F&B Industry

High treatment efficiency for industrial process water reuse

The global megatrends of climate change, growing populations, increased urbanisation, growth of a new middle class etc. means an unsustainable usage of water in many watersheds. The Food & Beverage industry are not exempt from this equation and therefore face increased legal constraints on water supply, wastewater discharge and higher costs. Furthermore, the industry faces a growing interest from stakeholders in establishing a sustainable operation with regard to water in operation, supply chain and in the local watersheds.

On-site wastewater treatment and re-use: Grundfos BioBooster can provide food and beverage manufacturers with a sustainable treatment of wastewater. This opens up for the opportunity to re-use the water as technical water either for production or in the local surroundings. This allows for water consumption activities which otherwise could have been hampered.

Our technology treats wastewater for reuse within the actual factory by removing organics and bacteria. The water is re-used in the actual production of food/beverages without jeopardising food safety.


  • Being a closed system, the BioBooster treatment plant has no unpleasant odours – they are confined and removed.
  • The ultrafiltration membranes remove bacteria thereby reducing risks for re-contamination.
  • Our technology has scalability, this means that we can adapt to the size of your production with large variations in organic and hydraulic loading– now and in the future.

Mozzarella plant reuses its process wastewater, turning waste into resource

Denmark's Arla Foods uses Grundfos BioBooster onsite to turn nearly a million litres of discarded water from cheese production into drinking water daily. 

Watch the video to see how the mozzarella plant uses Grundfos Biobooster for turning its wastewater into a ressource in the production.

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Danish dairy, Arla Rødkærsbro, treats wastewater onsite and reuses it in production.

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Enabling increased production for Arla Vimmerby.

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