GB2335972A - A cooling container - Google Patents

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GB2335972A
GB2335972A GB9806718A GB9806718A GB2335972A GB 2335972 A GB2335972 A GB 2335972A GB 9806718 A GB9806718 A GB 9806718A GB 9806718 A GB9806718 A GB 9806718A GB 2335972 A GB2335972 A GB 2335972A
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    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A23FOODS OR FOODSTUFFS; THEIR TREATMENT, NOT COVERED BY OTHER CLASSES
    • A23GCOCOA; COCOA PRODUCTS, e.g. CHOCOLATE; SUBSTITUTES FOR COCOA OR COCOA PRODUCTS; CONFECTIONERY; CHEWING GUM; ICE-CREAM; PREPARATION THEREOF
    • A23G9/00Frozen sweets, e.g. ice confectionery, ice-cream; Mixtures therefor
    • A23G9/44Frozen sweets, e.g. ice confectionery, ice-cream; Mixtures therefor characterised by shape, structure or physical form
    • A23G9/50Products with edible or inedible supports, e.g. cornets
    • A23G9/503Products with edible or inedible supports, e.g. cornets products with an inedible support, e.g. a stick
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A23FOODS OR FOODSTUFFS; THEIR TREATMENT, NOT COVERED BY OTHER CLASSES
    • A23LFOODS, FOODSTUFFS, OR NON-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES, NOT COVERED BY SUBCLASSES A23B - A23J; THEIR PREPARATION OR TREATMENT, e.g. COOKING, MODIFICATION OF NUTRITIVE QUALITIES, PHYSICAL TREATMENT; PRESERVATION OF FOODS OR FOODSTUFFS, IN GENERAL
    • A23L3/00Preservation of foods or foodstuffs, in general, e.g. pasteurising, sterilising, specially adapted for foods or foodstuffs
    • A23L3/36Freezing; Subsequent thawing; Cooling
    • A23L3/363Freezing; Subsequent thawing; Cooling the materials not being transported through or in the apparatus with or without shaping, e.g. in form of powder, granules, or flakes
    • A23L3/364Freezing; Subsequent thawing; Cooling the materials not being transported through or in the apparatus with or without shaping, e.g. in form of powder, granules, or flakes with packages or with shaping in form of blocks or portions
    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B65CONVEYING; PACKING; STORING; HANDLING THIN OR FILAMENTARY MATERIAL
    • B65DCONTAINERS FOR STORAGE OR TRANSPORT OF ARTICLES OR MATERIALS, e.g. BAGS, BARRELS, BOTTLES, BOXES, CANS, CARTONS, CRATES, DRUMS, JARS, TANKS, HOPPERS, FORWARDING CONTAINERS; ACCESSORIES, CLOSURES, OR FITTINGS THEREFOR; PACKAGING ELEMENTS; PACKAGES
    • B65D81/00Containers, packaging elements, or packages, for contents presenting particular transport or storage problems, or adapted to be used for non-packaging purposes after removal of contents
    • B65D81/38Containers, packaging elements, or packages, for contents presenting particular transport or storage problems, or adapted to be used for non-packaging purposes after removal of contents with thermal insulation
    • B65D81/3876Containers, packaging elements, or packages, for contents presenting particular transport or storage problems, or adapted to be used for non-packaging purposes after removal of contents with thermal insulation insulating sleeves or jackets for cans, bottles, barrels, etc.
    • B65D81/3883Containers, packaging elements, or packages, for contents presenting particular transport or storage problems, or adapted to be used for non-packaging purposes after removal of contents with thermal insulation insulating sleeves or jackets for cans, bottles, barrels, etc. provided with liquid material between double walls
    • CCHEMISTRY; METALLURGY
    • C09DYES; PAINTS; POLISHES; NATURAL RESINS; ADHESIVES; MISCELLANEOUS COMPOSITIONS; MISCELLANEOUS APPLICATIONS OF MATERIALS
    • C09KMATERIALS FOR MISCELLANEOUS APPLICATIONS, NOT PROVIDED FOR ELSEWHERE
    • C09K5/00Heat-transfer, heat-exchange or heat-storage materials, e.g. refrigerants; Materials for the production of heat or cold by chemical reactions other than by combustion
    • C09K5/08Materials not undergoing a change of physical state when used
    • C09K5/10Liquid materials
    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F25REFRIGERATION OR COOLING; COMBINED HEATING AND REFRIGERATION SYSTEMS; HEAT PUMP SYSTEMS; MANUFACTURE OR STORAGE OF ICE; LIQUEFACTION SOLIDIFICATION OF GASES
    • F25DREFRIGERATORS; COLD ROOMS; ICE-BOXES; COOLING OR FREEZING APPARATUS NOT COVERED BY ANY OTHER SUBCLASS
    • F25D3/00Devices using other cold materials; Devices using cold-storage bodies
    • F25D3/02Devices using other cold materials; Devices using cold-storage bodies using ice, e.g. ice-boxes
    • F25D3/06Movable containers
    • F25D3/08Movable containers portable, i.e. adapted to be carried personally
    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F25REFRIGERATION OR COOLING; COMBINED HEATING AND REFRIGERATION SYSTEMS; HEAT PUMP SYSTEMS; MANUFACTURE OR STORAGE OF ICE; LIQUEFACTION SOLIDIFICATION OF GASES
    • F25DREFRIGERATORS; COLD ROOMS; ICE-BOXES; COOLING OR FREEZING APPARATUS NOT COVERED BY ANY OTHER SUBCLASS
    • F25D2303/00Details of devices using other cold materials; Details of devices using cold-storage bodies
    • F25D2303/08Devices using cold storage material, i.e. ice or other freezable liquid
    • F25D2303/083Devices using cold storage material, i.e. ice or other freezable liquid using cold storage material disposed in closed wall forming part of a container for products to be cooled
    • F25D2303/0831Devices using cold storage material, i.e. ice or other freezable liquid using cold storage material disposed in closed wall forming part of a container for products to be cooled the liquid is disposed in the space between the walls of the container
    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F25REFRIGERATION OR COOLING; COMBINED HEATING AND REFRIGERATION SYSTEMS; HEAT PUMP SYSTEMS; MANUFACTURE OR STORAGE OF ICE; LIQUEFACTION SOLIDIFICATION OF GASES
    • F25DREFRIGERATORS; COLD ROOMS; ICE-BOXES; COOLING OR FREEZING APPARATUS NOT COVERED BY ANY OTHER SUBCLASS
    • F25D2331/00Details or arrangements of other cooling or freezing apparatus not provided for in other groups of this subclass
    • F25D2331/80Type of cooled receptacles
    • F25D2331/801Bags
    • F25D2331/8015Pouches

