September 16, 2013
Chameleon Cold-Brew, Austin, Texas, added three flavors to its line of cold-brewed coffee, which is made from certified organic and fair trade Arabica coffee beans.Read More
While lemonade and apple juice sales go sour, cranberry cocktail, vegetable juices and smoothies rise above the rest.
June 10, 2013
While lemonade and apple juice sales go sour, cranberry cocktail, vegetable juices and smoothies rise above the rest. Unit sales of that old standby, orange juice, are squeezed.Read More
May 15, 2013
Coco Café, a registered trademark of All Market Inc., New York, introduced two new flavors — mocha and vanilla — to its espresso and coconut water beverage line.Read More
May 13, 2013
Unilever-owned Lipton, Englewood Cliffs, N.J., introduced two new products — Diet Green Tea Honey Ginseng and Half & Half Tea (a combination of tea and lemonade). Read More
December 13, 2012
Denver-based Point Brands Inc., created citrus- and berry-flavored iXtreme Hydrator functional beverages, which are infused with electrolytes.Read More
Flavor enhancers let consumers customize their beverages. Juice makers combine flavors (especially superfruits), and tea brands go with lower-calorie sweeteners.
November 19, 2012
There are many contenders in the world of nondairy beverages and new ones keep pouring in. Manufacturers of waters, juices, coffees and teas have to continually find ways to set their offerings apart from the competition.Read More
September 13, 2012
Nescafé made by Nestle, Glendale, Calif., introduced Memento, a foaming instant-coffee beverage.Read More
September 12, 2012
Starbucks Coffee Co., Seattle, launched Starbucks Refreshers, a beverage that is made from green coffee extract and real fruit juice.Read More
In the last 52 weeks, unit sales dropped 2.8% in the refrigerated juices and drinks category, but processors were able to increase prices an average of 11 cents.
June 6, 2012
The refrigerated juices and drinks category includes orange, apple, cranberry, grape, blended fruits and other flavors. Lemonade and vegetable drinks also fall under this umbrella. In the 52 weeks ended April 15, total sales in the category were $4.4 billion, an increase of 0.9%. Unit sales fell 2.8% to 1.55 billion. The only bright spot in the category was an average price increase of 11 cents. The data come from SymphonyIRI Group, Chicago.Read More
As Baby Boomers seek better health through better beverages, makers of juices, teas, coffees and other nondairy beverages create a new generation of drinks that offer flavor, variety and the promise of a new way of life.
May 14, 2012
The post-World War II baby boom led to a population increase, a need for diversity and a change in cultural identity. Baby boomers (born from 1946 to 1964) have turned into “beverage boomers” who seek a healthy, well-balanced diet and practice a better-for-you lifestyle. These Beverage Boomers are changing nondairy beverages.