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1. (WO2017098267) BEVERAGE PREPARATION SYSTEM AND CAPSULES
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Pub. No.: WO/2017/098267 International Application No.: PCT/GB2016/053894
Publication Date: 15.06.2017 International Filing Date: 09.12.2016
IPC:
A47J 31/06 (2006.01) ,A47J 31/40 (2006.01) ,B65D 81/32 (2006.01) ,B65D 85/804 (2006.01)
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
47
FURNITURE; DOMESTIC ARTICLES OR APPLIANCES; COFFEE MILLS; SPICE MILLS; SUCTION CLEANERS IN GENERAL
J
KITCHEN EQUIPMENT; COFFEE MILLS; SPICE MILLS; APPARATUS FOR MAKING BEVERAGES
31
Apparatus for making beverages
06
Filters or strainers for coffee or tea makers
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
47
FURNITURE; DOMESTIC ARTICLES OR APPLIANCES; COFFEE MILLS; SPICE MILLS; SUCTION CLEANERS IN GENERAL
J
KITCHEN EQUIPMENT; COFFEE MILLS; SPICE MILLS; APPARATUS FOR MAKING BEVERAGES
31
Apparatus for making beverages
40
Beverage-making apparatus with dispensing means for adding a measured quantity of ingredients, e.g. coffee, water, sugar, cocoa, milk, tea
B PERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
65
CONVEYING; PACKING; STORING; HANDLING THIN OR FILAMENTARY MATERIAL
D
CONTAINERS FOR STORAGE OR TRANSPORT OF ARTICLES OR MATERIALS, e.g. BAGS, BARRELS, BOTTLES, BOXES, CANS, CARTONS, CRATES, DRUMS, JARS, TANKS, HOPPERS, FORWARDING CONTAINERS; ACCESSORIES, CLOSURES, OR FITTINGS THEREFOR; PACKAGING ELEMENTS; PACKAGES
81
Containers, packaging elements, or packages, for contents presenting particular transport or storage problems, or adapted to be used for non-packaging purposes after removal of contents
32
for packaging two or more different materials which must be maintained separate prior to use in admixture
B PERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
65
CONVEYING; PACKING; STORING; HANDLING THIN OR FILAMENTARY MATERIAL
D
CONTAINERS FOR STORAGE OR TRANSPORT OF ARTICLES OR MATERIALS, e.g. BAGS, BARRELS, BOTTLES, BOXES, CANS, CARTONS, CRATES, DRUMS, JARS, TANKS, HOPPERS, FORWARDING CONTAINERS; ACCESSORIES, CLOSURES, OR FITTINGS THEREFOR; PACKAGING ELEMENTS; PACKAGES
85
Containers, packaging elements or packages, specially adapted for particular articles or materials
804
Disposable containers or packages with contents which are infused or dissolved in situ
Applicants:
MARS, INCORPORATED [US/US]; 6885 Elm Street McLean, Virginia 22101-2882, US (AE, AG, AL, AM, AO, AT, AU, AZ, BA, BB, BE, BF, BG, BH, BJ, BN, BR, BW, BY, BZ, CA, CF, CG, CH, CI, CL, CM, CN, CO, CR, CU, CY, CZ, DE, DK, DM, DO, DZ, EC, EE, EG, ES, FI, FR, GA, GB, GD, GE, GH, GM, GN, GQ, GR, GT, GW, HN, HR, HU, ID, IE, IL, IN, IR, IS, IT, JP, KE, KG, KM, KN, KP, KR, KZ, LC, LK, LR, LS, LT, LU, LV, LY, MA, MC, MD, ME, MG, MK, ML, MN, MR, MT, MW, MX, MY, MZ, NA, NE, NG, NI, NL, NO, NZ, OM, PA, PE, PG, PH, PL, PT, QA, RO, RS, RU, RW, SA, SC, SD, SE, SG, SI, SK, SL, SM, SN, ST, SV, SY, SZ, TD, TG, TH, TJ, TM, TN, TR, TT, TZ, UA, UG, US, UZ, VC, VN, ZA, ZM, ZW)
WICKS, David [GB/GB]; GB (LA)
KNOWLES, Dave [GB/GB]; GB (LA)
MCCOY, Tony [GB/GB]; GB (LA)
HYDE, Sam [GB/GB]; GB (LA)
Inventors:
WICKS, David; GB
KNOWLES, Dave; GB
MCCOY, Tony; GB
HYDE, Sam; GB
Agent:
COCKERTON, Bruce Roger; GB
JACKSON, Richard Eric; GB
COCKERTON, Bruce Roger; GB
MARSHALL, Cameron John; GB
GOODFELLOW, Hugh Robin; GB
TUNSTALL, Christopher Stephen; GB
