September 21st, 2016
Food and Drink Business’ ‘Breaking Boundaries LIVE Forum’ was held at the Royal Randwick Racecourse on Thursday 4th August 2016. The event connected people from a wide range of areas within the Australian food and beverage industry to talk about new product innovations, new technologies and branding strategies, as well as key considerations for making […]
September 10th, 2016
2015 saw the slowest growth for global carbonates in fifteen years. This market crisis is leading major global brand owners to reshape their category portfolios, diversify product offerings and place heavier focus on other categories for NPD investment. Register now to: Explore markets that have outperformed despite the slowdown in global carbonated soft drinks Learn […]
September 8th, 2016
The global market of soft drinks is constantly changing in terms of new consumers’ demands and specific needs to be addressed. The health and wellness trend continues to drive the pursuit of beverages with a healthier positioning, clear functional benefits and the least possible addition of artificial ingredients. For a long time, reduced sugar beverages remained on […]
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 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.