Articles by Elizabeth Fuhrman

Cover Story: Coca-Cola United builds for the future

June 15, 2009
This spring, in order to better serve its customers, Coca-Cola United opened a new 781,000-square-foot production and distribution facility in Baton Rouge, La., for its Baton Rouge Coca-Cola Bottling Co. division.
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Beverage R&D: Beverages emerge with new sweeteners

June 15, 2009
Consuming healthier beverages and foods continues to be a popular consumer trend. Whether it includes a move toward natural, reducing calories or providing great taste, sweeteners continue to play a pivotal role in healthy beverage formulation and marketing.
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Plant Focus: New plant designed for growth

June 15, 2009
Baton Rouge Coca-Cola Bottling Co. celebrated the grand opening of its new 781,000-square-foot production and distribution facility on 112 acres in Baton Rouge, La.
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Beverage R&D: Health weighs in against costs

May 15, 2009
Two recessionary trends — fewer new product introductions and consumers’ thinner wallets — are affecting beverage formulation overall, and the organic and natural beverage market in particular.
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Distribution: Hand trucks take to task efficiency and safety

May 15, 2009
Drivers and beverage distributors alike want nothing more than to save time, which in turn, saves money. One of the best ways a company can improve efficiency is by using a hand truck or cart suitable to their needs.
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Packaging: Packaging innovates to differentiate

May 15, 2009
The U.S. beverage container industry is an estimated $22.5 billion business.
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Up close with... Uncle Matt's Organic

May 15, 2009
Uncle Matt’s Organic, Clermont, Fla., started with three acres of orange groves in Founder and Chief Executive Officer Matt McLean’s father’s backyard. As the company celebrates its 10th anniversary this year, Uncle Matt’s Organic now boasts 1,000 acres that are capable of producing organic citrus between McLean-family holdings and 15 other groves the company manages.
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Beverage R&D: Treks inspire new flavors

April 15, 2009
To promote innovative flavor development, Givaudan conducts ongoing TasteTreks to bring its flavorists to countries all around the world to experience exotic foods, be inspired by nature, and to discover new flavors, molecules and ingredients.
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Channel Strategies: Patrons trade off to drink out

April 15, 2009
The decline in disposable personal income this year has led consumers to make budget cuts, and the on-premise industry is one area feeling the belt tightening.
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Up Close With... Pike Brewing Co.

April 15, 2009
This year, The Pike Brewing Co., Seattle, will celebrate its 20th anniversary with the release of Entire, a stout aged in bourbon barrels. Specialty beers like Entire offer a classic example of what the family-owned brewery is all about: “We just want to develop a really high-quality brewery,” says Charles Finkel, president and founder of the brewery.
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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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Ditch the weighting agents: A cost effective solution for delivering flavors and actives

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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