alcoholic beverages

28 Nov 2022
--- Japanese beverage giant Suntory Group and UK-based malt supplier Muntons will collaborate on a joint exploration of how to reduce CO2 emissions of barley by 50% within the next five years.Also involved in the initiative are... Read More
23 Nov 2022
--- As the festive season approaches, the beverage industry anticipates growing sales as consumers stock up with alcohol. However, producers are increasingly responding to consumer demands for zero percent alcohol options as... Read More
21 Nov 2022
--- “Queremos cerveza,” thirsty Ecuadorian fans demanded yesterday after scoring a win against host Qatar proved easier than securing a six-pack. After a surprise last-second ban on selling beers at stadiums... Read More
18 Nov 2022
--- A gold rush of affluent consumers toward champagne is draining stocks of high-end bottles. Meanwhile, even during a year of inflationary pressures, other luxury foods, such as caviar, are seeing firm-up demand. Signs are... Read More
17 Nov 2022
--- Copa-Cogeca, which represents European farmers and the agri-food sector, yesterday released a report detailing a sharp decline in the hop production of farms. Citing extreme weather caused by global warming as a primary... Read More
26 Oct 2022
--- With the football World Cup kicking off in less than a month, bars and beer brewers are preparing themselves for a spike in beer consumption. But the alcoholic drink, often synonymous with big sporting events, is being seen... Read More
13 Oct 2022
--- The Every Company, formerly Clara Foods, is breaking into the beverage alcohol space with the launch of Build by Pulp Culture+, touted as the “first of its kind” protein-boosted hard juice. The launch further... Read More
12 Oct 2022
--- Innova Market Insights has identified “Redefining Value” as its top F&B trend for 2023, as consumers adapt to a global cost-of-living crisis in the face of economic and political volatility. With budgets... Read More
10 Oct 2022
--- Pulp Culture, a company specializing in fermentation sciences, has closed a US$7 million Series A fundraising round with the goal of advancing the fermented beverage market and altering consumer perceptions of functional and... Read More
28 Sep 2022
--- Consumer awareness around finding products that contain natural ingredients with well-being benefits continues to spur the meteoric growth of botanical extracts, with region-specific flavors such as African superfoods,... Read More
23 Sep 2022
--- Spanish hops manufacturer Ekonoke is growing fully-indoor hops in Madrid in a controlled environment that measures carbon dioxide levels, temperature, lighting, humidity and photosynthesis, allowing up to 52 harvests per... Read More
22 Sep 2022
--- A recent advertisement posted on the celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay’s Instagram page made assertions about the micronutrient content of the Eden Mills produced gin that the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) found to... Read More
19 Sep 2022
--- Bell Flavors showcased its latest developments in the beverage category, looking into how to capture increasingly health-driven consumers that aim for well-being and seek natural products. At the same time, buyers want to... Read More
13 Sep 2022
--- Swiss equipment manufacturer Bühler is showcasing its latest digital service, branded MontBlanc, which measures and recommends to beer producers the appropriate fan speed for kilning their barley. The technology is on... Read More
07 Sep 2022
--- A technical solution to save freshwater consumption in non-alcoholic beer production processes will save up to 66% to 100% of water. This, according to GEA, is an important advancement toward freshwater neutrality in... Read More
10 Aug 2022
--- Consumers are reacting to food inflation by making value choices like opting for value-packed products, discounts on offerings with marked-down prices and moving away from luxury brands to cheaper in-house brands. The... Read More
05 Aug 2022
--- In light of International Beer Day, FoodIngredientsFirst examines the latest trends in beer innovation and the diversification of categories. Notably, the COVID-19 pandemic has shifted how consumers view drinking at home,... Read More
20 Jul 2022
--- BASF Agricultural Solutions and malting company Boortmalt have linked up to slash CO2 emissions and increase carbon sequestration associated with barley production in Ireland. The pilot project, deemed a... Read More
28 Jun 2022
--- Pernod Ricard is launching an interactive digital label system to inform consumers about product ingredients, associated health risks, as well as local drinking guidelines. The company aims to cater to consumers’ needs... Read More
22 Jun 2022
--- Avantium and Carlsberg are advancing the commercialization of the Fibre Bottle, a 100% plant-based, fully recyclable beer bottle with a wood fiber outer shell and PEF lining. Carlsberg will sample 8,000 bottles across... Read More