Some Californians are doing their part to conserve water during the drought by drinking beer — specifically, beer made with recycled water.
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.
Diet Pepsi drinkers may soon find their favorite drink has made a change. The voice of the consumer has been heard and after years of using aspartame in its signature diet soda, PepsiCo is making a switch to other artificial sweeteners.
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.
Global demand for commercially sterile beverages is growing more than 9 percent annually, according to a market research report by Reportlinker, fueled by supply chain cost benefits and consumer demand for more convenient beverages that retain both flavor and nutrients
Alcoa, the world’s largest bauxite miner, today announced that Alcoa World Alumina and Chemicals (AWAC) has secured multiple bauxite supply contracts valued at more than $350 million over the next two years
VMG Partners, a private equity fund focused exclusively on partnering with emerging branded consumer product companies, and TerraVia, formerly known as Solazyme, Inc., a visionary leader in algae-based food, nutrition and specialty ingredients, announced today the launch of TerraBrands
METTLER TOLEDO has produced a guide for the process industries that explains the measurement theory, sensor technology and practice of measuring dissolved and gaseous oxygen with in-line sensors
Luxco announced recently the company has finalized plans to build a distillery, located in Nelson County, Kentucky. Luxco has chosen to build the distillery on a 70-acre site off state highway KY-245 in the heart of Bardstown, the Bourbon Capital of the World
Chromatin, Inc. and Zaad Holdings LTD, announced recently that they have entered into a long-term alliance to produce and distribute planting seed for grain and forage sorghum throughout the African continent. This Smart News Release features multimedia
Waterleau Group, a leading global provider of energy recovery and water, air and waste treatment, announces that it has completed the acquisition of the anaerobic biological wastewater treatment plant design-build business of Ecovation and the membership interests of Krofta Technologies and their DAF technology from Ecolab.
Blackeye Roasting Co, St. Paul based company specializing in hand-crafted cold brew coffee, is debuting its new 12 oz. Nitro Cold and Signature Cold Brew coffee in cans on April 1, 2016
According to the latest market study released by Technavio, the global industrial robotics market in the food and beverage industryis expected to ship 29,796 units by 2019, growing at a CAGR of close to 29%
Consumer demand for healthy items and product transparency continues to shape the food and beverage marketplace. Gladson, the leading provider of digital product content and related services for the consumer goods industry, released new data today highlighting the rise of health-related claims on product packaging