Our May cover story takes a look into the newest beverage revolution: cannabis-infused beverages. Learn about the different types of cannabis beverage-makers are looking into and the science behind it. Also included in this issue is a closer look into Riff Cold Brewed, as well as a deeper dive into the tequila category. And as usual, we rounded up the latest new products and packaging designs recently released.
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Whether it is tobacco, packaged foods, consumer health, beverages, or beauty and personal care, many market analysts recognize that cannabis is poised to disrupt these consumer markets as the flowering plant makes inroads in legalization and mainstream acceptance.
An upbeat color palette; easy-to-read, elegant typography; contrasting colors that pop; and playful graphics that emphasize branding are among the ways modern designers are bringing these concepts to life.
More than 950 exhibitors, nearly 150 on-floor informational seminars and a host of materials handling technologies, supply chain solutions and automation innovations were displayed in 420,000-square-feet of exhibits across two halls at ProMat 2019, which took place April 8-11, at McCormick Place in Chicago.
Call it idle/lost time, productive/positive time, but the results in any case will have significant impacts on beverage producing operations that involve unwarranted expenses in machinery, materials and labor, less than desirable asset utilization and unrecoverable productive time.
For the 2nd consecutive year, Peet's Coffee was the official coffee sponsor of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. Mountain Dew released a special, limited-edition can to coincide with the final season of HBO's "Game of Thrones". Boulevard Brewing announced a partnership with 20th Century Fox and its Space Camper IPA. Pop Vegas partnered with Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum at Tattoo'd America and Dixie Elixir Fruit Punch was awarded the High Times Dope Cup's Best Beverage.
Bartek Ingredients completed a 4,000 ton a year capacity expansion for its malic and food-grade fumaric acid production facility, while Bell based Bell Flavors & Fragrances announced its 2019 corporate responsibility overview.
To celebrate its 150th anniversary, Moët Impérial, Moët & Chandon unearthed a collection of never-before-seen photos. Through a Kickstarter campaign, Josh Wilbur started Steeped Coffee, a single-use coffee in a biodegradable steeping bag. The 2nd Annual Sebrig Soda Festival took place April 5-6, where soda companies introduced new creative flavors.
Beverage Industry’s November issue features our annual Craft Beer Report where we provide insight about how the craft beer segment is recovering after the onset of the pandemic halted many on-premise sales. Also in this issue we analyze the factions of the dairy drinks and dairy alternatives, the latest trends impacting the use of protein ingredients in beverages, the release of our annual Trucks Report with updates on 2021 releases, and much more!