2021-10-20

Rains cheer up farmers in São Paulo; orange prices rise

Brazil exported 278.9 thousand tons of Frozen Concentrate Orange Juice (FCOJ) Equivalent to all destinations, 19% up from that in the same period last season. Revenue increased more sharply, by 32%, reflecting the higher prices paid for the product.

Brazil
2021-10-19

Screening and evaluation of suitable non-Saccharomyces yeast for aroma improvement of fermented mango juice

Mango juice fermented by P. kudriavzevii HDX1 (MJFP) contained no ethanol and more aroma components. MJFP had better sensory quality than mango juice fermented by Angel aroma-producing yeast (MJFA).

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2021-10-19

Plant-based beverages are the future, Daydream Drinks CEO says, as company expands distribution

Customers with more elasticity, and with particular health preferences, are looking for plant-based functional drinks to have alongside their meals.

trends
2021-10-19

Chivita celebrates World Juice Day

This year’s edition of the event provided the platform to educate and encourage consumers to be focused in taking control of their own well-being with fruit juices as part of their daily nutrition for wellness.

Nigeria
2021-10-19

Chick-Fil-A’s New Drink Features This Unusual Berry

Cloudberries are usually foraged fruits that are often found in Scandinavian countries. Described as sweet and tart, the berries are said to have a texture similar to blackberries or raspberries, but with fewer seeds.

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2021-10-19

Agua Bonita Becomes First Afro-Latina-Owned Beverage Brand To Raise $2M

This Puts Founders Erin Pontell And Kayla Castañeda In An Elite Group Becoming Only The 59th Latina-founded Company To Raise Over $1 Million In Vc Funding.

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2021-10-19

7 Vitamin C Drinks That Will Get The Iron Levels In Your Body Pumping

These drinks loaded with Vitamin C will boost iron absorption in the body.

opinion
2021-10-18

Second chances: Singapore healthy snack firm Boxgreen ventures into upcycled beverages

Singapore healthy snack company Boxgreen is launching a beverage brand called Imperfect Drinks to upcycle food waste and provide work experience for ex-offenders.

upcycling
2021-10-18

Why is beetroot juice good for you?

How did a small apple orchard here in Suffolk blossom into one of the country’s top drinks makers — supplying not just every major supermarket, but also the royals and some of the world’s greatest athletes?

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2021-10-18

The best non-alcoholic beer, wine and spirits

Whether you’re giving Sober October a go, or just want to cut back on the booze, we’ve found the low and zero alcohol beers, ciders, wines and spirits that are actually worth drinking.

F&F
2021-10-18

Effect of high-pressure processing and thermal treatments on color and in vitro bioaccessibility of anthocyanin and antioxidants in cloudy pomegranate juice

HPP better preserved the ACNs and color quality of cloudy Pomegranate Juice than thermal treatment.

research
2021-10-18

Consumers rewire priorities and take action on environment, waste and health

Tetra Pak’s 2021 Index explores how consumer motivation and behaviour is changing worldwide and how some of the trends will remain relevant in the post-pandemic world.

packaging
2021-10-18

Asian Sparkling Water Brand Genki Forest Launches In The U.S.

With zero calories and zero sugar, Genki Forest shakes up the sparkling water category by delivering sweet, full-bodied and exotic flavors that set a new standard for guilt-free refreshment.

expansion
2021-10-18

Anheuser-Busch Enters The Hard Seltzer Sector With Nütrl

The marketing touts real vodka” and real juice.”

alcohol
2021-10-18

ABB Robotics offers South Africa’s food and beverage industry a taste of the future’

A South African beverages manufacturer has reduced the risk of injury and increased productivity through the use of a single robot palletiser.

robotics
2021-10-15

Beverages category fizzes with AI-generated soda, hemp-based gin, green” cola & coca leaf infusions

FoodIngredientsFirst speaks to disruptive fizzy beverage brands, whose offerings include a classic cola recipe reimagined with a clean label twist, as well as AI-generated flavor synergies.

trends
2021-10-15

Significant reduction in calories consumed from US beverages

Consumption of full-calorie beverages declined in 2020 as consumers continued to move towards low and zero sugar beverages, according to new figures published today.

report
2021-10-15

Barry Callebaut unveils Elix, the first nutraceutical fruit drink

The new cacaofruit elixir — made from 100% pure cacaofruit — has a zesty fruity taste. By unlocking the power of science, the elixir is uniquely crafted to preserve the nutrients of the cacaofruit.

