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LEED Certification aims for energy efficiency, cost savings

Hilmar Cheese Co. achieves LEED Platinum certification

The beverage industry alone consumed 76 trillion British thermal units (BTUs) of energy in 2010, according to the most recent data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration.


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R&D News: May 2014

Beverage ingredient companies invest to expand product offerings

Frutarom Switzerland Ltd.’s Health Business Unit announced its expansion into the omega-3 market with a line of high-quality and deodorized DHA and EPA marine-sourced omega-3 ingredients designed for a variety of food and beverage applications and dietary supplements.


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Ninkasi Brewing Co. opens expanded brewery

Eugene, Ore., facility includes sustainable equipment, hop filter

After three years of planning, Ninkasi Brewing Co. opened its expanded Eugene, Ore., brewery and brewed its first batch of beer in the facility in late March. The brewery worked with ecoReal Solutions, Portland, Ore., to add numerous sustainability features to the brewery, setting it on the path to reach Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification from the U.S. Green Building Council, the company says.


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Swire Coca-Cola USA expands Utah, Idaho facilities

Bottler of the year automates for the future

Accumulating 130 additional SKUs within the last five years to reach nearly 500 total SKUs, Beverage Industry Bottler of the Year Swire Coca-Cola USA was pressed to find a warehousing solution to accommodate this proliferation.


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Swire Coca-Cola highlights sustainable projects

Bottler’s Draper, Utah, facility earns LEED Silver certification

In order to help give back to the communities in which it operates, Swire Coca-Cola USA, Draper, Utah, partnered with several organizations to aid in the safe return of water to the areas.


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Synergy Flavors opens new headquarters

R&D company opens new facility in Wauconda, Ill.

Synergy Flavors formally opened its new headquarters in Wauconda, Ill., on Oct. 4. President and Chief Executive Officer Roderick W. Sowders, who officiated at the opening ceremony, explained that the company’s investment in the facility was needed to support its customers and continued growth.


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Flavorchem opens new facility

Flavorchem Corp. opened a new LEED-certified liquid production facility at its headquarters in Downers Grove, Ill. With the new 44,000-square-foot facility, Flavorchem’s facilities now total 215,000 square feet. In addition to its state-of-the-art production facility, Flavorchem now has a larger, more dedicated area for its quality control and regulatory departments as well as a better-equipped training facility for its employees, the company says.
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Facilities go beyond green

As Kermit the Frog once sang, “It’s not easy being green.” Although he was not referring to environmental friendliness, being green is not any easier when Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification is the goal. 


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Integrating LEED in design

Lighting solution suits environment, offers energy savings
Attaining Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification is a goal for most owners facing a major construction project. An internationally recognized green building certification system developed by the U.S. Green Building Council, LEED advances sustainable building and development practices through a rating system that recognizes strategies for environmental and sustainable performance. For food and beverage facilities, however, LEED certification presents challenges.
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New Nestle facility creates greater opportunities

Nestle’s Anderson, Ind., plant manufactures only ready-to-drink Nesquik and liquid Coffee Mate non-dairy creamer, but led to a new route-to-market for its entire beverage portfolio.

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Dinner with Tequila Don Julio

Diageo is taking its Tequila Don Julio brand on the road this summer with a rolling Airstream Speakeasy mobile craft cocktail bar. The team stopped in Chicago on July 29 to share some specialty tequila cocktails paired with food from Chicago restaurants Honey Butter Fried Chicken and The Radler as well as dessert venues Black Dog Gelato and Baker Miller. (Photos by Jennifer Haderspeck)

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The Path to New Product Success: Navigating the latest trends for new beverage development

By attending this webinar, you will learn about the top trends and how they fit into the CPG market, which channels are influencing new products and technology, how Packaging fits into your product development, and ways you can use innovation to increase sales.

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Gert van Manen, president of iTi Tropicals Inc., shares his insights on the U.S. coconut water market. Citing research from Krueger Food Laboratories, he also supplies information highlighting the difference between products that declare their added sugars and those that do not.

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2014 September

The September 2014 Beverage Industry includes a cover story on our Wholesaler of the Year, The Odom Corp., as well as articles about single-cup and iced coffees, cconvenience store growth, vegetable flavors, and more. Check it out today!

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Cleaning-in-Place: Dairy, Food and Beverage Operations, 3rd Edition

This book addresses the principles of cleaning operations, water supply issues and the science of detergents and disinfectants.

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