Abstract

A cooling container (1) comprises a double-walled pouch (2) with inner (3) and outer (4) flexible non-porous walls. Between the walls (3, 4) is contained an unencumbered temperature-retentive composition (7) capable of remaining pliable at temperatures at or below 0‹C. The pouch (2) defines an interior void (6) capable of being substantially surrounded by the temperature-retentive composition (7) whereby after pre-cooling of the pouch (2) heat transfer can occur between a material introduced into the pouch and the temperature-retentive composition (7) by the repeated application of external pressure to the outer wall (4) of the pouch (2). Preferably, the temperature-retentive composition (7) comprises a thixotropic gel which is capable of remaining pliable at a temperature of -18‹C whereby material introduced into the pouch can be kneaded by manual or mechanical manipulation of the container in order to cool it and induce it to change phase. It is intended that primary function of the invention is to provide a portable container which can be pre-cooled and then used for making individual portions of foodstuffs or drinks such as ice cream and similar confections from pre-packaged formulations previously stored at ambient temperatures.

Description

2335972 1 A COOLING CONTAINER The present invention relates to a cooling

container for use in the cooling and preferably the freezing of substances placed therein. In particular, the invention is intended to provide a portable container which can be used for making individual portions of chilled foodstuffs or chilled drinks such as ice cream and similar confections.

