August 17th, 2016
For the past few months, Brazil has been in the spotlight in terms of unfavourable news, such as political uncertainty and the Zika virus. The announcement by Coca-Cola and Coca-Cola FEMSA of their joint acquisition of Unilever’s AdeS, the soy-based fruit beverages business in Latin America, might lift the spirits somewhat in the beverage industry.
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 […]
August 7th, 2016
With growing concerns over sugar content in food and drink, many companies are reviewing their product portfolios.
August 3rd, 2016
July 14th, 2016
Globally, Danone is essentially known for its number one position in the dairy market and being the brand owner of the natural mineral water signature brand Evian.
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.
July 7th, 2016
Food and beverages labelling is important; this is true not only for transparency and traceability but also for value and religious importance. Coca-Cola Malaysia recently refuted allegations that its imported Coca-Cola UEFA Euro 2016 limited edition aluminium bottles, sold in selected outlets in the country, contain alcohol. The company issued a statement that although the […]
July 3rd, 2016
En 2016, por primera vez en EEUU el volumen de agua embotellada consumida superó al volumen de bebidas carbonatadas. ¿Pero, qué está pasando en Chile? La última investigación del mercado de bebidas no alcohólicas en Chile reveló que el consumo de bebidas carbonatadas se desacelera mientras que el consumo de agua embotellada aumenta. La […]
June 22nd, 2016
When it comes to packaging of bottled water, compared to glass and other pack types, PET remains the most popular pack type in the world by far. Whilst this also holds true for Turkey, glass bottles are increasingly becoming popular amongst Turkish consumers who seek premium and safe bottles that guarantee preservation of the water’s […]
June 10th, 2016
New Zealand consumers continue to respond positively to tea and ready to drink (RTD) products driven by growing awareness of the natural health properties of tea, changing demographics, and a concerted push by manufacturers to grow the market.