|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||620/62 ; 602/078 ; 602/394|
|발명자 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 5 인용 특허 : 4|
An apparatus and method for rapidly cooling a liquid based food, such as soups and the like, includes a fluid circulation device which is inserted into a container holding hot soup in order to cool the same. The fluid circulation device preferably includes a coiled, tubular element which circulates chilled fluid through the soup without the fluid coming into direct contact with the soup. The soup is cooled by continuously flowing chilled fluid through the circulation coil, thereby effecting a heat exchange whereby the chilled fluid absorbs heat from soup...
[ What is claimed is:] [17.] A method of cooling a liquid based food comprising the steps of:providing a liquid-based food contained within a container, the liquid based food having a first temperature range;providing a fluid within a second temperature range which is lower than the first temperature range;placing a fluid circulation device into the container;circulating the fluid at the first temperature through the fluid circulation device such that the fluid does not contact the liquid based food, and wherein heat is absorbed from the liquid based foo...