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