The Justice Department announced in June that it has reached a deal with the beer maker Yuengling over alleged Clean Water Act (CWA) violations.
With many driving factors, aseptic packaging is becoming an increasing popular packaging format, spurring growth and providing packaging manufacturers with numerous market opportunities.
In order to foster sustainability and environmentally-friendly practices throughout the country, the USDA is extending a program that encourages the use of plant-based materials for various food manufacturing practices.
CPF, Inc./Northeast Hot Fill Co-op, Inc. needed to minimize the cost of their water and sewage, at their producing purified bottled water, in Ayer, Massachusetts. This facility is one of the largest bottlers in the U.S. producing 26 million cases of finished beverage annually, including eight million cases of Aquafina brand.
The Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) Industry relies on continuous product innovation to introduce successful new products and drive business growth.
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.
ABB, a world leader in energy and automation technologies, introduces the LLT100 laser level transmitter, the new standard for laser level measurement. This new device provides continuous, non-contact level measurement of any solids or liquids, even clear liquids.
TerraVia, a next-generation food, nutrition and specialty ingredients company and pioneer in algae innovation, announces that its AlgaVia Protein-Rich Whole Algae continues to gain traction among leading food manufacturers and pioneering plant-based brands.
Eurofins Scientific (EUFI.PA), the global leader in food and feed testing, announces the opening of a new state-of-the-art microbiology testing laboratory in Singapore to serve the thriving food and beverage industry in the region
Castanea Partners announced recently that Tom First has joined the firm as an Operating Partner focusing on opportunities in the branded food and beverage sector. “We are thrilled that Tom will be joining our team,” said Brian Knez, Managing Partner of Castanea
The Ontario government will provide $540,000 to support applied research at Conestoga College that will drive innovation for the food and beverage industry, the province’s largest manufacturing sector
Amcor Rigid Plastics has entered into an agreement to acquire the assets of Sonoco’s Global Plastic blow molding business in North America
Gold Peak, known for its premium line of iced teas and coffee products that deliver home-brewed taste, announced recently that it will introduce new ready-to-drink tea lattes and coffees in the first quarter of 2017
ProcessPro, leading mid-market ERP software solution company, is pleased to announce the release of its newest version, Premier 10.7
In response to the ever increasing needs of the food industry, Spiroflow has launched the new Chainflow tubular chain drag conveyor. The hygienic, heavy duty, totally enclosed, dust-free chain drag conveyor economically conveys dry powders and granules particularly fragile materials such as coffee beans, cereals, specialty breakfast cereals, nuts, dried fruit, grains, dry soup mix, candy, small cookies, baby formula powder, pet food, animal feed, and more. Processors can easily convey or batch ingredients with the crevice free design
Unleashed Software, the innovative cloud based inventory software developer, has expressed its commitment to help food manufacturing start-ups capitalize on the surge in consumer demand for natural, organic and non-GMO food and beverages