Disposable single serve beverage filter cartridge

  • US 6,607,762 B2
  • Filed: 02/13/2001
  • Issued: 08/19/2003
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/18/2000
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A beverage filter cartridge comprising:

  • an outer container having an access opening;

    a filter element received in and configured and arranged to subdivide the interior of said container into first and second chambers;

    a soluble beverage medium stored in said first chamber; and

    a lid closing said access opening, said lid having a first section overlying said first chamber and a second section overlying said second chamber, the first section of said lid being piercable to accommodate an inflow of liquid into said first chamber for infusion with the beverage medium to produce a beverage, said filter element being permeable to liquid to accommodate a flow of the beverage from said first chamber into said second chamber, and the second section of said lid being piercable to accommodate an outflow of the beverage from said second chamber to the exterior of said cartridge.

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