2021-06-18

Brazil juice inventories may be higher than the strategic limit in 20/21, but below that in 21/22

The volume of orange juice stocked at Brazilian processors in the 2020/21 season (June 2021) is expected to be higher than the strategic limit (250 thousand tons).

CEPEA
2021-06-18

Upcycled: Old beverage cartons now used to create furniture

A Switzerland-based food packaging and processing company has partnered with social enterprises that promote and produce eco-creative products, to create furniture out of Used Beverage Cartons (UBC).

upcycle
2021-06-18

Oterra on track to acquire Diana Food’s coloring business

Diana Food is owned by Symrise, a German-based global supplier of fragrances, flavors, food, nutrition and cosmetic ingredients.

M&A
2021-06-18

Non-dairy, low sugar, functional and sustainable: Suppliers take on the four trends driving APACs beverage innovation

According to insights from Kerry, Sweegen and DSM, consumers in APAC are increasingly demanding beverages that taste good and support a healthy lifestyle, but are also sustainable and kind on the environment. The COVID-19 pandemic has also accelerated these trends.

trends
2021-06-18

Citrus Semi-annual Morocco

Moroccan MY 2020/21 citrus production has benefitted from improved weather and consistent rain.

GAIN
2021-06-18

Bergenbier launches FRESH, a new mix of fruit juice with 0.0 beer

Bergenbier S.A. — a Molson Coors Beverage Company — launches, for the first time in Romania, FRESH 0.0, the newest fruit juice mix with 0.0% alcohol beer, available in two unique assortments: with apple and pear juice and raspberry and blueberry juice.

non-alcoholic
2021-06-18

Almarai’s $58.5 Million Acquisition Of Binghatti Beverage Manufacturing’s Bottling Manufacturing Facility

Binghatti Beverage Manufacturing (part of the Binghatti group of companies), sold its 1 million-square-foot, state-of-the-art bottling manufacturing facility and business assets in Abu Dhabi investment free zone Kizad to the leading publicly listed dairy company in the Middle East, Almarai.

M&A
2021-06-17

Uncle Matt’s Organic introduces immunity and energy shots

Featuring a base of juice from organically grown fruit, the shots are blended with functional ingredients and live probiotics to aid in digestion and immune support.

NPD
2021-06-17

Production of thermal and acid-stable pectinase from Bacillus subtilis strain BK-3: Optimization, characterization, and application for fruit juice clarification

After the pectinase treatment in various fruit juice (black mulberry, apple, orange, and pineapple), clarity and reducing sugar were increased, and turbidity was decreased.

research
2021-06-17

PepsiCo sued by Rise coffee maker over morning energy drink

Coffee drink maker Rise Brewing has sued PepsiCo in Chicago federal court for trademark infringement, alleging Pepsi’s Mtn Dew Rise morning energy drinks, launched in March, are likely to cause confusion with its Rise canned cold-brew coffee.

legal
2021-06-17

Loux, the No. 1 selling Greek soft drink

Launched in 1950, it quickly became the number one Greek brand in the beverage market, and is now sold in over 24 countries worldwide.

background
2021-06-17

Baby and toddler food brand Serenity Kids secures $7m in funding

Founded by Joe and Serenity Carr, Texas-based Serenity Kids offers a range of baby and toddler food which it says is made with ethically sourced meats, organic vegetables and healthy fats.

funding
2021-06-16

USJTA Treatment for Fruit Juice and Jams 2021

In 2020, the United States exported $33 million of fruit juice and jams to Japan, making Japan the #2 overseas market.

GAIN
2021-06-16

Vide launches new Grapefruit Tequila Soda in US

The tequila sodas will join Vide’s portfolio of vodka sodas that currently includes watermelon, cranberry, peach and mango flavours.

alcohol
2021-06-16

Empire Fruit recalls cherry juice because of Listeria concerns

Empire Fruit Inc. of Othello, WA, is recalling SCORE Montmorency Tart Cherry Juice” because of a potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

recall
2021-06-16

Aseptic capacity brings co-pack business to BON Agroindustrial

BON Agroindustrial, a leading producer of fresh milk, juice, and jams in the Dominican Republic, recently installed two new aseptic packaging lines for milk and fruit juice.

packaging
2021-06-15

Brazilian Orange Juice Value Chain 2021

This publication will disclose other relevant information about the Brazilian orange juice value chain.

CitrusBR
2021-06-15

SAJJ Mediterranean Launches Certified Organic, All-Natural Craft Beverages From Tractor Beverage Company

Offering fresh, all-natural ingredients for its meal experiences, SAJJ shares Tractor’s commitment to providing a better-for-you product, along with sustainable sourcing and to supporting farmers.

collaboration
2021-06-15

Robinsons Refresh’d relaunches as Robinsons Ready to Drink

Robinsons Refresh’d has relaunched to Robinsons Ready to Drink, boasting two flavours, Raspberry & Apple and Peach & Mango, to help retailers capitalise on the return of on the go, according to owner, Britvic.

rebrand
2021-06-15

Reed’s unveils three new keto-friendly Virgil’s sodas

Virgil’s Zero Sugar beverages are made with natural flavours and a proprietary blend of natural sweeteners, without artificial preservatives or colours and without GMO-sourced ingredients.

NPD
2021-06-15

How This Kombucha Business Made Its Way To The Front Of The Line, And Profits Too

Health-Ade started from humble beginnings in 2012, starting off with small batches and selling at farmer’s markets, but through the quality of their product, they grew rapidly to the multi-million-dollar business they are today.

background
2021-06-15

Greater demand for clean label options in the beverage industry

Clean label’ is not a new idea - but 2021 research shows consumers have become even more attentive to product formulation, writes Will Cowling of FMCG Gurus.

opinion
2021-06-15

Cannabis may fuel a new food culture

Product developers are adding attributes to formulations.

opinion
2021-06-14

Beverage and Nutraceutical Industries Shown the Huge Health Advantages of Adding Guaraná to Their Products

Guarana has rich phytochemistry, multiple health benefits, and it is a popular ingredient in many energy and soft drinks.

functional
2021-06-14

Nilon’s CEO Rajheev Agarwal on fizzy beverage brand Cheers

With less sugar and more fruit on offer, the food brand is trying the health plank to find space in the Pepsi - Coca Cola market.

CSD
2021-06-14

Losing fizz

Non-carbonated drinks see increased uptake this season, as against carbonated ones.

trends
2021-06-14

Last day to register for the IFU Digital Summer School

The IFU Digital Summer School 2021 is a condensed online learning experience covering the topic of Raw Material Processing and Thermal Stabilisation (treatment)”.

event
2021-06-14

How much longer do we need to wait for Australia to implement a sugary drinks tax?

The Australian Medical Association (AMA) has once again called for a tax on sugary drinks in Australia.

politics
2021-06-14

Hard kombucha brand JuneShine secures funding

US hard kombucha brand JuneShine has closed a Series A funding round led by celebrity investors, as it looks to accelerate its nationwide growth.

alcohol
2021-06-11

USDA Florida Citrus Forecast June 2021

Florida All Orange Production is Up 2% from May, Non-Valencia Orange Production Unchanged, Valencia Orange Production Up 3%, All Grapefruit Production Down 2%, All Tangerine and Tangelo Down 1%.

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