Symrise Makes CDP's A List, Announces Climate-Positive Goal for 2030
on January 28, 2020 at 6:27 am
“As a company, we want to make a palpable contribution to climate,” Symrise AG CEO Heinz-Jürgen Bertram, Ph.D., said.
Mugler Angel EDP Standing Star to Receive Fragrance of the Year at HBAs
on January 28, 2020 at 4:57 am
Mugler Angel Eau De Parfum Standing Star is set to receive 2020 Fragrance of the Year at the Hollywood Beauty Awards.
Kao Corporation Selected for Bloomberg's Gender-Equality Index
on January 28, 2020 at 4:39 am
“Kao aims to provide new value for society by leveraging diversity to generate vitality,” Akio Matsui, senior vice president for human capital development at Kao Corporation, said.
Firmenich & Quadia Invest in Loop's Series A Equity Round
on January 28, 2020 at 4:14 am
“Our participation in Loop’s pioneering model to remove waste marks a new milestone in our journey to foster sustainable production and our active support for the circular and regenerative economy," Firmenich CEO Gilbert Ghostine said.
Inter Parfums' FY 2019 Sales Reach 'Record' $713.5 Million
on January 27, 2020 at 10:21 am
Net sales for FY 2019 reached $713.5 million, a 5.6% increase over $675.6 million in FY 2018.
Iberchem Enters Partnership with Foundation of Symphony Orchestra
on January 27, 2020 at 8:00 am
“Music and perfume have a lot in common,” said Guillaume Audy, corporate communication manager of Iberchem Group. “A perfumer is like a composer who works with notes and endless accords to achieve the perfect harmony of aromas."
Sentient Technologies Declares Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend
on January 27, 2020 at 7:44 am
Sentient Technologies Corporation has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of $0.39 per share.
Fragrance Creators 2020 Eric Bruell Distinguished Service Award Nominations Now Open
on January 27, 2020 at 7:35 am
Nominations are open now through March 6, 2020 for the 2020 Eric Bruell Distinguished Service Award.
Firmenich Reinvents Fragrance Design with CreateForGood
on January 27, 2020 at 6:33 am
“CreateForGood embodies the new era of conscious perfumery," said Armand de Villoutreys, president, perfumery and ingredients, Firmenich. "We can help brands win, by delivering an authentic and positive sensorial experience that fully supports consumers’ aspiration for a healthy and responsible lifestyle.”
In Memoriam: Fredric Charles Rakity
on January 27, 2020 at 5:11 am
Fredric Charles Rakity has passed away, leaving behind a reputation for being the David that toppled Goliath in the fragrance industry.
Mane Develops 3D Sweetness Modulation: Sense Capture MS Genuine
on January 27, 2020 at 4:55 am
Mane has launched a 3D sweetness modulation to help its clients reduce the amount of sugar in their food and beverages.
Kao Corporation Named Corporate Knights' Global 100 Most Sustainable
on January 24, 2020 at 9:54 am
Kao Corporation was named one of the Corporate Knights' Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World, ranking 4th out of 42 companies in the Corporate Knights Industry Group's personal care and cleaning products category.
Cosmetic Victories Submissions Deadline: January 31
on January 24, 2020 at 9:38 am
All types of innovations can be submitted, including technologies, process, products and services. Winners will receive €10 000 and the competition has two categories.
Givaudan Releases 2019 Full Year Results
on January 24, 2020 at 3:26 am
“Our excellent performance in 2019 demonstrates the strength of our business and our ability to consistently deliver industry leading financial results, whilst also implementing our key strategic initiatives,” said CEO Gilles Andrier. “I am very pleased with the results we have achieved in 2019 and feel confident that we will deliver against all of the strategic objectives that we defined under our 2020 strategy.”
Firmenich, Jasmine Concrete & BVLGARI Collaborate on 'Flower Gems of India' Initiative
on January 23, 2020 at 7:16 am
In collaboration with Firmenich and its partner Jasmine Concrete, BVLGARI has announced the "Flower Gems of India" initiative devoted to innovative and sustainable flower farming.
Valmont Introduces 2 Venice-Inspired Fragrance Collections
on January 23, 2020 at 4:53 am
Valmont has announced the launch of two new fragrance collections: Palazzo Nobile and Collezione Privata.
FONA Launches Taste Modification Brand Through Optify
on January 23, 2020 at 4:11 am
“When it comes to taste modification, we have proven and validated techniques and tools," said COO Jeremy Thompson. "Optify showcases this approach, which is designed to help our customers with their toughest challenges.”
In Memorian: Comax Flavors Founder Peter J. Calabretta
on January 22, 2020 at 9:09 am
Peter J. Calabretta, Ph.D., chairman and founder of Comax Flavors, has passed away at the age of 85.
