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8757434 Merchandiser  
The present application provides a merchandiser. The merchandiser may include an ambient compartment with at least one ambient product therein, a temperature controlled compartment with at least...
8733117 Incubator  
An incubator includes: an enclosure including a culture chamber; a heater configured to heat the culture chamber; a refrigerator including an evaporator and a condenser, and configured to cool the...
8651324 Vending machine and method for automatic dispensing of convenience food products  
A vending machine for dispensing convenience food products, picked up from a special refrigerated storage compartment, and delivered to an appropriate manual pick-up area. Its structure defines...
8277747 Continuous hot fill process  
An apparatus comprising a chamber where a base concentrate common to at least a first flavored food product and a second flavored food product is formed, the first flavored food product having...
8273293 Continuous hot fill process  
An apparatus comprising a chamber where a base concentrate common to at least a first flavored food product and a second flavored food product is formed, the first flavored food product having...
8234972 Automated grill  
An automated grill automatically transfers frozen food from a freezer component to grilling component by an automatic loading device in response to a signal. Frozen food is loaded in a loading...
8158076 Continuous hot fill process  
An apparatus comprising a chamber where a base concentrate common to at least a first flavored food product and a second flavored food product is formed, the first flavored food product having...
7850041 Wet wipes dispensing system  
The present disclosure relates to wet wipe dispensing systems for dispensing wet wipes capable of changing temperature upon use. In one embodiment, the dispensing system includes a wet wipe...
7703636 Frozen food dispensing device and method  
A device and method are provided for dispensing a quantity of food to be cooked. The device includes a freezer, a storage container located in the freezer, means located in the freezer for...
7647865 System for heating and extraction of food products in automatic dispensing machines  
System for the heating and extraction of food products in automatic dispensing machines, for use in automatic dispensing machines for food products conserved on cold trays until their consumption...
7644838 Food dispensing machine and method of use  
A food dispensing machine and method of use that includes separately loaded, conveyed, and heated first and second food portions. A first food portion, such as a hot dog, is dispensed from a chain...
7638100 Platelet incubator  
An incubator for storing blood platelets is provided. The incubator has a temperature controlled storage compartment and an apparatus for monitoring temperature within the storage compartment and...
7497351 Wet wipe dispensing system  
The present disclosure relates to wet wipe dispensing systems for dispensing wet wipes capable of changing temperature upon use. In one embodiment, the dispensing system includes a wet wipe...
7497353 Displaceable barrier  
A vending machine apparatus comprising a housing defining an internal cavity and an article storage compartment positioned inside the cavity. The article storage compartment may have a cooling...
7329394 High throughput incubation devices  
The invention provides an efficiently automated incubation device that reduces the number of powered moving parts in the device and the amount of air transfer between environments that are...
7303093 Hot food vending machine  
A heated food vending machine has a front with a) slots for dispensing the food and for accepting money, b) a video screen and c) several depressible buttons. Inside the machine is a refrigerator...
7137529 Apparatus and method for distributing warm prepackaged foods  
An apparatus (1) for distributing pre-packaged, frozen or heated food products (12), comprises a magazine (7) for containing said products (12), resting means (11) for said products (12) in said...
6808083 Hot and cold vending apparatus  
A vending machine for dispensing a first number of products and a second number of products. The vending machine may include a product compartment. The product compartment may include a first...
6550632 Vending apparatus for dispensing hot pizzas  
A vending apparatus for dispensing pre-cooked pizzas (P) packaged inside corresponding sealed containers (E). The apparatus comprises a casing (1) containing a plurality of operating assemblies...
6523715 Hot food vending machines  
A mechanism for removing selected food containers from a carousel situated in the refrigerated food storage compartment of an automatic hot food vending machine consisting of a rotatable selector...
6518553 Food cooking device and method of use  
A device for treating sausage in a hot dog dispensing machine has a substantially closed chamber for receiving a sausage, a unit associated with the chamber and operative for providing a microwave...
6460728 Automatic vending machine  
An automatic vending machine is provided in which the exhausted heat produced by cooling is utilized effectively and decrease in running costs is accomplished. The automatic vending machine...
6431395 Automatic vending machine and container for articles of frozen confectionery  
The present invention relates to an automatic vending machine for articles of frozen confectionery. The vending machine includes an outer body, an outer door, and an environment-controlled...
6427772 Electronic refrigeration control system  
The present invention is direct to a system and method for electronically controlling the refrigeration and/or heating of the product storage compartment in a vending machine. The system includes...
6360140 Product dispenser with inventory monitoring  
A product dispenser with inventory monitoring, useful to be installed in hotel establishments and establishments providing similar services, including a refrigerating equipment and a plurality of...
6286710 Vending machine and concurrently ice-box  
There is provided a vending machine and concurrently ice-box furnished in a hotel room, etc. that serves the paying guest of the room with cold water and personal articles as a room service and...
