As the debate surrounding the possibility of a sugar tax in New Zealand intensifies, industry groups stand firmly against it, whereas some academics and consumers are gunning for it. Here we provide the lowdown on the current state of the debate.
Highland Spring is making a 100% recycled bottle a permanent part of its range, following a trial of the eco bottle in 2018. It says consumers responded ‘extremely well’ to the trial - but what did it learn from the experiment?
Kombrewcha: ‘Consider us your not-so-guilty-pleasure’
Kombucha has catapulted onto the beverage scene, with the fermented tea appealing to consumers looking for healthier alternatives to sugary soft drinks. But Kombrewcha - AB InBev’s kombucha brand - believes kombucha can also carve out a place in today’s...
Four entrepreneurs have launched Liquid Death to ‘completely obliterate bottled water marketing clichés by taking the world’s healthiest beverage and making it just as funny as unhealthy brands across the energy drinks, soda, and beer sector’.
Capitalizing on the popularity of the ‘new year, new me’ mentality that comes around each January, these six beverage launches feature functional ingredients, adhere to specific diets and set out to be a fresh, healthy addition to 2019.
Both younger generations - millennials and gen Z - are more interested in supporting local, small businesses than their gex X and baby boomer predecessors. The independent, specialty food and beverage market in the US is now worth $140bn and growing three...
By Laura Gurski, senior managing director and global lead of consumer goods and products, Accenture
Beverage manufacturers have long been at the leading edge of innovation, but we are seeing a tidal wave of smaller players, who were born digital, disrupt the market and turn ‘business as usual’ on its head.