Articles by Elizabeth Fuhrman

Ingredient Spotlight: Consumers continue to crave cranberry

May 10, 2010
Whether as a stand alone fruit flavor or in combination with other flavors, cranberry is a choice ingredient and flavor among beverage-makers.

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Beverage Beat: Not acting your age

May 10, 2010
In March, when I toured Dr Pepper Snapple Group’s (DPS) new 850,000-square-foot Western distribution hub and production facility in Victorville, Calif., it was hard to believe it was the same
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Beverage Beat: A commitment to eco-friendly actions

April 6, 2010
Beverage companies announce earth-friendly actions as the country celebrates the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, Beverage Industry’s Editor-in-Chief Elizabeth Fuhrman reports.
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Beverage R&D: Health concerns, marketing keep superfruits top of mind

April 5, 2010
Superfruits continue to appear in beverages across the aisles and have kept a loyal following among consumers this year for several reasons, but the main one is health.
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Packaging: Rebranding, new packaging and new sizes spark sales

April 5, 2010
While new product launches have been in a decline, packaging innovations all played a role in beverages popping off the shelf.
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Post-Show Report: New beverages from Natural Products Expo West

April 5, 2010
Natural Products Expo West was dominated by new tea offerings as well as launches of probiotic drinks, juices, waters, herbal infusions and performance beverages.
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2010 Soft Drink Report: CSDs struggle as consumer perception shifts

April 5, 2010
PepsiCo and The Coca-Cola Co.'s respective bottler acquisitions took some news off declining volume.

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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 Beat: Let's hear it for beer

March 9, 2010
Dos Equis’ “Most Interesting Man in the World” attracts the attention of consumers, beer industry experts and Beverage Industry’s Editor-in-Chief Elizabeth Fuhrman.
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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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Wine Riot - Chicago

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.


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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