M&M’s peanut thick shakes, sweet and spicy Ginger Nija juice, and art-inspired vodka: just some of the beverages springing onto shelves across the globe.
A wine research centre that will help the industry face up to challenges posed by climate change, water restrictions and changing consumer preferences has been launched at the University of...
Alcohol consumption during bank holidays, celebrations and other special occasions is inadequately measured in normal consumption surveys, according to a study that suggests 12m more bottles of wine a week...
Anheuser-Busch InBev says Vietnam is the ‘next turning point’ for growth in Southeast Asia, as it officially opened its first brewery in the country yesterday.
The Australian cricket team will not be the only Australian icon on British shores this northern summer. The Hills Cider Company, South Australia’s largest producer of artisan ciders, has sent...
Look beyond the headline figures and there are promising prospects for beer, according to Canadean. Opportunities include the African market, premiumisation, non-alcoholic beers, and the continued popularity of craft.
This week is a good one if you like drinking wine: it’s Aussie Wine Month, English Wine Week, and London Wine Week. Meanwhile, Pepsi Limon hits the shelves, while Tesco...
Neenah Packaging has released two swatchbooks with colours, textures, weights and custom make options for premium packaging.
A UK craft distiller and a Danish food lab have collaborated to produce Anty Gin: a product using the essence of red wood ants and botanicals.
Social media strategies need to refrain from insistently pushing brands; but instead add value for consumers, explains Ashley Vinson, head of brand strategy Benelux, Twitter.
Rockwell Automation has updated its PlantPAx distributed control system (DCS) with virtualisation, batch management and integrated motor control capabilities and will showcase the system at Achema (Frankfurt, June 15-19 2015).
Owens-Illinois (OI) has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Vitro, the largest supplier of glass containers in Mexico, expected to close within 12 months.
Just weeks after its integrated straw solution landed in the Polish market, Ball Packaging Europe has revealed that it has a broader target audience in mind than flavored alcoholic beverages...
This week Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company released its first quarter trading update, while Constellation Brands takes on a former US army captain as its chief marketing officer for wine and...
What’s brewing in beer; which markets have the muscle to grow; and what can big brands and craft brewers learn from each other? From twitter strategies to TV ads, here are...
Asian countries led by China will dominate global wine consumption in the next three years, leading to dramatically changing markets that will see Australia among the main beneficiaries.
English wine producers are developing export markets for their wine, as sales in the UK boom.
Diageo invests in Canadian canning line, Ocean Spray sponsors The Color Run UK, and more beverage bites.
Smurfit Kappa has launched an automatic bag-in-box (BIB) filling machine, as an addition to an existing range, which includes the BIB 700 Evolutive and the BIB 700 SUP machines.
Australians are drinking less alcohol now than at any time in the last 50 years, according to official figures.
Australian wine exports to China are continuing to recover, and in some quarters are even experiencing record sales, according to industry figures released this week.
MEPs adopted a resolution on calorie content of alcoholic drinks yesterday, a move welcomed by industry and stakeholders across Europe who hope it will spur the Commission into legislating.
Champagne salvaged from a Finnish shipwreck can offer winemakers new insights into wine conservation, according to researchers.
Nestlé Monster Smarties and Nestlé Caja Roja chocolates picked up awards in the Food Packaging category of The Liderpack Awards at Hispack 2015 in Barcelona, Spain, last week (April 21-24).
The craft beer phenomenon has helped expand consumers’ taste and flavour profiles, while niche tastes such as sour and salty are set to grow, according to a UK beer sommelier.