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News from the Craft Brewers Conference 2021

September 9th marked the start of the 38th annual Craft Brewers Conference. More than 7,000 brewers, suppliers,...

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Functional Food & Beverages: Categories Consumers Turn to for Benefits

Consumers are actively looking for more than nutrition from foods and beverages. Several weeks ago, we published an...

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How Beverage Innovation is Responding to Evolving Consumer Needs

Thirst-quenching fun and convenience continue to drive beverage purchase decisions. But consumer interest in health &...

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FlavorSum Beverage Solutions Grow with the Addition of Whittle & Mutch

FlavorSum, a North American flavor producer, has acquired Whittle & Mutch, a U.S.-based formulator of flavors primarily...

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How to Wrangle Formulation Challenges in the Wild West of RTD Cocktails

What does the “wild west” have in common with RTD cocktails? Much like the vast frontier drew adventurers who wanted to...

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TTB Approved Ingredients (Video)

What does every brewer or distiller interested in bottling flavored alcoholic beverages for the U.S. market have in...

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Vanilla Extracts vs. Flavors (Video)

The love for vanilla makes it a popular flavor and critical ingredient in many applications, from decadent desserts to...

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Shaken & Stirred: The Latest News about FMBs and RTD Cocktails

Rapid evolution blurs the lines between established Flavored Malt Beverages (FMBs) and the expanding flavored...

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The Search for Functional Foods & Beverages: Boosts Consumers Want

The idea of purposeful eating emerged more than 2500 years ago. Yep, that’s right – in the 5th century BC, the father...