Articles by Stephanie Cernivec

Specialty malts add variety to craft beer

Micro-malting industry incorporates local ingredients, sustainability
April 16, 2014

In the craft beer segment, hops tend to steal the spotlight when it comes to formulation. They’re prominent within India Pale Ales (IPAs), which is the segment’s top-selling style, according to Information Resources Inc., Chicago. Plus, they’re even measured in most beers by International Bitterness Units (IBUs), which assess the bitterness of a beer as provided by the hops that are infused during brewing.


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Sensient Flavors showcases new headquarters

Hoffman Estates, Ill., facility features sensory lab, pilot plant
April 16, 2014

After moving its headquarters from Indianapolis to Hoffman Estates, Ill., last year, Sensient Flavors, a part of Sensient Technologies Corp., showcased its new facility to the trade media on Feb. 18.


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Filling equipment focuses on total cost of ownership

Flexibility, sustainability features help support beverage-makers' bottom lines
April 16, 2014

In boxing, a TKO indicates a technical knockout that officially ends the fight. For beverage manufacturers competing “in the ring,” it’s the TCO that drives much of the battle in regard to filling equipment.


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Liquid concentrates spread from America to Europe, Asia

Beverage Industry to explore global beverage trends in May 2014 issue
April 16, 2014

Hard ciders were popular in the United Kingdom for years before reaching the mainstream U.S. market. Likewise, stevia was used as a sweetener in Japan for decades before getting approval as a safe food additive in the United States in the form of Rebaudioside A, according to Cargill. Many trends are born overseas and eventually make their way to the U.S. market. But that doesn’t mean Americans can’t be trendsetters too.


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Lakefront Brewery gives its craft beers a specialty spin

Craft beer portfolio includes organic, gluten-free beers with local ingredients
April 11, 2014

Although it’s common for siblings to attempt to out-compete each other as children, it’s less likely that it will result in a profitable business venture for them as adults. But for brothers Russ and Jim Klisch, what started out as a case of sibling rivalry over who could homebrew the better beer turned into a successful beer business.


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Whiskeys lead spirits growth

RTD cocktails decline
April 11, 2014

In a hypothetical “Star Wars” scenario, Darth Vader could use the dark side of the Force to telekinetically shatter a glass bottle of vodka from across the room, for instance.


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Product or prank?

April Fool’s jokes strike again
April 1, 2014

As the saying goes, any publicity is good publicity. And when it comes to April 1, companies are putting this mantra to work.


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Beverage-makers prepare for warm weather ahead

Lemonades surge in anticipation of spring, summer
March 18, 2014

The number of recent lemonade beverage launches into the market signals that the beverage industry is ready for warmer weather.


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Beverage flavors can invoke memories, experts say

Comax Flavors releases Sweet Memories flavor line to invoke nostalgia
March 14, 2014

Earlier this year, “60 Minutes” correspondent Lesley Stahl reported about a condition known as hyperthymesia or highly superior autobiographical memory. 


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F.X. Matt Brewing Co. celebrates 125 years in business

Craft brewer overcomes Prohibition, recessions, and a fire in its more than a century in business
March 10, 2014

Back in the late ‘50s and ‘60s, talking beer stein characters Schultz and Dooley promoted the mellow taste and naturalness of Utica Club lager in TV commercials. At the time, the brand was a strong regional competitor produced in Utica, N.Y., by West End Brewing Co., which is known today as F.X. Matt Brewing Co.


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