Tagged: Water

A spicey beverage next to herbs and spices

Drinking herbs and spices: Turmeric, basil and lavender create a real taste sensation

Herbs and spices can be found in practically every kitchen. After all, there are many dishes that benefit from their unmistakable and delicious flavor. And over the centuries, herbs and spices have been used as cures in traditional medicine. Because they’re such commonly used ingredients, it’s surprising that they haven’t made their way into the products produced by the non-alcoholic...

Lots of plastic bottles

Plastics: Where do bottles end up?

“If we don’t change the way we produce and use plastics, there will be more plastics than fish in our oceans by 2050,” warns Frans Timmermans, First Vice-President and EU Commissioner for Better Regulation, Interinstitutional Relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights in the Juncker Commission.

Turning wastewater back into water

Themed Week Process Optimization: Turning wastewater back into water

Last year, German dairy farms processed 31.5 million tons of milk. According to recent findings by the Hannover University of Applied Sciences, a third of this amount could be recovered directly from different processing stages, winning back water for production, cleaning or processing. The focus now is on vapors from milk and dairy evaporation processes, as well as on permeating...

Packaging opens up opportunities

Themed Week Flexibility: Think outside the box and stay on the ball – packaging opens up opportunities

Every single day, billions of people around the world buy consumer goods and food. The majority of these purchases come in some form of packaging. Beyond protecting its contents, packaging has also come to be an important tool for marketing and branding, given its important function of conveying messages to the consumers. Even when it comes to soft drinks, a...

Erfrischungsgetränke

Themed week Flavor variety: Niche Success on the Agenda for Soft Drinks Too

In Germany, consumption of soft drinks is currently on a slight downward trend. Globally, however, the trend is somewhat different: Although per capita consumption of carbonated soft drinks is evidently decreasing in Europe, North and Latin America and Australasia, it is (according to GlobalData) on a slight upward trend in Asia and even experiencing a major upturn in the Middle...

Rose Diamond Water

Themed Week Resources: Not all water is alike

Water is the most important raw material in the world and continues to increase in significance in various parts of the beverage industry. Industry insiders and gourmets have known one thing for a long time: Not all water is alike. But in many cases, consumers hardly notice differences between the many bottled waters. They want to drink water more often,...