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IDC Aseptic Tap Showcased by Döhler at China Food & Beverage Innovation Forum

May 18, 2015
By Business Wire News


International Dispensing Corporation (IDC) (IDND) announced today that Li Xin, Industry Advisory Board member, spoke on IDC’s behalf by invitation at the China Food & Beverage Innovation Forum (FBIF), which took place in Shanghai, May 13-15. IDC’s The Answer®, the world’s only scientifically validated and recognized aseptic tap, was featured at the event’s “Innovation Showcase”, demonstrating how aseptic ready-to-drink (RTD) beverages can be safely dispensed at ambient temperatures from a large-format package, maintaining sterility for weeks without refrigeration. The Answer® is the enabling factor in the first ever foodservice-friendly aseptic package.

During the life cycle management discussion, Mr. Roman Kupper, President of APAC and Board Member of the Döhler Group, a global supplier of natural ingredients and beverage co-packer, presented Döhler’s innovation programs. In bringing ideas to life, Döhler sponsored the conference with its new not-from-concentrate (NFC) juices in the foodservice format equipped with IDC’s The Answer® tap. The system was well received by the industry leaders in attendance.

The FBIF, one of the largest food & beverage events in China, was attended by over 300 global industry leaders, including numerous high-level marketing and innovation executives from PepsiCo, Nestlé, the Coca Cola Company, Unilever, Starbuck’s, McDonald’s, FrieslandCampina, Danone, Huiyuan, Master Kong, Want Want, Yili, and Mengniu Dairy. A number of the companies are evaluating IDC’s technology for China, and the exposure at this year’s FBIF event has accelerated the progress and generated considerable interest.

“The foodservice offering of NFC juice featured at this conference is a true demonstration of collaborative innovation between Döhler and IDC, and we are expanding this partnership to brand owners and distributors. Together, we will bring great quality ready-to-drink beverages to China’s vast foodservice market,” commented Li Xin.

About International Dispensing Corporation

IDC is a packaging research and development company that specializes and manufactures game-changing innovations for the food and beverage industry. To learn more, visit:

About Döhler

Döhler ( is a global producer, marketer and provider of technology-based natural ingredients, ingredient systems and integrated solutions for the food and beverage industry. Döhler’s integrated approach and the broad product portfolio are the optimal basis for innovative and safe food & beverage applications. The product portfolio ranges from flavors, colors, health & nutrition ingredients, cereal ingredients, dairy ingredients, specialty ingredients, fruit & vegetable ingredients to ingredient systems.

Headquartered in Darmstadt, Germany, Döhler is active in over 130 countries and has 26 production sites, as well as sales offices and application centers on every continent. More than 4,000 dedicated employees provide our customers with fully integrated food & beverage solutions from concept to realization. “WE BRING IDEAS TO LIFE.” briefly describes Döhler’s holistic, strategic and entrepreneurial approach to innovation. This comprises market intelligence, trend monitoring, the development of innovative products and product applications, advice on food safety and microbiology, food law as well as Sensory & Consumer Science.

For further information:
Döhler GmbH
Riedstraße 7-9
64295 Darmstadt, Germany

International Dispensing Corporation
Ada Sell, 212-957-9330
Diana Wolfstädter, +49 6151 306-1205
Fax +49 6151 306-8205