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.
MillerCoors has launched 'Miller Lite On-Demand', that pledges to restock a consumer’s fridge with Miller Lite within the hour using connected home technology.
Kombucha Brewers International (KBI) is working to connect the relatively small but burgeoning kombucha industry by providing common resources and testing standards.
AB InBev has announced ambitious plans to bring a “microgravity” beer to Mars, a mission that will likely take decades to accomplish.
Mighty Leaf Tea has tapped into the $2.3bn hot tea market in the US foodservice sector with the launch of three new lines of premium tea.
Since launching one year ago, ready-to-drink (RTD) brand Shaka Tea now has plans for targeted national expansion in the US after closing its first round of seed investment.
The market potential for value-priced energy drinks remains largely untapped in much of the world, according to a recent Euromonitor report.
The world’s biggest softs drinks companies were given some respite this week from a furious protest against their products in Tamil Nadu when the state high court overturned a ban...
Vegetable-based, fermented, and animal-based beverages are all rising players in the savory drinks category as consumers look for simpler, more convenient ways to achieve their nutrition goals.
Three of the four fastest-rising retail coffee markets are in Asia, with global leader Indonesia having witnessed 19.6% growth over each of the last five years.
As temperatures begin soaring in Thailand, pulses will also start racing among soft drinks buyers tantalised by the big name prizes on offer once again this season, including cars and...
Slingsby Navy Strength Gin distributed by Spirit of Harrogate has been recognized by the China Wine & Spirits Awards (CWSA) for Best Value 2017.
Molson Coors Canada and union workers at the Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada, facility reached a collective agreement on employee benefits after nearly seven weeks of protests.
Many grocery store owners, restaurant proprietors and refreshment vendors will stop selling drinks made by multinational brands in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu from March 1—though shopkeepers have...
There are “huge opportunities” for sales of baby water products to soar in China, with consumers extremely concerned about mixing infant formula with polluted tap water, analysts say.
Tetra Pak Pakistan has joined forces with Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) to sign a dairy sector agreement.
Research is underway to help Australian farmers better understand a key ingredient in baijiu, China’s national drink and the world’s top-selling spirit.
Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company (HBC), a bottler of The Coca-Cola Company, has reported its financial results for the full year ended 31, December 2016.
Prompted by a market that is showing signs of substantial growth, one of the world’s leading food packaging companies will invest US$25.6m to build a plant to manufacture packaging closures...
Dr. Pepper Snapple Group-owned 7UP will focus on highlighting the carbonated soft drink as an essential staple for baking, cooking, and cocktails in its upcoming campaign.
Coca-Cola's efforts in expanding its non-carbonated drinks portfolio have resulted in strong net revenue gains for still beverages across all major markets for Q4 and the full-year ending Dec. 31, 2016.
The glycaemic response (GR) to beverages does not vary depending on Asian ethnicity, with Chinese, Indian and Malay displaying similar responses, a first of its kind study has established.
Coffee pods will continue to be a major factor of global coffee growth especially in developed markets, such as North America and parts of Europe, which account for 90% of...
Brazilian dairy company Itambé has expanded its milkshake packaging line with a fourth filling machine from SIG Combibloc.
Kosher wine is a beverage trend that continues to grow in popularity, especially among mainstream consumers, because of its perceived higher-quality image due the exacting process the wine must go...
Diageo reported a strong sales gain for the second half of 2016 due to rising global demand for Scotch and whiskey following increased marketing efforts in the US.