What makes a beverage pacesetter?

By Rachel Arthur

Beverages dominated IRI’s list of F&B pacesetters this year: taking 10 of the top 25 spots. So what are the top beverage brands doing right?


Hard seltzer storm: Big brands take seltzer strategies up a notch

By Rachel Arthur

Constellation Brands is lining up new flavors and SKUs for Corona Hard Seltzer. Anheuser-Busch is bringing a new product into play with Michelob Ultra Organic Seltzer. Coca-Cola will launch its hard seltzer in 2021 - and is PepsiCo eying up an entry into...

Hoegaarden Soft Brew: 'We've seen success with existing beer drinkers at new occasions, such as lunch'. Pic: Anheuser-Busch

Hoegaarden rolls out non-alcoholic beer to the US

By Rachel Arthur

Hoegaarden’s non-alcoholic beer is expanding beyond Europe: with pilots in Rochester and Philadelphia in the US currently under way. While Europe has been leading the low and no ABV beer category, Anheuser-Busch believes the US will catch up.

Robots that brew beer, carbon neutral factories, and better tasting medicine... read on to see how the beverage industry has been innovating this year. Pic: iStock/stevanovicigor

6 beverage innovation highlights of 2016

By Rachel Arthur

It’s easy to be cynical about the term ‘innovation’ – a buzzword used by marketers in the hope of attracting attention in a crowded marketplace. But here we take a look at some of the products and projects from the beverage world in 2016 that we think...

Anheuser-Busch contests new OSHA safety citation proposing $160,000 fine


Anheuser-Busch contests new OSHA safety citation proposing $160,000 fine


Anheuser-Busch says it disagrees with an OSHA citation suggesting fines totaling $162,500 for serious safety failings at a New Jersey site, as the agency confirms the brewer is contesting the ruling.