Food & Beverage

UNICER bottling company, Portugal

UNICER bottling company, Portugal

Unicer is the largest Portuguese exporter of beer – an operation that has already reached more than 50 countries, mainly through Super Bock, which is the bestselling Portuguese beer in the world. With almost a century of experience, Unicer Bebidas produces around 700 million litres annually, of which 400 million litres is beer. Environmental concerns and cost reduction were key elements in the company’s decision to focus on energy consumption. The bottling plant in Porto was experiencing high summer temperatures,…

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Heineken – Sevilla, Spain

Heineken – Sevilla, Spain

Heineken, fourth largest beer brewing company in the world, has chosen evaporative cooling to cool the production area in Seville (Spain), reducing the energetic consumption of more than 80%. Heineken España S.A. chose Breezair evaporative cooling system to cool the production area in Seville, preferring this eco-friendly solution, rather than traditional air conditioning systems. In fact, Breezair can reach the optimal temperature inside warehouses and industry plants, with a reduced electric consumption and without the use of chemical refrigerants. Before…

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Pepsico – Matutano – Lisbon, Portugal

Pepsico – Matutano – Lisbon, Portugal

Pepsico is a world leader in convenient snacks, foods and beverages with revenues of more than $60 billion and over 285,000 employees. With temperatures often reaching 30°C – 35°C (86°F-95°F) and sometimes up to 40°C (104°F), Pepsico’s Matutano plant in Lisbon, Portugal, required a cooling solution that not only performed under these conditions, but also met its low energy consumption criteria. The Lisbon plant was previously air conditioned with conventional chillers. Due to the poor efficiency and cost of operating…

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Granarolo – Modena, Italy

Granarolo – Modena, Italy

Evaporative conditioning system for a big food company Granarolo is one of the main food groups in Italy (the third player in Italy in GDO) and a leading company in the national dairy industry. The industrial plant in Soliera (Modena-Italy), with its 5000 square meters distributed in three different spaces, was experiencing high temperatures in the summer months in June and July, forcing the over 150 workers to leave the factory for a while every two or three hours to…

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