Featured Beverage Content

  1. Bottled Water Company Recovers RO Reject Recovery To Reduce Plant Water Usage

    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.

  2. Speeding Up The Pace Of Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) Innovations

    The Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) Industry relies on continuous product innovation to introduce successful new products and drive business growth.

  3. Improving Shelf Life With Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP)

    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.

  4. Quality And Expertise In Colour Measurement: A Success Story

    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.

  5. Essential Brewing Kit For Your Lab Analysis

    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.

  6. Why Every Brewer Should Own A Spectrophotometer

    Learn how Avery Brewery improved their brewing quality by using a UV-VIS Spectrophotometer.

  7. Final Product Quality Control In The Brewery

    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. 

  8. The Spectrophotometer And Beer: A Love Story

    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.

  9. Testing Bitterness And Colour In Finished Beer: A Case Study

    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.

  10. Shelf Life Studies: Basics, Principles, And Concepts

    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.