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August 23, 2015

Euromonitor to Speak at Best of Food and Beverage Packaging 2015

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Event Name: Best of Food + Beverage Packaging

Date: Oct 28-29th 2015

Location: The Hyatt Lodge at McDonald’s Campus, Oak Brook IL

Event Description:  Best of Food and Beverage Packaging 2015 brings together the best ideas from brand owners, packagers, and marketers on how to make your packaging that compelling.

Whether you’re a small entrepreneur or a billion-dollar brand manager, this conference is critical because it’s not enough in today’s rapidly changing world to produce the best-tasting pie or the healthiest drink. Your packaging must tell the story about why your product delivers value above and beyond the competition.

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August 22, 2015

SodaStream's 2nd Quarter Earnings and New Strategy

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On 5 August SodaStream reported negative second quarter earnings to its investors, with revenue declining by almost 40%. This podcast reviews SodaStream's results following its exit from 3,900 doors in Walmart and Macy's stores in the USA. She talks about the company's new strategy of competing against bottled water instead of carbonates with its new "sparkling water made by you" tagline.

Virginia LeePodcast features Virgina Lee - Senior Beverages Analyst

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August 18, 2015

Liquid Concentrates Successfully Mix Dosing and On-the-Go Attributes

Karine.DussimonAnalyst Insight by Karine Dussimon - Senior Packaging Analyst

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Why do we increasingly hear about “water enhancers” when we already have “cordials” and “concentrates”? Well, while the product content is almost the same, it is actually more to do with the packaging. Brand owners have been revamping liquid concentrates, and almost created the category entirely in the case of the US, by introducing reduced-sugar versions of their products in small other plastic bottles with dispensing closures – breaking the pack type and size codes in the category. As is customary when a concept takes off, a new term, like “water enhancers”, is used when referring to it. After the brand Mio laid the groundwork for the pack format in the US in 2011, the format has indeed taken off, and it also boasts interesting growth potential to 2019, both within and beyond liquid concentrates.

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August 15, 2015

Onko koivunmahlavedestä kookosveden seuraajaksi?

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Koivunmahlavettä – koivusta uutettua nestettä, on nautittu Itä-Euroopassa ja Pohjoismaissa jo vuosikymmenten ajan, mutta vasta hiljattain terveysammattilaiset julistivat koivunmahlaveden seuraavaksi ihmetuotteeksi. Koivunmahlavesi, joka kemialliselta koostumukseltaan on verrattavissa kookosveteen, on vähäkalorinen ja sisältää runsaasti vitamiineja ja mineraaleja. Sen suosion kasvua saattavat kuitenkin hidastaa kallis tuotantoprosessi ja lyhyt säilytysaika. Tästä huolimatta koivunmahlavesituotteet voivat kasvattaa markkina-arvoaan, mikäli tuotteita pystytään markkinoimaan riittävästi.

Could Birch Water be the next Coconut Water?

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Birch water, which is extracted from the liquid absorbed by birch trees, has been consumed by Eastern European and Nordic countries for decades and recently discovered by health enthusiasts who claim it as the next 'miracle product'. Similar in chemical makeup to coconut water, the drink is low in calories and contains essential vitamins and minerals. However the extraction process is tedious and the shelf life is short. If marketed correctly, birch water could go head to head with coconut water.

Analyst features Salla Korpivaara - Research Analyst

August 13, 2015

¡No te pierdas nuestra presentación en el Food Technology Summit & Expo 2015!

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Nombre del evento: Food Technology Summit & Expo 2015

Fecha: 23-24 de septiembre, 2015

Día, fecha y hora de nuestra presentación: Miércoles 23 de septiembre de 11:30 a 12:30, Centro Banamex, México DF

