Beverage Industry Insights

Powdered Drink Mix Premix Beverage

By Vikrant Lal, Senior Manager of Formulations Services, BevSource 

We've come to think about beverages primarily in liquid form, but creating a ready-to-drink beverage is not the only way to get your product into the hands of consumers. While powdered drinks are not novel... Read more »

Quality Testing Lab

Quality is the cornerstone of every successful brand. Consumers are more educated and discerning than ever before about the products they choose, what is in them, and how they are made. Keeping control of your product’s quality from start to finish means having a well-designed program backed with impeccable data.... Read more »

 Ingredient & Packaging Broker Beverage Business

By Tim Matheson, Director of Purchasing, BevSource

How you find, vet, and negotiate with raw material manufacturers can become a strong competitive advantage for your beverage. There are hundreds of ways to approach this opportunity, and there’s a strong case to be made for... Read more »

Beverage Sensory Testing Beer

By Hannah Krieg, Lab Manager at The Lab--Powered by BevSource

When you create a beverage, you are crafting a sensory experience for your customers. While our senses of sight, sound, taste, hearing, and touch seem subjective, they can be measured by applying specific methods, techniques, and... Read more »

Hard Seltzer Alcohol Base

Although it is often categorized as a flavored malt beverage (FMB) or a beer, Nielsen uncovered that 60% of U.S. hard seltzer buyers consider hard seltzer as its own category and fewer than 10% think of it as a ‘type’ of beer. The truth is, there are different methods for making a hard seltzer, and the... Read more »

craft beer beverage trends 2021

By Matt Hall, Director of Innovation and Pilot Services, The Lab--Powered by BevSource

It’s been a year of challenges and change for craft breweries. Despite the difficulties, brewers are doing what they do best—creating and releasing innovative beverages that keep... Read more »

Staying on Top Alcoholic Beverage Regulatory Compliance

By Alex Cunningham, Compliance Lead Specialist, BevSource

On top of managing the marketing, sales, production, and delivery of products, companies manufacturing alcoholic beverages in the U.S. also need to ensure they are following all of the guidelines outlined by the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and... Read more »

Innovation in Energy Drinks and Esports

The energy drink category is evolving, maturing, and still growing. According to Mordor Intelligence, the global energy drinks market is forecasted to grow with a CAGR of 7.1% during the forecast period (2020 - 2025). Where is the growth coming from, and what’s on the horizon for the next generation of energy... Read more »

Confused Terms Beverage Industry

The beverage industry has become more advanced and sophisticated with each new development. From sourcing to production, compliance and logistics, there is a lot to learn as you plan and manage each area of your beverage business. 

Over our more than 16 years of helping beverage... Read more »

By Dani Stanley, Former Application Scientist, BevSource 

The popularity of hard seltzer doesn’t appear to be fizzling out anytime soon. According to Nielson, since the week ending March 21, 2020, each week’s dollar sales of hard seltzer within the U.S. off-premise market... Read more »

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