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Control system circuitry for appliances
A control system for appliances, such as an electric grill, air fryer, convection oven, induction cooker (e.g., wok), coffeemaker, etc. The control system comprises circuitry for controlling operation of the appliance, including a first safety component in the circuitry for stopping a function, such as heating a liquid or an element, at a threshold parameter, such as a maximum temperature, and a second safety component in the circuitry for stopping the function of the first safety component at the threshold parameter.
Nuwave, Llc


Waist watcher belt
Although billions of dollars are spent each year on weight reducing programs many are not successful and are known as the yo yo diet; loose ten pounds then gain twenty pounds, it is easy to slip back to crave prepared food that are loaded with sugar, fat or salt. Temptation to overeat unhealthy food are everywhere.

Biodegradable molded product
A method for producing a recyclable molded product is provided. The method includes injecting a coffee ground amalgam into a mold, injecting the coffee ground amalgam with a mycelium, incubating the molded coffee ground amalgam injected with the mycelium for a period of time, and dehydrating the molded coffee ground amalgam injected with the mycelium at a set temperature..

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.

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


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).

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.


Low-mycotoxin coffee cherry products
A coffee cherry is harvested, preferably in a sub-ripe state, and quick-dried to provide a basis for numerous nutritional products. Such coffee cherries and portions thereof may be particularly characterized by their extremely low concentration of mycotoxins, including various aflatoxins, fumonisins, ochratoxins, and/or vomitoxin (don, deoxynivalenol)..
Vdf Futureceuticals, Inc.


Pulverulent emulsified composition
The purpose of the present invention is to provide a pulverulent emulsified composition in which a soybean protein material is used as a protein material constituting part of the pulverulent emulsified composition, the pulverulent emulsifier composition having excellent color tone and exhibiting no feathering or oiling-off when added to, e.g., coffee. A pulverulent emulsified composition that contains, in proportion by dry weight, 0.3-7.0% by weight of a soybean protein material, 10-40% by weight of oils/fats, 0.01 to less than 1.0% by weight of a buffer salt, 40-70% by weight of sugars, and 0.8-5.0% by weight of an emulsifier, and is characterized in that when 5 g thereof is dispersed into coffee obtained by dissolving 2 g of instant coffee in 150 ml of 80° c.
Fuji Oil Holdings Inc.


Capillary proximity heater

For the production of the proximity capillary heater with high energy savings, subjected to appropriate electrical voltage (2) and equipped, upstream of the microfiltration apparatus (9) for the elimination of calcareous particles present in fluids and, downstream, of the nozzle (7) or connector, or closed circuit (fig. 3) is used steel or graphene with high or very high thermal transmissivity, in case the invenction is used to produce food or drinks for human consumption the item will be industrialized in an appropriate material for foods.

Method for retrieving aroma from a quantity of coffee particles as present in a coffee chamber

A method for retrieving aroma from a quantity of coffee particles as present in a coffee chamber (20) for containing a quantity of coffee particles comprises steps of providing outside of the coffee chamber (20) a low pressure area (34) where underpressure with respect to the coffee chamber (20) is prevailing, and opening the coffee chamber (20) to the low pressure area (34). A device (1) for brewing coffee, which is adapted to carry out such method, comprises a low pressure chamber (30) besides the coffee chamber (20) as mentioned, an arrangement (40, 41, 42) for creating a significant difference between pressure prevailing in the low pressure chamber (30) and pressure prevailing at a quantity of coffee particles, and an arrangement (23) for setting one of a closed condition and an opened condition of a communication path (22) connecting the low pressure chamber (30) to the coffee chamber (20)..
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Flash brewer

A flash brewer includes an insulated container, a liquid inlet, a liquid flow assembly, a cooling assembly, and a liquid outlet. The insulated container thermally insulates interior of the insulated container from an exterior environment.
Fourbarrel Coffee

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..

Aroma-retaining soluble coffee

Disclosed is a process for the production of aromatized soluble coffee particles. The process comprises the incubation of an aroma donor, such as a roasted coffee, with a acceptor, such as a refined coffee oil.
Koninklijke Douwe Egberts B.v.

Cold brew coffee maker with water drip supply unit and coffee extraction guide member

A cold brew coffee maker includes a water drip supply unit for dripping drops of water through a water dispensing port; a coffee container configured to steep the ground coffee in the coffee container to produce coffee extract using the water dripped from the water drip supply unit; a collecting container disposed below the coffee container and configured to collect the drops of the coffee extract dripping through a coffee extract dispensing port; and a collection guide member configured to guide the drops of the coffee extract to flow downward along the inner wall surface of the collecting container to fill the coffee extract collecting container. The water drip supply unit further includes a control unit configured to control an electric valve based on the water drop detection signal from a sensor unit so that the water drops can drip from the water dispensing port at a preset supply rate..

Cold coffee brewing device and methods thereof

A coffee brewing device, such as a cold coffee brewing device and related methods are disclosed. The device includes a container, a supported horizontal plate that holds filter paper in place, and a spigot below the horizontal plate.
Toddy, Llc

Coffee dispenser

The coffee dispenser disclosed herein may serve a single serving of coffee. The coffee dispenser may have a mixing chamber that combines one or more liquid concentrates and heated water, and dispenses a single serving of coffee.

Flat pack end table and coffee table

A flat pack table comprises a first straight bar, a second straight bar, a first u-shaped bar, a second u-shaped bar, and a rectangular table top. The flat pack table is arrangeable into a compact state in which the first u-shaped bar and second u-shaped bar are nested around the table top and the straight bars.
Terra Nova Nurseries, Inc.

Kao Corporation

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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.

Removal of coffee grounds from a portafilter

An apparatus for use in cleaning a portafilter includes a portafilter receiver with a central opening. A landing area extends over at least a portion of the central opening.
Viva Caffeina, Llc

Flavored coffee, tea filters

A method of making a flavored filter, the method comprises extracting a flavor from a flavor source; applying the flavor on a filter; and drying the sprayed filter. In another example embodiment, a method of making a composite flavored filter further includes extracting a first flavor from a first flavor source; spraying the first flavor on a first filter; extracting a second flavor from a second flavor source; spraying the second flavor on a second filter; drying the first filter and the second first filter separately; and combining the dried first filter and dried second filter to form a composite flavored coffee filter..

Sealed pack of ingredients for an individual smoothie, and associated methods and apparatuses

A sealed pack (440) contains quantities of ingredients to make an individual smoothie portion. The ingredients comprise a flavour ingredient (410) such as pieces of fruit (strawberries, raspberries, mango), a frozen portion of liquid (420) such as water, fruit juice, milk, coffee or tea; and a consistency ingredient (430) such as ice-cream, sorbet and yoghurt.
Barfresh Inc.

Coffee concentrate composition

In which a mass ratio of the component (a) and the component (b), [(b)/(a)], is from 1.2 to 5, and a mass ratio of the component (a) and the component (c), [(c)/(a)], is 0.5 or less, and (f) brix is 5% or more.. .

Product for making a drink through infusion

A product for making, through infusion, a respective drink, in particular a hot drink, especially coffee, the drink being preferably obtained by making the infusion in a respective machine which uses an infusion liquid, which is in particular in the form of water, especially in the form of hot water; the product includes a raw infusion material, preferably in the form of roasted and ground coffee, in a compact configuration, that is, it has the respective constituent particles which adhere to each other. The infusion product extends along an axial direction between opposite longitudinal ends and has a peripheral surface, which is convergent towards a respective longitudinal end in such a way as to engage, and match with, the profile of a corresponding inner surface of a suitable infusion container, in particular in the form of an adapter container..
M.b. Societa' A Responsabilita' Limitata

Grinding-dosing machine with a dosing device for ground coffee

A grinding-dosing machine with a dosing device for ground coffee, adapted to be fixed to a coffee grinder to form a grinding-dosing machine, comprises a main body, having a dispensing conduit which is configured to receive ground coffee from a coffee grinding device, and discharge it by gravity into a filter holder, and a closure element which can close the conduit and allow ground coffee to build up in the conduit. A bending beam load cell has a first end portion connected to the main body and a second end portion attached to the coffee grinding device.
Gruppo Cimbali S.p.a.

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

Apparatus and homogenizing ground coffee beans

A device for moving coffee grounds from the coffee grinder into a portafilter or other coffee brewing device without spilling coffee grinds. The device may consist of 3 separate parts—a main body, a plug, and a cap—that fit together such that when shaken or agitated coffee grinds on the inside cannot spill out.
Strategic Exits Llc

Method and machine for dispensing doses of coffee grounds

A method and a machine of controlling dispensing of doses of coffee grounds, the machine comprising a grinding device which is configured to grind coffee beans, a conduit, having an inlet in communication with the grinding device for receiving coffee grounds, and an outlet, a closure member which is adapted to be removed between an open position for the coffee grounds to be discharged from the conduit through the outlet, and a closed position for closing the outlet, and a coffee grounds weight sensor, which is configured to generate signals representative of the weight of coffee grounds built-up in the dispensing conduit when the closure member is in the closed position.. .
Gruppo Cimbali S.p.a.

Apparatus for pressing a dose of coffee within the portafilter

An apparatus for filling the basket of a portafilter of an espresso machine with a predetermined dose of coffee grounds and for pressing it within the portafilter comprises a frame having a front wall, a support device for supporting the portafilter, which projects out of said front wall, and upon which the portafilter is placed, a first emplacement, configured on said support, in which said portafilter is placed for filling a predetermined dose of coffee grounds in its basket, a conduit with its opening facing said first emplacement configured on the support, a dispenser device for dispensing coffee grounds and cause a predetermined dose of coffee grounds to reach the basket of the portafilter, through said conduit, a second emplacement, configured on said support, in which said portafilter is positioned with the basket filled with the predetermined dose of coffee grounds, upon displacement thereof from said first emplacement, a pressing device for pressing the coffee grounds, mechanical means for supporting said pressing device in cantilever fashion from said frame, in a vertically aligned position above said second emplacement as well as motor means for moving it toward and away from the dose of coffee grounds contained in the basket of the portafilter.. .
Gruppo Cimbali S.p.a.

Method for treating coffee rust, citrus black spot, citrus scab and banana black sigatoka diseases

The invention relates to the use of a compound of formula (i) or salts thereof for controlling coffee rust, citrus black spot, citrus scab or banana black sigatoka disease, and to corresponding methods.. .
Bayer Cropscience Aktiengesellschaft

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..

Coffee machine with leak preventing device and working method therefor

A coffee machine with a leak preventing device includes a main body, a chamber for containing liquid and coffee particles, a grinding assembly for grinding coffee particles, and a driving mechanism for driving the grinding assembly. The chamber is provided in the main body and the grinding assembly is provided in the chamber.
Conwide Technology Co., Ltd.

Portable cup holder

The invention provides a portable cup holder for carrying a cup with, for example, take-out coffee. The portable cup holder is made with a minimum amount of material that may be folded rapidly and easily, and comprises a bottom portion 1 forming a bottom surface through which a cup opening 3 is formed, a fixing portion 4 connected to top and bottom ends of the bottom portion 1 and folded vertically, a rising portion 7 folded and disposed vertically at right and left ends of the bottom portion 1, a top portion 2 connected to the rising portion 7 forming a top surface and including the cup opening 3a, and a handle portion 10 folded vertically upwards at the top portion 2 that forms a handle..

Clean formulations and uses thereof

Cleaning compositions and methods of using such compositions. The compositions comprise oxidizing agent(s); weak acid(s), and surfactant(s) (e.g., a combination of short-chain non-ionic surfactant(s) and long-chain non-ionic surfactant(s) or a combination of short-chain anionic surfactant(s) and long-chain anionic surfactant(s)).
Hydrapak, Inc.

Coffee machine and working method therefor

A coffee machine with a leak preventing device includes a main body, a first lid body, a brewing chamber, a water tank and a heating device, the brewing chamber. The water tank and the heating device are provided in the main body.
Conwide Technology., Ltd.

Method for brewing coffee and having enhanced aroma release

A method for brewing coffee involves providing two separate quantities of coffee particles, wherein only a first quantity of coffee particles is used for an actual process of brewing coffee by causing this quantity to interact with an extracting medium, and wherein another, secondary quantity of coffee particles is heated for enhanced aroma release. The second quantity may be small compared to the first quantity.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

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.

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..

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

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

Process for producing a liquid extract, process for producing coffee with reduced bitterness, process for producing tea, and process for producing a liquid extract which includes pyrazines

To offer a process for producing tea and a process for producing a liquid extract including pyrazines. A process for producing tea, which includes extracting a liquid extract from barley tea starting material under conditions of pressure, where at least 20 wt % of the barley tea starting material has a particle size of less than 1700 μm.
The Coca-cola Company

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.

Apparatus and grinding coffee beans

A device for grinding coffee beans one shot at a time. The device may consist of an inlet funnel attached to a main body, wherein the beans are gravity fed to a set of burrs that grind the coffee into a grounds chamber, where they are then expunged into a grounds receptacle.
Strategic Exits Llc

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.

Method of preparing mineral supplementing agent, and mineral supplementing agent

A method of preparing a mineral supplementing agent capable of being administered to a human body or a plant is provided. The method includes a first charging step, a second charging step, a third charging step, a fourth charging step, and an extraction step.

Device for dispensing, infusing, and agitating soluble consumables in water

The present invention is a tube with perforations in which a dried consumable, such as coffee and tea, is contained. The device for dispensing, infusing, and agitating a soluble consumable in water is placed in hot water, where the consumable is dispensed and infused into the water.

Coffee beans having improved shelf life by utilizing cannabinoids and infusion

A whole coffee bean manufactured by the process of providing roasted coffee beans including a surface and naturally occurring lipids, mixing a cannabinoid solution including lipophilic cannabinoids and a polar solvent having at least 90% ethanol by volume to yield an ethanol solution, applying the ethanol solution to the roasted coffee beans, evaporating the polar solvent from the beans to enable lipophilic attraction between the naturally occurring oils in the coffee beans and the cannabinoids. The ethanol and the cannabinoids cooperate to inhibit pathogenic microbial growth by sterilizing the surface of the coffee bean, whereby the coffee bean is imparted an improved shelf life exceeding the shelf life of control by at least 10%..

Process and preparing and dispensing coffee

A process for preparing coffee in a dispensing apparatus is described, the apparatus (1) having a feed chute (6) mounted on the supporting frame (2) and being able to rotate with respect to said frame in order to feed the ground coffee to the infusion chamber (3), wherein the feed chute (6) and the infusion chamber (3) are positioned so as to obtain a desired distribution of ground coffee in the chamber (3).. .
Rheavendors Services S.p.a

Flow-optimized pour over coffee brewing system

A pour-over coffee dripper is presented. The dripper includes a container having a first opening and a second opening of different sizes and a sidewall extending between the first opening and the second opening.
Blue Bottle Coffee, Inc.

