Tetra Pak says color is another key area where brands can win by disrupting expectations. This shot shows an Italian supermarket fixture in 2009, but times are changing (Photo: Tetra Pak)

Sick of skateboarding kids and milk carton cows? Tetra Pak exec urges smarter design decisions

22-Nov-2014 - Tetra Pak's Suley Muratoglu has challenged packaging designers and brands to shake up the beverage and liquid dairy markets with better graphic design implementation.

Arla Foods to 'extend the footprint' of Cocio dairy drink brand in UK

Arla Foods to 'extend the footprint' of Cocio dairy drink brand in UK

21-Nov-2014 - Arla Foods plans to introduce additional variations of its Danish dairy drink range Cocio in the UK in coming years.

‘Great Napa Valley wines will rival Bordeaux’: Moët-Hennessy CEO

‘Great Napa Valley wines will rival Bordeaux First Growths’: Moët-Hennessy Estates & Wine CEO

21-Nov-2014 - Jean-Guillaume Prats, Moët-Hennessy Estates and Wine CEO, says he believes great wine produced in California’s Napa Valley will rival the finest Bordeaux in future years.

Meet the Glitterati of the Wine World! Wine Vision 2014 in Pictures

Meet the Glitterati of the Wine World! Wine Vision 2014 in Pictures

20-Nov-2014 - Wine Vision 2014 brought together the glitterati of the wine world - including the likes of Moët-Hennessy Estates and Wine president and CEO - Jean-Guillaume Prats - to discuss issues including the future for premium wine, retailer and supplier relations and branding innovation, with a focus on defying established concepts. Take a sneak peak at the action!

Aldi planning move into China, possibly by 2018

Aldi planning move into China, possibly by 2018

20-Nov-2014 - German discount supermarket giant Aldi Süd is examining market conditions for a potential launch in China. 

What's driving functional food and beverage growth? Snacking, convenience, and consumer behavior

What's driving functional food and beverage growth? Snacking, convenience, and consumer behavior

20-Nov-2014 - With sales of $176.7 billion this year functional foods are a hot growth sector. But which ingredients, sectors and countries are the best bets for product launches?

"The processed foods era is over – the era of nutrition is here."

Functional Foods: The end of the processed foods era?

20-Nov-2014 - To understand Functional Foods you must see it as a strategy to add value to processed foods, says the president and founder of the HealthyMarketingTeam, Peter Wennstrom, in this guest article.

Smurfit Kappa Bag-in-Box Spain

Smurfit Kappa opens €28m Bag-in-Box plant in Spain

20-Nov-2014 - Smurfit Kappa has opened a €28m Bag-in-Box plant in Ibi, Spain, due to growing demand in the region.

Kombucha is typically made by fermenting tea with a mixture of live bacteria and yeast, so using brewed organic coffee as a base brings something new to the category, says Reed's

Reed's CEO: Mainstream supermarkets are embracing kombucha now

20-Nov-2014 - While mainstream food retailers discovered kombucha later than their counterparts in the ‘natural’ channel, they are playing catch-up now, says natural soda maker Reed’s, which entered the market in 2012 with its Culture Club kombucha range and now claims to be the #2 player behind GT’s Kombucha. 

LiDestri produces these beverages on Tetra Pak lines

Shaking up the US juice aisle: Can creative flavours and Tetra Pak cartons rejuvenate a ‘stagnant’ shelf?

19-Nov-2014 - US supplier LiDestri Food and Beverage is setting its sights on juice, using healthier products and Tetra Pak cartons to shake up the sector. 

Mirabeau En Provence owner Stephen Cronk stars in his winery's fun, viral video

‘Nice wine, no corkscrew?’ Mirabeau En Provence solution strikes YouTube gold with 8 million+ views

19-Nov-2014 - Mirabeau En Provence owner Stephen Cronk says the desire for a direct consumer connection inspired him to record a 50 second YouTube video that's won the Rosé producer a staggering 8m+ views to date.

BeverageDaily.com Personality of the Year 2014 open for entries

Celebrating beverage brilliance: Personality of the Year 2014 open for entries

18-Nov-2014 - The global beverage sector is thriving - driven by dynamic and creative individuals around the world. But do you or a colleague have what it takes to be recognized by your industry peers?

Whistle-stop stand tour: KHS USA at Pack Expo 2014

Whistle-stop stand tour: KHS USA at Pack Expo 2014

18-Nov-2014 - Gary Maus, VP of sales and marketing at KHS USA talks us through the company’s filling technology on show at Pack Expo 2014, and claims the Innofill Glass Micro filler has set an industry ‘gold standard’ among craft brewers.

Fokke van den Berg from DSM Food Specialties, pictured with Omission, a Portland Oregon craft beer brewed to be gluten free

DSM claims craft brewer interest in gluten-free beer enzyme

18-Nov-2014 - DSM Food Specialities claims that, far from being cautious, craft brewers are embracing the possibilities its enzyme to create gluten-free beer offers.

Non-alcoholic beer, and beer with reduced alcohol content, is growing in popularity in Europe (Photo: Lindsey G/Flickr)

Mintel: Big brewers should target non-alcoholic beer sweet spot in Europe

17-Nov-2014 - Mintel says European consumers have a growing thirst for non-alcoholic beer, and analyst Jonny Forsyth suggests big brewers should work harder to hit this sweet spot, particularly among older consumers.

Karin Weibel from Aptar at the stand during Emballage

A new opening for the closure? Aptar on beverage caps

17-Nov-2014 - Aptar Food and Beverage has a lot of ‘projects on the table’ after having products nominated for innovation awards by Emballage trade show judges.  

Lung, breast and ovarian cancer risk lower among lactose intolerant

Lung, breast and ovarian cancer risk lower among lactose intolerant: Study

17-Nov-2014 - Lactose intolerant individuals have a decreased risk of developing lung, breast and ovarian cancers, fresh Swedish findings suggest.

The DNA of pinot noir grapes features viruses from millions of years ago

Grapes (and wine drinkers) owe a debt to 30m-year-old viruses

17-Nov-2014 - Researchers in Queensland have been toasting the prehistoric viruses that they’ve found are partly responsible for the genetic make-up of modern-day grapes.

Jean-Claude Van Damme, fronting the new Australian Coors Light campaign via a YouTube video

Jean Claude Van Damme fronts Coors Light Aussie campaign

17-Nov-2014 - Coca-Cola Amatil has signed up actor Jean Claude Van Damme in a multi-million dollar campaign to plug the launch of Coors Light Draft in Australia.

PLA, Corbio Purac, Thailand, bioplastics, yogurt, Danone

Boost for bioplastics: Corbion Purac eyes up PLA demand with $75m factory

17-Nov-2014 - Corbion Purac will construct a PLA (Polylactic acid) production plant in Thailand, as it eyes up global growth in demand for the bioplastic base.