Risk Assessment: Quality Defects Due to Incorrect Sugar Concentration

Food & Beverage

To guarantee the customer a consistent taste experience, the sugar content of a soft drink, juice or other beverage has fall precisely within the specified value. Control in the production, mixture, or filling process which is not precise enough may lead to deviation sugar concentration and taste.

Possible Consequences

  • Drinks may be produced and filled with a “wrong” taste
  • The products may be further processed, filled and packed before the error is detected in the final quality control
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The Possible Damage

The entire product value of the production mayt be lost

  • Depending on the batch volume, several thousand liters of product, and value, get lost
  • Depending on the recipe, other valuable ingredients may become unusable
  • If the defect is only detected after filling, further costs for the process, packaging material etc. will be incurred

The Solution

Continuous precision inline monitoring of the sugar concentration with the IRM-11 refractometer

  • Automatic, active monitoring of the concentration with alarm signal when the value falls below a specific, preset value
  • Easy installation and setup, also retrofitting for existing plants is easily achievable