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Are Hard Seltzers a Thing of the Past?

Hard seltzers are the bubbly, refreshing alcoholic drink that took the market by storm in the past few years. It seems like only yesterday when spiked seltzers were the go-to drink for beach trips, hikes, and summer barbecues. But with the arrival of other trendy beverages, some may wonder if the hard seltzer craze has faded. Let's start with what made hard seltzers so appealing in the first place. Hard seltzers...

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Botanical Drinks: What Are They?

The Increasing Popularity of Botanical Drinks With consumers’ preferences shifting to a desire for healthier functional beverages, the demand for botanical drinks has increased in recent years. At the time of this writing, the global botanical-infused beverage industry is valued at $328.4 million, according to a report from GLOBE NEWSWIRE. By 2033, the global botanical beverage market is predicted to reach a sales volume of nearly $608 million.  What Is a Botanical...

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The Rising Popularity of Detox Drinks

Detox drinks are a newer beverage trend, but detoxing has existed for thousands of years in various forms. Native Americans have traditionally used sweat lodges as part of their rituals, and the first instance of what we know as a sauna dates back to Finland around 2,000 years ago. Drinking organic fluids to boost immunity and improve overall health has also been a fixture in numerous cultures over time. Today,...

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Kombucha & Probiotics: Crafting Healthy Kombucha Drinks

What Is Kombucha? Believed to have originated in China over 2,000 years ago, kombucha is traditionally a fermented tea drink. This trendy probiotic drink, kombucha, is characterized by its low-calorie content and potential benefits to overall health. With health-conscious consumers seeking the best quality drinks on the market, advertisers are marketing kombucha tea as a drink with health benefits. Meanwhile, social media influencers who promote kombucha spark a desire among their followers...

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Gen Z Drink Habits: Crafting Irresistible Beverage Formulas

Unleashing Flavor Innovation  Gen Z drink trends are constantly changing and adapting to meet the unique taste preferences of this generation. When it comes to drinking choices, Gen Z is always on the lookout for something new and exciting. Newport Bottling & Canning recognizes this need for unique experiences, and we are dedicated to providing customized drink options that cater to this desire.  Crafting the Perfect Beverage with Gen Z's Palates in...

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The Benefits of Experimenting with Drink Flavoring During the Beverage Formulation Process

Beverage formulation is the process of hand-crafting a custom drink with skilled professionals, such as flavor chemists, quality control technicians, and industry experts. If you’re interested in crafting the next trending drink, it’s vital to work with flavor chemists when experimenting with beverage flavorings. Flavor is the entire sensory experience that is produced by a drink or food, which includes the combination of taste, aroma, and chemical reaction. During the beverage...

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11 of the Best Seasonal Drink Flavorings

From light and refreshing springtime flavors and invigorating cool summer drink flavorings to cozy fall beverage flavors and comforting warm winter drink flavors, seasonal drink flavorings complement the essence of each season. Whether you're seeking a zesty burst of citrus for spring or a cozy spiced delight for winter in your drink formula, our team of beverage consultants can work with a diverse range of seasonal flavors to captivate consumers. Uncover the...

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These plant-based ingredients are hand-crafted by experienced flavor chemists to replace artificial flavors.

5 of the Most Popular Plant-Based Drink Ingredients

What Are Plant-Based Ingredients? Raw materials derived from fruits, vegetables, and plants are considered plant-based ingredients. These plant-sourced ingredients serve as nutritious additions or substitutes for non-plant-based options. Recently, the plant-based ingredients market has been soaring and is estimated to reach over $12 million by 2030. The growing demand for plant-based drinks and food is driven by various factors, such as lifestyle changes, food intolerances, and more health-conscious consumers. In this article, we...

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The flavor, coconut, pairs well with other popular summer flavors, like mango, banana, and pineapple. You can infuse the coconut drink flavoring into sparkling water, spritzers, flavored water, energy drinks, seltzer, or bubbly drinks to add a delicious and healthy element to your summer beverages.

Featured Summer Drink Flavors To Beat the Heat

At Newport Bottling and Canning, we understand that the world of natural and organic flavors for beverages is constantly evolving, with preferences shifting year over year. This summer season, we see a delightful assortment of drink flavors that promise satisfaction and refreshment. The trend of creating invigorating beverages with these summer flavors provides consumers with a diverse range of options to beat the heat and entice the senses. Popular summer beverage...

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A row of amber glass bottles on a conveyor belt with yellow lids. Choosing the right drink container is an important part of beverage marketing.

Functional Beverage Marketing: Choosing the Drink Container & the Beverage Label Design

The importance of beverage marketing carries more weight than ever before, as the functional drink market has grown tremendously over the past few years. Finding unique ways to showcase your custom beverage and capture consumers’ attention from the crowd may seem impossible, but it’s achievable! So, how do you beat the crowd? In this article, we will discuss the importance of beverage marketing and how the materials you choose, like the...

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