To ensure no keg filled with caustic lye leaves its brewery, Erdinger Weissbräu installed a FLIR Systems A-Series thermal imaging camera that measures the temperature of every keg before it leaves the conveyor belt of the filling installation.
This paper looks at a flow measurement solution for the brewing industry that helps companies increase production process efficiency, save energy and resources, and reduce costs.
The Krones AG CombiCube system is suitable for smaller specialty breweries with up to 250,000 hectolitres of sales-quality beer or large industrial-scale breweries that brew small batches of specialty beers. The system is modularised in construction, permits a customised design configuration and can be easily expanded.
CoMac has developed a compact single-head, semi-automatic, one-way keg filling system - the 1T-OW - for the non-returnable craft beer keg market.
Key Technology has conducted several full-season trials with wineries in North America, Europe and Australia to verify the effectiveness of its VitiSort sorter for red wine grapes.
A partnership between the New Zealand wine industry and the Ministry for Primary Industries is aiming to make the country the world’s leading producer of high-quality, reduced-calorie and lower-alcohol 'lifestyle' wines.
Key Technology's VitiSort is designed for sorting red wine grapes. The compact system combines a patent-pending mechanical MOG (material other than grape) removal shaker and optical sorting with an integral juice recovery system.
Finally, some important physics - researchers have worked out why if you tap the bottom of a newly opened beer bottle it froths up and foams everywhere.
A two-month consultation period on the wine industry has closed. Individuals and wine organisations were asked to submit feedback on 33 recommended actions aimed at restoring the wine industry’s profitability.
The Scottish salmon and whisky industries are teaming up to boost sustainability. The partnership will convert co-products from whisky production into feed for salmon and fish farming.
With so many boutique breweries springing up, brewers need to do something different to stand out from the pack. A Sydney-based craft brewery, the Australian Brewery, decided to break from tradition by brewing in cans.
Wine Grape Growers Australia (WGGA) has welcomed Woolworths' decision to sign the Australian Wine Industry Code of Conduct as a commitment to good commercial practices with growers.
Grapes can be graded for quality and be checked for foreign object contamination simultaneously using a new system under development in Germany.
The latest shipments of Sullivans Cove Whisky from Tasmania went to distributors in Canada, Spain and Japan, where demand is being driven by local whisky fans' increasing knowledge and awareness of Tasmanian whisky in general.
It is not news that more frequent binge drinking of any alcoholic beverage is strongly associated with an increase in adverse alcohol-related consequences such as blackouts, driving after heavy drinking, missing work due to drinking, accidents, unprotected sex, encounters with police. But new analysis has looked at the types of drinks chosen.