a machine using said supply cartridge

The present invention further refers to a machine (10) for preparing beverages, adapted for using a supply cartridge (1), including code apprehension means (7) provided in functional connection with a control device (8) of said machine (10), as well as to a process of preparation of beverages based upon a machine (10) for preparing beverages according to the present invention.. .

Methods and manufacturing fiber-based beverage lids

Methods and apparatus for vacuum forming a beverage lid using a fiber-based slurry. The slurry comprises a moisture barrier component in the range of 0.5%-10% by weight, a rigidity component in the range of 1%-4% by weight, and a polycationic component in the range of about 1%-4%..
Footprint International, Llc

Beverage container cap holder

An elastomeric cap is fitted to the removable closure of a beverage container or bottle. A tether is fastened to the cap with a small loop that readily swivels.
Calidration, Inc.

Can body

Provided is a can body containing contents such as carbonated beverages, the can body being capable of suppressing the occurrence of an unexpected opening while increasing the internal pressure resistance. In the can body, formula (a+b)·e/z<1.88 is satisfied when 0<l<y2, with the following definitions: l=d·cos (θ1 −θ2), a=x·(l+y1−y2)/y1, and b=l+y1−y2, under a condition of e<z..
Toyo Seikan Co., Ltd.

Beverage bottle

Provided is a beverage bottle capable of keeping a carbonated beverage left over therein from going flat. The beverage bottle is provided with a bottle body having a volume-reducing structure capable of reducing the volume of the bottle body, a cap capable of sealing an opening of the bottle body, and a shrunken state-maintaining means provided on the bottle body to cause the bottle body having been reduced in volume to be maintained in the reduced volume state.
Viewtec Japan Co., Ltd.

Slim and aqua concentrate having standardized and triple salt stabilized (-)-hydroxycitric acid from garcinia cambogia extract for making concentrate and slimming water and their derived product for weight management

The present invention discloses a slim and aqueous extract of garcinia cambogia comprising (−)-hydroxycitric acid as dietary product for weight management. The present invention also discloses a process of preparation of aqueous extract wherein the garcinia cambogia fruit rinds are subjected to cold circulation to retain the phytochemical components and the aqueous extract is adjusted to neutral ph and stabilized with triple mineral salt of calcium, magnesium and potassium and decolorized using activated carbon.
Phytotech Extracts Private Limited

Juice beverage for prevention and treatment of renal stones

Described are edible citrate-rich compositions, including natural juice beverages fortified with natural occurring citrates and synthesized citrate sources that will aid in treatment and prevention of urolithiasis and other urinary tract disorders. Urolithiasis encompasses conditions in which stones are formed or reside in the urinary system and includes nephrolithiasis (stones in the kidneys), ureterolithiasis (stones in the ureter) and cystolithiasis (stones in the bladder).

Supply container arrangement for a beverage preparation device

In order to improve a beverage preparation device in terms of operability and ergonomics and in particular to simplify filling of a supply container with solid beverage starting products, a supply container arrangement is provided which has at least one two-part supply container having a lower part-container and a removable upper part-container which can be arranged on the lower part-container. The upper part-container has a bottom with a connection opening on which a closure device is arranged which is designed, when joining together the upper and lower part-containers, to open automatically and to free a connection between the upper and lower part-containers..
Franke Kaffeemaschinen Ag

Sheet for extraction, extraction filter, and extraction bag

An extraction sheet having high machinability in the manufacture of an extraction filter for beverages and an extraction filter using the same and having high handling property is provided. The extraction sheet includes a layer including a meltblown nonwoven fabric that is formed from fibers of a polylactic acid-based resin having a crystallinity of 9.0% or lower and a fiber diameter of 15.0 μm or smaller and that has a basis weight of 2.0 to 30.0 g/m2, and a layer including a spunbonded nonwoven fabric that is formed from fibers of a polylactic acid-based resin having a crystallinity of 30.0 to 60.0% and a fiber diameter of 35.0 μm or smaller and that has a basis weight of 5.0 to 30.0 g/m2.
Ohki Co., Ltd.

Travel beverage container systems

A travel beverage container system which includes a portable drinking container with a 3d molded angry face shot of a person, animal or fictional character. The device is designed to draw emotional response from a user while providing a stable ergonomic beverage container..

