ADM Sets Sustainability Goals to Curb Greenhouse Gas Emissions
on April 6, 2020 at 3:23 am
ADM has set new sustainability goals after meeting goals in its "15x20" plan ahead of schedule. The company will focus on purchasing renewable electricity and increasing use of biomass fuels, among other targets.
P2 Science & Bedoukian Sign JDA to Synthesize Insect Pheromones
on April 6, 2020 at 2:53 am
P2 Science, Inc. and Bedoukian Research, Inc. have signed a joint development agreement, under the terms of which the companies will utilize plant-based, renewable chemicals.
Amazon Wins EU Trademark Battle Against Coty
on April 3, 2020 at 2:08 am
Amazon has won a trademark battle against Coty over stocking Davidoff perfumes––for which Coty holds the license in the EU––for third-party sellers on its Amazon Marketplace platform.
Prova Appointments: Julia Decruz Director of R&D, Mario Marin Sales Rep
on April 2, 2020 at 7:25 am
Prova Inc. appointed Julia Decruz as its director of R&D/applications and Mario Marin as its inside sales representative. Both come to Prova with experience in R&D in the food manufacturing industry.
Coronavirus Weekly Communications Update
on April 1, 2020 at 8:16 am
Postponements and cancellations have begun to give way to statements of support and action to aid in the fight against coronavirus.
Takasago's Lawter B.V. Shares Improve Procurement of F&F Ingredients
on April 1, 2020 at 1:25 am
Takasago has purchased shares of Lawter B.V. in an agreement that will strengthen procurement of certain raw materials to support aroma ingredients business, fine chemicals and F&F.
Berje's Cognac Oil Green
on March 31, 2020 at 4:43 am
Mamta Polycoats' Triethyl Citrate
on March 31, 2020 at 4:34 am
MilliporeSigma's Sandalwood Oil, Natural
on March 31, 2020 at 4:30 am
Symrise AG's Isopulegol Fraction ex Eucalyptus Oil
on March 31, 2020 at 4:23 am
Natural Advantage's Ethyl Butyrate ex Orange
on March 31, 2020 at 4:19 am
OQEMA's Amyris Oil
on March 31, 2020 at 4:11 am
Mane's Geranium Bourbon Essential Oil M_0063050
on March 31, 2020 at 2:50 am
National Flavors Company Names Brian Briggs CEO
on March 30, 2020 at 10:03 am
Brian Briggs will succeed Dan Hinkle as CEO of National Flavors Company, effective April 2, 2020.
IFF, Evolva Parnter to Develop & Expand Commercialization of Vanilin
on March 28, 2020 at 6:16 am
Under the terms of the agreement, Evolva's responsibility is to further develop vanillin, while IFF will be expected to expand the commercialization of the product.
India's Lockdown Halts F&F Ingredient Production
on March 26, 2020 at 3:57 am
Prime Minister Narenda Modi has issued a 21-day lockdown order for the entire country which went into effect at 12 a.m. on March 25.
Vigon International Produces Hand Sanitizer Amid Coronavirus Outbreak
on March 25, 2020 at 8:26 am
As the coronavirus outbreak continues, Vigon International has begun producing WHO's formula for hand sanitizer and distributing it to local organizations in need, free of charge.
Vigon's Newest Facility Groundbreaking Underway
on March 25, 2020 at 8:20 am
Vigon's new 130,000 sq ft facility expansion will create more than 75 jobs in East Stroudsburg over the next five years.
The Givaudan Foundation Publishes 2019 Activity Report
on March 25, 2020 at 8:07 am
In 2019, The Givaudan Foundation supported 40 projects, distributed in 22 countries across the world and directly benefiting 40,700 people with different activities that have been rolled out.
COVID-19 Weekly Cancellations and Communications Wrap-up
on March 25, 2020 at 5:25 am
In a continued global effort to curb the spread of COVID-19, commonly known as the coronavirus, a number of changes, closures and cancellations have been announced.
Gracianna Winery unveils Random Acts of Kindness initiative
on April 6, 2020 at 6:00 pm
Healdsburg, Calif.-based Gracianna Winery, a family owned and operated winery in the Sonoma County's Russian River Valley, has announced a new way to honor America's healthcare professionals, it says.
Discipline vital to development of Hotel Tango Distillery
by firstname.lastname@example.org (Jessica Jacobsen) on April 6, 2020 at 4:00 am
When it comes to distilling, respected distillers can often be heard waxing poetic about the process that goes into crafting their latest innovation.
Spirits grow market share for 10th straight year
by email@example.com (Barbara Harfmann) on April 6, 2020 at 4:00 am
The spirits industry has plenty of reasons to celebrate as the category experienced accelerated growth for the 10th straight year, as supplier sales were up 5.3 percent, volume up 3.3. percent and retail sales totaled $90 billion in 2019, according to the Washington, D.C.-based Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS).
