Zero-proof beverages among the predictions for the coming year
October 22, 2019
Austin, Texas-based Whole Foods Market’s global buyers and experts revealed the anticipated and innovative food trends for 2020 in the retailer’s fifth annual trends predictions announcement. Regenerative agriculture, zero-proof drinks, West African foods, meat-plant blends and new varieties of flour are among the food influences and movements expected to take off in the next year.
As bars and restaurants see a growing sect of consumers abstaining from alcohol beverages, operators are getting creative with their drink menus in order to encourage consumers to visit the establishment but for an alcohol-free evening.
The start of the new year is when many people re-evaluate their eating and drinking habits. That mindset also seemed to resonate with the readers of Beverage Industry when they were casting their votes for the Readers’ Choice New Product of the Month poll for December 2017.
As the new year begins, it seems to be the right time to highlight what food and beverage trends are expected to resonate, particularly as several research firms have released predictions of what will shape the industry.
Musical artist/cookbook author develops beverage and marinade recipe using soft drink brand
May 15, 2017
7UP, a brand of Plano, Texas-based Dr Pepper Snapple Group, announced its partnership with Trisha Yearwood, the three-time Grammy Award-winning country star, New York Times best-selling cookbook author and host of the Emmy-winning “Trisha's Southern Kitchen” on Food Network.
Non-alcohol juice drinks available in three flavors
April 4, 2017
Lakeville-Middleboro, Mass.-based Ocean Spray Cranberries Inc. introduced Ocean Spray Mocktails. Mocktails are premium non-alcohol juice drinks made with real fruit juice and inspired by popular cocktails, the company says.
Beverage Industry’s November issue highlights the 100-year advocacy of the American Beverage Association and what’s next for CEO Katherine Lugar and a new plastics initiative, Every Bottle Back. This issue includes a special report on craft beer, an Up Close With feature on PRESS hard cider and what is sparking innovation in natural colors. Read more about how protein is powering up beverages and how warehouses are using WMS and WCS systems to streamline operations. As usual, the latest trends in new products, packaging and ingredients are highlighted.
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