Capsule and system for beverages preparation

FIELD: food industry.

SUBSTANCE: capsule comprises a circular or conical sidewall (2), an inlet wall (3) and an outlet wall (4) forming a hollow body (5) containing a product to be cooked, wherein the above hollow capsule body (5) has a central axis (A). At least one portion of the inlet wall (3) extends along the curve (E) of the ellipse defined by the projection of the circle (C) with a diameter substantially equal to the maximum diameter (Dmax) of the side wall (2) of the capsule and lying on the plane (P'), inclined at an angle (α) with respect to the plane (P) perpendicular to the central axis (A) of the capsule. The above planes (P) and (P') intersect on the (Z) axis in a plane perpendicular to the plane (P) and contains the above intersection axis (Z) or a parallel axis.

EFFECT: capsule improvement.

29 cl, 3 dwg

 



 

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FIELD: physics, computer engineering.

SUBSTANCE: invention relates to a beverage preparation machine (1) with a virtual shopping functionality. The machine comprises a touch screen (10) and a control unit (21). The touch screen (10) is configured to display an image (80) of the interior of a shop offering goods (81) related to the machine (1) on the touch screen (10), display an image of a container (82) on said touch screen (10), and submit information on a touch operation to the control unit (21). The displayed interior corresponds to the interior of a physical shop offering said goods (81), in particular to the interior of a shop of a chain of physical shops having a standardised presentation of said goods (81). The control unit (21) is adapted to accept selection of a good (81) for purchase upon detecting a touch operation on a good (81) on the touch screen (10) and on the container (82) on the touch screen (10).

EFFECT: improved design.

15 cl, 10 dwg

FIELD: personal use articles.

SUBSTANCE: invention relates to machines for preparing beverages. The machine for preparing beverages with use of a capsule, comprising at least one sensor for monitoring parameters relating to the machine, and a connection module for providing connection with a remote server through the connection network and for transmitting the monitored parameters to the remote server, at that connection module is additionally designed for receiving from the server of instructions on the required functional capabilities of maintenance depending on the transmitted parameters; in which the monitored parameters comprise a number of consumed capsules and automatic recognition of the type of each consumed capsule.

EFFECT: automatic inventory control of the capsules.

15 cl, 6 dwg

FIELD: transport, distribution.

SUBSTANCE: invention relates to dispensers used in catering. Dispensing container comprises vessel (1) with U-like flute bottom including vertical parallel sidewalls, two end walls (1c, 1d) and two sidewalls (1a, 1b) secured to top edges of U-like flute and spinning bulky dispenser (2). Said dispenser extends in lengthwise direction along the bottom of vessel (1e) composed to displace powder portion in lengthwise direction along vessel bottom. It is located in U-like flute, flute top edge reaching at least the top part of spinning dispenser. Note here that at least one section of at least one section of at least one sidewall of the vessel secured to U-like flute is straight and inclined relative to vertical at the angle to not over 25 degrees, preferably, not over 20 degrees.

EFFECT: perfected containers, uniform proportioning and complete removal from containers.

22 cl, 4 ex, 8 dwg

FIELD: food industry.

SUBSTANCE: capsule for preparation of a food product in the device fit for liquid delivery into the capsule contains a compartment with food ingredients being mixed with the delivered liquid for the food product preparation, and a filter intended for removal of impurities contained in the liquid. The filter is represented by a filtering appliance consisting of a filtering membrane and an outlet wall whereon the filtering membrane relies. In the outlet wall, there is a liquid outlet hole communicating with the said compartment. The capsule contains a body limiting the compartment and a filter seat for accommodation of the filtering appliance therein; the filter seat is positioned upstream the compartment. Additionally, the invention relates to a filtering unit.

EFFECT: prevention of the filter deformation as a result of pressure of liquid supplied into the capsule.

15 cl, 20 dwg

FIELD: personal use articles.

