Beverage Industry Insights

Top 2023 Beverage Flavor Trends Focus on Innovative Indulgence

There are more ways than ever to build value with beverage innovation. Customers want products that taste good, quench their thirst, support their health goals, fit their lifestyles, provide meaningful experiences, and align with their values.

The beverage landscape rapidly evolves to deliver specialized... Read more »

CBD Equity Crowdfunding Cannabinoid Beverage

Several sources are predicting explosive growth in the market for cannabinoid beverages. The Global CBD-Infused Beverages Market size is estimated to grow from USD 3,400 million in 2020 to USD 14,600 million by 2026, at a CAGR of approximately 27.5% between 2021 and 2026, according to Facts and Factors.... Read more »

Beverage Supplement vs. Nutrition Facts Panels
Does Your Beverage Need a Supplement Facts Panel or Nutrition Facts Panel?

The short answer is, it’s complicated. As beverages venture further into the functional realm, the line between beverage and supplement can become more challenging to navigate. Although no pre-approval is required to market your product as... Read more »

Shaping Beverages with All Five Senses How Multisensory Innovation can Propel Beverage Growth in a Chaotic Market
How Multisensory Innovation can Propel Beverage Growth in a Chaotic Market

Even amidst rapidly changing consumer behavior, political unrest, unstable supply chains, labor shortages, rising costs, increasingly segmented markets, and unending technological advancement, beverage brands must continue to find... Read more »

20 Years as An Entrepreneur in the Beverage Industry

By Janet Johanson, CEO & Founder, BevSource

The 20 years I've spent building BevSource have been both enriching and, at times, extremely challenging. My journey and the people I've met have transformed me. Looking back, I wouldn't change a thing because every experience has taught me something... Read more »

Beverage Stock Outages Supply Chain Crisis

By Ben Sathre, Sales Administrator - Packaging & Ingredients, BevSource

Supply chain disruptions continue to challenge beverage companies with stock outages, leading to lower sales and lost shelf space. However, if handled well, stock outages can be an opportunity. By focusing on branding,... Read more »

arbor day Reduce Your Beverages Environmental Impact

By Taylor Austin, Senior Sales Support Specialist - Packaging & Ingredients, BevSource

Beverage companies continue to look for ways to reduce their environmental impact. Any shift towards sustainability can significantly lower a company’s carbon footprint. We continue to see new and... Read more »

spirit RTDs hard seltzer trend

Ready-to-drink (RTD) beverages continue to make headlines as the fastest-growing alcohol beverage category. While malt-based RTDs still retain 91% share by volume in the U.S. RTD market, spirit-based RTDs grew by 53% in 2021, approximately double the growth of the wine-and malt-based categories, according to ... Read more »

sustainability eco-friendly packaging earth day

By David Hayslette, Sr. Director, Craft Beverages, WestRock

Maybe it was because we all spent more time at home during the pandemic, consumed more packaged goods, and had time to contemplate how they were packaged. Or maybe we watched more television documentaries about ocean pollution from... Read more »

Kombucha Innovation Probiotic Beverages Fermented Tea

Back in 1995, when the first kombuchas arrived on the market in the U.S., not many would have predicted that the fermented drink marketed initially as "mushroom tea" would generate $2.3 billion in global sales in 20211.1

The rise of kombucha aligns with the growing demand for healthy hydration and consumers... Read more »