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New stand out beverages from NACS

New energy, relaxation and protein beverages, particularly in shot form, ruled as leading new product trends at the NACS Show in Las Vegas.
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Wine Options Run a Wide Gamut

That wine snob saying, “Life is too short to drink cheap wine,” has not reached the millions of consumers who buy at Wal-Mart. According to speakers at the recent Unified Wine and Grape Symposium in Sacramento, Calif., Oak Leaf Wines, which run $1.99 a bottle (California store price), may be the fastest-growing wine in the United States today. Nor has wine-snobism affected the early-adopter young consumer group who seem largely responsible for pushing 3-liter wine box sales up 29 percent in 2007.

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People

PepsiCo , Purchase, N.Y., has elected Ian M. Cook , president and chief executive officer of Colgate-Palmolive Co. , and Lloyd G. Trotter , vice chairman of General Electric , to its board of directors...

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News Briefs

Celsius Holdings Inc., Delray Beach, Fla., announced several new partnerships, including RL Lipton, a beer and soft drink distributor in northern Ohio, for distribution of its Celsius calorie-burning beverage.

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Industry Issues

The Coca-Cola Co., Atlanta, has purchased a 40 percent interest in organic tea-maker Honest Tea, Bethesda, Md. Under terms of the agreement, Coca-Cola may elect to buy the remaining shares of the company at a future date.

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Industry Issues: People

The American Beverage Association, Washington, D.C., has named Maureen Storey senior vice president for science policy.

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Industry Issues: News Briefs

Rosemary Berkel Crisp, co-owner of Pepsi MidAmerica Co., Marion, Ill., and a women’s healthcare activist and philanthropist, died early this month at the age of 70 following a 12-year battle with ovarian cancer.

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Industry Issues:Trend-Tracker- What's in Store for 2008?

Food safety, probiotics, the quest for a natural low-calorie sweetener, environmental sustainability and consumer confusion are all hot topics. We’ve taken a look at the issues and industry trends from 2007 to decide which ones might carry over into 2008, and we’ve consulted several industry experts to get their take on what the new year has in store.

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Top Beverage Flavors of 2014

Traditional flavors make up a large portion of beverage-makers’ selections, but tropical and exotic ones aren’t trailing too far behind. That’s according to research by BNP Media’s Market Research Division for Beverage Industry’s 2014 Product Development Outlook survey. Also see what's anticipated for top-selling flavors of 2015.

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A Healthy Future: Analyzing the latest health and wellness trends in the beverage market

The beverage marketplace continues to evolve to meet new trends and regulations. Our expert speakers will share with you their insight on what health and wellness topics will be paramount for the future success in the beverage industry.

Podcasts

Gert van Manen, president of iTi Tropicals Inc., shares his insights on the U.S. coconut water market. Citing research from Krueger Food Laboratories, he also supplies information highlighting the difference between products that declare their added sugars and those that do not.

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BI January 2015 cover

2015 January

The January 2015 Beverage Industry includes a cover story on our bottler of the year, Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co. of Luverne, as well as articles about juice drinks, the 2015 New Product Development Outlook, and more. Check it out today!

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Flavors

What anticipated top-selling flavor do you think will be the most successful in 2015?
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