After years of speculation, bottled water officially is the No. 1 beverage based on volume in the United States. Earlier this year, New York-based Beverage Marketing Corporation (BMC) announced that bottled water overtook carbonated soft drinks for the top spot on a volume basis.
HFactor announced a complete redesign of its packaging. To upgrade functionality, HFactor now features a twist-off spout. In addition, the new look and feel includes an enhanced hour-glass structure, along with a revamped modern aesthetic, the company says.
In response to consumers seeking healthier options, vending machines now stock a broader food and beverage portfolio along with the “smart” technological solutions like Apple Pay and Google Pay. On-machine signage also is helping consumers to better evaluate their choices.
Preston, Wash.-based Talking Rain Beverage Co., the makers of Sparkling Ice flavored sparkling waters, announced its partnership with Hearst Digital Media’s Cosmopolitan.com and Elizabeth Banks’ digital media company WhoHaha to launch the original female-centric comedy web series, “TEMP(orary).”
Flavored water beverage available in three flavors
April 25, 2017
Capri Sun, a brand of The Kraft Heinz Co., Pittsburg and Chicago, unveiled Capri Sun Sport. The new flavored water beverage was designed with kids in mind for their recreational or moderate activities.
Ingredient suppliers highlight natural and organic offering at Engredea
April 14, 2017
The 37th annual Natural Products Expo West & Engredea hosted more than 80,000 attendees. The show, produced by New Hope Network, took place March 9-13 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif., and brought together 3,100 exhibiting companies, including more than 500 first-time exhibitors.