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Gin proves a festive favorite with Christmas sales up 18%: IRI

Christmas sales of gin have confirmed the spirit’s renaissance in the UK, with gin now the biggest growth driver in the spirits category, according to IRI. 

Uflex first company to launch its own aseptic carton packaging in India

Uflex has launched its own aseptic carton packaging called Asepto in India, investing approximately $100m in a purpose-built factory to start production in April 2017.

Whiskey & craft beer help drive Ireland's record F&B exports

Irish whiskey exports to double by 2020

Irish whiskey exports are projected to double by 2020, according to Irish food board Bord Bia, with the category being the fastest growing spirit in the world. 

China direct

Wine demand skips from officials to public as import market re-emerges

China’s wine market is emerging from a recent state of flux to offer cheer to the growing number of wine businesses that are invested in one of the world’s biggest...

Tea sales climb steadily on product development, emergence of tea houses & innovative marketing

Ongoing development of ready-to-drink tea and growing awareness of the health benefits and cultural importance of tea continue to drive sales of the beverage in the US, but future growth...

General Colin Powell & David Cameron headline ISM2017

The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) has announced General Colin Powell and former UK Prime Minister David Cameron will headline ISM2017 as keynote speakers.

What are the key trends of the Chinese beverage market in 2017?

Several market research firms have predicted key trends that might be observed in the Chinese beverage market this year, including natural and energy ingredients.

China direct

Craft brews should stand out in China’s stagnating beer market

Riding on a trend towards premiumisation, craft beer, though still a very small market in China, is likely to continue gaining considerable share and should enjoy remarkable performance.

BeverageDaily unveils 2017 features calendar

BeverageDaily runs a series of special edition newsletters every year – each putting the spotlight on an innovative industry sector – and we’re looking ahead to our 2017 subjects. 

What will the top texture trends be in 2017?

In 2016 15% of new food products launched in Europe employed themes concerning texture combinations – often on well-established product types such as yoghurt. FoodNavigator looks at some of the...

The year that was: Headlines of 2016

From mergers and acquisitions to innovations in packaging and flavors, we take a look back over some of the headlines of 2016. 

This week Down Under

Cider sales boom as festive early-adopters swap brands

Cider is not only Australia’s fastest-growing alcoholic beverage by far, its consumption also spikes dramatically during the southern summer months, market research suggests.

6 beverage innovation highlights of 2016

It’s easy to be cynical about the term ‘innovation’ – a buzzword used by marketers in the hope of attracting attention in a crowded marketplace. But here we take a...

By 2020, packaged and RTD coffee in the US will hit $18bn in sales

The US market for packaged and ready-to-drink (RTD) coffee sold at retail was up 10% from the year before to an estimated $13.6bn in 2015, says a new Packaged Facts...

Consumers assume food must be expensive to be healthy: Study

The price of food heavily influences assumptions about nutritious quality and even effects the health issues consumers worry about, a series of experiments at Ohio State University has found

Tea will take off in sales and popularity in 2017 and beyond, says survey

Dietitians have been asked what they think the next big trends in food and beverage will be: and they suggest that tea - in various formats - will be a...

Guest article

‘CRM is going mobile, CRM is turning social – how the F&B industry can benefit’

Food and beverage is one of the UK’s fastest moving, most dynamic industries: market trends can change rapidly, and the desires and tastes of customers can be difficult to predict....

Tipple trends: Aussie grog consumption stays static

Australia may be best known as a nation of beer drinkers, yet still more than a quarter of the country’s adults consume spirits at least once every month.

Myth busting: Fruit juice industry must address false consumer perceptions, says Unijus

Many consumers still believe that fruit juice contains large amounts of added sugars: a myth that the industry needs to address, according to Unijus. 

NutraIngredients is hiring

Can you break news in multiple formats? Are you comfortable interviewing a CEO or Greenpeace protester, food scientist, politician or legal hound? Do you have the temperament to handle daily...

Taking the fizz out of Champagne? Prosecco up 24% in 2016

Both the Champagne and Prosecco markets continue to grow in Europe, but Prosecco is enjoying 24% value growth compared to just 0.9% for Champagne.

GreenSpace Brands takes sip from organic juice market with takeover of Nothing But Nature

GreenSpace Brands has announced the purchase of Canadian organic juice maker Nothing But Nature for the “total consideration of approximately $8.88m and $9.88m.”

Norwegian food industry agrees to aid government in promoting healthy food

A coalition of major food industry bodies have made a pact with the Norwegian government to help improve public health by reducing high fat, sugary and salty foods (HFFS).

Ball to close US beverage packaging plant

Ball Corporation will close its Reidsville, North Carolina, beverage packaging plant next year.

Record high stock levels mean low food prices in 2017: Rabobank

It's good news for consumers but not for world farmers as Rabobank predicts low food prices in 2017 due to high global stock levels– despite instability in Europe and America.

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