soft drinks

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
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
03 May 2019
--- Coca-Cola has launched a new line of flavored cola mixers, Coca-Cola Signature Mixers, developed with the help of leading mixologists and designed to be mixed with dark spirits. The mixers are the classic Coca-Cola soft... Read More
25 Apr 2019
--- US sugar-free children’s drinks start-up, Hapi Drinks, has been awarded a US$100,000 grant through PepsiCo’s Nutrition Greenhouse accelerator program. The initiative helps finance and guide companies with... Read More
24 Apr 2019
--- UK high-end grocer Marks and Spencer (M&S) has caused a stir among consumers after its own-label “Super Water,” a protein-packed, fruit-based drink, has been called out for containing an “unusual”... Read More
15 Apr 2019
--- Beverage company Rebbl has launched three new plant-based, indulgent beverages that tout functional benefits due to their adaptogenic ingredients, such as ashwagandha. By investing in local economies and employing organic... Read More
08 Apr 2019
--- Soda Press Co. (Australia) says it is revolutionizing the kombucha scene with its release of “the world’s first certified organic kombucha concentrate that is also shelf-stable.” The concept is designed to... Read More
03 Apr 2019
--- The Döhler Group has acquired a majority stake in Spain’s Zumos Catalano Aragoneses S.A. (Zucasa). With immediate effect, Döhler will manage Zucasa’s juice production facility located in the Huesca... Read More
01 Apr 2019
--- The Coca-Cola Company has unveiled its first ever energy drink. Coca-Cola Energy will debut this week in Spain and Hungary before a potential roll-out to other markets. The new product contains caffeine from... Read More
27 Mar 2019
--- The dramatic rise in cold brewed coffee is entering a new stage with an innovative technological system further cementing the trend. lllycaffè S.p.A. has launched what it claims to be the first-ever system for coffee... Read More
26 Mar 2019
--- The adventurous consumer seeks inspiration, excitement and authenticity and when it comes to beverages, everything, from the format, texture, added benefits and flavor, matters, that is according to Chris Whiting, Category... Read More
19 Mar 2019
--- Tobacco companies transferred colors, flavors and marketing techniques – previously used to entice children as future smokers – to the sugar-sweetened beverages space, when they bought food and drink companies in... Read More
12 Mar 2019
--- Nutrition is becoming a central pillar to a healthy lifestyle for a growing number of consumers, after all, “you are what you eat.” Although pleasure and enjoyment play an essential role in eating and drinking,... Read More
27 Feb 2019
--- Coca-Cola Amatil has made the switch to 100 percent sustainably accredited sugar across its Australian non-alcoholic beverage portfolio. This is part of a global commitment by The Coca-Cola Company to source all priority... Read More
19 Feb 2019
--- US-based beverage start-up SZENT has secured an additional US$2.2 million round of financing as the brand enters its first full year in the drinks market. The company is hoping to reinvent the bottled water category, by... Read More
14 Feb 2019
--- Ingredion is strengthening its portfolio with the addition of single hydrocolloids which include gum acacia, cellulose gum and tara gum. The texturizers bring a greater breadth of ingredient functionality, including texture... Read More
11 Feb 2019
--- Coca-Cola is launching two new trademark flavors, Orange Vanilla Coke and Orange Vanilla Coke Zero Sugar. The new flavors will be released in the US on 25 February and are the first trademark flavor innovations the company... Read More
28 Jan 2019
--- Pepsi is launching a new nitrogen-infused soft drink called Nitro Pepsi, set to be available to consumers in two flavors, signature cola and vanilla. According to the company, Nitro Pepsi is creamier and smoother than... Read More
24 Jan 2019
--- The beverage market is changing; more and more consumers are looking for healthy thirst quenchers that are low in sugar and high on added functional value. In response to these market trends, Hamburg-based ingredients... Read More