Juice brand also releases Organic Celery Apply Cucumber Juice Blend
June 18, 2020
R.W. Knudsen Family, a brand of Orrville, Ohio-based J.M. Smucker Co., announced the launch of four new Organic Juice Beverage Shots: Pineapple Ginger, Apple Cider Vinegar, Beet Juice and Carrot Black Pepper Turmeric. All are available at natural and conventional retailers, such as Amazon.com and Kroger.
San Francisco-based Aura Bora is rolling out a line of sparkling waters that pairs herbs and fruits. The first five varieties are Cactus Rose, Lavender Cucumber, Peppermint Watermelon, Basil Berry and Lemongrass Coconut.
Old Orchard Brands offers 40 frozen juice concentrates
June 12, 2020
Old Orchard Brands, Sparta, Mich., reports seeing a renewed consumer interest in the frozen juice category, which has experienced triple-digit sales growth amid COVID-19 pandemic buying, according to data from Information Resources Inc. (IRI), Chicago. This information indicates consumers in the U.S. are buying frozen juices at the highest rate seen in years.
Company adds Mimosa, Strawberry-Kiwi and Melon to portfolio
June 9, 2020
Blake's Hard Cider (BHC), Armada, Mich., introduces a refresh to the Blake's Lite Cider line adding new flavors Mimosa, Strawberry-Kiwi and Melon to complement the popular Apple flavor. Blake’s expanded line of Lite Ciders will be available this month for purchase.
Brown-Forman Corp., Louisville, Ky., reported financial results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year, which ended April 30. For the fourth quarter, the company’s reported net sales declined 5 percent to $709 million compared to the same prior-year period.
Agriculture industry demands natural ingredients for soil amendment
June 9, 2020
PROVA has expanded its sales and leadership teams. Royal DSM has acquired Glycom A/S to gain more traction in the nutrition and dietary supplement space. Meanwhile, International Molasses sees growing demand for EcoMolasses as an ingredient due to its agricultural applications.
New line of flavors mimics cannabis essence without THC, CBD
June 9, 2020
Bell Flavors & Fragrances released a full line of cannabis-inspired and terpene flavors and fragrances designed to recreate the flavor and aroma of familiar terpenes, such as linalool and limonene, as well as well as popular cannabis strains like blackberry kush, blue dream and pineapple express.
In the July 2020 issue of Beverage Industry, the magazine highlights how Calypso Lemonade is looking to follow up its 2019 success with more great releases. Also in this issue is the 2020 State of the Beverage Industry report, features on plant water beverages, clean label ingredients and THC usage in beverage formulations.