March 22, 2019

Surge of OJ imports pushing down Florida citrus growers’ prices

A surge of orange juice imports has depressed farm prices that Florida juice processors have paid growers so far this season by 15 percent, turning what began in October as a break-even harvest season at best to a tide of red ink today.

Florida
March 22, 2019

Kombucha’s Out, Sunwink’s In

With the rapid decline of soda, sparkling and functional beverages are on the rise. Enter Sunwink - the only sparkling herbal tonic beverage on the market.

trends
March 22, 2019

Italy: Bad year for oranges

According to the analysis carried out by Borsa Merci Telematica Italiana and Italmercati, the trend of the 2018/19 orange campaign has not been particularly positive.

fresh
March 22, 2019

Is Tech” the only Future for the Ingredients Industry?

Big Data, AI, Blockchain Technology, Drones & Robot-operated Automatisation in Ingredients. So everything will be run by robots and computers next week?

opinion
March 22, 2019

Aussie functional beverage brand targeting further APAC growth with prebiotic product

Australian functional beverage brand Swirlit is eyeing overseas expansion with a product marketed as a nutritious alternative to sugary drinks that also boasts oral health benefits.

growth
March 21, 2019

Yakult Korea partners with Dutch firm to release functional drink with patented flavobiotic’ formulation

Yakult Korea has collaborated with Dutch life sciences firm BioActor to develop a new dual-purpose functional beverage for the South Korean market.

NPD
March 21, 2019

Starbucks: New $100 Million Venture Fund for Growth Ideas

As growth slows in key markets, Starbucks Corp. is funding a new investment arm with $100 million to identify and tap into companies that are developing new technology and products related to food and retail.

coffee
March 21, 2019

Seedo Promises 1st Automated, Containerized Cannabis Farm In Israel

Seedo says its revolutionary technology can control the purity of the crop to meet strict standards set by pharmaceutical and beverage companies looking to supply clean and consistent products to the market.

cannabis
March 21, 2019

CBD Beverages–Possible Next Big Disruptor in the Drinks Industry

Drinks infused with cannabis-derived cannabidiol (CBD) are in a prime position to bring disruption to the beverage sector.

cannabis
March 20, 2019

The case for bringing back glass beverage bottles & imposing a $1 deposit per bottle

California is one of nine states that place a redemption value on plastic and aluminum drink containers.

opinion
March 20, 2019

RAW Pressery gearing for aggressive play

Cold-pressed juice-maker RAW Pressery has aggressive plans to double its volumes on the back of deeper distribution as well as higher marketing spend, this summer season.

India
March 20, 2019

Harvesting of the first oranges from the 2019/20 crop starts in Brazil

However, supply should not be large enough to lead too many processors to start activities. Thus, until mid-April, the main destination of these fruits should be the in natura market.

Brazil
March 20, 2019

Got Soy Beverage?

Plant-based milk producers may soon no longer be able to put milk” on their labels.

labels
March 20, 2019

Coca-Cola and Subway’s former CMO on marketing’s dirty little secret’

From the danger of being a dysfunctional client and why FMCG firms should stop resisting change to the power of brand equity, Joe Tripodi shares all after 40 years in marketing.

marketing
March 19, 2019

South Africa will export a record 137 million boxes of citrus this year — and other countries are getting upset

South Africa’s bumper exports to Europe are starting to see pushback in the Spanish media, with producers complaining that South African producers are encroaching into their” season.

politics
March 19, 2019

Monster Beverage Faces Off With The Coca-Cola Company Over Latter’s New Energy Drink

There may be a giant sucking sound in Monster sales as Coca-Cola releases three competing energy drinks into Monster’s previously monopolized distribution network.

opinion
March 19, 2019

Citrus greening has Florida growers down to the hard core, Senate panel told

Citrus grower family members that are third, fourth, fifth generations have been always up to the challenges of pest and diseases, hurricanes, freezes. But they’ve seen nothing like what we’ve had in the past ten years.

background
March 19, 2019

4 Ways Office Beverages Evolve Toward A Better Future

Alternative beverage options are becoming more commonplace at the office. While coffee is a much-beloved staple, a focus on wellness is ushering in healthier drinks, sparkling water, hot tea and unusual flavors that spark joy for consumers.

trends
March 18, 2019

Suntory PepsiCo enters Thai Water Plus’ market in hopes of replicating to replicate Japanese success

The product will help complement Suntory Pepsico’s portfolio, drive sales growth, and make us become a strong player in the LRB segment in Thailand.

water
March 18, 2019

PDF - Orange Juice Chain: Past Present and Future

Marcos Fava Neves’ book Orange Juice Chain: Past Present and Future”, launched during the Citrus Summit in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

book
March 18, 2019

Coca-Cola debuts smoothie-kombucha hybrid beverage

Three flavors — Citrus & Guava, Berry & Ginger and Apple & Greens — offer a unique mashup of flavor and function, with 40 percent less sugar and fewer calories than leading smoothies.

kombucha
March 18, 2019

ADM Invests in Further Global Growth of Natural Citrus Offerings with Acquisition of the Ziegler Group

The agreement comes shortly after ADM completed its addition of U.S.-based citrus flavor provider Florida Chemical.

M&A
March 15, 2019

Where taste and smell collide, you’ll find Givaudan

Swiss company with operations around the world has a rich history in creating flavors and fragrances to delight the senses.

F&F
March 15, 2019

This Is What Alkaline Water Really Does to Your Body

Alkaline water is trending—but that doesn’t mean it’s necessary, or even beneficial, to drink.

functional
March 15, 2019

Orange Juice Enjoys Explosive Rally That Beats Even Crude Oil’s Surge | Investing.com

America’s favorite citrus is exploding off the charts.

futures
March 15, 2019

Jamaica Producers revenues climb to $19.6 billion

JP now has a book of business supplying premium juices to the leading retailers in Holland, Belgium, Germany, Scandinavia, the UK and the Czech Republic.

growth
March 15, 2019

How Big Tobacco Hooked Children on Sugary Drinks

Researchers combing through archives discovered that cigarette makers had applied their marketing wizardry to sweetened beverages and turned generations of children into loyal customers.

opinion
March 14, 2019

Top beverage megabrands struggle against sugar

The most significant area of growth is bottled water. Many consumers now seek it in preference to high sugar carbonates.

trends
March 14, 2019

IFF Acquires Major Stake in Leagel

IFFs Frutarom division has completed the acquisition of a 70% stake in Leagel S.r.l., a leading producer of ice cream and gelato ingredients in Europe.

M&A
March 14, 2019

Edible coatings

Edible coatings are formulated biopolymers that use combinations of different food materials in order to offer economic alternatives that are more natural than the usual synthetic waxes and that contribute to maintain the quality and safety of the fruits during their commercialization.

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