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Expanding the non-alcoholic beverage category at Fancy Food Show

Expanding the non-alcoholic category at Fancy Food Show

By Deniz Ataman

Non-alcoholic beverages continue to grow with brands differentiating themselves through active ingredients, botanical flavors, glass and aluminum packaging and bold designs, as showcased at the Summer Fancy Food Show in New York City 25-27 where attendees...

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Understanding the consumers driving growth in alcohol-free

By Rachel Arthur

The alcohol alternatives category is growing – so who are the consumers driving the revolution? If brands want to succeed in the marketplace, they need to understand the complex variety of reasons consumers turn to the category.

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Global beverage alcohol market volume growth slows

By Rachel Arthur

Volume growth in the global beverage alcohol market is expected to slow to +1% per annum over 2022-2027, according to the latest analysis from IWSR. India, Mexico and Brazil are expected to take over from the US and China as volume growth drivers.

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Alternative protein made from brewer’s spent yeast scales up production

By Augustus Bambridge-Sutton

A new alternative protein made from brewer’s spent yeast has scaled up and will now transition to full production. The protein, which is made by the EGGcited consortium and coordinated by NIZO, can act as a substitute for egg and dairy, and can replace...

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Global wine production remains stable

By Rachel Arthur

Larger than expected harvests in Europe helped balance out the impact of drought and heat waves, with 2022 worldwide wine production dipping 1% compared to the year before.

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Global wine trade hit by rising costs and inflation

By Rachel Arthur

While international wine trade reached a record high in value terms in 2022, this was down to a sharp rise in prices from higher costs across the supply chain. In volume terms, global wine exports decreased 5% on the prior year.

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‘Significant increases’ in wine prices globally

By Rachel Arthur

With 2022 marked by high inflation, an energy crisis and global supply chain disruptions, many markets saw significant increases in wine prices which lead to a slight decrease in consumption.

Beverage, better-for-you drive CPG deals in 2023

Beverage, better-for-you are driving CPG deals in 2023

By Ryan Daily

For all the talk of higher interest rates and tighter capital, large CPG food and beverage brands are still acquiring brands to bolster their portfolios, especially in beverages and the better-for-you category, John Siegler of BMO Capital Markets shared...