Despite sugar reduction being a major consumer health trend impacting nearly every corner of the CPG industry, many food and beverage products in Canada have seen limited changes in sugar content, a recent study by the University of Toronto suggests.
By Aga Jarzabek, Research Analyst, Euromonitor International
Reduced sugar categories have seen high growth in the past, but their sales have dipped as consumers became hesitant about artificial sweeteners. However, in the past year, sales have seen a guarded rebound across many categories due to new launches and...
The Coca-Cola Company has named Alfredo Rivera as president of Coca-Cola North America. Rivera most recently served as president of the beverage giant's Latin America group overseeing business operations across 40 countries.
A health and hospitality enthusiast with a passion for naturopathic nutrition is bringing the ancient wisdom of medicinal mushroom to the modern consumer with her new range of adoptogenic alcohol-free beers.
China’s beverage giant, Hangzhou Wahaha Group has seen an increase in sales of its sugar-free soda and alkaline water products this year, as consumers continue to seek healthier and more innovative beverages.
Sparkling water brand Waterloo – which is just approaching its third anniversary – is getting close to a run rate of $100m as it continues to increase velocity and distribution, say the CEO of the Austin-based brand, which has just been acquired by an...
Keurig Dr. Pepper (KDP) has taken a minority investment with a defined path to ownership in emerging brand ‘Don’t Quit’ to become the next heavyweight in the segment, said KDP president Robert Gamgort during the firm's Q2 2020 earnings call.
Flavored water brand Hint has closed a $25m Series D financing round led by Springboard Growth Capital and supported by Philippe Laffont, Linnea Roberts’ Gingerbread Capital and Emiliano Román’s Medina Heights Capital Partners.
Better Booch has grown from a Southern California kombucha brand with a cult following to distribution at over 2,000 retail locations including new partnerships with Whole Foods Southern Pacific, Southwest and Northern California regions.
Researchers in Thailand have called for the government to pursue more aggressive public health policies in addition to imposing sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) taxes in the country after an advanced simulation model revealed that this would have little...
The New Zealand F&B industry has blasted the local government’s upcoming container return scheme, calling this costly, bureaucratic, and almost-certainly going to raise beverage costs and prices, which will be passed on to consumers.