PepsiCo’s direct operations will soon be powered by 100% renewable energy in the US. “We have entered a decade that will be critical for the future of our planet’s health,” says the beverage and snack giant.
A sober bar from Texas will take its alcohol-free drink partners and signature mocktails on tour to 15 cities across the US this year. It’s joined forces with ‘botanical bubbly’ Dry Soda in a shared mission to help people connect without alcohol.
Stora Enso will build a €9m pilot facility to produce bio-based plastics as a barrier in transparent packaging, with construction starting in the second half of 2020, with operations beginning in Q1 2021.
Cinnamon, star anise and creamy rice combine with oolong tea for Better Booch’s newest kombucha flavor, Hola Horchata. It’s the first in a new line of out-of-the-box varieties set to launch in the US in early 2020.
India’s economy is shifting to a strong middle class, giving rise to more premium, ethical and personalized products. Beverage brands are adapting to these trends similar to what’s popular in Western markets.