Suja releases new packaging, redesigned logo
on April 6, 2020 at 4:00 am
Suja unveiled a fully redesigned look for its line of cold-pressed functional juices and shots, which includes updated sleek packaging and a redesigned logo. In tandem with the brand reveal, Suja launched its new Elevated Nutrients juice line, which was developed in collaboration with Whole Foods Market.
Hornitos Tequila unveils bold new look
on April 6, 2020 at 4:00 am
Hornitos Tequila unveiled a bold new look for its tequilas to celebrate the brand’s rich history that is deeply rooted in authenticity and to ensure the packaging matches the trailblazing spirit that lies within, the company says.
Hybrids, functionality key to carbonated soft drinks’ future
by firstname.lastname@example.org (Jessica Jacobsen) on April 6, 2020 at 4:00 am
As streaming platforms proliferate, the way consumers digest TV has evolved. According to the Streaming Wars edition of the “Nielsen Total Audience Report,” consumers in over the top (OTT)-capable homes spend nearly 19 percent of their TV time streaming content.
Riff Alter Ego
on April 3, 2020 at 1:30 pm
Riff Cold Brew has expanded its Alter Ego line of cold-brew teas that are made from up-cycled coffee fruit (cascara).
The Starbucks Foundation donates more than $3M to global COVID-19 relief
on April 3, 2020 at 12:00 pm
As part of ongoing efforts to support communities around the world amid the impact of COVID-19, The Starbucks Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Seattle-based Starbucks Corp., announced it is donating more than $3 million to support community response efforts globally.
PepsiCo commits more than $45M to combat impacts of COVID-19
on April 2, 2020 at 3:00 pm
As efforts accelerate worldwide to provide relief from the ravages of COVID-19, Purchase, N.Y.-based PepsiCo Inc. and The PepsiCo Foundation announced a more than $45 million initiative focused on helping people and communities most affected by this virus.
Sneakz Meal2Grow Packets
on April 2, 2020 at 1:30 pm
Sneakz Organic has introduced Meal2Grow, a nutritional shake designed kids.
Nestlé USA takes multi-pronged approach to new product development
by email@example.com (Jessica Jacobsen) on April 2, 2020 at 4:00 am
During his lifetime, Apple co-founder Steve Jobs had a bevy of statements that have been used to inspire entrepreneurs across the globe. One that is commonly referenced is when he stated, “I want to put a ding in the universe.” In the beverage industry, innovators are leaving their mark by creating a more convenient universe through new product development.
On-premise businesses adapt to COVID-19, plan for future
by Graybills@bnpmedia.com (Sarah Graybill) on April 2, 2020 at 3:00 am
As bars and restaurants close their doors or move services to drive-up, pick-up or deliver-only in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the global on-premise food and beverage industry is reeling with the repercussions.
on April 1, 2020 at 9:28 pm
Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, an operating unit of The Boston Beer Co., has joined forces with Belgium’s Brouwerij RODENBACH to release Vibrant P’Ocean, a 4.7 percent alcohol by volume (ABV) blended sour ale.
IFT20 to transition to virtual event experience
on April 1, 2020 at 4:00 am
The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) announced that it will transition the IFT20 Annual Event and Food Expo, slated for July 12-15 at McCormick Place in Chicago, to a virtual event experience. The move comes in an effort to prioritize the health and safety of participants and the broader community throughout current and anticipated developments of the COVID-19 pandemic.
2018 Saka PINK
on March 31, 2020 at 9:53 pm
House of Saka released Saka PINK, which is crafted from 100 percent Pinot Noir grapes picked from vineyards within California’s Napa Valley.
Southern Glazer’s launches online hub to navigate pandemic
on March 31, 2020 at 5:00 pm
Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits, Miami and Dallas, announced it has launched an online hub for trade customers, providing timely updates and important resources to help businesses in the hospitality industry navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.
Readers name their favorite beverage of February
on March 31, 2020 at 2:00 pm
Although today’s day-to-day life has been upended by the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, it can be a nice distraction to find something else in which to focus your attention for a few moments. Beverage Industry will continue to post New Products to our website to highlight the innovations of today’s product developers. In line with that, the magazine also will continue to host its monthly online poll center on these releases.
Drizly, BevMo! expand alcohol delivery to new California markets
on March 31, 2020 at 12:00 pm
Boston-based Drizly announced an expanded partnership with BevMo!, a West Coast specialty beverage retailer, that more than doubles the number of the chain’s locations on Drizly.
Campari America donates $1M to Another Round, Another Rally
on March 30, 2020 at 8:00 pm
Campari America, New York, announced a donation of $1 million to Another Round, Another Rally, a nonprofit that raises emergency funds for hospitality workers to support bartenders who are facing economic hardship due to the COVID-19 emergency.
