GEA VIPOLL’s ALL IN ONE monoblock filler receives two Packaging Awards of Excellence in Australia

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At its AUSPACK conference on March 27, 2019, the Australian Packaging and Processing Machinery Association (APPMA) selected the best packaging innovations and products of the year. GEA VIPOLL received the Award of Excellence for its ALL IN ONE monoblock filler in two categories: GEA’s Australian partner Foodmach had submitted the filler for the competition and received the “Best New Product Award” and the “Best Imported Equipment Award” for the ALL ON ONE which fills cans, glass and PET bottles. (more…)

Beviale Family welcomes new partner: KIBEX, South Korea

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With immediate effect, Korea International Beer Expo (KIBEX) is part of the Beviale Family. At the premiere of Korea’s first international trade fair for the beer industry towards the end of March 2019, NürnbergMesse Group and the organiser GMEG (Global MICE Experts Group) signed a cooperation agreement. Alongside SEA Brew in Bangkok, KIBEX is the second partner to the Beviale Family in Asia and the tenth event overall in NürnbergMesse’s global network for the international beverage industry. (more…)

Beviale Moscow 2019: Renewed growth and upbeat mood at Eastern Europe’s trade show for the entire beverage chain

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For the fourth time, from 19 to 21 February 2019, Beviale Moscow offered players from the Eastern European beverage industry a central platform at Moscow’s Crocus Expo. The around 6,200 trade visitors (some 5,300 in 2018) from 47 countries were in good spirits and showed a keen interest in the 164 exhibitors (146 in 2018). The trade fair for the beverage industry pursues a holistic approach and covers the entire process chain from manufacture to marketing. This year it was bigger than ever. (more…)

75% production capacity increase: Gable X meets demand for PET packaging with support from Sidel

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Gable X Cleaning Solutions Company Limited, located in Chaguanas (Trinidad and Tobago), has ordered its second blow moulding equipment from Sidel, the leading global provider of PET, can and glass solutions for liquid packaging. With the recently acquired Sidel blowing machine, the co-packer has significantly improved its production capacity, adding as much as 75% to its daily output of PET packaging. Alongside being fully equipped to meet the growing demand for PET packaged goods in the region, this choice enables Gable X to protect their competitiveness and guarantee a regular and reliable supply flow. (more…)

Technical and analytical facts of the new brewhouse of Schlossbrauerei Reckendorf: Experience is the most challenging test

Technical and analytical facts of the new brewhouse of Schlossbrauerei Reckendorf: Experience is the most challenging test
Fig. 7: 69 m2 for 120.000 hl – the OMNIUM brewhouse requires a small net area.
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With the OMNIUM brewing process development, ZIEMANN HOLVRIEKA combines century-old brewmaster knowledge with state-of-the-art high-tech equipment. The result is a brewing process designed with the highest degrees of freedom. It can be easily selected, for example, the type and time of hop addition, the grist composition, first wort concentration or boiled wort volume. In addition, it allows shorter process times and high raw material yields. OMNIUM by Ziemann was implemented for the first time in 2018 in a new brewhouse. The medium-sized Schlossbrauerei Reckendorf in Franconia took over this pioneering role. The following article provides a technological portrait of OMNIUM and includes the first practical results. (more…)

Craft brewer Gipsy Hill Brewing to accompany GEA at BeerX

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When U.K. brewers meet at BeerX in Liverpool (March 13-14, 2019), they will not only get an up-close and personal view of GEA Plug & Win separator skid at the GEA stand 141, but will also have the opportunity to speak to London-based craft brewers Gipsy Hill Brewing Company about working with this user-friendly centrifuge, where it has been in operation since 2018, delivering top performance. GEA brewing experts will be on hand to provide information on both brewing and filling solutions for craft beers in the hot and cold process. Naturally, samples of the popular Gipsy Hill beers will also be available for tasting. (more…)

Beer Business #4-2018. Kazakhstan beer market analysis

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Beer market of Kazakhstan acquired both traits of East European countries and South Eastern Asia taking a transitional position between them by many criteria and consumption style. Yet there is a positive trend in beer production which differs Kazakhstan from most of the neighboring countries. The market has remained consolidated in the hands of two international players because of its small size. However, it faces dynamic processes such as fast growth of draft beer sales, up and downs of regional companies and Carlsberg Group’s ultimate expansion. Excessive mainstream segment has declined over the recent years, yet, Zhigulevskoe and national brands with regional links have yielded their positions to a range of new products. In our review special attention was paid to regional analysis of the markets. In 14 regions of Kazakhstan we compared the companies’ positions, the market price segmentation and DIOT channel development. Besides we have compared the beer market of Kazakhstan to neighboring countries. (more…)

Mikhail Fedorov strengthens the team of ZIEMANN HOLVRIEKA

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Mikhail Fedorov is the new Sales Director for Russia and the CIS countries at ZIEMANN HOLVRIEKA GmbH, Ludwigsburg. „We are pleased that such an acknowledged expert strengthens our team from now on. Due to his many years of experience as a sales and production engineer, Fedorov has excellent knowledge of these important markets, as well as the process technology for breweries, distilleries and the production of non-alcoholic beverages,” explained Florian Schneider, Head of Sales EMEA at ZIEMANN HOLVRIEKA. (more…)