Energy Drinks & Beyond

Bazi launches bid to dominate new healthy energy shot market

Dispatches from the ADA conference 2011

Bazi launches bid to dominate new healthy energy shot market

By Elaine Watson

The firm behind Bazi – an antioxidant-rich energy shot claimed to trump rivals in the nutrition stakes – reckons it could be a $100m brand in four to five years as consumers look for something that will give them more than a caffeine blast.

5-hour Energy accounts for 90% of the energy shots market

5-hour Energy increases grip on energy shots market

By Elaine Watson

5-hour Energy’s grip on the US energy shot market has tightened further in the past year, with the brand now accounting for nine out of every $10 spent in the burgeoning category.

Energy to engage?

Does the energy shot market have room for a new player?

By Elaine Watson

A David vs Goliath battle is set to be waged in the US energy shots sector as two ex-Marines seek to carve out a niche in a market so competitive that even Red Bull has thrown in the towel and made a sharp exit.

Not even the economic slump could dent the digestive health category

“Feeling the benefit” guides 2011 trends

By Shane Starling

Products that deliver physiological benefits quickly such as those benefitting gut health or boosting energy – will be the most important trend for 2011, according to a new report.

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