To provide a platform for information transfer and innovative technology as it relates to beverage products that are dispensed via fountain or other retail and marketing equipment and promoted through on-premise and retail operations.
The objectives / goals of the committee include:
This committee will strive to include all value team participants. This group will be represented by:
To that end, here are the latest activities of the Retail Equipment and Fountain Technology Technical Committee.
The Retail Equipment and Fountain Technology Technical Committee will present the latest technology and innovations at the BevTech® 2021 virtual meeting. Click here to view the committee meeting agenda as part of the larger agenda, also available through Whova for registered attendees. The Retail Equipment and Fountain Technology Technical Committee meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 12, 2021. The theme of this year's BevTech is Trends and Innovations in Challenging Times.
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The objectives / goals of the committee include: This subcommittee coordinates the development of education modules and seminar speakers as needed.The Subcommittee Chair position for this committee is open. If you are interested in the position, please contact the ISBT office at for more information.
The Retail Equipment and Fountain Technology Technical Committee worked with the Beverage Institute by ISBT® and The Packaging School to develop the following courses:
The Sanitation for Fountain Beverages course addresses the protocols and procedures to ensure safe and high-quality delivery of fountain dispensed ice and beverages consumed by millions of consumers globally. This course allows for a better understanding of sanitizing solution options, beverage dispenser cleaning, ice container cleaning, flushing syrup lines, and proper material handling.
The Fundamentals of Beverage Technology is a self-paced, interactive session providing a technical overview of the beverage industry. It covers the complete supply chain from research and development to ingredients, processing, packaging, and food safety to finished goods distribution.
The Introduction to Fountain Beverages module was developed in conjunction with the Retail Equipment and Fountain Technology Technical Committee.