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Brut IPA: The new discovery of creative brewers.

Brut IPA: Bone-dry beers are the next big thing

Creative brewers are always sniffing around for new inspiration when it comes to aroma and distinctive ingredients. Their latest discovery goes by the name of Brut IPA (India Pale Ale), which is brewed with special enzymes or yeast to give it a true champagne-like character. You’d be hard-pressed to find a style of beer more varied than India Pale Ale:...

The India Pale Ale Chamamè

Chamamè IPA: One beer brings two countries together

When you hear the words “Germany meets Argentina” you might instinctively think they refer to a thrilling encounter in the FIFA World Cup. But no, the India Pale Ale Chamamè IPA combines German hops, Argentinian citrus fruits and an international passion for great beer. The idea behind it was brewed up by Eber Andriuolo, head brewer at Lindenberg in Argentina,...

Sparkling Wines Market

Sparkling wines – A changing market

Consumption of sparkling wines is booming worldwide. They now account for some ten percent of total global wine sales – with no end to the boom in sight. The trend looks even more impressive in terms of numbers: In recent years, sales of sparkling wine have grown to approximately 2.5 billion liters of the approximately 25 billion liters of wine...

Valve technology in a facility

Valve technology in food production

Valve technology must ensure food safety and save resources. At almost every trade fair, the companies showcase their new developments and improvements. In actual fact, valve manufacturers seem to be among the most innovative in the systems and components industry. Technology can almost always be improved: Newly available materials, designs that are more fit-for-purpose thanks to modern simulation techniques, or...

Beverage

Trends: The non-alcoholic beverage industry in 2038

The trends forecast by market research companies for the non-alcoholic beverage industry for 2019 are not all that surprising. Nevertheless, it is worthwhile to remember that these are trends that the industry has been experiencing for some time, although, admittedly, with varying degrees of intensity and change. In other words, these are trends that have a tendency to strengthen and...

Marketing: Beverage industry trends set to take shape in 2019

Marketing: Beverage industry trends set to take shape in 2019

Tools and technologies are transforming just as rapidly as customer requirements and needs. In the process, trends and hype appear to be very similar. But in marketing the trick is to hop aboard the right train and focus precisely on key developments in the marketing department’s own company. Which trends will be critical for marketing efforts in the beverage industry...

New pilsner generation makes a splash

New pilsner generation makes a splash

Brewers intend to reverse declining pilsner sales by offering a variety of individual tastes. To attract new target groups, international producers have entered the game and are bringing out new interpretations of the bottom-fermented brew, which uses different combinations of hops and malt. A new pilsner generation is bubbling up in the brew kettle.

Winegrowing technique saved by innovation

Winegrowing technique saved by innovation

For many years, if you wanted to grow wine on steep slopes, you had to do everything by hand without the help of machines. After all, there were no machines that could effectively cultivate this type of land in terms of keeping competing plant growth at bay or applying fertilizer.

Production planning – squaring the circle

Production planning – squaring the circle

The “right” production-planning system (PPS) can create a sharp competitive edge for production companies. It has a direct impact on delivery capacity, inventory levels and production costs. During times in which retailers and processors have a pretty good idea about what a product may “cost,” savings of 0.01 of a cent become a clear strategic yardstick.

Plastic, the sustainable packaging – innovative solutions unwrap a competitive boost

Plastic, the sustainable packaging – innovative solutions unwrap a competitive boost

More and more consumers have been leaning harder toward sustainability in their purchasing decisions. The trend is unstoppable, and one that producers of nonalcoholic beverages and their suppliers will have to adapt to if they want to maintain or expand their market shares. One aspect of this business that consumers are paying more attention to is beverage packaging. And the...