Fluid heating appliance

A coffeemaker generally includes a reservoir and a flow control system for regulating a flow of water from the reservoir. The flow control system has a thin-film heating element that defines at least a portion of a heating conduit in which water is heated..
Spectrum Brands, Inc.

Coffee makers

Embodiments of the present invention provide improved water fill capabilities, improved coffee baskets, and improved steam diverting and management features for coffee makers used on board passenger transport vehicles.. .
The Richards Corporation

Emulsifying device for emulsifying milk and coffee machine comprising said emulsifying device for emulsifying milk

The emulsifying device (1) for emulsifying milk comprises a venturi mixing chamber (2), a circuit (3) for supplying air and having an air outlet (22) connected to the mixing chamber (2), and a circuit (4) for supplying steam and having a steam outlet (23) connected to the mixing chamber, the circuit for supplying air (3) comprising a first air inlet line (5) equipped with a first shut-off solenoid valve (8), and at least a second air inlet line (6) equipped with a second shut-off solenoid valve (9), the first and second air inlet lines (5, 6) having a different minimum cross-sectional area (11, 12).. .
De'longhi Appliances S.r.l.

Valve, coffee maker having same, and controlling coffee maker

A valve (100) comprises: a housing (110), an elastic cap (120) and a driving device (13); at least one group of ports (111) is provided in the housing, and each group of ports comprises an inlet (111a) and an outlet (111b); at least a portion of the elastic cap is provided in the housing; and the driving device is used to drive the elastic cap to undergo an elastic deformation so as to obstruct the inlet and the outlet.. .
Midea Group Co., Ltd.

Composition, drink, production and use thereof

A composition includes green coffee extract and yerba mate extract, and is suitable for mixing or infusing with a base liquid to obtain an edible drink with an energizing and stimulating effect. A drink is made with such a composition..
Mamajaya S.r.l.

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..

Method for making coffee products containing cannabis ingredients

The present disclosure is directed to methods of making a coffee products containing cannabinoids that are extracted from cannabis plant. According to one embodiment, the method includes the steps of (a) extracting cannabinoids from cannabis plant; and (b) admixing the cannabinoids into a coffee product.
Imbue Llc

Universal device communication and configuration

A method and a device are disclosed including a computer network coupling multiple network ordinary devices and master devices communicating via a middle layer communication software that is device-independent. The master devices are programmable via a universal programming application (upa) that is installed on the devices.

Cartridge for the preparation of liquid products

A cartridge (10) containing a dose (12) of at least one substance that can be used for preparing a liquid product, such as for example coffee, comprises a side wall (140), a bottom wall (142), through which the aforesaid liquid can flow from the cartridge (10), and a wall (16) for closing the cartridge (10) at the end opposite to said bottom wall (142). The bottom wall (142) comprises a plastic compostable material having a perforability of not less than 12 n (according to astm f 1306 90, rate of penetration: 300 mm/min) and has a thickness of between 20 μm and 2 mm..
Luigi Lavazza S.p.a.

Devices, delivering coffee-derived volatiles

Devices, systems and methods are provided for delivering coffee-derived volatiles to a user, particularly for the treatment of addiction. The coffee volatiles are selected and delivered by devices and systems which allow for concentrated delivery to the olfactory system of the user in a controlled manner.

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

Reusable labeled coffee bean bag and operation

A reusable labeled coffee bean bag and method of operation provides a bag that can be reused to fill with coffee beans from a typical in-store coffee grinder. This reduces paper waste and creates sustainability.

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.

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

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

Coffee making apparatus with a froth spoon and at least one impeller

Enables a coffee making apparatus with a froth spoon and at least one impeller configured to enable users to make a cup of coffee, agitate the coffee grounds with the at least one impeller, for example before or after as the plunger is pushed to the bottom of the carafe. Embodiments thus enable a user to make additional froth, pour out the coffee into a cup, and after the cup is filled to the desired level, spoon out froth over the coffee with the froth spoon without pouring excess coffee into the cup..
Ryan Brothers Coffee Of San Diego, Inc.

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.

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.

Nutraceutical capsule and tablet formulations providing enhanced mental clarity, concentration and stamina while minimizing adrenaline and dopamine concentration perturbations associated with withdrawal

The invention describes one or more compositions that are provided in capsule or tablet form comprising at least caffeine, hordenine and β-phenylethylamine for increased mental clarity and stamina. 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 (or synthetic source) from cocoa beans.
Power Supplements, Llc.

System and automated coffee grind refinement

A system and method for coffee bean processing that includes a bean refinement chute with a bean grind inlet and a refined grind outlet; a filter system integrated into at least one surface within the chute; a vibration system operable in an active state that agitates bean grinds during progression from the bean grind inlet to the refined grind outlet; a refined grind chamber positioned adjacent to the refined grind outlet and thereby collects refined grinds; and a filtered grind chamber positioned beneath the filter system and thereby collects filtered grinds.. .
Auroma Brewing Company

Grinders, analyzers, and related technologies

Grinders, analyzers, and related technologies are described herein. The grinders can hold foodstuff that is periodically ground.
Sorry Robots Llc

Hand coffee maker

A hand coffee maker includes a rack, a filtering device, a placement dish and a water tray. The rack includes an upright sheet, an annular top seat connected with an upper end of the upright sheet, and an annular bottom seat connected with a lower end of the upright sheet.

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.

Filter vessel

A filter vessel for accommodating a filter insert made of water-permeable material and fillable with coffee grounds. The filter vessel includes a bottom; and side walls upwardly extending from the bottom and spreading outwardly.
Melitta Europa Gmbh & Co. Kg

Creamer compositions

The present invention relates to processes for manufacturing creamer compositions. Further aspects of the invention relate to a creamer composition, the use of a creamer composition, a food ingredient, a food product and a process for providing a coffee mix..
Nestec S.a.

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.

Coffee machine with milk frother parts

A coffee machine with milk frother parts, having an upper body, an inner frame on the upper body, a water gauge in the inner frame, a brewing frame on the inner frame, a piercing pin fixing unit on the brewing frame, an upper piercing pin on the piercing pin fixing unit, a pierced location sealing rubber on the upper piercing pin, a brewing upper cover on the inner frame, a button slot at a frontal surface of the brewing upper cover, a button in the button slot, a locking element provided at a middle section of a front upper part of the brewing frame and connected on the button.. .
Ningbo Jinyu Electric Appliance Co., Ltd.

Device for cleaning a filter holder of a coffee machine

The device for cleaning a filter holder of a coffee machine comprises a support body for supporting the filter holder, a motor on whose shaft scraping means are assembled for removing the used coffee grounds contained in the internal chamber of the filter holder and at least one brush with a plurality of bristles to collect the residual of said used coffee grounds not collected by said scraping means, activation means for activating the motor and controlled by the correct positioning of the filter holder adapted to receive within it the scraping means and said at least one brush, a collection member being provided for collecting the used coffee grounds extracted from the filter holder by the scraping means, the support body having a housing in which the filter holder is positioned so as to always have at least one wall of the chamber placed below the used coffee grounds and the scraping means having at least one plough blade to remove the used coffee grounds from the chamber along at least one direction different from that in which the used coffee grounds drop by gravity into the collection member.. .
Cma Macchine Per Caffe' S.r.l.

Automatic french press device

Disclosed is an automatic french press device having a coffee bean grinder, a water heating unit, and a dispenser for coffee grounds and hot water. The dispensers are disposed over a french press vessel so as to directly dispense the coffee grounds and hot water therein.

Cartridge for the preparation of liquid products

A cartridge (10) containing a dose (12) of at least one substance that can be used for preparing a liquid product, such as for example coffee, comprises a side wall (140), a bottom wall (142), through which the aforesaid liquid can flow from the cartridge (10), and a wall (16) for closing the cartridge (10) at the end opposite to said bottom wall (142). The bottom wall (142) comprises a cellulose compostable material having an air permeance not higher than 20 μm/(pa·s) (according to iso 5636) and has a thickness of between 20 μm and 2.5 mm..
Luigi Lavazza 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

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Concentrate filled bov container apparatus and method

A dispenser platform for receiving a product container, having a casing, wholly or partially encasing a control panel coupled a control module and a product container receptacle having a product container coupling assembly. The product container coupling assembly includes a first product supply conduit configured to receive a barrel of a product container.

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Coffee machine and preparing a cup of coffee

The coffee machine (1) comprises a controller, a boiler for heating a flow of infusion water, a movable infusion unit (3) that comprises an open infusion chamber (4) connected to a dispensing line (6) for dispensing the coffee infusion and an ejection piston (9) slidably supported in the infusion chamber (4), a supply line (5) for supplying said flow of infusion water to the infusion unit (3), a closing piston (8) that is engageable for closure of the infusion chamber (4), the controller being programmed to subject the infusion unit (3), prior to execution of the infusion process, to a first course of translational movement for closure of the infusion chamber (4) by the closing piston (8), and to subject the infusion chamber (4) and the ejection piston (9) or only the ejection piston (9), following execution of the infusion process, to a second course of translational movement in the same direction as the first course of translational movement, for compression of the load of spent coffee grounds (33) against the closing piston (8) and drainage of the liquid contained therein.. .
De'longhi Appliances 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.

Container sling assembly and use

An inexpensive, thermally formed, two-piece “hands free” sling assembly designed for frusto-conical containers, such as coffee cups. The sling assembly can allow a consumer to suspend the container from a wrist or arm without spilling the contents of the container, thereby freeing up the consumer's hands for other activities.

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.

Ice-water dripping-rate adjuster for drip-type ice coffee maker

An ice-water dripping-rate adjuster for a drip-type ice coffee maker includes: a dripping valve having an upper valve member and a lower valve member, an upper coupling member secured with the upper valve member and having an ice-water container fixed on the upper coupling member for storing ice and ice water in the ice-water container, a lower coupling member rotatably engageable with the upper coupling member and secured with the lower valve member, with the lower coupling member having a coffee jug secured to the lower coupling member, whereby the ice water is downwardly dripped for adjusting its dripping rate by the dripping valve and is brewed through a ground coffee canister, which is mounted in an upper portion of the coffee jug, to make a drip ice coffee to be received in the jug.. .

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

Coffee machine and relative control method

A coffee machine including a controller, an infusion cylinder that can be loaded with a ground coffee dose, an ejection piston slidably supported inside the infusion cylinder, a closing piston engageable in the infusion cylinder to create a closed infusion chamber for the ground coffee dose, delimited between a lateral wall of the infusion cylinder, the ejection piston and the closing piston. Electrical actuation moves the infusion cylinder between a lower travel limit stop, where the ground coffee dose is loaded, and an upper travel limit stop where the infusion process occurs, an adjuster for positioning the upper travel limit stop based on the size of the loaded ground coffee dose, so that in the position of the upper travel limit stop, the infusion chamber has a volume sufficient to contain the ground coffee dose without compressing it..
De'longhi Appliances S.r.l.

Coffee stix, a convenient dispensing coffee condiments (cream, flavoring, sweetener) by means of a coffee stirrer without the time, waste, sanitation problems and mess of conventional methods

A visit to any well equipped coffee station will show containers of paper sweetner packets, a large, separate sugar container, powdered or liquid creamer/flavoring and stirring devices (plastic or wooden). All the necessary condiments to flavor your coffee to your taste and stir it into your coffee.

Coffee maker and coffee brewing method based on color

A coffee maker and a method of brewing coffee are disclosed. The coffee maker includes a first roaster fitted, a second roaster fitted, and a funnel detachably attached to the first roaster providing a passage for a first amount and a second amount of coffee beans.

System and cold brewing coffee

A cold brew coffee system and method is provided. The cold brew coffee system includes a liquid tank and an infusion tank.

Herbicidal compositions comprising oxyfluorfen and haloxyfop

An herbicidal composition containing (a) oxyfluorfen and (b) haloxyfop or an agriculturally acceptable ester or salt thereof provides control of undesirable vegetation, e.g., in crops, including but not limited to direct-seeded, water-seeded and transplanted rice, wheat, barley, oats, rye, sorghum, corn/maize, cotton, pastures, grasslands, rangelands, fallowland, turf, tree and vine orchards, including, but not limited to, citrus, grapes and tree nuts, aquatics, vegetables (e.g., onions, shallots, peppers, tomatoes, artichokes, cole crops, guava, papaya and strawberries), industrial vegetation management, deciduous trees, conifers, perennial crops and plantation crops (including, but not limited to, coffee and palm oil) and rights of way.. .
Dow Agrosciences Llc

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

Brew basket and filter pack for electric coffee brewing machine

A brew basket is provided for use in a beverage brewing machine. The brew basket includes a body defining a brewing reservoir that extends along a longitudinal length from an open top to a bottom end having one or more openings.
Courtesy Products, L.l.c.

Apparatus for the proportioned feed of coffee beans

Apparatus for the proportioned feed of coffee beans includes a separator proportioner unit configured to measure out the coffee beans in individual measures; an incremental weighing unit configured to weigh a quantity of coffee beans proportioned by the separator proportioner unit; and a control card configured to receive a weight signal from the incremental weighing unit and calculate the weight of the proportioned coffee beans.. .
Illycaffe' S.p.a. Con Unico Socio

Coffee maker with features for rapid and/or multiple extraction processes, and associated systems and methods

Coffee makers with features for rapid and/or multiple extraction processes, and associated systems and methods. A representative system includes a brew chamber, a coffee chamber, a filter device, and an accelerated extraction device configured to accelerate a flow of coffee from the brew chamber to the coffee chamber.
Voga Coffee, Inc.

Apparatus for preparing a coffee beverage, a system comprising such an apparatus, use of a coffee container in such a system or in such an apparatus and a preparing a coffee beverage using such an apparatus or using such a system

An apparatus for preparing a coffee beverage. The apparatus comprises a holder for receiving a coffee container.
Koninklijke Douwe Egberts B.v.

Automatic coffee maker and preparing a brewed beverage

A beverage system includes a housing and a brew basket associated with the housing. The brew basket includes a brew chamber.
Sharkninja Operating Llc

System and method to prepare nitrogen infused beverages

A system for preparing and dispensing a nitrogen infused beverage is provided. The system includes a beverage concentrate container in fluid connection, through a first flow controlling point, with a nitrogenated beverage liquid mixing point, a nitrogenated water supply in fluid connection, through a second flow controlling point, to said nitrogenated beverage liquid mixing point, wherein said nitrogenated water supply comprises a water supply in fluid connection with a liquid/gas contactor unit having a controlled pressurized supply of a gas comprising at least 50% by weight nitrogen supplied thereto, and a nitrogen infused beverage line in fluid connection from the nitrogenated beverage liquid mixing point to a beverage faucet of a faucet tower, wherein the beverage faucet is a faucet such that the infused beverage in the nitrogen infused beverage line remains under pressure during dispense of the beverage from the faucet.
Ac Distributing, Inc.