NPD
2021-10-14

We out-hustled, out-innovated, and out-maneuvered the competition…’ Vita Coco gears up for IPO

Founded in New York in 2004 by Ira Liran and Michael Kirban as a coconut water business, Vita Coco​​ has since expanded into coconut oil and coconut milk, energy drinks (Runa), enhanced waters (Ever & Ever), protein-infused waters (PWR LIFT), and private label products, and is the market leader in the coconut water category in the US and the UK, with a presence in 20+ other countries including China, France, and Spain.

IPO
2021-10-14

Fewer, focused and future-minded’ guides Coca-Cola’s innovation strategy

Coca-Cola unveiled several better-for-you beverages at the NACS Show that will roll out next year, including a line of Aguas Frescas sold under the Minute Maid brand.

strategy
2021-10-14

Yeo’s invests MYR 20m in Malaysian production and filling line

Yeo’s claims to be the first in the world to package Asian drinks in Tetra Brik aseptic cartons using a UHT process and the first to offer curry chicken in canned form.

Malaysia
2021-10-14

Smile Beverage Werks Disrupts Single-Use Straw Market with Biodegradable Straw

These straws demonstrate the durability, effectiveness, and convenience of our plant-based material.

packaging
2021-10-14

Pepsi’s YACHAK Unveils New Product Packaging for Its Yerba Mate Energy Teas

Each unique flavor is made with USDA Organic ingredients including Yerba Mate, a species of the holly plant that grows in the central and southern regions of South America and provides a natural source of caffeine.

marketing
2021-10-14

Everything you need to know about the recalled Woolworths apple juices

First came the Appletiser recall at the end of September, then a week later, Liquifruit and Ceres’ apple juice products (export only in Ceres’ case) were recalled,  followed by Woolworths apple juice products - the little 200ml packs.

recall
2021-10-14

Effects of 100% Orange Juice on Markers of Inflammation and Oxidation in Healthy and At-Risk Adult Populations

Findings suggest that 100% OJ may reduce inflammation, but results should be interpreted with caution due to moderate risk of bias, very low strength of evidence, and the low number of subjects.

research
2021-10-14

Del Monte’s Joyba Bubble Tea Brings First-of-Its-Kind Boba Shop-Inspired Beverages to Retail

Made with real brewed fruit flavored tea and popping boba, Joyba brings the bubble tea experience to stores for consumers to be able to enjoy anytime, anywhere.

NPD
2021-10-13

The Florida orange forecast, at 47 million boxes, is down 11%

The total includes 19.0 million boxes of non-Valencia oranges (early, mid-season, and Navel varieties) and 28.0 million boxes of Valencia oranges.

forecast
2021-10-13

Treatt: Positive Momentum Continues

The consumer shift away from categories such as beer towards products such as craft beers, alcoholic seltzers and cocktails — which all contain natural flavourings — serves as a material driver of growth for the whole flavour industry and for Treatt in particular.

finance
2021-10-13

New isotonic pet beverages designed to promote proper hydration

The two pet beverage brands are designed to be low-calorie, energy-boosting and rehydrating solutions for dogs and cats.

pet-food
2021-10-13

Elopak grows presence in MENA region with Naturepak Beverage acquisition

Elopak is reinforcing its presence in growth markets and investing in profitable growth with the acquisition of Naturepak Beverage Packaging Co Ltd, the leading gable top fresh liquid carton and packaging systems supplier in the MENA region.

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