Coca-Cola has been streamlining its portfolio: cutting down from 400 to 200 master brands. This doesn’t mean the company has abandoned NPD, says CEO James Quincey – rather, he sees the strategy as clearing the way for the ‘next generation of innovation’.
The ABV threshold at which kombucha switches from a non-alcoholic beverage to what is effectively 'beer' for tax purposes is currently set at 0.5%. The KOMBUCHA Act, set to be reintroduced to Congress this session, provided the right tax vehicle...
The coffee sector can look to ‘forgotten’ wild coffee species to mitigate the global impact of climate change, according to research from CIRAD and the Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew. And coffee giants such as Jacobs Douwe Egberts, Nespresso and Starbucks...
Nestlé has outlined its ‘top priorities’ for Europe, Middle East, and North Africa (EMENA) to reach its net-zero climate goal. And the company is placing an emphasis on three ingredients: cocoa, coffee and milk.
Many people have an idea for a new range of drinks. However, starting a beverage company isn’t easy. Richard Horwell from marketing and branding company Brand Relations looks at six areas entrepreneurs need to consider.
Indian zero-alcohol beer pioneer Coolberg has highlighted culture and price challenges as the sector’s toughest hurdles to cross in the country, whilst also laying out plans to create a new category of fizzy drinks in hopes of drawing in the mass market.
Kirin Brewery is focusing on its core beer brands and canned craft beer business, amid a not-so-positive outlook for the low-malt happoshu sector and new categories following COVID-19 and a recent liquor tax revision.
Anheuser-Busch will invest more than $1bn in its US facilities across the next two years: targeted at expanding its operations, supporting job creation and retention, and investing in sustainable innovations.