Stockpiling continues to boost beverage sales in US
on March 30, 2020 at 7:00 pm
As the COVID-19 outbreak accelerates in Europe and the United States, governments, businesses and consumers are rapidly changing behaviors. In its March 26 report titled “COVID-19 Impact: Consumer Spending Tracker for MULOC Retailers – US, UK, France, Italy, NZ,” Chicago-based Information Resources Inc. (IRI) collaborated with its partners at the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) to analyze the latest consumer purchases in these respective countries.
The Bitter Housewife Cocktail Bitters Get a New Look
on March 30, 2020 at 6:44 pm
The Bitter Housewife, Portland, Ore., has an updated logo and a brightened color palette after six years on the market.
Van Gogh Vodka Releases Special Edition Bottle for International Women’s Day
on March 30, 2020 at 3:00 pm
In celebration of women and the strength they embody, Van Gogh Vodka has released a new female empowerment campaign: #GoghGirl.
enVista develops program to identify warehouse inefficiencies
on March 30, 2020 at 3:00 pm
Indianapolis-based enVista has launched Virtual Operational Assessments to address warehouse inefficiencies and help clients manage peaks in operations quickly.
Firestone Walker Flyjack
on March 30, 2020 at 1:30 pm
Firestone Walker Brewing Co. released Flyjack, a low-alcohol, low-calorie beer with the characteristics of a hazy IPA and 96 calories, 5 grams of carbs and 4 percent alcohol by volume.
Evolution Fresh Organic Vital Berry, Carrot Citrus Radiance
on March 27, 2020 at 1:30 pm
Evolution Fresh, a division of Starbucks Corp., has released two new juices: Organic Vital Berry and Carrot Citrus Radiance.
Coca-Cola Foundation awards additional $13.5M in grants to support nonprofits
on March 27, 2020 at 12:00 pm
The Coca-Cola Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Atlanta-based The Coca-Cola Co., announced it is awarding a total of $13.5 million in grants to five nonprofit organizations that are working on the front lines of the U.S. and Canadian humanitarian response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Cole-Parmer sampling pump enables portable product testing
on March 27, 2020 at 4:00 am
Cole-Parmer unveiled its newest sampling pump: the Masterflex L/S. Designed with versatility and portability in mind, the Masterflex L/S portable sampling pump provides faster tubing changes and flow stability through the latest Easy-Load pump head, the company says.
Bricoleur Vineyards "Flying By the Seat of Our Pants" Brut
on March 26, 2020 at 1:30 pm
Bricoleur Vineyards announced the inaugural release of its flagship label, Flying By the Seat of Our Pants Brut.
PepsiCo provides enhanced benefits to US employees
on March 26, 2020 at 4:00 am
PepsiCo Inc., Purchase, N.Y., it will provide enhanced benefits to all U.S.-based employees and additional compensation to U.S. frontline employees — the women and men who make, move and sell products — amidst the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Charles Ross offers ‘super sanitary’ double planetary mixer, discharge system
on March 26, 2020 at 4:00 am
Charles Ross & Son Co. offers a double planetary mixer and discharge system, model DPM/DS-4S, which is available in a “super sanitary” turnkey configuration that features a common stainless steel workbench for the mixer and a matching discharge system, the company says.
Minor Figures backs small businesses ‘absolutely devastated’ by COVID-19 crisis
by Flora Southey on April 6, 2020 at 2:14 pm
Amid tales of furloughing, cash flow problems, and shuttered doors, Minor Figures is getting creative. CEO Stuart Forsyth tells us how the oat m*lk brand is doing its bit to keep small businesses afloat.
Six months after legalization, Canada’s cannabis edibles market is stalled: ‘We’re just at the beginning of professionalizing this industry’
by Beth Newhart on April 3, 2020 at 1:27 pm
The cannabis drug was federally legalized in Canada in 2018, and edibles in 2019, but the market has so far been slow to take off. Brands struggle with product preservation and are looking for more guidance from Health Canada.
Zero alcohol drinks: The European picture
by Rachel Arthur on April 3, 2020 at 1:04 pm
Demand for zero alcohol drinks has been growing across Europe. But market dynamics are very different between Western Europe and Eastern Europe, according to Zenith Global.
Alcohol-free: Could CBD help ‘bridge the gap’ for sceptics?
by Flora Southey on April 3, 2020 at 12:59 pm
For many, alcohol-free beer or spirits doesnât âfeelâ quite right, according to YesMore account director Lolly Watkins. Does CBD have the potential to remedy this issue for consumers?
‘Beyond calorie calculation’: GoliSoda banks on ‘ancient wisdom’ and product diversification for 250% growth
by Pearly Neo on April 3, 2020 at 2:41 am
Indian beverage start-up GoliSoda is targeting 250% growth this year, and is banking on its âancient wisdomâ-inspired drink range, as well as diversification of its product portfolio to include traditional desserts for success.
