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Drink Ingredients

When crafting a custom functional beverage, ingredients of the finest quality are often a priority for beverage brands. As demand for healthy beverages increases, drink manufacturers are seeking natural and organic ingredients to add to drinks. At Newport Bottling & Canning, we provide organic and natural flavors for beverages with our flavorings from Nature’s Flavors. Learn more about the best natural drink ingredients to incorporate into your custom beverage by reading our blog.

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

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 will discuss five of the most popular plant-based ingredients for beverages and the best ways to incorporate them into your functional drinks. Top 5 Plant-Based Beverage Ingredients 1. Plant-Based Milk Plant-based milk ingredients...

A clear drink sweetener being poured into a glass half-filled with a strawberry carbonated drink.
12 Jul

Pros & Cons of Using Drink Sweeteners to Flavor Beverages

When formulating a beverage, the choice of the drink sweetener plays a crucial role in enhancing the taste and overall appeal. Beverage sweeteners not only offer a better mouthfeel but also complement the flavors and acidity of the drink. Our lead flavor chemist, Bill The Flavor Guy, explains how essential acids and sweeteners are during the beverage formulation process, "You must have the right flavor, the right amount of acid, and the right amount of sugar." In this article, we will delve into the importance of selecting the right drink sweetener for beverage formulation, considering the pros and cons of both traditional...

SweetenFX, Nature's Flavors proprietary blend of erythritol and stevia pouring from a spoon.
21 Jun

Monk Fruit, Erythritol & Stevia Drinks: Your Guide to Sugar Alternatives in Beverage Development

Sugar alternatives, like natural and organic sweeteners, are commonly found in many beverages, as sugar-free drinks are increasing in popularity. With this trend of healthier drinks being introduced in the beverage market, many beverage development companies are answering consumer demand with drinks sweetened with stevia, erythritol, and monk fruit sweeteners as sugar substitutes. According to the American Heart Association, beverages, without nutritional content, are the leading category source for Americans consuming an average of 17 teaspoons of sugar in a day. That’s the rich high-fructose corn syrup found in sodas, fruit juices, energy drinks, coffees, and teas. Although consumers are looking for...

CBD-infused beverages use CBD, a natural non-psychoactive compound from the hemp plant.
20 Jun

CBD Drinks: Creating CBD-Infused Beverages

Consumers are becoming more and more interested in getting their health benefits from functional beverages, like CBD drinks. These beverages get their health power claims from the added functional ingredients like cannabidiol or CBD. CBD is a natural non-psychoactive compound from the hemp plant. CBD beverages are believed to aid in anxiety and stress and even relieve chronic pain. With all these amazing qualities, it’s no wonder the global cannabidiol retail market is expected to soar to over $5 billion by 2030. Consumers can find CBD-infused drinks at convenience stores and liquor stores, in the form of flavored sparkling waters,...