Conventionally, portable cooling containers comprise double skinned containers of various kinds in which the space between the inner and outer skin is filled with a material that can modify the rate of heat transfer between the exterior environment and the contents of the container.

In WO 91/19948 is described a double-walled storage container for the storage of foodstuffs, pharmaceutical products and electronic components with a eutectic compound located between the two rigid walls of the container.

In U.S. Patent No. 5,490,396 is described a portable container which is composed of flexible floor, walls and lid and which has a refrigerant gel captivated between a the walls, floor and lid. The gel is itself contained in individual gel packs which are interconnected by flexible, thin plastic hinge-like strips that enable the gel packs to bend or fold as the container itself is compressed. In this way the container can be folded up along crease lines and placed in a freezer in a relatively flat position to conserve freezer space. When required for use, the container is removed from the freezer and opened out along the crease lines. Thereafter, any item such as foodstuffs, medicines and other perishables introduced into the 2 container can be maintained at a cool temperature relative to the ambient for extended periods of time outside of a refrigerator.

However, whilst both of these containers are intended to cool and to keep cool the items located therein, neither of them has been designed primarily with the intention of inducing a phase change in the contents of the container. In addition, neither of them is intended to comprise a container whose walls remain sufficiently flexible after freezing to permit the contents of the container to be moulded or manipulated by external pressure on the container.

The object of the present invention is to provide a cooling container which after cooling remains pliable and which can then be used to reduce the temperature of a material located therein preferably to the extent that a phase change is induced or at the least that results in a temperature change which alters the organoleptic properties of the material.

According to a first aspect of the present invention there is provided a cooling container comprising a doublewalled pouch with inner and outer flexible non-porous walls between which is contained an unencumbered temperatureretentive composition capable of remaining pliable at temperatures at or below O'C, the interior void defined by the pouch being capable of being substantially surrounded by the temperature- retentive composition whereby after pre-cooling of the pouch heat transfer can occur between material introduced into the pouch and the temperature-retentive composition by the repeated application of external pressure to the outer wall of the pouch.

3 The temperature-retentive composition is a composition which when placed in a cold environment retains the temperature of that environment for a suitable period of time following removal.

It will thus be appreciated that in the present invention as the temperature-retentive composition is unencumbered and pliable, the pouch can be manipulated after pre-cooling in order both to mix and to cool a subsequently introduced contents. This makes the container particularly suitable for the manufacture of small quantities of ice cream or similar frozen confections from appropriate pre-mixed liquid ingredients introduced into the cooled pouch. Such confections require kneading or mixing during the cooling process in order to produce a relatively homogeneous mixture and to prevent the formation of large ice crystals therein. If the container of the invention were not to remain pliable at low temperatures then whilst a phase change may be induced in a portion of the contents in direct contact with or close to the inner wall of the pouch, it would not necessarily be induced in the whole of the contents thus leading to the contents forming an outer frozen shell but with a liquid interior.

Preferably. the temperature-retentive composition comprises a thixotropic gel which is capable of remaining pliable at a temperature of -18'C.

Preferably also, the ratio of the volume of the interior void defined by the pouch and the volume of the temperature -re tent i ve composition is in the range of 1:1 to 1:5 inclusive.

4 Preferably also, the temperature-retentive composition has a mass in the range of 200 g to 1000 g inclusive.

Preferably also, the temperature-retentive composition comprises a thixotropic gel mixed with solid inclusions.

Preferably also, the temperature-retentive composition comprises a thixotropic water-based gel including at least one of the following materials:glycerol, monopropylene glycol, a sugar, a gum, modified starch, modified cellulose, synthetic hectorite.

Preferably also, the inner and outer walls of the pouch each comprise a plastics laminate of which at least one layer is heat sealable.

Preferably also, the pouch defines an opening providing access to the interior void, which opening is provided with a releasable sealing means.

Preferably also, the container comprises an outer thermally insulating flexible cover.

According to a second aspect of the present invention there is provided a cooling container according to the first aspect of the invention in combination with a prepackaged formulation of dimensions suitable for direct insertion into the pouch of the container after precooling of the pouch to enable heat transfer to occur therebetween.

