Marco Parsiegla Joins Amouage as CEO
on November 18, 2019 at 7:09 am
“To me, Amouage is so much more than just fragrance, it is true creative mastery–rare and extraordinary," said newly appointed CEO Marco Parsiegla.
Scent Fiction Presented by Symrise
on November 15, 2019 at 9:15 am
Symrise presented "Scent Fiction," a collection of fragrances based on fictional Chinese characters, at the 24th annual Cosmoprof trade show in Hong Kong.
Richard Sedlak Retires from ACI
on November 14, 2019 at 12:30 pm
Sedlak, who joined ACI in 1977, served as executive vice president, technical and international affairs. He will be succeeded by associate vice president, science and regulatory affairs James Kim.
Givaudan Publishes Chef Event Insights and Announces New Technology
on November 14, 2019 at 11:12 am
“One of the key insights coming out of the event was the critical interaction and relationship between flavor, taste and texture that is a key differentiator when considering side dishes and center of plate,” said Flavio Garofalo, global category director, savory flavors and natural ingredients at Givaudan.
Air-Scent Acquires Sani-Air
on November 14, 2019 at 6:44 am
“We see Sani-Air’s stellar product line as a seamless extension to our current offerings, and one that further enhances our ability to provide one-stop-shop convenience to a global clientele,” said Arnold Zlotnik, Air-Scent CEO and president.
Flavorcon 2019 Wraps Up in Cincinnati
on November 14, 2019 at 2:41 am
The event’s second day saw panels, talks and workshops on a wide variety of topics relevant to flavorist and the professionals who work with them.
New AAK Site Delivers Personal Care and Food Co-development
on November 13, 2019 at 12:50 pm
Based in Richmond, California, the company's new site features labs for plant-based food innovation, including dairy and bakery, and personal care.
Launch of New Line Demonstrates Abstrax Tech’s Terpene Research
on November 13, 2019 at 5:57 am
“Our goal is to help our customers harness the power of terpenes,” said Max Koby, founding partner and chief executive officer of Abstrax Tech.
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Flavorcon 2019: Day 1 Recap
on November 12, 2019 at 11:00 am
From bourbon experts to fermentation specialists to cheese advisors, no flavorful box was left unchecked.
IFF-Neptune Deal Signals CBD/Cosmetics/F&F Interface
on November 11, 2019 at 2:58 am
Topical aromatherapy among the early applications of the partnership, which brings the supply chain closer to a B2C model.
Givaudan to Acquire Ungerer
on November 8, 2019 at 9:53 am
The deal is expected to close in Q1 2020.
Flavorcon 2020 Announces Location and Dates
on November 7, 2019 at 10:14 am
The event will come to Philadelphia November 11-12, 2020.
Aurochemicals' Damascenone natural
on November 7, 2019 at 10:13 am
It has a taste that is woody, floral, herbal, green and fruity with spicy tobacco nuances.
MilliporeSigma's 2-Hexyl-2-decenal mixture of cis and trans, ≥95%
on November 7, 2019 at 10:10 am
Ideal for fried potato chips, fat replacers, cooking sprays, lard flavors, and notes for roasted sesame and tahini.
Symrise AG's Mandaril
on November 7, 2019 at 10:06 am
Mandaril is a powerful and very stable citrusy nitrile reminiscent of mandarin peel.
Advanced Biotech's Savory Complex Natural
on November 7, 2019 at 10:03 am
Savory flavor profiles include fishy, meaty, savory, grilled, braised, sautéed, roasted, grilled, rare and fatty.
Natural Advantage's Bis(2-Methyl-3-furyl) disulfide
on November 7, 2019 at 10:01 am
This material occurs naturally in cooked beef and tea. It can be described as bloody, seared beef, pork, and chicken with sauerkraut and onion nuances that give it a full meat flavor.
Your Flavoring Cannabis Questions, Answered
on November 7, 2019 at 4:27 am
Industry experts are ready to answer your most burning questions about flavoring cannabis.
Firmenich, MG International Announce Joint Venture
on November 7, 2019 at 4:16 am
MG International’s founding Gülçiçek family will remain significant shareholders, and the company will maintain its brand name (while operating as a member of the Firmenich group).
Natural colors uphold clean label trend
on November 18, 2019 at 10:54 pm
Color can significantly affect the initial perception of taste, which leads to a consumer picking up the product or not.
Mass merchandisers focus on grocery, pickup options
on November 18, 2019 at 10:18 pm
Although, in some cases, the numbers seem to show that the channel is wilting, a deeper look reveals that it is simply evolving into something better suited for the needs of today’s shoppers.
