2021-07-23

Egypt consolidates itself as the world’s leading exporter of Valencia orange

Egypt has become the world’s largest exporter of oranges, taking the position away from Spain. Even though 95% of Egypt’s surface is desert, the country has nearly 168,000 hectares of orange trees spread through its arid geography as if they were a mirage;

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2021-07-16

Beverage industry needs priority access to its recycled plastic material to close the bottle loop and accelerate the transition

The non-alcoholic beverage industry calls on the EC for priority access” to its recycled plastic material, or a similar mechanism that guarantees right of first refusal”, to be incorporated in the upcoming revision of the Packaging Waste Directive.

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2021-07-16

The Soho Juice Co. launches at 70 Sainsbury’s stores this summer

SOHO has already taken the restaurant, bar and club scene by storm, thanks to its lower-calorie, low-sugar, vegan-certified and gluten-free credentials.

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2021-07-16

Tereos and Firmenich collaborate on stevia extracts sourcing agreement

The move will allow the company to offer its customers traceable stevia-based sweetening solutions worldwide.

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2021-07-16

Suja Juice acquired by private equity firm: We have many, many growth opportunities ahead’

Consumers were trending towards more cold-pressed juice to begin with, but within the last year the pandemic really accelerated that movement.

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2021-07-16

Shrubbly Launches Into Functional Beverage Market With Organic, RTD Sparkling Shrub

Shrubs are a refreshing blend of fruit and vinegar that date back to the 15th century.

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2021-07-16

Pressed Juicery Rebrands to Pressed’, Emphasizing Broader Offerings

Pressed Juicery’s Evolution Includes Expanded Menu and New In-Store Consumer Experience, Which Solidifies the Brand’s Mission of Making Nutrition accessible.

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2021-07-15

Sweegen’s Bestevia Rebaudioside M Approved in Europe

The availability broadens the toolkit for sugar alternatives to reimagine food and drink, opening new doors for creating healthy products for consumers.

sweetener
2021-07-15

This Founder Is Disrupting How We Consume the World’s Most Popular Beverage

Three lessons from Tea Drops’ Sashee Chandran.

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2021-07-15

Influences of AC frequency and electric field strength on changes in bioactive compounds in Ohmic heating of pomelo juice

Pasteurization of pomelo juice by Ohmic heating remained bioactive compound contents.

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2021-07-15

Flow Beverage Corp debuts on Toronto Stock Exchange, posts 97% surge in revenues in first half

Toronto-based Flow, which launched its first products in 2015, posted a 40% increase in net revenues in fiscal 2020 to $CAD23m, and a net loss of $CAD48.1m.

IPO
2021-07-15

Beverage giant under fire for trying to optimize’ Coke Zero flavor

The new recipe has already been launched in Europe and Latin America and is set to debut in select markets this month.

CSD
2021-07-15

Audacious Acquires LOOS, a California Shot Beverage and Edibles Company

With LOOS, Audacious is adding an exciting new brand and product line to its portfolio aimed at a generally cannabis savvy and influential target market, which cuts across numerous demographics and reaches both the cannacurious and more experienced consumers.

M&A
2021-07-14

Red Bull, Rauch announce $740 million investment in Cabarrus County with beverage production hub

The hub will include Red Bull’s 800,000-square-foot regional distribution center and 1.4 million square feet of factory, distribution and office space for Rauch North America’s can-filling operation.

hub
2021-07-14

XED Beverage Company Raises $4.5M in Seed Funding

The company will use this capital to grow its flagship brand SESH and launch its second brand, which is currently in stealth mode.

investing
2021-07-14

Suja Life is Acquired by Paine Schwartz Partners

Suja Life, the California-based leader in cold-pressured, organic beverages announces today its acquisition by Paine Schwartz Partners, a global leader in sustainable food chain investing, from Goldman Sachs Asset Management and co-investors.

M&A
2021-07-14

Organic beverage provider Zevia sets terms for $200 million IPO

Zevia provides six product lines of zero calorie, zero sugar, naturally sweetened beverages in the US and Canada.

IPO
2021-07-14

New Study Finds That Vitamins And Bioactives In 100% Orange Juice Help Shore Up Natural Immunity And Fight Immune-sapping Inflammation In The Body

Scientists examined evidence from nearly 200 different studies and reports, and concluded that vitamin C, folate and polyphenol compounds in citrus juices have the capacity to impact on immune health, fight inflammation and improve our defence against bacteria and viruses.

research
2021-07-14

Coca-Cola launches reformulated Coca-Cola Zero Sugar in the US

Coca-Cola Zero Sugar is rolling out with a new recipe and packaging in the US, with the product promising an even more iconic Coke taste’.

taste
2021-07-14

AMC Freshly Squeezed fined £16k after finger slice

Fruit juice manufacturer AMC Freshly Squeezed Ltd has been fined £16,000 for health and safety failings, after a worker lost three fingers in an accident involving a screw conveyor.

safety
2021-07-13

Rescued ingredients: Upcycled potato fruit water offers new source of protein

With the rescued ingredients” trend ripe for industry-wide adoption, this untapped resource is presented as the focus of a new business venture led by Danish biotech company Lihme Protein Solutions and Duynie Group, a Dutch upcycling specialist.

upcycling
2021-07-13

Plant-Based Recovery Beverage Startup The Plug Drink Secures $1.5 Million Seed To Prepare For National Rollout

California-based startup, The Plug Drink, is among the new kids on the block, alongside other brands including Beam and Hydrant — both have closed their multimillion-dollar series A rounds earlier this year, as well as international players such as Waterdrop that are also eyeing the U.S. for massive growth.

functional
2021-07-13

PepsiCo 2Q Profit Rises on North American Beverage Sales

PepsiCo Inc. said its profit rose for the recent quarter, driven by its beverage sales in North America.

finance
2021-07-13

One Major Effect of Drinking Cranberry Juice, New Study Says

Beverages rich in antimicrobial plant polyphenols reduce plaque adherence, may benefit oral health and are preferred over other sugary beverages.

research
2021-07-13

Florida Citrus July Forecast 52.8m Boxes

The 2020-2021 Florida all orange forecast released today by the USDA Agricultural Statistics Board is 52.8 million boxes.

forecast
2021-07-12

Canadian company hopes to capitalize on psychedelics craze with new drink

A Canadian beverage company is looking to cash in on the popularity of psychedelics with a kava-based drink it is billing as the first of its kind.

psychedelics
2021-07-12

Upcycling Is on the Rise

Consumers, brands and suppliers are increasingly interested in fragrance and beauty product ingredients that come from what used to be considered waste.

F&F
2021-07-12

Tate & Lyle to be re-positioned as a growth-focused global speciality food and beverage solutions business

The transaction will form a new company, NewCo, specializing in plant-based products for the food and industrial markets, and valued at an enterprise of approximately US$1.7 billion.

M&A
2021-07-12

Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Consumption, Perceptions, and Disparities in Children and Adolescents

Sugar-sweetened beverage perceptions and related social and commercial determinants like marketing may be useful targets for reducing SSB consumption.

research
2021-07-12

Soda 2.0: Nostalgic flavors, low sugar, and functional health benefits… the meteoric rise of Olipop

Olipop — a functional beverage brand forging new territory in the soda category with 9g fiber per can — is on course to more than triple revenues this year vs 2020, says co-founder Ben Goodwin, who launched the brand with David Lester in late 2018.

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