Coffee compositions and uses thereof

The present invention relates to processes for providing coffee compositions with enhanced coffee aromas. In addition the invention relates to the use of such coffee compositions for making capsules for beverage dispensers..
Nestec S.a.

Milk powder with improved mouth feel

The present invention relates to a milk powder comprising caseins and whey proteins wherein the powder upon reconstitution in an aqueous medium comprises casein-whey protein/fat aggregates having a mean diameter value dv50 of at least 1 mycrom as measured by laser diffraction. The invention also relates to a process for preparing a milk powder including the steps of providing a liquid milk concentrate at t<25° c., adjusting ph to 5.7-6.4, heating at 80-150° c.
Nestec S.a.

Cup collar

A cup collar includes an extension having a rim at one end and a securing ring at a second end attached to the lip of a cup or other beverage container to allow milk or cream, an additional flavoring, sugar or sweetener, or any other additive to be added to a beverage such as coffee without having to pour out and waste the coffee or other beverage to make room for the additive. The cup collar preferably further includes a skirt having a gasket that engages and locks with a sealing ring on the exterior of the cup proximate the lip of the cup to provide a compression seal between the securing ring and the lip of the cup as well as a seal between the gasket and sealing ring to prevent leakage.

Coffee preparation system

A coffee preparation machine can include at least one sealed pod containing unroasted green coffee beans, a roasting system that accepts the at least one sealed pod, a grinding system, and a brewing system, where the brewing system, the roasting system, and the grinding system can be housed within a single self-contained unit.. .
Seva Coffee Corporation

Cup collar

A cup collar for a cup or other beverage container to allow milk or cream, an additional flavoring, sugar or sweetener, or any other additive to be added to a beverage such as coffee or tea without having to pour out and waste the coffee or tea or other beverage to make room for the additive. The cup collar avoids wasting coffee or tea or other beverage and conserves water..

Beverage bag

An improved beverage bag comprising pre-measured pouches of tea or coffee, along with sugar, artificial sweetener, and/or non-dairy creamer, all within honeycomb inspired packaging to provide consumers who enjoy enhanced beverages with a convenient, quick, no-mess means of creating the perfect cup of tea or coffee.. .

Method of treating obesity with chlorogenic acid

The present invention is directed compositions derived from green coffee bean extract and methods for the use and manufacture of such compositions. The compositions of the invention have unique ratios of chlorogenic acids which offer a therapeutic effect in the treatment of a variety of conditions and disorders.

Device for grinding coffee beans

A device for grinding coffee beans includes a body provided with a vertical hopper for the entry of the coffee beans and a separate vertical outlet for the ground coffee, which are mutually connected by way of a horizontal seat within which a shaft is associated axially and rotatably. A first grinder is keyed to the shaft and interacts with a facing second grinder.
Sanremo Coffee Machines Srl

An brewing and dispensing beverages

An apparatus for brewing and dispensing beverages such as coffee, said apparatus comprising a water tank comprising a water inlet configured for fresh water supply, and one or more heater elements, said apparatus comprising a water tank outlet, which is connected via a hot water channel to a water faucet a brewing chamber and a dispensing nozzle, wherein said hot water channel has at least one section forming a flow path for hot water, said at least one section of said hot water channel is configured such that it is in direct thermal contact with the periphery of said water tank along the entire length of said at least one section of said hot water channel, and such that said at least one section of said hot water channel extends substantially parallel to the periphery of said water tank.. .
Østerlandsk Thehus

Sealed edible container filled with free flowable powder food ingredient

The present invention relates to a food product such as a snack comprising at least one sealed edible hollow container filled with free flowable edible solids; wherein the container is configured to release the edible solids in order to be consumed in its present form or reconstituted with a liquid. The present invention also relates to a process of making such a snack.
Nestec S.a.

Beverage chiller

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

Automated coffee and tea maker and automated pressure brewer

A full immersion brewing system includes an immersion chamber; an extraction material mechanism for introducing extraction material into the immersion chamber; an infusion mechanism for introducing heated liquid and pressurized air into the immersion chamber; and a drain/dispensing mechanism for dispensing, through a filter, infused liquid from the immersion chamber and for enabling removal of extraction material from the immersion chamber. The filter prevents extraction material from being dispensed from the immersion chamber.

Valve and making same

A method of making a one-way gas release valve for releasing gas pressure from within a coffee container comprises pre-oiling a relatively narrow dry strap of flexible material and laminating the pre-oiled dry strap between relatively wide ribbons of base and cover material with the dry strap overlying spaced vent patterns in the base material. Alternatively, the base material may be pre-oiled or both the base material and the dry strap may be pre-oiled.
Florensis B.v.

Cannabinoid caffeinated drinks, powder, beans, and cannabinoid loose tea leaf

This application discloses a caffeinated drink with cannabinoids, wherein the drink retains its original taste and appearance. This application also discloses coffee powder with cannabinoids, roasted coffee beans with cannabinoids, and loose tea leaf with cannabinoids.
Florensis B.v.

Wrapped food product and process for the production of a packaged food product

A wrapped food product, the food product being preferably in the form of an infusion product, in particular in the form of a material in the form of powder, granules or pieces, such as tea, camomile, coffee or other, wrapped in a respective wrapper; the wrapper being made of biodegradable and/or organic film, which is wrapped around and closely connected, or adherent, to the material.. .
Passepartout Caffe' S.r.l.

Post-brew coffee ground products

Methods and systems to manufacture a soap bar comprising post-brew coffee particles are disclosed. A soap bar may comprise multiple post-brew coffee ground particle sizes to take advantage of the benefits associated with each size.

Portable coffee brewing device

A portable coffee brewing device includes a lid pivotally connected to an upper end of the container by a hinge and button. A heating element housing and an electrical component housing is connected to a lower end of the container.

Coffee aroma composition

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

Coffee roasting apparatus, coffee brewing apparatus and method

A coffee roasting apparatus (100) is disclosed that comprises a compartment (110) for holding coffee beans (10); a roasting element (140) for directing a heated air flow through said compartment; a particulate matter sensor (120) for detecting a peak amount of particulate matter in said air flow; and a controller (130) arranged to control said roasting element. The controller is adapted to select a defined control time for said roasting element as a function of an amount of time lapsed from the start of the roasting process until the detection of said peak amount; and apply the defined control time to said roasting element after first cracking of the coffee beans to complete the roasting of the coffee beans in order to obtain a consistent roasting result.
Koninklijke Philips N.v

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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

Grinder tumbler

Provided is a grinder tumbler. The grin tumbler includes a containing unit having a space there inside for receiving and containing, a beans container partially inserted into the containing space of the containing unit and storing coffee beans there inside, a mill being installed inside the beans container and functioning to grind coffee beans, and a covering unit detachably installed to the containing unit while covering the mill..
C2 Co., Ltd.

Coffee machine

Machine for making espresso coffee of the type provided with at least one delivery unit and with a driving device provided with a lever, which is movable from a first lever position to a second lever position, wherein the delivery unit has at least one braking device.. .
La San Marco S.p.a.

Generation of superheated steam for the preparation of a beverage

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

Generation of superheated steam for the preparation of a beverage

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

Roasted coffee beans

Provided is a method of producing roasted coffee beans, comprising: a first step of adding water to raw material roasted coffee beans, followed by heating of the resultant; and a second step of subjecting the raw material roasted coffee beans after the first step to supercritical carbon dioxide extraction.. .
Kao Corporation

Water ionization system and method

A method for producing an ionized water product for coffee comprises the steps of introducing source water to an ionization system, passing the source water through one or more reaction vessels, wherein one or more ionic species are introduced into the source water, and combining products of one or more reaction vessels to produce the ionized water product having between about 10 ppm to about 40 ppm magnesium ions, about 10 ppm to about 40 ppm calcium ions, and about 40 ppm to about 90 ppm total of bicarbonate and carbonate ions.. .
Pentair Filtration Solutions, Llc

Device for perforating a capsule containing an infusion product

The device for perforating a capsule containing an infusion product comprises a support of a filter holder for automatic or semi-automatic coffee machines in which the capsule and a perforating element of the capsule contained in the seat of the filter holder are housed, the perforating element has a surface having circular shape having on a face thereof a plurality of spikes having a maximum reciprocal distance that is smaller than the diameter of the collar of the capsule such as to realize, on the aluminum closing film of the same capsule, a plurality of holes communicating with the infusion product.. .
Cma Macchine Per Caffe' S.r.l.

Coffee brewing press with displaceable agitator

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

Method for the extraction of oily components from coffee beans and/or of residual materials of coffee production

A method for moist extraction of oil-containing components from coffee beans and/or residues from coffee production, wherein the coffee beans and/or residues from coffee production with a residual moisture content of 10 to 95 percent by mass, measured with reference to the total mass of the coffee beans and/or residues from coffee production are extracted with a mixture of extraction agents consisting of at least one each of a polar and a nonpolar solvent.. .
Gcr - Global Commodity Resources Ug (haftungsbeschränkt)

Aqueous polymer dispersion and process of making the same

An aqueous polymer dispersion, a process of preparing the aqueous polymer dispersion, and an aqueous coating composition comprising the aqueous polymer dispersion; and the aqueous coating composition capable of providing coating films with good properties including coffee resistance and early block resistance.. .
Dow Global Technologies Llc

Coffee bag vent

A laser formed vent in packaging material, formed by an interior breach and an exterior breach, which are connected to one another by a channel. The next interior breach an exterior breach are laterally offset from one another, the channel is formed by vaporizing a bubble in an interior layer, for example a foil layer.
Lasersharp Flexpak Services, Llc

Coffee bag vent

A laser formed vent in packaging material, formed by an interior breach and an exterior breach, which are connected to one another by a channel. The next interior breach an exterior breach are laterally offset from one another, the channel is formed by vaporizing a bubble in an interior layer, for example a foil layer.
Lasersharp Flexpak Services, Llc

Herb grinder

The invention relates to devices and methods for grinding, storing, and dispensing plant materials such as herbs, flowers, plants, seeds, and leaves, including legal cannabis, coffee, tea, and tobacco, and methods of manufacturing such devices. A modular grinder that can be assembled into multiple configurations and grinds, stores, and dispenses ground plant material is provided.

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

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

Coffee roasting apparatus, coffee brewing apparatus and coffee roasting method

A coffee roasting apparatus (100) is disclosed that comprises a compartment (110) for holding coffee beans (10); a roasting element (140) for roasting the coffee beans in said compartment; a controller (130) for controlling the roasting element; and a sensor (120) for monitoring a total amount of vocs (volatile organic compounds) released by said coffee beans during roasting and providing the controller with an indication of said monitored amount. The controller is adapted to receive an indication of the total weight of the coffee beans in the compartment and control the roasting element as a function of the indication of the monitored total amount and the indication of the total weight, said function defining the total voc release characteristics of said coffee beans during roasting.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Apparatus and roasting coffee beans, and coffee machine

A apparatus (100) for roasting coffee beans is disclosed comprising a compartment (110) for holding coffee beans (10); a roasting element (140) for roasting the coffee beans in said compartment; and a processor (130) comprising a control unit (134) for controlling the roasting element. Wherein, the processor (130) is adapted to determine a weight loss rate of the coffee beans, and the control unit (134) is adapted to control the roasting element as a function of the determined weight loss rate.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Filter for capsules for making espresso coffee and capsule for making espresso coffee

A filter for capsules for making espresso coffee by passing pressurised hot water through ground coffee powder, the filter (2) being rigid or semi-rigid, bowl-shaped and comprising a first base wall (3), a first lateral wall (4), a first upper edge (5) and a plurality of passages passing through it and which comprise an inlet section (10) facing towards an inner part (6) of the bowl and an outlet section (11) facing towards an outer part (7) of the bowl, at least the inlet sections (10) of the passages being made in parts of the filter (2) which are radially separated from the central axis by a distance equal to at least two thirds of the minimum radial distance of the first lateral wall (4) from the central axis; and a capsule comprising said filter (2) near to a second base wall (16) of it.. .

Coffee maker

A coffee maker includes a base for supporting a coffee cup. A support arm is mounted on an upper surface of the base and extends perpendicularly to the base.

Brewing unit apparatus of coffee machine and the coffee machine thereof

A brewing unit apparatus of a coffee machine and the coffee machine thereof is adapted to accommodate and brew a coffee powder in the coffee machine. The apparatus comprises a filter sieve for accommodating the coffee powder.

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Coffee pod

A coffee pod is described with an improved sealing surface for a filter disposed within the pod. The improved sealing surface provides better adherence between the filter and a sidewall of the pod so that unadhered portions are minimized and operation is improved.
Kraft Foods Group Brands Llc

Reservoir refill system

A system for refilling the water reservoir of an appliance (such as found in a coffee maker, humidifier, etc.) takes the form of a fixture that receives a water line inlet tubing at its input (the tubing coupled to an existing water line). The fixture also includes outlet tubing, which is coupled to the reservoir of the appliance.

Coffee processing apparatus and method

A coffee processing apparatus (100, 200, 300) is disclosed that comprises at least one of a grinding stage (110) for grinding coffee beans (10) into ground coffee beans (20); and a brewing stage (140) for brewing coffee from ground coffee beans; the coffee processing apparatus further comprising a sensor (150) arranged to sense a total concentration of volatile organic compounds released by said coffee beans or ground coffee beans; and a controller (160) responsive to said sensor and arranged to control said grinding stage and/or said brewing stage as a function of said total concentration. Methods of controlling such a coffee processing apparatus are also disclosed..
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Coffee machine with a multi-cellular capsule seat

A coffee machine with a multi-cellular capsule seat having a base, a lower body and an upper body; a multi-cellular capsule seat is provided inside the upper body; at least two coffee capsules are placed side by side inside the multi-cellular capsule seat; a front inner cover is provided on the multi-cellular capsule seat; a right side of the front inner cover is provided with a front inner cover water inlet; the front inner cover water inlet is in communication with a second inlet provided at a middle part of a surface of the second coffee capsule; the second inlet is provided with a second upper piercing pin; a second piercing position seal ring is provided on the second upper piercing pin. The present invention has a simple structure and can double the working capacity, thereby increasing working efficiency..

Portable capsule percolator drinking cup

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

Bag for storing and holding electronic and non-electronic items

A bag for storing and holding electronic and non-electronic items upon the passenger seat of a vehicle is a fabric accessory holder that opens to resemble an open rectangular tray having short sidewalls with multiple interior accessory pockets each having closures, and a coffee cup holder mounted on the inside bottom. A stiffener is used to provide some rigidity to the base and the sidewalls.

