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Key Trends Shaping Alcohol Industry in 2017

Key Trends Shaping Alcohol Industry in 2017

2016 is over and everybody is wondering what’s next. 2017, more or less, will be a continuation of previous year – same things that drove spirits industry last year will be main drivers this year as well. Traditionalism/Authenticity With recent political and geopolitical events, such as Brexit, ongoing unrest in Middle-…

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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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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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The Top 6 Alcoholic Cocktail Trends You will see in 2016

Alcohol consumption has shown an annual increase in growth. This has led beverage developers to examine the market, conduct investigations, and adapt existing practices to new tastes and drinking methods. With the New Year comes fresh trends, so have a look at what’s on tap for 2016: Carbonating and bottling cocktails –…

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The TOP 6 functional ingredients for sports drinks in 2016

TOP 6 functional ingredients for sport drinks in 2016

January may seem like the quietest month of the year. The holidays are over, and we’re all getting back to our daily routines. But the opposite is true for beverage developers. For them, now is the best time to start working on new product development for the upcoming summer season. Many people include regular visits [&…

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Understanding The Indian Palate

Understanding The Indian Palate

Most of us are introduced to a variety of beverages at an early age. At this stage, the consumption of most fruit-flavoured / fruit-based beverages (or indeed any beverage) is either as a complementary drink or as “filler” between meals. Beverage consumption in India is quite different from the rest of the world. There …

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