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?
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UK tea brand Charbrew now has annual sales of £500,000 and says its new push into retail giant Tesco will establish it as a ‘recognized force’ for innovation in the...
Premium green tea brand Teasy will launch in the UK this spring using Rexam's aluminum Fusion bottle to distinguish it from 250ml slimline cans.
Materne North America, the makers of GoGo squeeZ Applesauce, will reportedly invest $85m in a food processing plant in Nampa, Idaho, creating 230 jobs.
The global soft drinks industry faces a ‘seesaw year’ in 2014 but the challenges posed by mature markets and categories are amply offset by opportunities elsewhere in the sector.
Garden of Flavor is set to launch the first HPP processed juice with probiotics – namely the GanedenBC 30 strain from Ganeden Biotech.
Nelson Peltz insists that Coke has PepsiCo on the back foot and says the latter is even outshone by Dr Pepper despite a stellar beverage portfolio including Gatorade, Tropicana and...
The CEO of UK beverage brand Twist believes he could score a smash hit with an espresso coffee and whey protein-based drink that you just add water to.
PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi says the firm will not buy brands in the lucrative energy drinks space and insists existing $150m+ offer Mountain Dew Kickstart is ‘right for the masses’.
Plant-based waters derived from maple and birch trees can corner a $2bn market by 2025 according to industry expert Julian Mellentin.
UK adults drastically underestimated sugar levels in fruit juices and smoothies by 48% on average and significantly overestimated content in energy drinks and CSDs says a hard-hitting comment in The Lancet.
Grazia Magazine recently trailed food scouts from high-end retailer M&S to New York City who were searching for trends that could catch fire in the UK. Here are the magazine’s...
GoodBelly Juice co-founder Todd Beckman says the novel drinks is targeting $50m in retail sales within the next 18 months as US consumer awareness of probiotic benefits grows.
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Global tea companies will have to hit the M&A trail to unlock opportunities in important tea markets including China, Russia and India, according to Rabobank.
BeverageDaily.com Personality of the Year 2013, VIRUN CEO Philip Bromley, reveals his lust for life and how soft drinks can combine ‘want with need’ to kick start the category, in...
The hustings are over, the votes have been counted and we have a runaway winner – Philip Bromley from VIRUN is the first ever BeverageDaily.com Personality of the Year!
PepsiCo admits that it discontinued its Natural Gatorade drinks G Natural and G2 last November as the products did not resonate with their core consumer group of athletes.
Talking Rain CEO Kevin Klock says his $400m Sparkling ICE brand targets broad US consumers who care more about refreshment than calories and warns that new stevias like Reb D...
Stella Artois Cidre is poised for a US-wide launch after its introduction in 26 states last year, and the AB InBev brand claims white wine drinkers are flocking to the brand.
Aging populations in Japan and Western Europe are expected to boost a world market for tea polyphenols dominated by functional drinks to $367.7m by 2020 says Grand View Research.
Nestlé Waters tells BeverageDaily.com it is excited by Perrier’s growth prospects in China where the carbonated mineral water commands an ultra-premium price.
Clipper Teas insists that despite being tea obsessives some UK consumers are still too happy to ‘drink rubbish’, but insists times are changing, while the premium brand’s green teas and...
Is recent explosive growth in the coconut water category sustainable, and is there still room for new players as the category starts to mature?
As Coke and Pepsi watch their diet soda sales stagnate, the arrows on the sales growth chart on Zevia CEO Paddy Spence’s wall are going in the opposite direction, with...