SUBSTANCE: inventions group relates to a portion-controlling feeding system and to a method suitable for persons in need of differentiated feeding. The portion-controlling delivery system for babies includes the nutritional composition dosaging device for accommodation of a series of dispensable capsules of different types with changing characteristics; the dosaging device additionally contains a water dosaging head, operation control means, different type capsules per portion, at least one variable operational parameter; the capsules additionally contain a protein source; each recipe formula has a ratio of whey proteins to casein selected from the range from 70:30 to 50:50 and protein content selected from the range from 1.5 to 3.0 g of protein/100 kcal, both the ratio of whey proteins to casein and protein content in the capsule decreasing while the baby the capsule is intended for is growing older. Method of delivery of liquid baby nutritional mixture depending on the baby's age and the dietary feeding plan.

EFFECT: invention allows to ensure a convenient, reliable and safe portion-controlling feeding system ensuring formulation of the correct liquid baby mixture as per the child's specific needs.

16 cl, 4 dwg, 1 tbl, 1 ex

FIELD: packaging industry.

SUBSTANCE: invention relates to a fastening system. The fastening system comprises a first device having a first hole and a first connecting part formed at a peripheral part of the first hole or frangibly connected to it; and a second device having a second hole and a second connecting part formed on a peripheral part of the second hole. The first connecting part is engaged with the second connecting part for connecting the first hole to the second hole. The first connecting part is substantially made in such a manner that the forced separation of the first device from the second device with the connected first and second holes causes its deformation without the possibility of re-connection, i.e. fragile separation from the peripheral part of the first hole, as a result the first device is damaged and can not be re-connected to the second device for connecting the said first and second holes. The first device also additionally serves as an intermediate connector of the third and second devices with connection of the second and third holes. The first device is made with the ability of non-detachable connection with the third device. If the first and second devices are connected so that their re-connection is prevented, when forced separation of the first device from the second device, the third device, which is integrally connected to the first device, is damaged and can not be re-connected to the second device.

EFFECT: improvement of the fastening system.

16 cl, 6 dwg

FIELD: food industry.

SUBSTANCE: invention relates to a method and to a device for manufacture of a liquid product ready for consumption. The device for manufacture of a product ready for consumption from the semi-product material located in the first container contains means for liquid injection into the first container to produce a liquid product ready for consumption. The injection means is designed so that to enable removal of the liquid product ready for consumption from the first container into the second container.

EFFECT: creation of a safe device for hygienic production of a liquid product ready for consumption.

28 cl, 5 dwg

FIELD: transport, distribution.

SUBSTANCE: invention relates to batcher for accurate dispensing of powder products. Batcher (1) for preparation of food composition includes soluble food feeder (2) with rotary dispenser (3). The latter comprises at least one recessed part (4) for loading of powder product fed by feeder (2) at first rotary position and discharging of powder product at second rotary position. Means (5) of dynamic action are driven by rotation of dispenser (3) to transmit reciprocation to feeder (2). Cylindrical dispenser (3) comprises at least one activator (6) with interact with said means (5) of dynamic effects. Said activator (6) is shaped to tenon extending axially in direction of dispenser (3) and located eccentrically relative thereto.

EFFECT: higher accuracy of batching.

11 cl, 7 dwg

FIELD: personal use articles.

SUBSTANCE: invention related to preparation of a beverage from beverage concentrate located inside the vessel; the device a stand (1) for support of the vessel (13), a plate (2) positioned vertical relative to the stand and containing at least four outlet nozzles (4) for supply of a liquid jet (A) into the vessel (13). Liquid supply means (6) are connected to the outlet nozzles (4). At least two outlet nozzles (4) are intended for directing the liquid jet (A3, A4) onto the inner side wall (13b) of the vessel (13) and are positioned at varied angles (α) relative to the vertical; at least two outlet nozzles (4) are intended for directing the liquid jet (A1, A2) onto the lower section (13a) of the vessel (13) and are positioned at varied angles (β) relative to the vertical.

EFFECT: enhanced efficiency of solid material dissolution at the container bottom.

5 cl, 6 dwg

FIELD: packaging industry.

