July 15, 2019

Scent-ient Machines Are Making Sense of Smell and Taste

Machines that smell and taste are making their way into the commercial realm after government research and are set to impact a number of industries through digitization.

F&F
July 15, 2019

Pepsi Beats Coke, Again

PepsiCo’s shares have gained 19.45% for the last twelve months and 49.20% for the last five years, compared to 15.75% and 22.13% for Coca-Cola.

finance
July 15, 2019

Japan’s Bubble Tea Boom Is Creating Long Lines And Lots of Trash

You might call it bubble tea. You might call it boba tea. In Japan, it’s known as tapioca drink or just simply tapioca. And it’s taking over.

tea
July 15, 2019

It’s here: The Seltzer Bubble

Demand for sparkling water is higher than ever. So is supply.

trends
July 15, 2019

Insight: The Curious Case of Future FinTech

Fruit juice maker turned blockchain tech firm is latest warning against investing in obscure Chinese companies.

background
July 15, 2019

Brazilian inventor seeks patent on instant bioactive tea concentrates

An inventor from Brazil has developed highly concentrated, portable blends containing plant and wine extracts to enable on-the-go bioactive teas rich in trans-resveratol and other compounds.

functional
July 12, 2019

USDA Citrus July Forecast

Florida All Orange Up Slightly from June, Florida Non-Valencia Orange Production Unchanged, Florida Valencia Orange Production Up Slightly, Florida All Grapefruit Production Unchanged, Florida All Tangerine and Tangelo Production Unchanged.

forecast
July 12, 2019

This Major Marijuana Grower Reiterates Its Desire to Find a Beverage Partner

Three brand-name beverage companies could be the perfect partner for this Atlantic-based pot stock.

cannabis
July 12, 2019

Five Lessons Brands Can Learn From The Functional Beverage Boom

Any brand can learn from the rise of functional beverages to build the best business trajectory. Here are five key selling points functional beverages offer consumers.

functional
July 12, 2019

Citrus ends season on up note, but troubles remain

Florida’s citrus industry ended its growing season on a slight uptick, regaining the Sunshine State’s dominance in orange production over California. But struggles remain.

Florida
July 11, 2019

Sugar in fruit juice may raise risk of cancer, study finds

Excessive consumption of sugary drinks — including juice — associated with the disease.

research
July 11, 2019

Near-Term Outlook for the Soft Drinks Industry Lacks Fizz

While demand  in the soft drinks industry is strong, the carbonated soft drinks (‘CSDs’) category continues to witness unfavorable trends.

opinion
July 11, 2019

National Beverage Closes Out a Tough Year

The owner of LaCroix sparkling water hopes to return to sales growth in fiscal 2020.

finance
July 11, 2019

Five beverage trends for 2019 in Asia Pacific

From unusual ingredients to on-the-go packs, data and analytics company GlobalData looks at some of the top trends for the beverage industry in Asia Pacific this year.

trends
July 10, 2019

Wonder Melon, the Newest in Trend-Forward Healthy Beverages

Wonder Melon is made from 100% organic cold-pressed juice with no added sugar, artificial ingredients, or artificial colorings.

NPD
July 10, 2019

PepsiCo rises after beating Wall Street earnings forecasts

The company attributed its positive report to the popularity of its water brands, including its LaCroix competitor Bubly. Sales of the sparkling drink helped offset declines in Gatorade and soda sales.

finance
July 10, 2019

Nascent and nebulous: The state of CBD advertising

CBD may be a booming business — by 2024, BDS Analytics estimates that CBD sales will be more than $20 billion in the U.S. — but advertising CBD products isn’t easy.

marketing
July 10, 2019

Citrus Industry Eyes Orange Juice Consumption

The Department of Citrus is looking for three separate studies that would assess various aspects of orange juice consumption, including how it can affect people’s moods when drinking it as a snack.

trends
July 10, 2019

Argentina’s pears, apples, and citrus have lost competitiveness in the markets

In the first quarter of this year, pears fell by 18.7%, apples by 11.6%, and citrus fruits by 16.4%.

Argentina
July 9, 2019

World Beverage Innovation Awards 2019: judges announced

The judging panel for this year’s World Beverage Innovation Awards, taking place at BrauBeviale in November, has been announced.

awards
July 9, 2019

Juice producer Nectar opens Serbia’s largest organic apple farm

The company has invested 200,000 euro ($224,000) in the orchard in Vladicin Han, in southern Serbia, the Serbian Chamber of Commerce quoted the CEO of Nectar, Mihailo Jankovic.

organic
July 9, 2019

JBT & Aurratech: bringing fog sterilization & sanitization to the globe

Fog-in-Place (FIP) can be used by food, beverage, produce, and protein processors to sterilize or sanitize equipment, piping, tanks and entire processing areas by turning biocide solution to fog in form of billions of micro-particles.

processing
July 9, 2019

EUR 2m production plant revamp: Scentium Flavours pushes up capacity by 40 percent

The company invests in improving its Spanish HQ and increasing its flavor offerings.

F&F
July 9, 2019

A state long linked to oranges looks to a lucrative future — with hemp

The orange trees in the Corkscrew grove still produce fruit, though not nearly as much as they did just a decade ago. Thanks to hurricanes and pathogens, many are damaged and dying.

Florida
July 8, 2019

Ori Yehudai quits cannabis co Sade after two months

Yehudai, who built Frutarom into a company sold for $7.1 billion, is stepping down as executive chairman of Sadé Group.

shift
July 8, 2019

In An Alcohol-Soaked Nation, More Seek Booze-Free Social Spaces

A national trend of boozeless bars is cropping up nationwide to create social spaces without the hangovers, DUIs and alcoholism culture. It’s part of a new push for sober options.

trends
July 8, 2019

Cott Corp.: Brewing Up More Divestiture Synergies Than Promised

Cott’s shift towards a more stable and higher-growth/margin pure-play water/coffee business is well-appreciated by the market.

finance
July 8, 2019

Coca Cola Staying True To Innovation

Coke has outperformed its peers by continually fostering new forms of growth through innovation in order to capture a wider variety of consumers.

opinion
July 8, 2019

Blockchain for the Food Industry, How Industry Makes Use of the Technology

Just over the past few months, a variety of players — including juggernauts like Nestlé, Carrefour and Starbucks — have reported on their latest blockchain-powered initiatives within the field.

blockchain
July 5, 2019

Special Market Review: Juices & Soft Drinks 2019’ PDF

This year is unusual as prices of all the major juices are either weak or likely to weaken in the near future.

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