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Pepsi Facilities in China, Chile Deploy Orion Energy Systems Technology

Pepsi Facilities in China, Chile Deploy Orion Energy Systems Technology

PepsiCo International has chosen to install technology from Orion Systems Inc. at its Nanchang, China, and Santiago, Chile, facilities -- projects that will reduce energy waste and associated energy costs. The projects are the first for Orion in China and Chile. In addition to the approximately 130 Pepsi facilities in North America that Orion has completed, Orion has installed its technology in a Pepsi foods group facility in Curitiba, Brazil. Klaus Pilz of Orion's business development group, said the projects were spurred by Pepsi's environmental sustainability initiative that includes reducing its water consumption, utilizing sustainable packaging, and decreasing its energy consumption worldwide. [...more]

News, Non-Alcoholic, Production

Autralian Grape Suppliers Facing 30% Cut in Supplies

Autralian Grape Suppliers Facing 30% Cut in Supplies

The wine industry has hit a new low, as grape prices plummet. Grape suppliers to major companies Constellation, Fosters and Orlando Wines have been told they face a cut of about 30 per cent to contracts for next vintage. The change affects more than 1000 growers in inland regions, accounting for about-two thirds of Australia’s […] [...more]

News, Production, Wines

Chemical Used In Beverage Containers Banned In New York

Chemical Used In Beverage Containers Banned In New York

Two US senators have announced new legislation banning the chemical bisphenol A (BPA) from beverage containers used by children, babies and pregnant women. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand said the legislation was influenced by a recent study that showed the chemical is being used in a wide range of food and beverage packaging and is detrimental to health. According to the Epoch Times, Mr Schumer said: "This study adds to the mounting evidence that BPA is not only harmful for our children but for an overwhelming majority of Americans." [...more]

News, Production

Canadian Clear Water FZC Installs Desalination Plants in Egypt, Iraq & Oman

Canadian Clear Water FZC Installs Desalination Plants in Egypt, Iraq & Oman

Canadian Clear Water FZC, Internationally acclaimed water technology solution provider, has set up 20 Million USD desalination plants in Egypt, Oman & Iraq to serve to meet the growing demand for potable water in respective countries. The desalination plant working on cutting edge technology of Reverse Osmosis converts sea water into potable water useful for industrial and drinking water purposes. Biggest of its kind, the plants can meet the requirements of the local community. The desalination plant installed at Egypt can convert 10 MLD (Million Litre per Day) and can convert seawater into potable water skid mounted for industrial and drinking water purpose. Desalination plant at Iraq was set up as per the Government's requirement and is capable of converting 20 MLD. Installed midst of desert, 3 MLD containerized plant set up by Canadian Clear for Oman defense force is constructed in 3 pass desalination system. The plant converts the water from the desert into potable water for construction and drinking. [...more]

News, Non-Alcoholic, Production

Tetra Pak Signs Renewable Carton Packaging Deal

Tetra Pak Signs Renewable Carton Packaging Deal

Tetra Pak, a packaging and processing firm operating in more than 150 markets worldwide, has signed a deal with Braskem SA to buy high-density polyethylene (HDPE) derived entirely from renewable feedstock. The agreement with the largest Brazilian petrochemical company is the first move toward using green polyethylene n the carton packaging industry, the firms say. [...more]

News, Production

Heineken Starts Zlaty Bazant Beer Production In Belarus

Heineken Starts Zlaty Bazant Beer Production In Belarus

Heineken, a Dutch beer company, has begun the licensed production of Zlaty Bazant, a Slovakian beer, in Belarus, The company said that it has already obtained the required approvals from Heineken International and will start the licensed production of Zlaty Bazant at the Syabar unit in Bobruisk. The company owns two brewing companies in Belarus. They are Izao Syabar and OJSC Rechitsapivo, which it acquired in 2007 and 2008 respectively. [...more]

Beer, News, Production

Carlsberg to scrap brands from portfolio in Germany

Carlsberg to scrap brands from portfolio in Germany

Carlsberg , the world's fourth-biggest brewer, said it would scrap four brands in Germany and focus on the north of the country, where the market is less crowded. [...more]

Beer, News, Production

Three Brewers interested in acquiring Mexico’s FEMSA Cerveza

Three Brewers interested in acquiring Mexico’s FEMSA Cerveza

Three brewers are interested in acquiring Mexico's FEMSA Cerveza in a $7.5-billion plus auction, with SABMiller (SAB.L) seen front runner in a deal likely to be sealed in January, sources close to the situation said yesterday. Europe-based brewers SABMiller and Heineken are both keen to buy one of the last big emerging market brewers, while Japan's largest brewer, Kirin Holdings Co , has asked for details on the brewer, which was effectively put up for sale last month. [...more]

News, Production

Tilaknagar Industries Opens New Distillation Plant In Shrirampur – India

Tilaknagar Industries Opens New Distillation Plant In Shrirampur – India

Tilaknagar Industries (TI), a manufacturer of Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL), has opened a new multi-pressure distillation plant that can produce 50000 liters of extra neutral alcohol (ENA) per day. This 50 KLPD distillation plant to produce extra neutral alcohol. The company had invested INR750m for setting up this new plant in Shrirampur, Ahmednagar and for up-gradation of the existing plants. The company said that the plant is controlled by PLC (Process Logic Control) based technology. It claimed that a variety of ENA will be produced which will be utilized for the brands of TI across the country and for export requirements. [...more]

News, Production, Spirits

Sidel – Hot Filling the World’s Lightest Bottles

Sidel – Hot Filling the World’s Lightest Bottles

Less than 19 grams for 0.5 L: Sidel beats the world record for the lightweighting of hot-fillable PET bottles and designs innovative shapes thanks to the development of new technical solutions. Discover the new models Skyward™ and Curvy™. [...more]

Announcements, Production

Kirin to build new Brewery in New Zealand

Kirin to build new Brewery in New Zealand

Kirin Holdings Co. (TYO:2503) plans to invest roughly 23 billion yen to support beer production in Australia and New Zealand through Lion Nathan Ltd., which became Kirin’s wholly own unit last month. Kirin is looking to upgrade production lines at breweries in Sydney and Brisbane, and build a new brewery equipped with a warehouse in […] [...more]

News, Production

Beam Global to close Cincinnati bottling plant

Beam Global to close Cincinnati bottling plant

Beam Global Spirits & Wine says it plans to close its Cincinnati bottling plant in two years, shedding 184 jobs. The company said this week that processing at the DeKuyper Cordials plant will be moved to two plants in Frankfort, Kentucky. and Clermont, Kentucky. [...more]

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