Patent Number: 8,877,270

Title: Beverage cartridge

Abstract: The present invention relates to a beverage cartridge for use in a beverage preparation machine, the cartridge being formed from substantially water-impermeable materials and comprising an inlet for the introduction of an aqueous medium into the cartridge and an outlet for discharge of a beverage produced from the aqueous medium and one or more beverage ingredients contained in the cartridge, wherein the one or more beverage ingredients includes one or more discrete edible components which are substantially insoluble in the aqueous medium and which, in use, are dispensed from the cartridge with the beverage.

Inventors: Massey; Tulay (Banbury, GB), Fisk; Ian Denis (Loughborough, GB), Henson; Sian (Coventry, GB)

Assignee: Kraft Foods R&D, Inc.

International Classification: B65B 29/02 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-04 0:00:00