Acerca del evento:  El Food Technology Summit & Expo México es el único evento en español para la industria de alimentos y bebidas, en América. Tiene lugar anualmente en el Centro Banamex de la Ciudad de México. La 8° edición se realizará los días 23 y 24 de septiembre de 2015. El piso de exposición tendrá este año 15.500 metros cuadrados de superficie, donde más de 250 proveedores de ingredientes y soluciones para la industria ofrecerán sus últimos lanzamientos. Se espera la presencia de más de 10.000 asistentes. En materia de capacitación, este evento ofrece un Summit Internacional con ocho ponencias ofrecidas por destacados speakers nacionales e internacionales, y más de 20 Conferencias Gratuitas de Innovación Alimentaria. La Expo ofrece un Lounge Privado para clientes, Coffee Breaks gratuitos, Almuerzo, Cóctel de Cierre de evento y el mejor ambiente de networking y negocios. El perfil de visitantes es: Gerentes Generales, R&D, Marketing, Producción, Nutrición y Calidad, de empresas elaboradoras de alimentos y bebidas de México y Centroamérica.  

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August 12, 2015

Is Fructose the new Trans Fats?

Simone_BarokeAnalyst Insight by Simone Baroke - Contributing Analyst

The storm clouds have been brewing over fructose for some time now, and the days when “fructose” sounded better and more natural on a label than “glucose” or simply “sugar” are fast coming to an end. Research, which implicates fructose in the development of chronic conditions, like cardiovascular disease, diabetes and obesity, is gradually mounting. We ask the question which many industry watchers must be pondering right now, namely whether fructose is destined to share the fate of trans fatty acids (TFAs), whose near-elimination from the human food supply is a very much a work in progress.

Both entirely natural and part of our food supply

There are very few compelling parallels between fructose and trans fats. First of all, both occur naturally in our food supply. Fructose is a natural sugar found in fruit and vegetables, while trans fats feature in meat and dairy foods in small quantities owing to ruminants’ metabolic processes.

As such, neither fructose nor trans fatty acids can be wholly eliminated from the human food supply, and nor do they give cause for health concerns as long as they are consumed as part of the foods in which they are inherent, and provided that these are not eaten in excess.

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August 10, 2015

Doing Business in the Halal Market

The Muslim religion is the second largest and fastest growing religion in the world, with Muslim consumers expected to reach 26 percent of the global population by 2030.

Muslim consumers seek products that cater to their religious needs and comply with Islamic requirements: from halal production process to halal labelling and packaging. The lack of permissible offerings has led to a surge in demand, as Muslims grow hungry for trendy products and services adapted to their lifestyle.

Discover opportunities in this ever-expanding pool of consumers. Download our white paper today.

August 6, 2015

Three-Way Bottling Merger Creates Coca-Cola European Partners PLC

Howard TelfordAnalyst Insight by Howard Telford - Beverages Analyst

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Today saw the confirmation of a blockbuster three way merger involving Coca-Cola Enterprises, the largest independent bottler of Coca-Cola brand beverages in Western Europe, with Coca-Cola Iberian Partners, a smaller independent bottler in Spain and Portugal, and Coca-Cola Erfrischungsgetränke AG, The Coca-Cola Company’s (TCCC) wholly owned bottling operation in Germany. The new entity will be called Coca-Cola European Partners PLC, with TCCC holding an 18% stake, with remaining holdings divided between CCE and CCIP.


This transaction is a long speculated consolidation of Coca-Cola's vast bottling network in Europe, impacting 13 Western European countries  - including Western Europe’s largest soft drinks market, Germany. The new bottling company will have combined company revenue estimated at US$12.6 billion, according to Coca-Cola Enterprises.

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August 5, 2015

Doing Business in the Halal Market

What is the Halal market, and what potential opportunities lie there? Learn more about the Halal market in this video, and download Euromonitor's latest whitepaper today.

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Euromonitor to Speak at Best of Food and Beverage Packaging 2015

SodaStream's 2nd Quarter Earnings and New Strategy

Liquid Concentrates Successfully Mix Dosing and On-the-Go Attributes

Onko koivunmahlavedestä kookosveden seuraajaksi?

Could Birch Water be the next Coconut Water?

¡No te pierdas nuestra presentación en el Food Technology Summit & Expo 2015!

Is Fructose the new Trans Fats?

Doing Business in the Halal Market

Three-Way Bottling Merger Creates Coca-Cola European Partners PLC

Doing Business in the Halal Market