With the largest global population and rising purchasing power of a vast section of the middle-class in the last three decades, China has become the largest soft drink market on both a volume and value basis.
The beer world has changed drastically this last decade. Renowned brewing scientist Prof. Charles Bamforth describes the current situation and ventures a look at the future.
Even traditionally hot drinks can be transformed into refreshments for any occasion. Cold tea drinks can be pure or augmented by fruity notes, sweetening or and even organic variations – offerings that consumers increasingly desire.
The lockdown in March/April 2020 and the (partial) lockdown in place since November 2020 have led to great losses in the beverage industry. The evaluations of GEDAT Getränkedaten show the extent of these losses. The data was collected based on the number of companies supplied by beverage wholesalers each month in the out-of-house market.
The Australian beer industry has suffered on account of declining consumption in the last decade. However, despite this significant decline in overall beer consumption, the country’s beer market remains one of the most lucrative and competitive. Recent acquisitions by leading global brewers in the country’s beer industry is a testament to it.
“Health is the greatest wealth” is a saying that has gained in meaning for many people due to Covid-19. Interest in healthy beverages, which are designed to boost both mental and physical well-being, is rising sharply, too.
The renewed lockdown since the start of November 2020 has compounded losses and revenue declines related to beer sales to...
The United Nations have found that water consumption has been rising by approximately one percent annually since the 1980s. This rise is fueled by growing populations, socioeconomic developments and the changing of consumption habits.
In the third quarter of 2020, consumers continued to purchase even more German-made wines. The German Wine Institute (Deutsches Weininstitut...