Gen Z consumers are more likely to drink RTD coffee than hot coffee – and as brands respond, the category is expanding and developing. We explore what’s trending in RTD coffee – and where the category could go next.
Without the resources or knowledge to strategize, create, mint and distribute an NFT collection, smaller brands still remain intimidated by the idea. But NFT agency Myntr likens the ascension of NFTs to that of eCommerce: initially used by big brands...
Wildland Coffee has launched its first product, coffee in a tea bag, targeting outdoor enthusiasts and potentially, the broader audience of on-the-go consumers who may not have the time nor access to coffee-making equipment while on the move.
Molson Coors Beverage Company has announced investments to increase hard seltzer production capacity in its Canadian operations by 300% and balance Canadian hard seltzer production between owned facilities and trusted third parties.
For those who know Cachaça, it is usually associated with a Caipirinha cocktail. But the drink has far more to offer: and promoting the diversity and versality of the Brazilian spirit to bartenders, distributors and consumers can help it achieve its potential...
Coca-Cola has announced several structural changes to streamline its global business including a consolidation of operating units, which will result in reallocation of some employees and resources, as well as a reduction to its workforce.
Carlsberg continues to champion the long-term potential of the alcohol-free category, which it sees being fuelled by an increased awareness of health and well-being among consumers as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. It pledges to keep investing...
Campari Group will acquire a 49% interest in Tannico S.p.A, an Italian e-commerce platform for wines and premium spirits: noting the online channel is set to grow strongly as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
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.
Spirits companies around the world are donating alcohol and production facilities to make hand sanitizer. In the US, the Distilled Spirits Council of the US is streamlining efforts in a dedicated portal to connect suppliers, producers and medical professionals....
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.
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.
California-based dairy Clover Sonoma is making sustainability strides with the launch of a new milk carton made entirely from plant materials. It’s one of the first of its kind in the US and will hit shelves this summer.
Following the worldwide success of oat drinks from Sweden, beverage company Sproud is looking to make peas the next big milk alternative protein source. After the postponement of Natural Products Expo West, it hits the North American market next month.
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).
The low-to-no alcoholic (LNA) beverage industry is growing rapidly in Europe, the United Kingdom and the United States, and as of late this trend appears to have also caught on in the APAC region, with various major beverage firms launching their own...
Ficks Beverage Co. wants to transform the flavor quality in hard seltzer without malt liquor or flavors. It takes cues from health-forward, non-alcoholic seltzers by using only fruit juice and no chemical additives.
An oversupply of wine in the US has producers rethinking their branding and marketing strategies to reach millennials and Gen Z drinkers. The Silicon Valley Bank’s Wine Division (SVB) advises wineries to tap into the ‘better-for-you’ trend and health-forward...
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.
The Al Ain Plant Bottle from Agthia Group PJSC is the region's first plant-based water bottle. It is biodegradable and compostable within 80 days and is part of the company’s broader sustainability initiatives.
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.
In a sea of US craft distilleries perfecting bourbon, scotch and tequila, Holla Spirits is turning its attention to vodka. Rare savory ingredients like jalapenos and pickle brine are taking a stab at reinventing the category.
The sale of alcohol in the US passes through a three-tiered system: producers, distributors and retailers. For years this has impacted alcohol’s digital presence, forcing consumers to shop brick-and-mortar or turn to third parties.
Wolf’s Ridge Brewing in Ohio has been setting a sustainability precedent for independent craft beer brands. Managing waste through composting has been their biggest success and advice to their fellow brewers.
In the face of health and wellness concerns and low-to-no alcohol trends, craft brewers of heavy, boozy beer are rethinking their methods. Line extensions and new packaging formats are the advice of Massachusetts-based Night Shift Brewing.