Ganeden gets foreign ingredient approvals to boost growth

Ganeden gets foreign ingredient approvals to boost growth

24-Oct-2014 - Probiotic ingredient supplier Ganeden Biotech is expanding its horizons, and is looking to foreign markers for additional growth.

Diageo Scotland fine HSE Moray health and safety

Diageo fined £18k after two workers injured

24-Oct-2014 - Diageo Scotland has been fined £18k for safety failings, after two workers were injured in falls at separate plants in Moray. 

Wine: single serve PET containers offer an alternative to traditional bottles

Better oxygen barriers help wine embrace opportunities for single serve

24-Oct-2014 - Developments in packaging materials, barriers and processing technologies are opening up opportunities for single serve wines by improving shelf life, says Plastic Technologies Inc (PTI). 

Dr Pepper's Penafiel range (Image: DPS)

Dr Pepper hopes for Hispanic ‘home run’ with Mexican sparkling waters brand Penafiel

24-Oct-2014 - As one analyst suggests that Dr Pepper Snapple Group has hit a ‘home run’ with Mexican mineral water brand Penafiel, the company says it hopes to increase distribution in the US.

Learning from Japan's healthy ageing market

Learning from Japan's healthy ageing market

23-Oct-2014 - From an €80 million market for anti-ageing placenta supplements to the world’s most innovative (and fad-driven) functional foods and drinks market, Japan’s healthy ageing market is unique and instructive.

Photo: Samantha Celera/Flickr

Coke's capitulation to the 'new normal', and could a newly graduated MBA run the business? Analysts unpick Q3 2014

23-Oct-2014 - Coke appears to be capitulating to the ‘new normal’ operating environment by lowering its revenue and volume growth targets, according to one financial analyst, while disaffected investor David Winters claims there is 'failure and disarray' within the business.

When it comes to the healthy ageing mearket, it may not be about performance, but it’s definitely about recovery, says McConville.

Sports manufacturers ‘well placed’ to take advantage of growing healthy ageing market

23-Oct-2014 - Manufacturers in the sports nutrition space have the skills and knowledge needed to move in to the much larger and lucrative healthy ageing market, according to the chief technology officer at Lucozade Ribena Suntory.

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'Disturbing' study findings underpin Friesland Campina call for sustainable fruit juice supply

23-Oct-2014 - Dutch juice manufacturer Friesland Campina Riedel says more should be done to regulate tropical fruit supply chains, as it works to support Brazilian orange growers who supply its Appelsientje brand.

Danone, URC agree deal to establish Philippine beverage JV

Danone, URC agree deal to establish Philippine beverage JV

23-Oct-2014 - Danone has sealed a deal with Philippine food and beverage firm Universal Robina Corporation (URC) to establish a joint venture to manufacture beverages in the country.

Asda recalls Prosecco due to shattering risk

Another explosive party? No, not that sort! Asda recalls Prosecco due to shattering risk

23-Oct-2014 - The UK’s third-largest food and beverage retailer Asda has recalled five lot codes of Prosecco due to the risk of glass bottles shattering.

Helene Möller, product manager for ingredients at WILD Flavors, spoke to BeverageDaily.com during SIAL 2014 (Photo: Eelke/Flickr)

‘Everything is possible in energy drinks: There’s no fear!’ WILD Flavors

22-Oct-2014 - Helene Möller, product manager for ingredients at WILD Flavors, tells BeverageDaily.com that energy drinks is the category with the most possibilities for innovation.

"So the resealablity is actually completely changing the dynamic because you don’t need to finish the can and take all the intake in one go,” says UK firm Grenade Energy

Down in 1 (or 2 or 3): Resealable energy drink newbie encourages ‘responsible’ consumption

22-Oct-2014 - Grenade Energy says it is taking a leaf out of the confectionery industry’s book by offering the option of controlled portion cans.

"So the resealablity is actually completely changing the dynamic because you don’t need to finish the can and take all the intake in one go,” says UK firm Grenade Energy

Down in 1 (or 2 or 3): Resealable energy drink newbie encourages ‘responsible’ consumption

22-Oct-2014 - Grenade Energy says it is taking a leaf out of the confectionery industry’s book by offering the option of controlled portion cans.

Coveris claims new 38mm beverage cap ‘lightest on market’

Coveris claims new 38mm beverage cap ‘lightest on market’

22-Oct-2014 - Coveris claims its new 38mm closure for PET bottles is the lightest on the market as it enters a size segment it says is Europe's most popular for non-carbonated soft drinks.

Premium Warehousing AEB Carlsberg

Premium Warehousing AEB software speeds up Carlsberg beer delivery

22-Oct-2014 - Premium Warehousing, a British warehousing and logistics handling provider, has installed AEB’s Excise Movement and Control System (EMCS) software, EMCS||XPRESS which has led to faster processing of excise goods for Carlsberg.

Heineken CFO: Deadly Ebola virus has only hit Sierra Leone business

Heineken CFO: Deadly Ebola virus has only hit our Sierra Leone business

22-Oct-2014 - Heineken CFO Rene Hooft Graafland says the deadly Ebola virus has only hit the brewer’s business in Sierra Leone thus far, as lower European beer sales hit its bottom line in Q3 2014.

Coffee chains like Starbucks are dictating trends to young consumers

Comfort and convenience behind the rise of China's new coffee culture

22-Oct-2014 - Once upon a time there was China tea. If you were Chinese and liked hot drinks, the local tradition in tea led the way. If you preferred coffee, especially the brewed kind, you were plain out of luck, as until recently, Nescafé was one of the very few alternatives and the market was small.

Coke CEO and president Muhtar Kent (Photo: Fortune Global Media)

Still waters run deep...and Coke eyes ‘value-added dairy’ growth potential

21-Oct-2014 - The Coca-Cola Company CEO Muhtar Kent will today identify value-added dairy as a top target category for still beverage retail value growth through to 2020.

24 Hours in Pictures: French PM Valls hits SIAL, alcohol linked to IVF success

24 Hours in Pictures: French PM Valls hits SIAL, alcohol linked to IVF success

21-Oct-2014 - Join our whistle-stop world tour of events shaping the beverage industry over the last 24 hours - as French PM Manuel Valls talks up his nation's food industry at SIAL in Paris, and Boston researchers suggest that limited male caffeine intake, plus a bit of booze, could raise IVF success rates.

 "Our smooth food looks very similar to the original food but can be eaten by anyone as it can be swallowed without chewing,” said Matthias Kuck from Biozoon.

3D printed food for the elderly may hit shelves in 2016

21-Oct-2014 - Researchers in Germany are working on a 3D-printed food for elderly people with chewing and swallowing problems, which looks and tastes like ‘real food’.