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Sales of energy drinks are not so energetic

Sales for nonaseptic energy drinks are up, but many energy and sport drink companies’ sales struggle to get going.

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Powering dairy sales with protein: Sports performance

36% of exercisers say they look for products that contain protein, and nearly 33% of these active consumers would pay more for a product with added protein.

We see a growing opportunity for dairy products such as milk, cheese and yogurt, as well as dairy ingredients, to highlight the sports performance benefits that dairy’s protein content and overall nutrient package offers.

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Sales of energy drinks surge, sports drinks fumble

Energy drink sales get a jolt, while sports drinks aren’t quite hitting it out of the park.
Energy drinks are showing significant increases in dollar and unit sales, despite warnings from health officials mentioned in news reports recently. On the flip side, some sports drink companies are struggling, showing decreases in dollar and unit sales.
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Point Brands creates flavored iXtreme Hydrator functional beverages

Denver-based Point Brands Inc., created citrus- and berry-flavored iXtreme Hydrator functional beverages, which are infused with electrolytes.
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A new grab-and-go beverage introduced from Victoria’s Kitchen Almond Water

A new grab-and-go hydrating beverage is available from Los Angeles-based Victoria’s Kitchen Almond Water.
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The Hain Celestial Group introduces a new line of energy shots featuring green tea

The Hain Celestial Group, Boulder, Colo., has a new line of all-natural energy shots featuring green tea.
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Red Bull is launching new flavored Red Bull Editions

Red Bull USA, Santa Monica, Calif., is launching three new flavored energy drinks called Red Bull Editions in March 2013.
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Drink mixes: Fortitech

An all-in-one drink mix from Fortitech combines nutrients, flavors, colors, sweeteners and stabilizers into a single market-ready powder.
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Sales of Energy, Sports Drinks Perform Like a Rock Star

The category posted double-digit gains last year. Single-serve, non-aseptic energy drink sales were up nearly 17%.
There was no energy crisis when it came to demand for energy drinks in the 52 weeks ended Dec. 25, 2011. The category showed double-digit growth in both dollar sales (up 16.6%) and unit sales (up 17.6%), according to Chicago-based SymphonyIRI Group.
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NFL running back endorses Rockin’ Refuel flavored milk from Shamrock Farms

Shamrock Farms, owner of the Rockin' Refuel brand, launches a national advertising campaign with NFL athlete Peyton Hillis. Rockin' Refuel is a 100% milk sports recovery beverage providing high-quality protein and other essential nutrients.
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Velvet Ice Cream Co., Utica, Ohio

Velvet Ice Cream built its reputation on making premium products that adhere to the standard of identity for ice cream. Its lines consist of premium, all natural, churned (low-fat), no sugar added, novelties, sherbet (in cups and in push-up tubes) and a controlled ice cream brand for grocery store customers.


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Harness Your Product Inspection Program to Save Money, Ensure Quality and Drive Efficiencies

Consolidation in the dairy industry is raising the bar on innovation and driving efficiencies to ensure competitiveness. One area often overlooked is the role that the right product inspection program can play in supporting the organization’s overall business goals and protecting brand reputation. Drawing on best practices in metal detection, X-ray inspection and checkweighing, this session will cover criteria to help determine the right technologies to employ for a given product and packaging type for high-value, perishable dairy products.

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A look inside 100-year-old Velvet Ice Cream; Plus we look at four cheese processors with award-winning artisan and farmstead cheeses.

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Tharp & Young on Ice Cream: An Encyclopedic Guide to Ice Cream Science and Technology

An at once an all-inclusive guide to the meaning of hundreds of technical terms and ideas needed for ice cream manufacturing, as well as a practical introduction to the ingredients, freezing methods, flavoring, and packaging of ice cream, sherbet, sorbet, gelato, frozen yogurts, novelties and many other kinds of frozen desserts.

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