As concerns over childhood obesity continue to grow - and with sugary drinks under particular scrutiny – there’s a big opportunity for children’s bottled water, according to Zenith International.
China has become the top market for Australian wine exports, thanks to the middle class’ increased interest in wine and the benefits of the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement.
Talking Rain Beverage Company is rolling out its Sparkling Ice brand in Mexico, continuing international expansion after the recent launch in the UK and Ireland.
Nestlé has lowered its full year outlook from 4.2% to 3.5% as it feels the effect of a deflationary market.
WILD Flavors & Specialty Ingredients (WFSI), part of Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM), is tapping into the vegan market with its protein power drinks and Clarisoy dessert toppings.
Plus: FSSAI promotes fortification with release of new standards; and Veeba funding round suggests continuing investor interest in condiments.