Established markets still generate high profits for firms selling everything from soda to spirits, wine and beer to filling lines. But Latin America, China, Southeast Asia, the Middle East and Africa plus Eastern Europe and Russia are driving global growth. Track major players' moves in these markets - from Coke to Krones and Heineken.
Berk Group, a brewer in former soviet republic Turkmenistan, has secured a loan to expand into the potato chips market.
Bosch has relocated its R&D activities to a new facility in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, having outgrown its previous location in various buildings across the city.
Shamrock Farms, a US family-owned dairy, is entering the cold brew coffee market with the launch of its own line of refrigerated Cold Brew Coffee and Milk.
100% juice products are capturing the imagination of consumers and driving growth, which will see expansion beyond traditional fruit base drinks to include vegetables, exotic plants and coconut, according to...
A new Mintel report shows that Chinese consumers drank an additional 545m liters of sports drinks in 2015 compared to the previous year, a 25% volume growth.
Vonpar Alimentos, a beverage distributor for Coca-Cola and Heineken, has consolidated all candy production including its Neugebauer chocolate and Mu-Mu dulce de leche brands into one factory in Southern Brazil.
Brazil has seen exports of grape juice drinks soar in Japan, but wine exports are struggling to get a foothold abroad, according to IBRAVIN Brazilian wine institute.
Chinese brewers have been courting a water producer from Australia in a bid to create tastier craft beers.
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Tim Hortons will begin opening restaurants in England, Scotland, and Wales as part of the company’s global expansion plan. A similar deal was struck earlier this year in the Philippines. ...
Heineken has acquired a brewery in Vietnam from competitor Carlsberg in order to capitalize on growth expected in the Southeast Asian beer market.
Asian sugar production is expected to see its first deficit in over five years after a drought last year prompted by El Niño-induced pulled output down to a five-year low,...
For the first time Germany has overtaken the US as the top energy drink innovator with the highest rates of new product development (NPD) in 2015, according to Mintel.
Enova Foods is targeting the health and wellness sector by expanding its protein snack bars and launching a collagen tea.
Peanut manufacturer Santa Helena is entering new markets by launching a healthy ingredient product range and has hired former Coca-Cola marketing analyst, Danilo Leão, to broaden its snack products globally....
Asia’s demand for protein is soaring, but is the Indian market ready for protein-fortified beers and lassi?
Five thousand bottles of English sparkling wine have reached US shores late last week following a partnership between drinks exporter The British Bottling Company and New Jersey-based Vine Street Imports.
Logistics infrastructure is the major stumbling block hampering the efforts of India’s food and beverage SMEs as they seek to expand and tap into growing consumer demand, business leaders have...
A senior Indonesian official has proclaimed his country’s food and beverage industry as the strongest competition in the burgeoning Asean Economic Community.
Hip beverage brand Paper Boat has budged INR130m (US$2m) for research and development at a new science and technology facility in its native Bangalore.
After a golden decade for China’s beverage industry came to a close in 2012 —a period during which it saw consistent 20% growth—just one mainstream drinks segment currently stands out,...
Nestlé’s Philippines operation is investing PHP2bn (US$43m) in a new plant south of Manila to manufacture a key ingredient for its popular Milo fortified chocolate drink.
Coca-Cola Beverages Vietnam has been fined for various violations, including the manufacture of food supplements without the required safety certificates, following an inspection carried out by the health ministry last...
Gourmet coffee wholesaler DTS8 Coffee Company has plans to expand into the world’s fastest growing coffee-shop market by acquiring existing coffee chains.
We Are Tea is the latest functional tea brand to tap into the Millenial generation's search for products that offset eating indulgences, according to an analyst.