Hygiene Diagnostic Pack for Microbreweries

Hygiene Diagnostic Pack for Microbreweries


Hygiene Diagnostic Pack for Microbreweries

Item Number : NPCB DXS 01

Industries: Brewing Industry


Breweries of less than 1,000 hl/year wishing to identify critical control points and/or hygiene practices to be improved.


Addressing doubts and identifying sources of contamination in the brewery that may affect the quality of brews, the operation of the brewery and consumer satisfaction


Collect 50 data points over a 3-6 months period, then select the sampling points that need to be monitored and/or check the effectiveness of preventive measures 

Each data point consists of a microorganism count and a sampling context e.g. type of beer, equipment, recent cleaning history


  • Hygiene and environmental monitoring
  • Diagnostic tools for contamination outbreaks at production hotspots, excluding treatment of their cause


  • Easy to perform microbiological sampling and testing, without equipment, on-site under production conditions, on-the-fly
  • Quantitative results for total microorganisms equivalent to those obtained in the laboratory 
  • User guide, recording and processing of results by Applications

Steps involved

  • Discovery of the brewing process and practices specific to the brewery during an interview (1 hour visio call in English or French)
  • List of sampling points and testing schedule (provided by BioMire)
  • Set-up of the elements necessary for the monitoring plan (Brewery with BioMire assistance) 
  • The brewery carries out the tests over a period of about 3 months (Brewery). The results can be consulted by BioMire at any time, on request and with the brewery's permission 
  • Analysis and discussion of the collected information collected (1 hour visio call in English or French)

The nomad STARTER Pack CUSTOM includes

  • 1-on-1 services provided to set-up a first set of environmental and hygiene monitoring data
    • Sampling plan for 50 microbial test results over a 3 months period. Includes support with test protocols
    • Analysis of the test results and suggestion for the sampling plan going forward (1 hour visio call in English or French)
  • Access to the mobile and Online Apps
    • Unlimited access to the mobile App available on Google and Apple stores
    • 1 year access to all the Online App features which include Auto-count for colonies, Test reports, Trend Analysis, Micro-Wiki and linking up to 3 mobile phones to the online account
  • nomad IoT devices for testing a total of 50 liquids and/or surfaces
    • Any combination of 10 boxes or kits (25/Pk) from the nomad IoT device offering
      • Dip Samplers for microbial count in liquid samples or kits for microbial count on swabbed surfaces
      • For Total count HPC

Timeline (indicative)

  • Discovery meeting: 1 hour (video conference)
  • Planning and preparation for testing: about 1 week
  • Period of on-site testing: about 3 months
  • Analysis meeting: 1 hour (video conference)
  • Analysis and report: 3 working days