Inactivation of guaiacol-producing Alicyclobacillus in Sucrose

by B. Grochowski Following the International Society of Beverage Technologists (ISBT) event in Fort Myers, FL last week, it’s clear that heat resistant molds (HRMs) and other thermo-tolerant spoilage organisms are of key concern for the beverage industry. In particular, Alicyclobacillus is a troublesome organism to control, as it is prevalent throughout the manufacturing process,