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!
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Given the volume growth of packaged water, beverage manufacturers have taken notice of how consumers are reaching for hydration beverages over sweeter options, prompting them to rethink their own portfolios. This shifting sentiment caught the attention of Cott Corporation, thereby paving the way for the beverage manufacturer to create a new identity for itself.
Today’s consumers are blessed with an ever-growing choice of beverage solutions. As these beverage options proliferate, so do the packaging options. Among the options, shrink and stretch labeling materials are “stretching” the creativity brand owners can utilize for packaging.
When it comes to beverage fortification, beverage-makers have embarked on their own quest to provide consumers with functional cognitive performance and energy, and ingredient suppliers are ensuring brand owners have more options that will support these dual benefits.
Automated storage and retrieval systems can provide 50 percent more space
February 14, 2019
To keep up with burgeoning stock, warehouse experts are “looking up” and strategizing storage solutions that deal with decreased high-moving SKUs and the challenges of “long tail” slow-moving products.
An event for beverage warehousing and distribution professionals, the BevOps Fleet Summit will take place March 19-21 at the M Resort Spa & Casino in Henderson, Nev. The three-day conference will address the business challenges and industry trends of today’s beverage marketplace and how operators can prepare for what’s next.
Not many 12 year olds can say that they have pitched their business on TV’s “Shark Tank,” introduced then-President Barack Obama at the United State of Women Summit, who jokingly suggested he should work for her, and formed her own nonprofit, Healthy Hive Foundation, which is aimed at saving the honeybee and the food supply.
Every segment of the beverage industry is a capital intensive operation. The facility, machinery, equipment and processes required to build a carbonated soft drink (CSD) plant, brewery, winery or distillery creates assets from which a return would be expected. With such important investments, the created assets must be protected to ensure maximized utilization and efficiency, as well as minimized downtime and damage.
Brand consolidation under Copper Fox reflects distiller’s history, culture
February 11, 2019
“The new packaging and label design better organizes our current product portfolio, better communicates our rich brand story at the shelf, and helps cut down on confusion as it didn’t seem that people understood our Copper Fox Rye and Wasmund’s Single Malt were from the same distillery,” said Rick Wasmund, founder and master distiller at Copper Fox Distillery, in statement.
PepsiCo launched Hello Goodness, a fleet of self-driving robots that contain snacks and beverages for college students. Rapper Pusha-T and 1800 Tequila launched a new recording and artist discovery platform. Pizza Hut announced it will continue to expand its category-first beer delivery program.
Ingredient company introduces ASTRAEA Allulose sweetener
February 13, 2019
The on-trend sweetener is 70 percent as sweet as sugar and helps manufacturers reduce sucrose in their recipes and develop reduced-calorie food and beverages to meet growing consumer demand, the companies say.
Equipment enables craft brewers to experiment with yeast varietals, beer flavors
February 18, 2019
With production volumes ranging from 5 to 25 hectoliters, the propagator’s dimensions are adaptable to GEA’s brewhouse solutions CRAFTSTAR and COMPACT-STAR, which encompass brew sizes of 25 to 125 hectoliters, the company says.
Controller adapts temperature, humidity to improve polymer strength, appearance
February 19, 2019
To help companies that produce wine, beer, distilled or dairy products or that require heating and/or cooling as part of its beverage process, Delta T Systems Inc. announced that its chiller technology now incorporates ambient dew points as a control system variable.
Beverage Industry’s August issue, discover how craft spirits are embracing “local” and innovation in our cover story. Up next, get insights into how the pandemic has ended up benefiting the club store channel, and impacted beverage research and development by spurning importance of immune-boosting ingredients. Among the latest in new products and packaging, get an exclusive look into citrus ingredients, energy drinks, and how technology and sustainability trends are driving beverage manufacturing and innovation.