New Zealand mead brand Lone Bee is hoping to strengthen its exports to South East Asia by entering a major supermarket, and is on the lookout for regional partners for potential new flavour collaborations.
Having already suffered setbacks from the COVID-19 pandemic, craft distillers now face numerous challenges such as supply-chain issues and inflationary pressures, says trade body spiritsEUROPE as it launches a new campaign called #SpiritsVoices.
New Extraordinary Coffee Workshops (ECWx) in Honduras and Guatemala are furthering Intelligentsia Coffee’s sustainability mission. They invest in and engage with smallholder farmers, improving coffee quality for the US supply chain.
Zero-proof and low-ABV drinks are on the rise, but traditional craft beer is still tracking growth. The Brewers Association (BA) has industry highlights from the year, including a record 8,000 breweries operating in the US.
Cinnamon, star anise and creamy rice combine with oolong tea for Better Booch’s newest kombucha flavor, Hola Horchata. It’s the first in a new line of out-of-the-box varieties set to launch in the US in early 2020.
The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies (PMMI) has released a new report on machinery and automation trends among breweries and distilleries, who are scaling back on production goals and diversifying offerings to stay competitive.
Coca-Cola dips into alcohol alternatives with the launch of Bar None, a collection of ready-to-drink mocktails. It's a new look for Coke with a “shift in the growth mindset of the company” that is “adopting more growth behaviors, being curious, taking...
With the growing affinity for craft alcohol in the US, startup company Shots Box delivers a range of craft spirits samples to the subscription box market. It expands the footprint of craft distillers who would otherwise be limited by regional distribution.
Five years ago, North America dominated the global craft beer industry: accounting for 52% of all craft beer retail launches while Europe accounted for 29%. But now the picture has flipped: North America now accounts for 19% of launches while 54% come...
The craft cider category is no longer about tractors and sideburns: instead, it's firmly established itself as a beverage for modern millennials, says Crafty Nectar, the world’s largest craft cider subscription service. But there’s still work to...
Powell & Mahoney Craft Cocktail Mixers have switched from plastic top packaging to corrugated paper boxes for its multipacks in an effort to be mindful of the environment and generate more shelf impact.