Heavenly Water

Bottled water producer, Yanbian Nongshim, reaps the advantages of Krones technology. The water bottled by Nongshim bubbles up from a spring on Mount Baekdu, a still-active volcano, through the middle of which runs the border between North Korea and China. This mountain has quite a special meaning for the inhabitants…

Beer Playground

The Danish brewing company, Royal Unibrew, continues to resolutely pursue its strategy focussing on regional brands and specialty beers. For this purpose, it has now installed a complete microbrewery from Krones, plus a Kosme bottling line, in its Albani facility. And the new MicroCube, with a brew size of 25…

Driving The Digital Revolution In The Beverage Industry

The entire sector is talking about digitisation and Industry 4.0—but what do these oft-cited terms actually mean for the beverage industry?   One thing is clear: the potential of Industry 4.0 is vast. Digital technologies simplify processes, intelligently network systems with one another and relieve operator workloads. At the same…

Something To Eat Or Drink? Yes, Please!

According to Research and Markets, the global beverage market is forecast to grow to US$1.9 trillion by 2021—great news for manufacturers. What’s slightly trickier is what consumers are actually asking for: a variety of high quality, hybrid products which are also sustainably produced. So, just how can manufacturers meet these…

Liquids And Electronics: A Winning Combination

Peanut butter and jelly, eggs and bacon and meatballs are spaghetti are items that have always worked well together. Electricity and liquids, however, are not a renown match made in heaven. Yet electronic systems are crucial when handling fluids and having a system that maintains power in a beverage processing…

Sidel: IoT In Beverage Processing

Built-in intelligence creates a smoother process and a much higher level of consistency, which translates into product quality, enhanced productivity, minimal downtime and greater asset intensity in beverage processing. By Raffaele Pace, Vice President Equipment Product Management & Digital Solutions, Sidel. What are the current challenges in ensuring a flexible…

The Milk Experts At Krones

Milk ranks among the world’s most sensitive foods—which is why special know-how is required for processing and producing dairy foods and beverages. It’s for precisely this reason that in mid-2016 Krones set up its Milkron subsidiary, staffed by genuine sectoral insiders who are thoroughly familiar with how to create and…

Better Tasting Beer Thanks To Microscopy

Scientists at the Institute for Brewing and Beverage Technology at the Technical University of Munich are working on how to perfect the enjoyment of beer. By utilising ZEISS microscopes and the latest brewing technology, they are bringing innovative research to a discipline with a long-standing tradition.   Christoph Neugrodda picks…

The New Strength Of Taiwanese Bubble Tea

“The concept of handmade boba (tapioca pearls) means that clients are guaranteed flexible choices, allowing us to create strong bonds with customers in the bubble tea industry,” says Mindy Jen, representative of Empire Eagle Food, Taiwan.   The Taiwan tea industry is known for its diversity, with a history dating…
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