Food and beverage processing companies have unique challenges requiring advanced food and beverage water treatment and wastewater treatment solutions. We have helped our OEM partners find the best electrochemical sensor technologies to integrate into their water treatment products. FEMSA, one of the largest bottlers in Latin America, had to increase the capacity of the clean water ro system at its Alcorta facility in Buenos Aires, but there was no room for expansion. Veolia understands this and is able to help clients meet water reduction goals and minimize their environmental impact by implementing technologies that convert wastewater effluent into water that can be reused elsewhere in the plant. Sweeteners are an important part of the global food and beverage industry. Our customized Reverse Osmosis (RO) units for steam boilers provide a return on investment in energy and chemical savings by increasing boiler feedwater quality, and our graywater and reuse systems eliminate or reduce the use of fresh water for plant operations, and even eliminate water discharge to the environment. Achieve better total organic carbon (TOC) recovery from your wastewater. Since 1993, research efforts on the NEOSEP MBR, an immersed-configuration MBR process, have focused on further optimizing both biological treatment and the separation unit (membrane) to enhance permeability, improve treated water quality, and minimize sludge production and overall treatment costs. Once used, all water leaving the plant must be treated to meet discharge limits set by state and federal regulations. We offer a wide range of membranes, adsorbents, and ion exchange resins to recover, isolate, and purify nutritional products, helping your facility achieve higher yield and consistent quality. The large volumes and challenging composition of the wastewater, combined with the increasing cost of water supply, has made efficient wastewater disposal a commercial priority for most Food & Beverage companies. Anaerobic methane and energy production are also being more commonly used in municipal waste treatment plants to provide heat and electricity. Veolia South Africa services and maintains more than 15 food and beverage water treatment plants throughout Africa. Our treatment plants are engineered to perform for an industry leading 25 years. The Amagel process is faster, uses less energy, and requires less space; and Amagel rapidly dewaters sludgy waste which promotes adaptive reuse of byproducts, helps prevent purifications, and simplifies disposal. Memthane® is an Anaerobic Membrane Bio-Reactor (AnMBR) which maximizes renewable energy production while producing superb quality effluent that can be reused or discharged directly to sewer. Smaller pore sized RO membranes are problematic because of energy requirements, and also because of the volume of wastewater produced at the same time pure water is made. The latter post-milk processing is the largest contributor to wastewater production and to the strength of the wastewater. U.S. Water can assist food and beverage facilities with understanding the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) requirements to implement a compliant water treatment and sanitation program. Our solutions diminish the overall water footprint of manufacturing plants while reducing downtime and OPEX, allowing our customers to operate more efficiently than ever before. This results in more efficient BOD and COD removal because higher MLSS concentration results in lower food to microorganism ratios, which is particularly important in the case of high-strength food and beverage processing effluents that would otherwise need an aeration tank with three or four times the volume. Veolia Water Technologies is also present in the beverage sector – working closely with breweries, so drink producers, spirit producers and distilleries. Pentair Advanced Filtration serves the Food & Beverage industry with proven technology for a wide range of applications. Each provides technological solutions for the various stages of water treatment that are required in the food & bev industry. Screening requirements can vary greatly depending on the application and poor or inadequate screening can result in ineffective wastewater treatment, discharge permit violations, equipment failure, and increased maintenance and operational costs.

