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Gen Z prefer natural, practical

Gen Z prefer natural, practical

29 Apr 2016

Taught to make healthy choices from a young age, Gen Z college students take that lesson seriously when reaching for beverages according to a new survey from industry consultants Beverage Marketing Corporation (BMC) and Fluent

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PepsiCo polls consumers

PepsiCo polls consumers

28 Apr 2016

PepsiCo brands Lay's and Mountain Dew have been busy polling consumers about their preferences, asking them their opinion as to which products should be retained in the line-up.

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Digestive Health – The New Wellness Power for Consumers

Digestive Health – The New Wellness Power for Consumers

13 Apr 2016

Digestive health has been on the agenda for years. However, now thanks to the convergence of a series of lifestyle and market trends, digestive health has moved from being a medically-driven topic to a wellness-driven one in a growing number of consume...

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Beverage market growth accelerates

Beverage market growth accelerates

4 Apr 2016

The U.S. liquid refreshment beverage market grew more quickly in 2015 than in 2014, according to newly released preliminary data from consulting, research and advisory services firm dedicated to the global beverage industry Beverage Marketing Corporati...

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Beverages: it's all about taste

Beverages: it's all about taste

29 Mar 2016

While America’s non-alcoholic beverage market is shifting in favour of better-for-you alternatives, new research from Mintel reveals that taste/flavour (72%) is by far the main influencer for consumers when drinking preferred beverages.

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Chr. Hansen to participate in wine study

Chr. Hansen to participate in wine study

27 Feb 2015

A new four-year project has received a grant of €4 million from the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions European Training Network within the EU Framework Program for Research and Innovation. In the project, an international collaboration of scientists from ...

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Coke takes on ‘super milk’

Coke takes on ‘super milk’

9 Feb 2015

Health and wellness start-up fairlife – founded by the Select Milk Producers co-op – has introduced fairlife ultra-filtered milk, which it describes as high quality milk that’s cold-filtered for 50 percent more protein, 30 percent more calc...

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ABA slams energy drink report

ABA slams energy drink report

13 Jan 2015

In response to a report on energy drinks released by U.S. Senators Markey, Blumenthal and Durbin, the American Beverage Association issued the following statement: “Energy drinks have been enjoyed safely by millions of people around the world for more ...

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New instant beverage solutions from TIC Gums

New instant beverage solutions from TIC Gums

7 Jan 2015

TIC Gums has announced an extended portfolio of texture and stabilisation solutions for instant beverages. According to the company, Ticaloid Ultrasmooth, a cold water soluble hydrocolloid system which is said to effectively decrease astringency and th...

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Magic Leaves

Magic Leaves

28 Nov 2014

Sometimes, the most terrible problems have unexpected solutions. For example: in the tropics, there is a miraculous tree whose leaves are extremely nutritious. The leaves of the moringa tree contain more vitamins and minerals than most natural food we ...

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Industry Interplay in Food Packaging

Industry Interplay in Food Packaging

4 Nov 2014

Sterilization, opening mechanisms, packaging for longer life, speed, hygiene, cost-effectiveness, reducing waste, ease of use…. packaging for solid product, for liquid product, for viscous product….into cups, bottles, trays…..packaging for market appea...

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Milking Added Value Options for Beverages

Milking Added Value Options for Beverages

28 Oct 2014

Many sources have highlighted dairy beverages as a key growth market for the future and certainly the soft drinks industry seems to think so, with Coca-Cola recently identifying value-added dairy as a top target for still beverage retail growth to 2020...

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