• BioTecon Diagnostics Unveils Foodproof Spoilage Yeast Detection 1 + 2 LyoKits

    3 days ago - By Brewbound

    POTSDAM, Germany - BIOTECON Diagnostics now offers two new real-time PCR tests for the detection of the most important spoilage yeasts in beer, alcoholic mixed beverages and soft drinks: the foodproof Spoilage Yeast Detection 1 + 2 LyoKits.
    Spoilage yeast contamination can affect quality and taste of beverages, resulting in recalls and brand damage for beverage producers. In extreme cases yeast spoilage can even lead to “blown cans” or exploding bottles. Particular genera are considered obligatory spoilage yeasts, e.g. Dekkera/Brettanomyces, Zygosaccharomyces and Saccharomyces. The...
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