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New GST Taxes for Carbonates Open Huge Opportunity For Beverage Innovations

Recently, the Indian government introduced a revised GST for soda (carbonated) drinks. The new rules state that aerated/carbonated drinks and possibly any drink with added sugar will attract a total duty of 28%–40% tax and a 12% additional levy. The taxes are categorized as 12%, 18%, and 28%. Multinationals are certainl…

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Beverage Industry Trends after PLMAs World of Private Label 2017

beverage industry trends 2017

Beverage industry cannot sleep. Due to the high consumer demand for healthy and natural beverage solutions, we see that the co-packers are working on the filling lines to produce beverages without any preservatives and high juice contents or to offer non-dairy packaging solutions. Some are even working on natural herbal…

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MyDrink is expanding their global team of Beverage Consultants

Beverage industry professionals Heather Morris and Simon Bishop has joined MyDrink Beverages team of beverage consultants to further develop our existing services and add their expertise and knowledge of beverage industry.   Heather and Simon comes with the wealth of experience within the industry, developing a vas…

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The Flavorful World of Liqueurs

The Flavorful World of Liqueurs

A liqueur is an alcoholic drink made by flavoring a distilled spirit with herbs, spices, fruits, berries, nuts and other ingredients and sweetened with sugar and/or other sweetener such as honey, maple syrup, corn syrup. There is no clear and consistent definition of liqueurs (produced all over the world and are regulat…

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Latest Trends For Coffee Beverages

Latest Trends For Coffee Beverages

One of the most popular beverages in the world is coffee. Many people all over the globe wouldn’t think of starting the day without a cup. Whether it’s a mug of strong black coffee, a cup of espresso, a latte or a macchiatto, the most important ingredient is the same—coffee beans. Coffee’s taste depends on […]Read more

Top Insights From the Lunch Exhibition in London: From Coconut to Natural Live Cultures

Top Insights From the Lunch Exhibition in London: From Coconut to Natural Live Cultures

On September 21 and 22, 2016, a Lunch Exhibition was held in London at the Business Design Centre. This was a very interesting and dynamic show for everyone in the FMCG sector. The head of the NPD Department at MyDrink Beverages, Ieva Jureviciene, shared her insights as she visited the exhibition. One of the biggest [&h…

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How to Adjust to Alcohol Beverage Industry Trends?

In 2016 alcoholic beverage worldwide consumption dropped first time in 15 years (US market was one of exception) due higher taxation, aging population, high youth unemployment in some key markets and some other local issues. In order to succeed in overcrowded market, now more than ever, it’s very important for the produ…

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Thoughts after the eBev Europe conference

Last week I had the pleasure of participating in the eBev Europe conference. It was the first event organized in Europe as these events have mainly taken place in the USA. The main topic of the conference was digital disruption in the beverage industry. And it was great! The key speakers were industry professionals who …

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Global New Beverage Products Marketplace

New Product Launch Platform Dedicated To Beverage Industry

For the last two years we were developing drinkpreneur.com platform from the scratch. We interviewed many startups, shared articles that our contributors wrote and organized DrinkPreneur events. The idea of drinkpreneur platform was to create a community of beverage entrepreneurs who share their insights and inspire eac…

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Bitter Flavors In Alcoholic And Soft Drinks

Bitter Flavors In Alcoholic And Soft Drinks

Bitters have been well known for centuries, not only as a special type of alcohol, but also as a medicine that improves digestive activity. What makes bitters so special? A specific taste is formed with the help of special botanical extracts. These extracts might differ due to the origin of bitters and alcohol content. …

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