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Post COVID Beverage Industry Insights
Written by David Dafoe, Cheif Executive Officer & Founder When I started working in the beverage industry in 1986, almost…
On-Site Technical Assistance
https://youtu.be/-Y78R86SKvE So, you’re a new beverage company and everything is coming together. You have the world’s tastiest drink locked up.…
Celebrating International Women’s Day
When we heard about this year’s International Women’s Day theme, #BreakTheBias, we knew exactly the group of women who perfectly…
Flavorman Celebrates 30 Years
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (January 14, 2022) – Flavorman, a leading beverage development company headquartered in Louisville, Ky., is celebrating 30 years…
The Beverage of 2021 “Nada Colada”
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (January 06, 2022) Flavorman, a leading custom beverage development company, has announced a new drink flavor to sum…
2022 Beverage Trends
Experts at the Louisville, KY-based beverage development company, Flavorman, have announced the drink trends to watch for in 2022. Driven…
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On-Site Technical Assistance
Flavorman's on-site technical assistance ensures a client's formula is perfectly blended at any co-manufacturing facility.
Ready to Drink Juice Beverages
A ready to drink juice beverage can be a challenging product to create, without creativity and planning. Learn about the benefits and difficulties of juice in beverage development in this video.
Beverage Trends of 2022
Co-founder, David Dafoe, discusses the 2022 beverage industry trends with Flavorman's beverage experts. Driven by the long term effects of an ongoing pandemic, next year's forecast is shaping up to be focused on celebrating life's simple pleasures while striving for balance.
Dare to Care Fundraiser
Over 6 weeks, Flavorman employees worked together to raise over $7,000 for Dare to Care, a food bank in Louisville, Kentucky.
A Brief History of Soda
Soda is one of the most popular drinks in the world. What innovations have brought the industry to where it is today and where might it go in the future?
Sports drinks provide athletes with the extra hydration needed to train and compete at a high level. With innovations in the sports drink market, athletes and consumers can get more benefits than ever before.
From functionality to brand recognition to sustainability and cost effectiveness, packaging is diverse for a variety of reasons. Dive into the pros and cons of aluminum cans, glass bottles and plastic bottles to see what drink packaging is right for your product.
Natural vs. Artificial Colors
What is the difference between colors that come from natural sources like juice, and those that are artificially created?
How to Work With a Distributor
Casey Cline of Republic National Distributing Company shares tips on how to have a successful relationship with a distributing partner.
What is a Distributor?
Learn about what a distributor does from Casey Cline of Republic National Distributing Company.
Natural vs. Artificial Sweeteners
Selecting the right sweetener for your beverage is no easy task. Artificial and natural sweeteners both have advantages and disadvantages that should be considered when making this important decision.
Natural vs. Artificial Flavors
Natural and artificial flavors are used in almost all mass produced beverages, but what makes them different?
How a Beverage Product Line Extension or Reformulation Works
As your beverage business grows, you'll need to introduce new products to keep your consumers engaged and attract new fans. How does a reformulation or product line extension work?
How Much Does It Cost To Create a New Beverage?
Starting a beverage company can be a complicated and expensive endeavor. Learn the basics in this Beverage Bootcamp video.
Green and Black Tea
Tea is one of the healthiest drinks consumed today. Learn about it's benefits and history in this video.
2021 Flavor Trends
This year's forecasts is shaping up to be focused on creating experiences in a socially distant landscape.
Organic and Non-GMO Beverage Certification
What exactly does organic or non-GMO mean and how can it either help or hinder your brand?
Flavorman’s Drink of 2020
Our experts put their heads together to envision what 2020 would taste like in beverage form.
Soda, Seltzer and Tonic
These fizzy drinks pack a bubbly punch, but how do they differ from one another?
Challenges of Sourcing Tequila
Agave spirits are increasingly popular, but tequila can be difficult to source. Learn about the regulations and alternatives in this video.
What is Cold Brew Coffee?
Cold brew coffee offers a mellow taste that appeals to many consumers, so how can you use it in your next beverage?
The Rise of Hard Seltzer
Here's what you need to know about the fastest growing beverage alcohol segment.
Flavorman’s Six Essential Services For Success
Flavorman is committed to working with our clients from start to finish. Here's what we do.
The History of Craft Beer
Why is everyone in lobe with craft beer? Learn the history in this video.
Flavorman in 90 Seconds
What does Flavorman do? We break it down in less than a minute and a half.
St. Patrick’s Day Green Beer
Green beer has been an American St. Patrick's Day tradition for many years, but how did it get so popular?
Ginger Beer vs. Ginger Ale
What's the difference between ginger beer and ginger ale?
5 Healthy Drinks For Your New Year’s Resolution
These 5 drinks will keep you on track for a healthier lifestyle.
Eggnog: A Holiday Classic
Learn more about this holiday classic.
2020 Flavor Trends
Check out the trends we predicted for 2020.
CBD & The Beverage Industry
Learn the science behind CBD, an ingredient driving a whole new health and lifestyle market.
The Value of Trade Shows
Attending trade shows, expositions and conferences can be a great way to expand your business.
Attending Beverage Trade Shows
Here are some tips for attending beverage trade shows.
How To Manage Your Cost of Goods Sold
Understanding your COGS is an important part of building a successful beverage business.
What is a drink formula and why do they matter?
What does a co-packer do and how do you select one to manufacture your drink?