The present invention will now he described by way of example' with reference to the accompanying drawing in which:- Fig. 1 is a schematic side elevation of a cooling container according to the invention; Fig. 2 is a cross-section along the line II-II in Fig.

Fig. 3 is a perspective view of a second embodiment of container; Fig. 4 is a perspective view of a cooling container comprising an outer cover; and Fig. 5 is a perspective view of a cooling container comprising outer covers in the form of decorative mittens.

A cooling container 1 comprises a double-walled pouch 2 with inner and outer flexible non-porous walls 3 and 4 respectively and an opening 5 into an interior void 6. Located between the inner and outer walls 3 and 4, and contained thereby, is a temperature -re tent i ve composition 7 which is capable of remaining pliable at temperatures at or below WC. This composition 7 is unencumbered other than by the walls 3 and 4 and is therefore able to move or flow throughout the whole of the volume trapped between the walls 3 and 4. Although in some cases, dependent on the shape of the pouch 2, baffles (not shown) may be formed between the walls 3 and 4 to assist in a more even distribution of the composition 7 therebetween.

In use, the pouch 2 is pre-cooled, preferably to below O'C, in a refrigerator or freezer cabinet. Once removed from refrigeration it is immediately ready for use and in view of its pliable nature can be opened up in order that a quantity of material to be cooled thereby can be introduced into the void 6. Thereafter, it is intended that the pouch 2 will be subjected to external pressure by 6 being manually or mechanically manipulated to knead and to mix the material inside as it cools. Preferably, it is intended to reduce the temperature of the introduced material to the extent that a phase change is induced and it freezes but dependent on the nature of the material it may be sufficient to cause a temperature change which alters the organoleptic properties of the material.

The walls 3 and 4 of the container 1 are preferably made from inner and outer tubular lengths of a heatsealable material that are welded together at one end along a first seam 8. It will be appreciated that the seam 8 not only welds the lower edges of the two tubular walls 3 and 4 together but also welds the edge of the inner tubular wall 3 to itself to form the pouch and thereby clef ine the void 6. At the other end of the pouch 2, the inner and outer tubular walls 3 and 4 are again welded to one another to form a seam 9 but the edge of the inner tubular wall 3 is blanked off during the heat sealing process and not welded to itself in order to define the opening 5.

It will be appreciated that the seam 9 is only formed after the volume defined between the inner and outer tubular walls 3 and 4 has been filled with the temperature-retentive composition 7.

It is also possible to make the pouch 2 from appropriately cut and welded planar sheets of material or from inner and outer tubular lengths of material which are disposed at right angles to those described above and which are appropriately cut and welded.

If made from a heat sealable laminate, the walls 3 and 4 preferably comprise polyethylene or polypropylene. However, advantageously the walls 3 and 4 are made from a 7 heat sealable laminate in which at least one of the outer layers is readily heat sealable. Examples of the latter comprise multicomponent plastics laminates including polyethylene or polypropylene sheets laminated to another material such as metal foil, paper, foamed plastics sheeting, and nylon sheeting.

In a preferred example, the inner and outer walls 3 and 4 each comprise a three-ply heat sealable co-extruded laminate of polyethylene or polypropylene, nylon and polyethylene layers.

It is also advantageous if the inner and outer walls 3 and 4 are made of transparent materials in order that the contents of the void 5 can be easily viewed, particularly through the upper portion of the pouch 2.

In any event, if the container is to be used for the cooling of foodstuffs or other substances for consumption, such as medicines, then the walls must be made from materials of a grade suitable for direct food contact and which can be readily washed clean for re-use.

Further, it is also advantageous if the opening 5 is provided with a releasable seal in order that the contents of the void 6 can be retained therein prior to and during manipulation to prevent accidental spillage. To this end the edges of the inner wall 3 defining the opening 5 can be provided with a releasable sealing means 10 such as magnetic strips, a zipper, a push-fit strip fastener or other similar closure.

Whilst it is sufficient for the temperature-retentive composition 7 to remain pliable at temperatures at or below O'C, preferably it comprises a gel which is capable of remaining pliable at a temperature of -18'C or lower.

