Satori Kato was a Japanese chemist. Kato was initially thought to be the inventor of the first soluble instant coffee after filing a patent in 1901 until it was realised that David Strang of Invercargill, New Zealand had invented the product two years earlier.
- Kato Coffee Company (1901). "Kato souvenir : Pan-American Exposition". Retrieved 2013-12-20.
- US patent 735777, Satori Kato, "Coffee Concentrate and Process of Making Same", issued 1903-08-11, assigned to Kato Coffee Company
- Jones, Bridget (2012-12-16). "Instant coffee invented down south". Stuff.co.nz. Retrieved 2013-12-20.
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