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

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

Moving inlet nozzles in beverage systems

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

Coffee and tea brewing system and method

A coffee and tea brewing system includes a carafe assembly including a container configured to hold the brewed coffee or tea; a brewing assembly configured to be selectively coupled to the container of the carafe assembly for brewing of coffee or tea and selectively removed from the container of the carafe assembly when serving the brewed coffee or tea, the brewing assembly comprising a mesh filter assembly configured to allow for separation of the coffee grounds or tea leaves from the brewed coffee or tea, and an agitation mechanism configured to selectively agitate the coffee grounds or tea leaves and associated brewing coffee or tea during brewing; and a heating assembly configured to support the carafe assembly and selectively add heat thereto. The agitation is through manual manipulation of a paddle adjacent the mesh filter assembly.

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

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

Collapsible, flow-restricted, controlled-pour pitcher for brewing coffee

A collapsible hot liquid pitcher with an adjustable flow restrictor is disclosed that provides an easily controlled pour of hot water from the spout at the end of the pitcher's neck. The pitcher can be made of a rubbery material so that it can be compressed into a small shape for traveling.

Liquid espresso concentrate

Disclosed is a method of making a coffee concentrate, and a coffee concentrate obtainable by the method. The method involves primary and secondary extraction, with split tapping of the primary extract into a first and second primary draw off.

Liquid espresso concentrate

Disclosed is a method of making a coffee concentrate, and a coffee concentrate obtainable by the method. The method involves primary and secondary extraction, with split tapping of the primary extract into a first and second primary draw off.

Coffee extraction device and method

Provided are a coffee extraction device and a coffee extraction method, which are capable of extracting coffee from a coffee capsule (capsule coffee) and the like. The coffee extraction device can comprise: a coffee extraction unit on which a coffee capsule is to be mounted; a pump for pressurizing water and supplying the same to the coffee extraction unit; a flow rate sensor for measuring the flow rate of water to be supplied to the coffee extraction unit; and a control unit for controlling the operation of the pump on the basis of the flow rate to be sensed at the flow rate sensor..
Coway Co., Ltd.

Cold coffee brewing system and method

A coffee brewing system and method brew hot coffee at an elevated temperature by mixing coffee grounds with hot water, filtering the hot coffee to remove at least some of the coffee grounds from the hot coffee to form filtered hot coffee, and rapidly cooling the filtered hot coffee to reduce a temperature of the filtered hot coffee to form cooled coffee. The coffee optionally may be mixed with a gas, such as nitrogen, prior to serving the cooled coffee.
Ronnoco Coffee, Llc

System and processing coffee beans

A method for the intermediate processing of coffee beans, utilizing natural thermal mineral spring water, where in the beans have reached a parchment stage of production. The coffee beans with the mucilage layer are delivered to a resting facility concurrently to the combining of the thermal spring water therewith.

Integrated one-way valve with polyol film

A one-way valve integrated into a lamination of the kind used as a membrane seal for coffee containers and the like. The valve comprises a top layer, a substrate and a fluid polyol film.
Sonoco Development, Inc.

Apparatus and system to fill single-serve biodegradable coffee pods

Described is an apparatus for filling single-serve biodegradable coffee pods. The apparatus includes a base for supporting a rotatable platform comprising multiple pod holders, a filler mounted on the base and adjacent to the rotatable platform comprising a container filled with ground coffee and multiple augers capable of filling the coffee pods with ground coffee, a sealer mounted on the base comprising a heat sealable film winder, and a controller directing rotation of the rotatable platform, filling of the ground coffee from the filler, and sealing and trimming of the sealed film tops of the single-serve, biodegradable coffee pods..
Gorby Llc

Apparatus for extracting coffee and preheating heater thereof

Disclosed are an apparatus for extracting coffee and a method for preheating a heater thereof. The apparatus for extracting coffee comprises: an input part which receives a command for controlling an operation of the apparatus for extracting coffee; a heater which heats water supplied to a coffee flow path for extracting coffee; a temperature sensor which measures the temperature of the heater; an input voltage acquisition part which acquires an input voltage value applied to the apparatus for extracting coffee; and a control part which determines the possibility of coffee extraction by detecting the operation of the apparatus for extracting coffee, and if it is determined that there is a high possibility of coffee extraction, controls a preheating operation of the heater on the basis of the input voltage value acquired by the input voltage acquisition part and the temperature of the heater measured by the temperature sensor..
Coway Co., Ltd.

Beverage filtering system

A beverage filtering device wherein flavoring solids, such as coffee, tea, or herbs, are infused or brewed with fluids and then a finished beverage is filtered from the flavoring solids using a system of nested cups. The nested cups are pressed together during filtration to create a compact form that can then also serve as a beverage cup or beverage serving device..
Seventh Generation Ventures, Inc.

Coffee tamper

The invention relates to a coffee tamper. More specifically, the invention relates to a device for tamping coffee grounds in a basket or portafilter of an espresso machine, by which device a reproducible pressure is applied to the coffee grounds and which is designed to reduce occupational-related diseases among professional users, like e.g.
Clockwork Espresso Ltd.

Coffee dispensing device and method

A coffee dispensing device is provided with a transport device that couples various components for the processing of unroasted coffee beans together. For example a roaster may be coupled to a grinding and brewing device to enable the transfer of roasted coffee beans between the roaster and grinder/brewer.
Roasting Plant, Inc.

Coffee machine

A coffee machine includes a brewing unit, a grinding mechanism to process coffee beans into coffee grounds that are used by the brewing unit to brew coffee, and a container for coffee beans. The container has a bottom surface with an outlet opening that leads to the grinding mechanism.
Melitta Europa Gmbh & Co. Kg

On-board coffee processor

An on-board coffee processor having a boiling cup, a coffee bucket, a distill cup and a lid; the upper end of boiling cup is connected with the lower end of distill cup; the coffee bucket is arranged at the rim of boiling cup; the distill cup is provided with a distill tube; the lower end of the tube leads to the coffee bucket from the bottom of distill cup and the upper end of the tube leads to the upper part of distill cup; the lid is connected to the upper end of distill cup, and the bottom of the said boiling cup is set up with a heating plate and a thermistor is installed at the bottom of the heating plate. The on-board coffee processor has the boiling cup, the coffee bucket and the distill cup arranged from bottom to top; the boiling cup has a heating device..

Apparatus and extracting dutch coffee

The present invention relates to a method for extracting dutch coffee and an apparatus thereof, and more particularly, to a method for extracting dutch coffee, which can exactly control a speed of extraction of dutch coffee and an amount of coffee to be extracted by supplying water during a predetermined time repeatedly at regular time intervals in each step, can always provide dutch coffee of a constant concentration to consumers by uniformly distributing water to a filtering container, and can provide a rich aroma of dutch coffee by collecting the aroma of dutch coffee not to dissipate, and an apparatus thereof. The method for extracting dutch coffee controls an amount of extracted coffee by setting an opening time of a valve mounted between a water tank and a filtering container, controls a speed of extraction by setting one cycle length, and mechanically controls a total speed of extraction by setting a total time, and the dutch coffee extraction apparatus includes: an upper main body frame; a lower main body frame which is formed on a lower portion of the upper main body frame and has a width shorter than that of the upper main body frame; a side frame which connects the upper main body frame and the lower main body frame with each other; a water tank which is disposed inside the upper main body frame and has a cover provided on an upper portion thereof to store water therein; a filtering container which is disposed at both sides of the lower main body frame, is connected with the water tank via a nozzle to receive water from the water tank, and stores ground coffee thereon; an extracted liquid storage container which is disposed under the filtering container to store an extracted liquid thereon; and a digital operation unit which is formed on one side of the side frame..
Onedutch Co., Ltd.

Capsule and system for preparing a beverage by centrifugation in a beverage production device

A capsule is designed for insertion in a centrifugal beverage production device for preparing a beverage from a substance contained in the capsule by introducing liquid in the capsule and passing the liquid through the substance using centrifugal forces. The capsule includes a body having a bottom end and an open end spaced apart in the axial direction, an upper wall for covering the body at the open end along a direction transverse to the axial direction, and an enclosure between the body and the upper wall containing a predetermined amount of beverage substance.
Nestec S.a.

Portable devices for preparing and transporting brewable beverages

Disclosed are methods, systems, and devices for portably brewing tea, coffee, or other beverages in a container that regulates the temperature and diffusion during and after brewing. For example, the present technology allows people to prepare and consume tea, coffee and other beverages while on the go.
Teango Technologies, Inc.

Flavor-enhanced beverage product and enhancing the flavor thereof

A flavor-enhanced beverage includes an added amount of pyroglutamic acid or a salt thereof. The pyroglutamic acid may be in the form of l-pyroglutamic acid, d-pyroglutamic acid, monosodium l-pyroglutamate, monosodium d-pyroglutamate, or a mixture thereof.
Frito-lay North America, Inc.

Ksv 4 in 1 fire pit

An outdoor patio accessory that serves a primary fire pit function can be converted into other primary patio accessory functions such as a coffee table, ice cooler, or grill that make use of the present invention's unique and one of a kind railing system or rail-like device. .

Pack for extracting coffee beverages

Pack (100) having an inner volume in which a coffee ingredient is stored and from which a coffee beverage is extracted when a fluid is introduced inside the pack (100), said inner volume being defined by sheets of material joined to one another at their edges, such that the inner volume presents a generally plane shape, said pack (100) comprising an inlet chamber (120) configured to accommodate an inflow of fluid for flowing through the coffee ingredient to extract a coffee beverage and at least one outlet duct (12) for delivering the coffee beverage from said inner volume, said inlet chamber (120) and said outlet duct (12) being positioned at the bottom of the pack (100), the pack (100) further comprising a compartmental channel (250) and a filtering element (30) configured in such a way that they define a dedicated chamber inside the volume of the pack where the coffee ingredient is confined, the filtering element (30) being further configured for preventing the particles of the coffee ingredient from entering the outlet duct (12) when fluid is introduced in the pack and the coffee beverage is extracted, thus preventing these particles from being delivered together with the coffee beverage.. .
Nestec S.a.

Pack for extracting a coffee beverage

Fitment assembly (10) for a container comprising in its inside volume a coffee ingredient, the fitment assembly (10) comprising: an inlet chamber (120) to accommodate an inflow of fluid for flowing through the coffee ingredient to extract a coffee beverage; a tertiary active chamber (231) on one of the sides of the fitment assembly (10) to where extracted coffee fluid together with the coffee ingredient particles is conveyed and a tertiary passive chamber (232) on the reverse side of the fitment assembly (10) to where the extracted coffee fluid after having been filtered is conveyed; a primary filter element (11) filtering the extracted coffee fluid coming from the tertiary active chamber (231) and flowing into the tertiary passive chamber (232) in such a way that only the fluid can go through and into the tertiary passive chamber (232) while the particles of coffee ingredient are retained in the tertiary active chamber (231); and an outlet duct (12) arranged in such a way that the extracted coffee beverage from the tertiary passive chamber (232) enters the outlet duct (12) and flows by gravity towards the exterior of the fitment assembly (10).. .
Nestec S.a.

Coffee percolator

A coffee percolator is provided having a funnel-shaped main body made of a thin stainless steel sheet and an inner layer component, wherein the sidewall of the main body is formed with a plurality of holes by means of etching technology; the inner layer component is fixed on the inner side of the sidewall of the main body. The inner layer component is provided with second holes with smaller diameter than that of the first holes provided on the sidewall of the main body.
Yukawa Enterprise Co., Ltd

Modified folding disposable coffee cup sleeve

The present invention provides a disposable insulator for a cup. The disposable insulator includes a sleeve including an insulating material to provide thermal insulation to the exterior of the cup, the sleeve having a top edge, a bottom edge, an inner surface, and an outer surface having a thickness therebetween, the sleeve being tapered from the top edge to the bottom edge and configured to surround at least a portion of the cup, and at least one finger pad made of the insulating material having a bottom edge, the finger pad being separable from the remainder of the sleeve and movable from a first position to a second position, in the first position, the bottom edge of the finger pad being proximate to the bottom edge of the sleeve, and in the second position, the finger pad being separated from at least a portion of the remainder of the sleeve and movable relative to the remainder of the sleeve, in the second position the finger pad being foldable relative to the sleeve with the bottom edge of the finger pad positionable proximate to the top edge of the sleeve, wherein, when in the second position, the folding of the finger pad increases the thickness of the insulation material present at the finger pad to create an area of increased insulation on the sleeve to provide additional thermal insulation to a portion of the exterior of the cup..
Rao Innovations Llc

Beverage cup lid for suspending a can in the cup interior

A lid is provided which permits a user to drink from a beverage can suspended within the interior of a disposable coffee cup. The user can thereby drink from the beverage can without the user's lips touching the can surface.

Cleaning capsule

The invention is related to a cleaning capsule for admission to the inner part of a hot beverage system, in particular a coffee machine, whose hollow space contains a cleaning material. The cleaning capsule contains in the hollow space an inert filling material in addition to the cleaning material..
Neoreta Gmbh

Dry cup

This invention is comprised of geometric features that are added to the bottom side of a common ceramic coffee cup or mug, and can be used on any drinking vessel. It is designed to allow the vessel to dry completely during the typical wash and dry cycle of a common dishwasher.

Coffee machine

A coffee machine includes a pot liner and a heating mechanism for heating the pot liner. The pot liner has a water inlet and a water outlet.

Eco-friendly filament using biomass and manufacturing method thereof

Provided is an eco-friendly filament using a biomass manufactured by extruding a bioplastic pellet which is formed from a bioplastic pellet composition including mixed particles including a coffee byproduct with a fatty acid content of 0.01 to 2.5 wt % or less and inorganic particles and having a size of 50 μm or less; an additive; and a plastic raw material. The inorganic particles are one or more selected from the group consisting of calcium carbonate, silica, starch, alumina, titanium dioxide, talc, kaolin, mica, sericite, zinc oxide, barium carbonate, barium sulfate, diatomaceous earth, magnesium carbonate, magnesium silicate, boron nitride, alumina, zirconium oxide, iron oxide and mica titanium.

Full automatic turkish coffee cooking and serving machine

The present invention relates to a turkish coffee cooking and serving machine having a cooking compartment whose inner volume is heated by a heater and wherein coffee mixture including turkish coffee, water and optionally sugar is cooked; and when the cooking process is completed, providing transfer of the cooked coffee mixture in the cooking compartment through a discharge spout to a beverage receptacle for serving the cooked coffee to people.. .
Arsum Elektrikli Ev Aletleri San. Ve Tic. A.s.

Multipurpose infuser filter strainer

A multipurpose infuser filter strainer, configured to infusing tea and making coffee directly without the need of changing its structural arrangement, include a soft sieve defining opposing top opening and bottom opening, a hard sieve surrounding the soft sieve and defining opposing top opening and bottom opening for receiving the top opening and bottom opening of the soft sieve respectively, a top cap ring fastened to the top opening of hard sieve to hold the top opening of the soft sieve in place, a bottom cap ring fastened to the bottom opening of the hard sieve to hold the bottom opening of the soft sieve in place, and a soft mesh mounted in the bottom cap ring. Further, the mesh size of the soft sieve and the mesh size of the soft mesh are smaller than the mesh size of the hard sieve..

