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Beverage Industry Insights

Freeze Protection Winter Beverage Logistics

By Chamie Olson, Director of Logistic Services, BevSource

With colder temperatures rolling across North America, it’s time to start thinking about shipping with freeze protection.  If your beverage ships, delivers, or travels through areas with temperatures below 32⁰F (0⁰C), freeze... Read more »

Beverage Innovators Beverage Development Beverage Operations

Join the conversation happening in our new LinkedIn Group: Beverage Innovators - Development, Operations, & Growth. This group is designed to provide new & experienced beverage visionaries with a platform to share beverage industry knowledge, experiences, news, and trends to help everyone better... Read more »

Natural Caffeine Structure

In 2010, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) deemed synthetic caffeine as an “unsafe food additive” when added to alcohol beverages. This guideline came after a year-long review of alcohol beverage products containing added caffeine. Several companies were forced to dispose of their products (without... Read more »

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, Former 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.... Read more »

Juice Flash Pasteurization Aseptic  Filling HPP

By Chad Vilinskis, Former 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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Beverage Preservation Methods

By Chad Vilinskis, Former 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... 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 »

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