On the market since last summer, La Fête du Rosé, which literally means “The Rosé Party,” has set out to be the go-to rosé wine that speaks to multicultural consumers with a zest for travel, food, wine and life — the same attributes that speak to the heart and soul of La Fête Founder and Chief Executive Officer Donae Burston.
Women are continuing to lead in the beverage industry. Some of note include Mikalia Ulmer, a young 15-year-old CEO who founded a lemonade company, and Stephanie Macleod of John Dewar and Sons, who was the first woman to win the prestigious Whisky of the Year award.
COVID-19 has impacted the way distilled craft producers have operated in the wake of the pandemic. Yet, experts suggest that the attributes that drove spirits’ growth over the past 10 years will return.
In Chicago-based Information Resources Inc. (IRI’s) 2019 New Product Pacesetters report, the market research firm reports the return of the $100 million product launch brands, and notes that both David and Goliath can win when it comes to successful new product launches in the food and beverage industries.
As beverage manufacturers strive to unlock the power and potential of secondary packaging, they have a plethora of options from which to choose, including shrink-wrap, paperboard and corrugated packaging.
Despite regulatory challenges, the use of THC in beverages is seeing a slight uptick. Nielsen suggests that consumers often turn to marijuana products because it doesn’t cause a hangover and is low- or zero-calorie.
Founded in 2009, Neuro Brands LLC was created by Sanela Diana Jenkins to promote the health of both the body and mind. The company offers a line of eight low-calorie functional beverages to help promote sleep, aid digestion and reduce stress in low-calorie, great-tasting beverages, it says.
Despite the fact that tea market sales have remained relatively flat, there have been small pockets of growth in the $6.1 billion ready-to-drink (RTD) tea category, which saw a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.2 percent from 2013-2018, noted Los Angeles-based IBISWorld’s December 2018 report titled “RTD Tea Production in the US” in the June issue of Beverage Industry.
Beverage Industry’s October issue spotlights leaders throughout the beverage market and how they are steering their company’s throughout the pandemic. Also in this issue is an update on the bottled water market and it continues to post strong volume gains, how natural and organic retailers are combating broader competition, the ingredient solutions available for next-generation performance beverages, and much more!