8 The composition of such gels which remain either as Newtonian fluids or thixotropic at such temperatures is known. Typical materials used in admixture with water in such compositions comprise glycerol, monopropylene glycol, sugars, gums, modified starches, modified celluloses such as carboxymethyl cellulose, and mineral viscosity modifying agents such as synthetic hectorite.

An exemplary formulation of a suitable thixotropic gel 7 for the container is as follows.

Glycerol Water Synthetic hectorite - 300 parts - 195 parts - 5 parts Although the composition 7 does not come into direct contact with contents of the container 1 in use, it is again important that it is safe to use in a food related application. All of the above materials are suitable for inclusion in the composition 7 in this regard.

As previously stated, the pouch 2 of the present invention remains pliable after pre-cooling and the introduction of a material to be cooled therein in order that it can be manipulated to knead and mix its contents as the latter cools. In order to assist in the kneading process, solid inclusions 11 can be added to the composition 7. Such inclusions may comprise foam beads, solid plastics shapes and the like as shown in Fig. 2. In addition, inclusions can be mixed with the composition 7 purely for decorative purposes and to make the container 1 attractive, for example as shown in Fig. 3. Such inclusions may comprise, for example, glitter, flexible shapes, beads and the like and it will be appreciated that in this case, at least the outer wall 4 of the pouch 2 and the composition 7 itself are both made transparent. In

9 addition, even without the presence of inclusions, the composition 7 may be dyed an attractive colour for viewing through a transparent outer wall 4.

In order to optimize the control and efficiency with which a material introduced into the void 6 is cooled and altered in consistency, it is preferable to maintain the the ratio of the volume of the interior void 6 defined by the pouch 2 and the volume of the temperature -retent i ve composition 7 within a range of 1:1 to 1:5 inclusive.

The total mass of temperature-retentive composition 7 contained within the double-walls of the pouch 2 also influences the utility and ease of manipulation of the container 1 during use. It will be appreciated that this will affect the quality of the end product produced by use of the container 1 in terms of its altered phase, physical structure and organoleptic properties. As a wide range of products can be produced suitable for use in both the home and in service industries such as catering or food retail, the total mass of the composition 7 can fall into a wide range. However, for most purposes it is advantageous if the temperatureretentive composition 7 has a mass in the range of 200 g to 1000 g inclusive.

The container 1 preferably also comprises an outer thermally-insulating and flexible cover 12 which surrounds the pouch 2, for example as shown in Fig. 4. This cover 12 serves the dual purpose of rendering manual manipulation of the pouch 2 comfortable during use and of insulating the pouch 2 from the ambient temperature hence increasing the beneficial heat transfer between the temperatureretentive composition 7 and the introduced contents, which may at -18'C or lower. The cover 12 may also serve a decorative role significant to the commercial attractiveness of the invention.

The cover 12 may take a variety of forms and comprise wide variety of materials, for example textile, or quilted or padded textiles, non-woven fabrics, mineral insulating materials, plastics, plastics foam, metallized plastics laminates, paper, card or board, or other composite materials. Any of the aforesaid may also incorporate fastenings, bracings, holders or other structures. The cover 12 may also be shaped, cut or formed as a bag, pouch, cup, ring, glove, mitten or other attachment for the pouch 2. The cover 12 may also be shaped to represent characters, either by printing or three dimensional representation, in particular, but not exclusively to make the container 1 attractive to children. For example as shown in Fig. 5, the cover 12 can be made in the form of a pair of mittens fashioned in the shape of puppets' heads.

The cover 12 can also be made, at least in part of an absorbent material so as to be suitable for use a hand or face wipe after the contents of the pouch 2 have been consumed.

The container 1 according to the invention is intended to permit, by manual or mechanical manipulation, the rapid cooling of material located therein. Whilst many varied uses may be found for the container 1, it is primarily intended for the rapid and useful creation of iced or frozen foodstuffs and medicines, and in particular the creation or cooling of beverages and confections such as, for example, ice creams, parfaits, sorbets, frozen custards, frozen yoghurts slushes, frozen desserts frozen or chilled drinks, all in individual volumes not readily achieved by other devices. The simplicity and ease of use of the invention is such that children can use it to prepare their own portions of these products.

