Category: Beverage

Teahouses and coffee shops inspire new flavors
When it comes to finding ready-to-drink (RTD) coffee and tea inspiration, there’s no better marketplace of ideas than the neighborhood spots where people enjoy these beverages every day.
Tea and coffee surf energy’s next big wave
Part of the greater consumer movement toward overall health and wellness is a move toward natural energy beverage sources—primarily, tea and coffee. Dairy Foods recently featured Virginia Dare’s tea and coffee...
Natural sweeteners cut calories, improve taste
As brands continue to reduce sugar in their applications, they might struggle to deliver a consistent taste. Virginia Dare’s masking flavors can help improve the taste in these applications,...
WHITE PAPER: Top Trends in Beverage Formulation
The beverage market has long been incredibly dynamic and innovative, characterized by a high degree of new product development and strong competition for consumer attention. Recent years have seen...
Pea Protein and Preferred Taste
Alternative proteins are among the hottest trends in multiple food categories like beverage, snacks, and meal replacement. Adventurous options, like algae and insect protein, are still looking for a...
Cold Brew Coffee
Just because it is cold doesn’t mean it is cold brew! Unlike iced coffee, which is brewed hot and poured over ice, cold brew coffee is prepared differently and...
Kombucha and Functional Beverages
According to marketing research firm SPINS, probiotic juices and functional beverages have grown by 31.2%—and more than $100 million in sales—since last year. The kombucha market alone grew 41%...
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Coconut Water: A Bar Binding Agent?
The global coconut water market is projected to grow at a compound annual growth rate close to 27% from 2016 to 2020, according to Technavio research analysts. The demand for...