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NECA September meets in Canadian winery

NECA’s Fall 2011 meeting on 15 September will be in a Canadian chateau winery, our friend Kathy H emails the Blog this morning.   With her own winning charm she writes: “As you are the doyenne of the world chemicals party, I thought I’d send along the latest from our beloved NECA. This year’s Canadian […]

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Aussie wine in green PET bottles

At last a PET wine bottle which doesn’t need to be refrigerated or filled within two weeks of production, according Australian wine producer Wolf Blass. It looks like glass, tastes like glass, but is much lighter and more eco-friendly at the same time.   “Wolf Blass Green Label, with its 51g PET wine bottle compared to an […]

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The lure of a Hawaiian conference

Our Houston pricing editors were enthralled to receive a last-minute press release from BASF inviting them to this week’s World Brewing Congress at the Hawaii Convention Center in Honolulu, Hawaii, where the chemicals major would be showcasing some new filtration products.

My colleague Stephen Burns in Houston tells me that despite the short notice, editors were passionately keen to transmute their experience of the subject matter into a Hawaian business trip.

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Plastics are chemical-free say Australian winegrowers

My colleague Nigel Davis gives a scornful laugh as he points out that these foolish Australian winegrowers think they are opting for a chemical-free solution in choosing plastic posts for their vineyards.

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