|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||426/590; 426/077; 426/115; 426/394; 426/519|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 8 인용 특허 : 40|
Apparatuses, methods and systems for liquid flow control and beverage preparation are disclosed. The apparatuses, methods and systems of the present invention include liquid flow control and beverage preparation capsules, pods, cartridges, pouches, systems, and modules for controlling and directing flow streams of liquid through a beverage preparation process. The apparatuses, methods and systems of the present invention may be used in combination with or included as an integral assembly of any apparatus, method or system for liquid dispension.
1. A method for enhancing a liquid with an enhancement component to dispense a beverage comprising: a. directing a liquid from a liquid source through a liquid flow path;b. directing an enhancement component from an enhancement component source through an enhancement flow path that is separate from the liquid flow path;c. moving the enhancement component alone through the enhancement flow path to a mixing point using liquid from the liquid flow path by passing the liquid from the liquid source through the liquid flow path to push the enhancement componen...