Vida de Louie Tequila Blanco
on November 18, 2019 at 6:53 pm
Crafted using volcanic spring water from an inactive volcano near the city of Tequila, Mexico, Vida de Louie’s Tequila Blanco is distilled from agave that has been cooked for 32-36 hours in brick ovens and stainless-steel autoclaves.
FEW Cold Cut Bourbon
on November 18, 2019 at 6:40 pm
FEW Spirits announces the release of FEW Cold Cut, a new expression FEW’s cask-strength bourbon that is is mashed, fermented, distilled, aged and bottled at the FEW distillery before it is “cut” with Chicago’s Passion House’s cold brew coffee.
Molson Coors forges new partnership with L.A. Libations
on November 18, 2019 at 3:00 pm
Molson Coors, Chicago and L.A. Libations, El Segundo, Calif., announced a multiyear partnership that includes a significant minority equity investment by Molson Coors in L.A. Libations as well as category-exclusive access to the company's services. Molson Coors also will hold two seats on the L.A. Libations board.
Cott Corp., DS Services America acquire The Water Guy
on November 18, 2019 at 12:00 pm
Cott Corp., Toronto and Tampa, Fla., announced that DS Services of America, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cott, acquired substantially all of the assets of WG America Co. and certain affiliated companies: The Water Guy.
Cutwater Spirits Bali Hai Tiki Rum Mai Tai
by Graybills@bnpmedia.com (Sarah Graybill) on November 15, 2019 at 2:00 pm
Cutwater now is launching cans of Bali Hai Tiki Rum Mai Tai, a 12.5 percent alcohol-by- volume (ABV) drink with natural pineapple, coconut and citrus flavors. Bali Hai Tiki Rum Mai Tais deliver a bright and balanced cocktail with a bit of depth from the aged rum, the company says.
Warehouse management and control systems optimize fulfillment strategies
by email@example.com (Barbara Harfmann) on November 14, 2019 at 12:01 pm
Keeping track of orders and inventory, controlling the real-time activities of automated material handling equipment like robots, and retrieving products is engrained in warehouse management systems (WMS) and warehouse control systems (WCS).
Plant-based options gain consumer appeal
on November 14, 2019 at 12:00 pm
In the past, consumers generally designated protein for bodybuilders and athletes. Today, it’s seen as an essential part of the average person’s daily diet.
Humm Kombucha releases 5 flavors in cans
on November 14, 2019 at 12:00 pm
Not only are the cans more portable, but they are also able to keep kombucha fresher for longer and are made up of more than 50 percent recycled material.
Anheuser-Busch to buy remaining shares of CBA
on November 14, 2019 at 5:00 am
Craft Brew Alliance (CBA). Portland, Ore., and Anheuser-Busch (A-B), a subsidiary of Leuven, Belgium-based Anheuser-Busch InBev, jointly announced an agreement to expand their partnership, with A-B agreeing to purchase the remaining CBA shares it does not already own in a merger transaction for $16.50 a share, in cash.
Innovation abounds for beverage brands
on November 13, 2019 at 10:49 pm
D.G. Yuengling & Son Inc. announced its first-ever beer collaboration with chocolate brand Hershey’s. LifeFuels integrates a three-part hydration system. Belfour Spirits launched its ultra-premium whiskey brand and family of products, The Spirit of Champions.
Beverage industry furthers initiatives to protect the planet
by firstname.lastname@example.org (Barbara Harfmann) on November 13, 2019 at 8:21 pm
Beverage companies and plants are increasing efforts to further sustainability.
Pepsi launches Sparkling Rosé at BravoCon
on November 13, 2019 at 3:00 pm
Pepsi, a brand of Purchase, N.Y.-based PepsiCo Inc., is teaming up with Bravo to introduce Pepsi Sparkling Rosé, a zero-calorie, Rosé-flavored cola that’s a light and bubbly take on the popular wine, without the alcohol.
by Graybills@bnpmedia.com (Sarah Graybill) on November 13, 2019 at 2:00 pm
In its first major brand launch in over a decade, The Coca-Cola Co. announced the release of AHA, a new flavored sparkling water that offers a little caffeine boost that will be released in early 2020, the company says.
Bolthouse Farms Holiday Nog
by Graybills@bnpmedia.com (Sarah Graybill) on November 12, 2019 at 2:00 pm
With 12 grams of sugar, only 80 calories and 4 grams of protein, the holiday nog offers the creamy taste of traditional eggnog but with fewer calories and a dash of carrot juice, the company says.
New blow-molding equipment fulfills lightweight design for PET
by email@example.com (Barbara Harfmann) on November 12, 2019 at 12:02 pm
The earth’s carbon footprint not only is top of mind for consumers but also for packaging suppliers.
