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Summer Fancy Food Show

Coffee breaks free from mugs to enter new categories in new formats

By Elizabeth Crawford

While many Americans consider coffee a must have beverage in the morning, innovators showcasing products at the Summer Fancy Food Show in New York City in late July demonstrated that coffee is not restricted to mugs.

The new package design for Kishr, which will be rolling out this year.

Kishr brings Yemeni coffee cherry tisane to the Midwest

By Adi Menayang

Amid the coffee craze, many companies are coming up with different ways to use the often thrown away flesh and pulp from the coffee cherry. Chicago-based Rowida Assalimy is building awareness to a coffee cherry beverage dating a millennium ago with her...

ROAR Beverages wants to capture the attitude of its young consumer audience through flavor and packaging innovation.

ROAR Beverages CEO: ‘We’re not trying to be another Gatorade’

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Looking to bridge the gap between sports and functional drinks, ROAR Beverages created a line of performance drinks using coconut water and packaged it with bold designs to cater towards a younger consumer, CEO Roly Nesi told BeverageDaily.

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Hemp food and personal care US retail sales estimated at $283 million

By Adi Menayang

According toThe Hemp Industries Association (HIA), total retail sales of hemp food, supplements, and body care products in the US in 2015 approached $283 million. With auto parts, building materials and clothing added, the figure rose to at least $573...

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Expo West 2016

New waters continue to overflow at Expo West

By Elizabeth Crawford

Consumer demand for premium and functional waters appears insatiable based on the number of new brands jumping in the category at Natural Products Expo West earlier this month and the long-term success of early entrants also showcasing at the show. 

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