Ingredients take RTD protein beverages beyond sports

Functional ingredients supporting areas like immune health and healthy aging are broadening the appeal of traditional sports nutrition beverages.   With 15 g of plant-based protein plus [...]

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 [...]

Innovating with CBD

Cannabidiol (CBD) has been a buzzword the last few years because it has a laundry list of suggested health benefits, including relief from pain, anxiety, depression, sleeplessness and more. [...]

Botanicals and functional beverages

The emergence of fitness technologies, such as tracking devices and at-home workout programs, has given individuals the ability to take a more proactive role in their own health and wellness. [...]

Boosting energy, limiting fatigue

Delivering On Promise Energy drinks are a popular delivery format in in the sports nutrition market. Nutrition Business Journal (NBJ) reported sports energy and hydration drinks accounted for 66% [...]

How to Win in the Better-for-You Beverage Market

They say you are what you eat, but recent trends indicate it may be time to amend that to include, “…and drink.” Today’s health-conscious consumers not only are looking [...]