In its annual consumer trends report, Drizly finds that inflation is prompting a return to drinking at home; consumers appear less focused on RTD cocktails and hard seltzers this summer than in previous years; and red wine is in vogue.
In 2022, US craft brewers collectively produced 24.3 million barrels of beer, on par with 2021’s numbers, and craft’s overall beer market share by volume grew to 13.2%, up from 13.1% the previous year, according to the latest figures released by the Brewers...
Beverage alcohol distributor Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits will acquire Miami’s WEBB Banks: a premium wine and spirit distributor in the Caribbean, Central America, South America, and the travel retail and cruise sector.
Danone North America will invest up to $65m over the next two years to create a new bottle production line in Jacksonville, Florida: allowing the company to boost production of its RTD coffee brand SToK along with plant-based creamers.
January is the month of the year when the low and no alcohol category really has a chance to shine. So what have we learned about the direction of the category this year? Here’s five takeaways from Drynuary.
Non-alcoholic spirit Lyre's is now available in more than 100 markets worldwide. In our series of interviews profiling innovators in the low/no alcohol industry, CEO Mark Livings shares his secrets to success.
In our series of interviews with innovators in the low/no alcohol space, California entrepreneurs Jordan Bass and Nick Taranto talk to us about their experience in founding and growing HOP WTR: an alcohol-free sparkling hop water with nootropics.
Our series profiles movers and shakers in the alcohol-free category. Today we talk to Marcus Sakey, founding partner and chief brand officer of Ritual Zero Proof: a non-alcoholic spirit alternative founded in Chicago in 2019.
Gen Z consumers are more likely to drink RTD coffee than hot coffee – and as brands respond, the category is expanding and developing. We explore what’s trending in RTD coffee – and where the category could go next.
Our profile series celebrates movers and shakers in the low/no alcohol industry. Paul Holle, head brewer and owner of Idaho's Sawtooth Brewery, shares how the brewery has expanded into non-alcoholic options with Atmos Brewing Co.
Kristina Roth founded US soft seltzer and non-alcoholic spirit brand MIXOLOSHE last year. In our series of interviews celebrating innovators in the low/no alcohol category, she tells us what inspires her.
Drynuary 2023 is particularly exciting for entrepreneurs Vanessa Royle and Mariah Wood - they're debuting their new non-alcoholic RTD cocktail brand Tilden in the US. We talk to the duo in our series of interviews with innovators in the low/no alcohol...
US craft brewers have had to contend with supply chain disruption, competition from other beverage categories, and a continued unsteady on-trade recovery in 2022. But the innovation and flexibility of brewers will help them take on the challenges in 2023,...
In a new survey, 72% of Americans say they are more likely to buy bottled water from brands using recycled content in their packaging than those that don’t. And despite the rise in canned water brands, the majority of consumers still look to buy products...
Constellation Brands is divesting a portion of its mainstream and premium wine portfolio - including Cooper & Thief, Crafters Union, The Dreaming Tree, Monkey Bay, 7 Moons, and Charles Smith Wines - to The Wine Group.
Sapporo USA will acquire California craft brewer Stone Brewing, with the acquisition ‘bringing together the complementary strengths of Japanese artistry and innovation with the American craft brewing tradition in a fusion of cultures’.
What's big in the US spirits scene this summer? Sean Eckhardt, Senior Vice President of US Sales at Bacardi, explains how the company has shaped its portfolio for the summer months - along with his take on the trending tequila, RTD alcohol, and lower...