Articles by Elizabeth Fuhrman

Cover Story: Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

March 9, 2010
Thirty years ago, when Sierra Nevada Brewing Co., Chico, Calif., opened its doors, fewer than 50 breweries existed in the United States. Today, while consolidation has continued with large domestic brewers, more than 1,500 craft breweries are in operation.
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Up Close With ... New Leaf Brands

February 10, 2010
For the past several months, New Leaf Brands Inc., Orangeburg, N.Y., has been positioning itself to manage its growth.
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Beverage R&D: Beauty ingredients slow the trials of time

February 10, 2010
Beverages and beverage mixes promoting skin health are breaking on to the market and targeting consumers’ desires to improve their appearances.
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Beverage R&D: Bringing functionality to beverages

February 10, 2010
Hydrocolloids are now performing beyond their standard functionalities to advance functional beverages.
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Beverage R&D: 2010 New Product Development Survey

January 11, 2010
More than half of the respondents to Beverage Industry’s annual Product Development Survey are developing new sports drinks, energy drinks, bottled waters, juices and juice drinks in 2010.
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Channel Strategies: Vending ramps up new forms of payment

January 11, 2010
While beverages are expected to keep their stronghold of vending sales, growth in packaged drinks vending is expected to slow through 2013.
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Beverage Beat: Make a sale or lose me forever

January 11, 2010
For more than a month, the vending machines have been missing from my office building’s dining area. My co-workers and I were alarmed because we didn’t know when the machines
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Plant Focus: Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated

January 11, 2010
Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated's bottling facility and warehouse in Charlottle is one of the largest bottling facilities in North America, and arguably one of the most complex. 
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Bottler of the Year: Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated

January 7, 2010
Beverage Industry’s 2010 Bottler of the Year is a company whose ownership isn’t afraid to take risks and innovate in order to find new ways to develop revenue streams. Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated, Charlotte, N.C., has built its core business this year through innovative pricing strategies, enabling its sales force with new technology, grass roots marketing and strengthening its distribution through an automated warehouse picking system. 
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Glazer's Distributors: Ready for its next 100 years

December 11, 2009
Dallas-based Glazer’s Distributors has grown to be one of the country’s largest distributors of beer, malt beverages, wine and spirits with operations in 11 states. Glazer’s represents nearly every vendor of alcohol somewhere in its territory.
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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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The April 2014 Beverage Industry includes a cover story on moonshine, as well as articles about CSD brands, whiskey, and more. Check it out today!

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This book addresses the principles of cleaning operations, water supply issues and the science of detergents and disinfectants.

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