Dry January is the month of the year when the no and low alcohol category really has a chance to shine. So what have we learned about the direction of the category this month? Here's five key takeaways from Dry January 2022.
Used by Nestlé, PepsiCo, Givaudan, Campbell’s, Coca-Cola, General Mills, Dole, and more, Tastewise, the AI-powered real-time food intelligence solution, is sharing the top consumer food and beverage trends for 2022.
Major brands such as Nestle, Coca-Cola, Mondelez, F&N and Unilever are joining forces to drive the sustainability agenda in Malaysia, via a new alliance that will tackle plastic food and beverage packaging concerns.
Tequila holds an almost 16% of on-trade spirits sales in terms of volume: up significantly from 2016 when it had a 11.5% share, according to figures from CGA. And its popularity is set to continue to grow.
Many consumers are maintaining the habits they formed at the onset of the global pandemic nearly two years ago, including a sustained preference for at-home dining and e-commerce, notes market research intelligence firm Acosta, which says retailers and...
Beer giant AB InBev has set its sights on conquering the energy drink market in India with its world-first Budweiser Beats product, setting an ambitious target of capturing 10% of total market share within two years despite it being a completely new sector.
International food standards body Codex Alimentarius has adopted a Framework for steviol glycosides that encompasses four different production technologies in a move that is expected to ‘benefit the entire stevia industry’.
The COVID-19 global pandemic had a drastic and sudden impact on how people shop and eat. As we move to a new normal where – the hope is – we are able to shift gears and learn to ‘live with COVID’, how will people’s attitudes to food continue to evolve?
Innovation in non-alcoholic spirits is helping Bacardi be part of the momentum behind low and no alcohol cocktails. Its latest launch - a new non-alcoholic spirit called Palette debuting in Europe this month - joins brands such as Martini non-alcoholic...
Monster Beverage Corporation will acquire CANarchy Craft Brewery Collective LLC, a craft beer and hard seltzer company for $330m, providing a springboard for the energy drink giant into the alcoholic beverage category.
The pandemic has left a “lasting impression on consumer behaviour, particularly in relation to food and beverage choices”, reckons Innova Market Insights, which has revealed personal health and the environment as its top trends of 2022.
Synergy Flavours has unveiled new extracts and flavour solutions for the “booming” low and no alcohol category. The range includes bitters, fermented notes, gin, pink gin, aperitif and rum flavours, alongside extracts that deliver warmth, such as scotch...
The gut health brand, perhaps best known for its two-in-one capsules containing probiotics that float inside plant-based omega oil (Ahiflower), has now entered the functional beverage category with the launch of Inner Immune.
Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company has completed, via its wholly-owned subsidiary Coca-Cola HBC Holdings BV, the acquisition of approximately 52.7% of Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Egypt S.A.E. (CCBCE).
Hard seltzer flavors will evolve with smoky profiles and fresh spins on traditional flavors; while premiumization and sustainability will drive the direction of the category in 2022. That’s according to Amy Walberg, founder, owner and CEO of PRESS Premium...
With more glasses of English Sparkling wine enjoyed over Christmas than ever before, could 2022 be the year that English wine breaks into the mainstream? Jamie Williams, a member of the British Guild of Beer Writers and Managing Partner of London independent...
Better Juice said products made using its enzymatic sugar reduction technology are due to hit shelves in less than six months, following the completion of its first commercial deal with a US West Coast-based juice manufacturer.
After founding and building DavidsTea to a $200m business that went public in 2015 before leaving the company in 2016, David Segal is at it again with the launch of Firebelly Tea, which aims to make the category more modern, fun and accessible.
A review concludes that the quality of evidence to support the effectiveness of clove extract, red ginseng and Korean pear juice as hangover cures is low with more rigorous scientific exploration required.