Phoenix-based Shamrock Farms announced it has partnered with professional basketball player DeAndre Ayton, who was the No. 1 overall draft pick out of the University of Arizona, the company says. Ayton will represent the company’s Rockin’ brand of protein-milk beverages and be featured in Shamrock advertising, social media and public relation campaigns.
The snowy season is officially underway and the readers of Beverage Industry have shown their continued appreciation for functional beverages. In the Readers’ Choice: New Product of the Month poll for October, the readers selected Boom Boom Energy Drink as their favorite new product.
Just as spectators will ask how low can you go when participants are facing off in a limbo challenge, consumers are asking the same of food and beverage manufacturers. However, these requests have spread beyond traditional low-calorie refreshment to also include sports nutrition formulations.
Accelerator program seeks 10 start-ups in US, Canada
September 6, 2018
PepsiCo Inc., Purchase, N.Y., announced the launch of its Nutrition Greenhouse accelerator program in North America, an innovation initiative designed to discover and support emerging brands in the food and beverage sector. The North American program follows the launch of PepsiCo's Nutrition Greenhouse in Europe, now in its second year.
In Beverage Industry’s New Product Outlook survey published in the January issue, the Top 3 latest trends that respondents listed were natural, healthy and organic, aligning with the clean-label trends permeating the market. However, the No. 4 latest trend was energy boosting, suggesting that a merging of these trends could likely occur.
Women, seniors growing demographics for sports, protein products
July 12, 2017
With health-and-wellness trends driving product innovation, sports and protein drinks are benefiting from a changing consumer base beyond hard-core athletes to a widening demographic including women and seniors.
February’s cover feature tells the story of Cott Corporation and its journey in how it became one of the biggest companies in the HOD market. Also examined in this month’s issue is the top trends in the wine, health-and-wellness, and cognitive health and energy categories. Discover other top trends in products, packaging and ingredients!
Check back throughout the month for additional content.