Written on June 10, 2019.

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As the center of major trends in the new year, the complicated history of tea is just as important as its future; but you might be surprised to learn that tea was not always served in a bag. In fact, the tea bag has an origin story that continues to baffle historians and tea enthusiasts alike.

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Written on June 4, 2019.

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Our Day in the Life blog series takes a closer look at our team members to see what it takes to change what the world is drinking!
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Written on May 27, 2019.

The most recent trend in coffee consumption has led to a rise of an efficient and cost-savvy personal beverage brewing system. Coffee pod brewing systems are designed to brew a single cup of coffee, tea, or other hot beverage. The grounds are in a single-serve coffee container, called a coffee pod, consisting of a plastic cup, aluminum lid, and filter. Each pod is filled with coffee grounds, tea leaves, cocoa powder, fruit powder, or other contents. Every pod is nitrogen flushed, sealed for freshness, and impermeable to oxygen, light, and moisture.
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Written on May 23, 2019.

As consumers, we can find an endless supply of artificial and natural flavors at any local grocery store. These flavors go into the food and beverages we enjoy on a daily basis and provide us with a sense of joy in what we are tasting. Ironically, many consumers do not know that vanilla was the first artificial flavor to ever be invented, altering the course of what the world was tasting. Keep reading

Written on May 14, 2019.

Our Day in the Life blog series takes a closer look at our team members to see what it takes to change what the world is drinking!
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Written on May 6, 2019.

No breakfast is complete without a favorite juice beverage next to your plate. Juices are sweet, tangy, and to many modern consumers, provide essential vitamins and nutrients. Juice is also a popular beverage of choice for many active and on-the-go consumers who crave an extra boost of energy. So, what exactly is in so many popular juice drinks that has consumers running to the grocery store?
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Written on May 4, 2019.

Brief History: First introduced by Kentucky’s own senator Henry Clay at the Round Robin Bar in the Willard Hotel, The Mint Julep has been a southern, summertime favorite since the late 1700s. The mint julep was originally prescribed and appears in literature as early as 1784 for “sickness at the stomach, with frequent retching, and, at times, the difficulty of swallowing.”
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Written on April 24, 2019.

Flavorman & Moonshine University is a 35-person business in Louisville, Kentucky that brings to life the beverage dreams of entrepreneurs, artisan craft producers, and multi-national companies alike. What began as a one-man consulting firm in the early 1990s has grown into an international, full-service beverage development company providing both large and small clients with the expertise they need to bring a beverage to market. For the past 27 years, Flavorman has not only provided expertise for every beverage imaginable, but it has also invigorated and changed what the world is drinking today.
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Written on April 23, 2019.

When Mark Panely first decided to build his company Journey Food and Beverage Co. in the early ’90s, he began developing his idea with just that – a “journey” around the world on his bicycle for one year. From his travels, Panely devised an idea for an all-natural healthy soft drink that would be filled with bursting flavors and would have both an energetic label and a message that consumers could embrace.
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Written on April 18, 2019.

Soluble CBD Oil: Flavorman, the leading global innovator and incubator for beverage creation, has formulated a beverage-friendly, water-soluble CBD oil that can be used in the development of CBD drinks and cocktails. The product, SoluCan BD, will revolutionize the CBD beverage space for developers looking to capitalize on a 22 billion dollar industry that shows no signs of slowing down.
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