La Colombe unveiled its honeysuckle and Brazilian caramel flavors at Expo West earlier this month.

Expo West 2018

La Colombe on ‘liberating the café menu’

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Ready-to-drink (RTD) coffee company La Colombe is seeking to recreate the coffee shop consumer experience with its line of draft lattes, launching three new products.

RUNA's main ingredient, guayusa, naturally contains caffeine, l-theanine and polyphenols, the company said.


RUNA challenges ‘formulated in a lab’ energy drink notion

By Mary Ellen Shoup

RUNA is providing the energy drink category with a natural alternative that gives consumers a caffeine boost without ‘the crash’ thanks to its core ingredient, derived from caffeinated Amazonian holly leaves.

Ollivier Chevreteau, sales director, EMEA, Serac at drinktec.

Serac to open an office in Dubai

By Jenny Eagle

Serac has seen growing success with Combox, its packaging production and filling technology in a single block unit, within dairy for cartons, pouches, cups and bottles.