December 13, 2018

Clean’ is the new norm in beverage formulation

Most beverage innovations today avoid using chemical-sounding additives or any ingredient perceived as artificial, most notably certain colors, flavors, preservatives and sweeteners.

trends
December 13, 2018

Organic Energy Drinks Market Soaring in Canada Thanks to the GURU Brand

GURU grew by a dazzling 52% in the last year in convenience store and gas stations, and 42% in grocery stores and pharmacies, according to a Nielsen.

growth
December 13, 2018

Elias’ Juice of Life’ has many health benefits

The juice is 100% organic and is strictly made of mainly vegetables and fruits which he plants and harvests.

South-Africa
December 12, 2018

The Truth About Private Label Brands

Retailers get a bigger slice of the pie by issuing new store brands and expanding existing private label lines.

background
December 12, 2018

Spain: Murcia exporting 26% more juice

The manufacturers saw their exports between January and September increase by 26% after gaining ground on the EU market against US, Brazilian, Mexican, Costa Rican and Indian competitors.

juice
December 12, 2018

Morocco Expects Record Citrus Production in MY2018/19

Morocco’s citrus production for MY 2018/19 to reach an estimated 2.6 million metric tons, increasing 18 percent over the previous marketing year.

Morocco
December 12, 2018

Kombucha Expands Its Audience - BevNET.com

For kombucha, mainstream adoption is no longer an issue of if” but when.”

kombucha
December 12, 2018

Florida Citrus December Forecast Maturity Test Results and Fruit Size

Florida All Orange Production Unchanged from November Forecast

forecast
December 12, 2018

DNA Brands Acquires NEO High Alkalized Superwater

NEO High Alkaline Superwater can be found in most major natural food stores, grocers, convenience stores, nutritional stores, health & wellness stores, gyms and more across the country, predominantly on the West Coast.  Expansion efforts will now concentrate on the East Coast.

M&A
December 11, 2018

Zurich University: Rhubarb juice instead of ascorbic acid

Researchers at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHFAW) have for the first time used rhubarb juice as a natural antioxidant in food production.

research
December 11, 2018

Florida Growers Battle To Keep Citrus Industry Thriving

Local growers, some who have been around for generations, say disease, hurricanes and freezes won’t stop them.

Florida
December 11, 2018

Coca-Cola enlists Dragon Rouge to create brand identity for new tea brand

The Coca-Cola Company has launched a new brand called Authentic Tea House to create a new ready-to-drink (RTD) tea brand that celebrates authentic tea flavours and their origins.

marketing
December 11, 2018

2019 healthy NPD trends: a.o. Digestive Health and Personalization

The Kerry Health and Nutrition Institute (KHNI) has highlighted its perspective on the top ten forthcoming nutrition trends that we can expect to see in 2019.

trends
December 11, 2018

2018-2019 Orange Crop Forecast Update For Brazil

Total orange crop production forecast: 275.75 million boxes (increase of 0.88%).

forecast
December 10, 2018

Portuguese Juice Brand SoNatural Launches in U.S.

the creator of innovative HPP’d juice and wellness shots is coming to the United States and setting up a facility in Pennsylvania located in  the Philadelphia area.

growth
December 10, 2018

How billions of discarded Tetra Paks cover Vietnam’s beaches and towns

More than 8bn Tetra Paks are sold every year in Vietnam — and only a few percent are recycled. It’s having a devastating effect on the environment.

packaging
December 10, 2018

Fusion super drink: UK brand targeting APAC millennial market with locally inspired functional beverage

UK beverage brand DRGN (pronounced dragon’) has set its sights on APAC with its new functional soft drink, which combines ingredients originating from and popular in Asia to target consumers in the region.

NPD
December 10, 2018

Drinking Small Glass Of Orange Juice Daily Cuts Dementia Risk, Study Finds

Men that had a tumbler-sized glass of the tart beverage once a day whittled away their chances of getting dementia by almost 50 percent.

research
December 10, 2018

Alkaline Water Co Approved to Trade on NASDAQ Stock Market

The Alkaline Water Company expects that its shares of common stock will begin trading on NASDAQ on December 10, 2018 under the ticker symbol WTER.”

finance
December 7, 2018

Under plant-based pressure: Plenty of room on the shelf”

Plant-based options are flourishing in a range of categories, with dairy alternatives, for example, on the rise.

plant-based
December 7, 2018

James Quincey to Succeed Muhtar Kent as Chairman of The Coca-Cola Company

Kent to Retire After 41 Years in the Coca-Cola System; Board of Directors Elects Quincey as Company Chairman.

shift
December 7, 2018

Constellation to invest $100 in female-run companies

Constellation Brands has pledged to invest at least US$100m in start-up beverage companies led by females by 2028 as part of its Focus on Female Founders campaign, in an effort to support women working within a typically male-dominated industry.

investing
December 7, 2018

Cannabis Companies Continue to Pull the Best from the Beverage Sector

Companies targeting key executives from the beverage industry as well as expanding with corporate acquisitions in the alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverage sector.

shift
December 7, 2018

Beverage companies helping protect Florida’s beaches

A concerted effort with America’s top beverage companies to implement permanent solutions.

opinion
December 6, 2018

Revolution Brands releases Slice range of sparkling water in US

Revolution Brands has begun accepting wholesale pre-orders for Slice, a new sparkling water flavoured with organic fruit juices, organic flavours and carbonated water.

NPD
December 6, 2018

PepsiCo fully Acquires SodaStream, Expands Beverage Portfolio

PepsiCo Inc. successfully sealed its previously announced deal to buy all outstanding shares of SodaStream International Ltd. for cash outlay of $3.2 billion.

M&A
December 6, 2018

Italy: pomegranate juices are increasingly successful

A positive economic balance for the Sicilian Agrumi-Gel. Although the processed red-orange is still the company’s flagship product, the results of the pomegranate juice are especially good.

pomegranate
December 6, 2018

Functional beverage start-up Synapse raises $1 million in latest seed funding round

The drink has a supplements facts panel and contains botanical ingredients like Huperzia serrata ​and Bacopa monnieri​.

investing
December 6, 2018

Brazilian citrus growers concerned about quality of this season’s mature oranges

High moisture was leading the late fruits to grow up to large sizes before the ideal harvesting period (due to the higher water concentration), reducing acceptance in the in natura market.

Brazil
December 6, 2018

As they like it: Consumers base purchasing decisions on feelings, not facts

People rely on their senses to detect harmful food; a natural instinct coined intuitive toxicology.”

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