Articles by Elizabeth Fuhrman

Ingredient Spotlight: Consumers continue to crave cranberry

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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Dinner with Tequila Don Julio

Diageo is taking its Tequila Don Julio brand on the road this summer with a rolling Airstream Speakeasy mobile craft cocktail bar. The team stopped in Chicago on July 29 to share some specialty tequila cocktails paired with food from Chicago restaurants Honey Butter Fried Chicken and The Radler as well as dessert venues Black Dog Gelato and Baker Miller. (Photos by Jennifer Haderspeck)

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The Path to New Product Success: Navigating the latest trends for new beverage development

By attending this webinar, you will learn about the top trends and how they fit into the CPG market, which channels are influencing new products and technology, how Packaging fits into your product development, and ways you can use innovation to increase sales.


Gert van Manen, president of iTi Tropicals Inc., shares his insights on the U.S. coconut water market. Citing research from Krueger Food Laboratories, he also supplies information highlighting the difference between products that declare their added sugars and those that do not.

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2014 September

The September 2014 Beverage Industry includes a cover story on our Wholesaler of the Year, The Odom Corp., as well as articles about single-cup and iced coffees, cconvenience store growth, vegetable flavors, and more. Check it out today!

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