Influencer partnerships provide value to brand owners
by firstname.lastname@example.org (Jessica Jacobsen) on November 12, 2019 at 12:00 pm
Although influencer partnerships are becoming more commonplace for brand owners, some still question the effectiveness of this medium.
PRESS Premium Alcohol Seltzer meets consumers’ flavor needs
by email@example.com (Barbara Harfmann) on November 12, 2019 at 12:00 pm
Established in 2015, PRESS Premium Alcohol Seltzer is a woman-owned brand in a traditionally male-dominated industry.
Good Culture launches digestive health shots
on November 12, 2019 at 5:00 am
Good Culture, Irvine, Calif., launched its Wellness Probiotic Gut Shots. A new category for Good Culture, the USDA organic shots combine the probiotics within cultured kefir with functional ingredients like turmeric, matcha, chaga and collagen.
Danone Waters of America adds Ferrarelle to portfolio
on November 11, 2019 at 6:00 pm
Danone Waters of America, White Plains, N.Y., announced that it will sell, distribute and merchandise Ferrarelle, an Italian sparkling natural mineral water, in the United States as of January 2020. The long-term master distribution agreement will focus on building the brand in the United States and includes Ferrarelle glass formats through on-premise channels.
Medalla Light debuts anniversary packaging
on November 11, 2019 at 5:00 pm
Medalla Light is celebrating its 40th anniversary by reaffirming its commitment to Puerto Rican art and culture.
by Graybills@bnpmedia.com (Sarah Graybill) on November 11, 2019 at 5:00 pm
THINKNOO is shaking up the caffeine scene with its new individual, ready-to-use sachets containing premium powdered Colombian coffee and a blend of natural nutrients, launching under the banner “Smarter Coffee Powered by Nature.”
2019 Craft Beer Report: Local breweries thrive as craft beer experiences slowdown
by firstname.lastname@example.org (Jessica Jacobsen) on November 11, 2019 at 1:00 pm
Although the craft beer market continues to post dollar sales growth, the beer segment has seen a deceleration compared with previous years.
Repositioning beverages could aid dairy, non-dairy markets
by email@example.com (Jessica Jacobsen) on November 11, 2019 at 12:01 pm
Traditionally viewed as rivals in the overall milk space, research suggests that the one-or-the-other approach is a hindrance to both markets.
Baileys Irish Cream releases holiday bottles
on November 11, 2019 at 6:00 am
Baileys Original Irish Cream released three festive bottles in time for the holiday season.
Zardetto releases new packaging with updated wine range
on November 8, 2019 at 7:30 pm
The new dual-layered labels, which were created by Italian design agency Robilant Associati, are designed to be peeled back, unveiling an inside layer of colorful artwork that is unique to each wine.
Matcha Smoothie Boosters
on November 8, 2019 at 2:00 pm
Jade Leaf Matcha announced the launch of their newest product line: Matcha Smoothie Boosters.
Sustainability a cornerstone for beverage plants
by firstname.lastname@example.org (Barbara Harfmann) on November 8, 2019 at 12:00 pm
Today, 90 percent of beverage plants are trying to achieve some degree of sustainability, which includes adoption of zero waste, water reuse, recycled materials and waste minimization.
Ranch Rider Spirits Co. canned cocktails
on November 7, 2019 at 2:00 pm
Ranch Rider Spirits Co. will launch better-for-you canned tequila and vodka cocktails in select bars, restaurants, venues and liquor stores this December.
Rebbl to use 100% post-consumer recycled bottles in 2020
by Beth Newhart on November 18, 2019 at 11:32 am
After six years in operation, plant-based US beverage brand Rebbl will eliminate virgin plastic from its bottles next year: one of the pledges made in its inaugural Impact Report.
Pernod Ricard signs strategic partnership with baijiu producer Wuliangye
by Rachel Arthur on November 18, 2019 at 10:15 am
Pernod Ricard has signed a strategic partnership with one of Chinaâs largest baijiu producers, Wuliangye International (HK) Limited: as both parties aim to accelerate their development in the Asian and global spirits markets.
Bacardi acquires Stillhouse Spirits
by Rachel Arthur on November 18, 2019 at 9:30 am
Bacardi has acquired Stillhouse Spirits, a âyoung powerhouse brandâ in the US whose products include vodka, whiskey and bourbon.
World’s biggest Starbucks opens in Chicago
by Beth Newhart on November 15, 2019 at 11:32 am
The newest Starbucks Reserve Roastery is the companyâs largest location in the world, with five floors and more than 35,000 square feet. It opens its doors November 15 in downtown Chicago.
