Coca-Cola European Partners' Topo Chico Hard Seltzer launch in Europe signals the start of a new strategy in alcohol. And the bottler hopes its proposed acquisition of Coca-Cola Amatil will give it insights for success in the category.
Australian beverage firm Remedy Drinks is eyeing Vietnam as the next big market for its kombucha, banking on a rising health and wellness awareness trend and product ability to be transported without refrigeration.
While the US is the most developed market for kombucha, the category is growing in Europe with the drink’s natural and functional positioning ready to tap into health and wellness trends. But the evolution of the French, German and UK markets shows the...
Fusion beverages are making a splash as an emerging category of functional food. The demand is spurred by consumers who prefer beverages that go beyond quenching their thirst and offer nutritional benefits.
Danone’s natural spring water brand Volvic will be packaged in 100% rPET bottles in Switzerland and Germany by the end of the year; while 100% rPET bottles wil be used across its whole US portfolio from 2021.
Lockdowns and continuing on-trade restrictions have hit C&C Group’s H1 2021: while the company warns the key Christmas trading period is also likely to be impacted by disruption in the hospitality industry.