Meter-based mix processors designed to produce carbonated beverages metering syrup, deaerated water and CO2. The mix product is cooled by a plate heat exchanger with glycol. Finished mix product can also bypass the blender portion of the mix processor and be chilled and carbonated. Instruments, automatic valves and controls with electronic processors, adjust the parameters according with selected recipe. The mix product is delivered to a filler via transfer pump that is tuned with the filler. Includes remote technical support functionality.