Malted barley gives beer its color, malty sweet flavor, dextrins to give the beer body, protein to form a good head, and perhaps most important, the natural sugars needed for fermentation.
Butter is a water-in-oil emulsion resulting from an inversion of the cream where the milk proteins are the emulsifiers.
Cheese has been around for some 4,000 years. The oldest evidence comes from ancient Switzerland.
Cocoa beans were discovered in South American rain forests where the humid and tropical climate mixed with elevated rainfall created the perfect place for cocoa trees to grow.
Coffee grown worldwide can trace its heritage back centuries to the ancient coffee forests on the Ethiopian plateau.
The global soft drink industry’s top four producers are estimated to account for 39.10% of industry capacity in 2015 with production facilities located around the world.
The global fruit and vegetable juices market was valued at $154 billion (£123bn) in 2016 and is expected to grow.
The first evidence of dairy consumption dates back over six thousand years and today dairy products are enjoyed all over the world.
Distillery processes are well-suited for NIR analysis from the unloading of raw materials to the final bottling.
World wine production in 2018, excluding must and juice, was a record harvest of 292.3 million hectolitres.
Although yogurt has been around for many years, it has only become popular within the last thirty to forty years. The surge in yogurt popularity has led to the introduction of many types of yogurt.