Course Description

In this course, we will begin with the history of carbon dioxide, learning about some key events that shaped the CO2 beverage industry as we know it today. Next, we will dive into some key facts about this gas, the physical states and properties, and the supply chain and storage of carbon dioxide gas. We will then jump into the basics of carbon dioxide bottling operations, quality guidelines, applications and functionalities, and carbon dioxide safety. The course will conclude with two downloadable files covering equipment maintenance recommendations and a carbon dioxide vendor checklist.

Course Curriculum

  • 1

    Ingredients: Carbon Dioxide

    • Welcome to Carbon Dioxide!

    • History of Carbon Dioxide in Beverages

    • Key Facts

    • Physical States and Properties of Carbon Dioxide

    • Supply Chain and Storage

    • Carbon Dioxide Bottling Operations

    • CO2 Quality Guidelines

    • Applications and Functionality

    • Carbon Dioxide Safety

    • CO2 Equipment Maintenance Recommendations

    • Carbon Dioxide Vendor Checklist

    • Wrap Up

    • Knowledge Check: Carbon Dioxide

    • Survey

About the Instructor

Beverage Institute by ISBT®

International Society of Beverage Technologists

Every organization in the beverage industry needs to have trained personnel proficient in beverage fundamentals, industry best practices, technical standards and current technology. As the premier technical beverage industry society, ISBT is in the unique position to offer you the very best in professional development and training solutions. Beverage Institute by ISBT® is designed to provide an important resource for the global community of beverage professionals. The sessions, given by experienced beverage professionals, provide overviews as well as in-depth discussions on key topics in the art and science of beverage production.