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Food And Beverage Industry Applications

 

Delivering ingredient water and waste to resource services in the food and beverage industry. Naturally, we also deliver FDA and NSF approved treatment products. Responsible industrial wastewater management makes the difference between regulatory compliance and non-compliance. Drinking water production by retaining Natural Organic Matter (NOM) without coagulation and with minimal retention of hardness ions (calcium and magnesium). Industries including poultry and meat processing, dairy products and oil production generate high-strength wastes. Quality boiler feedwater requires more than chemical treatments. DuBois is a leading provider of chemical solutions not only for Water Treatment in food plants, but for Cleaning and Sanitation as well. All Florida Water Treatment systems are designed to help reduce restaurant costs, decrease the use of detergents and chemicals and can enhance total equipment efficiency and life. At Grünbeck, we also pursue an integrated approach in water treatment for the food and beverage industry, which includes both ecological and economic aspects. Veolia Water Technologies has more than 1,000 reference projects in the agri-food industry. Replacement for delivered bleach and other biocides in most municipal wastewater application. The breadth of experience of Veolia Water Technologies secures and sanitises automatic water treatment plant treatment plant water as well as water used in cooling towers. Many food and beverage processors turn to ALAR’s sludge dewatering equipment as an alternative to expensive liquid waste hauling. At the same time, with the increasing expense of infrastructure support for water and wastewater service delivery, there’s increasing pressure on the municipality to cover its real costs of operation. Although not the most water-intensive industry, it is one of its first users and water quality is a crucial issue for this sector – water purity must be at the right level so as not to alter the characteristics of the food products. As important as food and beverage wastewater treatment is to your production process, it should not be a distraction from your core business of producing high-quality foods or beverages. Reuse wastewater for process cleaning purposes and reuse process water from pasteurization lines and cooling water towers. SAMCO has worked with a range of companies in the food and beverage industry—from juice manufacturers, dairy facilities, and meat packing plants, to breweries, wineries, and everything in-between. From creating safe and consistent ingredient water to treating wastewater prior to reuse or discharge, Veolia Water Technologies South Africa (Veolia) is experienced in water treatment for the food industry and water treatment in the beverage industry. In addition to biological and disinfection techniques, other advanced treatments are used either separately or in conjunction to fulfill wastewater discharge requirements. In response, many members of the brewing industry, especially craft breweries, are evaluating water management and beginning to realize pre-treatment of effluent can be just as important as managing water intake and usage. Almost all wastewater treatment produces residual solids during the treatment process and that sludge needs to be dewatered and reduced as much as possible before disposal. Wastes from eviscerating and butchering are collected, dried or screened and used as byproducts. In 2007, Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies launched a mobile wastewater treatment unit for its NEOSEP immersed MBR technology. ALAR provides the food and beverage industry access to equipment capable of managing pH levels as well as removal of solids and emulsified oil & grease. In industrial applications, water travels a long path, from extraction of the raw or fresh water at the source, to the various production processes and then either directly or indirectly to the discharge point. Veolia Water Technologies’ solutions ensure efficient and compliant treatments. Our wastewater treatment experts will conduct an extensive plant survey to understand your equipment and regulatory restrictions while working as an extension of your team to establish an integrated treatment plan for your facility to increase efficiency and minimize operational costs.

