Sidel increases Olympos Dairy milk shelf life by 50 per cent
Installation of a Sidel Ultra Clean line has enabled the Romanian dairy to produce ESL milk with a 45-day shelf life
Move into Romanian market
Olympos Dairy turned to Sidel to design and install a new bottling line at its facility in Brasov. The installation of the Ultra Clean production line has enabled the company to create a niche within the Romanian food market: Extended Shelf Life milk. The product has a 45-day shelf life; a 50% improvement on the existing product.
- Sidel Combi Ultra Clean production line
- Predis™ dry preform decontamination
- Capdis™ dry cap decontamination
- Possibility of 0.33L and 1.5L formats
An integrated response
The family-owned Greek business Olympos Dairy chose Romania for its first foray into foreign markets for its 'everyday' dairy products, in line with traditional Greek culture. After a detailed analysis of facilities, operations and environmental conditions, Sidel assessed Olympos' goals. Acting on Sidel's recommendations, Olympos invested in an Ultra Clean line with an integrated, blow-fill-cap solution similar to its existing production line in Trikala, Greece. This time, the line was in an Ultra Clean Combi configuration equipped with dry preform decontamination (Predis™) and cap decontamination (Capdis™).
Ultra Clean for preform and cap decontamination
The hygienic design of the Combi contributes to the food safety of the bottled food product. This is improved further when combined with dry decontamination for preforms and caps. When combined with the Predis™ system, the Sidel Combi can also offer greater freedom in bottle design, making it possible to produce lighter packages using less material in practically any shape or size.
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