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.
Orange juice’s flavanones could help provide ‘brain boosting nutrients’ in diets which aim to reduce the effects of cognitive decline, according to researchers at the University of Reading.
Probiotic fruit drinks face different challenges to their dairy counterparts - but both face the same requirement to taste good.
Drinking water or unsweetened tea or coffee in place of one sugary drink per day could slash the risk of developing type 2 diabetes by up to a quarter, say researchers.
An online UK juice, smoothie and healthy food merchant has fallen foul of the UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) over blood cleansing and other claims for some of its juices.
Functional beverages are now less about fortification, and more about honing in on the natural health benefits of their ingredients, according to Innova Market Insights.
Diageo invests in Canadian canning line, Ocean Spray sponsors The Color Run UK, and more beverage bites.
Manufacturers of high-end juices, nutritional shakes and smoothies likely will get more bang from their advertising buck in marketing associated with music, sports, technology and politics, according to consumer research...
Daily consumption of a low-calorie cranberry juice may improve certain risk factors of heart disease, including blood pressure and triglycerides, says a new study from the Agricultural Research Service at...
IMA Dairy & Food USA (formerly OYSTAR USA) has developed a thermoforming technology for its Erca EF Series of Form-Fill-Seal Machines to create proprietary shapes for cups and bottles at...
PepsiCo faces the challenge of redefining 'good for you', as it sees consumers turn their attention to real sugar, organic, and non-GMO.
Tetra Pak has launched a range of hot-melt adhesives and lubricants, called Tetra Pak hot melt adhesives, in partnership with Henkel, for its own filling machines.
Wackaging – using cute and quirky language on a product’s packaging – seems to be everywhere. But with consumers becoming increasingly cynical, should manufacturers stop trying to be cool?
Beverage brands are constantly looking for ways to personalise products for consumers – placing new demands on packaging, says Sidel.
Sugar-sweetened drinks may reduce stress levels and therefore be harder to reduce than aspartame say scientists - but campaigners are still calling on industry to reduce both.
Capri-Sun is expanding its presence in China, announcing a partnership with Reignwood Group that will give it the necessary sales and distribution muscle.
The scale of innovation in the beverage industry, coupled with consumers’ constant appetite for something new, is boosting the evolution of flavours, according to Treatt.
Avure Technologies is working on new avenues for high pressure processing (HPP) that are ‘not even being thought above today’, according to its CEO.
Greater research into the impact of food matrixes on the bioavailability of polyphenols is needed, say researchers comparing grape and blueberry juice to smoothie.
A.G.Barr says sports sponsorship with its Strathmore water brand has helped drive a 10% increase in company profit, with its other drinks also benefiting from sporting associations.
Jamba Juice has agreed to settle a class action lawsuit filed in California alleging it misled shoppers by labeling its smoothie kits as ‘all-natural’.
‘Despite the recent political and economic disruption, the MEA ambient beverage market has grown and remains one of our core markets’, says SIG Combibloc as it announced opening a joint...
Ecolean will debut its EL4+ filling machine at Anuga FoodTec next week claiming it can reach speeds up to 33% faster than its existing EL1, EL2, EL3 and EL4 technology.
Tetra Pak is working on a number of initiatives to reach its goal of 40% recycling rates by 2020 including the continued development of Hangzhou Fulun Ecology Technology company in China.
PepsiCo brand Tropicana has developed a method that blends calcium sources to overcome aftertaste issues in fortified juices.