Carbonated soft drinks from the likes of Coke, Pepsi and Dr Pepper are under fire for perceived high sugar levels and use of artificial ingredients. But healthier brands are appearing, and the market leaders are revamping their portfolios. Follow their fightback here as they adopt natural sweeteners like stevia and strive to build value in the category.
Young children are almost three times as likely to consume fizzy drinks if their parents frequently do, according to research carried out by the UK-based Natural Hydration Council.
PepsiCo’s craft soda line, Stubborn Soda, is launching on shelves across the US today.
SodaStream’s second quarter net profits jumped 120.8% to $7.8m, compared to $3.5m accrued in the same period last year.
Beverages dominated the top ten list of the brands consumers are talking the most about via social media, according to NetBase Social Media Industry Report for 2016.
Keurig Green Mountain has discontinued Keurig Kold, an in-home soft drinks machine because it “failed to deliver on consumer expectations,” the company said.
Tickle Water has launched its unsweetened sparkling water in the US, responding to a need to "make water fun" for children.
As consumer knowledge about blood sugar level management builds, low-glycaemic sweetener Palatinose could be about to enjoy its day in the sun, according to author and marketing guru Julian Mellentin. ...
DRY Sparkling is set to release its limited edition summer soda flavors: Serrano Pepper and Malali Watermelon this June with availability through August 2016.
Tractor Soda has announced the nationwide US distribution of its craft soda fountains, through its partner Dot Foods, as the organic fountain soda line has the potential to hit 9,000 retail...
Sparkling Ice - the flavored sparkling water brand which has seen success in its native US market with more than $659m in retail sales last year - is launching this...
The kombucha market is poised for huge growth by 2020, growing 25% each year, according to a report from MarketsandMarkets.
DRY Sparkling just saw the first production of their latest Fuji Apple flavor run last week, which will be distributed nationwide at Target in April, the company told Beverage Daily.
Improved labeling on beverages may help consumers make healthier choices, according to a recent Australian study.
California-based Sonoma Cider is adding a new cider with elements of sarsaparilla and vanilla to its year-round mix.
A daily intake of sugary drinks can lead to high levels of visceral belly fat, according to a recent study from the American Heart Association.
What distinguishes the winners from the losers in the ultra-competitive beverages market?
DRY Sparkling, one of America’s fastest-growing soda brands, has been certified as non-GMO and will expand to larger stores this year.
When pushing a new product into the already-crowded beverage market, there’s a lot of work that needs to be done. SodaStream’s US President John Sheppard said the company’s biggest challenge...
After years of battling undernutrition, Africa is now facing an emerging threat of obesity and the two must be considered simultaneously, according to the director of nutrition at the UN’s Food...
Hi-C Ecto-Cooler, Surge, and Crystal Pepsi: It may seem like a list straight out of 1995, but these flavors are helping create a beverage buzz in 2015.
Low energy sweeteners commonly used in diet sodas may help with weight loss, says a University of Bristol study, adding that confusion among consumers between sweeteners and sugar needs to be...
A new device has been created that will allow people to brew their own craft brews at home.
The baking and snacks industry must explore innovations in grains to meet the challenges of a growing population, according to PepsiCo's global R&D head.
While the new aspartame-free version of Diet Pepsi has been on sale since August, it’s “way too early” to provide an update on how it’s doing, PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi...
Nearly two-thirds of Americans avoid drinking either diet or regular soda, according to Gallup's annual Consumption Habits poll.