Colombia blend available in Traditional Iced and Nitro Cold Brew formats
March 25, 2019
Lavazza, a brand of Turin, Italy-based Lavazza Group, launched a new cold-brew offering in the United States. Made from ¡TIERRA! Colombia, the cold-brew coffee features a unique blend characterized by a sweet and smooth taste and a rich body, it says.
Flavor company pairs coffee, tea ingredients with dairy
March 21, 2019
Having identified millennial consumer tastes trending toward a passion for coffee and tea beverages, Symrise now offers a collection of specialty flavors designed to deliver the popular tastes of tea, coffee and dairy products.
One sub-segment of RTD teas that seems to be appealing to the masses is kombucha — a tea that has been fermented with bacteria and yeast, and is rich with probiotics, antioxidants, amino acids and enzymes.
The Cold Brew market is ever-changing, and it is more important than ever to be a market leader. With a nod to the pioneers of this beverage category, the time has come to innovate the next big thing for Cold Brew.
Full-year financial results first released since merger
February 28, 2019
Keurig Dr Pepper Inc., Burlington, Mass., and Plano, Texas, reported financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ending Dec. 31, 2018, and provided guidance for adjusted diluted EPS growth for 2019 in line with the company's merger targets.
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.
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.