Commercial technologies for wastewater treatment in reuse applications include 1) conventional treatment to remove solids, and adjust pH and chlorine levels, or 2) advanced processes that filter and oxidize water, delivering higher quality. In-plant recycling can also be employed since water is in demand for not only processing steps, but also for cleaning equipment, facilities and floors. Effectively treating this wastewater is often difficult, for reasons numerous and varied. Among water-treatment companies with a food and beverage focus, the most common anaerobic installations are dairy operations — fluid milk, cheese, ice cream, yogurt, etc. Cities worldwide are turning to GE’s drinking water treatment solutions to help optimize resources and provide high-purity water to their residents. It must be treated to levels that will not damage receiving waters due to excessive nutrients or oxygen demand when directly discharged or will not disrupt publicly owned treatment works (POTWs) when discharged to sewers. The typical allocation of water used in each process varies by industry, from about 60-65% for processing uses in the meat & poultry industry to about 15-20% for the sugar processing industry. Many conventional wastewater systems which operate on the basis of activated sludge treatment, therefore, can not handle such a large and sudden variations in BOD, COD and nutrients. These systems can treat incoming water in addition to be fed by recycled water from the wastewater treatment systems to minimize discharge and decrease overall water usage. The wastewater from food & beverage plants often contains high concentrations of biochemical oxygen demand (BOD), chemical oxygen demand (COD), suspended solids (TSS), fats, oils and nutrients in varying concentrations. ChemTreat has been instrumental in helping food processing facilities across the country reduce water consumption through specific process changes and improvements. ALAR Engineering Corporation provides the Food and Beverage industry with a full line of wastewater pretreatment, chemical and mechanical dewatering filter solutions. GC Solutions Amagel technology can improve any brewery’s water and waste material management. Over 25 years experience in designing Food & Beverage Wastewater Treatment systems. We design and manage innovative solutions for a wide range of water and wastewater treatment applications. In a world where water is an increasingly precious resource, accurate and appropriate treatment and conservation of water is increasingly complex and imperative, SEKO’s expertise delivers solutions suitable for the whole water cycle for human or industrial use while our engineers and researchers have developed products and accessories to meet and exceed the ruling national or international standards, where applicable, and supporting the major players finding the right integrated solution for their pumping needs. Agricultural waste, manure and digestate and biogas processing. Water treatment technologies compliant with the most stringent disinfection and water purification specifications; ensure the production of safe water. Unlimited Flexibility and Adaptivness – Recovery, cross flow and flux are all interconnected in traditional reverse osmosis, but completely independent in Desalitech systems. Water can be used at various stages of the process directly in contact with food, from pre-washing of product, as a transfer medium such as flume water, makeup and dilution of product batches, washing down and transport of waste from the process. Recycling where food contact is involved is more problematic between processes because different contaminants may be contributed. Management of health risks and prevention of Legionella though our preventive solutions and Hydrex treatment programs secure water treatment plants and cooling towers. When designing a process water system, Lubron takes into account all aspects of end-use such as: quality requirements, applicable laws and regulations, energy efficiency, maintenance and operating costs. This wastewater is typically treated using standard biological processes that include liquid chemicals, which are both toxic and expensive.

