Tackling CO2 supply chain efficiency in the restaurant business


Carbonated beverages are drinks that include carbon dioxide (CO2) dissolved in water. Many people find the fizzy feeling to be pleasant and like the different taste that CO2 provides.

 Carbonated beverages, particularly naturally carbonated spring water, were once thought to be health tonics. Other examples of carbonated beverages include beer and soda, wine spritzer, Coke, Pepsi or ‘pop’.

The history of drinks carbonation goes back as early as the 18th century when the British chemist J. Priesley founded a way to infuse CO2 in water in 1767. This was followed by commercial experience of J. Schweppes from Switzerland in 1783 and B. Silliman from the US in 1807. Most well-known brands of carbonated beverages were invented between 1860 and 1900.

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