Filters Deliver Beer Production Savings

Porvair Filtration Group, a world leader in filtration and separation technologies, has announced that a large European brewer has selected its Microfil™ GP filters to replace a leading competitor brand to reduce the yeast and bioburden load in the beer prior to flash pasteurisation.

The quality and performance delivered by the Porvair filters matched that of the competitor product whilst delivering considerably savings benefits.  The Microfil™ GP filter cartridges were able to be installed directly into the existing filter housing.

"The installation of Microfil™ GP filters at our clients 3-million hectolitre beer production facility in Europe demonstrates how Porvair's proprietary filter technology enables breweries to achieve the highest quality standards and improvements in operational performance while also delivering significant cost savings" said Eric Pert, Market Manager, Porvair Filtration Group, UK.

Backed by over 25 years experience in providing innovative filtration and separations solutions to the food and beverage industry, Porvair Filtration Group prides itself in being able to offer high quality, cost effective filters for all stages of the purification or separation process. Since the very start of beer production, beer spoilage, microorganisms such as wild yeasts, Lactobacillus and Pediococcus lactic acid bacteria, have posed a problem for brewers. The brewing process demands the highest standards of cleanliness for preserving the unique flavour and taste of beer. Understanding the removal of yeast and bacteria is a major factor in extending the shelf life and taste of all beers and Porvair Filtration Group membrane filters can be safely used without compromise to the quality of the finished product.

Porvair Filtration Group membrane filters are manufactured under strict quality process controls and are fully validated and technically supported by qualified scientists. Manufactured from FDA-approved media under clean room conditions, Porvair Filtration Group polymeric filter cartridges include a wide range of end adaptors to enable easy retrofitting into new or existing competitor housings and all membrane filter cartridges are 100% integrity tested during production.

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