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Written on November 6, 2019.

As consumers become more and more health-conscious, “better-for-you” beverage products like kombucha, plant milks, and drinking vinegars are experiencing explosive growth. In response to increasing demand for delicious drinks that offer more nutritional value, the cold-pressed juice sector is among these expanding categories, expected to reach $8.1 billion by 2024. Today we’re taking a deep dive into the world of cold-pressed juices and sharing our insights on how beverage developers can get ahead of this emerging trend.
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Written on October 30, 2019.

You may have heard of the ketogenic diet – the latest health and wellness trend sweeping the nation. We all know what keto dieters eat (lots of good fats and protein) and what they don’t (carbs) – but what do they drink? And what does that mean for the beverage industry?

Let’s take a dive into what it means to be keto and how beverage developers can better accommodate keto dieters.
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Written on October 23, 2019.

Mead is on the rise, thanks to the craft beer and distilling movements, as well as persistent references in popular culture. And while it’s true there are still 10 times more breweries in the US than meaderies, the category is experiencing steady growth all the same. Reports from the American Mead Makers Association (AMMA) indicate that on average, a meadery opens in the US every 3 days, signalling the beginnings of a potential new trend in craft mead production.

In hopes of answering some of your burning questions about this delightful drink, here’s 3 surprising things you didn’t know about mead.
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Written on October 16, 2019.

As consumers continue taking a more hands-on approach to their health, beverages touting functionality, natural ingredients, and other health-related benefits are dominating the market. Rising health trends and changing consumer behaviors demonstrate the importance for beverage brands to be aware of how nutritional value, ingredients, and the way in which they’re listed on the label can affect consumer perceptions of a product – and ultimately whether it gets picked up off the shelf.

This week, we spoke to Flavorman Director & Beverage Architect Kristen Wemer, who was happy to shed some light on the most common misconceptions surrounding health and beverages.
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Written on October 14, 2019.

Humans, by evolutionary nature, love sweet – but consuming too much sugar can be bad for you. That’s why many diet sodas, juices, and other zero-calorie products utilize sugar-free, low and no-calorie sweeteners. Ahead of National Sweetest Day this October 19, we’re taking a look at the most popular sugar alternatives used in drinks, so grab your sweetie and get ready to take a guilt-free journey into the world of beverage sweeteners!
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Written on October 9, 2019.

Flavorman has been exporting for years, and in the process, we’ve learned a thing or two about the importance of developing strong client relationships and being active in the global beverage space.
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Written on October 7, 2019.

Considering how the consumption of beverages has evolved over time, we often find new ways to create new flavor combinations and innovate drink recipes. The frappé is a perfect example of this.
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Written on October 2, 2019.

For many, the start of October – along with its imminent cooler weather – marks the unofficial beginning of the holidays. And in the beverage world, that means there are plenty of delicious seasonal flavors to dig into, from harvest through the new year.
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Written on September 25, 2019.

In our almost 30 years in the beverage development business, Flavorman has enjoyed relationships with clients all over the world – from China, to the United Arab Emirates, Ethiopia, Canada, and many places in between. There are several reasons why Flavorman has achieved a global reputation as an industry leader in the beverage development space: we’re not trend followers, but trend setters. We make client relationships a priority, and we use these relationships to be active drivers in our client’s success. We are committed to changing what the world is drinking. That’s why we have a proactive attitude toward engaging global markets and meeting international clients, quite literally, where they are.
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Written on September 18, 2019.

“How many plastic straws do Americans use every day?” In 2011, a 9-year-old boy from Burlington, Vermont, wanted to know. Calling straw manufacturers from across the nation, young Milo Cress found his answer – 500 million. Enough straws to fill over 127 school buses every day, or more than 46,400 every year.
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