Formulating with CBD: In conversation with SōRSE Technology
by Elaine Watson on April 2, 2020 at 9:11 pm
While developing new products during a pandemic presents obvious challenges, food and beverage companies remain bullish about the potential for products featuring hemp-derived CBD, says Seattle-based SōRSE Technology, which supports brands looking to enter this space from ideation to commercialization.
Coronavirus: How has it changed your job in the beverage industry? Part 2
by Rachel Arthur on April 2, 2020 at 10:33 am
With a quarter of the world's population in lockdown, the way we work has changed. But can your beverage business power on? Yes, it can: we talk to people in the industry and find out how they're adapting.
The top 50 craft brewers in the US
by Beth Newhart on April 2, 2020 at 10:08 am
The Brewers Association (BA), which represents US independent brewers, has released its annual top 50 list according to craft beer sales volume: along with an overall top 50 brewers list.
Tequila power: Forget the slammers, Aussies could use agave plant for eco fuel and hand sanitiser
by Gary Scattergood on April 2, 2020 at 2:52 am
Donât tell Mexico, but Australian scientists might be about to use the agave plant for something other than tequilaânamely environmentally friendly fuel and hand sanitiser.
Coronavirus: How has it changed your job in the beverage industry?
by Rachel Arthur on April 1, 2020 at 2:34 pm
Hastily assembled home offices, dodgy internet connections, and distracting pets... how we work has changed in these unprecedented times. But can you put 'open for business' on your virtual door and power on? Yes, you can: we talk to people in the beverage industry and find out how they're adapting.
Asahi’s acquisition of Carlton & United Breweries gets green light from competition commission
by Rachel Arthur on April 1, 2020 at 12:58 pm
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has given Asahiâs acquisition of Carlton & United Breweries the green light, with Asahi divesting two beer brands and three cider brands.
‘We are working to ensure packaging doesn’t become waste’: Coca-Cola, Nestlé, PepsiCo and Unilever hit back after damning plastics report
by Oliver Morrison on March 31, 2020 at 1:33 pm
Coca-Cola, NestlÃ, PepsiCo and Unilever have reiterated their commitments to a creating a circular economy after a report said their plastic waste was contributing to climate change and harming the health of the worldâs poorest people.
Beverage webinar today: What drinks do consumers want?
by Rachel Arthur on March 31, 2020 at 9:12 am
We all know consumers are turning away from sugary soda â but what are they choosing instead? Tune in to our beverage webinar today to find out!
Trendspotting: Which beverage categories are the ones to watch?
by Rachel Arthur on March 30, 2020 at 10:43 am
Keen to hear about the latest beverage trends? Need to cheer up your remote working day? Then tune in tomorrow for our free webinar!
'We're more than the Fancy Food Show as a community'
by Beth Newhart on March 30, 2020 at 8:40 am
The Specialty Food Association's (SFA) Summer Fancy Food Show is scheduled to take place in June in New York City: but its location - the Javits Center in Manhattan - is currently being converted into a makeshift hospital.
Craft breweries and cideries find relief in the CARES Act
by Beth Newhart on March 30, 2020 at 8:21 am
Last week the US passed a $2.2 trillion stimulus package for economic relief from the coronavirus pandemic. Assistance to small businesses will help craft alcohol producers keep going.
Entrepreneurs knuckle down to keep their start-ups thriving: ‘It's all hands on deck!'
by Rachel Arthur on March 26, 2020 at 10:41 am
The coronavirus crisis is a massive blow to many small businesses. But some start-ups have quickly adjusted to the new reality: ramping up online sales or swiftly making new marketing strategies. We talk to four entrepreneurs who may have had to throw their 2020 business plans out of the window â but are keeping their chins up just the same.
Pernod Ricard purchases remaining stake in Monkey 47 gin
by Rachel Arthur on March 26, 2020 at 9:08 am
Pernod Ricard has purchased the remaining stake in ultra-premium Black Forest dry gin Monkey 47: following its acquisition of a majority stake in 2016.
Coronavirus: How each region is dealing with the crisis
by Rabobank Liquid Assets Podcast on March 26, 2020 at 8:47 am
With the Covid-19 pandemic disrupting every aspect of daily life and business around the globe, Rabobank brings its international team (Southeast Asia, Europe, and North America) together for a briefing on how Covid-19 is impacting consumers and businesses in their regions and what steps governments are taking to control its spread.
US distillers work together to supply hand sanitizer on mass: 'We are in this together'
by Beth Newhart on March 26, 2020 at 8:44 am
Spirits companies around the world are donating alcohol and production facilities to make hand sanitizer. In the US, the Distilled Spirits Council of the US is streamlining efforts in a dedicated portal to connect suppliers, producers and medical professionals.