KIRSCH, Susan Edith; GB
SMALL, Gary James; GB
WARNER, James Alexander; GB
BRUNNER, John Michael Owen; GB
CHAPMAN, Desmond Mark; GB
WISE, Daniel Joseph; GB
OATES, Edward Christopher; GB
PHILLIPS, Gillian Margaret; GB
MORRIS, Claire Louise; GB
COX, Jennifer Jane; GB
KENT, Sarah; GB
ABTHORPE, Mark; GB
GEORGIOU, Matthew; GB
HOLLAND, David Christopher; GB
BETTRIDGE, Paul Sebastian; GB
KENNEDY, Richard E.; GB
DRAGOSAVAC, Susannah Marie; GB
PREISSNER, Tanja Stephanie; GB
LEATHLEY, Anna Elisabeth; GB
FISHER, John William; GB
HUSBAND, Benjamin; GB
DUFFIELD, Stephen; GB
MACLEOD, Ian Roger; GB
HOGGETT, Christopher James; GB
GRABENSTEIN, Jens; GB
MICHELL, Stephen Robert; GB
Priority Data:
1521882.911.12.2015GB
Title (EN) BEVERAGE PREPARATION SYSTEM AND CAPSULES
(FR) SYSTÈME DE PRÉPARATION DE BOISSON ET CAPSULES
Abstract:
(EN) A system for the preparation of a multi-component food product, such as coffee, tea, soup or baby food. The system comprises two or more capsules (300,400), each capsule providing a component of the multi-component food product, each capsule having an inlet region for receiving liquid into the capsule and an outlet region (330) for dispensing liquid from the capsule, wherein the outlet region of a first capsule is configured to mate with the inlet region of a second capsule, such that the first and second capsules may be connected in fluid communication.
(FR) L'invention concerne un système de préparation d'un produit alimentaire à composants multiples, tel que du café, du thé, une soupe ou un produit alimentaire pour bébés. Le système comprend au moins deux capsules (300, 400), chaque capsule fournissant un composant du produit alimentaire à composants multiples, chaque capsule comportant une zone d'entrée servant à l'introduction d'un liquide dans la capsule et une zone de sortie (330) servant à la distribution de liquide à partir de la capsule, la zone de sortie d'une première capsule étant configurée pour s'accoupler avec la zone d'entrée d'une seconde capsule, de telle sorte que les première et seconde capsules puissent être en communication fluidique.
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Designated States: AE, AG, AL, AM, AO, AT, AU, AZ, BA, BB, BG, BH, BN, BR, BW, BY, BZ, CA, CH, CL, CN, CO, CR, CU, CZ, DE, DJ, DK, DM, DO, DZ, EC, EE, EG, ES, FI, GB, GD, GE, GH, GM, GT, HN, HR, HU, ID, IL, IN, IR, IS, JP, KE, KG, KH, KN, KP, KR, KW, KZ, LA, LC, LK, LR, LS, LU, LY, MA, MD, ME, MG, MK, MN, MW, MX, MY, MZ, NA, NG, NI, NO, NZ, OM, PA, PE, PG, PH, PL, PT, QA, RO, RS, RU, RW, SA, SC, SD, SE, SG, SK, SL, SM, ST, SV, SY, TH, TJ, TM, TN, TR, TT, TZ, UA, UG, US, UZ, VC, VN, ZA, ZM, ZW
African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) (BW, GH, GM, KE, LR, LS, MW, MZ, NA, RW, SD, SL, ST, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW)
Eurasian Patent Organization (AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, RU, TJ, TM)
European Patent Office (AL, AT, BE, BG, CH, CY, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, HR, HU, IE, IS, IT, LT, LU, LV, MC, MK, MT, NL, NO, PL, PT, RO, RS, SE, SI, SK, SM, TR)
African Intellectual Property Organization (BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GQ, GW, KM, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG)
Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)
Also published as:
CA3005936CN108366684EP3386353US20190002192BR112018010762