soft drinks

11 Nov 2022
--- Color supplier GNT has secured US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the use of spirulina extract in beverages, enabling manufacturers to achieve vibrant blue shades while maintaining a clean label. The move... Read More
03 Nov 2022
--- Food-tech start-up Better Juice has unveiled its first full-capacity manufacturing plant setting the wheels in motion for full commercial production of its proprietary sugar-reducing immobilized enzymes.
19 Oct 2022
--- Functional beverage stands popped at SIAL Paris 2022 displaying some of the more creative setups and product designs, spotlighting the allure of the wellness trend. A closer look at the offerings revealed a diversity of... Read More
12 Oct 2022
--- Resorcix has unveiled Flavorwatch, a botanical formula that eliminates Thermophilic Acidophilic Bacteria (TAB) in sports beverages. The company flags this as a “breakthrough” solution to the “alarming... 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
19 Aug 2022
--- As Japan’s population shrinks, so does the total alcohol consumption of its population, leading tax authorities to scratch their heads to find a solution to correct the unrelenting decrease in alcohol revenue. The... Read More
09 Aug 2022
--- The beverage space is brimming with new iterations of spirits and ready-to-drink formats, which include launches of hybrid flavor profiles and licensing deals with popular film and video game franchises. Brands this year are... Read More
01 Aug 2022
--- PepsiCo is on track to elevate its supply chain in Europe and collaborate with start-ups to pilot new technologies which will boost environmentally sustainable solutions.
27 Jul 2022
--- Nature-based ingredients provider CP Kelco has expanded its biogums production capacity at two facilities in the US and China. The expansion is integral to the company’s investment program to advance biogum... Read More
18 Jul 2022
--- Gat Foods, part of International Beer Breweries (IBBL), and Israeli startup Resorcix, have introduced Flavorwatch, a patent-pending botanical ingredient based on natural oleoresin designed to prevent thermophilic acidophilic... Read More
11 Jul 2022
--- Tetra Pak is testing a fiber-based barrier to replace the aluminum layer in its cartons for improved climate impact and recyclability. The “industry-first” technology is currently on shelf for commercial consumer... Read More
04 Jul 2022
--- Consumer demand and political pressure is pushing the food industry to make a difference in offering more nutritious choices. The younger population aged 18-24 showed an increased willingness to pay for healthy drinks when... Read More
01 Jul 2022
--- Disagreements on how to interpret “processed foods” mean there is no consensus on the nutrition and healthfulness of food, a new study has revealed.
30 Jun 2022
--- The European soft drinks sector has delivered a 17.7% reduction in average added sugars in the last seven years based on the bolstered health and nutrition commitments set out by the Union of European Soft Drinks... Read More
21 Jun 2022
--- Following the UK government’s decision not to implement additional taxes on salt and sugar, criticism keeps floating in from several organizations around the UK, claiming the government is siding “with industry... Read More
20 Jun 2022
--- Functionality and ease of consumption are still the name of the game when it comes to ready-to-drink beverages. In this space, Monster Energy has introduced a new medium roast cold brew variety, while Minute Maid is looking... Read More
17 Jun 2022
--- Symrise has achieved a gold level certification by SAI Platform’s Farm Sustainability Assessment (FSA) for sustainably sourcing hibiscus. The company claims to be the first in the industry to receive the recognition.... Read More
08 Jun 2022
--- Nutrition experts are deliberating the findings of two studies published in Great Debates in Nutrition, one which evidences the increased risks of morbidity and disease correlated with ultra-processed foods, and another... Read More