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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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Most Popular Natural Sweeteners For Healthy Beverages

Most Popular Natural Sweeteners For Healthy Beverages

Nowadays sugar is considered as a white death or poison. However it is a good way to improve beverage taste, mouth feel and to get some energy. There are ways to overcome these issues. Below you will find a number of natural sweeteners which might become a good alternative for your sugar in your drink. […]

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6 Functional Benefits Of Chia Seeds

6 Functional Properties Of Chia Seeds

Recently, there seems to be more and more beverages containing Chia seeds (Salvia Hispanica). One reason for the popularity of  this unique-looking product is that these seeds are loaded with various functional properties. 1. Non-caloric and loaded with nutrients Chia seeds are an ancient super food that has been used b…

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Top 10 Most Valuable Beverage Brands

Top 10 Most Valuable Beverage Brands

Every year, Brand Finance, a consulting company, creates a „Global 500“ list, its estimation of the world‘s 500 most valuable brands. A brand’s value is calculated by multiplying a brand’s strength index (BSI composites from investment, equity and performance of the brand), by an individual brand’s strength and a …

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Top Venture Capital Funds for Food and Beverage Industry

Top Venture Capital Funds for Food and Beverage Industry

For those who are struggling to find venture capital funds who are investing in Food and Beverage industry we prepared a small list. Yes, it’s not a full global list of Food and Beverage VCs. Please drop us a comment if you think we should add something in to this list. I hope it will […]

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Report: The New Era of Sports Drinks

Report: The New Era of Sports Drinks

For the last 4 months our market research team was working to prepare our first market report about sports drinks. Today I’m very happy to introduce this to our blog readers. Before introducing this report we think it’s very important to explain why we are doing this. There are two main reasons: We believe t…

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