Fluence is also a global leader in the design of 4SMB (four simulated moving bed) chromatography plants for the purification of fruit juices and the production of organic fructose without the use of chemical reagents. Parkson’s expertise allows us to match the appropriate systems to efficiently pass through suitable water to downstream treatment systems while removing and treating solids. Nondairy ingredients such as flavors, sugars and fruits are also involved in production, and they can contribute to the waste stream. Plants are therefore increasingly pressured to treat their own water and wastewater supplies. Arvia’s unique Nyex treatment systems are modular in nature and have been designed for ease of transport and installation inside or outside a food or beverage plant. During the reverse osmosis purification process, a semi-permeable membrane is used to remove ions and unwanted particles. Process water is likely to come into contact with food products. Whether discharging wastewater through POTW or NPDES, a company should consider its full cost of wastewater disposal when evaluating treatment and reuse. Treated wastewater never comes into contact with food. Water is a key ingredient in many foods and beverages. Producing one of the world’s most loved condiments, this facility generates wastewater with remnants of tomato and juices that contribute to high COD concentration. Whether used to cook, cool, heat, freeze, or sanitize, water is a vital resource for the Food and Beverage industry. GE Water & Process Technologies, Trevose, Pa., is eyeing that segment, as well, although much of its work to date has involved sugary streams from beverage manufacturers. The food manufacturing industry and certain water-quality stakeholders are establishing guidelines for water reuse in production. Reduce the water intake from wells or municipalities and reduce wastewater discharge costs. Pressure boosting is needed for treatments, including reverse osmosis, where water moves through a membrane at specific pressures. It is imperative to treat this wastewater before sending it on to a municipal sewage system to limit municipal surcharges imposed for exceeding limits on TSS and BOD. It relies on a steady supply of fresh, clean water, and the Food & Beverage industry requires massive amounts of it. Nearly 70% of the world’s fresh water is consumed by agricultural processes, and water shortages are now threatening the ability of Food & Beverage companies to meet the most basic needs of a growing global population. Dissolved Air Flotation Systems (DAF) are used all throughout food and beverage wastewater treatment applications because of their ability to remove total suspended solids (TSS) and particulate BOD. Efficient cooling water treatment is critical for ensuring maximized productivity and continuous operation. Parkson’s controls group can provide the technologies and services necessary to monitor, analyze, and effectively control the equipment and systems involved in nearly all water and wastewater treatment processes in order to optimize the efficiency and functionality of each application. Water is a critical resource in the food & beverage market where increasingly demanding environmental requirements have given rise to new technologies and working practices to create a more sustainable way of operating food & beverage plants. During the purge, the concentrate is discharged at the minimum pressure, rather than at maximum pressure like in traditional reverse osmosis process. Boiler feed water is used for cooking, evaporation or heating equipment used in production. Wastewater from the Food & Beverage Industry often carries a high biological load. As an example, find below some wastewater issues and Lenntech pretreatments associated to a kind of food processing. Every business in the Food & Beverage industry has its own particular water demands. Different phases of the wastewater treatment process can generate unpleasant odors that may require the use of odor control systems. Culligan systems use cost-effective historical operating data logging, remote monitoring, and telemetry to help customers monitor and trend the performance of their water treatment equipment.

Our potable water treatments, control packages, and pre-treatment equipment packages include reverse osmosis units and dealkalizers. Aqualine offers cost-effective filtration by providing superior flow rates and maximizing the performance of water treatment and purification systems, making it also very suitable as a pre-filtration solution in various industries. In the utilities section, water is used for the cooling of processes and machinery and for heat removal from the refrigeration process. As a partner of many installers, suppliers and consultants Lubron provides customised food and beverage water treatment systems for the food and beverage industry. GC Solutions assists dairies and meat processors by removing or significantly reducing concentrations of FOG, TSS, BOD, and COD in wastewater, bringing effluents to permissible levels for discharge to municipal sewage systems. Water is a necessary component of the food and beverage industry. Only the ultra pure water is capable of passing through the membrane, while the dissolved impurities, which are unable to be eliminated by conventional filtration are trapped and removed by Pure Aqua’s reverse osmosis water treatment system. The reuse of treated wastewater has become a necessity with rising incoming water costs, increasing discharge surcharges, and stringent effluent regulations. The use of our membrane processes for water treatment greatly extends the water cycle. Additionally, water softeners featuring brine reclamation technology lower wastewater discharge and chemical and energy consumption. Finding more efficient production processes through new technology are therefore business critical. Our unique technologies provide best-in-class treatment for incoming ingredient water, reduce operating costs by turning waste into a resource, and help our customers enhance their products. The plant produces treated wastewater suitable for reuse within the plant. Dairy manufacturers produce anywhere from 1-6 gallons of wastewater per gallon of raw milk input. This is often related to the