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.
May 14th, 2016
Event: Asia Drink Conference 4th edition Date: 17 Jun 2016 Location: BITEC, Bangkok, Thailand Description: The Asia Drink Conference is a premium event catered to senior managers of the beverage manufacturing industry. Over the past three years, it has seen an attendance of over 100 participants from Asia for each edition, and the coming 4th […]
May 5th, 2016
Major soft drinks companies are releasing their first quarter earnings for 2016. For PepsiCo, most of its overall growth is being driven by its Frito Lay snack business and not so much in its carbonates. Coca-Cola is in the midst of a large restructuring of its distribution landscape, and its quite difficult to get an […]
April 30th, 2016
With the lifting of sanctions against the Islamic Republic of Iran in January 2016, the country may finally be opening up its markets to the outside world, with several opportunities for both domestic and multinational manufacturers within the food and beverage industry.
April 28th, 2016
The soft drinks market in Brazil grew by 2 percent in 2015 despite unfavorable economic situations in the country. Small and regional players are finding opportunities in powered concentrates, as consumers turn towards these drinks when their available income shrinks. Energy drinks grew by 10 percent in the country as consumers choose natural energy […]
April 23rd, 2016
2014 Passport nutrition data shows that the average UK consumer buys around 34kg of sugar each year.
April 9th, 2016
Food intolerances are a major concern for today’s health and wellness consumer and this is driving the growth of lactose-free food, ie products made from animal (usually cow’s) milk from which the milk sugar lactose has been removed.
April 6th, 2016
As bottled water is forecast to drive growth of the soft drinks market in many countries, it is time to assess the potential playing field and examine scenarios as to how Danone and Nestlé’s market shares will develop in 2020.
March 14th, 2016
It’s been a tough few years for food and beverage manufacturers in Australasia. Australia has one the most consolidated grocery retail environments in the world and New Zealand is not far behind.
March 11th, 2016
Bottled water and premium cold-pressed juice have been the best performers in the global soft drinks industry. Consumers are drinking more water as they seek to reduce sugar consumption, with global bottled water retail volume sales growing by 6% in 2015. Cold-pressed juice sales have grown strongly in many markets despite its high cost. […]