Articles Tagged with ''new product development''

Bringing new beer ideas to fruition

Monique Acevedo, vice president of innovation for Heineken USA, discusses her new product development process
April 8, 2014

How do you imagine the typical brainstorming session goes? Imagine that brainstorming session is about creating new flavors of beer — a market that is growing in size and sophistication.


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2013 New Product Development Survey

Traditional flavors continue to dominate
January 10, 2014

When it comes to the latest trends, “healthy” and “natural” continue to top the list of consumer needs and interests for beverages, according to respondents of Beverage Industry’s annual New Product Development Survey.


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Co-packer capabilities support new product development

Pilot program helps new companies test products
November 11, 2013

Before finalizing new beverage product concepts, beverage-makers need to consider the capabilities of the contract manufacturers and packagers (co-packers) with which they work, according to experts.


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New products blur the category lines

IRI’s New Product Pacesetters hit on key consumer trends
September 10, 2013

Taking into account outside elements like economic challenges, environmental hurdles and trepidatious consumers, consumer packaged goods (CPG) manufacturers have a number of things to consider when it comes to developing new products.


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2012 New Product Development Survey

Forecasting a year of healthful introductions
January 11, 2013

Healthy and natural attributes top the list of consumer needs and interests for beverages, according to respondents of Beverage Industry’s annual New Product Development Survey. 


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2012 New Product Development survey

A return to innovation forecasted — with a traditional focus
January 9, 2012
Answering consumer demand, creating new formulations and leveraging growth opportunities are among the reasons why beverage-makers plan to launch more new products in 2012 compared to 2011, according to the results of Beverage Industry’s annual New Product Development survey. A planned increase in launches was cited by 59 percent of respondents, which is a 14 percent rise from last year’s survey results.
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Improving a new product’s shelf esteem

Placement, pricing are key factors to launch success
September 12, 2011

One of the keys to success can be as simple as: “location, location, location.” For developers of new beverages, the phrase is not as cliché as it sounds. Not only are consumers shopping across more channels than ever, retailers are offering more spaces for beverages, too.


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Standing out in the crowd

Up-and-coming beverage trends
September 12, 2011
Who could have predicted that leggings would once again be fashionable? Or that Beanie Babies would make a comeback? Trends can be difficult to predict. But after years of closely studying the beverage industry, experts offer their findings on the newest beverage-related trends.
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Last Drop: What lies ahead in 2011

January 7, 2011
Beverage Industry Associate Editor Jessica Jacobsen shares predictions for low-calorie, low-sugar and low-fat trends.
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Second Glass hosted Wine Riot in Chicago on May 2 and 3. Wine Riot offered attendees an all-access pass to hundreds of new wines as well as multiple educational sessions about different wine styles and varietals. (Photos by Jennifer Haderspeck)

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Crafting growth: A look into the bourgeoning craft beer market

Learn how the beer segment is performing and where it is heading, what to consider before expanding your markets and innovations that are captivating consumer audiences.

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Maintaining beverage dispensing equipment

Iuliana Nita, Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics global marketing manager of food and beverage, offers her insights about ensuring sanitary performance of beverage dispensing equipment in foodservice applications. She also will offer some tips about choosing the right kind of tubing to handle acidic beverages.

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