discharge rather than the cost of bringing water into the plant, which is why ChemTreat has developed a full line of water treatment polymers for coagulation and flocculation to meet your effluent treatment requirements. High water and wastewater costs paired with sustainability goals make navigating water use and efficiency more than a full-time job. Lubron Process Water is designed to control production performance and achieve reliable and consistent water quality in compliance with safety and water quality standards. Many of the aforementioned treatment processes are used in vegetable and food processing wastewater. Industry examples include: meat and poultry products, dairy products, fruits and vegetables for canning and preserving, grain products, sugar and related confectionaries, fats and oils, and beverages and brewing, among others. Having a reliable stream of purified water with ensures everything from product quality and consistency to proper operation and maintenance of boilers and cooling towers. The food and beverages processing industry requires a huge amount of water. With over 100 installations in food and beverage plants, we’ve got the experience to design the right solution for your facility. Polishing refers to the extra steps taken to ensure product water meets the exact specifications for consistent product quality. DSI M&E are at the forefront of energy efficient and sustainable industrial wastewater treatment innovation in the Food & Beverage sector, helping organisations deliver operational efficiencies and protect the environment. Softening your process water will result in reduced maintenance and replacement costs of your cooling and heating equipment. UV radiation purifies the water without adding undesirable color, odor, chemicals or taste – and there are no residual byproducts. The processing plant may further trim from the product and then cook, pack or freeze, generating other waste liquids and solids. DuPont Water Solutions can help ensure a more dependable set of food and beverage characteristics, such as taste, color, and texture, through a variety of solutions.

Saltworks has successfully treated some of the most difficult wastewaters. For further information on any of our products, services or technologies, complete the enquiry form or contact us today on +27 (0) 10 040 7310 and a Veolia specialist will contact you. Regardless of whether those discussions bear fruit, food processors of all sizes can pick and choose from a wide range of solutions to a problem they wish would just go away. For over 30 years, our people have been using water treatment and innovative systems control, monitoring and improvement processes to help manufacturers, processors and retailers operate more efficiently, safely and with exacting compliance. You benefit from patented chemistry and some of the best-known and most trusted boiler water treatment technologies. We provide nitrogen removal from wastewater, using traditional nitrification and denitrification and an innovative autotrophic biological process, which does not require organic carbon. In reverse osmosis, salts and many dissolved organics are removed through a semi-permeable membrane. The treated effluent is suitable for direct reuse, or can be further treated with reverse osmosis, activated carbon filtration, or ultraviolet disinfection for the production of process and ultrapure water. Hard water can also have a negative effect on the food and beverage industry. Our innovative biomass solutions turn process waste into a resource. Bottlers use filters and other water treatment equipment to remove residual particles and standardize the water used to make soft drinks, so that soft drinks taste the same worldwide. DuBois’ thermal processing programs minimize losses due to blemishes, spotting, and rust on cooked packaging, minimizing costs while maximizing your brand value. DuBois was the first water treatment company to develop and market a line of products solely for thermal processing applications. Veolia Water Technologies has a keen sense of the needs and concerns of the agri-food world. Culligan systems produce high-quality water to leaders in the food and beverage industry. Water is at the center of this concern, as food production is the largest single consumer of water. Ozone and advanced oxidation processes (AOP) are powerful oxidation treatment technologies that generate hydroxyl radicals, the strongest oxidant used in water treatment. This combination of sodium hypochlorite and hydrogen peroxide creates a unique chemistry that has many proven operational benefits in water treatment and reuse. ALAR Engineering Corporation is a direct-manufacturer of industrial wastewater pretreatment and dewatering filter systems. Technology advancements in reverse osmosis are enabling its second generation application to challenging waters. Multiple treatment options are available for specific needs – a variety of conventional and advanced treatment processes can be configured for any facility and tailored to be fit-for-purpose depending on the application. Our general approach to wastewater purification will combine conventional physico-chemical treatment processes with advanced proven membrane technology. Although customers have commented that prices are generally high throughout the market, they are willing to incur higher costs if the quality of the product is able to match the price. Virtually any liquid can be used with this technology, so it is often found in beverage-processing plants. Our technologies provide industry-leading, long-lasting, and cost-effective solutions. H+E has project experience in the food and beverage industry over more than 35 years. There are many elements of production of fish products that generate solid and liquid wastes. Veolia’s technologies ensure that your ingredient water is produced reliably, cost effectively, and meets the highest quality standards that your operation demands. Plus, the Amagel process is capable of separating oils (brown grease) from the waste stream for adaptive reuse as biofuel. We provide solutions using both membrane and ion exchange technologies to help separate milk components and produce additional products such as cheeses, cultured milk, and whey proteins.

