Residents of Eldred Township in Pennsylvania came face to face with township supervisors last year over concerns about the major beverage company.
With a growing awareness about the environmental impacts of packaging, Coca-Cola’s continued efforts toward sustainable packaging have culminated in the creation of the PlantBottle.
Liquid packaging cartons are used for a variety of products — water, dairy, juices, and soft drinks — and with consumers showing a growing preference for convenience products, this packaging format is expected to experience increased demand in the coming years.
Tulip, one of Denmark’s leading producers of processed food for the domestic and export market, produces around 90 tons of sausages each day. A large proportion of these – about 60 tons a day – is packaged under a modified atmosphere of carbon dioxide and nitrogen to keep the product fresh and improve its shelf life. This case study shows how the company improved its efficiency by installing a Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP) system.
Colour measurement in liquids plus other quality control analyses were conducted in two labs using a number of different instruments. This resulted in laboratory staff wasting time and energy running from one location to another.
Learn how the loaded ASBC methods makes the UV-VIS Spectrophotometer one of the most important single pieces of analytical kit in the brewery lab.
Learn how Avery Brewery improved their brewing quality by using a UV-VIS Spectrophotometer.
Find out how the Hach Orbisphere Total Package Analyzer is an ideal solution for final beverage package analysis. Designed for At-line operation so you don't lose time taking samples. The unique gas phase technology eliminates all direct contact of the sensing elements with any liquids.
Hopefully, every craft brewer is aware of the serious nature of ensuring the quality of their beer. Many brewers will tell you that instruments like hydrometers, pH meters, and microscopes are absolutely essential to evaluate key quality aspects of beer. However, if you ask the same brewers if a UV-spectrophotometer is an essential piece of analytical equipment in the brewery, the answers can be quite varied.
When Martin and James founded BrewDog in 2007, they were looking to produce new and different types of brewed lagers and ales compared to the ones that dominated the UK market. Initially, they started with brewing tiny batches, filling the bottles by hand, and selling their beers at local markets and out of the back of their old beat up van.
Shelf life studies are used to determine how long a product can reasonably be expected to maintain its quality, safety, and character. These studies take into account not only products’ functional qualities such as safety and effectiveness, but also cosmetic qualities such as color and texture that make them appealing to customers.
To men of a certain age, the word “lagoon” conjures two very different images. In the first, it’s the Creature from the Black Lagoon — a scary gill-man emerging from the ooze. In the other, it’s the idyllic Blue Lagoon, with Brooke Shields frolicking in an island fantasyland.
Maximum availability is not something that happens by chance, it’s the result of forward-looking action. Processing food economically and at the right time is absolutely essential. Otherwise there is a risk that production has to be stopped and raw materials are wasted.
Loveland-based company Hach is breaking ground on a multimillion dollar research and development facility on its existing two-building campus.
Brown-Forman claimed the top spot as the “greenest” beverage alcohol company among U.S. publicly traded companies in the Newsweek Green Rankings, one of the foremost corporate environmental rankings index
Meiogenix and Lesaffre enter into a collaboration agreement to develop improved industrial yeast strains using Meiogenix’s recombination technologies. The PhoeniX technology developed by Meiogenix controls the process of natural meiotic recombination and generates efficiently non–GM recombined yeast cells particularly for industrial strains where meiosis is impeded
C&C Group announces new distribution partnership with InterBev (Singapore) Limited, a subsidiary of ThaiBev. Under the terms of the newly-formed partnership, Interbev Singapore and C&C Group will work together to strengthen Magners’ presence in key market growth channels
Anheuser-Busch and Starbucks recently announced that they are working together to produce, bottle, distribute and market the first Teavana Ready-to-Drink (RTD) tea in the U.S., with an anticipated product launch in the first half of 2017
Praxair, Inc., a leading global supplier of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other industrial gases, has completed its acquisition of Yara International ASA’s (Yara) European CO2 business. Praxair also finalized the acquisition of Yara’s remaining 34% stake in the Yara Praxair Holding AS industrial gas joint venture
Syrups are on the rise in the European and African markets and thus becoming a growth engine in the beverage industry. Archer Daniels Midland Company’s (ADM) WILD Flavors and Specialty Ingredients business unit (WFSI) provides a wide-ranging and attractive portfolio which satisfies the many different needs of varying markets and target groups
Minnesota-based equipment manufacturer DCI has gained exclusive North American rights to manufacture the VARO HPT
The Middleby Corporation recently announced the acquisition of Follett Corporation, a leading manufacturer of ice machines, ice and water dispensing equipment, ice storage and transport products and medical grade refrigeration products for the foodservice and healthcare industries
An increasing appreciation for the importance of food and microbiological safety has resulted in a demand for a rapid, high-throughput method for total viable count (TVC) quantification to deal with the increasing numbers of samples that require testing.