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MillerCoors launches punch top can

15 May, 2012

US company MillerCoors has released a new can for its Miller Lite brand. The punch top can has a second tab that can be opened to increase airflow and reduce glug. The company says the second tab gives a smoother pour and a more enjoyable drinking experience.


Coca-Cola opens its 42nd Chinese bottling plant

04 April, 2012

The Coca-Cola Company has continued its investment in China, opening Coca-Cola China’s 42nd bottling plant on 29 March.


Tate & Lyle launches dedicated website for beverage manufacturers

03 April, 2012

Tate & Lyle has launched a dedicated website for beverage manufacturers. The company says the website is intended to be a “one-stop shop for innovation” for beverage manufacturers.


Pill to remove radiation from beverages

30 March, 2012

Scientists have developed a capsule that can remove radiation and heavy metals from beverages.


Cool pasteurisation is hot news at Anuga Food Tec

30 March, 2012

The most significant addition to food and beverage processing technologies at Anuga Food Tec would have to be cold pasteurisation.


Processing and bottling Pulpy orange juice

07 March, 2012

In 2010, Coca-Cola’s chunky fruit juice Pulpy was on sale in 14 different nations; by 2011 it was already being produced and sold on 25 national markets. Beverages featuring fruit chunks are regarded as the paramount drivers for future global growth in the fruit juice segment.


New Tetra Pak production line in China

04 March, 2012

Tetra Pak has announced the start-up of its second production line in its Chinese packaging material plant.


Megatrends in the beverage industry

29 February, 2012

Naturalness, functional value, enjoyment and convenience are still the prime drivers regulating consumer beverage purchase behaviour. But in the beverage processing plants operators are also focusing on minimising their environmental footprints and maximising their efficiency.


Krones Flexi-Fruit pre-dosing equipment

06 February, 2012

Krones AG has developed FlexiFruit pre-dosing equipment, a twin-flow concept for juices and milk-based mixed drinks to ensure separation between juice or milk-based mixed drinks and fruit chunks.


Getting a cold beer at a sporting event

24 March, 2011 by

Getting a beer at major sporting venues around Australia is something most sports fans take for granted. From Sydney’s ANZ Stadium to the MCG, and Etihad Stadium in Melbourne to SunCorp Stadium in Brisbane, getting a cold beer quickly is an essential part of being at major events. But getting a constant flow of cold beer throughout the stadium takes some pretty sophisticated infrastructure.


Reducing fruit juice decanting time

24 March, 2011

Cavitation and noise issues initially prompted industry-leading beverage giant Halewood International to seek an alternative to its existing centrifugal pumps when decanting sugars and fruit juice concentrates from tankers arriving at its UK headquarters in Merseyside. Installing three sinusoidal pumps proved successful in a number of ways, not least because unloading times for sugars have been halved and, for syrups, more than quartered.


Buzzwords in beverage marketing

24 March, 2011

Rising consumer interest in health and naturalness is being strongly reflected in new product activity in the global soft drinks market.


Alfatek bottling lines

22 February, 2011 by

ABEVE has been appointed the Australian distributor for Italian bottling line manufacturer Alfatek.


Quikstix beverage delivery device

06 January, 2011 by

Quikstix is a beverage delivery device which contains separate ingredients to make a quality, convenient plunger-style coffee or tea in any location. It is also suitable for any hot or cold beverage including chocolate, cordial, herbal infusions, isotonic drinks and soup.


Europe’s biggest juice plant starts production

15 April, 2010

Zumos Valencianos del Mediterraneo SA (Zuvamesa), a consortium of 57 fresh citrus producers, has started production at one of the biggest and most modern not-from-concentrate (NFC) juice plants in Europe.


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