Elkem CEO Michael König Named to Symrise AG Supervisory Board
on January 22, 2020 at 5:48 am
Elkem ASA CEO Michael König has been named to the supervisory board of Symrise AG following the requested departure of Thomas Rabe, Ph.D.
Beauty and F&F Companies Make This Year's CDP A List
on January 22, 2020 at 3:31 am
CDP released its A List for 2019, with nine beauty and F&F companies earning the A rating.
Asimina Pumila Pechuga
on January 28, 2020 at 1:28 pm
Baltimore Spirits Co. (BSC) has released its annual Asimina Pumila Pechuga spirit, a specialty liquor described by the distillery as “a reverent nod to Mexican Pechugas and a love letter to Maryland terroir.”
New PKS Series heat exchanger cools electrical and IT components
on January 28, 2020 at 12:00 pm
The next-generation, easy-to-install cooling technology takes advantage of a cooler ambient environment when closed-loop cooling is required, sealing against gas, humidity and dust, the company says.
Boxed Water adds 330-ml size to lineup
on January 28, 2020 at 5:00 am
Boxed Water Is Better, Holland, Mich., announced it will add a 330-ml size to its line of water packaged in 100 percent recyclable and paper-based cartons. The current product assortment is available in 250-ml, 500-ml and 1-liter boxes that are packed in six-pack, 12-pack and 24-pack configurations.
Cott acquires Roaring Spring Water
on January 27, 2020 at 6:00 pm
Cott Corp., Tampa, Fla., announced that DS Services of America Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Cott, substantially acquired all of the assets of Roaring Spring Water.
Jameson Irish Whiskey introduces cold brew coffee flavor
on January 27, 2020 at 5:00 pm
Jameson Irish Whiskey, a brand of New York-based Pernod Ricard USA, is offering a fresh take on coffee and whiskey with the new, limited-edition Jameson Cold Brew, an Irish Whiskey infused with natural cold brew coffee flavor.
on January 27, 2020 at 2:00 pm
Hoplark HopTea released is self-titled beverage that is made from three simple ingredients: tea, water and hops.
Sidel’s new Cermex FlexiPack ideal for packing glass bottles
on January 27, 2020 at 12:00 pm
The FlexiPack improves flexibility and overall ease of operations for packing glass bottles in cases while providing total protection of the primary packaging, the company says.
TRULY revamps flavors, packaging
on January 27, 2020 at 10:05 am
TRULY recently partnered with 12 artists from around the world for its latest packaging innovation. The artists each designed a custom piece inspired by TRULY’s 12 revamped flavors, with a one-of-a-kind box for each flavor.
PsychicTEAz Champagne TEAz
on January 24, 2020 at 4:22 pm
Psychic TEAz recently released Champagne TEAz, which is a non-alcoholic, loose-leaf tea available in 1.2-ounce bags (20 servings) for a suggested retail price of $9.99.
Time to elev8 brand packaging
on January 24, 2020 at 4:10 pm
Elev8 Brands Inc. recently unveiled redesigned packaging for its lineup of ready-to-drink iced teas. The packaging also includes the company’s new logo.
CP Kelco launches NUTRAVA Citrus Fiber
on January 24, 2020 at 12:00 pm
NUTRAVA Citrus Fiber is a clean-label ingredient that is sustainably sourced, produced from intact citrus peels, and does not require an e-number in Europe.
Beverage Industry debuts new digital edition platform
by firstname.lastname@example.org (Jessica Jacobsen) on January 24, 2020 at 12:00 pm
BNP Media, parent company to Beverage Industry, has updated our digital editions in an effort to make consuming the content of its publications easier for today’s digital-savvy readers.
The power of ingredients and innovation
on January 24, 2020 at 4:37 am
Icelandic Glacial was named the “official water” at the 77th Golden Globes Awards Ceremony. Jose Cuervo Tradicional launched The Agave Project. 90-year-old Hollywood veteran Ed Asner voices the role of Don Brown, the top wine buyer for a major California supermarket.
a2 Fat Free Milk
on January 23, 2020 at 3:54 pm
The a2 Milk Co. expanded its line of unprocessed, natural milk to include Fat Free Milk.
Integrated supply chain vital for beverage production, delivery
by email@example.com (John Peter Koss) on January 23, 2020 at 12:00 pm
Like all good things, there is a start and finish with well-defined steps,and that is why theapproach of looking at the application as an integrated supply chain is important.
Kantar, IRI join forces for closed-loop solution
on January 23, 2020 at 12:00 pm
Kantar, New York, and IRI, Chicago, announced the launch of a new closed-loop growth solution for CPG brands that is designed to help achieve superior results throughout the entire advertising cycle.