Wireless audio enabled household appliance

The invention disclosed relates to systems for wirelessly communicating with a household appliance whereby a user is able to play audio through the household appliance. Embodiments of the related appliance apparatus include appliances, such as a coffee maker, that further include integral bluetooth communication, digital audio processing and amplification, as well as an integrated speaker for output of the processed and amplified audio..
Ce Brands, Llc

System for making a hot beverage with substantially horizontal throughflow and making a hot beverage

The invention relates to a system and a method for making a hot beverage such as coffee. The system according to the invention includes a raw material container in which raw material for the hot beverage is arrangeable.
Innobizzer B.v.

Dual-circuit coffee maker apparatus

The present invention describes a low-cost apparatus for selectively brewing stronger coffee. The invention provides for a switch and two circuits integral to the coffee maker whereby the user can manually select between a regular brew and a strong brew accomplished by adding in a second circuit..
Ce Brands, Llc

Coffee maker and control method thereof

Provided is a coffee maker, comprising a shell body, a brewing assembly, a slight pressure assembly, a heating assembly and a filtering assembly; the brewing assembly comprises a brewing vessel installed on the shell body; the brewing vessel has a hollow accommodation chamber, which accommodates stuff to be brewed; the slight pressure assembly comprises a booster pump and a pressure pipe; the booster pump is connected with the pressure pipe; the pressure pipe is in communication with the accommodation chamber; the booster pump is configured to supply slight pressure to the brewing vessel; the heating assembly is in communication with the accommodation chamber assembly, and is configured to supply heated water to the brewing vessel; and the filtering assembly is provided on a lower part of the brewing vessel and is in communication with the accommodation chamber. A control method of the coffee maker is further provided..
Vesta Electrical Appliance Manufacturing (zhongshan) Co., Ltd.

Automatic drip coffee machine

An automatic drip coffee machine includes a drip part, a hot water supply unit, a pedestal, a load cell, and a controlling part. The drip part pours water into a dripper containing coffee beans in a predetermined amount to brew coffee.
Bsec Electronics Co., Ltd.

Coffee maker stand with drawer

A coffee maker stand includes a drawer for brewing cartridges and a two position latch or handle. The latch or handle has a first position locking the drawer into the stand and extending rollers under the stand allowing easy movement of the stand, and second position retracing the rollers to resist moving the stand and releasing the drawer..

Pre-blended and packaged frozen smoothy nutrition mix, method and product

This invention provides an improved method for making a blended liquid or frozen combination and mixture of pre-ripened fruits and vegetables, including juiced foods, protein, vitamins, nuts, seeds, milks, juices, yogurt, herbs, spices, coffee, tea or other freeze dried super foods, herbal or non-herbal medicine, to make a frozen smoothie mixture. An initial mixture of food components, with limited or no liquid added for processing, is pre-blended together continuously until it forms a suitable consistency.

Method for controlling a process of roasting coffee beans and device for use in a process for roasting coffee beans

A device for use in a process for roasting coffee beans comprises measuring means (10) for performing measurements of an actual value of particulate matter emission from the coffee beans during a process of roasting the coffee beans, and controlling means (20) coupled to the measuring means (10) for receiving the outcome of the measurements from the measuring means (10), wherein the controlling means (20) are adapted to find a pattern of the particulate matter emission over time on the basis of the outcome of the measurements, to determine an actual roasting degree of the coffee beans on the basis of the pattern, and to determine and set at least one characteristic of the roasting process on the basis of the roasting degree.. .
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Coffee brewing device and coffee capsule machine having same

Disclosed are a coffee brewing device and a coffee capsule machine having same. The coffee brewing device comprises: a brewing support (10); a capsule holder assembly (4) fixedly installed on the brewing support (10); a movable head assembly (1) installed on the brewing support (10); a driving device configured to drive the movable head assembly (1); and an automatic capsule-dropping mechanism comprising a capsule supporting plate (5), a transmission mechanism and an elastic reset component; wherein the capsule supporting plate (5) is rotatably installed at the bottom of the capsule holder assembly (4) via a rotating shaft (16), and has a supporting position and a non-supporting position; the transmission mechanism is arranged between the capsule supporting plate (5) and the movable head assembly (1), and is configured to drive the capsule supporting plate (5) to rotate from the supporting position to the non-supporting position when the movable head assembly (1) moves away from the capsule holder assembly (4); and the elastic reset component is configured to drive the capsule supporting plate (5) to rotate from the non-supporting position to the supporting position.
Elec-tech International Co., Ltd.

Method to prepare nitrogen infused beverages

A method to prepare and dispense a n2 or n2/co2 gas infused chilled beverage is provided. The gas infused beverage is obtained by mixing a beverage concentrate with n2 or n2/co2 gas infused water under positive pressure and dispensing the prepared beverage through a slow pour faucet.
Ac Distributing, Inc.

Coffee roasting apparatus, coffee brewing apparatus and coffee roasting method

A coffee roasting apparatus (100) is disclosed comprising a compartment (110) for holding coffee beans (10); a roasting element (140) for roasting the coffee beans in said compartment; and a controller (130) for controlling the roasting element, wherein the controller is adapted to control the roasting element as a function of the concentration of volatile organic compounds residing in the compartment. A coffee brewing apparatus including such a coffee roasting apparatus and a coffee roasting method are also disclosed..
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Chilled n2 infused beverage dispensing system and method to prepare and dispense a chilled n2 infused beverage

A system and method to prepare and dispense a n2 or n2/co2 gas infused chilled beverage is provided. The beverage may be any non-carbonated liquid and in one embodiment the beverage is coffee.
Floricultura Novazel S.a.

Tea and coffee brewing apparatus with telescoping filter housing

Tea and coffee brewing apparatus includes a container for receiving a brewed beverage and a filter receptacle for receiving contents to be brewed. Guides are disposed on the filter receptacle for lowering the filter receptacle wholly inside the container for storage mode and also raising the filter receptacle above the container for brew mode.

Candy and multi-region confectionery

Provided is an approach for obtaining a high quality xylitol-containing candy in a short period of time. A candy composition according to the present invention contains a sugar composition portion comprising xylitol as a main component and a different carbohydrate, and a crystallization promoting agent promoting crystallization of the xylitol.
Intercontinental Great Brands Llc

Composition for preparing flavored coffees using reduced amount of flavorant and method therefor

The present invention provides to a method of preparing a flavored coffee using reduced amount of flavorant, and a coffee composition used for preparing such flavored coffee. An amount of colorant is used to replace up to 20.3% by weight of the flavorant present in a flavored coffee brew.
The Folger Coffee Company

Apparatus and infusing coffee beans with an aromatic flavor

A storage apparatus and method to infuse coffee beans with an aroma emanating from an aromatic substance is provided. The apparatus flavors the coffee beans with the aroma by storing the beans in proximity to the aromatic substance.

Method of forming a shelf-stable ready-to-drink coffee product

A method of forming a ready-to-drink coffee product includes contacting a first ground coffee composition with water having a temperature of less than 10° c. For at least 16 hours to form a first cold brew concentrate; mixing the cold brew concentrate and water to form a mixture; heating the mixture to a temperature of less than 100° c.
Zingerman's Coffee Company, Llc

Apparatus and methods for removing caffeine from brewed, caffeinated coffee

A system and method for reducing the amount of caffeine in an existing volume of brewed coffee. The brewed coffee contains a predetermined level of caffeine.

Method for demonstrating stain removal

An in vitro method for demonstrating the stain removal efficacy of an oral care composition comprising (a) providing a substrate, (b) providing a staining solution, (c) providing a treatment solution comprising the oral care composition, (d) immersing the substrate in the staining solution, (e) removing the substrate from the staining solution, (f) evaluating the color of the stained substrate, (g) applying the treatment solution to the substrate and (h) evaluating the color of the treated substrate, wherein the staining solution comprises coffee is provided.. .
Colgate-palmolive Company

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.

Device for grinding and dosing coffee

A coffer grinding and dosing device (12) comprises: a collection chamber (16) for containing coffee beans, underneath which a grinding zone (14) comprising a grinder (18) operated by an electric motor (20) is provided. The device is characterized in that the collection chamber (16) is positioned underneath the electric motor (20)..
Hausbrandt Trieste 1892 Spa

Improved filter for espresso coffee machines

An improved filter (1) for espresso coffee machines (m) including a rigid main filtering containment and/or support body (20), suitable to be coupled with a support element belonging to an espresso coffee machine (m) and shaped to define an inner seat (21) suitable to receive powder coffee, as well as, a disposable middle filtering containment and/or retaining insert (10) made of food use material, removably coupled with the rigid main filtering body (20) by means of at least partly insertion into the inner seat (21), shaped as to define an inner space (11) suitable to receive the powder coffee to be used in preparing espresso coffee by means of leaching of hot water, avoiding contact between the powder coffee and the main filtering body (20), provided with a laminar filtering bottom (14) in which separation means (18) are defined suitable to favour passing of a coffee infusion.. .

Composition for preparing flavored coffees using reduced amount of flavorant

The present invention provides to a method of preparing a flavored coffee using reduced amount of flavorant, and a coffee composition used for preparing such flavored coffee. An amount of colorant is used to replace up to 20.1% by weight of the flavorant present in a flavored coffee beverage.
The Folger Coffee Company

Instant beverage tablet for producing a layered beverage

An instant beverage tablet in the form of multilayer tablet for producing a layered beverage having one or more cream layer(s), coffee and/or cocoa layer(s) and optionally a foam upon reconstitution in a liquid comprising a dark component having sugar, coffee and/or cocoa particles for producing a dark layer; a white component having creamer and sugar for producing white layer; wherein the dark component has a density in the range of 0.5 to 0.7 g/cm3 and wherein the white component has a density in the range of 0.74 to 0.9 g/cm3 and wherein the dark component is compressed with a compaction pressure of at least 250 kpa and wherein the white component is compressed with a compaction pressure of at least 1250 kpa.. .
Nestec S.a.

Roasted laurina coffee, its preparation, and use for preventing metabolic syndrome

A roasted coffee of coffea arabica var. Laurina a powder of which comprises from 5.0 to 10.0 mg per gram of powder (mg/g) trigonelline and from 3.0 to 8.0 mg/g mono-caffeoylquinic acids (3-caffeoylquinic acid, 4-caffeoylquinic acid and 5-caffeoylquinic acid), the invention also relating to a beverage prepared with such roasted coffee, a method for the preparation and a use of such roasted coffee for the prevention of metabolic syndrome..
Illycaffe' S.p.a.

Coffee tamper with step design

A handheld coffee tamper having a circular tamper base, connected to a handle, wherein the cross section design of the circular tamper base has a stepped configuration where the base of the tamper and the first rise of the first step has a sharp edge having a radius of less than 0.2 mm, where the rise of the first step is between 0.5 to 4.0 mm and the run of the first step is between 0.05 to 2.0 mm and where the second step forms the side wall of the tamper, where the side wall is at least 5.0 mm in height, and where tamper base has a rockwell hardness of at least 25.. .
Pullman Espresso Accessories

Cool immensioned and centrifugal coffee brewing machine and the method thereof

The present utility model discloses a cool immersed and centrifugal coffee brewing machine, includes a filtration cup arranged in a blender jar for accommodating coffee powder; and a stirring mechanism, rotating under driven, is arranged for driving coffee powder and water in the filtration cup to rotate, the centrifugal force formed by rotation and the rotating time are sufficient to brew coffee; a space is set between the filtration cup and the blender jar for accommodating coffee solution. The present utility model of cool immersed and centrifugal coffee brewing machine, due to adopting a stirring mechanism which is driven by a motor, drives the mixture of coffee powder and water to rotate rapidly, thus achieves a fast brewing of the cold soaking coffee through the centrifugal force, which is able to shorten the brewing time of cold soaking coffee from several hours to 10-30 minutes, therefore, it is more practical..
Fatia Industrial Company Limited

Coffee roasting apparatus, coffee brewing apparatus and coffee roasting method

A coffee roasting apparatus (100) is disclosed comprising a compartment (110) for holding coffee beans (10); a roasting element (140) for roasting the coffee beans in said compartment; and a controller (130) for controlling the roasting element. The controller is adapted to control the roasting element as a function of a change in the volume of the coffee beans residing in the compartment.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Consumable item ordering system

A server system tracks purchases by a user of consumable items. Notifications of use of an appliance using a consumable item are received and an estimated amount of the consumable item is decremented in response to the notification.
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

Coffee pod for point of sale device

A shell less, biodegradable coffee pod for use with a point of sale coffee pod dispensing device. The pod is compressible for pleated or stacked storage and linearly linked to a series of substantially similar pods by a flexible, hingeable separable tab bridging between adjacent pods.

Coffee packet

A coffee packet includes a compartment defining an enclosure. The compartment is comprised of a fluid permeable material.

Reinforcement ring for capsules for obtaining beverages

The present invention provides a reinforcement ring (10) for capsules for obtaining beverages, for example espresso coffee, comprising a side wall (1) and a flat surface, preferably having a uniform thickness (2), protruding from the side wall (1), wherein the side wall (1) and the protruding flat surface (2) are made in a single body and wherein the side wall (1) comprises reduced thickness areas (3), so as to reduce the total amount of material used for the production of the ring. A capsule for obtaining beverages.

Coffee pod point of sale fabrication device

A point of sale coffee pod dispensing device for use with shell less, expandable coffee pods. The compressible pods are arranged in a linear array that allows for pleated or stacked storage in a pod loading means within the device's enclosure, as well as continuous feed capabilities.

Method of fabricating coffee pods at point of sale

A method of fabricating coffee pods at a point of sale location using a coffee pod dispensing device with shell less, expandable coffee pods. The fabrication is initiated by tactile input from a control panel that determines the parameters of the coffee pods to be fabricated and generates the operational signals for the dispensing device.

Beverage preparation device

The invention relates to a beverage preparation device (1), in particular a coffee machine, comprising a first outlet (4) and a second outlet (5) which are connected, preferably, to a common supply line (10), also comprising adjusting means for adjusting the distance between the first (4) and the second outlet (5).. .
Eugster / Frismag Ag

Coffee cup lid

A flexible coffee lid having memory having memory is disclosed. The d coffee lid comprises a circumferential cap structure, which in turn comprises aid circumferential cap structure comprises a a vent hole positioned on a platform for supporting the vent hole, a b) a drink hole, the drink hole positioned 180 degrees from the vent hole, the drink hole positioned on a platform for supporting the drink hole;c) a diaphragm centrally located on the upper platform; and a rotatable flexible sealing closure element that has the ability to seal both the vent hole and the drink hole, said rotatable flexible.
Highwave

Improved coffee cherry processing

A method for processing coffee cherry is disclosed herein. The method includes the application of coating material, preferably a granular solid material, to pulped wet coffee or coffee fruit with pulp removed, prior to drying.
Bolaven Farms Limited

Flavor pouch

A flavor pouch includes a porous covering that encloses a carrier having a flavorant. The carrier may be solid or particulate.
Philip Morris Usa Inc.

