|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|국제특허분류(IPC7판)||A23L-001/28 A23F-005/24 A23F-002/26 A23F-003/16 A23F-003/18|
|미국특허분류(USC)||426/433; 426/431; 426/432; 426/435; 426/436|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 21 인용 특허 : 34|
Typical current methods for producing large quantities of extracts from solid raw materials such as ground, roasted coffee are designed for exhaustive extraction. Such methods are not ideally suited to producing high quality coffee extracts that are rich in flavor and fragrance, and which maintain the varietal characteristics of the roasted coffee from which they are produced. The current invention provides methods and apparatus for producing such high quality extracts. The invention provides methods that have sufficient flexibility and scalability to be...
1. A method of extracting a consumable material from a solid raw material comprising acts of:providing a quantity of solid raw material in a surrounding gaseous environment at essentially atmospheric pressure; supplying an aqueous solvent to the quantity of solid raw material in the surrounding gaseous environment at essentially atmospheric pressure, so as to at least partially replace the gaseous environment surrounding the raw material with the aqueous solvent, thereby forming a combination of the solvent and the solid raw material; pressurizing the co...