Food and Beverage Filtration
Protecting the Flavour of Craft Beers - the Benefits of Sterile Filtration
As new markets emerge and off trade consumption increases, the shelf-life of canned and bottled craft beer has become increasingly important.  Brewers of craft beers carefully select and balance the...
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Filter Optimization Drives Cost Savings in Food and Beverage Production
Closure of bars and restaurants. Decreased consumer demand. Tightened budgets. The Coronavirus pandemic's impact on the food and beverage industry has been considerable. Yet the sector...
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Achieving Standardization of Wine - Advantages of Cartridge Filtration
For packaged wine to be successfully placed on the market within the country of import, it must be microbiologically stable, visually clear and particulate free.  The accepted method of achieving...
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Ensuring Quality and Uptime in Mobile Wine Bottling
Mobile bottlers face varying conditions at each wine producer’s facility. At every step of the filtration process, they need to anticipate differences in wine chemistry, storage methods,...
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Controlling Microbial Growth in Compressed Air
A tour of any modern manufacturing facility will uncover the extensive use of compressed air.  Production managers and quality managers may not be aware of the potential hazards associated with this...
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Chillers Provide Accurate Temperature Control During Wine Processing
As production facilities managers can attest, global wine production and consumption continue to flourish. Record production levels of 293 million hectolitre were reached during 2018. Europe continues...
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Process Cooling Accelerates Throughput in Food and Beverage Manufacturing
The food and beverage industry is the largest manufacturing sector to use chilled water systems. Applications within the industry are very diverse due to the wide range of product types and how...
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Why Accurate Temperature Control Is Important in Brewing and Distilling
Precision cooling is an integral part of the brewing and distilling process. The quality and integrity of the finished products are reliant on accurate temperature control and reduction during...
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Sterile Filtration Technology – Driving Change in the Brewing Industry
The microbial stabilization of beer is of critical importance for the shelf-life of beers – and as beers are exported all over the world, it’s vital that their original characteristics still remain...
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Innovation Center Delivers Filtration Engineering Breakthroughs
The Parker Filtration Innovation Center houses the research and development for all of Parker Hannifin's filtration products. This 82,000 square foot facility is dedicated solely to the discovery of...
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Supporting Bottling Operations in the Wine Industry
Parker's Technical Support Group works hand in hand with customers to help them overcome operational challenges and optimize their filtration systems. We build close relationships with...
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Putting Filter Blockages Under the Microscope
Filter blockages in a beer production process can cause serious problems for breweries which can include increased expenditure on replacement filter cartridges and a significant amount of downtime in...
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Reduce Microbial Hazards in Dairy Manufacturing with Pharmaceutical Best Practices
When it comes to the use of sterile gas for product contact purposes – such as aseptic packaging or product purge applications – no clear guidelines have been adopted by the dairy industry regarding...
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The HACCP Framework and Its Importance in the Dairy Industry
Bacterial contamination in the dairy industry can have major implications for operators. It can result in product re-work, wastage or recall – the cost of which can run into millions of pounds once...
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Identifying the Cause of a Beer Quality Issue | Case Study
As the brewing industry is becoming more competitive, breweries of all sizes realize the importance of producing a higher quality product while keeping an eye on the bottom line at the same time. When...
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How to Reduce the Cost of Maintaining Aseptic Conditions in Dairy Applications
The dairy industry is currently enjoying a period of growth, principally driven by a shift in consumer preference towards protein-heavy diets as opposed to carbohydrates and an increase in the average...
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A Solution for Sterile Gas Filter Failure in Dairy Applications
The impact of the failure of a sterile air and gas filter can be potentially catastrophic for operators in the dairy industry. If a filter has failed, but the problem has not been identified,...
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Improving the Shelf-Life of Your Beer with Sterile Filtration
As the craft beer sector continues to grow, mainstream beer sales continue to decline. Beer production in Europe has been in decline since the 1970s, and with more and more drinkers demanding a...
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The Benefits of Changing Your Microbial Stabilisation Process to Sterile Filtration
Brewers who wish to reach their sustainability goals - and produce more stable, fresher beer - should consider embracing a technology which is changing the face of the brewing industry. New...
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Sterile Gas Filter Integrity Test Method for the Dairy Industry is Fast and Accurate
Any trip to the supermarket will demonstrate just how popular healthy dairy products are – products which are low in fats, salts, sugars and preservatives. This trend has driven the growth of aseptic...
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