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Grattan Institute: why Australia should tax soft drink

23 November, 2016

A report by the Grattan Institute recommends the introduction of a tax on sugary drinks in Australia to help recoup some of the costs of obesity to the community.

Tetra Pak to open US$110 million factory in Vietnam

21 November, 2016

Tetra Pak has announced it will invest US$110 million in a state-of-the-art regional manufacturing facility near Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, to serve customers across the region.

Where filling technology is heading in 2017

18 November, 2016

What will be happening in the area of filling beverages and liquid foods in 2017?

Coca-Cola chooses CompAir compressor for Turkish plant

08 November, 2016

Coca-Cola's Corlu plant in Turkey produces 50 million cases of soft drinks every year, and energy costs in Turkey are high. So, when selecting new compressors for the factory, reliability and energy efficiency were key considerations.

US beverage industry pours cash into fighting sugar taxes and warning labels

29 September, 2016

Analysis has revealed the three biggest members of the USA's soda (soft drink) lobby — the American Beverage Association, Coca-Cola and PepsiCo — have spent at least US$67 million since 2009 to defeat taxes and warning labels in 19 cities and states.

Tetra Pak optimistic about 100% juice sales

21 September, 2016

Tetra Pak sees future growth opportunities for 100% juice products despite global economic slowdown and the debate around sugar.

Pepsi's move back to aspartame is symptomatic of the decline in the diet drink market

01 July, 2016

A serendipitous tasting of a chlorinated sugar compound by insecticide researchers in 1976 resulted in Tate & Lyle patenting the non-nutritive sweetener sucralose, in 1976.

It's not all gloom and doom for instant coffee

09 June, 2016

Is fresh coffee rendering instant obsolete? Or is the caffeine landscape more complicated than that?

UV disinfection preserves the taste of Nu-Pure spring water

12 May, 2016

UV disinfection from UV-Guard Australia was selected by Nu-Pure for its ability to safeguard spring water from pathogens without adversely affecting its taste and odour.

Krones PET line runs hot and cold for Suntory Garuda

07 March, 2016

To maximise efficiency of its operation, Suntory Garuda installed a hybrid line from Krones, incorporating technology that combines hot-filling of teas and cold-filling of carbonated soft drinks.

Creating a model microbrewery

22 February, 2016

With help from Krones, a Canadian brewery has created a model filling operation.

High-pressure tech reaps high-flavour juice

03 December, 2015

A small Victorian company, Preshafood, has worked with CSIRO to develop premium fruit juices that are pasteurised using high-pressure processing (HPP) instead of heat.

Krones delivers 100th shell-and-tube heat exchanger in seven years

30 March, 2015

Krones recently achieved a significant milestone: after commencing manufacturing in 2007, the company has delivered its 100th shell-and-tube heat exchanger.

Krones VarioSpin fruit juice deaerator

05 February, 2015

Krones' VarioSpin deaerates fruit juices before bottling

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