soft drinks

19 Apr 2024
--- Paper-based packaging provider Smurfit Kappa has released new information on how beverage manufacturers can identify the characteristics of premium ready-to-drink (RTD) packaging at a time when “resilient and... Read More
18 Apr 2024
--- FoodChain ID has unveiled a regulatory library module called “Sustainable Packaging Services” as a digital tool to enable food manufacturers to keep up with changing global regulations on sustainable packaging.... Read More
17 Apr 2024
--- Ingredion’s stevia subsidiary PureCircle has received plant breeders’ rights (PBR) for its proprietary stevia plant varietal from Chinese regulators in a move that allows the company to expand in China. This... Read More
17 Apr 2024
--- Danish-Swedish dairy multinational Arla Foods Ingredients debuts a high-protein beverage called Progamer. The functional drink is geared toward nutrition-conscious gamers and e-sporters who want to boost gaming performance... Read More
15 Apr 2024
--- The UK charity The Food Foundation and the Sustainable & Healthy Food Systems (SHEFS) global research program are part of the Recipe for Change campaign calling on the UK government to introduce an industry levy to make... Read More
12 Apr 2024
--- New rules greenlighted by European Parliament will address adulterated honey imports from countries outside of the EU by making it obligatory to clearly label the countries of origin. It will also launch a process to create... Read More
12 Apr 2024
--- BGG, a leading Chinese branded ingredient supplier, has revealed plans to create a new global headquarters in Switzerland as a launchpad for international expansion. Operating as BGG World, the company intends to diversify... Read More
10 Apr 2024
--- Consumers are seeking protein inclusions and offerings in their F&B choices as they try to incorporate more of it into their diets. However, they also recognize that it is not an “all or nothing approach” and... Read More
09 Apr 2024
--- Food inflation in the world’s wealthiest nations has fallen to levels from before Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine and declined for 15 consecutive months, reaching 5.3% in February versus 6.3% in January,... Read More
04 Apr 2024
--- Coca-Cola brand smartwater is rolling out 12 oz aluminum cans for water, offering an updated design and elevated consumption experience. Smartwater original and smartwater alkaline with antioxidant have been available on US... Read More
03 Apr 2024
--- There is an increasing demand for coloring food ingredients that offer clean label options across F&B applications. This is often accompanied by higher expectations for stability and color yield. Suppliers are seeing an... Read More
02 Apr 2024
--- Consumers are drifting away from alcohol consumption, with 40% of Europeans opting for coffee instead and over half of them claiming they would cut back if a wider range of healthy beverages were available, says... Read More
29 Mar 2024
--- The EU vote on the Nature Restoration Law has been shelved after several member states withdrew support for the landmark regulation. European Commissioner for the Environment, Virginijus Sinkevičius, warns “the current... Read More
27 Mar 2024
--- Hydrocolloids are crucial to food and beverage formulation, but manufacturers must align these ingredients with the demands of the increasingly health-focused and environmentally-conscious consumer. Leading suppliers CP... Read More
27 Mar 2024
--- New research presented at the upcoming European Congress on Obesity (ECO 2024) on May 12–15 suggests that replacing sugar-sweetened F&B with low- or no-calorie-sweetened products can support weight management for... Read More
22 Mar 2024
--- This week in industry news, dsm-firmenich unveiled a production facility in New Jersey, US, to bolster beverage scale-up. Biotalys and Novonesis joined forces to commercialize a biofungicide for crop protection, while Tate... Read More
22 Mar 2024
--- As the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) examines smoke flavorings for food safety, Sensient Flavors & Extracts has formulated SmokeLess Smoke — a range of natural, clean label flavors that mimic conventional... Read More
20 Mar 2024
--- Bühler’s new Grain Innovation Center in Uzwil, Switzerland, is nearing completion and will support customers in navigating the grain processing industry’s evolving market dynamics and developing “the... Read More
20 Mar 2024
--- British retail giants Tesco, Aldi, Lidl and Sainsbury’s are advocating for urgent government action on food waste through compulsory public food waste reporting in an “open letter” to UK environment... Read More
18 Mar 2024
--- Cargill is pioneering wind-assisted propulsion (WAP) technology on ocean vessels to cut fossil fuels and support decarbonization efforts with renewable energy. The global food corporation recently completed a six-month test... Read More