What is Vinegar made of

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Apple Cider Vinegar

senthil am 19.01.2020 17:46:13 | Region: India

I am about to start a business with apple cider vinegar,it's a mixture of acv lemon ginger garlic juice which

is boiled for half an hour  maybe 100 to 120 degree celsius  later cooled and honey is added and then bottled.

First i am going to buy vinegar for few batches as to get license the generator  should be made in
stainless steel.I will need  active culture when my machine is ready.I will mail a photo of my generator

Now my question is:

1.For 50 liters generator how much packing material can be used :
a.  For zeolite-
b  .unglazed ceramic rings-
c.  active culture required-

2.whether to buy ACV with or without mother as I am going to mix with other juice and boil it to 100 ++ degree celsius,what happens to mother when boiled.Will both the valve of acv will be same if boiled?

3.After
boiling can I pump the mixer from boiler to chiller instantly to cool it rapidly,any problem in doing so.

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RE: Apple Cider Vinegar

John am 19.01.2020 17:47:47 | Region: Scotland
ad 1) just entirely fill up the container for the packing. The more packing material, the faster the fermentation and the more vinegar you can use for the generator for one run.
ad 2) The mother will start to die off at temperatures higher than about 45 degrees.
ad 3) yes, to cool it rapidly is no problem.
 

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