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Whole Foods releases Top 10 food trends for 2021

Whole Foods releases Top 10 food trends for 2021

9 Nov 2020

This year marks the sixth year that Whole Foods has released its annual trend predictions for food and beverage. While some trends look familiar and are an extension of years past, 2021’s list of up-and-coming products has also been heavily influenced ...

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Cocoa fruit juice: The next big beverage ingredient?

Cocoa fruit juice: The next big beverage ingredient?

9 Nov 2020

Cocoa fruit juice has a refreshingly sweet and sour flavour with tropical notes of lychee and peach, making it ideal for premium-positioned drinks, says Ghanaian-Swiss supplier Koa.

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Higher egg intake linked to lower stroke risk in Asia, but not North America and Europe

Higher egg intake linked to lower stroke risk in Asia, but not North America and Europe

6 Nov 2020

A new study published in the Frontiers in Nutrition journal found that egg consumption is linked to a lower risk of stroke. However, when researchers broke this correlation out between global regions, they found that this trend held true in Asia, but n...

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UK’s Ceder’s gin is debuting in the U.S.

UK’s Ceder’s gin is debuting in the U.S.

5 Nov 2020

Ceder’s non-alcoholic gin debuted in the U.S. this past October, launching in retail and on-premise locations in Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and Washington D.C as well as online.

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Swiss panel releases diet recommendations to support immunity during pandemic

Swiss panel releases diet recommendations to support immunity during pandemic

4 Nov 2020

It’s no secret that diet can aid in one’s overall health, but an expert panel in collaboration with the Swiss Society of Nutrition has defined a particular cocktail of micronutrients to support a well-functioning immune system with a special focus on C...

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Coca-Cola to discontinue production of Tab soda

Coca-Cola to discontinue production of Tab soda

3 Nov 2020

As the soda giant Coca-Cola looks to slim down its portfolio and focus on profitable brands, Tab soda has become the latest legacy brand to be put on the chopping block.

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Confidence in Europe’s CBD market high despite regulatory barriers

Confidence in Europe’s CBD market high despite regulatory barriers

2 Nov 2020

Despite regulatory uncertainty, small start-ups and big businesses alike are confident about Europe’s CBD market. “Local brands [have] a great opportunity to shine,” says one company.

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Drizly forecasts Chardonnay to continue driving off-premise wine sales

Drizly forecasts Chardonnay to continue driving off-premise wine sales

2 Nov 2020

The alcohol delivery platform Drizly released its 2021 forecast and highlighted Chardonnay as a wine varietal that retailers should embrace rather than relegate to the back of the SKU priority list in favor of more niche varietals. On Drizly’s platform...

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Tesco’s new incubator program heavily features plant-based companies

Tesco’s new incubator program heavily features plant-based companies

30 Oct 2020

Tesco is in its fourth year of hosting an incubator program for startup consumer packaged brands, and this year, the cohort features a substantial list of plant-based brands that will receive institutional support from the supermarket chain and its pan...

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Olivia Culpo enters ready-to-drink cocktail space with VIDE Beverages

Olivia Culpo enters ready-to-drink cocktail space with VIDE Beverages

29 Oct 2020

Ready-to-drink cocktails have garnered enormous popularity in the last few years with companies releasing a stream of options for consumers looking for a convenient alternative to a craft cocktail. VIDE is the latest entrant into the crowded space and ...

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Heineken and Arizona Beverages partner to release hard seltzer

Heineken and Arizona Beverages partner to release hard seltzer

28 Oct 2020

Beer giant Heineken and iced tea maker Arizona Beverages are teaming up to release a hard seltzer beverage called SunRise Hard Seltzer, which the companies said will be available in the first quarter of 2021.

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Walmart and Flipkart invest $30M in Indian e-commerce platform

Walmart and Flipkart invest $30M in Indian e-commerce platform

27 Oct 2020

The U.S. retail giant Walmart and India’s grocery e-commerce company Flipkart (which is majority-owned by Walmart) invested for the second time this year in the Indian delivery startup Ninjacart. Although the companies did not disclose their financial ...

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