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Beverage R&D: Hydrocolloid starches

March 10, 2010
Use of starches in flavor and cloud emulsions is increasing due to the price volatility of the gum market, says Adrienne Stucky, associate food scientist at Tate & Lyle. Starches are becoming increasingly popular as a cost-effective replacement for gum Arabic in flavored oil emulsions, she says.
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Operations: Processing Technology

March 9, 2010
Equipment manufacturers have developed processing technology solutions to incorporate functional ingredients, accommodate various formulas and allow for smaller batches for bottlers.
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Up Close With: Drank, Extreme Relaxation Beverage

March 9, 2010
Innovative Beverage Group Holdings, Houston, introduced Drank Extreme Relaxation Beverage in early 2008 as one of the first beverages in the anti-energy movement.
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Beverage R&D: Awareness, versatility expand use of probiotics and prebiotics

March 9, 2010
Consumers have become more aware – and more open to – probiotics and prebiotics and their potential benefits. At the same time, ingredient companies are extending the possible applications for probiotic and prebiotic inclusions in beverages.

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Category Focus: 2010 Beer Report: Sub-premium, crafts lead the way

March 9, 2010
Major brewers saw declines in their premium beers, but made up for it with the success of their below-premium offerings, helping beer weather the recession.
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Channel Strategies: Drug and Convenience Stores get creative

March 9, 2010
To continue to attract the fast-paced consumer, drug and convenience stores have adopted new strategies, expanded some selections and decreased others, experts say.
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Plant Focus: Sierra Nevada's sustainability initiatives

March 9, 2010
Sierra Nevada continues its good-neighbor attitude 30 years after its start through continuing to reuse materials, minimize waste, and innovate with equipment.
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Cover Story: Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

March 9, 2010
Thirty years ago, when Sierra Nevada Brewing Co., Chico, Calif., opened its doors, fewer than 50 breweries existed in the United States. Today, while consolidation has continued with large domestic brewers, more than 1,500 craft breweries are in operation.
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Up Close With ... New Leaf Brands

February 10, 2010
For the past several months, New Leaf Brands Inc., Orangeburg, N.Y., has been positioning itself to manage its growth.
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Category Focus: Protein appeals to the masses

February 10, 2010
Protein-based beverage manufacturers are trying to bring their products to the masses.
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International Pineapple Day at Bahama Breeze

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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Available On Demand Learn how to reduce costs and energy use by enabling high oil load emulsions, eliminating the need for weighting agents like brominated vegetable oil (BVO).


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