Introduction to Soft Drinks Development and Manufacture

2023 dates will be released in late October 2022.

This course can be run as a tailored option for those who have a number of staff who would benefit from the training or if you would like to register your own interest to attend this course on the next available date please complete the enquiry form

Delegate Feedback (2022):

  • Each tutor was very good and very knowledgeable in their topic.
  • All the tutors were a great source of knowledge.
  • Great overview.
  • A full summary from goods-in to goods-out of how a soft drinks factory works.

Benefits of attending

Campden BRI’s  Soft Drink Development and manufacture training course offers individuals the opportunity to gain knowledge on the key considerations around the development and small scale production of soft drinks. During this course delegates will be introduced to a wide range of technical and scientific areas including; microbiological considerations, the use of various ingredients (water, sweeteners, acidity regulators, juices, colours and flavouring), pasteurisation, packaging, and shelf life consideration. The course will allow individuals to develop their knowledge of the basic principles of beverages. Typical attendees  are suppliers to beverage industry and those new to the beverage industry developing drinks.

Training Course content

This course will provide basic knowledge of the key considerations around the development and small scale production of beverages.

Course aims

  • To provide an introduction to beverage development and manufacture
  • To demonstrate at a small scale carbonation and  both in pack and continuous flow pasteurisation
  • To share Campden BRI's experiences on the development and manufacture of beverage

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course delegates will be able to:-

  • Understand the key considerations needed when developing a beverage.
  • Gain knowledge on ingredients used in soft drinks
  • Have an understanding of how a beverage is mixed, carbonated, filled and capped/seamed
  • Appreciate  how pasteurisation processes are determined and different pasteurisation options for beverages
  • An awareness of different types of packaging for beverages focusing on glass and PET bottles and cans
  • Be able to undertake basic testing of beverages – pH, brix and measurement of carbonation

This course does not cover beer or alcoholic drink

This course can be customised and is available in house

Event Director - Sarah Chapman

Further information

Our training team will be happy to help with any enquiry on +44(0)1386 842104 or at

COVID-19 secure workplace

We continue to offer a range of training options so that you can continue to learn and develop.

Online courses – We are delivering tutor-led training courses online. Find out more.

Face-to-face training – Our on-site events follow strict social distancing and safety measures. View programme.

Book with confidence – We will not charge transfer fees if you need to move your booking to another course date or alternative course/event due to Covid-19.

Tailored training – We also provide tailored training for your teams online or face to face.

If you have any queries, email or call +44(0)1386 842104.

Our Campden BRI COVID-19 secure workplace video was filmed following strict COVID-19 safety rules. At the time of filming it was not mandatory to wear face masks on our sites. Now we ask that all staff and visitors to our sites wear face masks. Thank you.

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