Over the last decade as consumers have continued to move away from carbonated soft drinks, they often migrate to a healthier alternative like tea. A lot of this growth early on was a rising tide that helped all brands.
Coffee company launches the Shroud Insane Cappuccino
December 3, 2018
In collaboration with Twitch star Mike "Shroud" Grzesiek, Madrinas Coffee announced the launch of its newest flavor of cold brew coffee: the Shroud Insane Cappuccino. Madrinas Coffee has made this collaborative brew available for purchase via their online webstore.
Purchase, N.Y.-based PepsiCo released its limited-time snack and beverage offerings for the holiday season. New holiday products this year include Mnt Dew Merry Mash-Up, Mtn Dew Ice Cherry, Pure Leaf Apple Cider Flavored Iced Tea and the bubly holiday pack available online, the company says. Returning this year is the Starbucks Peppermint Mocha ready-to-drink (RTD) Iced Latte.
Foodservice operator to donate portion of sales on World AIDS Day to (RED)
November 27, 2018
This holiday season, Seattle-based Starbucks Corp. has more surprises in store to share with consumers. The company announced the release of Juniper Latte, a new wintery beverage that features a hint of juniper and sage, an evergreen aroma and citrus notes, it says. Juniper Latte is available at participating Starbucks locations in the United States starting today (Nov. 27) for a limited time, while supplies last.
ON DEMAND:The U.S. market is seeing major growth in premium tea beverages. As interest in clean label and healthy products increases, consumers seek more authentic beverage experiences and increasingly demand greater transparency. This is driving innovation that delivers tea the way nature intended. Additionally, functionality and enhanced health claims are emerging and changing, as consumers look for more added value in their beverages. Finlays’ new Global R&D facility in Rhode Island is investing in delivering a new wave of tea products. Through new innovative technology, Finlays is pioneering the future tea landscape.
As Beverage Industry wraps up the year, the editor’s take a deeper look into the most innovative beverages and packages of the year. Also featured in this issue is the 2018 Work Truck Roundup, and Pack Expo and SupplySide West 2018 Post-Show Reports. As usual, we identified and reported on the prevalent trends and topics shaping all aspects of the beverage world.
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