Smaller can sizes, less packaging material and eco-friendly manufacturing practices are all trends to watch in the beverage industry. BeverageDaily was at Pack Expo last week to find out what’s hot and what’s not in the industry this year.
Brothers Craig and Greg Sams will take to the stage next week to talk about how they entered the healthy-eating market with their Whole Earth Food Brand in the early 70s, before it became on-trend and how biochar is changing the future of organic farming.
South Korea’s STX Corporation is launching a new brand – Méshil – in the French market. The brand’s founder, Donghyun Won, says they want to bring this traditional Korean plum-based beverage “to the world”.
A recent Australian study has identified the selective and partial uptake of the voluntary Health Star Rating (HSR) system for beverages as ‘shortcomings’, a finding that has received short shrift from the nation’s beverage sector.
It is well documented that certain things affect how we perceive flavour: from smell to visual appearance. But what about some of the less obvious factors, like the room in which you are eating or your expectations around price?
Coca-Cola Amatil and The Coca-Cola Company have announced a joint acquisition of a 45% minority interest in Australia’s Made Group, which is behind beverage and dairy brands such as Cocobella, Rokeby Farms, Impressed and NutrientWater.
Soft drinks company Britvic has this month switched to 100% renewable electricity for all its sites in Great Britain: saving more than 17,000 tonnes of CO2e per year, the equivalent to taking more than 3,300 cars off the road.