Adolf Rambold

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Adolf Rambold (born 5 October 1900 in Stuttgart; died 14 May 1996 in Meerbusch) was a German inventor and engineer.


Rambold worked for the German company Teekanne since 1924. In 1929, he invented the tea bag packing machine called Pompadour. In 1949, being a co-owner of Teepack he invented a modern form of tea bag - bag with 2 chambers which remains the most popular type of the tea bag till now. In the same year he proposed a new tea bag packing machine Constanta which produced 160 bags per minute.[1] [2]

Teefix 2 chamber tea bag


  1. ^ WDR:14. Mai 1996 – Teebeutel-Entwickler Adolf Rambold stirbt:Aroma aus der Doppelkammer (German)
  2. ^ History of Teekanne

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