Articles by Stephanie Cernivec

Beverage social butterflies

August 15, 2012

 Most beverage-makers would love to be flies on a wall when it comes to a conversation between consumers about their brands.  


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Clearing a path for Automated Guided Vehicles

Automated guided vehicles demonstrate value, efficiency and safety
August 15, 2012

Last year, sales of automated guided vehicles (AGVs) were the highest since pre-Recession years, according to the Automatic Guided Vehicle Systems (AGVS) Industry Group of the Material Handling Industry of America (MHIA). 


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Craft distilling adds new dynamic to spirits category

August 13, 2012

 To a distiller, beer is essentially undistilled whiskey, but in the world of craft distilling, craft beer is much more than that — it might even reveal the future for craft distilleries in the United States.  


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Energy drinks adopt characteristics of other categories

August 13, 2012

In the world of science fiction, fantasy and mythology, shape shifters have the ability to take on the appearance of another person, creature or entity. 


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Drug stores' prescription for success

Pricing, merchandising attract drug store shoppers
August 10, 2012
The drug store channel showed higher-than-average growth last year with unit sales increasing 2.2 percent versus a retail industry average decline of 0.6 percent in food, drug, convenience and mass merchandise stores, excluding Walmart, according to Susan Viamari, consumer insights expert at Chicago-based SymphonyIRI Group.
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Augmented warehouse reality

July 18, 2012

 Decades ago, people likely envisioned 2012 to be quite futuristic.   

 


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Packaging: Inspection equipment ensures integrity

Inspection equipment evolves to meet demand
July 18, 2012

On the production line, beverage packages face multiple obstacles, such as chipped or broken glass, deformed plastic, mis-seamed cans, over- or under-filling, incorrect labeling, leaking, contamination, and misapplied caps and closures, to name a few defects. 


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The Infinite Monkey Theorem

Winery capitalizes on its urban location
July 16, 2012

 A back alley covered in graffiti in downtown Denver might be the last place anyone would expect to find a winery.  


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Foodservice optimizes the experience

Fast-casual restaurants set the bar for rebounding segment
July 16, 2012

 In the foodservice channel, 46.8 percent of companies are in the quick-service restaurant business, according to the 2012 Chain Restaurant Report published by Chain Store Publishing Corp.  


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Smarter than your average fridge

June 13, 2012

 As Honest Tea discovered last summer, people generally obey the honor system.  


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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.

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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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