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.
Projected to be a $774 million market by 2024, according to Markets and Markets, inspection equipment is ensuring a beverage’s successful journey to consumers by employing technological advancements that reduce errors and drive efficiency.
As beverage manufacturers strive to unlock the power and potential of secondary packaging, they have a plethora of options from which to choose, including shrink-wrap, paperboard and corrugated packaging.
Among the factors pushing the automated palletizer industry to a predicted $3.27 billion market by 2025 are SKU-mixed cases; the need to save space, time and money; and streamlining processes when it comes to a limited workforce and optimizing equipment collaboration.
Despite regulatory challenges, the use of THC in beverages is seeing a slight uptick. Nielsen suggests that consumers often turn to marijuana products because it doesn’t cause a hangover and is low- or zero-calorie.
Founded in 2009, Neuro Brands LLC was created by Sanela Diana Jenkins to promote the health of both the body and mind. The company offers a line of eight low-calorie functional beverages to help promote sleep, aid digestion and reduce stress in low-calorie, great-tasting beverages, it says.
Spirited Advocate podcast highlights industry issues and more
July 10, 2020
The Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS) recently launched a Spirited Advocate podcast, which features lively discussions of industry issues and more with DISCUS President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Chris Swonger and Scotch Whisky Association CEO Karen Betts.
In Chicago-based Information Resources Inc. (IRI’s) 2019 New Product Pacesetters report, the market research firm reports the return of the $100 million product launch brands, and notes that both David and Goliath can win when it comes to successful new product launches in the food and beverage industries.
Drone service provides risk assessment, survey data of brewery operations
July 8, 2020
Brewery PAK has announced the expansion of the Insurance Risk Assessment Drone (iRAD) service for breweries. Through iRAD, brewery owners can receive a comprehensive risk assessment of their property from a bird’s eye view in high definition.
In the spirit of “going out” while staying in, St. Germain implemented a Stay Home Drive-In Movie Club. During May, the brand developed cocktails that consumers could make based on the movie selection.