Posts in the Beer, Wines & Spirits category

The EU Industrial Emissions Directive and the Beverage Industry

Posted in on 27th July 2018

About the EU Industrial Emissions Directive The EU Industrial Emissions Directive (IED) refers to the legal measures that companies are required to follow to reduce their harmful industrial emissions. This includes emissions of wastewater and generation of waste. Although the rules were initially implemented in 2011, EU regulators are currently proposing a series of best

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How to Reduce the Use of CO2 With a Pigging System

Posted in on 4th July 2018

CO2 Shortage Impacting Food and Drink Supplies Northern Europe is facing a carbon dioxide (CO2) shortage, which is affecting beer, carbonated soft drinks plus many more food and drink items. The UK has predominantly been affected by the shortage, which has forced many manufacturers to halt their production. British baking firm, Warburtons have stopped the

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Pricing Pressures in Food and Beverage Manufacture

Pressure on Profit Levels for the Food and Beverage Industry According to the latest CBI Quarterly Trends Report of 2017, despite UK manufacturing reaching its highest levels in nearly 30 years, the food and beverage industry is still experiencing shrinking profit levels. The UK food and drink industry represents 15% of the UK’s total manufacturing

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How Pigging Can Help Drought-Stricken Wineries Conserve Water

Posted in on 15th December 2017

More and More Wineries Deploying Product Recovery Systems With the festive season just around the corner, now may be a good time to stock up on wine while you can. This is because major wine producing countries, including South Africa and Italy are in the grips of a drought and water shortages, which are threatening

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Increasing Wine Yields by Pigging

Posted in on 30th October 2017

Why Wine Manufactures and Processors Use Product Recovery With global wine production set to fall to its lowest in more than fifty years, recovering as much product as possible during the manufacturing process becomes ever more valuable. Product recovery (“pigging”) is an established technology that’s widely used by companies that produce, process or bottle wine.

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