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Natural retailers pursue an organic appeal

Natural channel growth outpaces conventional retailers
October 11, 2013

Approximately two out of three “health and eco” consumers identify selection of healthy and organic products or produce as the most important factor when deciding where to shop regularly, according to the August 2013 “Market Lifestyle of Health and Sustainability (LOHAS) MamboTrack Health & Natural Shopper Research & Beverage Market Industry Insight” report.


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Bebida Beverage Co. helps consumers sip and relax

BeBevCo relaxation drinks on trajectory for growth
October 11, 2013

More than 55 percent of the world population is suffering from some type of anxiety, stress or sleep disorder, according to Statesville, N.C.-based Bebida Beverage Co. (BeBevCo).


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Sparkling water outpaces bottled water category

Water brands find ways to resonate with consumers
October 11, 2013

Marilyn Monroe might have sung about how diamonds are a girl’s best friend, but this mineral isn’t the only thing that’s been sparkling lately.


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Wholesaler of the Year: Louis Glunz Beer Inc.

Craft and import beers shine in distributor’s portfolio
September 10, 2013

With a company history dating back to 1888, Louis Glunz Beer Inc. has been in business long enough to see the beer industry transform around it.


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Convenience stores enhance the speedy shopping experience

Convenience stores upgrade their offerings to maximize purchase opportunities
September 10, 2013

Thirty years ago, many consumers had a negative perception OF buying food at a gas station.


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Essentia finds the opportune moment

Essentia fortified water enters primed health and wellness market
September 10, 2013

Shortly after the launch of Essentia fortified water in 1998, President and Chief Executive Officer Ken Uptain realized that the consumer market was not ready for it.


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Coffee market perks up

Premium formats experience growth as disposable income rises
September 10, 2013

Whether SEEKING a caffeine fix or a social beverage, more Americans are sipping on coffee, according to the National Coffee Association of USA Inc. (NCA), New York.


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New products blur the category lines

IRI’s New Product Pacesetters hit on key consumer trends
September 10, 2013

Taking into account outside elements like economic challenges, environmental hurdles and trepidatious consumers, consumer packaged goods (CPG) manufacturers have a number of things to consider when it comes to developing new products.


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The Double Cola Co. expands beyond the CSD market

Company builds on its rich history
August 12, 2013

With a company history that spans more than 90 years, The Double Cola Co. has a lot from which to pull influence. But the Chattanooga, Tenn.-based company isn’t resting on its laurels. Instead, it continues to give its established brands a contemporary touch and is now making its first push beyond the carbonated soft drink (CSD) market, which has been its sole focus until recently.


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USDA releases rules for competitive beverages in schools

Exploring official school beverages standards
August 12, 2013

Following up on last year’s new standards for school meals, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) unveiled its new “Smart Snacks in School” nutrition standards that will affect food and beverages sold in vending machines and a la carte.


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Second Glass hosted Wine Riot in Chicago on May 2 and 3. Wine Riot offered attendees an all-access pass to hundreds of new wines as well as multiple educational sessions about different wine styles and varietals. (Photos by Jennifer Haderspeck)

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Crafting growth: A look into the bourgeoning craft beer market

Learn how the beer segment is performing and where it is heading, what to consider before expanding your markets and innovations that are captivating consumer audiences.

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Maintaining beverage dispensing equipment

Iuliana Nita, Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics global marketing manager of food and beverage, offers her insights about ensuring sanitary performance of beverage dispensing equipment in foodservice applications. She also will offer some tips about choosing the right kind of tubing to handle acidic beverages.

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