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Serving up a hefty dose of flavor to help the health go down, exhibitors at this week’s Foodsmarts IFT 2007 – the annual meeting of the Institute of Food Technologists – clearly demonstrated a growing movement toward increasing the health benefits consumers derive from their food and drink.
Nowhere was that clearer at the Chicago event than at the tables of flavor and ingredient suppliers who serve the beverage community. At Foodsmarts, there aren’t many labels or brand names in evidence, but the functional selling points touted by so many beverage marketers,
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@@img1The 2007 FMI Show, held May 6-8 in Chicago, showcased over 70 beverage companies and their brands. Beverage exhibits could be found on the FMI show floor, as well as at the adjoining Fancy Food and All Things Organic shows which were co-located with FMI at McCormick Place.
Water brands and children’s beverages were among the best represented categories at the show, while energy drinks were few and far between. Pepsi was notably absent, however, Coke was there en force introducing its new line-up of Plus brands.
Hint was busy showing off its newly repackaged line-up
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Bigger and better than ever, Natural Products Expo West and SupplyExpo took place March 8-11 at the Anaheim Convention Center. More than 47,000 attendees buzzed about 3,162 exhibits on two floors.
With more than 100 different beverage companies present at the show, this was the largest beverage contingent of any show BevNET has covered this year. We spotted over 20 new or re-launched brands at the show, including Adina’s new lineup of RTD coffees. The Adina line-up includes Ethiopian Iced Espresso, Sumatran Iced Vanilla Latte, Mayan Iced Mocha, Indian
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The annual Nightclub & Bar show was held on March 6 and 7 in Las Vegas, Nevada at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The show permits companies whose products are sold in bars a chance to exhibit their products to bar owners and management. Exhibits at the show included products such as tasers (tested on over 100 voluntary, if not fully sober, brave souls on Tuesday alone), pool tables, video games and, of course, beverages. @@img1
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Natural Products Expo West Breaks Attendance and Exhibit Records
Healthy Products Industry Trade Show Celebrates its 25th Anniversary With Largest Attendance in History
ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 27, 2006)-Record-setting crowds visited more than 3,000 exhibits at this year’s wall-to-wall industry event. Natural Products Expo West/SupplyExpo is produced by New Hope Natural Media, a division of Penton Media, Inc. (OTCCB: PTON). The nation’s largest natural, organic and healthy products trade show, held March 23-26, exceeded past attendance records and provided a forecast of the top healthy food and lifestyle products for an audience of retailer buyers, media and
NEW YORK, NY — The NASFT’s annual Summer Fancy Food show took place this week (July 10 – 12) at the Javits Center in NYC. The show featured a number of new brands as well as existing brand with line-extensions. The new brands included: Hint, a new flavored water, Luvli Juices from Boston, Via Water from Brazil and Snow (mint soda) from New York.
Recently introduced brands included Delta Blues Iced Tea Punch, Samabazon and its line-up of acai-powered smoothies, Ginger People’s Ginger Soother beverage, and Jones Soda… line-up of Organic Teas.
Republic of Tea was on-board introducing its
PET bottled water accounts for nearly 45% of the volume in the $8 billion US bottled water market. The PET segment owes its roots to premium spring waters such as Evian, Volvic and Fiji which pioneered the territory during the 1990′s. Premium PET water has since become an increasingly competitive and diverse segment. Packaging, purity, and source all contribute to a given brand’s ability to sell at a premium price. In this article, we examine three premium PET bottled water brands, each of which draws on a different source.
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The NACS Show 2003 offers you the right recipe for doing business in the convenience channel and is THE place to find more new products and more new solutions to help you increase value, profits, convenience and connections. Held in Chicago, IL at McCormick Place, October 11-14, the NACS Show is the largest gathering of convenience
@@img1 NEW YORK, NY – JULY 21 — “Forget about number two, we want to be number one,” Russell Simmons exclaimed with a confident smile. Fielding BevNET’s questions in his penthouse office in the heart of Manhattan’s garment district, Russell laid out his vision for the newly launched DEFCON 3. “We’re the smart energy soda for Generation E.”
When it comes to vision, Russell Simmons has never been shortsighted. Known as the “Godfather of Hip Hop”, Russell founded Def Jam Recordings, a pioneering label that introduced early rap acts such as Run DMC and LL Cool J. Through his privately…
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