December 10th, 2016
Instant coffee is a growing segment of the global market, benefiting from the rapid growth of specialist coffee shops and the expansion of “coffee culture” in traditionally tea-drinking markets. Analysts Matt Barry and Virginia Lee talk about where instant coffee is consumed, the top five growth markets for instant coffee, and new product innovations that […]
December 8th, 2016
In a bid to reduce their dependence on the struggling carbonates segment, the three biggest players in US carbonates have recently made a number of acquisitions to expand into more premium soft drinks segments. On November 22, Dr. Pepper Snapple Group announced it was purchasing Bai Brands for US$1.7 billion. On the same day, PepsiCo […]
November 18th, 2016
The PLMA (Private Label Manufacturers Association) hosted its Private Label Trade Show from 13-15 November this year in Rosemont, Illinois. Over 1,300 exhibitors from 40 countries representing the global alcoholic drinks, beauty and personal care, consumer health, home care, hot drinks, packaged food, pet care, soft drinks, and tissue and hygiene industries were present to […]
November 1st, 2016
Though juice, especially 100% juice, has traditionally been viewed as a healthy beverage, this perception is shifting, in part due to media reports that many juices and smoothies contain more sugar than carbonated soft drinks. The “war on sugar” and negative publicity surrounding high levels of naturally occurring sugar in juices led to a decline in […]
November 8th, 2016
Tuesday, November 8th at 9 a.m. CST / 3 p.m. GMT Instant coffee is a growing segment of the global market, serving as a gateway into countries that typically enjoy tea and paving the road for other coffee products. What are the future prospects for instant coffee? Register now to: Break down sales by country […]
September 7th, 2016
The expansion of specialist coffee shops such as Starbucks and Costa Coffee across Asia, as well as the development of brewed coffee programmes in convenient stores in Japan and South Korea has familiarised Asian consumers with better quality coffee and is putting pressure on RTD coffee makers to offer a higher quality RTD coffee.
August 8th, 2016
Carbonates sales have been declining in many developed markets including the US, Germany, and Italy as consumers shift to healthier beverages. Yet demand for premium craft soda has been rising among millennials. The rise of premium soda has been occurring concurrently with the rise of fast casual restaurants that use higher quality ingredients. Fountain volume […]
July 12th, 2016
Vitamin Well AB, a Swedish producer of functional bottled water, has been able to grow its presence in Western Europe’s US$515 million functional bottled water market by increasing its retail value share from 7% in 2010 to 29% in 2015.
May 27th, 2016
The National Restaurant Association (NRA) Show took place in Chicago from May 21 to 24. The show and its BAR event hosted attendees from around the world who saw the latest in alcoholic drinks, hot and soft drinks, packaged foods, cooking equipment, and software for the restaurant industry.
May 20th, 2016
The Healthy & Natural Show made its debut from 5-7 May in Chicago. Exhibitors from the beauty and personal care, consumer health, hot drinks, packaged food, and soft drinks industries were present to show the latest products designed to appeal to consumers looking for better-for-you, functional, natural, and organic products.