In doing so, Hainan Chunguang becomes the first to install a Sidel Aseptic Combi Predis in the Hainan province. Following extensive discussion, Sidel’s proven expertise in aseptic packaging and complete service provision across the entire line proved invaluable, while the ability to utilise dry technology over traditional wet aseptic solutions allowed the customer to meet economic and environmental sustainability targets.
Bottled in Sidel’s premium PET design in a 350ml format, Hainan Chunguang’s new installation can run 28,000 bottles-per-hour (bph) and adds to the 100+ aseptic line installations previously placed across the Greater China.
Launched on the market in 2022, coconut milk represents the latest development and expansion of Hainan Chunguang, who have established their status as local market leaders in coconut snack food products. Based on Hainan Island, also known as Oriental Hawaii where coconuts are naturally grown and reliably sourced as a raw material, Hainan Chunguang’s site is situated within of the region’s popular tourist destinations; a factor that has played a significant role in the growth of the company since its inception in 1996. In its production of coconut milk, the customer strengthens its reputation of creating a product, from plant to bottle, locally.
Sidel’s Aseptic Combi Predis benefits from over 50 years of experience in aseptic packaging and provides an ideal solution for the packaging of sensitive products, notably those that comprise of natural ingredients such as coconut water, which is plant based and therefore possesses low acidity. Sidel's patented Predis™ aseptic filling solution, with dry preform decontamination, utilises hydrogen peroxide mist for packaging sterilisation to ensure product integrity, production flexibility, cost efficiency and sustainability. Utilising no water in the process, and using only a small amount of chemical to decontaminate the preform, the Predis ensures a safe product that benefits from a significantly increased shelf life. Hainan Chunguang has been able to call upon Sidel’s expertise in aseptic packaging, to provide 360° support from the start to the end-of-line.