26-Nov-2014 - The brains behind the successful Wine Riot events in the US, Tyler Balliet, believes that winemakers should forget their own brands and simply focus on marketing wine to a new generation of consumers.
25-Nov-2014 - Coca-Cola is confident its premium Fairlife milk brand, due to launch across the US next month, will "rain money" once established in the market.
25-Nov-2014 - spiritsEUROPE revealed today that it has written to the Bulgarian Finance Minister asking him to delay a duty strip stamp change, which it warns could cost premium spirits producers.
25-Nov-2014 - Direct Wines CEO Simon McMurtrie insists that bringing ‘some of the magic’ associated with movie and perfume launches into the wine world will entice a new generation of wine drinkers.
25-Nov-2014 - Ardagh Group has released its 2014 third quarter results reporting revenue of €1,311, an increase of 16% compared to 2013, claiming growth in other market sectors ‘offset continued sluggishness in the beer sector’.
24-Nov-2014 - Sales of herbal and other teas increased by 5.9% in the United States in 2013, capping off a decade of solid growth, according to a market report by the American Botanical Council. It was ABC’s first such report on the tea sector.
24-Nov-2014 - If you don’t like taking risks, don’t go into the beverage industry, says the founder of ChaiElixir, an Oklahoma City based start-up selling sparkling tea. “A significant portion of new products do not make it past year one or two, but that’s the nature of the industry, so you’ve just got to do your due diligence and be prepared to take a risk.
24-Nov-2014 - Over 1.5 million fewer Australians are drinking packaged fruit juice in an average week compared with just four years ago, analysis by Roy Morgan Research has revealed.
24-Nov-2014 - Beverages made with with coffee silverskin - a major by-product of the coffee roasting process - have potential in weight management, Spanish research suggests.
24-Nov-2014 - Lightweighting bottles are not always the best option when it comes to manufacturing packaging for different countries according to Sidel.
24-Nov-2014 - Onex Corporation (Onex) has agreed to buy SIG Combibloc Group (SIG) for €3.75bn ($4.66bn), with the transaction expected to close in the first quarter of 2015.
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.
21-Nov-2014 - Arla Foods plans to introduce additional variations of its Danish dairy drink range Cocio in the UK in coming years.
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.
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!
20-Nov-2014 - German discount supermarket giant Aldi Süd is examining market conditions for a potential launch in China.
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?
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.
20-Nov-2014 - Smurfit Kappa has opened a €28m Bag-in-Box plant in Ibi, Spain, due to growing demand in the region.
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.