Machine for preparing beverages with an optimized beverage discharge disposition

A machine (1) adapted for preparing aromatic beverages by means of extraction, such as espresso coffee and similar beverages. The machine comprises at least one optimized beverage discharge disposition (5), in particular presenting a first and second flow sections (51, 52) separated by a throttling section (53) that configures a double deflection of the prevailing flow direction, so that it provides a streamlining of the discharge flow..
Novadelta - Comercio E Industria De Cafes S.a.

Production of a coffee extract preserving flavour components

Disclosed herein is a process for preparing a coffee extract, comprising the steps of: providing a mixture of roasted coffee beans and water, milling the mixture of roast coffee beans and water in a pressurised chamber, and separating the milled mixture in a liquid coffee extract and spent coffee grounds. The coffee extract maintains many of the flavour components of the roasted beans..
Gea Process Engineering A/s

Production of an instant coffee product in high yield

Disclosed herein is a process for production of an instant coffee product in a high yield, comprising the steps of extracting roast and ground coffee beans with water having a temperature of 80° c. Or less, to produce a first extract and spent coffee grounds, adding water to the spent coffee grounds to produce an aqueous suspension, hydrolysing the aqueous suspension using a hydrolysing enzyme to produce a second extract and spent remains, adding the first extract to the second extract, optionally after concentration and/or drying of the second extract, to obtain a combined extract, and drying the combined extract to obtain an instant coffee product.
Gea Process Engineering A/s

Cultivation coffee tree by red ginseng powdered extract

A cultivation method of coffee tree by red ginseng powdered extract is provided, and particularly provided is a cultivation method of coffee tree through environment-friendly and rest (artificial dormant period) process using a red ginseng, and drink composition and food additive manufactured by the cultivation method of coffee tree by red ginseng, the method including: supplying red ginseng powdered extract aqueous solution to coffee seeds; and adjusting moisture of soil planted with coffee seeds. The cultivation method of coffee tree by red ginseng powdered extract has an advantageous effect in that coffee beans can be harvested having, as active ingredient, ginsenoside of high internal absorption rate capable of preventing occurrences of infectious diseases and pests by increasing immunity levels of coffee trees without using chemical fertilizers at all, and by enhancing germination percent of coffee seeds and coffee bean crops.

Coffee cup and for making a coffee cup

A kit-of-parts of a cup part and a separate cover together form a coffee cup. The cup part includes bottom wall and a circumferential side wall with a circular flange extending outwardly from an upper end of the side wall.
Bluecup B.v.

Friction activated ground coffee dosing dispenser

A friction active ground coffee dispenser comprising a ground coffee reservoir, a dispensing base and a dispenser. The dispenser may be a rotary dispenser or a slide dispenser.

Coffee maker with moving water dispersion

A coffee maker provides a controlled release of heated water into brewing material. In one embodiment the coffee maker includes a spiraling nozzle releasing heated water over brewing material held in the coffee maker.

Coffee making appliance and brewing coffee

A coffee making appliance includes a housing having a base for supporting a container configured to receive brewed coffee, a reservoir for receiving water to be heated, a hopper configured to receive a quantity of whole coffee beans, the hopper having an outlet, a vertically-oriented burr grinder positioned adjacent to the outlet of said hopper, the grinder being configured to transform the whole coffee beans into coffee grounds, a filter removably received by the housing for receiving the coffee grounds from the grinder, a pump configured to supply water from the reservoir to the filter, and a driving mechanism configured to rotate the filter while the water is supplied to the filter to cause the water to pass radially through the coffee grounds to produce the brewed coffee.. .
Conair Corporation

Reverse french press

A reverse french press has a brewer, carafe and optional lid. The brewer has a plunger, a vertical open top flask and a base with legs arranged about its bottom edge.
Scs Direct Inc.

Cartridge for preparing a liquid product and producing it

A cartridge (10) containing a dose (12) of at least one substance for preparing a liquid product, e.g., coffee, by means of liquid and/or steam introduced into the cartridge (10). The cartridge comprises a body (14) containing the aforesaid dose (12), with a bottom wall (142), through which the liquid product is able to flow out of the cartridge (10), and a cover (16) that closes the body of the cartridge (10) at the end of the body opposite to the bottom wall (142).
Luigi Lavazza S.p.a.

Compressor arrangement for automatic compressing of ground coffee

A compressor arrangement for automatically compressing ground coffee includes a housing having an inlet opening and an outlet opening with a retention flap which adjusts a bulk density of the ground coffee, conveying and compressing elements arranged in the housing which are driven by a first drive device, and an adjustment device which pre-adjusts the bulk density of the ground coffee. The adjustment device comprises a second drive device, a retention flap shaft, a retention flap arranged on the retention flap shaft, a transmission which is operatively connected to each of the second drive device and the retention flap shaft, and an automatic dynamic pressure adjustment apparatus which enlarges or reduce a preset of the opening angle dependent on a higher dynamic pressure or a lower dynamic pressure being exerted on the retention flap.
Probat-werke Von Gimborn Maschinenfabrik Gmbh

Bean grinder and automatic coffee pot equipped with the same

A bean grinder having a bean grinding chamber part, a dynamic grinding wheel, a static grinding wheel, and a residue removing plate. The bean grinding chamber part comprises a bean grinding chamber and a powder discharge channel.
Vesta Electrical Appliance Manufacturing (zhongshan) Co., Ltd.

Coffee press

A french press coffee maker 200 having a coffee grounds basket is provided. The coffee grounds basket 100 is a completely contained mesh basket (14-19) that enables the placement of coffee grounds therein, while completely preventing loose coffee grounds from physically mixing with the water that ultimately becomes the coffee the user drinks.
Lifetime Brands, Inc.

Cup set for drip coffee

A cup set for drip coffee is provided, in which enough water can be supplied for extracting coffee fluid, it is possible to extract strong coffee fluid by pouring water in a state of piling up coffee powder high, it is easy to use because a truncated cone-shaped funnel can be detached easily with one hand, and it does not have to be worried to spill coffee powder or brewed coffee. The cup set for drip coffee includes a cup having an opening formed at a top end, a lid formed with a groove, and formed with a first hole at a lower portion of the groove, a funnel configured to be received in an internal space of the cup and having a second hole at a lower portion for installing at the groove, and a filter installed in the funnel for filtering coffee remnants and extracting coffee fluid..

A beverage cup for coffee or the like

A cup comprises a container having a flat bottom wall pierceable by a needle, a filter has a flat filter bottom supported on or sufficiently close to the flat bottom to allow the needle to push part of the flat filter bottom upwards to form a beverage collection chamber, a lid having an outer sidewall and a sloped inner sidewall to transform the brewing pressure in the cup into radial outward force acting on the outer sidewall to impart rigidity to the lid during brewing, and a pressure sensitive adhesive o-ring between the horizontal wall of the lid and the container rim. The cup may comprise a pressurization chamber enclosed by the outer sidewall, inner sidewall and a top film and adapted to become pressurized and expanded when hot water is injected into the cup, thereby imparting rigidity to the lid and improving the seal to the container..

Capsule for preparing a beverage such as coffee and the like

The invention relates to a capsule for the preparation of a beverage in a beverage preparation device. The capsule has a flange which is partially made of paper and partially made of polymer.
Nestec S.a.

Drone delivery of coffee based on a cognitive state of an individual

Coffee or other drink, for example a caffeine containing drink, is delivered to individuals that would like the drink, or who have a predetermined cognitive state, using an unmanned aerial vehicle (uav)/drone. The drink is connected to the uav, and the uav flies to an area including people, and uses sensors to scan the people for an individual who has gestured that they would like the drink, or for whom an electronic analysis of sensor data indicates to be in a predetermined cognitive state.
International Business Machines Corporation

Beverage brewer and related methods for brewing beverages

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

Coffee roasting device

The present invention relates to a coffee roasting device, and may comprise: a body; a rotating unit rotatably fastened/fixed to the upper portion of the body, a part of one side surface of the rotating unit being incised in the longitudinal direction, thereby forming an entrance/exit, and coffee beans being contained inside the rotating unit via the entrance/exit; a heating unit positioned inside the rotating unit and supplied with external power, thereby generating heat; a driving unit positioned on one side of the rotating unit, the driving unit providing the rotating unit with rotating power; and a partition attached/fixed to the inner surface of the rotating unit so as to prevent the coffee beans from being discharged to the outside via the entrance/exit.. .

Coffee honey obtained from the mucilage of coffee beans

The present invention relates to a coffee honey obtained through a method of concentrating and conserving the mucilage of coffee beans, in order to make use of coffee processing industry by-products. Said coffee honey is suitable for use in products for human or animal consumption, drugs, or cosmetics, and reduces the pollution of the environment by avoiding the waste of coffee by-products..

Milk container that can be associated with a coffee machine and coffee machine having such a milk container

A milk container associated with a coffee machine includes a containment body for containing milk; a mixing unit for mixing milk with air and steam; an external dispenser of the mixed milk; and a movement mechanism for moving the external dispenser configured and disposed to subject the external dispenser to a combined movement for lifting it with respect to a resting surface and distancing it from the containment body without changing its own angular orientation.. .
De'longhi Appliances S.r.l.

Flat pack end table and coffee table

A flat pack table comprises a first straight bar, a second straight bar, a first u-shaped bar, a second u-shaped bar, and a rectangular table top. The flat pack table is arrangeable into a compact state in which the first u-shaped bar and second u-shaped bar are nested around the table top and the straight bars.
Zinus Inc.

Method and producing milk foam

In a method for producing milk foam, in particular for the preparation of drinks that contain milk foam in a coffee machine, a gaseous medium, in particular air, is delivered to milk conveyed, and the milk/air mixture that is formed is conveyed to an outlet for milk foam or drinks containing milk foam. The consistency of the milk foam that is produced is determined here and is monitored by a regulating process and/or is changed by a setting.
Steiner Ag Weggis

Identifying initial roasting degree of coffee beans

Embodiments of the present invention relate to identifying initial roasting degree of coffee beans. A method for identifying an initial roasting degree of coffee beans disclosed.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Coffee dispensing apparatus

A coffee dispensing apparatus (200) includes a base (210) and an at least one nozzle (208). Further, base (210) and nozzle (208) are arranged such that the dispensed coffee flows via inner upstanding wall (214a) of a standard sized coffee container (212).
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

A cup-shaped container capable of being converted into dutch coffee machine

A cup-shaped container capable of being converted into a dutch coffee machine includes a main body of cup-shape, a drainer protrusion protruding outward from the bottom surface of the main body, and a drain hole to connect to an inside of the drainer protrusion and an inside of the main body. The cup-shaped container can be used as a cup in normal times and can be converted into a dutch coffee machine by simple operation when necessary..
Humming Paper Co.ltd

Methods for the production and use of mycelial liquid tissue culture

A method enhancing the taste of a food product, which includes the steps of culturing a mycelial liquid tissue culture in a media, collecting a mycelium-free portion of the mycelial liquid tissue culture, e.g., the supernatant fluid of the mycelial liquid tissue culture, and adding the collected supernatant fluid to a food product in an amount sufficient to enhance the food product's taste. The mycelial liquid tissue culture may include c.
Mycotechnology, Inc.

Ccontrolling a roasting process of coffee beans

The present invention proposes a method for controlling a roasting process of coffee beans comprises sampling a first batch of coffee beans and a second batch of coffee beans from said coffee beans during roasting (s12; s42); detecting a surface colour of the first batch of coffee beans (s14; s44); grinding the second batch of coffee beans and detecting a powder colour of the second batch of coffee beans after grinding (s16; s46); and controlling the roasting process at least partially based on the detected surface colour of the first batch of coffee beans and the detected powder colour of the second batch of coffee beans (s18; s48). The present invention also provides apparatus using the above described method..
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Creamer free from added emulsifier(s), buffer(s) and stabilizing salts

Creamers for whitening food products are provided. The creamers can havelong-term stability, high whitening capacity and a pleasant mouthfeel.
Nestec S.a.

Coffee pulp preservation and extraction process

The invention provides a coffee pulp treatment process comprising (a1) providing coffee pulp, obtainable from a production process for producing green coffee beans from coffee cherries; (a2) subjecting the coffee pulp to a preservation process, (b) extracting from the coffee pulp a pectin comprising extract, wherein extraction is performed under acid conditions or alkaline conditions, to provide the pectin comprising extract; (c) enzymatic treatment of the pectin comprising extract, wherein the enzymatic treatment comprises a treatment with one or more enzymes selected from the group consisting of an esterase and a reductase, to provide a enzymatically treated pectin material; and (d) extraction of polyphenol functionalized coffee pectin extract from the enzymatically treated pectin material.. .

Wearable barrier against spills

In one or more embodiments, a wearable barrier includes a barrier and a coupling member attached to the barrier. The barrier is a sheet of material having a composition and/or thickness sufficient to (or otherwise configured to) prevent a wide range of substances (e.g., water, coffee, wine, ketchup, cola, grease) disposed on an outer surface of the barrier from passing through the barrier and reaching a user-facing inner surface of the barrier.

Process for obtaining honey and/or flour of coffee from the pulp or husk and the mucilage of the coffee bean

The present invention relates to a method for using the by-products of coffee in the production of proteins, polyphenols, vitamins and minerals, through methods of concentrating and conserving the mucilage and the pulp (husk), which is/are suitable for use in products for human or animal consumption, drugs, cosmetics or as raw materials for the production of alcohol for fuel (ethanol), wherein said process makes it possible to reduce the pollution of the environment by avoiding the waste of coffee by-products and to exploit the properties and advantages of the same for producing the aforementioned products.. .

Coffee grinder with integrated scale

A coffee grinder apparatus includes a housing with a support base, a pedestal portion, and a motor housing extending outwardly from the pedestal portion above the support base to define a jar receiving area. A motor is disposed in the motor housing and is operably coupled to a grinder assembly.
Whirlpool Corporation

System for singly dispensing fibrous filters from bulk

A system for singly dispensing fibrous coffee filters from bulk includes a grasping tool having a handle with a working end and a container with an edge trim member for preventing bulk fibrous filters from passing freely through the opening in the container. The edge trim member comprises interlocking parts and has a planer platform for rotating the trim member relative to the container.
Coffco, Llc

Coffee maker

Provided is a coffee maker where a heated state coffee liquid can be obtained by performing an extraction operation in an extraction unit, and can be sufficiently cooled down to a temperature, to provide tasty iced coffee, and in which a cooled state of the coffee liquid can be maintained. An ice basket is arranged inside a server, and is disposed to receive and disperse the coffee liquid that is dripping from an extraction unit.
Zojirushi Corporation

Beverage preparation apparatus

A beverage preparation apparatus, in particular coffee machine, comprising a process stage designed to convey and to heat supplied water and to dispense a prepared fluid. The process stage has a heater for heating the supplied water to a first target temperature or a second target temperature, which is different from the first target temperature, and also a path selection device for selectively choosing a direct path for the conveyed water or a softening path comprising a process stage softening device for the conveyed water.
Jura Elektroapparate Ag

System and making gym equipment available for easy fitness

A system and method where fitness equipment that can be located at stores, coffee shops, airports and any other place where people gather and can easily access when they have a few extra minutes, or they must wait for a known amount of time. The fitness equipment can be accessed by membership or by credit card.

