Launched in 1989, TV commercials featuring the Energizer Bunny, the sunglass-wearing pink toy rabbit, have entered the vernacular as a representation for anything that endlessly continues. As more consumers strive to “get up and go,” energy drinks also have entered the mainstream, according to ingredient suppliers.
Ingredient suppliers announce certifications, new appointments
March 15, 2016
The National Honey Board, Firestone, Colo., released results from an independent consumer research survey that found that 93 percent of consumers consider honey a “natural” sweetener, and 48 percent of those consumers say they look for product labels that include honey, the association says.
The pop song “Sugar, Sugar” by The Archies contains the catchy line “Honey, honey, ah, sugar, sugar, you are my candy, girl, and you got me wanting you.” Although they weren’t singing about beverages, “honey, honey” is being used as a “sugar, sugar” substitute by beverage-makers and health-conscious consumers in hot and iced teas, water, and more.