|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|국제특허분류(IPC7판)||B65D-077/08 A23L-002/54 A23L-002/56 B65D-085/804|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 0 인용 특허 : 39|
Systems, methods and cartridges for carbonating or otherwise dissolving gas in a precursor liquid, such as water, to form a beverage are disclosed. A gas source, which is used to generate gas that is dissolved into the precursor liquid, and/or a beverage medium, such as a powdered drink mix or liquid syrup, may be provided in a cartridge. The use of one or more cartridges for the gas source and/or beverage medium may make for an easy to use and mess-free system for making sparkling beverages, e.g., in the consumer's home.
1. A beverage cartridge comprising: a top surface;a bottom surface;a lower sidewall extending upwardly from the bottom surface;the top surface, bottom surface and lower sidewall defining, in part, an internal space of the cartridge;a rim between the top and bottom surfaces and having an upper surface and a lower surface extending outwardly from the lower sidewall, the internal space of the cartridge including a region between the upper and lower surfaces of the rim, and the rim being configured for engagement with a cartridge holder of a beverage making ...