Ion-Exchange Chromatography in Separation and Purification of Beverages

  • Muhammad Razeen Ahmad
  • Muhammad Rizwan Javed
  • Muhammad Ibrahim
  • Arfaa Sajid
  • Muhammad Riaz
  • Ijaz Rasul
  • Muhammad Hussnain Siddique
  • Saima Muzammil
  • Muhammad Amjad Ali
  • Habibullah NadeemEmail author


Beverage industries including water treatment industry, employ ion-exchange chromatography in different forms in several processes to remove chemicals, ions, additives, colourants or harmful substances from drinks. The ion-exchange materials employed are nonreactive and physiochemically stable, and therefore, are a suitable choice for beverage treatment. The most widespread use of ion-exchange process is in the water treatment industry; seawater and brackish water desalination, water softening, removal of heavy metals, harmful ions and dissolved organic contaminants. The ion-exchange chromatography used in these industrial processes is the courtesy of the processes: electrodialysis and electrodeionization, both of which use ion-exchange membranes and the latter use ion-exchange resins also. Excessive organic acids are removed from acidic fruit juices and wine using the same ion-exchange techniques. Electrodialysis and electrodeionization, along with their modifications and combination with other membrane filtration techniques, prove to be the most efficient in beverage treatment for best quality control.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Muhammad Razeen Ahmad
    • 1
  • Muhammad Rizwan Javed
    • 1
  • Muhammad Ibrahim
    • 2
  • Arfaa Sajid
    • 3
  • Muhammad Riaz
    • 4
  • Ijaz Rasul
    • 1
  • Muhammad Hussnain Siddique
    • 1
  • Saima Muzammil
    • 5
  • Muhammad Amjad Ali
    • 6
  • Habibullah Nadeem
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of Bioinformatics and BiotechnologyGovernment College UniversityFaisalabadPakistan
  2. 2.Department of Applied ChemistryGovernment College UniversityFaisalabadPakistan
  3. 3.Department of ChemistryUniversity of LahoreLahorePakistan
  4. 4.Department of Food SciencesUniversity College of Agriculture, BahauddinZakariya UniversityMultanPakistan
  5. 5.Department of MicrobiologyGovernment College UniversityFaisalabadPakistan
  6. 6.Department of Plant PathologyCenter of Agricultural Biochemistry and Biotechnology (CABB), University of AgricultureFaisalabadPakistan

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