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Asia Pacific: NZ’s UHT milk reaches China in 34 days

Consumers across China are getting a taste of the freshest imported ultra heat temperature (UHT) milk due to a Fonterra program aimed at delivering...

Europe: Apple varieties for juice processing

People who like wine usually develop a preference for a particular grape variety. A similar thing could soon happen with juice drinkers. ‘Variety’ is the...

Asia Pacific: Demand for alcohol increases in region, says report

The global alcohol ingredients market, which covers flavors, colors and other ingredients for beers, spirits and wines, is expected to see steady growth despite...

Europe: Heineken to buy stake in Slovenia-based brewery

Heineken N.V. has signed a binding agreement with a consortium of shareholders to acquire 4,471,054 shares in Pivovarna Laško d.d. (Pivovarna Laško), representing 51.11%...

Americas: Gender drinking patterns becoming more alike in the US

The longstanding differences between men and women in alcohol consumption and alcohol-related harms might be narrowing in the US, find scientists at the National...

World: Nondairy milks gain consumer market share, finds report

While dairy alternative drinks account for a relatively limited 6% share of total global dairy launches recorded by Innova Market Insights in 2015, the...

Americas: Report finds consumers brew more than buy

US consumers have been drinking fewer purchased beverages for the last decade, but they turn to the beverage standards of coffee, soft drinks, milk,...

Asia Pacific: FrieslandCampina sells stake in dairy firm

FrieslandCampina Investments Holding has sold its 8.2% shares in Synlait Milk Ltd. for €32 million (US$34.52 million). The shares were acquired for €23 million in...

Europe: Drinking a Montmorency cherry concentrate found to lower uric acid levels in the...

Drinking Montmorency cherry concentrate significantly helps to reduce the effects of gout, according to new research. Northumbria University researchers, publishing their findings in The Journal...

Americas: More consumers are shunning soda in diet, finds report

Consumers in the US are more likely to say they actively try to avoid including soda or pop in their diet than 14 other...

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