Functional food and their manufacturing process as well as the application on food and beverage products

A functional food in the form of agglomeration powder which has the characteristics of easily soluble in water. Functional food product in accordance with the present invention contains carbohydrates of oligosaccharides component rich of food-fiber, and also serves as prebiotic.
Pt. Lautan Natural Krimerindo

Clear beverages containing fruit flavorings

A clear beverage containing a fruit flavoring is provided that is capable of masking an off-flavor from the fruit flavoring. Vanillin, maltol, ethyl maltol, ethyl octanoate or 2-undecanone is incorporated in the clear beverage containing a fruit-like aroma/taste component, with their respective amounts being 5 ppb or more, 500 ppb or more, 100 ppb or more, 3 ppb or more, or 50 ppb or more..
Suntory Beverage & Food Limited

Dispensing system

An improved beverage dispensing system includes a main system structure and an improved dispensing structure. The main system structure includes a freezing chamber for freezing a food item to be dispensed by the system and elements for conveying the unfrozen food item into the freezing chamber, for freezing the food item within the chamber and maintaining the overall proper operation of the system.
Fbd Partnership, Lp

System and process for managing preparation and packaging of food and/or beverage products for a precise delivery time

The disclosure relates to a computer-based system for managing just-in-time preparation and delivery of food products. In the system, customers can build, place, and pay for their order.
Nourish Technology Inc.

Fat-binding compositions

A fat-binding composition contains an inclusion complex with a host molecule and a guest molecule. The guest molecule includes one or more amino acids, vitamins, flavorants or related compounds, rutin, betanin, derivatives thereof, and mixtures thereof.
Cma Of Delaware, Inc.

Beverage dispensing machine

The present disclosure relates to a liquid beverage dispensing apparatus and specifically a modular component for installation on and use in conjunction with the liquid beverage dispensing system. The modular component includes a communication interface and controller, an actuator for a valve, for use with a beverage faucet that dispenses the liquid beverage.

Supply cartridge, system of supply cartridges and process of operation of a machine using said system of supply cartridges

The present invention further refers to a system of supply cartridges comprising at least two types of supply cartridges (1, 1′), as well as to a process for preparing beverages in a machine (10) for preparing beverages of the type of the present invention.. .

Machine for thermoforming and thermoforming

A thermoforming machine and a thermoforming method are provided, in particular for producing capsules for obtaining beverages. The capsules (c) are produced from a film (f) of thermoformable material by thermoforming one or more predefined portions (x) of the film.
Aroma System S.r.l.

Portable coffee maker assembly

A portable coffee maker assembly for brewing coffee or other hot beverages from a pod from a portable device includes a base housing that includes a brewing compartment and two opposing transporting covers which may be selectively secured together into a transporting configuration or separated into a brewing configuration. The brewing compartment is operative to draws water stored in a water compartment member positioned thereon into the brewing conduit and direct the water to a pod receptacle positioned thereon, passing through an integrated heating element along the way.

Straw

The present invention relates to an improved structure of a straw, which includes: a straw body which is hollow cylinder made of plastic, a plurality of fork portions at one end of the straw body to define a plurality of gaps there between. Each fork portion includes a body portion and a top portion.

Rebaudioside m biosynthetic production and recovery methods

Various recovery processes are provided for the complete recovery of low soluble steviol glycosides obtained in recombinant microorganisms. Soluble α-glycosyl steviol glycosides were fully recovered in downstream processing and then converted to steviol glycosides by hydrolases.
Purecircle Usa Inc.

Glucosyringic acid analogs as sweetness profile modifiers

Wherein r1, r2, r3, and r4 are described herein. Also provided are methods of modulating sweetness profile of a product by adding a compound of formula i to the product, such as a beverage product or a food product.

A natural sweetening composition of luo han guo and apple

The present invention relates to a natural sweetening composition comprising apple concentrate having a median particle size (d50) greater than 100 μm and luo han guo concentrate having a median particle size (d50) greater than 1 μm and use in beverage, food, pharmaceutical, oral, dietetic, veterinary or tobacco products thereof.. .
Montero Gida Sanayi Ve Ticaret A.s.

Method and device for the biotechnological reduction of sugars in fruit educts for the purpose of obtaining reduced-sugar fruit products

The present invention can be used to obtain, in particular, low-sugar fruit products, such as fruit purées or fruit preparations or fruit powder or whole fruit beverages (smoothies) or fruit juices and/or vegetable juices (regardless of whether bottled undiluted as nfc juice or rediluted as fruit juice from fruit juice concentrate) or comparable fruit beverages that can be characterized as alcohol-free.. .

