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Latest Trends For Coffee Beverages

One of the most popular beverages in the world is coffee. Many people all over the globe wouldn’t think of starting the day without a cup. Whether it’s a mug of strong black coffee, a cup of espresso, a latte or a macchiatto, the most important ingredient is the same—coffee beans.

Coffee’s taste depends on its most important ingredient. Types of coffee beans include Robusta and …

Top Insights From the Lunch Exhibition in London: From Coconut to Natural Live Cultures

On September 21 and 22, 2016, a Lunch Exhibition was held in London at the Business Design Centre. This was a very interesting and dynamic show for everyone in the FMCG sector. The head of the NPD Department at MyDrink Beverages, Ieva Jureviciene, shared her insights as she visited the exhibition.

One of the biggest trends in this show was natural and healthy clean-label products. …

How to Adjust to Alcohol Beverage Industry Trends?

In 2016 alcoholic beverage worldwide consumption dropped first time in 15 years (US market was one of exception) due higher taxation, aging population, high youth unemployment in some key markets and some other local issues. In order to succeed in overcrowded market, now more than ever, it’s very important for the producers to feel the market, understand consumers and predict what’s next “big thing”.

The whole …

Thoughts after the eBev Europe conference

Last week I had the pleasure of participating in the eBev Europe conference. It was the first event organized in Europe as these events have mainly taken place in the USA. The main topic of the conference was digital disruption in the beverage industry.

And it was great! The key speakers were industry professionals who shared their brand stories and lessons learned. I made a short summary of the main …

Top 10 Most Valuable Beverage Brands

Every year, Brand Finance, a consulting company, creates a „Global 500“ list, its estimation of the world‘s 500 most valuable brands. A brand’s value is calculated by multiplying a brand’s strength index (BSI composites from investment, equity and performance of the brand), by an individual brand’s strength and a forecast of the brand‘s future revenues. Brand Finance has already released its most valuable brands list for 2016. Among …

The Top 6 Alcoholic Cocktail Trends You will see in 2016

Alcohol consumption has shown an annual increase in growth. This has led beverage developers to examine the market, conduct investigations, and adapt existing practices to new tastes and drinking methods. With the New Year comes fresh trends, so have a look at what’s on tap for 2016:

Carbonating and bottling cocktails – more sparkle

Spirits in bars are usually mixed with syrups and served with juices …

The TOP 6 functional ingredients for sports drinks in 2016

January may seem like the quietest month of the year. The holidays are over, and we’re all getting back to our daily routines. But the opposite is true for beverage developers. For them, now is the best time to start working on new product development for the upcoming summer season.

Many people include regular visits to a gym in their New Year’s resolutions. …

Understanding The Indian Palate

Most of us are introduced to a variety of beverages at an early age. At this stage, the consumption of most fruit-flavoured / fruit-based beverages (or indeed any beverage) is either as a complementary drink or as “filler” between meals. Beverage consumption in India is quite different from the rest of the world. There is heavy intake of fruit drinks during summers and the consumption diminishes during winters.

Beverage Industry Trends 2016 That Were Seen in Lunch

On the 24th of September Lunch exhibition took part in the design business center in London. The exhibition was much smaller than the biggest ones SIAL or Anuga. Keeping in mind the size of it, the number of exhibitors from beverage industry was really high. This was a great chance to check on what is happening in the market and to see most popular beverage trends for 2016.

Nootropic beverages is a future of functional drinks

Nootropics is not a new term—it was mentioned for the first time in 1972 by Corneliu E. Giurgea. This term was created for the list of ingredients which did not have a proper definition according to their functions. Brain stimulants, brain productivity enhancers, focus and attention improvers or even mood and depression fighters, cognitive enhancement drugs – all of these expressions are related with a term of Nootropics.

This term …