Low alcohol (<0.5% 0.5% volume of alcohol (v/v)) and alcohol-free (<0.05%v/v) wine and beer products continue to grow in popularity. Demand for these products seems mainly driven by consumer’s search for a healthier lifestyle. Demand for these products seems mainly driven by consumer’s search for a healthier lifestyle. However, in recent years, governments have made use of incentives (most commonly tax-related) and deterrents (such as tougher drink driving laws) in an effort to reduce alcohol consumption across the globe.
As higher-quality non-alcohol wine and beer products become more readily available, the market is becoming increasingly competitive and this is increasing pressure on producers to produce high-quality products.
Flavourtech’s Spinning Cone Column (SCC) and Resin Adsorption Column (RAC) technologies are the tools that enable these high-quality targets to be achieved.