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Sigep - The Dolce World Expo will now take place March 12 to 16.

Current covid situation sees Sigep postponed until March

By Jim Cornall

Due to increased numbers of omicron Covid-19 infections, and the subsequent reduction in travel, organizers of Sigep - The Dolce World Expo, scheduled for January, have postponed the event to March 12 to 16.

More than 300bn lids are produced globally each year. Pic: UniCup Scandinavia

Swedish company develops bio-based beverage cup lid

By Jim Cornall

In response to potential EU legislation, Swedish company UniCup Scandinavia AB has created a new bio-based lid made of spruce and pine. The Liplid is placed inside, rather than on, the cup, and the company said this improves the stability and drinking...

Starting in January, Chobani will offer consumers four new Chobani Coffee flavors. Pic: Chobani

Chobani launches RTD cold brew coffees

By Jim Cornall

Chobani, maker of Greek yogurts, oat milks, probiotic drinks, as well as dairy and plant-based creamers, is launching Chobani Coffee, ready-to-drink coffees made with single origin cold brew and feature Chobani’s oat milks and dairy creamers.

The new ingredients are suitable for a instant beverages such as 3-in-1 coffee, ready-to-drink canned coffee, canned milk, flavored milk drinks, soups and sauces. Pic: Ingredion

New Ingredion starches support simpler labels

By Jim Cornall

Ingredion has launched new Novation Indulge 3620 and 3820 starches to meet consumers’ demand for clean and healthy eating while providing sensory attributes like smoothness, creaminess and a rich mouthfeel.

The US coffee creamer category is expected to grow to $7.5bn by 2024.

Fairlife debuts dairy creamers line

By Beth Newhart

On the heels of a disastrous 2019 for the ultra-filtered milk brand, fairlife is kicking off 2020 with a new category launch. Four coffee creamers will add to its beverage portfolio.

Rise struggled with sourcing oat ‘milk’ that was up to their standards because they place a strong emphasis on organic ingredients.

Organic nitro cold brew oat beverage lattes launching

By Beth Newhart

Coffee brand Rise Brewing Co. has introduced a line of ready-to-drink nitro cold brew lattes, including two flavors made with oat beverages. Consumer demand and ‘flavor profile’ drove the decision to use dairy alternatives, the company said.

Morinaga's Mt. Rainier logo has faced opposition from multiple brands claiming the trademark is too similar to their own.  ©GettyImages/TimArbaev

Starbucks challenge to Morinaga’s Mt. Rainier logo shot down

By Mary Ellen Shoup

The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) has rejected Starbucks’ opposition to a trademark application filed by Japanese dairy manufacturer Morinaga Nyugo Kabushiki Kaisha (trading as Morinaga Milk Industry Co., Ltd.) for its RTD espresso...

The US has seen an explosion of breweries across the country. Picture: PMMI.

Changes to the beverage status quo

By Jorge Izquierdo

‘As a whole, the beverage portion of the US Food and Beverage Manufacturing sector continues to maintain a steady 2.3% growth to $145bn, according to data from the 2016 Global Packaging Trends and the 2017 Trends in Food Processing Operations.

Canny milkshakes are now on sale throughout the UK

Canny launches all-natural milkshakes

By Jim Cornall

A new range of 100% naturally-flavored milkshake drinks from Newcastle in the UK has been launched, with potential sales in India on the horizon.  

Photo: Reynermedia/Flickr

REGISTER NOW FOR TODAY'S FREE ONLINE EVENT!

Turbo Charge Your Liquid Technology: Beverage & Dairy Treatment 2015

By Ben BOUCKLEY

Today's the big day! It's our free-to-access online event on Beverage & Dairy Treatment technology, which will include speakers from big names Zenith, Meiji, LiDestri Food and Beverage and Refresco-Gerber.

A growing Indian middle class is turning away from local soft drinks and spending more on well-known brands to ensure product quality, according to Mangal Dev Bariwal

INDUSTRY VOICES: INDIAN BEVERAGE FILLING INSIGHTS

‘Technology transfer cost’ hinders aseptic filling uptake in India

By Ben BOUCKLEY

An experienced engineering project manager who has completed projects for the likes of PepsiCo and Coca-Cola tells us that technology transfer costs are to blame for slow Indian uptake of aseptic filling.

Squash to smoothie enhancers: DreamPak scans horizon in $400m market

INNOBEV GLOBAL SOFT DRINKS CONGRESS: THE FUTURE FOR WATER ENHANCERS

Squash to smoothie enhancers: DreamPak scans horizon in $400m market

By Ben BOUCKLEY

DreamPak’s international sales director tells Ben Bouckley that brands must differentiate to grow in a crowded US beverage enhancers fixture and tips tea, coffee and smoothies to lead the charge.

GEA Procomac Aseptic System Doser: The supplier will deliver a webinar at this Thursday's live event

GEA PROCOMAC, AVURE, COCA-COLA HELLENIC, REFRESCO-GERBER

Beverage & Dairy Treatment 2014: Free Online Event!

By Ben BOUCKLEY

Join us on March 20 for a free online event devoted to filling technologies including aseptic, ESL and high pressure processing (HPP) that also teases out their packaging and branding implications

Beverage Treatment Technologies 2014: Call for Speakers!

ONLINE EVENT: MARCH 20 2014

Beverage Treatment Technologies 2014: Call for Speakers!

By Ben BOUCKLEY

Following our successful online event devoted to Aseptic Technology in the beverage sphere last year, we're turning our attention to Beverage Treatment Technologies in 2014 and are keen to recruit speakers.

Chr Hansen expands colouring food offering

Chr Hansen expands colouring food offering

By Nathan Gray

Ingredient supplier Chr. Hansen says it has stepped up efforts to support food and drink manufacturers in making the switch to the 'next generation' of natural colours by expanding its range of colouring foodstuffs.

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