Virtual reality garment capable of jamming user movement

A virtual reality system including a garment worn by a user, such as a glove, includes a jamming that jams movement of a portion of the user's body by increasing a rigidity of certain portions of the garment or by preventing a certain portion of the garment from expanding past a certain length. This allows the garment to simulate the physical sensation that occurs when the user touches an object.
Oculus Vr, Llc

Degradable substance preservation device

A device for the preservation of degradable substances (e.g. Degradable by oxidation) such as liquids or powders, especially edible substances, beverages (e.g.

Process and grinding and dosing coffee beans with automatic and continuous dose calibration

Automatic process for calibrating the single and double dose of ground and dispensed coffee by means of a specific grinder-doser integrating a weighing device with a load cell. The process is automatically and steadily carried out during the ordinary activity, with no interruptions, adapting the grinding time according to the actually detected grammages, in order to get closer as much as possible to the desired grammage in any use condition.
Fiorenzato M.c. Srl

Coffee maker with rotating brewing chamber

A coffee maker includes an injection needle producing a dispersed spray and a rotating brewing chamber. The brewing chamber may include rollers for rotating a brewing cartridge and a centered extraction needle, or may include a rotating cradle including one or more offset extraction needles.

Capacitive deionization electrode comprising activated coffee grounds, preparation method thereof and water treatment device comprising the same

Disclosed herein are a capacitive deionization electrode including activated waste coffee grounds, a method of manufacturing the same, and a water-treatment apparatus including the same. The capacitive deionization electrode includes activated waste coffee grounds having a large specific surface area and an appropriate pore size distribution.
Gwangju Institute Of Science And Technology

Capsule for use in coffee extraction machines

A capsule for containing ground coffee is disclosed, the capsule comprising a frustoconical side wall of truncated conical form which is closed at its narrower end by a base and which has at the wider end a flange which encircles the side wall and extends radially outwardly. The flange has a first surface to which a foil is secured to close the capsule and a further surface which faces the pressing sleeve of the extraction machine when the capsule is placed in the machine prior to extraction taking place.
Bean Technologies Limited

Disposable coffee filter and cup

A disposable filter cup has an open-bottom cup, a permeable lower cross-sectional barrier adhered to the interior wall of the cup, a permeable upper cross-sectional barrier adhered to the interior wall of the cup between the lower cross-sectional barrier and the top of the cup, a chamber defined by a volume between the upper cross-sectional barrier and the top of the cup, and a plurality of arms extending from an exterior wall of the cup. In an alternative embodiment, one or more inverted, generally u-shaped channels extend outwardly from a rim of the cup.

Universal water filter assembly for multiple coffee makers

A water filter assembly for a beverage dispenser. The water filter assembly may generally include filter media positioned within a filter housing which may be attachable to a first fitting or a second fitting of a water storage reservoir to provide filtered water to a reservoir outlet.
General Electric Company

Brewing chamber cleaner

A brewing chamber cleaner including a spinning or stationary assembly for spraying cleaning solution into the brewing chamber. The spinning assembly may be attached to a disk configured to removably reside in the brewing chamber, or be part of a coffee maker.

Coffee machine and relevant coffee extraction method

A coffee machine includes a weighing system to measure the weight of the liquid coffee extracted in a cup and a coffee grinding machine having a weight system to measure the weight of the ground coffee dispensed in a filter-holder. The coffee machine has a control unit provided with a memory, wherein infusion ratios for different types of coffees are saved and the coffee grinding machine includes a control unit operatively connected to the control unit of the coffee machine to send information about the weight of the ground coffee contained in the filter-holder.
Nuova Simonelli S.p.a.

Extraction brewer

An electric heating and stirring machine that heats and stirs a substance or substances placed in a carafe for brewing coffee, tea, or extracting substances into fats or oils. The device uses a motor to rotate a magnet holder upon which magnets are mounted.

Brewing chamber with dynamic water dispersion

A brewing material holder includes a spinning assembly for uniformly dispersing water into brewing material. The spinning assembly may be attached to a removable holder lid or reside in the base of the holder.

System and controlling the brew process of a coffee maker

A coffee brewing system and method that includes a brew chamber that holds a brew solution during a brew cycle and dispenses the brew solution; a water system that dispenses water into the brew chamber; a content sensing system that measures the brew solution contents added to the brew chamber; a temperature control system with a heating element and a temperature sensor; at least one recirculating processing loop with a particle monitor system, wherein the recirculating processing loop circulates brew solution extracted from the brew chamber; and a control system that is communicatively coupled to the content sensing system, the temperature control system and the particle monitor system during a brew cycle, wherein the control system controls a brew cycle based on a selected a specified taste profile.. .
Auroma Brewing Company

Low water coffee and tea beverage concentrates and methods for making the same

Low water liquid beverage concentrates and methods for making the concentrates are provided herein. The concentrates include a high coffee and/or tea solids content and total solids content.
Kraft Foods Group Brands Llc

Coffee bean container

Coffee bean container, in particular a double bean container, for releasably fixing on a coffee grinder or a coffee machine with an integrated coffee grinder, with a first bean compartment (3) comprising a first bean outlet (6) and with at least one second bean compartment (4) comprising a second bean outlet (6), with closure means (12) assigned to the bean outlets (5, 6) for closing the bean outlets (5, 6), with locking means (13) for locking the bean container to the coffee grinder or to the coffee machine, and with an actuating element (8) actuatable by a user and moveable relative to the bean compartments (3, 4), wherein the actuating element (8) is designed and arranged for both opening all bean outlets (5, 6) and for locking the locking means (13), in particular with a single actuating movement, and/or both for closing all bean outlets (5, 6) and unlocking the locking means (12), in particular with a single actuating movement.. .
Eugster / Frismag Ag

Method for making coffee products containing cannabis ingredients

The present disclosure is directed to methods of making a coffee products containing cannabinoids that are extracted from cannabis plant. According to one embodiment, the method includes the steps of (a) extracting cannabinoids from cannabis plant; and (b) admixing the cannabinoids into a coffee product.

Methods for sterilizing, degrading a pollutant and providing luminescence using a fenton reaction catalyst

A method for sterilizing a solid substance including contacting a solid substance with a fenton reaction catalyst, the fenton reaction catalyst including a reaction product, wherein the reaction product includes divalent iron, wherein the reaction product is obtained by providing a feedstock for supplying a component having a reduction effect, the feedstock being selected from the group consisting of (i) coffee grounds after extraction of coffee and (ii) tea dregs, the feedstock being a dried product, and mixing the feedstock with an iron ion-supplying source containing divalent or trivalent iron, and then adding water, the source being at least one substance selected from the group consisting of iron (ii) chloride, iron (iii) chloride, iron (ii) nitrate, iron (iii) nitrate, iron (ii) sulfate, iron (iii) sulfate, iron (ii) hydroxide, iron (iii) hydroxide, iron (iii) oxide; a heme iron; a product obtained by dissolving iron ore, metallic iron or iron (iii) oxide-rich red soil with an acid; and rust, and wherein in the mixing, the iron ion-supplying source is mixed so that elemental iron is contained in an amount of 0.1 to 10 parts by weight with respect to 100 parts by weight of the dried product of the feedstock.. .
Incorporated Administrative Agency, Nat'l. Agriculture & Food Research Org.

Beverage preparation capsules

A beverage preparation capsule (800) is provided comprising a hollow body suitable for containing a beverage preparation ingredient, the hollow body having a top end for receiving liquid into the hollow body, a bottom end for dispensing the beverage from the hollow body, and at least one side wall (813) between the top and bottom ends, the bottom end being in fluid communication with the top end; and the hollow body containing a filter material (830) having a variable porosity along at least one dimension of the filter material's surface area, wherein the filter material (830) is less porous closer to the top or inlet of the hollow body and more porous closer to the bottom or outlet of the hollow body, or wherein the filter material is less porous closer to the side wall of the hollow body and more porous closer the centre of the filter material, or a combination of both. The beverage preparation capsule may be used with a beverage preparation apparatus in a method of preparing a beverage, particularly ground coffee or leaf tea..
Mars, Incorporated

Callisto integrated tablet computer in hot and cold dispensing machine

Improvements a hot and cold dispensing machine is disclosed. The machine includes creating a family of smart coffee dispensing machine that is connected 24/7 to the cloud.

Integrated tablet computer in hot and cold dispensing machine

Improvements a hot and cold dispensing machine is disclosed. The machine integrates a tablet computer with hot and cold dispensing machines, including coffee machines that transform the dispensing machine into a fully interactive machine that enables an unlimited number of features to be added as functionalities.

Beverage preparation device and operating method

A beverage preparation device, in particular a coffee maker, comprising at least one water pump for supplying water to a first continuous-flow heater (17), which is embodied for generating hot water, and to a second continuous-flow heater (18), which is also embodied for generating hot water and/or for generating steam, and comprising a control unit for controlling the at least one pump as well as the continuous-flow heaters (17, 18) for realizing different operating modes. According to the invention, provision is made for the first continuous-flow heater (17) to be connected to a first inlet (3) of a manifold valve (21) via a first connecting line (20) and for the second continuous-flow heater (18) to be connected to a second inlet (1) of the same manifold valve (21) via a second connecting line (22), and for the manifold valve (21) to be embodied in such a manner that the first inlet (3) and the second inlet (1) are fluidically connected to separate outlets in a first switch position and that the first inlet (3) as well as the second inlet (1) are fluidically connected to a common outlet in a second switch position..
Eugster/frismag Ag

Drip portable cup

A drip portable cup comprises a cup container, a drip container, a cover body and a filter container. The cup container is screwed on the lower part of the drip container, the filter container is located between the drip container and cup container, the cover body is screwed on the upper part of drip container, and there is a drip part in the drip container.

Tablet of soluble coffee and preparing a beverage

A tablet (12) of soluble coffee comprises a predetermined amount of soluble coffee powder, suitable for producing a coffee-based beverage when immersed in water or other liquid substance. The tablet is characterized in that it comprises at least one hole (14) for increasing the wettable surface area of the tablet (12).
Hausbrandt Trieste 1892 Spa

Synergistic stain removal through novel chelator combination

The invention relates to a concentrated detergent composition comprising an alkali metal carbonate, methylglycinediacetic acid, glutamic acid n,n-diacetic acid, and alkali metal tripolyphosphate. The composition is particularly suited to remove tea and coffee soil in warewashing applications..
Ecolab Usa 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.

Cold brew coffee maker

A method and apparatus to brew coffee with cold water and automatically dispense it into a container after a specified brew time. Water and a packet of coffee grounds are introduced to a brew chamber to produce a coffee extract after a specified time and then delivered to a removable receiving container.

Methods of making coffee with high amounts of phenols and chlorogenic acids

A method of making coffee with predetermined amounts of phenols and chlorogenic acids that are beneficial to human health. Coffee beans are tested and selected as having predetermined amounts of phenols and chlorogenic acids.
Epic Harvest Llc

Beverage preparation capsules

A beverage preparation capsule (200) is provided comprising a hollow body suitable for containing a beverage preparation ingredient, the hollow body having a top end for receiving liquid into the hollow body, a bottom end for dispensing the beverage from the hollow body, and at least one side wall (210,212) between the top and bottom ends, the bottom end being in fluid communication with the top end; and a sheet of filter material (230) extending from a first position on a side wall (210) to a second position on a side wall (212), wherein said first position is relatively closer to the top end of the hollow body and the second position is relatively closer to the bottom end of the hollow body, such that the sheet of filter material (230) extends across the inside of the hollow body at an incline relative to the side wall. The beverage preparation capsule may be used with a beverage preparation apparatus in a method of preparing a beverage, particularly ground coffee or leaf tea..
Mars, Incorporated

Dosing tool

A coffee dose adjustment tool has interchangeable or adjustable blades for adjustment of the coffee fill height within a portafilter dosing tool.. .
Breville Pty Limited

Coffee machine for portion capsules

An extraction appliance with a brewing module for forming a brewing chamber for a portion capsule, with a water feed comprising a pump and a water heater for feeding water under pressure to the brewing chamber. The extraction appliance includes a control for the pump that can be integrated into the pump or be present at least partly externally of the pump, as well as a device for measuring the fluid flow into the brewing chamber.
Qbo Coffee Gmbh

Method and structure for increasing work flow

A production and sales environment is provided with production and sales separated on different levels, such that sales and delivery are contained on a main level and production is completed on a secondary level. Products are moved between the two levels via a mechanical delivery system, for example a dumbwaiter.

Automatic machine for preparing coffee

An automatic machine for preparing coffee, comprising an infusion assembly, a water tank, a heat exchanger with associated pump, and a grinder for grinding coffee beans, the grinder being arranged in line with the infusion assembly and horizontally with respect to a resting surface of the machine, a container adapted to contain coffee beans being connected, in an upper region, to the grinder, the grinder being connected to a chamber adapted to contain a scraper, the ground coffee being adapted to pass horizontally from the grinder to the scraper, in order to accommodate within the scraper a preset dose of ground coffee.. .
Procaffe' S.p.a.

Multi-purpose coffee maker pod holder

A multi-purpose beverage pod holder for a beverage brewing apparatus is disclosed comprising a flange adapted to be received in a slot in the brewing apparatus, a screen disposed orthogonal with the flange for allowing fluid to pass therein through, a first cylindrical wall encircling the screen on a first surface of the pod holder, the first cylindrical wall having a first diameter and defining a first packet retainer, and a second cylindrical wall encircling the screen on an opposite surface of the pod holder, the second cylindrical wall having a second diameter that is larger than the first diameter and defining a second packet retainer. The pod holder can be used to brew both espresso and coffee in the same machine depending upon the orientation of the pod holder..
B/e Aerospace, Inc.

Coffee dripper

A coffee dripper includes a first, second and a third plate materials. Each of the first, second and third plate material is a generally triangle in shape and includes a convex engaging part and a concave engaging part.

