Our April cover story spotlights Hint Water and founder Kara Goldin’s journey in facilitating the multi-million dollar company. Also this month, our 2019 Soft Drink Report, a write-up of some noteworthy exhibitors from Natural Products Expo West and a market outlook on the performance of the spirits category within the past year. And as usual, we gathered the latest new products, packaging and R&D news.
Check back throughout the month for additional content.
Founded in 2005, the San Francisco-based hint Inc. was born with passion and purpose, growing from Goldin’s experimentation in the kitchen from adding sliced up fruits into water as a means to get healthy.
From what began as an interest in the Hispanic culture and horchata's distinct combination of rice, cinnamon and vanilla, RumChata now is the No. 1 selling rum-cream liqueur, with an annual sales of 500,000-plus cases globally.
Summit features educational sessions, certification courses
April 16, 2019
Professionals from every part of the food safety supply chain will have the opportunity to take advantage of eight certification courses, 26 educational sessions, a keynote presentation, discussion groups, several networking events and a tradeshow floor featuring 200-plus exhibitors.
Consumers’ acceptance of purchasing consumer packaged goods (CPGs) from a variety of retail outlets as well as their desire for more choice is not just impacting retailers but the entire distribution network as it looks to accommodate a much more diverse shopping universe.
Visits through beverage facilities, studies of distribution systems, acknowledgements of beverage marketplace changes and observations of work activity throughout the beverage supply chain are constant reminders of the detailed tasks involved in creating a massive array of packaged beverages for the consumer.
Chicago's Theater on the Lake hosted an exclusive event featuring Stone Brewing Co.'s co-founder. Starbucks debuts new spring drinks. Tussock Jumper Wine announced a partnership with the New York Mets.
In celebration of International Women’s Day last month, SodaStream launched a limited-edition, collectable “SHE” reusable bottle that celebrates women who have made impactful changes and encouraged women to take a stand, the company says.
The product’s capsule design, which debuted at the Unified Wine & Grape Symposium, not only makes wine easier to open but preserves the time-honored traditions that are important to discriminating aficionados, it adds.
Available for Android smartphones, tablets or warehouse management system (WMS) terminals, the app allows users to control forklift access, perform safety checklists, monitor vehicle impacts and manage forklift fleet data, the company says.
Ashton Potter features tamper-evident labeling solutions
April 24, 2019
Paired with the company’s high security printing capabilities, ProLinc empowers operators to uphold compliance standards, rapidly address product recalls and prevent counterfeits from entering the market, the company says.
In celebration of March as National Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day (March 8), it’s a fitting time to spotlight the achievements and contributions women have made to society and, of course, within the beverage industry.
Among the new technological advances is RepairEngine, an online maintenance management tool, which allows users the ability to start and track repairs 24/7 and provides insight into the health and status of their hardware deployment.
Application provides real-time inventory counts via barcodes
May 1, 2019
Designed for all sizes of businesses, the Advanced Checkmate Mobile application increases accuracy, productivity and speed because it records inventory from receiving through storage and shipping and is able to count inventory and print discrepancy reports, the company says.
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.