Thai juice giant Tipco believes that consumers are turning to beverages as a tasty yet convenient means of ‘drinking’ in additional nutrients, leading to a rise in popularity of items such as vegetable juices and herb-infused drinks.
Fruit product heavyweight Dole has revealed plans to focus on developing more clean label and fortified juice products for the Asia Pacific market, citing rising consumer interest in the region as a major motivation.
Beverage giant Frucor Suntory has noted rising New Zealand consumer demand in the juice category for exotic citrus flavours beyond the traditional orange and lemonade, as well as for non-fruit offerings such as spirulina.
Singapore-based EGA Wellness’ specialised usage of Ayurvedic principles in its personalised juices and wellness plans secured five-fold growth during the COVID-19 pandemic after the demand-for immunity-boosting products exploded.
The Asia Pacific juice industry is striving to be more than just an alternative to carbonated soft drinks by responding to increasing demands for functional, value-added and better-for-you products in the region.
The Australian beverages industry has expressed hopes that the government will reconsider its current stance on Health Star Ratings (HSR) for no added sugar juices after the sector emerged as the sole soft drinks growth category in the last quarter of...
Juice firms in Australia have been advised to turn to blending their products with lower fructose fruits or vegetables in order to raise health star ratings (HSR), after a damaging ministerial decision to reduce the health rating of juices.
The Australian juice industry will need to play up the health benefits of consumption and its role in meeting current local dietary guidelines both on-pack and off, if it hopes to recover from the blow of its five health star rating loss.
Indian cold-extracted juice company Second Nature is looking to conquer the local market using its unique juice extraction technique, which it claims is ‘one step better’ than the more common cold-pressed varieties.
Indian packaged fruit juice company Fresca Juices is on track to conquer the country’s juice market by 2022 with impressive growth numbers under its belt last year and its ‘unrivalled’ variety of flavours.
Ten years after after consecutive poor seasons forced generations-old South Australian orchardist family to spin off a juice company from scratch, their brand has become recognised nationally and is now eyeing export markets.
Cider Australia has launched a petition calling for country of origin labelling laws to be extended to cider, in an effort to ensure producers using local ingredients are on a level playing field with those using cheaper imported concentrate.