Water and Wastewater Solutions For The Food and Beverage Industry

  1. Lessons From Nestle’s Zero Water Facility
    9/28/2015

    Under pressure to avoid using Southern California’s endangered groundwater supply, Nestlé has announced plans to convert a Modesto milk factory into a “zero water” facility capable of extracting water from the materials it manufactures and reusing it for industrial processes.

  2. Water Intense Meat Production Processes Will Have To Change
    10/15/2017

    A few years back, the Secretary of the International Farm Management Association (IFMA) announced that if the world’s population consumed food in the same manner as the citizens of the U.S., we would need 6 planet earths to keep up with demand. Now we know that the traditional diet of hamburgers, steaks and all-you-can-eat buffets across America’s heartland is slowly being diversified by a growing number of eating options, many far greener, i.e. Salad Works. 

  3. Desalination Plants Benefit From MagMeters With Unique Virtual Reference Feature
    11/15/2011
    In certain applications, conventional grounding of electromagnetic flowmeters can pose special challenges. This article illustrates those challenges and sheds light on a unique solution that is especially suitable for problematic applications, some of which are found in desalination facilities.
  4. Aeration System Eliminates Odors From Winery Wastewater Lagoons
    5/1/2017

    A California winery was having odor problems from its wastewater evaporation lagoons. The wash and wastewater from this facility contain large amounts of organic matter. The wastewater is collected and pumped to two main lagoons for evaporation, percolation, and sprinkler irrigation.

  5. 3M™ Liqui-Cel™ Membrane Contactors Provide An Easy, Flexible Solution For Managing Dissolved Oxygen In Hard Cider
    7/11/2017

    Controlling dissolved oxygen (DO) levels during beverage production is vital for ensuring consistent product quality and shelf life. This is particularly true for canning, where high DO levels can cause breakdown of the can lining, corrosion and even leaking – which in turn can result in product waste and customer dissatisfaction. In some cases, can supplier warranties have exclusions for high DO levels.

  6. Wastewater Disinfection And Energy Generation Make ‘Hot’ Couple
    2/21/2014

    When the Pasteurization Technology Group (PTG) first presented their heat-based wastewater disinfection system to a group of environmental engineers, they didn’t get the response they expected.

  7. Automatic Grape Must Demineralization Plant For Winery Lafazanis
    6/8/2017

    In 1960, the Lafazanis family built its first winery in the south of Greece. Since then, the company has established a strong international presence in the Greek market, exporting its products to 10 countries around the world. Since its inception, Lafazanis has been devoted to crafting wines of exceptional quality.

  8. Flow Meter Ensures A Smooth Running Recovery Process At Bakery Production Plant
    2/24/2016

    Employing roughly 5,000 workers in 12 countries, Vandemoortele bakery and production plant owes its success to high standards of quality, innovative production technologies, and a flair for finding economic alternatives. The latest example is the SITRANS FC430 Coriolis flow meter.

  9. Feds Take Steps To Regulate Water For Food
    4/30/2014

    Due to new rules proposed by the FDA, monitoring services and new pumps will likely be shopping-list items for food processors.

  10. BlueTech Forum Reveals Water Technology Future
    5/17/2016

    Technologies which could transform the shape of the water industry of the future will be on show at the fifth BlueTech Forum, to be held in San Francisco.