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No & low alcohol beer launches: the global picture

While the amount of innovation in the lower alcohol beer category remains limited on a global scale, Mintel predicts activity in the sector will speed up in years to come as millennials seek healthier and less calorific beer options. 

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Blue Bottle acquisition gives Nestlé access to ‘quality obsessed coffee drinkers’

Nestlé’s recent acquisition of a 68% stake in California startup Blue Bottle Coffee is a departure from its usual business strategy when it comes to its coffee portfolio, according to Euromonitor. 

Nestlé-backed Swiss scientists create novel process for foams that last 'essentially forever'

Ever-lasting foam in ice cream or beer without artificial stabilisers? Swiss researchers have "for the first time" developed a novel strategy to make foam bubbles last "essentially ‘forever".

Revive Kombucha finds ‘evergreen path’ to growth with Peet’s Coffee partnership, $7.5M financing

Seeking an “evergreen path” to growth while still protecting its mission, Revive Kombucha gave a seat on its board of directors to a top executive at Peet’s Coffee, which also led a $7.5 million series B financing round for the brand, according to company co-founder Sean Lovett.

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