December 10, 2018

Portuguese Juice Brand SoNatural Launches in U.S.

the creator of innovative HPP’d juice and wellness shots is coming to the United States and setting up a facility in Pennsylvania located in  the Philadelphia area.

growth
December 10, 2018

How billions of discarded Tetra Paks cover Vietnam’s beaches and towns

More than 8bn Tetra Paks are sold every year in Vietnam — and only a few percent are recycled. It’s having a devastating effect on the environment.

packaging
December 10, 2018

Fusion super drink: UK brand targeting APAC millennial market with locally inspired functional beverage

UK beverage brand DRGN (pronounced dragon’) has set its sights on APAC with its new functional soft drink, which combines ingredients originating from and popular in Asia to target consumers in the region.

NPD
December 10, 2018

Drinking Small Glass Of Orange Juice Daily Cuts Dementia Risk, Study Finds

Men that had a tumbler-sized glass of the tart beverage once a day whittled away their chances of getting dementia by almost 50 percent.

research
December 10, 2018

Alkaline Water Co Approved to Trade on NASDAQ Stock Market

The Alkaline Water Company expects that its shares of common stock will begin trading on NASDAQ on December 10, 2018 under the ticker symbol WTER.”

finance
December 7, 2018

Under plant-based pressure: Plenty of room on the shelf”

Plant-based options are flourishing in a range of categories, with dairy alternatives, for example, on the rise.

plant-based
December 7, 2018

James Quincey to Succeed Muhtar Kent as Chairman of The Coca-Cola Company

Kent to Retire After 41 Years in the Coca-Cola System; Board of Directors Elects Quincey as Company Chairman.

shift
December 7, 2018

Constellation to invest $100 in female-run companies

Constellation Brands has pledged to invest at least US$100m in start-up beverage companies led by females by 2028 as part of its Focus on Female Founders campaign, in an effort to support women working within a typically male-dominated industry.

investing
December 7, 2018

Cannabis Companies Continue to Pull the Best from the Beverage Sector

Companies targeting key executives from the beverage industry as well as expanding with corporate acquisitions in the alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverage sector.

shift
December 7, 2018

Beverage companies helping protect Florida’s beaches

A concerted effort with America’s top beverage companies to implement permanent solutions.

opinion
December 6, 2018

Revolution Brands releases Slice range of sparkling water in US

Revolution Brands has begun accepting wholesale pre-orders for Slice, a new sparkling water flavoured with organic fruit juices, organic flavours and carbonated water.

NPD
December 6, 2018

PepsiCo fully Acquires SodaStream, Expands Beverage Portfolio

PepsiCo Inc. successfully sealed its previously announced deal to buy all outstanding shares of SodaStream International Ltd. for cash outlay of $3.2 billion.

M&A
December 6, 2018

Italy: pomegranate juices are increasingly successful

A positive economic balance for the Sicilian Agrumi-Gel. Although the processed red-orange is still the company’s flagship product, the results of the pomegranate juice are especially good.

pomegranate
December 6, 2018

Functional beverage start-up Synapse raises $1 million in latest seed funding round

The drink has a supplements facts panel and contains botanical ingredients like Huperzia serrata ​and Bacopa monnieri​.

investing
December 6, 2018

Brazilian citrus growers concerned about quality of this season’s mature oranges

High moisture was leading the late fruits to grow up to large sizes before the ideal harvesting period (due to the higher water concentration), reducing acceptance in the in natura market.

Brazil
December 6, 2018

As they like it: Consumers base purchasing decisions on feelings, not facts

People rely on their senses to detect harmful food; a natural instinct coined intuitive toxicology.”

research
December 5, 2018

Top five predictions for 2019 beverage trends

Butterfly pea flower tea, spicy flavors and the rise of CBD… what will 2019 look like for the beverage category?

trends
December 5, 2018

New Age Beverages acquires US drinks firm Morinda for $85m

The newly combined company will be headquartered in Denver, Colorado, with operations in Shanghai, Tokyo, Munich, Utah, and more than 20 countries in total.

M&A
December 5, 2018

Italy: the supply chain behind the most famous juice brands

Conserve Italia is the most important Italian processing industry with the brands Valfrutta, Yoga, Derby Blue and Jolly Colombiani.

background
December 5, 2018

HopTea Wins New Beverage Showdown 16

Hoplark HopTea claimed victory today in New Beverage Showdown 16 at BevNET Live Winter 2018, as the non-alcoholic hop-infused tea earned bragging rights and a $10,000 prize package.

awards
December 4, 2018

Spain: Valencia is the second region with most organic production companies

The data made available by the Ministry of Agriculture confirms that, at the end of 2017, almost 1,400 companies within this sector were based in the Region.

organic
December 4, 2018

PureCircle to offer fibre, protein and antioxidants from stevia

The new development, which has been possible thanks to extensive research and development”, will enable PureCircle to utilise much more of each stevia leaf.

sweetener
December 4, 2018

Pixley Berries launches cherry juice drink

Herefordshire-based specialist ingredients supplier Pixley Berries has launched a 100% cherry juice, which it claims is the first of its kind.

NFC
December 4, 2018

MOH wants public consultation on whether Singapore should ban or tax high-sugar drinks

The target is on drinks as they account for more than half the 12 teaspoons of sugar people here take each day.

sugar
December 4, 2018

Luxembourg could be next country to legalise cannabis

Luxembourg is expected to become the next country to legalise recreational cannabis – which would make it the first country in the EU to pass such a motion.

cannabis
December 4, 2018

Added value: Premium bottled water category grows at 8% a year

Global sales of premium bottled water reached $16.5bn in 2017, up 48% on five years ago, with the category showing strong value growth.

water
December 3, 2018

Quiet Casualty of Sri Lanka’s Political Crisis: A Sugar Tax

Public health advocates now fear another effect: an increase in diabetes and obesity.

politics
December 3, 2018

Newly formed BevZero targets non-alcoholic bulk wine sector

ABT has launched a new company that will provide non-alcoholic base wines in bulk to the industry, which also have the potential to be infused with cannabis.

NPD
December 3, 2018

Is it Profitable to Plant New Citrus Groves in the Era of Greening?

In Lake County, IMG Citrus is putting in new plantings at higher densities of 272 to 303 trees per acre.

citrus
December 3, 2018

HUL GSK deal: Horlicks sold, HUL to merge with GSK Consumer

Hindustan UnileverNSE 4.08 %, India’s biggest pure-play consumer goods firm said it will merge GlaxoSmithKline Consumer with itself for a transaction worth Rs 31,700 crore in the country’s largest deal within consumer goods market.

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