A natural sweetening composition of luo han guo

The present invention relates to a natural sweetening composition comprising luo han guo concentrate having a median particle size (d50) greater than 1 μm and use in beverage, food, pharmaceutical, oral, dietetic, veterinary or tobacco products thereof.. .
Montero Gida Sanayi Ve Ticaret A.s.

System and deaerating beverages

A method of producing a carbonated beverage comprising a blend of water and syrup having a predetermined final carbonation level. The method includes the steps of: introducing co2 into a flowing stream of a product blend comprising water, syrup and dissolved oxygen, such that co2 is dissolved in the product blend; deaerating the co2-containing product blend by introducing the blend into a vented atmospheric vessel, the interior of which is at ambient pressure with a headspace maintained above the surface of the liquid within the vessel, whereby dissolved oxygen is released from the product blend and vented from the vessel; pumping the deaerated product blend from the vessel, wherein the deaerated blend includes dissolved co2 at an intermediate carbonation level less than the final carbonation level; and carbonating the deaerated product blend to the final carbonation level downstream of the vented vessel to produce a carbonated beverage for subsequent packaging.
Bevcorp Llc

Cbd-containing beverage

The invention relates to a cbd-containing liquid formulation, and in particular to a beverage comprising at least one emulsifier.. .
Thc Pharm Gmbh The Health Concept

Compositions and methods for dual-texture bubble bits

The principles of the present invention provide compositions and methods for making dual-texture bubble bits that en.) are shelf-stable in ready-to-drink beverages, and provide a bursting and chewy mouth-feel sensation. The method may include combining an outer layer of high “g” alginate with high “m” alginate or pectin, and an inner layer including fruit puree/juice with gum and insoluble calcium salt to simulate the organoleptic properties of fresh bubble tea starch balls..
The Coca-cola Company

Xanthan gum granulated material and composition for thickening use

The use of a granulated xanthan gum comprising, relative to 100% by mass of the granulated xanthan gum: xanthan gum granules having a degree of hardness of 2 n or higher and lower than 8 n in an amount of 5% by mass or higher; and xanthan gum granules having a degree of hardness of 8 n or higher in an amount of 20% by mass or lower makes it possible to provide a granulated xanthan gum and a thickening composition comprising the granulated xanthan gum which undergo suppressed formation of unmixed lumps in a wide variety of water-containing foods such as water, teas, refreshing beverages, dairy beverages, soups, and thick liquid foods, even when the xanthan gum concentration is 50% by mass or higher.. .
Matsutani Chemical Industry Co., Ltd.

Marine hub with interchangeable arms

A marine hub attaches to a boat pedestal, dock support or other vertical support post, and has removable interchangeable attachment arms that radiate from a main body tube or disk that fits around the support post. The main body tube has a bore with an inside diameter just larger than the diameter of the support post.

System and remote age verification for delivery transactions

A remote age verification system and method for ensuring the recipient of a delivery of age restricted items, such as alcoholic beverages, is of the appropriate age and has the requisite funds is implemented through a verifying software application loaded on mobile device which employs an account setup method and an age and funds verification method. The account set up method operates to confirm a user's eligibility to place orders for the delivery of age restricted items and includes the steps of extracting and saving identification data, extracting and saving credit card data, ensuring identification and credit card information are valid and match, and activating an account.

Method of producing a fermented beverage

A method for preparing a fermented beverage having a modulated aromatic profile is provided as well as a fermented beverage produced thereby. The method includes preparing a fermentable mixture, such as juice, must, or wort and introducing ammonium sulphide into the fermentable mixture at a predetermined concentration.
Stellenbosch University

Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (abs) polymers and liners

The present invention relates to polymeric materials and liners for a container adapted to hold a food and/or beverage container in a cooled condition. In certain aspects, it includes (a) at least one co-polymeric chain which imparts plastic characteristics to said liner material; and (b) one or more rubber moieties grafted to and/or dispersed in said at least one first co-polymeric chain, wherein said one or more rubber moieties comprises at least about 30% by weight of said liner.
Honeywell International Inc.

Rebaudioside analogs

Wherein a1, l1, and g1 are described herein. Also provided are sweetener compositions comprising the compound described herein either as a sweetener or a sweetener enhancer.

