Sexier citrus and true-to-fruit beverage flavor trends

Flavors such as yuzu, key lime, calamansi, kumquat, hibiscus, ginger and turmeric are among the leading citrus and botanical options in beverage innovation. The variety of flavors emerging in the [...]

The future of functional beverages: Botanics, -bionics, barely-there sweeteners

Consumer interest in beverages that deliver health benefits is growing steadily, with some estimates reporting growth at a CAGR of more than 8% through 2023. A large driver of increased demand of [...]

Consumers embrace coffee drinks as platforms for functional nutrition

Like a piping-hot press-pot full of freshly brewed French roast, activity in the RTD coffee space is, in a word, robust. Refrigerated options alone posted growth of nearly 20% for the 52 weeks [...]

Food and drink: What’s on the menu for immune support?

Immune support has been on the public radar a lot lately—for reasons that, at this point, are so obvious as not to need restating. But what’s impossible to understate is the extent to which [...]