Citromax Flavors launches new line of lemonade bases
on January 23, 2020 at 12:00 pm
They were offered in three varieties: Lemon Lime Lemonade, Hibiscus Lemonade and White Peach Lemonade.
on January 22, 2020 at 9:05 pm
Mud/Wtr has released a coffee alternative consisting of organic ingredients and a seventh of the caffeine contained in coffee to avoid the typical coffee jitters and crash, the company says.
Smart pod system empowers CBD brands to deliver precise dosing
on January 22, 2020 at 12:00 pm
Built on a Vapetelligence software platform, the new pod hardware delivers safety, security and performance that controls dosing, heat, taste and effect, the company says.
Applied Food Sciences debuts protein extract from green coffee beans
on January 22, 2020 at 12:00 pm
CoffeeProtein features a smooth texture and excellent mixability so it can be incorporated into a wide variety of applications.
Drum motors’ benefits can further market penetration
on January 22, 2020 at 12:00 pm
What sets the drum motor apart from a conventional conveyor drive is that the drum motor has all the drive components, such as the electric motor, gear reducer and all bearings, housed inside the drum.
Fresh starts and healthy competition
on January 21, 2020 at 10:35 pm
Tanteo Blanco Tequila
on January 21, 2020 at 9:33 pm
Tanteo Tequila announces its national rollout for Tanteo Blanco Tequila, an 85 proof spirit made from Fair Trade, 100 percent Blue Weber agave.
Johnnie Walker launches Keep Walking campaign
by Graybills@bnpmedia.com (Sarah Graybill) on January 21, 2020 at 7:02 pm
In November, Johnnie Walker revealed its Keep Walking campaign inviting a new generation of whisky drinkers to explore their world’s possibilities with Johnnie Walker.
IDF now offers CHiKPRO Collagen Bone Broth
on January 21, 2020 at 5:53 pm
The trials demonstrated a significant prebiotic effect of increasing Lactobacillus, which poses the opportunity of reducing and/or eliminating the need for regular probiotic supplements.
Readers name their favorite new beverage for December
on January 21, 2020 at 3:00 pm
December always is a busy time of year, but that didn’t stop innovators in the beverage market from releasing the latest crop of new products. In Beverage Industry’s Readers’ Choice: New Product of the Month poll for December, Hercules Mulligan Rum + Rye closed out the monthly poll by garnering 30 percent of the votes.
Crown offers lithium-ion batteries for electric lift trucks
on January 21, 2020 at 12:00 pm
The V-Force now is available for most of the company’s lineup of electric forklifts, signifying the increasing viability of lithium-ion technology as a practical alternative power source for forklifts, the company says.
Tracking technology helps Adams Beverages’ field team
on January 21, 2020 at 12:00 pm
The family owned AB InBev distributor has become a force in the South, with a network of distribution facilities that bring with them their own sets of rewards and challenges.
B. Wise Vineyards acquires Amapola Creek Vineyards
on January 21, 2020 at 12:00 pm
The agreement includes vineyards, winery, property and current inventories.
Ingredient suppliers expand capabilities for beverage-makers
on January 21, 2020 at 5:58 am
To deliver the results that beverage companies desire, ingredient suppliers are expanding their capabilities through certifications and technology advancements.
FrieslandCampina ditching plastic straws
by Jim Cornall on January 28, 2020 at 9:30 am
FrieslandCampina is introducing paper straws for all its European products that include a straw.
Healthy Ageing APAC Summit 2020: Early-bird deadline extended...snap up a great deal today
by Gary Scattergood on January 28, 2020 at 1:23 am
The early-bird deadline for our third Healthy Ageing APAC Summit has been extended to February 29, giving you the chance to hear industry experts from the likes of Brand's Suntory, Blackmores, Herbalife and the Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine at a special delegate rate.
Is wine facing the perfect storm? Hard seltzers & cannabis threaten to entice younger drinkers away
by Rachel Arthur on January 27, 2020 at 1:59 pm
Hard seltzers are soaring, attracting consumers with their low cal image and bright branding. Cannabis drinks look set to battle wine for the attention of younger consumers. And this is all against the backdrop of declining wine volumes. Is wine facing the perfect storm in the US?
What's hitting the shelves? New product launches: January
by Rachel Arthur on January 27, 2020 at 10:33 am
Ocean Spray is blending fruit juice with cold brew coffee; Barefoot is mixing wine with hard seltzer; and Truly is combining hard seltzer with lemonade... We take a look at some of the new products hitting the shelves around the globe this month.
Numi Organic Tea rebrands, moves more into health and function
by Beth Newhart on January 27, 2020 at 9:17 am
US organic tea brand Numi debuted a branding refresh at the Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco last week, alongside new functional sleep teas and premium drinking chocolates.
