All news articles for July 2020

Plant-based beverages are on the rise - but will have to find the sweet spot between premiumization and affordability. Pic:getty/anastasianurulina

Plant-based beverages grow in appeal due to COVID-19

By Will Cowling, FMCG Gurus

Increased concern around health, immunity and sustainability is driving increased demand for plant-based products. When it comes to beverages, reassurance around affordability will be key for the category's growth, writes FMCG Gurus in this guest...

Australia's Barossa Valley. Pic:getty/ikonya

Vision 2050: Australia’s long-term strategy for wine success

By Rachel Arthur

Australia’s wine industry is setting its sights on growing in value, with a strong focus on sustainability. “The Australian grape and wine sector will change substantially in the coming decades and will look markedly different by 2050,” says the Vision...

Tennent's: Two 25 tonne tanks were lifted 60 metres above Wellpark Brewery’s silos

Tennent’s Brewery invests £2.6M in carbon capture

By Michelle Perrett

Tennent’s, the Scottish brewer owned by C&C Group, has invested £2.6m to install a carbon capture facility at Glasgow’s Wellpark Brewery, allowing it to capture more than 4,200 tonnes of carbon dioxide annually.

Cold brew coffee is moving from niche to mainstream. Pic:getty/colfcphoto

What’s trending in RTD coffee innovation?

By Rachel Arthur

Cold brew is making its move into the mainstream; hard coffee hopes to have the same success as hard seltzer; and carbonated coffee wants to fizz up the category. We take a look at innovations that are shaking up RTD coffee.

Bars are reopening across Europe after coronavirus shutdowns. Pic:getty/dziggyfoto

Time to #reconnect: European brewers show support for hospitality sector

By Rachel Arthur

Bars and restaurants – and particularly those that are smaller businesses – will need ‘targeted, ongoing and continued support’ as they reopen, says the Brewers of Europe. With one in three beers in Europe sold in hospitality, its success is closely linked...

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