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In three years, nearly half of the U.S. population will be 50 years of age or older, and they will control 70 percent of disposable income in the country, according to a recent webinar titled “Aging well: How to win with the growing and lucrative segment of health-focused seniors,” hosted by Todd Hale, senior vice president of consumer and shopper insights for Nielsen, New York.
According to Mintel, 42 percent of people who drink energy shots take them in the afternoon, and 49 percent of people who consume energy drinks also do so in the afternoon, said Jennifer Zegler, global food and drink analyst at the Chicago-based market research firm, in Beverage Industry’s August 2013 issue.
Water Sensations added two new varieties to its line of clear liquid concentrates.
Former professional lacrosse player and entrepreneur John Gagliardi introduced a line of Titan Tea functional beverages made with organic tea leaves, electrolytes, D-ribose and caffeine.
The night before having surgery, consumers often savor a full meal and drink in preparation for the next few hours of fasting.
Nuzee Inc. launched a line of functional Coffee Blenders, which come packaged in single-serve K-Cup-compatible pods.
Liquid concentrates took the U.S. market by storm in 2011 with the launch of Kraft Foods’ Mio liquid water enhancers.
Complex Beverage LLC introduced a new line of ready-to-drink Lettuce Organic Teas, which will replace its previous line of Lettuce Teas.
OrganicMe, a Scottsdale, Ariz.-based subsidiary of True Me Brands, launched four new functional beverages that span multiple occasions and need states throughout the day, the company says. U.S. Department of Agriculture-certified organic and 100 percent natural, the drinks are packaged in 12-ounce Sleek cans from Chicago-based Rexam BCNA.
Boca Raton, Fla.-based Celsius Holdings Inc. reported its financial results for the three months ending March 31. The company marked a 65 percent increase in revenue to $3.9 million in the quarter, with domestic sales increasing 16 percent and international sales increasing 133 percent, it says. As such, gross profit increased 61 percent to $1.4 million.