Personalizable single-use brewing pod

A personalizable single-use brewing pod for user selected brewing of hot beverages includes a cup that has an annular wall that extends upwardly from a bottom to define an open top. A filter that is positioned in the cup defines a brewing chamber that is configured for addition of contents, including extractable solids such as coffee grounds, and dissolvable solids, such as chocolate.

Portable canteen with storage compartments

Canteens with storage compartments are described. Such canteens may have a main body with two separate and distinct cavities, each of which may function as a storage compartment.

Compositions and methods for managing digestive disorders and a healthy microbiome

Disclosed is a prebiotic composition comprising a combination of 2′fucosyllactose (2′fl) and isomaltooligosaccharide (imo). The 2′fl and imo are present in the prebiotic composition in a weight ratio of from 1:1 to 1:10.
Metagenics, Inc.

Devices and methods for beverage brewer regulation

The method for regulating pressure in a beverage brewer as disclosed herein includes initiating a brew cycle, which initiates a feedback loop. A temperature sensor monitors the water temperature in a heater tank, and one or more heating elements activate to heat the water to the appropriate temperature if necessary.
Remington Designs, Llc

System and fluid temperature stability for multi-section beverage making machine

A beverage making machine where the main machine is located under the counter out of the view of the customers. This new design allows for the machine to be built in sections instead of inserting all components into one device and allows for easy servicing.
Mavam Espresso

Luminous base

A luminous base includes a base body, a light guide structure, a light emitting module and a power supply module. The base body has a cover with a light outlet; the light guide structure is installed at the base body and configured to be corresponsive to the light outlet; the light emitting module is installed in the base body for projecting light towards the light guide structure; the power supply module is electrically connected to the light emitting module.

Thermally insulated container

A thermally insulated container for maintaining food and beverages in a cold state includes a tube and a shell. The tube has an inner sidewall and an outer sidewall.

Assembled cup structure

An assembled cup structure includes an outer cup body and an inner cup body disposed inside the outer cup body. The outer cup body is formed with a first curved portion on an inner wall thereof close to an outer cup mouth and a first mating portion beneath the first curved portion.

Lid assembly for drinking vessel and drinking vessel including the same

A lid assembly for a drinking vessel holding a beverage is disclosed. The lid assembly includes a lid and a slider.
Tervis Tumbler Company

Ionic devices

A hair brushing or combing device, a nasal washing device, and a beverage ionizing device, comprising a metal anode being touched by the user; a cathode contacting with the liquid; an electronic circuit; and a switch operable to provide electrical potential to the metal anode, the switch also operable to cause activation of an ionic function.. .
Global Ionics Llc

Homogenous cannabis compositions and methods of making the same

Disclosed herein are new cannabis compositions. In one embodiment, these new cannabis compositions are beverages, such as tea.
Klemm+sohn Gmbh & Co. Kg

Polymers, coating compositions, coated articles, and methods related thereto

A coated article is disclosed that includes a metal substrate and a coating composition disposed on at least a portion of the metal substrate. The coating can be formed from a composition that includes an acrylic copolymer, which is preferably the reaction product of ethylenically unsaturated monomers and a functional monomer.
Valspar Sourcing, Inc.

Products from stevia rebaudiana

Various organic molecules, ingredients and compositions are prepared from stevia rebaudiana plant. The compositions can be used as bulking agents, and sweeteners in foods, beverages, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals..
Purecircle Sdn Bhd

Reusable vessel for dispensing beverages and storing and dispensing beverages

The invention includes a vessel comprised of a rectilinear primary casing made from a polymer material and a removable dispenser and methods of dispensing and filling and cleaning the vessel. The vessel further includes a one-way valve that may be used to introduce gases to the vessel once the dispenser is attached and sealed to the primary casing, an optional integrated handle and optional integrated feet..

Pressurized beverage concentrates and appliances and methods for producing beverages therefrom

The present invention describes methods and devices in which concentrated beverage products, each packaged in a pressurized container, can be combined with liquids and/or other ingredients to produce one or more servings of a beverage. These products provide users with a convenient way to prepare both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages (including carbonated beverages) in various serving sizes and quantities by combining the pressurized beverage concentrate with (possibly carbonated) liquids and other ingredients..
Anheuser-busch Inbev S.a.

Preparing beverages containing cannabinoids using containers with polymer matrices

A liquid-permeable container includes an enclosure that includes a liquid-permeable membrane. The liquid-permeable membrane permits liquid to enter into and exit from the enclosure at least through the liquid-permeable membrane.
Zen Potion, Inc.

