Carbonated Soft Drinks: Formulation and Manufacture
September 2006, Wiley-Blackwell
This book provides an overview of carbonated soft drinks production in the early part of the twenty first century, presenting the latest information on carbonation and filling methods. There are also chapters on bottle design, can making, general packaging considerations, production and distribution. A final chapter deals with quality assurance, and environmental and legislative issues. Detailed references provide opportunity for further reading in more specialised areas. The book is aimed at graduates in food science, chemistry, microbiology and engineering who are considering a career in the soft drinks industry, as well as technical staff already employed within the industry and associated suppliers.
1. Introduction (Bob Hargitt).
2. Water treatment (Walter Tatlock).
3. Ingredients and formulation of carbonated soft drinks (Barry Taylor).
4. Syrup preparation and syrup room operations (John Horman).
5. Carbon dioxide, carbonation and the principles of filling technology (David P. Steen).
6. Filling Systems (Andrew Wilson and John Medling).
7. Bottle design, manufacture and related packaging (David Syrett).
8. Secondary packaging (David Rose).
9. Production System (David P. Steen).
10. Production planning and distribution (Philip A. Wood).
11. Quality, environment and food safety systems (Ray D. Helliwell).
Dr Philip Ashurst, Ashurst and Associates, Consulting Chemists to the Food Industry, Hereford, UK
covers the latest developments in the rapidly-developing
technology, including the latest information on carbonation and
includes a chapter on the increasingly important subject of production planning and distribution