alcoholic beverages

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
17 Jun 2022
--- A pilot study on men published in the ACS Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry shows that beer positively affects gut microbes when consumed in moderation. According to the study, drinking one beer daily, with or... Read More
15 Jun 2022
--- The Alcohol Health Alliance UK (AHA) is calling on the British government to legally mandate alcohol companies to display health warnings, ingredients, calories, sugar contents and other important nutritional information.
09 May 2022
--- Australian beer brand XXXX has rolled out a new addition to the non-alcoholic beer category, XXXX Zero, branded as “Australia’s first carbon neutral alcohol-free beer.” XXXX Zero is an “easy drinking... Read More
21 Apr 2022
--- Guinness has begun the global rollout of its new hybrid beverage, Cold Brew Coffee Beer amid a boom in take home sales of Ready-to-Drink iced coffees. With approximately 2 mg of caffeine per can – the same as a decaf... Read More
08 Apr 2022
--- Food ingredient prices are predicted to continue rising globally throughout 2022, with many experts warning of knock-on consequences of famine, political turmoil, social unrest and economic recession. The Russian invasion of... Read More
07 Apr 2022
--- UK rules requiring takeaways, restaurants and cafés to display calorie information for non-prepackaged food and soft drinks are now in force. Calorie counts will now be displayed on menus, online menus, third-party... Read More
31 Mar 2022
--- AI-backed vertical farming specialist Ekonoke is growing hydroponic hops to mitigate climate risks often associated with this key ingredient for the premium beer industry. Growing hops in a completely controlled environment... Read More
29 Mar 2022
--- International beer heavyweights Heineken and Carlsberg are pulling out of Russia, as part of a mass exodus of Western businesses ramping up pressure on the Kremlin following its invasion of Ukraine. This follows Ukrainian... Read More
24 Mar 2022
--- While the global market grapples with inflation, one silver lining has been the UK’s nascent trade agreement with the US, which rolls back Trump-era tariffs on British steel and aluminum exports in exchange for lifting... Read More
21 Mar 2022
--- Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has triggered a prominent domino effect on the prices of agricultural commodities, with analysts forecasting critical impacts on both supply and demand of food products. While energy prices... Read More
14 Mar 2022
--- WeissBioTech has launched a complete and refreshed portfolio of enzymes for winemaking. The Germany-based company’s portfolio consists of ready-to-use enzyme products that optimize the principal winemaking applications... Read More
08 Mar 2022
--- Blue Pacific Flavors has launched its Alcohol-Inspired Flavors platform – a “bold new collection of complex and nuanced natural flavors” that replicate the layered tastes of popular spirits and alcoholic... Read More
22 Feb 2022
--- SkinnyBrands Premium Lager, Skinny Lager, will make a move to the “Power Aisle” in UK Tesco stores for a limited month-long period to see how it sells. The upgrade is quite unusual for a low-alcohol drink and... Read More
17 Feb 2022
--- As part of its “Zero Harmful Drinking” initiative, Kirin Brewery Company will start labeling the amount of net alcohol contained in its main alcohol products sold in Japan. The labeling changes will begin in May... Read More
14 Feb 2022
--- Researchers have claimed to find a way to brew non-alcoholic beer that tastes just like regular beer. In addition, the method is far more sustainable than the existing brewing techniques, hailed as “a game-changer for... Read More