The Specialty Food Association’s (SFA's) Summer Fancy Food Show, scheduled for June 28-30 at the Jacob Javits Center in New York (which has recently been turned into a makeshift hospital), is the latest major food show to be canceled due to the coronavirus...
Amid tales of furloughing, cash flow problems, and shuttered doors, Minor Figures is getting creative. CEO Stuart Forsyth tells us how the oat m*lk brand is doing its bit to keep small businesses afloat.
The cannabis drug was federally legalized in Canada in 2018, and edibles in 2019, but the market has so far been slow to take off. Brands struggle with product preservation and are looking for more guidance from Health Canada.
The Specialty Food Association's (SFA) Summer Fancy Food Show is scheduled to take place in June in New York City: but its location - the Javits Center in Manhattan - is currently being converted into a makeshift hospital.
The beverage industry is keeping a close eye on the rippling effects from the COVID-19 pandemic. And in the US, there have been a few positives mixed in with the negatives, such as a boom for ecommerce.
Staying true to its mission to “find people where they are in the daytime,” RISE Brewing Co. is pivoting from distributing its nitro infused cold brew coffee in offices and at events to reach people instead in their homes as more Americans practice social...
New ready-to-drink cold brew from Italian coffee company illy was set to debut at Expo West this month. But despite the cancellation, plans are moving forward with the hopes of attracting younger customers to the upscale brand.
Amid quarantines, lockdowns and cancellations, beverage companies are doing what they can to stay afloat as well as help out in the community. We round-up the latest news from brands dealing with the crisis.
Plant-based milk alternative brand Elmhurst 1925 had big plans for Natural Products Expo West before its postponement earlier this month. However, its oat-based single serves, lattes and creamers will still launch in the US on schedule.
In an announcement that will not likely surprise many stakeholders, New Hope has decided to cancel (rather than postpone) the Natural Products Expo West trade show in Anaheim and focus its attention on Expo East in Philadelphia (Sept. 23-26).
New Extraordinary Coffee Workshops (ECWx) in Honduras and Guatemala are furthering Intelligentsia Coffee’s sustainability mission. They invest in and engage with smallholder farmers, improving coffee quality for the US supply chain.
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.
New Hope’s Natural Products Expo West tradeshow was postponed due to coronavirus fears on Monday night, just hours before the first events were set to kick off on Tuesday. More than 80,000 people were initially expected to attend.
Jindilli Beverages produces a palm and dairy-free alternative to milk, creamers and butter under its Milkadamia brand. The company’s CEO shares his views on the need to challenge the prevalence of products containing dairy and palm oil for the health...
The National Coffee Association is pushing back against the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee’s plan to evaluate the health impact of drinking coffee with “enhancers,” such as cream and sugar, for fear that it will “confound” the assessment of...
American consumers are increasingly looking for products with a focus on simple, high-quality ingredients and sustainability. And a group of Italian companies believe their products are ready to meet these demands: with their drinks on show at the Winter...
Nitro-infusion is commonly associated with the cold brew coffee category: but Enhanced Beverage Solutions (EBS) sees potential for the trend to thrive in other categories such as tea, wine and cocktails.
Hard seltzers dominated the alcohol conversation in 2019, and there’s been an uptick in flavored malt beverage (FMB) launches in response. Loverboy brings a healthier option to the small but growing hard tea category.
An emergency medicine doctor has founded his own brand selling a nutritionally boosted plant-based ‘motivational’ protein shake offering a replacement for "empty-calorie" coffees and additive-filled snacks.
Until the 19th century, chocolate (cocoa) was something you drank, not ate, notes David Burke. “And then we figured out how to turn it into a food. Now we’re on the cusp of exactly the same thing with coffee.”
The five significant trends for tea in 2020 all circulate within the general theme of phytotherapy, and support the general shift toward a more mindful approach in the health and wellness market, writes Maria Uspenski of The Tea Spot.
A shift in consumer demand – particularly from younger shoppers – towards ethically sourced products is key to making principles of economic sustainability scaleable, says the founder of Rare Tea Company, Henrietta Lovell.
Nielsen’s annual Top 25 Breakthrough Innovation awards whittled down 45,000 CPG products and singled out five US beverages. Products from PepsiCo and Coca-Cola were among those gaining top honors; alongside hard seltzer success story White Claw.
Mr Black Cold Brew Coffee Liqueur is delving into the craft side of coffee in Australia with its first limited batch sourced from single-origin beans. More releases are to come, made from coffee of different global regions.
With trendy plant-based alternatives such as soy milk or almond milk, consumers often find a health halo around indulgent coffee shop drinks. But festive favourites such as hot chocolate and sweetly-spiced lattes contain ‘huge’ amounts of sugar, says...
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.