soft drinks

21 May 2024
--- Investment in F&B manufacturing in the UK is falling, according to a Food and Drink Federation’s (FDF) report and survey. Brexit, the global COVID-19 pandemic, geo-political unrest, extreme weather conditions and... Read More
20 May 2024
--- Austrian winery Heribert Bayer has launched its Zeronimo wine — the world’s first-ever dealcoholized 98 point rated wine — into the US market. The Zeronimo brand offers a premium alcohol-removed red wine,... Read More
15 May 2024
--- From “juicy” flavors such as red apple and passionfruit to “green” flavors like lime and apple — consumers are increasingly interested in exotic flavors and textures, giving way to sensory... Read More
13 May 2024
--- Higher consumption of most ultra-processed foods (UPFs) is linked to a “slightly higher” risk of death, according to a 30+-year US study. The researchers found the strongest association for ready-to-eat meat,... Read More
10 May 2024
--- This week, Puratos announced the launch of Sapore Lavida, the first completely traceable active sourdough produced in Belgium. PepsiCo’s beverage plant in Northern Spain will become the company’s first plant... Read More
07 May 2024
--- Nestlé’s Nescafé is tapping into the cold coffee trend with the launch of its premium Espresso Concentrate Coffee. Tailored to capture the out-of-home cold coffee experience, the liquid coffee concentrate... Read More
01 May 2024
--- Synergy Flavours has launched a new range of gin and tequila flavors, suitable for both alcoholic and low- and no-alcohol products. They were created from detailed analytical insights and are part of Synergy’s growing... Read More
30 Apr 2024
--- The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has revealed that UK food inflation is beginning to normalize and is likely to continue slowing if global food prices and domestic producer costs remain stable. However, geopolitical... Read More
29 Apr 2024
--- Gut-friendly ingredients are increasingly associated with holistic well-being, urging formulators to tap into the functional F&B space for targeting health-conscious consumers. Food Ingredients First sits down with Paula... Read More
26 Apr 2024
--- The UK has announced October 2027 as the new launch date for its Deposit Return Scheme (DRS), putting an end to months of speculation. The scheme will encompass PET bottles, steel and aluminum cans but exclude glass bottles.... Read More
26 Apr 2024
--- The Sustainable Beverages (SusBev) project aims to use and ferment agricultural residues and side streams from viticulture and other regional agricultural processes to produce health-focused beverages, targeting adults who... Read More
25 Apr 2024
--- Nestlé expected a slow start to 2024, and its three-month sales performance for 2024 matches those expectations. The food giant has revealed total reported sales decreased by 5.9% versus Q1 2023, falling to CHF 22.1... Read More
25 Apr 2024
--- The European Parliament officially endorsed the provisional agreement on the Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation (PPWR) yesterday, drawing a mix of concerns and support from the industry. The legislation includes... Read More
24 Apr 2024
--- Unilever has revealed plans to scale back some of its sustainability targets, including more responsible packaging, backing for SMEs and support for the living wage, in a move that has drawn criticism from NGOs. The FMCG... Read More
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