Adomas Pranevicius, CEO of MyDrink Beverages, tells BeverageDaily.com that a new breed of healthy ‘energy’ drinks face an uncertain EU future, given conflicting guidance as to how we actually define the category.
Philip Bromley from US biotech firm VIRUN tells BeverageDaily.com that one form of the science ‘Holy Grail’ is a pill that gives you everything food does and more, without Oompa Loompa-style side-effects, but in the meantime there are science-backed functional...
SPIRITS GIANT PLANS $3.19M M&A SPEND TO BACK UK LAUNCH
The US beverage industry must accept seven key changes in the near future, including a slump in traditional soda sales and touch sensitive labeling, according to a white paper penned by five analysts on behalf of the forthcoming Healthy Beverage Expo...
Adomas Pranevicius, MD of Lithuanian beverage production management and development firm MyDrink Beverages tells Ben Bouckley why SMEs should buy a ready-made beverage brand, rather than treading the long, thorny NPD path alone.
Clinching global culture club membership by swigging Pepsi or Coke is not enough for soft drinks consumers in emerging markets, who are increasingly swayed by regional tastes, according to Euromonitor International.
Nestlé’s ‘smart investment’ in Chinese whole bean coffee is likely to consolidate its market-leading position within the category there, as it stands poised to release a local product, according to a top beverage analyst.
Big interview: Ryan Black, founder and CEO, Sambazon
Want a dictionary definition of 'high-achiever'? Meet Ryan Black, a former NFL player and surfer who went on holiday to Brazil in his early 20s in search of waves and came back with the germ of a business idea that is now worth more than $100m...
Unit volumes of energy drinks were up a whopping 18.7% in 2012 - a staggering achievement given that unit sales of consumer packaged goods across all outlets slumped 0.3% over the same period - according to Symphony IRI*.
The US Patent and Trademark Office has approved a new patent for a method that claims 'significant flavor enhancement' of beverages such as Perrier and wine in taste tests, when these products are exposed to acoustic waves from a transponder...
EC regulations implemented last year that require natural flavouring substances to be identical to something found in nature will greatly impact the industry, according to a report assessing the new regulation.
Natural flavours supplier, Kerry Ingredients, has flagged up a six month dateline for the conclusion of an existing project aiming to optimise the stability of natural citrus flavours for use in beverages.
New industry research suggests that producers are shifting away from the traditional orange flavour and focusing more on mixed flavours that are less vulnerable to frozen concentrate orange juice (FCOJ) price hikes.
Synergy Flavors’ Chicago facility has received organic certification, which will allow it to increase provision of organic flavors, and respond to sustained demand for ‘clean label’ products, the company has said.
Virginia Dare has released a range of natural flavors for coconut water, which has been steadily gaining interest over the past couple of years, saying that they could boost its popularity still further.
Ungerer has developed an innovative range of fruit flavours that uses fruit fibres as carriers in place of maltodextrose or wheatstarch, making a natural ingredient out of a by-product that can also boost food’s fibre content.
New report reveals that growth in value-added products designed for
specific applications is set to drive the food additives market in
the US. Flavours will gain nearly fifty per cent of the market,
with alternative sweetners revealing...