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‘Huge potential’ in children’s bottled water category

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.  

Bottled water can offer an alternative to soda. Pic:iStock/Kerkez
‘Exceptional growth’ in Australian wine exports to China

China becomes top wine export market for Australia

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. 

Sparkling Ice launches in Mexico

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. 

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Nestlé lowers full-year sales outlook

Nestlé has lowered its full year outlook from 4.2% to 3.5% as it feels the effect of a deflationary market.

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WILD on trend with vegan protein power drinks and Clarisoy dessert toppings

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.

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Hydrocolloids gain from FSSAI’s new additives standards

Plus: FSSAI promotes fortification with release of new standards; and Veeba funding round suggests continuing investor interest in condiments.

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