Better Juice, an Israeli start-up, has used sugar reduction technology to lower the levels of sugar in its fruit juices, including, in a recent trial, several berry-based juices. Their technology is able to reduce three sugars found in fruit juices –...
PepsiCo’s sale of a majority stake of its North American juice portfolio to private equity firm PAI announced this morning is the latest in a string of high-profile beverage sales that reflect shifting industry and consumer priorities, including pressure...
Amid quarantines, lockdowns and cancellations, beverage companies are doing what they can to stay afloat as well as help out in the community. We round-up the latest news from brands dealing with the crisis.
100% juice products are capturing the imagination of consumers and driving growth, which will see expansion beyond traditional fruit base drinks to include vegetables, exotic plants and coconut, according to Tetra Pak.
New data on beverage intakes for 187 countries has revealed significant differences in current consumption levels and historic trends for sugar-sweetened beverages, fruit juices and milk, say researchers.
Innocent Drinks CEO Douglas Lamont says the Coke-owned brand’s ‘biggest fear’ is that alarmist headlines claiming that 100% juices and smoothies are unhealthy due to sugar levels could affect government policy.
UK adults drastically underestimated sugar levels in fruit juices and smoothies by 48% on average and significantly overestimated content in energy drinks and CSDs says a hard-hitting comment in The Lancet.
The Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) has confirmed the accuracy of comments made by the dean of its dental faculty, urging that fruit juices be replaced with milk and water in UK schools during break times on dental health grounds.
The rise of private label fruit juice is having a big impact on the juice industry, sparking a wave of consolidation. A mooted merger between Agrana Juice Holding and Ybbstaler Fruit Austria in Europe is the latest example.
Roquette has identified fruit smoothies as a good vehicle for its Nutriose fibre ingredient as it can providing more body and mouthfeel, boost fibre content and fits with the natural, clean label image.
The stagnant US market for fruit products is expected to continue
to decline marginally, despite industry efforts to spice up the
category through ingredient and packaging innovation, according to
a new report by Packaged Facts.
Severe shortages of passion fruit supplies from Ecuador threaten to
disrupt food and drink firms, as Britvic says it will pull its J2O
Orange and Passionfruit drink from shop shelves in Britain this
Interest is growing in fruit juices for heart health, as Provexis
signs up another UK supermarket chain to its tomato-based Sirco
drink, and a new trial prepares to get underway in Scotland to
investigate the effects of a juice product...
Amendments to Australia's food code continue, with the nation's
food agency calling on companies and organisations to comment on a
host of new proposals, including the addition of phytosterols to
fruit juices and fruit drinks.
Juice maker Witmark-Ukraine has announced it expects to increase
sales by 50 per cent in 2005 as consumer demand for juice in the
CIS continues to soar, yet rivals are looming, reports Angela
Per capita consumption of juice in eastern Europe is a healthy 13
litres, well ahead of that in other emerging markets, but there is
still some way to go before consumption levels reach those in
western Europe. But with a number of...
Polish fruit processor Agros Nova has said that it aims to become
the country's largest producer of fruit juices within the next
three years, despite having lost ground since the merger which
formed it early last year.
Year-to-date sales at French soft drinks group Teisseire declined
by 3 per cent, but this is only to be expected as it reorganises
itself as a producer of innovative juice drinks and revamps its
traditional cordial business.
Sales of organic juices in Europe are projected to reach €90
million in 2002, according to a study by Organic Monitor which
states that the rise in popularity is a result of consumer demand
for healthy foods.
The Nestle USA - Beverage Division and Ocean Spray Cranberries,
Inc. announced this week that they have formed a long-term
agreement which, they hope, will enable both companies to increase
manufacturing and supply chain efficiency...