May 25, 2018

Up Mountain Switchel diversifies gut health beverage space

Up Mountain Switchel is continuing its path of reinvigorating a heritage recipe with its most recent product launch, Original Swizzle, a carbonated switchel drink that uses fresh ginger root, Vermont maple syrup and raw apple cider vinegar.

gut
May 25, 2018

Peet’s Coffee launches new tea and coffee beverages

A half-century of handcrafted credentials means that these cold brew and tea-based fog beverages are not only super smooth and refreshing but also visually appealing.”

trends
May 25, 2018

OTA announces pilot program to prevent, detect organic fraud

The U.S. Organic Trade Association has announced the start of an industry pilot project to prevent and detect fraud in the global organic system.

organic
May 25, 2018

Nutritionist Commends Chivita’s No-added Sugar’ Commitment

The National Publicity Secretary of the Nutrition Society of Nigeria, Mr. Olusola Malomo, has hailed the juice making standards of Chivita 100 per cent fruit juice and its commitment to no-added sugar’ process, describing it as a healthy substitute for raw fruits.

Nigeria
May 25, 2018

Florida scientists are working to solve greening. They were too late for Cee Bee’s

After almost 100 years, the last commercial grove in Tampa Bay is closing

greening
May 24, 2018

Zumex bets strongly in the US and presents a new line of juicers

The ZUMEX® Group continues with its penetration into the US and Canadian markets.

juice
May 24, 2018

Pink pineapples and healthy fries: The new GM foods made for you

From health benefits to increased flavour and longer shelf-life, discover the new generation of GM foods designed with the consumer in mind.

GM
May 24, 2018

PepsiCo partners with food, beverage incubator

PepsiCo North America Nutrition), a division of PepsiCo, Inc. has partnered with The Hatchery Chicago, a non-profit food and beverage incubator, to help food industry entrepreneurs grow their businesses.

startup
May 24, 2018

Kerry puts emphasis on science-backed ingredients’

Kerry has vowed to continue investing in science-backed ingredients’ after exhibiting a number of its functional ingredient platforms at Vitafoods Europe 2018 in Geneva.

interview
May 24, 2018

A smart move: active beverage packs

Intelligent beverage packaging is being developed at a rapid pace to fulfil a wide range of criteria.

packaging
May 23, 2018

UK sets sugar reduction targets for juice and milk-based drinks

Juice and milk-based drinks are currently exempt from the UKs sugar tax: but Public Health England has set out targets for sugar reduction in these categories — and says that progress will be taken into account when it reviews the milk-based drinks exemption in 2020.

sugar
May 23, 2018

These CRISPR-modified crops don’t count as GMOs

You may wonder why the plants we create with our new DNA editing technique are not considered GMO? It’s a good question.

CRISPR
May 23, 2018

South African topfruit season battles through drought

Apple exports estimated at 14% down, pear exports at -7%

South-Africa
May 23, 2018

International Flavors & Fragrances: Dip Post-Deal An Opportunity For GARP Players

Another clue that the deal is positive, top IFF shareholder, Winder Investment Pte Ltd., has recently accelerated its share purchases in IFF.

finance
May 23, 2018

Farmers cautiously optimistic’ after China trade deal, citrus hurting

What does this mean for the second most productive agricultural county in the nation — especially citrus farmer?

citrus
May 23, 2018

CitrusBR Processing data for the 2017/2018 harvest and estimated orange juice stocks

CitrusBR informs that the total processing of its associated companies in the 2017/18 harvest ended in 339,997,000 boxes of orange of 40.8 kg, an increase of 83.2% compared to the 185,569,000 processed in the previous harvest.

Orange
May 22, 2018

Simply Lightens Up With New Lower-Calorie Juice Drinks and Lemonades

America’s top chilled juice and juice drink brand is welcoming a new lower-sugar, lower-calorie line to its portfolio this summer.

juice
May 22, 2018

Sales growth of organic foods slips to 6.4% in 2017

Organic foods registered sales growth of 6.4% in in the United States in 2017, which was down from 9% in 2016 but still above the 1.1% total food sales growth in 2017.

organic
May 22, 2018

Raw Pressery raises Rs 65 cr from Sequoia, Saama, Others

Organic cold-pressed juice and beverage maker Raw Pressery has finalised an investment of Rs 65 crore (about $10 million) from existing investors Sequoia Capital, Saama Capital and DSG Consumer Partners as it looks to expand its footprint across international markets significantly.

HPP
May 22, 2018

Frutarom buy: Access to a broader middle market minimises supplier exposure

Andreas Fibig, CEO of International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF), has identified the broad base of small and medium-sized customers as a key benefit in acquiring Frutarom in a transformational move” for the company.

M&A
May 22, 2018

Compound in citrus oil could reduce dry mouth in head, neck cancer patients

A Stanford collaboration between clinical and basic science researchers has led to the identification of a compound that could improve the quality of life for head and neck cancer patients.

d-limonene
May 22, 2018

Chile Fresh Deciduous Fruit Semi-annual

Chile’s abundant rainfall during the winter allowed water reservoirs to reach full capacity that would likely secure irrigation for up to five marketing years. Yields are expected to reach average levels of a normal year.

Chile
May 21, 2018

Poppilu founder discusses the benefit of taking success in small doses

As a food or beverage startup, it’s natural to want to expand very quickly, but brands should take a moment to revel in their small-scale existence and take advantage of their ability to be nimble, says Poppilu founder Melanie Kahn.

startup
May 21, 2018

Overview Global Lemon Market

Representatives from Spain, Argentina and South Africa, the biggest lemon exporters worldwide, held a meeting recently. One of the points in the agenda was the significant growth of lemon production in these countries.

lemon
May 21, 2018

Herb-infused coconut milk brand Rebbl secures $20m in funding

The brand said that funding will allow it to grow its team, increase marketing efforts to drive greater household penetration, and enhance research and development.

coconut
May 21, 2018

Get More Vitamins drinks expands into vitamin chewing gum

A vitamin drinks brand is expanding into confectionery with its vitamin chewing gum: seeing the potential of both products to appeal to on-the-go consumers.

shift
May 21, 2018

Freshtrop Fruits forays into juices segment

Freshtrop Fruits Ltd., a leading exporter of grapes and pomegranates, has forayed into cold vacuum-extracted juices segment by introducing fresh fruit and vegetable juices under the brand Second Nature.

juice
May 21, 2018

Agriculture’s Silicon Valley Hopes to Attract Entrepreneurs Addressing the Food System

St. Louis, Missouri, is home to the headquarters of international agri-food companies Monsanto, Novus International, and Bunge Limited but in recent years, an influx of agri-food startups in the area have been helping to shape what some call agriculture’s Silicon Valley.

startup
May 18, 2018

Why Maersk is Investing in AgriFood Tech Startups

We want to be the rocket fuel for these startups so together we can create significant impact across our value-chain.

investing
May 18, 2018

PepsiCo India chief hopes for a fizz in juice segment

In an interview with BusinessLine, Sheikh said the company is targeting to double its India business in the next seven-eight years on the back of double-digit organic revenue growth.

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