|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||220/571; 220/780; 220/745; 206/508|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 23 인용 특허 : 39|
A food container preferably for heated food, has a lid member and a base member. The base member has complimentary embossed portions in the bottom of the base member to engage a complimentary indented portion in the top surface of the lid member. The retaining mechanism allows containers to be stacked so as to secure each container while allowing steam to escape from the lid of a container. Also, a fluid return system retains fluid in the container and promotes flow of fluid into the bottom of the container.
1. A food container comprising:a lid member, the lid member including a retaining mechanism;a base member, the base member including a fluid channel return system and a retaining mechanism complementary with the lid member retaining mechanism;and an interlocking arrangement in the lid member and the base member that secures the base member and the lid member. 2. The food container as set forth in claim 1 wherein the base member comprises a base bottom, sidewalls, an upper rim, and a series of channels. 3. The food container as set forth in claim 2 wherei...