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Bottled water under the microscope

A new infographic on US bottled water argues that it involves “very small water use with very big health benefits.” It uses less than 0.004% of water in …

America’s favourite Beverage

Is not what you think. Figures were published recently as part of a National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, with 5,627 respondents reporting on all …

Snacks and Health – Really?

We’re definitely snacking more. We’re scaling down our weekly shop and topping up at discounters or local convenience stores. We’re also eating more …

38 acquisitions in October

October was a less frenetic month for food and drink industry transactions, with 38 recorded on the bevblog.net database.  3 reached the $500 million mark, …

Cutting Sugar in Soft Drinks

There is a trend here.  An important one.  Soft drinks companies are pledging to cut the calories in our diets. Two national industry coalitions have made …

Healthy vs Unhealthy Food Price Gap

I just don’t agree. It’s been reported that healthy foods are three times more expensive than unhealthy foods in Britain and the price gap is widening. I …

Packaging Innovation by Niagara

Another highlight of Zenith’s Global Bottled Water Congress in Budapest earlier in October was a presentation by Andy Peykoff Sr, Founder and Chairman of …

Calories and Beverage choices

At Zenith’s Global Bottled Water Congress in Budapest earlier in October, the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of global market leader Nestlé Waters, …

Monster vs RedBull in Spain

I’ve written several blogs about Monster energy drink catching up with and overtaking Red Bull in the United States. Now it’s happening in Spain as well.  …

Emerging Markets Ali Khan-Bajauri: Is there a short-cut to Brand Building?

In a mature-developed regulated economy, the MOST critical aspect of brand building will always be marked by Consumer TRUST and credibility of Brand …