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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.
Although juices have long been a popular start to the day because of their wholesome nutrition, vitamins and more, the category has experienced numerous innovations aligning with consumer trends.
After enduring contraction the last few years, the overall beer market is on the uptick, says Dan Wandel, senior vice president of beverage alcohol client insights for Chicago-based SymphonyIRI Group.
According to IBISWorld’s July 2012 report, “Warehouse Clubs & Supercenters in the US,” supercenters are one of the fastest-growing industries in the retail sector and have shown consistent growth during the last five years.
Seventy-five years ago, Multi-Flow Industries was a family business that delivered fountain sodas up and down the streets to customers in Philadelphia.
Whether it’s because of private label’s added value or perceptions of comparable quality to name brands, consumers have found favor with private label consumer packaged goods (CPGs).
“Innovation” is a word used often across numerous markets, but what does it mean in the beverage industry?
“Fresh” can be a relative term to people as they describe what it means to them.
Although Bolthouse Farms, Bakersfield, Calif., has been producing carrots since 1915, it first entered the beverage marketplace in 2003.
According to New York-based market research firm Nielsen, alcohol drinks packaged in a pouch — many of which are marketed as frozen cocktails — approached $200 million in annual sales in measured channels through Aug. 18, 2012.
In celebration of International Pineapple Day on April 2, Bahama Breeze locations across the country invited the media and consumers to celebrate with cocktails that feature the tropical flavor of the pineapple. (Photos by Liz Parker and Jennifer Haderspeck)
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