Coca-Cola Amatil will transfer bottling and packaging operations from its Ramco facility to its Thebarton facility in Adelaide. The company will invest $2.9 million in the Adelaide facility and make 28 positions from the Ramco facility redundant.
Krones has released an updated version of its NitroHotfill process. This technology enables bottles to be produced with a minimised weight without featuring the typical vacuum panels.
Krones has revamped its sugar-dissolving and pasteurisation system. The entire SyPro S sugar preparation unit is modular in construction, so that it can be individually expanded as needed and adjusted to suit raw material qualities.
Krones' EvoLite Bloc comprises the EvoLite pack strapping machine which has been directly synchronised with the Robobox pack grouping station and the Modulpal Pro 1AD palletiser. Any non-conforming packs are removed from the flow by means of a rejection unit located at the transition to the Robobox. Electronic digital displays visually simplify any changeover to a different type of pack.
PepsiCo has announced it will invest Rs. 33,000 crores (equivalent to US$5.5 billion) in India as part of plans to more than double production by 2020.
The Kosme Barifill is an isobaric filler with electro-pneumatically controlled filling valve functions and modularised construction. Its minimised footprint makes it suitable for small and mid-tier breweries and beverage bottlers.
Carbon dioxide bubbles are not directly responsible for the bite of carbonation.
Soft drink consumption is claimed to be associated with aggression, depression and suicidal thoughts in adolescents - now researchers are looking at its effects on younger children.
Berri has pulled its Berri Truly product range after independent senator Nick Xenophon criticised it for misleading consumers about its country of origin.
Seital Vertical Disk Stack Centrifuges are suitable for applications in the food and beverage industry where either the efficiency of liquids separation and/or liquids clarification is needed.
Campbell’s has donated 225,000 serves of vegetables to Australians in need to mark the official opening of its $14.6 million dollar PET line at its Shepparton facility.
Hotfill or aseptic - that is the question facing companies when it comes to investing in filling technology for sensitive beverages.
Nestlé has announced it will invest more than $17 million in a new facility at one of its factories to produce ready-to-drink medical supplements such as Resource, Isosource and Sustagen.
As part of Coca-Cola’s “long-term commitment to generating lasting positive impact by bringing its global brands to Myanmar, also known as Burma, as the country opens up to the world”, Coca-Cola has been delivered into Myanmar for the first time in more than 60 years.
Eccentric disc pumps by Mouvex, supplied by Nu-Way Energy NZ, are self-priming, with clean-in-place capability and low shear for sensitive liquids.