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.
Sapsucker, an organic carbonated maple water brand based in Canada, is planning a 2021 launch into the US market where COO Ryan Klein believes there is a significant opportunity to build the tree water category.
Ingredion has launched new Novation Indulge 3620 and 3820 starches to meet consumers’ demand for clean and healthy eating while providing sensory attributes like smoothness, creaminess and a rich mouthfeel.
New Zealand’s premium gin company Scapegrace Distilling is set to export its naturally coloured black gin in Asia, with the first shipments expected to land in Hong Kong, Singapore, China and Japan this month.
Regular caffeine consumption induces very limited anti-inflammatory effects, while sedentary behaviour and body fat accumulation induce significant inflammatory effects, according to a new study involving nearly 250 men and women.
The alcohol beverage industry has taken a hit from the coronavirus pandemic. But shifts in consumer behavior are also opening up new opportunities: for example in RTDs, local products, and low/no alcohol drinks.
Despite headwinds from closures of away-from-home channels due the ongoing pandemic, Danone grew sales and household penetration of its US plant-based and premium dairy brands for the first half of 2020.