Our integrated approach includes water purification equipment, pathogen and foam control, culinary steam and sanitation to provide facilities with confidence that water and process systems will meet and exceed quality assurance specifications. Over time, any equipment that comes into contact with poor quality water can be damaged or destroyed due to corrosion or sediment build-up. WCS Group provides critical system expertise for Water, Energy, Hygiene and Air systems to the Food and Beverage industry. The correct food and beverage water treatment system reduces production, maintenance and energy costs by minimising the effects of scaling and corrosion on your equipment, and maximising the potential for water-recycling. The same system can deal with completely different water treatment applications and behave completely differently for each – it can treat city water in the morning, reuse waste streams in the afternoon, and act as a second pass ultrapure system in the evening. Find out how our water treatment systems may apply to your needs and significantly benefit your results. Some poultry plants may process 2 million birds per week, so they are large-scale waste generators. Clarified water flows out of the DAF unit onto further processing or for discharge. In-process screening is utilized in many food and beverage applications for sorting, sizing, washing, and dewatering. According to the Brewers Association, the average American brewery requires seven barrels of water to produce one barrel of beer; and 70% of the intake volume is discharged to sewer systems as effluent. Biothane® high-rate anaerobic reactors are Veolia’s leading technology for the treatment of high-strength wastewater, with the benefit of green energy production. Mar Cor offers a complete line of pretreatment equipment designed to accompany our Life Science water purification systems. Parkson offers several screening and solids recovery systems including in-channel and rotating or wedgewire screens, washing and dewatering technologies, and complete turnkey headwork system solutions. Water softeners and reverse osmosis are perfect for creating pure, potable water. Mar Cor Purification is a leading provider of beverage water treatment systems and services. Both processes convert the nitrogen into gaseous nitrogen without using acids or other chemicals and without generating any by-products. Because a brewery has different water needs than a snack foods manufacturer, GE has built a water treatment portfolio to target specific challenges like production uptime, foam control, and cleaning regulation. By reducing source-water requirements, any food & beverage company lessens its environmental impact. With a bachelor’s degree in environmental science from the UK’s Lancaster University, Barker has spent over five years analyzing the markets for technologies, plants and services within the water and wastewater industries sector. Especially where regulatory standards vary & the need for treatment is so diverse, experience and exposure to many different processes & applications simply has no substitute. Not only can the quality be improved by improving the quality of water used in production, but it can also be enhanced through technologies that address, for example, concentration and purification. Wastewater Installations of food and beverage manufacturers are continuously challenged by changing conditions caused by high peaks in amount and concentration of wastewater. These projects treated various waste streams to meet discharge regulations, reuse requirements or selective recoveries. Veolia Water Technologies helps our customers reduce their environmental impact and costs. Parkson can provide equipment, systems and fully operated system solutions to meet your water treatment needs which help you meet process requirements and discharge regulations, increase efficiency and reduce capital and operating costs. We do this by providing clean water & wastewater treatment solutions. These products are often extracted from whole foods such as green tea or fruit, or sometimes generated by fermentation.

Some products demand a water quality that cannot be met with standard potable water. A vast majority is required by the food and beverage industry. Wastewater pollution load depends on the type of product being processed, the process and the equipment used, while the common characteristic is the strong organic content. When it comes to treating wastewater for manufacturing, there is no one size fits all”. Our teams use our technologies to build water treatment systems that are adapted precisely to the individual needs of companies such as breweries, food producers and juice and mineral water suppliers, which all surpass, often considerably, the hygiene- and technology-related rules for water use in the industry. Food Manufacturer predicts that through proper management and the installation of water recycling and treatment facilities, businesses could save over 2000% on their water bills every year. We can improve production processes from the inside out to support sustainable development in decades to come. Water is a very necessary and integral part of food and beverage processing. MIOX provides advanced chemical solutions to the food and beverage industry for all water treatment applications including source water treatment, surface or groundwater, process water treatment, cooling towers on the facility, clean in place (CIP) for syrups and raw sugars and bottle and surface sanitization. In food processing applications, water is used as an ingredient, an initial and intermediate cleaning source, an efficient transportation conveyor of raw materials, or the principal agent for sanitizing plant machinery and work areas. These limits are intended to match the wastewater characteristics of what is being produced. This process can remove both chemicals and bacteria , resulting in potable water safe for food and beverage production. These breakthrough benefits encompass myriad performance metrics, from the reduction of ever-growing municipal surcharges, through the provision of enhanced rural treatment and a greater opportunity for energy production (with harvested organic material). They are ideal for transferring abrasive or aggressive waste away from production and metering the harsh and aggressive chemicals used in water treatment. Specifically suited for large-scale (>10 mld) municipal or industrial water polishing for drinking water production or reuse. Berghof Membranes offers a complete line of membrane solutions for the food & beverage industry. Biological treatment : helps upgrade the quality of beverage and food industry effluent being released into the environment and a major component in water recycling from high organic load wastewater. With the cost of water constantly rising, DuBois’ focus on water minimization programs, in cooling, boiler, and wastewater treatment, can help to further minimize costs and help your plant be more environmentally friendly. Most food processors are more interested in staying within the COD, BOD, phosphorous, nitrogen and TSS discharge limits set by municipalities and regulatory authorities. Mar Cor Purification can help these companies maintain profits by meeting water production requirements, as well as, controlling capital and operating expenses. To do this effectively, the food and beverage processing industry has to manage every aspect of water usage. This fact is reflected to the wastewater treatment technology employed which, in most of the cases, is biological with special attention to the application of the anaerobic digestion process. Ecosphere’s patented Ozonix® wastewater treatment technology is a cost-effective, chemical-free solution for the treatment and reuse of the large amounts of wastewater generated from Food & Beverage operations. Veolia provides a number of technologies for treating water used in the beverage and food industries. Overtreating your wastewater system can result in excessive chemical costs, and inefficient facility operations can lead to costly surcharges or fines. With ReFlex systems, recovery is determined by the frequency of the purge steps that are controlled by the operating software, and not by the mechanical design and the number of stages like in a traditional reverse osmosis system.

