Beverage Development

11 Natural Energy Drink Ingredients To Watch In 2022 and Beyond

The global energy drinks market reached $57 billion in 2020 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7% between 2022 and 2027. Energy drinks have become a beverage of choice for many people looking for an alternative to coffee. As opportunities within the category grow, beverage companies are looking for more ingredient opt…

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How Beverage Formulators Are Keeping Things Sweet Without Sugar

Beverage brands, especially those considered functional beverages, are constantly searching for the latest and greatest sweetener – and consumers are drinking it up.   According to SPINS data, within the beverage industry, sales of coconut sugar are up +21.1% from last year, sugar alcohols are up +20.6%, stevia is…

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Why You Need To Invest In A Pilot Run For Your Beverage

You’ve made it from beverage idea to approved commercial formula, and you’re ready to get out there and start selling. But what’s the best way to move forward as you prepare for a full-scale launch and brand growth? There are a lot of factors to consider including your go-to-market strategy, timeline, budget, investors,…

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2022 Trends That Will Make Waves In Functional Beverages

“If you aren’t making waves, you aren’t kicking hard enough.” – Unknown There’s no doubt functional beverages are the hottest category in the beverage industry today. This increasingly competitive, complex, and highly technical category requires proactive collaboration across various discip…

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