Danone Waters Brazil has launched 4U, a range of premium carbonated juices and flavored teas to meet demand for healthy, natural beverages in the country. Free from preservatives or artificial colors, the company said the drinks are made with “100% natural” ingredients.
Nestlé has inaugurated a new EGP 250m ($14m USD) coffee factory for its Bonjorno brand in Egypt: envisioning the facility as an export hub for coffee in the region. Nestlé acquired Caravan Marketing Company SAE (‘CMC’), the Egyptian instant coffee company which
The Coca-Cola Company has completed its acquisition of Costa Limited from Whitbread PLC: putting Coca-Cola in charge of the world’s second largest coffee chain. The $4.9bn (£3.9bn) transaction has been completed following the necessary approvals from regulatory authorities in the EU and
Successful coffee players will combine discovery, experience, long-term purchasing and rapid product innovation, all across a wide range of distribution points.
Nestlé is investing $154 million USD in a new coffee factory in Veracruz, Mexico: which will process 20,000 tons of locally sourced green coffee a year. With the potential to process some 20,000 tons of green coffee per year while directly employing
In his 19th century play “Sweet Lavender,” Sir Arthur Wing Pinero made famous the line, “While there is tea, there is hope.” In today’s beverage market, that same sentiment is resonating as beverage-makers develop products that fulfill consumers’ need states for convenience,
Coffee giant Nescafé will launch two new RTD coffee drinks next year: eyeing up a new world of texture and functionality for coffee lovers with its Cold Whipped Lattes and Coffee Protein Smoothies. The new offerings – announced at NACS show this
Total Corbion (a joint venture between Total and Corbion) has announced the start-up of its 75,000 tons per year PLA (Poly Lactic Acid) bioplastics plant in Rayong, Thailand. The facility will produce Luminy PLA resins from renewable, non-GMO sugarcane sourced locally in
With more consumer trends leaning toward health and wellness, convenience channels have had to evolve beyond unhealthy, processed CPGs. Packaging innovations are allowing for a longer shelf life, making it possible to sell better-for-you foods out of small shops and vending machines.