The recent unparalleled consumer trend for dairy-based beverages
and probiotic drinks, together with the emergence of a so-called
single-serve society, are two factors that are continuing to buoy
polyethylene terephthalate (PET) packaging...
Delayed product launches will see losses at Swedish probiotics
company BioGaia continue into next year, warned the firm yesterday.
It had been counting on two major contracts to help it back into
the black by the end of the year.
Cheaper processing methods could be on the way for makers of
decaffeinated coffee as scientists in Brazil identify naturally
growing caffeine-free coffee plants. As the global coffee market
remains dogged by rock bottom prices through...
Roasted ground coffee is still by far the biggest category in the
German coffee market, but sales dropped by 2 per cent last year as
consumers switched to more exciting variants such as Cappuccino and
Espresso, writes Chris Jones.
Although nearly two thirds of the world's beer continues to be
distributed in refillable glass bottles, the real dynamism in the
drinks packaging market as a whole is coming from PET, claims a new
report from beverage analysts...
The latest visit to Mintel's Global New Products Database shows no
slowdown in the number of innovative dairy-based food products
being launched across the world - cheesy ice cream being just one