Nestlé eyes Gen Z for disruption in the coffee-to-go space
by Oliver Morrison on November 14, 2019 at 3:54 pm
An army marches on its stomach, said Napoleon. Today, however, itâs coffee that keeps young people moving, according to NestlÃ, which has spotted opportunities in the out-of-home coffee machine sector.
McDonald’s US coffee is now 100% sustainably sourced
by Beth Newhart on November 14, 2019 at 2:28 pm
After setting a target to achieve 100% sustainably sourced coffee by 2020, McDonaldâs announced that it hit its goal a year ahead of time.
From cans to cows, fizzy drinks maker F&N sees future in Malaysian dairy
by Richard Whitehead on November 13, 2019 at 10:29 am
One of Southeast Asiaâs biggest names in fizzy drinks is poised to make its mark on dairy in Malaysia, having revealed plans to import thousands of cows and produce millions of liters of milk.
Anheuser-Busch acquires remaining shares in Craft Brew Alliance
by Rachel Arthur on November 12, 2019 at 1:31 pm
Anheuser-Busch will acquire the remaining shares it does not already own in Craft Brew Alliance: adding the business into its US Brewers Collective.
Truly will be the first hard seltzer served in-flight
by Beth Newhart on November 12, 2019 at 9:57 am
In a new deal inked with JetBlue, Truly Hard Seltzer will be the first official alcoholic seltzer of a US airline. Starting this fall, the Wild Berry flavor will be available on all JetBlue flights.
Reign energy drinks drive strong Q3 at Monster Beverage
by Beth Newhart on November 12, 2019 at 9:55 am
After the launch of Reign Total Body Fuel early in 2019, Monster Beverage has posted an 11.6% sales increase in the third quarter.
Endo Sport launches UK’s first CBD-infused sports drink
by Will Chu on November 12, 2019 at 6:00 am
Endo Sport launches the UKâs first CBD-infused sports drink that harnesses the active ingredientâs anti-inflammatory properties to help reduce post-exercise muscle soreness and aid recovery.
Coca-Cola debuts sparkling water AHA with ‘unexpected flavor pairings’
by Rachel Arthur on November 8, 2019 at 11:01 am
Coca-Cola will launch sparkling water AHA in North America next year: seeking to differentiate itself from the pack with eight fusions blending mainstream fruits with newer, niche flavors. âRetailers told us they donât need yet another lime or berry flavored sparkling waterâ, says the beverage giant.
High protein Super Coffee cuts sugar and chases top competition
by Beth Newhart on November 8, 2019 at 9:53 am
New York-based Super Coffee is now the number one independent coffee company in the US, the founders said. Their formula leverages MCT oil, whey protein concentrate and zero sugar.
Gin created by artificial intelligence
by Rachel Arthur on November 7, 2019 at 11:35 am
Circumstance Distillery is launching the worldâs first gin created using an artificial intelligence programme named âGinetteâ.
EU and China agree GI protection for 200 products
by Rachel Arthur on November 7, 2019 at 11:30 am
The EU and China have concluded negotiations on a bilateral agreement to protect 100 European Geographical Indications in China; and 100 Chinese Geographical Indications in the EU.
DIY spirits, orange wine and refillable bottles: 10 top drinks trends for 2019
by Rachel Arthur on November 7, 2019 at 10:13 am
Refillable beer bottles could soon become the norm in the UK, according to supermarket Waitrose: while alcohol-free drinks, orange wine and personalised spirits are other trends to look out for.
Peppermint takeover: Seasonal holiday coffee returns to US chains
by Beth Newhart on November 7, 2019 at 10:11 am
Major coffee chains in the US have reintroduced their seasonal offerings for the holidays, including new peppermint, caramel and mocha-flavored launches.
SIG to acquire Visy Cartons in Australia
by Jim Cornall on November 7, 2019 at 7:09 am
SIG has reached agreement to acquire Visy Cartons Pty Ltd from VisyPak Operations Pty Ltd, a subsidiary of Pratt Consolidated Holdings Pty Ltd, for AU$70m (US$48.2m), subject to customary conditions being met.
Coffee’s fifth wave continues to roll in US cafes
by Beth Newhart on November 6, 2019 at 2:22 pm
The Allegra World Coffee Portalâs 2020 predictions for the US coffee landscape shows continued growth in mobile ordering, social media marketing and still more cold brew.
Uflex launches 3D effect ‘Asepto Eye’ aseptic packaging for beverages
by Jenny Eagle on November 5, 2019 at 2:16 pm
Uflex Ltd has launched âAsepto Eyeâ for beverages, to give aseptic packaging a 'stylish revivalâ.