soft drinks

26 Aug 2021
--- Layn Natural Ingredients continues its expansion in botanicals with a boost to its portfolio of Non-GMO Project Verified botanical extracts. The range focuses on polyphenol-rich botanical extracts that offer high functional... Read More
23 Aug 2021
--- Sugar reduction remains a crucial theme for industry as both consumers and governments push for healthier food and beverages. And while many can agree “less is more,” opinions differ on how this should be done.... Read More
17 Aug 2021
--- The decline in juice sales is becoming a global phenomenon as sugar content is increasingly scrutinized in the juice space, according to Eran Blachinsky, founder and CEO of Better Juice, an Israel-based biotechnology company.
16 Aug 2021
--- BlueTree, an Israeli start-up that has developed a technology for reducing sugar in natural juices, has joined forces with international supplier of natural ingredients and compounds Prodalim. The two companies have signed... Read More
16 Aug 2021
--- air up is the world’s first drinking bottle that flavors water only by scent with the help of retronasal smelling, according to its co-founder Lena Jüngst who speaks exclusively to PackagingInsights. She explains... Read More
13 Aug 2021
--- With the exception of sugar reduction in soft drinks, the UK’s top ten food companies have made limited changes to the healthiness of their products in response to Public Health England’s (PHE) voluntary... Read More
10 Aug 2021
--- Consuming filtered tap water provides substantial health and environmental benefits compared to bottled water, according to a study by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal).
04 Aug 2021
--- PepsiCo is slimming down its juice portfolio, having newly inked a deal to sell Tropicana, Naked and other select juice brands across North America to French private equity firm PAI Partners. The agreement includes an... Read More
02 Aug 2021
--- Citrus and authentic fruit flavors saw a revival this summer, as highlighted in Kerry’s latest “Art of Taste & Nutrition” report. The analysis details this year’s top trends in the summer beverage... Read More
23 Jul 2021
--- SIG is unveiling an automated robotic sleeve filling magazine – the R-CAM2 – for the F&B industry, which it says will help manufacturers reduce the need for human labor and improve workflow efficiency. Arla... Read More
22 Jul 2021
--- Innophos is highlighting ingredient solutions that improve the texture and appearance and also protect the flavor of high-protein beverages.
13 Jul 2021
--- Cargill is investing US$45 million to add soluble fibers to its European portfolio of starches, sweeteners and texturizers as demand for reduced-sugar products grows. Based on micro-reactor technology developed in... Read More
06 Jul 2021
--- Germany-based natural dietary fibers specialist Taiyo and Asiros, a Danish fruit powders company, have teamed up to develop and market two gut-supporting high-fiber fruit powder ranges. Asiros creates the blends that combine... Read More
05 Jul 2021
--- Dutch plant-based ingredients manufacturer Fooditive Group is launching GoPeasy, a pea-based dairy-free beverage that mimics the taste of milk. The beverage will be immediately available for sale to consumers and aligns with... Read More
01 Jul 2021
--- PepsiCo is scaling up its healthy snacks and beverage portfolio across Europe, pledging to reduce the average level of added sugars in its beverage portfolio by 25 percent by 2025 and 50 percent by 2030. Snacks will also get... Read More
29 Jun 2021
--- The Union of European Soft Drinks Associations (UNESDA) has revealed its enhanced health and nutrition targets to help Europeans manage their intake of added sugars from soft drinks with a pledge to reduce sugar by a further... Read More
29 Jun 2021
--- Oterra, formerly known as Chr. Hansen Natural Colors A/S, closed its acquisition of Secna Natural Ingredients Group S.L. This is the first acquisition for Oterra, which itself was purchased by private investment firm EQT in... Read More
23 Jun 2021
--- Biotechnology company Better Juice has raised US$8 million in seed round investment for its enzymatic technology, which reduces sugar content in fruit juices – a process its creators say will fulfill a... Read More
11 Jun 2021
--- New consumer research from Kerry reveals that botanical extracts generate several emotions, including energy, excitement, creativity and fun. The taste and nutrition company investigated the psychology behind botanical... Read More
26 May 2021
--- Comax Flavors now offers caffeine maskers and bitter blockers to offset the negative taste found in functional F&B products. The move from the company comes amid a rising demand for better-tasting nootropics, as... Read More