MAPLE LEAF FOODS INC.
|MAPLE LEAF FOODS INC. Patent applications|
|Patent application number||Title||Published|
|20130115347||Poultry Cooking Device and Method - A poultry cooking device for removable insertion into an eviscerated abdominal cavity of a whole bird carcass prior to pre-cooking, and sized to fit within the cavity, is disclosed. The device includes an elongated member having first and second ends, the first end terminating in a taper. An at least one flange portion, for supporting the cavity during pre-cooking, is positioned between the first and second ends of the elongated member and extends outwardly therefrom, the presence of each flange portion creating an air channel for supporting uniform cooking of the carcass. A method of pre-cooking and rotisserie re-heating a whole bird carcass using the device of the present invention is also described.||05-09-2013|
|20110215024||Reclosable Container and Closure Therefor - A reclosable container for a food product comprises a rigid or semi-rigid tray and lid. The tray and lid each have a peripheral edge portion having substantially vertical inner and outer walls joined by a horizontal flange, wherein the container is closed with the tray peripheral edge portion received inside a cavity defined by the lid peripheral edge portion. An outer detent mechanism is provided at one or more corners of the container, such as diagonally opposed corners which may also include lift tabs. The corners at which outer detent mechanisms are located may have straight corner transition portions about which the lid may pivot during opening of the container. The sides of the tray and lid peripheral edge portions may be substantially flat and free of projections, so that only the corners with the outer detent mechanisms offer significant resistance against opening.||09-08-2011|