What Is Hot Filling:
Hot filling is a process where the product is heated up to a temperature of 194 degrees Fahrenheit to remove harmful bacteria or microorganisms which might be with the product. Then the hot fluid is filled into the bottles and bottles are capped. After the bottles are filled they are turned on side or upside down to sterilize the cap. At the end bottles are rapidly cooled down.
Glass bottles, jars, PET bottles, plastic containers.
Juice, soups, marinades, nectars, sport and isotonic drinks etc...
- Products of beverages have been using hot filling for their pasteurizing processes and extension of shelf life.