June 19, 2019

Semi Annual Citrus Report Brazil +26%

The Brazilian orange crop for 2019/20 (MY 2018/19) is projected at 494 million boxes, a 26 percent increase vis-a-vis the previous season.

GAIN
June 19, 2019

LaCroix Sparkling Water Mystery Reveals Gaps in Regulation of Carbonated Bottled Water

The situation reveals an unusual quirk of food safety regulations: Federal and state regulations typically treat artificially carbonated waters—including club soda, tonic water, seltzer, and sparkling water—differently than bottled water.

CSD
June 19, 2019

Juice It Up! Focuses On Functional With Acerola

A nutritionally dense ingredient known to boost immunity, aid in heart and eye health and regulate digestion, acerola is a superstar ingredient, and Juice It Up! is the first major smoothie and bowl chain to introduce it to its menu.

functional
June 19, 2019

Everything you need to know about the booming business of fighting food waste

A new wave of companies is figuring out how to make new products from food that used to end up in the trash, from pulp popsicles to beer bread.

trends
June 19, 2019

Dutch Retailer Jumbo Turns To Recycled Plastic For Fresh Juices

The retailer made the announcement as it launched a 1 litre bottle of fresh orange juice in environmentally friendly packaging.

retail
June 18, 2019

What will cannabis drinks’ labels say? Here’s why barley soda’ is a possibility

Federal regulations allow de-alcoholized wine and beer with THC added. But they will ban words related to alcoholic beverages, like wine” and beer” to market them.

cannabis
June 18, 2019

IFF CEO on the impacts of Brexit and China tariffs on business

So we have planned for Brexit. I think we have plan A, B and C, and you need all these plans — I can tell you,” CEO Andreas Fibig tells CNBC.

opinion
June 18, 2019

HPP for bulk liquids a game changer for beverage market, claims Hiperbaric

By processing liquids in bulk using HPP, firms can handle twice as much product per batch, and then bottle their liquids in any format they choose, from cans to glass bottles.

HPP
June 18, 2019

Crazy for kefir? Indian start-up aims to redefine’ probiotic consumption with fresh take on fermented beverage

Indian start-up Kefir Culture is aiming to improve public health and targeting local expansion with its own twist on kefir, a traditional fermented beverage known for its gut health benefits.

trends
June 18, 2019

Can Juice Really Be Healthy? Yes!

Juice extracted from fresh fruits and vegetables contain concentrated amounts of vitamins and minerals.

opinion
June 17, 2019

Which functional claims in beverage resonate with consumers?

As the line begins to blur between food and beverage, consumers are looking for more than just hydration from their drinks — they also want function.

Podcast
June 17, 2019

New technology aims to improve taste, shelf life, production of food and beverages

A new technology to improve the taste, quality and shelf life of juice and other beverages, and help craft brewers make more beer.

tech
June 17, 2019

Former LaCroix employee files lawsuit against National Beverage Corporation

A former employee of LaCroix is suing the beverage brand’s parent company for allegedly firing him in retaliation for refusing to cover up that the company’s sparkling water contained a toxic chemical.

legal
June 17, 2019

Citrus greening, Mexico trade deal top risks to Florida’s $8.6 billion citrus industry

Citrus greening and the Trump Administration’s proposed new Mexico trade deal remain urgent issues for Florida’s citrus industry, which employs 45,000 people and provides an economic impact of $8.6 billion, according to the state’s Department of Citrus.

politics
June 11, 2019

What Is Limonene & What Are Its Benefits in Cannabis?

Terpenes are fragrant oils secreted alongside cannabinoids like THC and CBD, and these terpenes not only determine the smell of a cannabis strain, they may also modify its effects.

F&F
June 11, 2019

Fentimans introduces pink ginger drink as ginger beer alternative

The fresh and fragrant” ginger flavour has been achieved by using the botanical brewing method used to make all Fentimans drinks, combined with pear juice, orange and herbal extracts.

NPD
June 11, 2019

Californians Fighting Citrus Greening

How Californians are working to control the spread of the disease by requesting citrus tree owners and travelers follow quarantine restrictions.

opinion
June 11, 2019

A disastrous citrus campaign comes to an end in the Spanish province of Cordoba

The sharp drop in prices at origin has not been reflected in consumer prices, which have remained similar to those of the previous year.

Spain
June 10, 2019

What is the world drinking? Study reveals global intake of major beverages

Latest stats show beverage choice varies dramatically around the world.

report
June 10, 2019

People are sick of drinking. Investors are betting on the sober curious’

The idea is to provide outlets for people who want to socialize in a bar-like location, but without having to drink alcohol.

trends
June 10, 2019

International entrepreneur reveals top tips to startup success

Kris Ingham, founder of the amino acid enriched water brand Rejuvenation Water, says the market today offers the perfect storm’ for entrepreneurs as both consumers and retailers are welcoming new ideas.

background
June 10, 2019

Citrus greening is killing the world’s orange trees. Scientists are racing to help

To save a billion-dollar industry from the infectious disease, also known as huanglongbing, researchers are turning to gene editing, RNA interference, and other advanced techniques.

HLB
June 7, 2019

What Is CBD Water, and Should You Drink It?

CBD water has also become widely available recently, drawing praise and criticism. This article examines CBD water to help you determine whether it’s worth buying.

cannabis
June 7, 2019

South East Asian ambitions for Indian functional beverage firm &Me driven by Women’s Health

The products are made from a mix of fruits, vegetables, spices and ayurvedic herbs, combined with vitamins and minerals such as vitamins A, C and E, B vitamins, iron, magnesium, calcium, zinc, chromium and copper.

functional
June 7, 2019

Doctors Explain What Happens To Your Body When Drink Oat Milk Instead of Dairy

Even though there are many other non-dairy milk alternatives, people seem to prefer the oat variety.

non-dairy
June 7, 2019

Celery Juice Is the Perfect, Probably Pointless Trend for 2019

Is it healthy? It’s not not healthy. What exactly does it do for you? Who knows!

trends
June 6, 2019

Verifying organic’ foods

Scientists report in ACS Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry a new strategy to determine organic authenticity.

organic
June 6, 2019

Kerry 2019 Taste Charts US

Taste Charts represent Kerry’s annual review of the food and beverage taste landscape utilizing sales performance, consumer trends, foodservice influences and endorsements from our internal culinary experts to predict tastes for the coming year.

trends
June 6, 2019

Juice consumption in Spain has been reduced by 20%

One of the reasons for this drop may be the ignorance regarding the different juice categories that are marketed.

Spain
June 6, 2019

Coca-Cola Japan Is Set to Introduce Clear Lime Coke This Summer

The new Coca-Cola Clear Lime is said to be the perfect drink for summer, and the new commercial helping to launch the product comes with a breezy, refreshing summertime theme.

NPD


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