Wine institute central to bushfire clean-up strategy
by Richard Whitehead on January 24, 2020 at 1:04 pm
The Australian Wine Research Institute (AWRI) is supporting farmers in their fight against the effects of smoke taint in their grapes.
Molson Coors acquires Atwater Brewery
by Rachel Arthur on January 23, 2020 at 11:37 am
Tenth and Blake Beer Company, the US craft division of Molson Coors, will acquire Detroit-based Atwater Brewery.
Surreal Brewing 'reduces the stigma' of non-alcoholic beer
by Beth Newhart on January 23, 2020 at 9:37 am
After just a year and a half in business, Surreal Brewing Company sells five varieties of alcohol-free craft beer out of northern California. They exhibited at this yearâs Winter Fancy Food Show, sampling the latest release.
Tetra Pak & Mirakl launch Virtual Marketplace 'to change the way buyers and sellers operate'
by Jenny Eagle on January 22, 2020 at 9:18 am
Tetra Pak has partnered with Mirakl to launch a food and beverage Virtual Marketplace, claiming it makes it easier to purchase products and will âchange how buyers and sellers operateâ.
Sugar reduction through smell: ‘Aromas can be used to produce long-lasting sweetness-enhancing effects’
by Katy Askew on January 21, 2020 at 3:21 pm
One of the easiest ways to reduce sugar is to replace it with sweeteners â but research from Netherlands-based research group NIZO suggests aromas can be leveraged as an alternative path to sugar reduction.
Jelly Belly seltzers draw flavor inspiration from candy beans
by Beth Newhart on January 21, 2020 at 11:28 am
The Joffer family, original founders of the Jelly Belly Candy Company, has launched a line of Jelly Belly Sparkling Waters under the new Joffer Beverage Company in the US.
Gin & sugar? High levels of hidden sugar in pre-mixed alcohol drinks
by Rachel Arthur on January 21, 2020 at 9:15 am
Popular RTD cocktails and pre-mixed spirits contain âunnecessarily high and hidden sugar and caloriesâ, according to UK campaign group Action on Sugar. It says such drinks should reformulate in line with the parameters set out by the sugar tax - or else face a fine.
ASA bars nutrient-packed drink ad and its hangover-addressing properties
by Will Chu on January 21, 2020 at 6:00 am
The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) calls time on Bounce Back Drinks after the Scottish firm claims in an advertorial that its âAfter-Alcohol Revival Drinkâ can prevent, treat or cure hangovers.
MUP up? Aussie academics urge minimum price for booze, but industry says policy would fall flat
by Gary Scattergood on January 21, 2020 at 2:47 am
Introducing a minimum unit price (MUP) of $1.30 per standard drink across Australia could dramatically reduce alcohol consumption, claim researchers who argue that the affordability of booze has remained unchanged in 30 years.
Doctor creates motivational shake to replace empty-calorie coffees
by Nikki Hancocks on January 20, 2020 at 3:03 pm
An emergency medicine doctor has founded his own brand selling a nutritionally boosted plant-based âmotivationalâ protein shake offering a replacement for "empty-calorie" coffees and additive-filled snacks.
Brazilians' need to disconnect is driving premium beverage growth, says Euromonitor
by Niamh Michail on January 20, 2020 at 3:02 pm
Brazilian consumers are embracing JOMO - the joy of missing out â and this is helping premium beverage brands find their mojo. "Consumers want to disconnect... and this is impacting the brands they consume," says one analyst.
Coca-Cola to invest $1.1bn in France
by Rachel Arthur on January 20, 2020 at 10:04 am
The Coca-Cola Company will invest a billion euros ($1.1bn) in France over the next five years, which will help expand bottling capacity, modernize plants and introduce new products.
Nestlé to take ‘bold steps to create a wider market for food-grade recycled plastics’
by Jenny Eagle on January 20, 2020 at 9:52 am
NestlÃ will invest up to CHF 2bn to create a wider market for food-grade recycled plastics and will reduce its use of virgin plastics by one third as part of efforts to make 100% of its packaging recyclable or reusable by 2025.
With a bushfire just 3km away, Aussie distiller prays the wind doesn’t change direction
by Richard Whitehead on January 17, 2020 at 11:13 am
Faced with blazes on three sides, the owners of Stony Creek Farm distillery decided to defend their property and protect their livelihood.
White Claw to sponsor SXSW festival and erect $250m facility in Arizona
by Beth Newhart on January 16, 2020 at 8:48 am
Following the summer of hard seltzers in 2019, White Clawâs popularity is expanding in 2020. It announced plans for a new facility to keep up with demand for the drink, and the brand will sponsor one of the biggest American festivals of the year.