Processing > Beverages

Nestlé unveils new $40 million investment at Milo factory

17 November, 2014

Nestlé has unveiled the final stage of the expansion of its Smithtown factory on the NSW mid-north coast, which includes new facilities to house state-of-the-art technology that is rumoured to be the first of its kind in Australia.

Coca-Cola Amatil to close Bayswater manufacturing facility

06 November, 2014

Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA) has announced it will close its Bayswater manufacturing facility, shedding 57 permanent roles. The company will shift production to its larger capital city facilities over a 12-month transition period.

High bottling output from a small footprint

29 September, 2014

HiteJinro Beverage wished to capitalise on Korea's booming water market but was limited in production space. The answer came in the form of the ErgoBloc L from Krones, an all-in-one filling monobloc.

Soft drinks plant designed for high production capacity from a small footprint

02 September, 2014

One of Europe's biggest and most sophisticated filling plants for soft drinks has been commissioned by soft-drinks producer Pfälzer Erfrischungsgetränke (PEG) in the south-west of Germany.

Lanemark immersion tube heat exchangers for craft breweries

01 July, 2014

Lanemark tank heating installations are immersion tube heat exchangers, fired by a gas burner, suitable for use by small breweries.

FB*PROPAK non-heat pasteurisation technology

30 June, 2014

With a lot of talk in the beverage industry about non-heat pasteurisation, FB*PROPAK announces a method said to be more efficient, more beneficial and more compact than other alternatives on the market. The company offers non-invasive alternatives to heat-based pasteurisation, preserving the organoleptic integrity of the raw materials and the finished product.

Matrix Process Alfa Laval Widegap plate heat exchanger

18 June, 2014

Matrix Process has announced the Alfa Laval Widegap Plate Heat Exchanger, which is suitable for media with particles, fibrous inclusions and other suspended solids.

FB*PROPAK AVE - EFS filling machine

25 May, 2014

With a lot of talk in the beverage industry about non-heat pasteurisation, FB*PROPAK announces a method claimed to be more economic, more efficient, more beneficial and more compact than other alternatives.

SPX Seital separators

15 May, 2014

SPX supplies separators and clarifiers that are said to be based on advanced disk stack design and high mechanical efficiency.

Centec Rhotec in-line density monitor

31 March, 2014

The Rhotec in-line density monitor continuously measures the density of liquids. Centec, a German-based company, designed the Rhotec for maximum sensitivity and high accuracy.

NORD gearmotors get the job done for TMCI Padovan

20 February, 2014

Searching for a solution to replace a traditional vacuum filter, a well-known Italian producer tested TMCI Padovan's Dynamos machine, supplied with NORD gearmotors. Happy with the test, the company installed the Dynamos machine.

Tetra Pak juice pasteurisation process

19 February, 2014

Tetra Pak has developed a juice pasteurisation process that it says saves up to 20% on energy consumption. The process improves efficiency by reducing the temperature of the second pasteurisation process from 95 to 80°C.

Advances in aseptic beverage filling

19 February, 2014

Aseptics have now breached the final building block in a beverage bottling line with the incorporation of the stretch blow-moulding machine in the aseptic concept. Aseptics now extend from preform decontamination through the aseptic blow module and aseptic filler to the aseptic closer.

The growing trend for low-calorie waters

14 February, 2014

The success of coconut water - which surged from zero in 2006 to an almost $1 billion business in North America and Europe by 2013 - could be just the first step in a massive emerging trend: healthy, natural, low-calorie waters taken directly from plants.

3M Purification Sanitary High Flow housing system

12 February, 2014

3M Purification has designed the Sanitary High Flow system for a variety of applications in the beverage market.

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