It was a good year for distilled spirits, as supplier sales were up 4.1% and volume was up 2.3%, according to the Distilled Spirits Council.
Bottled water, sparkling flavored water, energy and sports drinks, and ready-to-drink coffee have all made strong gains in the New Year as shoppers have continued to spurn carbonated soft drinks – particularly the diet variety - according to Nielsen data collated by Wells Fargo.
Scientists have found evidence of negative effects on the heart and cardiovascular system from energy drinks in two recent studies.
Enzymes supplier Novozymes is restructuring its business in a move designed to deliver innovation more quickly and with greater commercial impact.
Thermo Scientific has launched a High-Pressure Ion Chromatography (HPIC) system to bring additional features to a mid-tier platform.