TODAY’S PATENT – BUTTER STICK
When it comes to the simple pleasure of spreading butter on our morning toast, Land O’Lakes has been at the forefront of agricultural technology and on-farm business management. Recently, they added a new chapter to their legacy with the invention of the Butter Stick, a creation that has now been officially recognized with a patent.
The patent, with the distinguished number USD871016S1, was granted on December 31, 2019, in U.S, following its filing on May 10, 2019. This culinary innovation is a testament to Land O’Lakes’ commitment to sustainability across the food system, emphasizing their goal of feeding people, safeguarding the planet, and supporting farmer livelihoods.
The minds behind this inventive spread are Joseph V. Burger from Apple Valley, MN, Jonathan Anderson from Minneapolis, MN, Sharon K. Cody from Maple Grove, MN, and Lisa Ryan from Lakeville, MN. Their collaborative efforts have resulted in a unique butter stick that adds a touch of technological flair to a kitchen staple.
Land O’Lakes’ dedication to agricultural excellence and sustainable practices shines through in this invention, showcasing their ability to merge tradition with cutting-edge solutions. As we enjoy our daily rituals of buttering our toast, it’s intriguing to see how companies like Land O’Lakes continue to elevate even the simplest pleasures through innovation. The Butter Stick patent stands as a symbol of progress in the intersection of agriculture and technology, contributing to a more sustainable and flavourful future.