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 Industry Insights
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 »
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 »
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 »
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.Chemical Compounds
Beverages can be preserved with chemical... Read more »
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.Flash Pasteurization
Flash Pasteurization is a form of High... Read more »
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 Chemical Compounds
Newer and increasingly popular methods... Read more »
By Alex Cunningham, Compliance Lead Specialist, 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... Read more »
Are you thinking of starting your own beverage? Do you have a great beverage idea that you are passionate about? Do you currently own a beverage brand? Are you spending too much money on your operations staff? Would you rather spend your time building your brand instead of dealing with co-packers,... Read more »
By Steve McCullough, Vice President of Business Development, BevSource
Many beverage companies face the challenge of how to differentiate and find their niche. Packaging differentiation is often a key success factor. Creating a custom package is a branding opportunity and makes... Read more »