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Kvass

 

(Russian, kvas), a refreshing drink, dating from Kievan Rus’.

Kvass is usually made from malt (rye or barley), rye flour, sugar and mint. A kvass wort is prepared and then fermented with the aid of a combined culture of kvass yeast and lactic acid bacteria. The wort is kept at 20°-25°C for six to 12 hours to complete fermenting process. The kvass is cooled to 10°-15°C and poured off, with the yeast being left in the primary vessel; the kvass is then filtered and poured into barrels and bottles. Kvass concentrates, which are easily prepared at home, are available. Other kvasses are made of fruits and berries, including apples, lemons, and cranberries.

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In Russia, Coca-Cola created and bottled Krushka & Bochka Kvass in 2008, based on a traditional Russian recipe.
Available exclusively at Whole Foods Markets in the New York metro area, Kvass is fermented with high-quality rye and barley and flavored with natural sugar, resulting in what is described as a clean, sweet finish.
Importing Krushka & Bochka Kvass directly from Russia allows us to provide the New York metro area with a unique beverage of the highest quality, steeped in Russian culture and enjoyed for a thousand years," says Deryck Van Rensberg, president and general manager, venturing and emerging brands for Atlanta-based Coca-Cola North America.
NEW YORK -- Kvass has been a Russian staple of refreshment for centuries, enjoyed by generations of Russians across the country.
Opening a bottle of Kvass releases a fragrant bouquet reminiscent of freshly baked bread cooling on a windowsill.
We are pleased to be able to introduce authentic, Russian Kvass to New York in recognition of President Medvedev's historic visit," said Deryck Van Rensberg, president and general manager, Venturing and Emerging Brands, Coca-Cola North America.
Other soft-drinks include different types of non-alcoholic beverages like sweet, carbonated or fizzy and artificially flavored drinks (colas, lemonades, squashes, iced teas, juice drinks, kvass etc.
The key driver of the growth surprisingly became national drink KVASS.
The contract relates to soft drinks, beer, soda water, kvass, and diet soda.
Contract notice: flour economy, mikrosurovin, dispensing center of pastry, bread, storage and dispensing of oil, water dispensing, aspiration, stations for big-bag, wheat kvass, sponge, rye stabilized kvass, production of cooked mash, yeast makers, washing system project new technologies baking utilizing the integration process control and production monitoring.
Contract notice: Flour economy, mikrosurovin, dispensing center pastries, breads, storage and dispensing of oil, water dispensing, aspiration, stations for big-bag, wheat kvass, sponge, rye stabilized kvass, production of cooked mash, brewers yeast, washing system project new technologies baking using integration process control and monitoring of production.