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1. (WO2013117990) A BEVERAGE PREPARATION SYSTEM, A CODED INSERT AND METHODS OF USE THEREOF

Pub. No.:    WO/2013/117990    International Application No.:    PCT/IB2013/000221
Publication Date: Fri Aug 16 01:59:59 CEST 2013 International Filing Date: Wed Jan 30 00:59:59 CET 2013
IPC: A47J 31/36
A47J 31/44
B65D 85/804
Applicants: KRAFT FOODS R&D, INC.
Inventors: CARR, Simon
HERAUD, Sandra
Title: A BEVERAGE PREPARATION SYSTEM, A CODED INSERT AND METHODS OF USE THEREOF
Abstract:
A beverage preparation system is provided comprising a beverage preparation machine, a cartridge containing one or more beverage ingredients, and a coded insert. The beverage preparation machine comprises a brew head for receiving the cartridge. The cartridge comprises a primary code configured to provide operating instructions to the beverage preparation machine for delivering a beverage from the cartridge. The coded insert is separate from the cartridge and insertable along with the cartridge into the brew head. The coded insert comprises a secondary code configured to provide alternative operating instructions to the beverage preparation machine for delivering a modified beverage from the cartridge.