April 21, 2021

Beverages

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PSA breaks out the bubbly

To help craft beverage producers meet the growing demand for hard seltzers, ready-to-drink (RTD) cocktails, sparkling wines, and higher-carbonation beers, Pneumatic Scale Angelus (PSA), a Barry-Wehmiller Packaging Systems company with nearly 130 years of canning experience, has introduced the CB50C counter-pressure integrated canning line. Employing six individual filling heads and a single-head seamer, the CB50C uses isobarometric

‘Water quality declines’ warns Bluewater on World Water Day

Bluewater, a Swedish company leading the world in innovative clean tap water technology and eco-friendly hydration solutions, today used World Water Day to warn water quality declines around the planet have reached a point where millions of people are increasingly drinking potentially unsafe tap water laden with ‘forever chemicals’ and other human-made pollutants. Bluewater cited

Beverage Insights: 2021 and Beyond

For Boost Energy Drinks, 2020 was a busy year. From supporting its convenience channel partners through COVID-19 to launching a new iced coffee RTD, Boost Energy Drinks had a truly eventful year. And 2021 is shaping up to be no different, says, founder and managing director Simon Gray told Bryony Andrews in the latest episode of BPI’s

SIG joins AIM-Progress for responsible sourcing

Today, SIG announces it is the first in the beverage carton industry to become a member of AIM-Progress, a global forum of leading fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) manufacturers and common suppliers, assembled to enable and promote responsible sourcing practices and sustainable supply chains. “Sourcing responsibly is central to our Way Beyond Good ambition to

Nestlé expands its presence in the premium functional water segment

Nestlé USA, as part of its transformation of its global water business, acquired Essentia Water (“Essentia”), a premium functional water brand headquartered in Bothell, Washington. Essentia pioneered ionized alkaline water more than twenty years ago and is the leading brand in that space in the U.S. Essentia’s 2020 sales were USD 192 million. This transaction is part of Nestlé’s continued

GFI and IBFI get ‘Great Place To Work®’ certification

UAE-based value-added food and beverage manufacturing firms Global Food Industries (GFI) and International Beverage and Filling Industries (IBFI) continue to set industry benchmarks as both companies were awarded a ‘Great Place to Work®’ certificate by the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. GFI and IBFI’s Great Place to Work® certifications were awarded following the

World Latte Art Championships

Coffee stars grind it out in UAE’s first Latte Art Grading battle at Gulfood 2021 Coffee artists have been grinding it out in the Latte Art Grading Battle (LAGS) on the sidelines of Gulfood 2021, the most competitive global sourcing platform and first in-person F&B event in the past 12 months. The LAGS Battle is

Bluewater: Removes ‘forever chemicals’ from water

Bluewater, a global water purification leader, today said a study had confirmed its top of the line Bluewater Pro purifier successfully removes up to 99.99% of health-threatening PFAS chemicals such as PFOA, PFOS, PFBA, and PFBS. PFAS chemicals have been found in the tap water of communities around the world. Known as ‘forever chemicals’, PFAS’s

Super Bowl Commercials

On Sunday the time has finally come: The Super Bowl will be broadcast live from the USA on ProSieben. This year, the TV spot for the 9 MILE Vodka brand will be there for the first time. The hype surrounding the TV spots during the Super Bowl commercials is even competing with the game itself in

A new world of lager flavours and possibilities

Renaissance develops non-GMO breeding platform technology for creating industry-ready, novel lager yeast for global and craft beer markets; Publication of paper heralds a significant technical advancement in non-GMO lager yeast strain development and opens up a new world of lager flavours and possibilities Renaissance BioScience Corp., a leading global bioengineering company, is pleased to officially announce the

GEA technology optimises whiskey production

Whisky producer Agitator Whiskymakare AB  relies on GEA machines to optimise yield from the raw material and shorten the brewing cycle. Agitator located in Arboga, Sweden, decided to challenge standard whisky production methods by taking a more avant-garde approach and has chosen key GEA technologies for its new mash house, namely the GEA MILLSTAR® and

Swedish whisky producer optimizes brewing process with technology from GEA

Swedish whisky producer Agitator Whiskymakare AB chose key GEA technologies for its new mash house, namely the GEA MILLSTAR® and GEA LAUTERSTAR®. These machines increase the yield from the raw material and shortens the brewing cycle. A decisive factor in the selection process was GEA’s global brewery experience. Few crafts are more traditional than making

Brazilian Coffee Week kicks off in UAE

The Embassy of Brazil in Abu Dhabi, in partnership with the Arab-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) and the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (APEX-Brasil), kicked off the Brazilian Coffee Week at the Dubai Coffee Museum. The exhibition, which reflects the steadily expanding coffee trade between the country and the Arab region, will run until

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Saving millions of liters of water: KHS provides efficient systems that noticeably cut consumption

Saving millions of liters of water: KHS provides efficient systems that noticeably cut consumption Systems provider designs easy-clean machines Multiple use of re-circulated water reduces wastewater Servotechnology and pneumatics replace wet-lubricated mechanical equipment Dortmund, November 12, 2020 – The amount of water consumed around the world is growing and resources are becoming scarcer. We are