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Beverage Industry Insights

Beverage Regulations FDA Fact Panels

One thing often overlooked when developing a new beverage is the difference between having a Supplement or Nutrition Facts Panels. Both have their own set of benefits, drawbacks, and requirements.

Being aware of which one your beverage will require can help you better prepare your sales and marketing... Read more »

Aluminum Can Corrosion Testing

An estimated 1 in 7 energy drinks are too corrosive to put in cans.  If you are producing in aluminum cans, your beverage must be corrosion tested.  Every can is lined with protective coating that prevents corrosion. In order to properly line the cans, can manufactures need to determine how corrosive your... Read more »

Gut Healthy Beverage Categories

August 17, 2017

Many are calling Gut Health the next “mega trend” in the world of health and wellness. With consumers more aware of the role food and beverage play in their microbiome, these three beverage categories are some of the fastest growing trends in the market.

Bone Broth... Read more »

Chemical Preservation Methods

By Chad Vilinskis, VP of Operations, BevSource

In Part III of our Beverage Preservation 101 series, we will be exploring chemical methods. With consumers’ growing interest in natural food and drink, chemical methods have decreased in usage, but these methods do have unique advantages.

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Juice Flash Pasteurization Aseptic  Filling HPP

By Chad Vilinskis, VP of Operations, BevSource

With growing demand for natural, fresher tasting products, beverage brand owners have turned to Flash Pasteurization, Aseptic/Extended Shelf Life (ESL) Filling, and High Pressure Processing (HPP) to extend the shelf life of their products.

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Oregon returnable deposit cans

The state of Oregon has increased the returnable deposit on cans from 5¢ to 10¢, effective April 1, 2017.

The Oregon Liquor Control Commission was required by state law to increase the refund value due to 2014-2015 data showing that the total number of beverage containers returned for refund was less than 80... Read more »
Beverage Sweetener Stevia Ingredient

Because we source 1,000+ ingredients for our customers and partners, we keep a close watch on market fluctuations. These are several markets that have been experiencing volatility and could impact your bottom line:

Vanilla Pricing Skyrocketing

Natural Vanilla cost has increased 7-10x and is expected... Read more »
Beverage Preservation Methods

By Chad Vilinskis, VP of Operations, BevSource

Preservation methods have improved as beverage brands have pushed for new, innovative approaches to insure shelf stability of their product, and increase their competitive edge.

Common methods include:

Tunnel Pasteurization Hot Filling... Read more »
Hard Apple Cider, TTB

By Alex Cunningham, Director of Compliance, BevSource 

Cider compliance can get a bit complicated. Here are the top 3 things you need to know when starting out.

1. TTB & Cider

Cider products containing at least 0.5% alcohol by volume (ABV) are regulated by the Alcohol and... Read more »

Premix Benefits

By Dan Macri, Exectutive Vice President of Business Development & Strategy, BevSource

Premix – a customized blended of two or more ingredients such as vitamins, minerals, amino acids, botanicals, and sweeteners.

One of the top pitfalls when starting a beverage lies within the... Read more »

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