During food and beverage processing, water plays a vital role and assumes many forms. Food and beverage industry is one of the major contributors to the growth of all economies. Process design for each food industry application should be specific to your plant needs. Depending on the composition and contamination level, the wastewater is treated and reused as process water, or it is cleaned before being discharged into the environment or the sewage system. Veolia’s sustainable approach to water can transform waste into valuable by-products, such as fertilizer, that can be reused or sold. Multimedia and membrane filtration (including nanofiltration), activated carbon filtration and UV disinfection are used for food and beverage water treatment. However, recent headlines surrounding water quality, such as the Flint, Michigan crisis, have left processors asking questions. Screening out of organic matter can substantially reduce the BOD levels in the waste stream and enhance further food and beverage wastewater treatment processes. Water is not only a key ingredient in most food and beverage products, but it is also used for cleaning or rinsing products, sanitizing equipment, cooling systems , and packaging products. Reverse osmosis is used for highest-quality reuse water, such as high-pressure boiler feedwater or for low salt and contaminant levels. We Specialize in Food & Beverage Water Treatment Equipment Services & Maintenance Programs. Water use is a key part of almost any manufacturing process, and in the food and beverage industry can often find itself as part of the final end product. All Florida Water treatment systems generate high quality water to the top food and beverage companies in the greater Tampa, Miami, Orland and Jacksonville areas. The water treatment process, whether involving methods like reverse osmosis or UV disinfection, is essential to food and beverage processors. CCRO allows plant operations to focus their on attention on more critical matters as the systems automatically adapt to varying feed water and allow for remote control of the system if there are changes that do need to be made. Changes in water quality create variations in the food or beverages you produce, reducing your overall product quality and hurting your brand. Water is a crucial component of the food and beverage industry. We guarantee clean water production to meet the standards of the food industry. These can include continuous backwash filtration, media filtration, membrane filtration, deionization, demineralization, reverse osmosis, and chemical dosing, as well as many other specialized systems. Any wastewater that collects during the cleaning process has to be neutralized before being fed into the sewage network, thus ensuring compliance with the strict thresholds outlined in environmental regulations. The food and beverage industry is always under severe economic pressure. Wastewater is typically discharged into a collection network, to be treated by publicly owned treatment works (POTW) or under the national pollutant discharge elimination system (NPDES). More than anyone else, Veolia Water Technologies understands the importance of water in the agri-food industry Our position as a world leader in water cycle management makes us an essential contributor when dealing with industrial and public issues related to the use of water. Food and beverage processing can produce waste with numerous tough solids. From Processing Magazine, this article details the fast-growing water and wastewater treatment market for the food and beverage industry. Fluence solutions can be applied to ordinary food waste, complex biomasses, wastewater with high soluble COD concentration, sludge from slaughterhouses, fish processing plants, rendering plants, and more. The volume of wastewater can be reduced during the process by using measurement technology when discharging products from the lines. We provide solutions to help you meet environmental goals, by reducing water footprint, recovering organic by-products, improving packaging circularity and reducing carbon footprint.