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HOT-FILL PROCESSESING OF BEVERAGES

 

            Hot fill process for beverages is a proven and recognized method for filling of high acid foods (pH less than 4.6) that will be shelf stable at ambient temperatures.  As the name implies; hot fill process is a food processing where product is filled into the finished containers  and capped the container when they are still hot, and then cooled.  The question is; how hot is hot fill process.  In this case, “hot” is characterized by temperature that is high enough to assure that all product in the container is at or above the minimum prescribed when the closure (lid) is applied.  This is important to provide a product free from microorganisms capable of growing in it at ambient storage.  This technology is very simple; and is currently used extensively in the beverage industry.

Read More – FOODREVIEW International-Vol 1/1-2013

 

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