Flavored food and beverage products

A method of enhancing the sweetness of sweetener in a food or beverage product comprising adding naringenin to the product in an amount of 50 ppm to 200 ppm by weight of the total weight of the product wherein the naringenin does not block the bitter taste of the product when compared to the beverage without naringenin. Also provided here is a food or beverage product comprising naringenin in an amount of from 50 to 200 ppm, by weight, of the total weight of the product, and a sweetener wherein the product is not a product selected from coffee, tea, a cosmetic and a pharmaceutical..
Firmenich Sa

Coffee cherry cosmetic composition and methods

A cosmetic composition comprises a coffee cherry preparation, and most preferably an extract from a sub-ripe quick-dried coffee cherry. Particularly contemplated cosmetic compositions are formulated as a shampoo, lotion, cream, balm, or ointment, and will have at least one of an antioxidant effect, an anti-inflammatory effect, a uv-protective effect, an antimutagenic effect, a chemoprotective effect, a scar reducing effect, a skin-lightening effect, a moisturizing effect, a wrinkle reduction effect, and an antibacterial effect..
Vdf Futureceuticals, Inc.

Personalization of ceramic objects: inkjet image transfer process and materials

Methods and materials allow personalizing ceramic products such as coffee mugs, plates, vases, etc. By transferring an inkjet image to the surface of a ceramic object.
Brother International Corporation

Apparatus and steaming milk

A device for steaming and/or foaming milk primarily for, but not limited to, coffee beverages. The device attaches via machined threads to a standard coffee machine steam wand, but nonstandard sizes can be accommodated via a thread adapter.
Strategic Exits Llc

Methods and systems for modifying coffee beans

Provided are methods and systems for creating simulated coffee beans by using processed natural coffee beans with additional ingredients and then reforming the combination of ingredients via a manufacturing process into coffee bean appearance forms. In an aspect, an example method can comprise receiving a plurality of coffee beans, grinding the plurality of coffee beans into coffee grounds, forming a mixture by adding at least one additive to the coffee grounds, and forming the mixture into a plurality of bean-shaped objects..
Lunatech, Llc

Beverage container ownership indicators

Disclosed are various embodiments for ownership indicators for beverage containers such as coffee cups, bottles, and soda cans. In a first embodiment, a beverage container has a circumferentially arranged legend of a plurality of symbols, and a rotating marker configured to indicate one or more of the plurality of symbols.

Coffee preparation system

A coffee preparation machine can include at least one sealed pod containing unroasted green coffee beans, a roasting system that accepts the at least one sealed pod, a grinding system, and a brewing system, where the brewing system, the roasting system, and the grinding system can be housed within a single self-contained unit.. .
Seva Coffee Corporation

Coffee machine and relative control method

The coffee machine comprises at least one hydraulic infusion circuit comprising at least one feed pump (2) for supplying water, at least one boiler (3) hydraulically connected to the feed pump (2) by cascade connection, at least one infusion unit (4) that is hydraulically connected to the boiler (3) by cascade connection and through which a flow rate of hot water can pass for execution of an infusion cycle, means for regulating the flow rate of the water, means for measuring said flow rate of the water, and a feedback controller (6) connected to the regulating means and to the measuring means and configured to compare in real time the current value of the flow rate of the water, as measured by the measuring means, with a corresponding reference value, and to control the regulating means so as to eliminate any deviation of the current value with respect to the corresponding reference value.. .
Cma Macchine Per Caffe' S.r.l.

Smart dc grid and smart power outlet

The disclosed smart receptacle allows use of high voltage dc power, typically between 100 and 120 volts, for regular appliances such as computers and cell phone power adapters, coffee pots, heaters and some motorized devices. The receptacle prevents use of the dc power by ac appliances by monitoring for amount and or quality of inductance of a plugged in appliance.

System and brewing and dispensing coffee using customer profiling

A system and method for brewing and dispensing beverages may use customer profiling to select beverages to be produced and presented to a given customer and/or messages to be displayed to the customer, based on customer-specific information stored on a loyalty card, in a local system, or remotely. A user interface mechanism may receive input identifying the given customer.
Briggo, Inc.

Dutch coffee capsule

According to the present invention, provided is a dutch coffee capsule comprising: a cylindrical cylinder (10) for accommodating coffee grains (g); a coffee extraction part (20) which is coupled to one end of the cylinder (10) such that a coffee extract flows out; a water inlet part (30) which is coupled to the other end of the cylinder (10) such that water enters therethrough; and a compressive spray part (40) which applies a compressive force to the accommodated coffee grains (g) by coming into close contact with an inner wall of the cylinder (10), and which enables a uniform amount of water to permeate therethrough.. .
Kiv Co., Ltd

Polymer composition containing plla and pdla

A polymer composition is presented and described and comprises, based on the total weight of the polymer composition, the following components: a. From 15 to 70% by weight of plla, b.
Bio-tec Biologische Naturverpackungen Gmbh & Co. Kg

Environment-friendly artificial marble with coffee scent using brewed coffee powder and coffee by-products and manufacturing same

Disclosed are: an environment-friendly artificial marble which can release a coffee scent and shows a pleasing natural aesthetic by adding ground brewed coffee or coffee by-products, which are the grounds discarded when coffee is made with coffee powder or brewed coffee and the like, during the manufacture of an artificial marble; and a method for manufacturing the same. The present invention relates to an artificial marble comprising, in addition to normal additives, coffee grounds or ground brewed coffee of 10 to 100 wt parts based on an unsaturated polyester resin of 100 wt parts, and the present invention provides the advantages of: being environment-friendly since glass fiber is not used during the manufacture of the artificial marble; recycling resources and also protecting the environment by utilizing coffee grounds discarded as waste for the manufacturing of the artificial marble; exhibiting a more natural texture due to the color of the coffee itself; showing a healing effect for the human body due to the scent of the coffee; and saving other ingredients by adding the coffee grounds, thereby being more economical, remarkably environment-friendly, and having good texture..
World Cmma Co. Ltd.

Capsule for an extraction material, producing the capsule, and device for brewing coffee

A coffee capsule is provided, the outer dimensions of which are matched to the size of a filtered-coffee capsule, but which has a separating element that separates an empty area from an extraction-material area. Furthermore, at least one liquid channel is provided, which passes through the empty area for example.
Qbo Coffee Gmbh

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Multi-platform collaboration appliance

The invention contains a private self-aware network. The network will use multi-point bluetooth technology or wi-fi or a direct connection (though not limited to any of these technologies) to provide this capability.

Dietary compositions for reducing blood glucose levels and for weight management

The present invention provides dietary compositions comprising mulberry extract, coffee extract, bean extract, optionally, dietary fibers, and a nutraceutically acceptable carrier. The present invention further provides methods for preventing the increase in postprandial hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia, hyperinsulinemia and diseases and disorders associated therewith, including, endothelial dysfunction, inflammatory conditions, oxidative stress, hyperlipidemia, and consecutive pathologies like insulin resistance, diabetes, visceral obesity, hypertension and cardiovascular diseases..
Marmar Investment Sp. Z O.o.

Adjustable tamper coffee apparatus, brewing machine utilizing such apparatus, and methods for making coffee

A coffee brewer that includes a brewing chamber, and a brewing cup filled with coffee that is removably received in the brewing chamber. The cup includes a bottom that acts as a tamping member, and this bottom is movable to vary the size of the cup reservoir.
Solofill, Llc

Semi-continuous creating an extract from coffee or other extractable materials

The techniques provide for a reconfigurable extraction column length based on the number of columns from a plurality of columns configured for use in an extraction apparatus. The apparatus includes a plurality of columns that each have an inlet, a central portion configured to hold extractable material during an extraction process, and an outlet.
Meltz, Llc

Coffee brewer

A coffee brewer for a coffee capsule includes a frame body, a holding mechanism and two reloading mechanisms. The holding mechanism includes a holding seat for holding the coffee capsule.
Tsann Kuen (zhangzhou) Enterprise Co., Ltd.

Caffeine infused filters as a means of enhancing the concentration of caffeine delivered to beverages

*appropriate, as described above, refers to a recommended dosage of infused caffeine product as suggested by the manufacturer of the caffeine supplement. In addition, the concentration of caffeine obtained from the coffee seed, tea, herbal substance, or caffeinated material of the like is considered to achieve a safe, controlled, and desirable concentration of caffeine transfer to the preferred beverage..

Multi-chargeable (ac/dc/solar/wireless, etc) and multi-functional (secures, organizes, charges, stores, docks, etc.) energy storage case for intelligent, automatic, and simultaneosly charging of multiple electronics devices.

A multi-chargeable and multi-functional energy storage case for intelligent, automatic, and simultaneous wireless charging of multiple electronic devices. The energy storage device utilizes the best in battery technology to maximize the usefulness of electronic devices and it can be charged in a variety of ways.

Odor neutralizing mask insert

An air-permeable guard adapted to attach to a covering, the air permeable guard comprising a plurality of layers attached together to create one or more compartments. The guard further comprises at least one agent stored in the one or more compartments wherein the at least one agent may be a counteracting agent, a masking agent or a disinfectant agent.

Coffee maker with selective filter assembly for retroactively removing caffeine from brewed coffee

A system and method for reducing the amount of caffeine in an existing volume of brewed coffee. The brewed coffee contains a predetermined level of caffeine.

Method for cleaning and/or disinfecting a milk-carrying system of a coffee machine, and coffee machine

A method for cleaning and/or disinfecting a milk-carrying system of a coffee machine for producing coffee mix drinks, and a coffee machine for carrying out the method has the aim of allowing the entire milk-carrying system to be cleaned, completely and in a way that can he easily automated. The milk delivery line is separated from the milk container, for carrying out the cleaning process, and is connected to a first container, and a second container is arranged under a milk outlet of a milk preparation device of the milk-carrying system.
Jura Elektroapparate Ag

Brewing unit for a coffee machine, and coffee machine

Within a brewing unit for a coffee machine, a brewing chamber, which is arranged in a pivotable brewing cylinder, can be filled with ground coffee powder by using a filling device. For the purpose of introducing the coffee powder, the brewing chamber has a filling opening.
Jura Elektroapparate Ag

Soluble coffee

Provided is a soluble coffee, including: a dried coffee extract; and a roasted coffee bean fine powder, in which the soluble coffee has a mass ratio of acetic acid (b) to malic acid (a), [(b)/(a)], of 2.9 or less.. .
Kao Corporation

Roasted coffee with resveratrol

The present invention describes new compositions of matter comprising (1) roasted coffee beans in either whole bean form or in ground form to which a formulation containing resveratrol and glycerin and/or specified additional additives have been added, (2) liquid beverages extracted at a pressure of less than 2000 bar from said roasted coffee beans or grounds to which a formulation containing resveratrol and glycerin and/or specified additional additives have been added; and (3) so-called “instant coffee” or “soluble coffee” prepared from roasted coffee beans to which a formulation containing resveratrol and glycerin and/or specified additional additives have been added, but in which a pulverized coffee component is specifically excluded. The formulation including glycerin leads to increased solubility and bioavailability of resveratrol.
Vera Roasting Company, Inc.

Green coffee bean extract and method thereof

An extract from green coffee beans is disclosed which contains polyphenols and bioactive compounds e.g. Chlorogenic acids in a significantly higher concentration (70-80%) than in extracts of prior art methods (40-50%).

Grinder for coffee machine

An automated coffee machine grinder (1, 25, 30) features two grinding bodies (4) that are rotatable relative to one another about a rotational grinding axis (5) by means of a driveshaft device (10, 31), as well as an outlet opening (2) for ground material arranged laterally of the grinding elements (4). The driveshaft device (10, 31) is positioned divergent from the rotational grinding axis (5).
Jura Elektroapparate Ag

Beverage brewing systems

Brewing assemblies/machines and related brewing methods for brewed beverages, such as coffee and tea. In some embodiments, the assembly may comprise a brew chamber and a steam chamber, which is configured for fluid communication with the brew chamber and may be positioned below the brew chamber.
Alpha Dominche Limited

Nestec S.a.

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User trip libraries

One or more techniques and/or systems are provided for generating a trip library. Locational information, obtained from a device of a user (e.g., a mobile device, a wearable device, etc.), may be evaluated to identify trips traveled by the user and terminals traveled to by the user above a visitation frequency threshold (e.g., work, a favorite coffee shop, school, etc.).
Inrix, Inc.

Coffee yarn and fabric using the same

A coffee yarn and a fabric using the same are provided herein and the fabric includes a plurality of coffee yarns and a plurality of weaving yarns. The coffee yarns are arranged in parallel and each one of the coffee yarns includes a yarn body and multiple coffee particles.

Method for preparing tagatose from residue after extracting coffee

The present invention relates to a method for preparing tagatose from residue after extracting coffee, comprising: obtaining a hydrolysate by hydrolyzing residue after extracting coffee into acid; obtaining a hydrolysate refined by decolorization and ion-refining the obtained hydrolysate; and obtaining tagatose by isomerizing the refined hydrolysate to an arabinose isomerase.. .
Cj Cheiljedang Corporation

Process of preparing ground coffee ingredient and capsule containing such ingredient

(d) hermetically sealing the first capsule element with a second capsule element, optionally wherein the coffee ingredient is cooled during sealing.. .

Lid closure for a beverage container

A lid closure for storing and dispensing at least one material into a hot or cold beverage container comprising a one-piece molded lid closure with one or more sealed compartments containing one or more materials, and a stirring element integrally molded to the lid, wherein the sealing floor of the compartments is broken by pulling the stirring element and therefore, the materials are dispensed to the beverage container, where they are then mixed with the stirring element to provide an instant beverage, preferably instant coffee.. .

Cold brew filter system

A cold brew coffee filtration assembly having a closure. The closure includes a first side and a second side.

Infusion extracting apparatus and method

A piston-type extraction apparatus and methods for making and using the same are disclosed. The apparatus includes a cylindrical container with lid and pour spout, a container insert, and plunger element including piston, rod, handle, and filtration chamber.

Coffee press

A french press coffee maker having a carafe with a removable bottom portion is disclosed. The bottom of the carafe is open and a bottom portion is removably secured to the open bottom of the same.
Lifetime Brands, Inc.

System and regulating flow rate in an espresso machine

Embodiments are directed towards regulating flow rate in an espresso machine, during a multi-phase brewing process which includes a pre-brew and an extraction phase. During the pre-brew phase, coffee grounds are slowly pre-wetted and/or out-gassed with a first volume of water delivered at a first flow rate.
Seattle Espresso Machine Corporation

Liquid coffee beverage with improved aroma

The present invention relates to a liquid coffee beverage in a closed container with improved aroma having a high ration of high volatile coffee aroma compounds to low volatile coffee aroma compounds in the gaseous headspace, and a method of producing. .
Nestec S.a.

Method of producing a soluble coffee powder

The present invention relates to a method of producing a freeze dried soluble coffee powder which produces foam when dissolved in water. The method involves partly melting the surface of a granulated frozen coffee extract and mixing it with a porous spray dried coffee powder whereby the porous spray dried powder particles stick to the surface of the granulated frozen coffee extract particles, and freeze drying the particles..
Nestec S.a.

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