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DISPATCHES FROM ANUGA FOODTEC 2012

Krones spots new Asian horizons in teas blended with fruit juices and milks

By Ben Bouckley , 20-Apr-2012
Last updated on 25-Apr-2012 at 14:34 GMT2012-04-25T14:34:25Z

Krones spots new Asian horizons in teas blended with fruit juices and milks

In this exclusive video shot at Anuga FoodTec 2012, Hans Hiendl from Krones explained the principles behind the firm's Twin-Flow concept launch to BeverageDaily.com, and identified an interesting new Asian mixed-drinks trend.

Hiendl, Krones department manager, product management process technology, told Ben Bouckley that the trend towards juices and milk-based drinks with fruit pieces, which began in Asia, was something that Krones' customers in Europe were showing increased interest in.

He also hinted at a new Asian trend amongst the German firm's clients towards products comprising Asian teas, blended with either fruit juices or milks (both with fruit pieces) which was, he said, "quite demanding for process and filling technology - but we can do it with the Twin-Flow and single-flow concepts".

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