6204491 Automatic popcorn dispenser with microwave oven and method to operate the same  
An automatic dispenser and a method to operate the same dispenses food prepacked in packets, particularly popcorn. The dispenser includes a frame with at least one conveying unit, at least a...
6067898 Rice vending machine  
A rice vending machine includes a housing, a rice container, a packing unit and a controlling unit. The controlling unit and the cooperative packing unit make it possible to adjust the amount of...
6047855 Automatic vending machine  
An automatic vending machine has a plurality of commodity storage chambers in a side-by-side arrangement that are divided from one another by thermally-insulating vertical dividers so that each...
5958274 Jet impingement batch oven  
Apparatus to transfer heat to the surface of a product includes a product support, a duct having a duct entrance, a duct outlet and a longitudinal duct axis and a plenum for delivering temperature...
5901877 Automatic vending machine  
An automatic vending machine has a housing containing a plurality of vertical commodity storage chamber sections in a side-by-side arrangement. A thermally-insulating divider panel is fixedly...
5873299 Machine and method of dispensing food items with edible inner part and outer baked dough part  
A machine for dispensing food items has a cooling unit for accommodating packages of edible inner part and separately outer baked dough part; a unit for opening a package with the edible inner...
5833122 Dispensing machine  
A dispensing machine for dispensing items of hot food comprises a freezer compartment for storing items to be dispensed, a heating compartment, a dispensing location, and a transport mechanism for...
5818014 Air dispensers for microwave oven  
A combination microwave and air impingement oven has two magnetrons and an air handling system that includes two or more reciprocating ducts through which air is dispensed into the oven. The...
5799822 Vending machine including multiple failure control devices  
In accordance with the present invention, a vending machine includes a number of failure control devices that monitor and control the functioning of the various components in the vending machine...
5772072 Vending machine including refrigeration and oven compartments  
A vending machine includes a refrigeration compartment, an oven compartment, structure for transferring a food product from the refrigeration compartment to the oven compartment, and structure for...
5688423 Vending machine including multiple heat sources with programmable cook cycles  
In accordance with the present invention, a vending machine has one or more programmable cook cycles for use with one or more heat sources in cooking a food package to be dispensed to the...
5598947 Automatic hot food vending machine  
The unattended machine has a hopper for holding an inventory of uniformly-sized, individual, frozen or refrigerated portions of food and for maintaining the inventory in a frozen or refrigerated...
5566856 Hot food and frozen food vending machine  
This invention includes a method and apparatus for vending frozen foods and also for vending hot previously frozen foods. The invention includes the use of a microwave oven, and a delivery system...
5531156 Automatic taco machine  
An automatic taco machine can automatically make both soft and hard tacos. Storage compartments for soft tortillas and hard taco shells are mounted above a V-shaped conveyor. A soft tortilla is...
5524790 Apparatus for guiding food discharged from an automatic vending machine  
An apparatus for guiding food discharged from an automatic vending machine. The apparatus comprises a guide plate fixed to a front end of a lower shutter, which is adapted to be moved back and...
5522310 Apparatus for heating and dispensing food  
A completely automatic, fully self-contained vending machine of standard size which may be operated so that a packaged (boxed) dough-based food product such as a pizza can be withdrawn from a...
5516002 Coin-operated machine for dispensing foodstuffs preserved in frozen condition and ready to be served hot in situ  
Coin-operated machine for dispensing foodstuffs preserved in frozen condition and ready to be served hot in situ consisting of a casing (2) having a door (3) inside which there is a freezing unit...
5510601 Convection heat transfer apparatus  
Apparatus for transferring heat between temperature controlled air dispensed from a pair of oscillating ducts and a food product in a cabinet having an interior compartment bounded by front, side...
5487488 Vending machine  
A vending machine having a food storage box, a food freezing chamber having a chute provided for permitting the food from the food storage box to fall down, a food heating apparatus for heating...
5449888 Microwave vending machine  
A method and apparatus for vending a hot food product wherein a sealed container is moved from a protective sleeve and deposited in an oven where heat is transferred to the container for initially...
5404797 Apparatus for vending fried foods  
Disclosed is a vending machine for vending fried foods. The machine has a hopper for storing frozen food. The food is measured into a weigh basket and then transferred to a fry basket in a deep...
5401940 Oscillating air dispensers for microwave oven  
Apparatus for transferring heat between temperature controlled air dispensed from a pair of oscillating ducts and a food product in a cabinet having an interior compartment bounded by front, side...
5310978 Method and apparatus for controlling the temperature and surface texture of a food product  
A method and apparatus for vending a hot food product wherein a sealed container is moved from a protective sleeve and deposited in an oven where heat is transferred to the container for initially...
5245150 Selective reheating device for food products  
Device for reheating and dispensing cooked meals arranged on a meal tray and stored on stand-by in a refrigerated enclosure. Each tray may contain different foodstuffs, and can therefore be...

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