Balancing act: Lighter choices

Mar 2018
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  • Tesco Low Alcohol G And T Refreshing Drink And Tonic (UK). Carbonated low alcohol gin flavor Indian tonic water with sugar and sweetener. The perfect balance of citrus and aromatic flavors with tonic water. Characterized by 9 classic gin botanicals including juniper berries, citrus peels and angelica, individually distilled in small batches. Low alcohol. Contains less than 0.5 percent alcohol by volume. 


What goes around, comes around: Circular economy and waste reduction

Feb 2018

Contributing to a circular economy and waste reduction is both a challenge and an opportunity for food and beverage businesses. From startups to multinationals, environment positioning is paramount. This can be achieved by reducing resource input, waste and emissions, adopting sustainable practices and also through impact compensation programs. How to preserve the value of resources with as little impact on the environment as possible while capitalizing on disruptions within the industry is the key to a sustainable yet profitable business. 

Spicing it up: Hotter flavors

Feb 2018

Hotter flavors are on the rise. New food and beverage products featuring spicy flavors increased with a CAGR of 14.2 percent (Global, 2013-2017). However, simply adding peppers to a product is not enough, as consumers are seeking intense experiences with flavor combinations that challenge the norm and offer them more refined palates in terms of spiciness. Creativity is key to keeping consumers engaged in NPD with hotter flavors.