Beverage carton divider

A beverage container to enable the manufacture and packaging of two flavors of juice or other liquid drinks. At present, the preference and favorite flavor of an individual consumer is not accommodated unless two or more products are purchased.
Fully Focused, Inc.

Decorator drive and printing plate cylinder automation

A can decorator comprising a spindle disc, a blanket drum, a transfer wheel, a pin chain drive, and a controller. The spindle disc is adapted for (i) receiving beverage cans from an infeed and (ii) carrying and rotating each can body on a corresponding spindle.
Crown Packaging Technology, Inc.

Single serve beverage dispenser for a refrigerator appliance

A brew module for use with a refrigerator appliance is provided. The brew module includes a brewing body and a pivotally attached lid that together define a brew chamber configured to receive a brew pod.
Haier Us Appliance Solutions, Inc.

Connector for refilling container and beverage dispenser

The invention concerns a connector (3) for connecting a powder refilling container (2) comprising at least one flexible wall with a storing powder tank (3) of a beverage preparation machine wherein the connector is a tube, said tube presenting two ends, one first end (31) being configured for piercing the flexible wall (21) of the powder refilling container and for being attached to said wall, and one second end (32) being configured for being attached to the powder inlet (31) of the storing tank.. .
Nestec S.a.

System for refilling beverage dispenser with powder

The invention concerns a system of a container for storing a food or beverage powder and powder refilling container for refilling said container with powder, in which: the container comprises a tank and a powder inlet, the powder refilling container comprises a powder outlet, the powder outlet of the powder refilling container and the powder inlet of the tank being designed for cooperating together in order to create a connection and a path for powder between the powder outlet of the powder refilling container and the powder inlet of the tank, and wherein said connection between the powder outlet of the powder refilling container and the powder inlet of the tank is designed so that it enables the positioning of the powder outlet of the powder refilling container relatively to the powder inlet of the tank in at least two positions: one first position, in which powder cannot flow through the path, and one second position, in which powder is able to flow through the path, wherein the powder inlet of the tank is movable between two positions and, once the powder outlet of the powder refilling container and the powder inlet are connected, the movement of the powder inlet induces the positioning of the powder outlet of the powder refilling container in the first or second position.. .
Nestec S.a.

System for refilling beverage dispenser with powder

The invention concerns of a tank (1) for storing a food or beverage powder (3) and a powder refilling container (2) for refilling said tank with powder, in which: —the tank comprises a storing chamber (11) and a powder inlet (12), —the powder refilling container comprises a powder outlet (21), the powder outlet of the powder refilling container and the powder inlet of the tank being designed for cooperating together in order to create a connection and a path for powder between the powder outlet of the powder refilling container and the powder inlet of the tank, and wherein the connection between the powder outlet of the powder refilling container and the powder inlet of the tank is designed so that, once the powder inlet and the powder outlet are connected, the connection enables the positioning of the powder outlet of the powder refilling container: —in one first position wherein the powder outlet of the powder refilling container is oriented upwardly, —in one second position wherein the powder outlet of the powder refilling container is oriented downwardly.. .
Nestec S.a.

Beverage holder

A holder for storing a beverage container in an upright orientation. The beverage holder includes a base with a perimeter and a sidewall extending upwards from the base defining an interior volume with an open upper end.

Plant seed based compositions and uses thereof

The present invention relates to processes for providing plant seed based compositions with enhanced mouthfeel and aroma. In addition the invention relates to the use of such plant seed based compositions for making capsules for beverage dispensers..
Nestec S.a.

Powdered beverage compositions, systems and methods

A dry, flowable beverage composition includes a tea mixture, the tea mixture including between about 60 percent and about 90 percent by weight of non-matcha tea and between about 10 percent and about 45 percent by weight of matcha tea. The non-matcha tea comprises a soluble, powdered tea extract.
10th Avenue Tea Llc

Dow Global Technologies Llc

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Stopcock for beverage dispenser

A stopcock controls the flow of a liquid under pressure through a dispensing tube with an upstream portion separated by the stopcock from a downstream portion. The stopcock includes a housing portion with a chamber defined by a housing peripheral wall surrounding a longitudinal z-axis.
Anheuser-busch Inbev S.a.

