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Beverage Container

A stationary fin mixing system that is a time saver for staff as well as on the go mixing

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Idea Title

easy swirl

Idea Summary

Allows user to mix on the go or in a reusable cup

Company / Organization Name (if applicable)

easy swirl

Website (if applicable) Please look under concepts - coffee cups to get a better idea

Please include a visual (can be either 2D or 3D) representation/prototype of your concept. (required)

Easy swirl stationary fin technology can be manufactured into any beverage container making it easier for servers to mix drinks and consumers to mix and remix their beverages. The design of the fin came after many failures but is perfect for mixing and not creating foam. As one swirls, the liquid is mixed in an efficient manner and allows user to re-mix at any point. The holes in the fin tame foam and bubbles as liquid passes through them. While we realize this is not the end all of your search, this combined with a given fiber can eliminate stir sticks and make preparation time shorter.

This solution addresses which of the following:

  • Some of the Above

What is the current stage of development of your idea?

  • Prototyping

Mentorship Needs (please select up to 3)

  • Engineering and Manufacturing
  • Supply Chain
  • Legal

In what city are you located?

Washoe Valley, NV.

In what country are you located?


What is your legal / organizational structure? (if applicable)


Please describe how becoming a Top Idea will support the growth of your concept.

I want to bring this idea to market in a usable form

How did you hear about the Challenge?

  • OpenIDEO announcement email


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Photo of Lauren Ito

Hi michael spray ,

If you click "ideas" in the Challenge on the public submission track you should be able to see your concept!



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