|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 12 인용 특허 : 2|
Disclosed is a single brew beverage cartridge for use in a brewing apparatus. The cartridge includes a lid and a cup shaped filter suspended below the lid and in which a beverage brewing ingredient is held. The lid includes an annular collar to prevent the lid from deforming when a needle of the brewing apparatus pierces it during the brewing process. Preferably the cartridge is formed of materials, e.g., paper/paperboard, so that it is compostable and biodegradable.
1. A single brew beverage cartridge for use in a beverage brewing apparatus, the apparatus comprising a brewing chamber, a supply of a hot liquid, and a piercing member, said cartridge being compostable and biodegradable and comprising a filter, a beverage brewing ingredient, and a lid, said lid comprising a piercable portion, a flange and a collar, said collar comprising a sidewall having a peripheral surface projecting downward from said flange and extending about a longitudinal axis, said lid being resistant to flexure when a force is applied to said ...