Water treatment and water management as key themes at drinktec 2013 – Focus on water recycling

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No water, no drink

Water treatment and water management will be key themes at drinktec 2013 in Munich, between September 16 and 20, 2013. Increasingly the subject of water recycling is coming under scrutiny. All the major international brewing and soft drinks groups have long since formulated ambitious goals for reducing their ‘water footprint’, none of which would be achievable without in-company water recycling. What technological developments are the machine manufacturers offering? The place to find out just that and to review all the solutions is at drinktec 2013, the World?s Leading Trade Fair for the Beverage and Liquid Food Industry. (more…)

Pentair receives additional BMF order from Cerveceria Nacional

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Pentair Beverage Systems has delivered a Beer Membrane Filtration (BMF) System to SABMiller subsidiary Cerveceria Nacional in Guayaquil, Ecuador that replaces the brewery’s diatomaceous earth (DE) filter. Following the successful implementation of Pentair’s BMF technology at the Quito production site, it is the second Cerveceria Nacional brewery in Equador to switch from DE to BMF. (more…)

SABMiller China Venture to Pay $851 Million for Brewery

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SABMiller Plc (SAB)’s joint venture in China agreed to pay HK$6.6 billion ($851 million) for beermaking assets from Kingway (124) Brewery Holdings Ltd. to boost its share of the world’s biggest market for the beverage. (more…)

Diageo Completes Beer Business Deal

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London-based Diageo Plc. (DEO) has completed its joint venture with India’s largest spirits company United Spirits Limited, to own United National Breweries’ traditional sorghum beer business in South Africa. (more…)