|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||99/295 ; ; 99/302 ; R|
|발명자 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 88 인용 특허 : 3|
A pod group module adapted for attachment to a coffee machine operable for receiving and sealably containing a prefabricated coffee pod and directing the flow of heated water therethrough. A coffee pod consists of a measure of pre-ground coffee beans contained within and enveloped by a water permeable membrane such as a filter paper. The pod group module includes attachment means adapted to mount a pod group module onto a coffee machine. The attachment means includes a flow channel having an intake port which is positioned to receive hot water from a hot...
An apparatus comprising a pod group adapted for attachment to a coffee machine, said coffee machine having a hot water outlet port and a hot water supply means operable for providing a controllable flow of hot water through the hot water outlet port upon demand, said apparatus providing means for receiving a coffee pod comprising a measured portion of ground coffee beans enveloped by and contained within a water permeable membrane, and for extracting flavor components from the coffee pod by directing the flow of hot water through the coffee pod and prese...