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Although the term mixologist is commonly referenced in association with alcohol products, innovations within the drink mix category are allowing consumers to become mixologists in the non-alcohol arena.
Consumer interest in healthy beverages has led to an evolving marketplace within the industry, experts note. For instance, the tea category has experienced sales increases due to consumer emphasis placed on healthy living habits, according to a January report from Santa Monica, Calif.-based IBISWorld titled “Tea Production in the US.”
After a strong growth period, the sports drink category is facing competition from brands outside the category.
Water Sensations added two new varieties to its line of clear liquid concentrates.
BYB Brands Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated, will launch Tum-E Yummies Kids Water Enhancers at the end of July.
The old saying goes, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away,” but consumers also are turning to beverages such as tea to support their health.
On June 1, KickDrop Beverages Inc. will launch Drop2O mint-flavored liquid concentrates.
In February, The Coca-Cola Co. and Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc., now known as Keurig Green Mountain, announced plans to develop a new at-home beverage system called the Keurig Cold that would enable consumers to make their own Coca-Cola branded drinks at home.
Liquid concentrates took the U.S. market by storm in 2011 with the launch of Kraft Foods’ Mio liquid water enhancers.
S&D Beverage Innovations LLC, a division of S&D Coffee Inc., introduced MilkSplash Liquid Milk Enhancers to encourage children to drink more milk and make healthier choices, the company says.