Processing > Beverages

CCA expands juice production, sheds 28 jobs in SA

23 January, 2014

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 NitroHotfill hot-fill system

17 December, 2013

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 SyPro S sugar-dissolving and pasteurisation system

17 December, 2013

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 plastic bottle packaging system

11 December, 2013

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 to more than double production in India by 2020

14 November, 2013

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.

Kosme Barifill isobaric filler

13 November, 2013

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.

Putting the bite in the bubble in the soft drink

22 August, 2013

Carbon dioxide bubbles are not directly responsible for the bite of carbonation.

Aggression, withdrawal and attention problems for young soft drink consumers

20 August, 2013

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.

Juice line axed after Berri squeezed on labelling

19 July, 2013

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

08 March, 2013

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.

V8s for Australians living in poverty

05 March, 2013

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.

What makes better drinks: wet-aseptic or dry sterilisation and irradiation

20 November, 2012

Hotfill or aseptic - that is the question facing companies when it comes to investing in filling technology for sensitive beverages.

Nestlé Health Science to manufacture medical nutrition products in Victoria

29 October, 2012

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.

What will Coca-Cola add to Myanmar?

11 September, 2012

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.

Mouvex eccentric disc pumps

27 July, 2012

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.

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