The proprietary immersed MBR technology has proven to be an effective solution for a variety of wastewater treatment applications. Treating water is only the first step to ensuring wastewater is recycled and reused efficiently and effectively within a plant. Beverage production starts with a source of ultrapure water. Wastewater plants at food and beverage manufacturing facilities are constantly challenged by changes in influent conditions caused by load shocks; temperature changes; increases in production; changes in manufacturing operations; spills; washwater surges; operation malfunction; and limited equalization capacity. The water used in the food and beverage industry influences end-product quality as well as compliance with Health and Safety and Environmental regulatory standards. Our technologies guarantee additional water production to supply the boilers and cooling towers. The high peaks in the wastewater from food and beverage plants ensure that the treatment of the wastewater is very complex. As a heavily regulated industry, water usage in the food and beverage sector is naturally high. Water provision may involve connection to a municipal system; extraction from the local natural water supply, such as a ground well; or reclamation from process-facility wastewater via reuse treatment, lowering fresh-water requirements. We produce the exact quality and quantity of water that customers need to manufacture their products. These processes are cooling water, process water, boiler feed water and process wastewater. Fluence has more than 30 years of experience in delivering water, wastewater, and waste-to-energy projects to the food and beverage industry across the globe. Such demands go hand in hand with the most critical needs for legislative conformance, particularly within the wastewater treatment sector, which is fundamentally driven by intentions to meet minimum requirements. Once a beverage company has a large sample of purified water, a “blank slate”, if you will, to work with, they typically begin adding their own unique mixtures of minerals, metals, carbon dioxide (the “fizz” in soda), sugars, syrups, and food coloring to create the soft drinks that we know and love. While most of Spartan’s ozone generators can be adapted for food and beverage applications, several of the systems have been specifically designed with these applications in mind. With increasing droughts and other water-related anomalies, water reuse must be front and center for food & beverage plants bent on sustainability and a secure water supply. For example, in 2012, the EPA released a document outlining state and federal water reuse guidelines for all industries, including food and beverage processing. Seemingly modest water savings can add up to impressive cost reductions, as can efficient wastewater treatment and full regulatory compliance. Fluence offers a wide variety of wastewater treatment solutions to food and beverage customers, including anaerobic digestion (waste-to-energy), membrane bioreactors, moving bed bioreactors, aerobic and anaerobic systems, and nitrification-denitrification. The wastewater can be analyzed either on-site or in the lab. In addition to being a constituent of products, the water is a convenient, clean, relatively inexpensive resource, as well as an essential method for conducting cleanups and other production needs. Anaerobic treatment technologies offer a dual benefit for food and beverage facilities. The food and beverage industry has a fundamental interest in wastewater management due to water’s essential function in food and beverage processing, and due to the high-volumes of water used throughout production. In the U.S., publicly owned facilities are the business of local governments or municipalities, and treat domestic sewage, not industrial wastewater. Food and beverage water treatment systems, solutions, chemicals and technologies from Veolia enable a re-usable water supply, reduce production costs and conform to good environmental practices. Choosing the appropriate pretreatment system can drastically improve the function and capacity of downstream wastewater treatment systems and help to improve overall plant efficiency.

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