A Guide to Carbonating Beverages at Small Scale
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Song, Xuwei, Nicholas Wendrick, Charles Sims, and Andrew MacIntosh. 2020. “A Guide to Carbonating Beverages at Small Scale”. EDIS 2020 (5). https://doi.org/10.32473/edis-fs379-2020.


The objective of this new 5-page guide is to provide information on how to successfully carbonate beverages on a small scale. Included is information on the benefits of carbonation, common carbonation levels, pros and cons of different carbonation methods, standard procedures to achieve a specific carbonation level, and economic considerations for manufacturers. Written by Xuwei Song, Nicholas Wendrick, Charles A. Sims, and Andrew MacIntosh, and published by the UF/IFAS Food Science and Human Nutrition Department.

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