Beverages

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Non-Alcoholic Drinking on the Rise
8/7/2020 By Jenifer Smith
The beverage industry has seen the steady rise in non-alcoholic options as some consumers look to cut back on their overall intake of alcoholic beverages. More than 50% of consumers surveyed from International Wine and Spirit’s Record stated that they wanted to cut back on alcoholic beverages. Consumers are looking for non-alcoholic beverages that continue to provide a sense of theater without the hangover.
Cucumber; Refreshing Drink
7/10/2020 By Jenifer Smith
A while back, our sales and customer service manager Chad Johnson came to R and D with a request. His request was for us to recreate his favorite drink in concentrate form. This included cranberry juice and cucumber sparkling water.
Summer Cocktail
6/25/2020 By Jenifer Smith
It’s summer, and here at the Innovation Center that means summer cocktails. Last week the team and I worked on some videos for summer cocktails to showcase on July 14-17th at the virtual conference for the American Distilling Institute. Due to the pandemic we decided to participate in their virtual platform this year.
Holiday Sake
12/23/2019 By Jenifer Smith
This month the R and D team focused on creating new blends based the trend of Botanical and Herbs. The category is seeing increased interest from consumers looking for unique flavors based from plants. I decided this time to try my hand at making Sake flavored with our juice blends. READ MORE...
Pumpkin Trending
11/21/2019 By Jenifer Smith
Pumpkin continues to be a “hot” flavor according to (Gelski, Jeff (2019, October 19) Could any fall flavors become the next pumpkin spice? www.foodbusinessnews.net). Growth continues to go up and from 2016 to 2018 the flavor saw a 16% increase. The cooler weather in the fall continues to encourage consumers to warm spice flavors like Turmeric, Cinnamon, Nutmeg, Black Pepper and incorporated into “comfort foods”.
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