Functional Beverages

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Functional waters: Ready for a post-pandemic rebound?

By Rachel Arthur

UK functional water sales were hit by the pandemic in 2020: but are predicted to rise consistently over the next five years. But the rebound is not necessarily going to be a straight-forward return to pre-pandemic times: with a shifting market and new...

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Aussie brand Remedy Drinks brings zero-sugar kombucha stateside

By Mary Ellen Shoup

As the #1 selling brand in Australia, New Zealand, and the UK, and the fourth largest kombucha company globally, producing more than 90 million cans per year, Remedy Drinks is seeking to replicate its success in the US market where it says consumers are...

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Promoting sports drinks: Debunk the myths and boost your communications strategy

By Dr Adam Carey, chairman, European Specialist Sports Nutrition Alliance (ESSNA)

Over the past decades, the sports beverage industry has witnessed significant growth. Yet misinformation also surrounds these products. Dr Adam Carey, chairman of the European Specialist Sports Nutrition Alliance (ESSNA), looks at some of these myths...

Science trio creates all-natural brain-boosting beverages

Science trio creates all-natural brain-boosting beverages

By Nikki Hancocks

A molecular biologist, a medical doctor and a nutrition innovation expert have joined intellectual forces to create a cognitive health focused brand which they hope will redefine the caffeine-laden energy drink category.

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PepsiCo and Beyond Meat launch JV for plant-based beverages and snacks

By Rachel Arthur

PepsiCo and Beyond Meat will form The PLANeT Partnership to develop, produce and market beverages and snacks made from plant-based protein. PepsiCo says plant-based protein offers ‘a new frontier’ in its efforts to build a more sustainable food system,...