SUBSTANCE: invention relates to the field of containers intended for storing the substance which parameters should be monitored/tracked, for example, for use in machines for preparing liquid food or beverages. The dispensing device comprises a container comprising a cavity for storage of the dispensed substance, a device for measuring one or more parameters of the dispensed substance and transmitting of the said one or more parameters outside the cavity. The device comprises a transmitter made with the ability to transmit a wireless signal with the measured one or more parameters outside the cavity, the transducer located outside the container cavity and made with the ability to receive from the transmitter located inside the cavity of the container of the wireless signals with the said one or more parameters.

EFFECT: device is made with the ability to track one or more parameters and termination of dispensing the said dispensed substance from the container, if the level of the said substance inside the cavity reaches minimum level and/or if the temperature of the said substance exceeds the maximum or minimum value.

5 cl, 11 dwg

FIELD: means for extraction of food substance contained in closed disposable member.

SUBSTANCE: apparatus has hollow casing with chamber for accommodation therein of disposable member, water supplying channel intersecting casing and communicating with said chamber, and plurality of breaking-through members located in said chamber and designed for breaking-through of disposable member in number of sites for enabling water to penetrate into said disposable member.

EFFECT: improved conditions for flowing of water into disposable member and extracting of food substance therefrom.

10 cl, 5 dwg

FIELD: food engineering.

SUBSTANCE: system has container 6 filled with coffee bags and positioned adjacent extraction chamber 3 of espresso coffee machine, and closing device 10 movable under container for controlling opening and closing of container throat, so that the lowest bag may be dropped and accepted by transfer device to be further moved into open extraction chamber 3. Extraction chamber is then closed for further percolation of cup of coffee. Devices for transfer of coffee bag from container into extraction chamber and also for closing and opening of container throat, as well as closing and opening of extraction chamber and actuation of pump for supplying of percolation water, and removal of used bag may be performed in manual or automatic mode of operation.

EFFECT: increased efficiency in handling of individual coffee bags during transfer thereof from container into extraction chamber, and also storage of packages in open container with maximum possible protection from air.

8 cl, 25 dwg

FIELD: food engineering.

SUBSTANCE: coffee machine has brewing chamber adapted for accommodation of cassette with powdered coffee, at least one device for piercing of cassette with powdered coffee, and pump for feeding of hot brewing water into brewing chamber. In order to avoid formation of foam on beverage surface, coffee machine is equipped with device for restricting amounts of water fed by pump into brewing chamber per unit of time. This device enables brewing water to flow through cassette substantially without action of pressure. Bottom of cassette designed for such a coffee machine has opening covered with foil which is attached to inner side of bottom. Coffee machine of such construction allows espresso coffee, as well as coffee identical as to its taste to common filtered coffee beverage to be prepared, with coffee surface being free of foam.

EFFECT: increased efficiency, improved quality of coffee and wider range of beverages prepared with the use of such a coffee machine.

15 cl, 2 dwg

FIELD: food industry.

SUBSTANCE: device comprises coffee making chamber that is used for receiving a portion of coffee powder and is defined by the top section of the coffee making chamber and bottom section of the coffee making chamber. The bottom section has chamber for receiving the portion of the coffee powder, and top section has sealing member to close the chamber . The top section has inner member provided with sealing member and outer member coaxial to the inner member and made for permitting axial movement with respect to it. The bottom section can be secured to the outer member of the top section. The outer member has a working lever.

EFFECT: simplified structure.

15 cl, 4 dwg

FIELD: preparing of beverages from soluble products kept in disposable containers.

SUBSTANCE: method involves preparing beverage from soluble product kept in disposable cartridge by regulating pouring and dosing of soluble product so that the latter is delivered in suspension during at least 75% of full pouring time. According to one version, dosing unit has discharge channel provided between wall of puncturing member 7 and edge of cartridge discharge opening.

EFFECT: increased efficiency in providing optimal amounts of beverage regardless of characteristics of cartridge containing soluble product.

31 cl, 9 dwg, 3 ex

FIELD: mechanical engineering.

