The Chinese place more trust in big beverage brands to deliver safe products, link ‘naturalness’ to single-flavor varieties and are increasingly willing to pay more for quality, safety and nutrition.
BeverageDaily.com caught up with Gruppo Campari’s CEO Bob Kunze-Concewitz on the the phone yesterday, following the spirits giant’s 2013 results announcement noting problems for Aperol in Germany and Wild Turkey...
Tetra Pak has extended use of its bio-based cap, calling it ‘another step forward’ towards its ambition to make fully renewable packages.
Flavor expert Senomyx - which is collaborating with PepsiCo over sweet taste modifier Sweetmyx (S617) - has been rapped over the knuckles by the FDA for implying that the agency...
Gruppo Campari CEO Bob Kunze-Concewitz says Canadian whiskey has major global growth prospects, as his firm signed a US $125m deal to acquire a ‘hidden gem’ in Forty Creek Distillery.
UK retailer Sainsbury’s launched the UK’s first mainstream coffee ‘grown by women’ at a tasting event in the nation’s parliament last week.
Thai newcomer General Beverage has bought a high-speed aseptic line from Sidel and has ambitious plans to sell high fiber nutritional drinks.
Stronger and bolder flavor combinations are emerging in soft drinks with higher heat and spice levels, while vegetable-based beverages are on the rise, according to Treatt.
The founder of the US’s fastest-growing Irish whiskey brand 2 Gingers says its buyout by Beam Inc. in December 2012 significantly accelerated growth.
Coke-owned Innocent is launching a functional smoothie range in the UK from April centered on soft health claims - three varieties will use 'defense' 'energise' and 'antioxidant' positioning.
Anheuser-Busch InBev believes its Cubanisto beer flavored with rum will prove a hit with ‘tech savvy trend setters’ in the UK as sales of the spirit soar.
Stand-up pouches face a fight to wrest beer market share from traditional formats like bottles and cans that are ‘ingrained in the consumer’s mind’ but could carve out their own...
Brown-Forman CEO Paul Varga says less affluent millennial drinkers may be shunning bars – where US whiskey brand Southern Comfort sales are falling – for social media ‘mobbing’ in the home.
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...
The EU producer and distributor of Shark Tank success story Quart Vin Glass says he wants to duplicate the brand’s astute US channel management that has seen it distributed via...
Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) says its keen to capture a larger ‘share of throat’ from wine, hard liquor and other drinks by creating new consumption occasions for beer.
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.
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.
Budweiser is launching a limited edition ‘trophy’ aluminum bottle in 40 countries worldwide this year in honor of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
SAB Miller CEO Alan Clark admits that iconic beer brands often taste similar and says his firm is investing heavily in R&D on new styles and flavors to compete with...
Nestlé claims its new ‘large cup’ Nespresso coffee system is unique and hopes it will corner a major segment of a $5bn portioned coffee market in the US.
Nestlé brand Nespresso tells BeverageDaily.com it thinks its new VertuoLine machine will prove a ‘game changer’ in North America and one of its most important innovations in the last 25...
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.
Plant-based waters derived from maple and birch trees can corner a $2bn market by 2025 according to industry expert Julian Mellentin.