alcoholic beverages

12 Jun 2019
--- Wine Water, Ltd., has launched Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon-essence water in a bid to refresh the “infused water” landscape and keep pace with the demand for alcohol-free and all-natural beverages. The two... Read More
07 Jun 2019
--- In collaboration with Guala Closures, Malibu has incorporated communication content into its beverage bottle caps using the closure company’s innovative cap Near-Field Communication (NFC) technology. The connected... Read More
14 May 2019
--- The world’s largest beer company, Belgium-headquartered Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev), has been fined €200 million (US$225 million) by the European Commission after it was found to have abused its dominant... Read More
13 May 2019
--- The world’s first AI-developed whiskey has been created by Swedish distillery Mackmyra, in collaboration with Fourkind, a Finnish technology consultancy specializing in AI spearhead projects, and Microsoft. The... Read More
09 May 2019
--- German flavors and fragrances specialist Symrise has invested in a new strategic partnership with US-based Califormulations LLC, a unique platform designed to deliver “end-to-end beverage innovation” to consumer... Read More
07 May 2019
--- Taste preferences for bitter or sweet beverages are not based on variations in our taste genes, but rather genes related to the psychoactive properties of these drinks, according to new research by Northwestern Medicine.... Read More
30 Apr 2019
--- Government initiatives around food safety, pressures to reduce plastic packaging waste and high rates of adulteration in the alcohol market are some of the key factors driving expansion in the aseptic packaging market in... Read More
09 Apr 2019
--- Israeli start-up Ripples has created a device that prints messages and images onto beer, coffee and other foam-topped beverages using ink made from natural extracts. The Ripple Maker device is touted as an ingenious brand... Read More
26 Mar 2019
--- The craft brewery boom has proven to be good news for home values, according to researchers at The University of Toledo and the University of North Carolina, US. Using Charlotte, North Carolina, as a case study, the... Read More
21 Mar 2019
--- BOM BOM Brands, a premium cream liqueur brand from wellness-focused beverage company Sippwell Spirits, is continuing its expansion plans by entering Florida and California with a new regional office in Miami, Florida. BOM... Read More
19 Mar 2019
--- Binge drinking is out and mindful drinking is in vogue. Alcohol reduction has become a key platform in the “balancing act” trend that the food and beverage industry has been addressing for several years.... Read More
15 Mar 2019
--- Welch’s Global Ingredients Group has collaborated with Cornell University and the New York Wine & Grape Foundation to develop a proprietary technology that neutralizes the aroma and flavor of Welch’s... Read More
07 Feb 2019
--- Canadian companies Hamill Farms, Canada Malting Co., Red Shed Malting and Last Best Brewing & Distilling have teamed up with technology provider TE-FOOD to deliver a new and engaging consumer experience through the use... Read More
28 Jan 2019
--- UK-based Fuller’s has sold its entire beer business to Asahi Europe Ltd (AEL), a wholly owned subsidiary of Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd (Asahi), for a total value of £250 million (US$329.2 million) on a debt free,... Read More
21 Dec 2018
--- Cargill is to sell its stand-alone malt business to Axéréal’s malt subsidiary, Boortmalt, for an undisclosed fee. The transaction involves the global malt business, including 15 facilities across four... Read More
26 Nov 2018
--- Wine forgery is on the rise in Europe, but it takes place on a global scale, that is according to Dr. Iris Mangelschots, President of Bruker BioSpin’s Applied, Industrial & Clinical (AIC) division. “Major... Read More
12 Nov 2018
--- UK-based drinks giant Diageo is selling a portfolio of 19 brands to privately owned US firm Sazerac for US$550 million. Diageo believes the sale will allow the business to have a “greater focus” on its premium... Read More
16 Oct 2018
--- Severe climate events could cause shortages in the global beer supply, according to new research involving the University of East Anglia (UEA). The study warns that increasingly widespread and severe drought and heat may... Read More
07 Sep 2018
--- This week, in its home of Copenhagen, the Carlsberg Group unveiled the new Snap Pack: an innovation that replaces the traditional, bulky plastic rings that accompany multi-packs of beer with a pioneering solution that... Read More
30 Aug 2018
--- The Brewers of Europe (BoE) has criticized a European Commission proposal to include all ingredients in beer, even those added after fermentation, in order to calculate excise tax on alcohol. The proposed revision to the tax... Read More