Just in time for summer, Cupcake Vineyards, Livermore, Calif., announced the launch of Cupcake LightHearted, the brand’s newest addition to its lineup of premium California wines. Cupcake LightHearted contain just 80 calories, 8 percent alcohol by volume and less than 1 gram of sugar in each 5-ounce serving.
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.
Taste and texture important attributes during calorie reduction
December 16, 2016
The industry has recognized that consumers’ food and beverage consumption habits have changed during the past two decades. Trends are showing that consumers want more information about products to help them make informed choices that also fit their health goals. Today, the industry actively is considering the implications of the announcement that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is requiring updates to the Nutrition Facts label by July 26, 2018. Now, more than ever, it’s important that manufacturers and ingredient suppliers work together to create healthier and tastier options for consumers.
Company launches Treo Organic Birch Water Infusion
September 20, 2016
Bob Golden, son of Hyman Golden, one of the three founders of Snapple, has embarked on his own beverage venture. After discovering the benefits of organic birch water during a trip to the Nordic countries of Europe, he developed Treo Organic Birch Water Infusion, a product of Harrison, N.Y.-based Treo Brands.
When the U.S. 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines were released earlier this year, one of the key recommendations for a healthy eating pattern stated that individuals should consume less than 10 percent of calories a day from added sugars.
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.