Acta Univ. Agric. Silvic. Mendelianae Brun. 2011, 59, 189-198
Published online 2014-03-16

Experiences with preventive procedures application in the process of beer production in Czech Republic

Jana Kotovicová, František Toman, Magdalena Vaverková

Ústav aplikované a krajinné ekologie, Mendelova univerzita v Brně, Zemědělská 1, 613 00 Brno, Česká republika

Food-processing industry is an intriguing field regarding prevention procedures application. All food-processing operations have common fundamental spheres of problems – wastewater polluted by organic substances, solid waste of biological origin and losses during source material processing. Beer production process is a representative of food-processing sphere. The brewing industry has an ancient tradition and is still a dynamic sector open to new developments in technology and scientific progress. A case study of beer production in Czech Republic has been performed. During the work on the project, there were utilized methodical procedures of Cleaner Production, best available technologies (BAT) utilization and hazard analysis critical control points (HACCP), optimization of final technology operation.


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