Capsule to contain powder preparation therein

The present invention relates to a capsule for containing powder preparation therein for making beverages using espresso machines of commercially available capsules.. .
Hierscht Finance S.a.

Can lid

A can lid is described that is in particular intended for beverage cans and that differs from the generally known metallic can lids in that the opening region is configured as a tongue tab that is separated from the lid surface by a microgap, in particular a punched gap, extending over the tab periphery and the tongue tab base connected to the lid surface forms a kink bearing that becomes effective on the opening procedure and that is connected to the lid surface, and in that the lower side of the metallic lid is in particular coated over its whole surface in a firmly adhering manner with a plastic material, in particular a plastic film, and this coating is weakened, in particular notched, adjacent to the microgap between the tongue tab and the lid surface.. .

Combination cup and cellular phone holder assembly for effectively holding, mounting, and retaining a cellular phone within a cup holder of an automotive vehcile

A combination cup and cellular phone holder assembly for holding and mounting a cellular phone within an automotive cup holder is disclosed wherein the cellular phone is always conveniently located with respect to the driver or passenger within the automotive vehicle cabin. The cup can be pivotally or rotationally moved, within the automotive cup holder, throughout a three hundred sixty degree (360°) volumetric space such that both the driver and passenger within the automotive vehicle cabin can readily view and access the cellular phone while the cellular phone will not interfere with the upstanding gear stick or gear shift shaft mounted upon the central console of the automotive vehicle.

Device for cleaning and sterilizing a filling valve of a beverage filling system for filling a container with a filling product

The present invention relates to a device and a method for cleaning and sterilizing a filling valve of a beverage filling system for filling a container with a filling product. The device includes a cap for closing a filling product outlet of the filling valve during the cleaning and sterilization, and a valve for opening and closing the through-opening.
Krones Ag

Antioxidant agent, and antioxidant cosmetic and uv care cosmetic

The present invention provides an antioxidant, an ros inhibitor, an antioxidant enzyme production promoter, an antioxidant cosmetic, a uv care cosmetic, a prophylactic or therapeutic agent for gastrointestinal tract inflammation, and an antioxidant food or beverage, each containing an enzymatically synthesized glycogen (esg) or an α-amylase digest (rg) thereof, as well as use for enhancing an antioxidative effect in vivo.. .
Ezaki Glico Co., Ltd.

Tincture for infusing flavonoids and methods of use

Methods and formulations for batch-mixing flavonoid tinctures and infusing the flavonoid batch-mixed tincture into a food, beverage, cosmetic or drug products with minimal or no effect on the alcohol by volume of the product, and to precisely deliver the desired mixture concentration of the flavonoids, is provided. A batch-mixed flavonoid tincture includes an amount of at least two individual flavonoid tinctures, each flavonoid tincture being a mixture of at least a flavonoid and a solvent.
Heart Healthy Spirits, Llc

Controllable brewer

The present disclosure includes a beverage making device including a heated water tank and a reservoir for controllably dispensing water over a beverage making substance to create a beverage. The beverage making device includes a vent valve coupled to the reservoir and heated water tank, a pump coupled to the reservoir for moving water from the reservoir to the heated water tank, a flow meter associated with the heated water tank for determining the water dispensed into the heated water tank, a spray head coupled to the heated water tank for distributing water over a beverage making substance.
Bunn-o-matic Corporation

A beverage preparation machine

A food or beverage preparation machine (1) comprising a control panel (5), said control panel (5) comprising an actuator (5x) for setting at least one beverage preparation parameter to a predetermined value and a controlling unit for controlling the functioning of the food or beverage preparation machine (1), the food or beverage preparation machine (1) comprising in association with said actuator (5x): a light emitting device (6x) for emitting a light beam, an element for reflecting the light beam that has been emitted by the light emitting device (6x), the position of the reflecting element being modified when a press action (f) is applied to the actuator (5x), a coupler (8x) for generating an interference signal based on the emitted light beam and the reflected light beam, a value of at least one parameter of the interference signal depending on the position of the reflecting element, and a light sensor (7x) for detecting the interference signal, said light sensor being electronically connected with the controlling unit, the controlling unit being configured for detecting a press action applied to the actuator (5x) based on the value of the at least one parameter of the interference signal so as to set at least one food or beverage preparation parameter.. .
Nestec S.a.

