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The November 2013 Beverage Industry includes a cover story on Nestlé Waters North America, as well as articles about dairy alternatives, top cocktails of the summer, and Amazonian guayusa. Check it out today!
With a career spanning 35 years in the bottled water business, Kim Jeffery has seen a drastic change within the beverage industry since he joined Perrier Group of America in 1978.
Before finalizing new beverage product concepts, beverage-makers need to consider the capabilities of the contract manufacturers and packagers (co-packers) with which they work, according to experts.
Between 2010 and 2012, the mass merchandisers channel declined nearly 3 percent, according to data from Euromonitor International, Chicago.
When Tyler Gage, co-founder and co-chief executive officer of Runa LLC, left California for South America, he was not planning to build a beverage company.
As consumers search for that healthy, quenching beverage, non-dairy drinks seem poised to fulfill that need state, experts note.
For years, consumers have been able to walk into a Starbucks café and order a nonfat grande extra hot latte with whip without any questions asked.
Every brand has a story to tell. Irish whiskey brand Tullamore D.E.W.’s story begins in the town of Tullamore, Ireland.
Highlighting its Freightliner Trucks Business Class M2, Daimler Trucks North America LLC’s Freightliner trucks offer the M2 106 and M2 112, which both feature best-in-class visibility with a 2,500-square-inch windshield and have numerous manual, automated and automatic transmission choices, the company says.
American retailer Build-A-Bear Workshop Inc. has made millions by allowing children to create their new best friend in-store. However, the fun, frivolity of kids “stuffing” their fuzzy companions sometimes can result in toys that are busting at the seams.
Beverage truck news continues to show a mixed bag for 2014 as many truck manufacturers are still in a “holding pattern” due to economic uncertainty.
Whether they’re used by fitness enthusiasts or as on-the-go meal replacements, protein-fortified beverages are carving out their place in the beverage market.
Kemin Industries Inc. launched AssuriTea Sport, a water-extracted proprietary formula of diverse polyphenols that works as a recovery ingredient for athletes and other active individuals.
Sensient Flavors LLC, a unit of Sensient Technologies Corp., introduced a line of natural, true-to-type varietal cherry flavors suitable for food and beverage applications.
Pyure Brands launched a commercial-grade organic and non-genetically modified organism (GMO) erythritol sweetener.
In response to higher cocoa prices, David Michael & Co. relaunched Cocoa-Mate, its line of cocoa extenders that are functionally capable of replacing up to 50 percent of the cocoa powder used in a finished product, the company says.
Dallas-based Celanese launched a unified brand and new slogan, “the chemistry inside innovation,” to represent its various businesses and capabilities. Fona International, Geneva, Ill., launched a Discover Fona website at fona.com/discover-fona as a research tool for teachers who wish to incorporate food and flavor science into their lesson plans.
Synergy Flavors formally opened its new headquarters in Wauconda, Ill., on Oct. 4. President and Chief Executive Officer Roderick W. Sowders, who officiated at the opening ceremony, explained that the company’s investment in the facility was needed to support its customers and continued growth.
In conjunction with Madagascar-based Soarary, Virginia Dare, announced a new dual-objective strategy to improve the sustainability of Madagascar’s vanilla market.
Whether red, brown or blue, beverage colors play a large role in impacting consumers’ perceptions of a product.
Evian Natural Spring Water, a brand of Danone, released its latest water bottle collaboration with designer Elie Saab. Narragansett Beer reintroduced its 1975 can, made famous in the “Jaws” movie during the scene in which Captain Sam Quint, played by Robert Shaw, crushes a can of Narragansett Lager to intimidate Richard Dreyfuss’ character, Hooper.
In order to garner consumer attention, beverage-makers are capitalizing on the power of consumers’ five senses.
Approximately 55 percent of the plastic bottles manufactured in the United States are used for beverage bottling, and half of the plastic bottle manufacturing industry’s revenue comes from carbonated soft drink bottles, according to Santa Monica, Calif.-based IBISWorld’s Sept. 2013 report “Plastic Bottle Manufacturing in the US.”
To celebrate the fall equinox, Dogfish Head Craft Brewery brewed a beer that is made with lunar meteorites that have been crushed into dust then steeped like tea in an Oktoberfest-style beer.
With most of the leaves now on the ground instead of on the trees, it might seem a little out of place to be talking about summer, but Newton, Mass.-based Restaurant Sciences LLC is keeping the summer season on our brains.
After kicking off her “Let’s Move” initiative in 2010 to lead children to healthier lifestyles, first lady Michelle Obama, as well as actress Eva Longoria, joined a new movement designed to encourage people of all ages to drink more water more often.