11 It is expected that after preparation, the cooled confection or drink will be eaten or drunk straight from the pouch 2 either by squeezing the pouch 2 sufficiently to force out the frozen contents or with the aid of a spoon or straw. However, the contents of the pouch 2 could be decanted prior to consumption if preferred.

It will be appreciated, however, that the invention also allows the utilization of prepackaged recipes or formulations, which may be retailed at ambient temperatures or as cooled products, for further cooling or freeze preparation at home or elsewhere. It will be further appreciated that the ability to retail a product at ambient temperature for rapid conversion to a chilled or phase changed product permits the creation of entirely new types of drinks and confections. For example, a fruit or herbal based syrup in combination 'with a dairy product or other emulsified fat and protein may be produced in a stable form at ambient temperature for rapid conversion by a container according to the invention into an icecream, ice-cream soda or other form of confection which may also contain solids such as fruit, nuts or other matter. The embodiment of the invention in which such a product is prepared may readily he shaped, designed, printed or otherwise configured to reflect the brand image of a range of drinks or confections, for example by printing or three dimensional representation.

It will be appreciated that a pre-packaged formulation as indicated above can be sold in a pack suitable for insertion directly into the pouch 2 of a container according to the invention without the requirement for it to be removed from the inner layer of its own packaging. This packaging can be designed to have sufficient free space to enable the formulation to expand into it as it freezes and to be moved around inside the 12 packaging as it is kneaded in the pouch. The second aspect of the invention is therefore directed to the combination of a cooling container as described above with a prepackaged formulation capable of direct insertion into the pouch of the container.

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1. A cooling container characterised in that it comprises a double-walled pouch (2) with inner (3) and outer (4) flexible nonporous walls between which is contained an composition (7) temperatures at unencumbered temperature-retentive capable of remaining pliable at or below O'C, the interior void (6) defined by the pouch (2) being capable of being substantially surrounded by the temperature-retentive composition (7) whereby after pre-cooling of the pouch (2) heat transfer can occur between material introduced into the pouch and the temperature-retentive composition (7) by the repeated application of external pressure to the outer wall (4) of the pouch (2).
2. A container as claimed in Claim 1, characterised in that the temperature-retentive composition (7) comprises a thixotropic gel which is capable of remaining pliable at a temperature of -18'C.
3. A container as claimed in Claim 1 or Claim 2, characterised in that the ratio of the volume of the interior void (6) defined by the pouch (2) and the volume of the temperature-retentive composition (7) is in the range of 1:1 to 1:5 inclusive.
4. A container as claimed in any one of Claims 1 to 3, characterised in that the temperature-retentive composition (7) has a mass in the range of 200 g to 1000 g inclusive.
5. A container as claimed in any one of Claims 1 to 4, characterised in that the temperature-retentive composition (7) comprises a thixotropic gel mixed with solid inclusions (11).
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6. A container as claimed in any one of Claims 1 to 5, characterised in that the temperature-retentive composition (7) comprises a thixotropic water-based gel including at least one of the following materials:glycerol, monapropylene glycol, a sugar, a gum, modified starch, modified cellulose, synthetic hectorite.
7. A container as claimed in any one of Claims 1 to 6, characterised in that the inner and outer walls (3,4) of the pouch (2) each comprise a plastics laminate of which at least one layer is heat sealable.
8. A container as claimed in any one of Claims 1 to 7, characterised in that the pouch (2) defines an opening (5) providing access to the interior void (6), which opening(5) is provided with a releasable sealing means (10).
9. A container as claimed in any one of Claims 1 to 8, characterised in that the container comprises an outer thermally insulating flexible cover (12).
10. A cooling container as claimed in any one of Claims 1 to 9 in combination with a prepackaged formulation of dimensions suitable for direct insertion into the interior void (6) of the pouch (2) of the container (1) after pre-cooling of the pouch (2) to enable heat transfer to occur therebetween.
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