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Analysts suggest Coke could prosper from plant-based beverage tie-up with WhiteWave Foods

Wells Fargo Securities analysts say plant-based beverages are a ‘unique growth opportunity’ and believe a partnership with WhiteWave Foods would bring Coke several important strategic benefits. 

US court dismisses misleading labeling suit against Campbell’s V8 V-Fusion juice

A US Federal court has dismissed a case brought against Campbell Soup Company claiming it misled consumers into thinking that one flavour of its V8 V-Fusion drink was 100% pomegranate and blueberry juice.

GLG Life Tech unveils new stevia variety with higher natural Reb A content

GLG Life Tech Corporation has announced another milestone in its effort to breed new cultivars of the stevia plant. The company has developed a variety that expresses higher levels of Rebaudioside A, or Reb A, the most commercially important stevia fraction in the marketplace today.

Beer bounces back this year: Mintel

More British drinkers said cheers to beer this year, as sales bounced back from recession, according to market research organisation Mintel.

Review of the year

Asia-Pacific in 2014: A year of scandals, soul searching and success

The last 12 months have been turbulent for much of Asia-Pacific's food industry, with regulations, laws, markets and partnerships continuing to develop in the latest step in the region's economic development.To mark a fascinating year for everyone involved in the region's food industry, we have taken a look at the...


Hydrating news! 2014 waters round-up

Hydrating news! 2014 waters round-up

Fresh from the Zenith International Premium Waters conference in Dubai, we've selected a handful of this year's...

Soft drink trends, opportunities and challenges: Euromonitor
In-depth on carbonates with Euromonitor International

Want your fizz back? Get into the water aisle, go retro and hit new day parts, say experts

Carbonates will never return to the buzz of the 80s but beverage makers can inject life back...

Soft drink depression link in China

Soft drinks linked to depressive symptoms among Chinese adults: Study

Higher consumption of soft drinks correlates with higher prevalence of depressive symptoms, according to a cross-sectional study...

Excite and hydrate consumers, Premium Waters conference hears

'Excite and hydrate consumers', BeverageDaily tells Premium Waters conference

Premium bottled water producers must excite as well as hydrate consumers, delegates at the Zenith International Premium...

Brighter outlook for carbonated soft drinks: Analyst

Brighter outlook for CSDs but diet versions continue to lose fizz, says analyst

Executives at the top carbonated soft drink firms are more positive on the future of the category...

White tea: Antioxidant, anticancer properties

White tea packs antioxidant punch against colon cancer: Study

White tea could slow the spread of colon cancer cells thanks to its antioxidant properties, claim researchers.