|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||099/279; 426/080; 222/129.1; 222/135; 222/146.6; 222/325; 222/399; 065/089|
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|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 9 인용 특허 : 32|
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 provide a beverage comprising: a. directing a liquid from a liquid source through. a liquid distributor having a plurality of liquid flow paths with: i. an inlet adapted for fluid communication with the liquid source; andii. an outlet adapted for fluid communication with a beverage receiving point;b. selectively connecting an inlet of a capsule having an enhancement component at the outlet of at least one of the liquid flow paths; andc. dispensing a beverage to the beverage receiving poi...