Beverage dispenser

The invention concerns a process for preparing a beverage by dissolution of soluble beverage powder or beverage concentrate with a diluent, the process being implemented in a beverage dispenser, said beverage dispenser comprising: at least one mixing chamber for mixing a dose of soluble beverage powder or of beverage concentrate with diluent, said mixing chamber being at least partially transparent, and the process comprising the steps of: introducing a dose of soluble beverage powder or beverage concentrate in the mixing chamber, mixing the dosed soluble beverage powder or beverage concentrate with diluent in the mixing chamber, dispensing the beverage from the mixing chamber, rinsing the mixing chamber, wherein in said process the content of the mixing chamber is made visible from the outside of the dispenser during the step of mixing only.. .
Nestec S.a.

Brew basket for automated beverage brewing apparatus

A siphon for use in a brew basket includes a first portion formed from a first material and a second portion formed from a second material. The first portion has a first passageway and an outlet.
Sharkninja Operating Llc

Machine for brewing tea

A machine which contains a housing (14) having a placement surface for the beverage container (13), wherein a removable brewing container (8) having a drain stub (19) and having a drain valve (10) that can be electrically or electromagnetically opened and closed is arranged in the housing (14). The actual brewing process is automatically controlled by a control unit (11).

Stabilizer composition for food and beverage products

Food and beverage products which comprise this stabilizer composition have a good overrun and good organoleptic properties.. .

Methods of producing sweet juice compositions

The present disclosure relates to methods of producing a sweet juice composition from monk fruit and other fruit of the cucurbitaceae family containing mogroside v and other terpene glycosides. The methods employ a cation exchange resin and an anion exchange resin to obtain a sweet juice composition with a clean flavor.
Guilin Gfs Monk Fruit Corp.

Oil filler compositions and uses thereof

The present invention relates to processes for providing oil-filler compounds (ofc) compositions with enhanced taste and/or aromas. In particular the present invention relates to beverages containing micronized ofc particles.
Nestec S.a.

Beverage, producing beverage, and suppressing foaming of beverage

There are provided a beverage in which foaming is suppressed and a stevia extract is blended, and a method for producing the same. A beverage, wherein a total content of reba and rebd and/or rebm is 1 to 15 in brix in terms of sucrose, a content of rebd and/or rebm is 1 or more in brix in terms of sucrose, and ((rebd and/or rebm)/reba) is 0.35 or more in a mass ratio..
Suntory Beverage & Food Limited

Effervescent beverage and method pertaining to same

Provided are a sparkling beverage having excellent foam properties and a method for the same. A sparkling beverage according to one embodiment of the present invention has a ratio of a nitrogen content (ppm) to an extract (w/v %) of less than 28.0.
Sapporo Holdings Limited

Method for manufacturing sugar-containing liquid

A method for producing a sugar-containing liquid, including mixing a raw material liquid and a hop extract water; a sugar-containing liquid produced by the method; and a beer-taste beverage wherein a sugar-containing liquid obtained by the method is used. The method of the present invention can prepare a sugar-containing liquid having a high polyphenol concentration with an excellent productivity, so that a beer-taste beverage given with body can be provided.
Suntory Holdings Limited

Method of producing an aromatised food or beverage product

The present invention relates to a method of producing an aromatised food or beverage product, wherein an aroma fraction is obtained from a plant extract, said aroma fraction is being contacted with a resin to remove undesired aroma compounds, and the aroma fraction from which undesired compounds have been removed are combined with a food or beverage composition to produce an aromatised food or beverage product.. .
Nestec S.a.

Systems and methods for coffee preparation

Example embodiments of systems and methods for brewing coffee can include providing an integrated beverage system that can include a grinding system, a roasting system, and a brewing system. The integrated beverage system can be used with a container that can contain unroasted coffee beans or coffee grounds, where the integrated beverage system can be configured to accept the container and can roast, grind, and brew coffee..
Seva Coffee Corporation

Herbal tea compositions for babies

Herbal tea compositions that, when consumed as a beverage by babies, eases common baby digestive discomforts and helps babies to sleep and feel better. The compositions comprise fennel seed, cumin seed.

Vacuum infusion machine and vacuum infusion method

A process for infusing a consumable substance is described. The process includes the steps of placing a desired amount of an infusion material into a chamber at atmospheric pressure, placing a desired amount of consumable substance into said chamber, sealing said chamber from the surrounding atmosphere, and applying at least one reduced pressure cycle within said chamber.
Bkon Llc