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Up Close With: Balance enhanced water

Non-flavored waters use flowers for functions
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When co-founders Martin Chalk and Peter Maher started developing their vision for New York-based Balance, their goal wasn’t to create a beverage company — it was simply to bring the homeopathic benefits of Australian flower essences to consumers, Chalk says.


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Tea could be the next ‘hot’ beverage

Health halo, quality drawing consumers to tea
By Jennifer Haderspeck
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Following Seattle-based Starbucks Coffee Co.’s acquisition of Atlanta-based Teavana Holdings Inc. at the end of 2012, the tea industry is waiting for the hot tea segment to boom, according to experts.


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The Top 100 beverage companies of 2012

Ranking beverage companies by 2012 sales
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The beverage marketplace continues to make strides against the economic downturn that hampered consumers and businesses beginning in 2008. In Beverage Industry’s compilation of the Top 100 beverage companies based on 2012 sales, The Coca-Cola Co. continued to lead the list by recording an additional $1.5 billion in sales compared with 2011.


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Celestial Seasonings offers teas for any season and any reason

Tea company boasts extensive portfolio to reach wide consumer demographic.
By Stephanie Cernivec
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Like companies across all categories within the beverage industry, players in the tea category are fighting for consumers’ attention.


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Up Close With: Revolution Brewing

Company plans to be Chicago’s No. 1 craft brewery
By Jessica Jacobsen
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With a title like chairman of the party, Josh Deth of Revolution Brewing has a tall order to fill. The Chicago-based craft brewery went from operating solely as a brewpub to opening a brewery for its consumer packaged goods (CPG) business last spring, but the idea of Revolution Brewing began much earlier than that.


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Sports and protein drinks share the glory

New players take the field in the sports nutrition category.
By Jennifer Haderspeck
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Last year offered the sports and protein drinks category a big marketing opportunity through the London 2012 Summer Olympics, says Jennifer Zegler, beverage analyst at Chicago-based market research firm Mintel.


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Liquid supplements make strides in a changing landscape

Consumers show favorable image of supplements.
By Jessica Jacobsen
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The old saying that “An apple a day keeps the doctor away” might someday transition to “A supplement a day keeps the doctor away” as topics such as the U.S. obesity rate, an aging baby boomer generation, and increased energy/alertness continue to bring attention to the nutritional/dietary supplement segment, according to market research firms.


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Celestial Seasonings puts automation on display

Tea facility has standardization in the bag.
By Stephanie Cernivec
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Since its founding in 1969 by a group of entrepreneurs, Celestial Seasonings has remained situated against a backdrop of the Rocky Mountains in Boulder, Colo.


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BluePrint lays the groundwork for raw juices

By Stephanie Cernivec
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Just before the end of 2012, The Hain Celestial Group, Melville, N.Y., acquired BluePrint, a raw juice brand based in New York.


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Vermont Hard Cider Co. shares its passion

Hard cider company puts its focus on people
By Jessica Jacobsen
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If you were to ask Bret Williams a year ago whether he would ever sell Vermont Hard Cider Co., the answer would have been, “No.” When the president and chief executive officer of the Middlebury, Vt.-based company originally purchased the Woodchuck hard cider brand and facility in 2003, it was not about developing a big company or brand; it was about saving jobs.


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Dinner with Tequila Don Julio

Diageo is taking its Tequila Don Julio brand on the road this summer with a rolling Airstream Speakeasy mobile craft cocktail bar. The team stopped in Chicago on July 29 to share some specialty tequila cocktails paired with food from Chicago restaurants Honey Butter Fried Chicken and The Radler as well as dessert venues Black Dog Gelato and Baker Miller. (Photos by Jennifer Haderspeck)

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