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FMBs and RTD cocktails offer convenience for at-home enjoyment

Flavors, portability benefit FMBs, RTD cocktails
July 10, 2013

With many consumers lacking the tools or know-how to reproduce some of their favorite on-premise cocktails, beverage manufacturers have found a way to deliver that same enjoyment to consumers in their own homes.


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2013 State of the Industry Report

July 10, 2013

Beverage Industry provides an in-depth look at the performances and trends in non-alcohol and alcohol categories in the last year.


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2013 State of the Industry: Wine & spirits

Wine and spirits stay sweet
July 10, 2013

Sweet wine varietals and indulgent flavored vodkas remain popular in the wine and spirits categories, according to experts.


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2013 State of the Industry: Beer

Tiers helping beer market
July 10, 2013

Continuing what was seen during the recession, consumers are either buying more premium-priced beers or buying less beer overall, Jennifer Zegler, beverage analyst at Mintel, Chicago, told Beverage Industry in March.


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2013 State of the Industry: Dairy & alternatives

July 10, 2013

According to Chicago-based Mintel’s April 2013 report “Dairy and Non-dairy Milk – US,” the “other milk” segment, which includes ready-to-drink milk or milk substitutes, refrigerated kefir/milk substitutes/soy milk, and refrigerated milkshakes/non-dairy drinks, makes up 7.3 percent of the total U.S. dairy and non-dairy milk market. This represents a more than 30 percent increase in market share since 2010, it reports. Mintel also predicts that this category will continue to see growth through 2017 to reach nearly $2.9 billion in sales.


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2013 State of the Industry: Juice & juice drinks

Juices reformulate to meet consumer preferences
July 10, 2013

As consumers are encouraged by dieticians and nutritionists to reduce sugar consumption, beverage manufacturers also are heeding this call by developing juice drinks that fit the bill.


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2013 State of the Industry: Coffee & RTD coffee

Premium offerings fueling coffee growth
July 10, 2013

The premium market for coffee continues to gain ground, according to an August 2012 report from Santa Monica, Calif.-based IBISWorld. “Consumers educated themselves more about coffee beans and traded up in quality over the five years to 2012,” the report stated.


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2013 State of the Industry: Tea & RTD tea

Tea poised to be next ‘hot’ beverage
July 10, 2013

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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2013 State of the Industry: Bottled water

Bottled water sales continue to sparkle
July 10, 2013

A rebounding economy as well as convenience and a healthy image have helped bottled water sales recover from years of decline in 2008 and 2009, according to Chicago-based Mintel’s U.S. “Bottled Water” report released in March.


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2013 State of the Industry: Energy drinks & shots

Energy drinks and shots pick up the pace
July 10, 2013

According to a June 2012 report on energy drinks and shots in the United States by market research firm Mintel, Chicago, the market grew 124 percent from 2006 to 2011, which suggests a continuing recovery from the recession, it states.


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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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