Alcohol-free Nirvana Brewery was born out of a love for craft beer. Three years on, demand for the category has grown ‘massively’, co-founder and director Becky Kean tells FoodNavigator: “People go crazy for it.”
Ficks Beverage Co. wants to transform the flavor quality in hard seltzer without malt liquor or flavors. It takes cues from health-forward, non-alcoholic seltzers by using only fruit juice and no chemical additives.
An oversupply of wine in the US has producers rethinking their branding and marketing strategies to reach millennials and Gen Z drinkers. The Silicon Valley Bank’s Wine Division (SVB) advises wineries to tap into the ‘better-for-you’ trend and health-forward...
From landing successful contracts with Heineken, ABB, Pernod Ricard, The Ocean Cleanup and Animo, entrepreneur Willemijn Schneyder is changing the way companies track data using digitlization set against a competitive Industry 4.0 environment.
By Emilie Steckenborn, founder and host, Bottled in China podcast
For the vast majority of wine produced today - that which is made in bulk and for early consumption - recycled PET is a realistic alternative to glass bottles, says Emilie Steckenborn, founder and host of the Bottled in China podcast.
By Ian McLaren, director of advocacy, Europe, Bacardi
Bacardi sent 7,000 employees 'back to the bar' in 100 cities worldwide last month to explore the latest cocktail trends - and one of their findings was a surge in the popularity of mocktails and low/no alcohol drinks. Ian McLaren, director of...
From rock samphire to sea purslane, fledgling brand Pentire draws on plants native to the Cornish coastline to create a point of difference for its botanical non-alcoholic spirit. Launched last year by a former Polzeath Beach surf instructor, the drink...
In a sea of US craft distilleries perfecting bourbon, scotch and tequila, Holla Spirits is turning its attention to vodka. Rare savory ingredients like jalapenos and pickle brine are taking a stab at reinventing the category.
Dover Corporation has acquired Systech International (Systech), which will now join Markem-Imaje, product identification and traceability business, as part of Dover’s Imaging and Identification segment.