Spotlight: Aseptic bottling the way forward for soft drinks

By Annette Farr | 4 October 2007

The growth of still soft drinks, such as juices and functional waters, presents manufacturers with a problem, as they are more susceptible to spoilage than traditional carbonated drinks. However, their increasing popularity coincides with mounting consumer suspicion of preservatives. The solution has been for soft drinks companies to invest in aseptic, cold-filling bottling equipment, as Annette Farr found out.

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The growth of still soft drinks, such as juices and functional waters, presents manufacturers with a problem, as they are more susceptible to spoilage than traditional carbonated drinks. However, their increasing popularity coincides with mounting consumer suspicion of preservatives. The solution has been for soft drinks companies to invest in aseptic, cold-filling bottling equipment, as Annette Farr found out.

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