In recent years, consumers have displayed a thirst for natural and organic drinks across a variety of markets. For beverage manufacturers, this demand can provide formulation challenges that suppliers are working hard to solve. But in a weak economic environment, are natural and organic products as popular as they once were?
Bottled water, sparkling flavored water, energy and sports drinks, and ready-to-drink coffee have all made strong gains in the New Year as shoppers have continued to spurn carbonated soft drinks...
Aqua ViTea, a Vermont-based brewer of kombucha, will expand its brewing capabilities from 15,000 gallons to the possibility of 500,000 gallons with a move into a new facility.
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.
Wine, tea and other flavonoid-rich beverages and foods may help reduce the risk of erectile dysfunction, according to a recent study.
Health is reigning supreme in the beverage market in 2016, but are the right companies taking advantage of this consumer demand?
California-based Sonoma Cider is adding a new cider with elements of sarsaparilla and vanilla to its year-round mix.
After some false starts, Jersey Pump CEO Dany Nohra believes his company is on the right track in the growing sports and energy drink market.
Stevia is closing in on mainstream acceptance as a non-caloric sweetener, but the product will need additional innovation before it is fully accepted by consumers.
While stevia, a natural sweetener, is not yet widely known in the US, the product may benefit from consumers demanding healthier products.
PepsiCo recently announced the launch of organic Gatorade for 2016, something an executive with Daymon Worldwide said is a forward-thinking move that is quickly becoming the norm.
What distinguishes the winners from the losers in the ultra-competitive beverages market?
A recent study has found that habitual consumption of tea may help reduce arterial stiffness.
DRY Sparkling, one of America’s fastest-growing soda brands, has been certified as non-GMO and will expand to larger stores this year.
Liquid coffee and liquid tea were two of the biggest dollar value growers in grocery stores in 2015, according to Nielsen.
The CIDER Act, which will update various tax definitions of cider, was passed into law with the end-of-year US tax package.
PepsiCo is looking to drive a healthier portfolio via new health-friendly vending machines and a 2016 launch of organic Gatorade.
Including a glass of grape juice in the daily diet may boost memory function and performance particularly for those who lead a stressful lifestyle such as working mothers, suggests a...
After seeing an 1800% growth in sales in the year since its founding, a maple drink company will expand further nationally and internationally.
Not so long ago, pundits were predicting that the high-purity stevia extracts market would be worth a billion dollars as manufacturers ditched artificial sweeteners and embraced ‘all-natural’ alternatives.
Coffee drinkers may be less likely to suffer from some illnesses and premature death, according to a recent study from Harvard.
Bamboo-based beverages have the potential to reach the heady heights of coconut and plant waters, thanks to the sustainability credentials of the grass, says bamboo leaf tea IGZU.
Europe’s bottled water industry boasts a strong cultural heritage, with natural and spring waters recognised for their purity for centuries. Protecting this positioning is as important as ever, says the...
The US Forest Service is being sued for not taking action against Nestlé Waters North America, with public interest groups saying the company is bottling water without a current permit...
Handing out free samples is not a new marketing strategy: but it’s an important one that’s been a key part of building Vita Coco coconut water and Jimmy’s Iced Coffee,...
The global market for natural food colors is predicted to reach $1.7bn by 2020, with 20% of this market attributed to beverage applications. Analysts Iti Singh and Indu Tyagi, from...