Processing Food and Beverage While Saving the Planet

Consumers are driving more Food and Beverage (F&B) companies to adopt sustainable practices for their entire supply chain, from how the ingredients are grown to the disposal methods of the packaging. The Harvard Business Review reported in 2019 that 71% of consumers are actively buying more environmentally friendly products than they did five years before. And nowhere is that more prevalent than in F&B as consumers correlate their own food choices with environmental sustainability.

G&D Chillers Case Study

The chilled brewery heartbeat

Breweries are known to proudly display rows of shining brew kettles, pipes and fermentation tanks that transform malt, hops and yeast into IPAs, stouts and pilsners. Over the years, the equipment used to mash, lauter, boil and ferment secret beer recipes has grown in sophistication.

Process Fundamentals Repairing Pump Leaks

Common Causes of Centrifugal Pump Leaks

Hygienic centrifugal pumps are universal in food & beverage and they vary widely depending on the application and the product characteristics. One thing they have in common is that over time they may leak. There are numerous causes of pump leaks but with the right tools and spare parts most leaks can be repaired by onsite personnel.