SUBSTANCE: method involves preparing beverages from soluble products enclosed in disposable containers such as capsules; regulating pouring process by dosing beverage so that soluble product is delivered in the form of suspension during time interval constituting at least 75% of total time needed for pouring and dosing of soluble substance. Apparatus has collecting device designed for accommodation of capsule containing soluble product and is adapted for preparing of hot beverage such as coffee, cappuccino, tea and etc.

EFFECT: increased efficiency of method and apparatus, improved quality and wider range of beverages prepared using said method and apparatus.

29 cl, 9 dwg

FIELD: beverage preparing process, in particular, tea beverage free of visible non-solved beverage extract.

SUBSTANCE: method involves steps of heating beverage extract in beverage brewing apparatus to temperature of from about 75 C to about 90 C by providing contacting of beverage extract with heating means placed into beverage extract for producing of heated beverage extract; mixing heated beverage extract with heated solvent for producing of needed beverage. Heating means is heated by electric current, or heated solvent, or both of said current and said heated solvent.

EFFECT: improved quality of beverage by providing elimination of visible non-solved beverage extract.

8 cl, 6 dwg

FIELD: technique for producing of beverages such as coffee by infusion of product placed within container.

SUBSTANCE: apparatus has infusion chamber adapted for receiving of container 2 and formed from two parts 3, 4 which are designed to be brought together and to be brought apart for closing and opening of infusion chamber. Only one part, namely part 3 of infusion chamber, is adapted for rotation in order to press container 2 to part 4. Rotating part 3 of infusion chamber is also adapted for longitudinal movement for opening or closing of infusion chamber. Apparatus comprises drive which is single for both rotation and longitudinal movement of movable part 3 of infusion chamber. Drive has drive shaft 13 movably connected with movable part 3 of infusion chamber by means of at least one connecting rod 14a positioned for rotation between drive shaft 13 and movable part 3 of infusion chamber.

EFFECT: simplified construction of drive for opening or closing of infusion chamber, reduced power of drive, and convenient receiving or removing of container with product.

9 cl, 8 dwg

FIELD: technique and process for preparing of beverage using capsule content.

SUBSTANCE: apparatus is designed for preparing of beverage from capsule containing substance to be drawn in drawing system 7 for preparing of beverage. Apparatus has cassette charging system 2 comprising capsules ordered in the form of sets 20-23, and gripping means 4 movable between cassette charging system 2 and drawing system 7. Gripping means 4 is designed for rotation and movement and is adapted for gripping of individual capsule from one set and releasing said capsule in drawing system 7. Gripping means 4 is designed for moving between at least two positions, first of said positions being gripping position wherein capsule is individually held and transferred by gripping means 4, and second of said positions being releasing position wherein gripping means 4 is expanded for releasing capsule from gripping means 4 within drawing system 7, which is adapted to be closed with capsule therein. Method involves selecting and processing capsule in such apparatus.

EFFECT: reliable and simplified application of system for feeding and pouring of liquid extract.

16 cl, 15 dwg

FIELD: equipment for preparing of beverages such as coffee by infusion of product kept in container.

SUBSTANCE: apparatus has infusion chamber consisting of two parts which may be converged or diverged. For opening or closing said chamber and pressing said container to non-rotary part 4, other part of said chamber is made rotary and adapted for longitudinal displacement. Apparatus has additional locking means designed for closing of two parts of infusion chamber. This additional means may be made in the form of hydraulic cylinder supplied from boiler adapted for feeding of infusion chamber. Chamber 39 of hydraulic cylinder is defined between boiler surface 40 and movable member 41 rigidly connected to non-rotary part 4 of infusion chamber. Surface 40 has hot water feeding branch pipe 42. Elastic impermeable membrane 43 between boiler surface 40 and movable member 41 provides hermetical sealing upon closing of hydraulic cylinder chamber 39.

EFFECT: simplified construction of opening and closing drive for infusion chamber, reduced drive power, improved sealing of infusion chamber, and convenient receiving and removal of container with product.

18 cl, 26 dwg

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