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Help Make A Difference In Medellin

City of Change Medellin Colombia used to be known as the murder capital of the world.  Also was considered the drug cartel capital as well.  Nowadays, that has all changed.  I was lucky enough, or at the time didn’t think I was lucky,  to travel to this city years ago when all I heard about […]

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Starting a Marketing Plan for your Beverage Business? Here Are 7 Questions that You Need to Cover

Marketing can be a difficult thing to plan for if you don’t have the necessary experience. Still, there are things that only you as the business owner can determine before a marketing plan can even be made. The beverage industry, in particular, has a couple of specifics you’ll need to plan for. A marketing plan […]

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How New Brands Can Win in the Beverage Sector: 3 Things to Keep in Mind

In today’s market, brands need to come up with ways to satisfy what their consumers crave to grow. And the beverage sector seems to be doing that well, considering its predicted growth trend. By 2021, it’s estimated that the beverage market worldwide will be worth close to $2 trillion. Recent trends have seen independent brands […]

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The Changing Nature of the Natural Food Industry

What We Can Learn from UNFI, Whole Foods, and the Brokerage Landscape The natural food industry is experiencing substantial growth while undergoing disruptive change across the supply-chain. The market for natural, organic, and specialty foods has seen an incremental increase over the past few years, as independent and chain retailers continue to respond to consumer […]

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F&B Industry Branding

How Branding is Evolving in the Food and Beverage Industry In today’s food and beverage industry, consumers want brands to be authentic. Branding is evolving in this industry.  They are quick to pick up when they aren’t authentic and to tell others on social media. Brands have to keep customers fully informed about the products […]

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Food and Beverage Company Faults

A Food and Beverage Company that doesn’t make Good Use of Social Media is Shooting itself in the Foot The intense competition that exists in the food and beverage industry can make it difficult for smaller brands to gain the attention of consumers. Using social media marketing effectively can make a difference. People tend to […]

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Mobile Apps Influencing F&B Industry

How mobile apps are influencing the food and beverage industry We live in the age of mobile phones, and the majority of smartphone owners use their phones to engage in multiple activities. The impact of mobile apps on the food and beverage industry is continuing to create change. Consumers love to share culinary experiences and […]

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Electric Cars Could Have An Impact On Beverages

Will beverage sales drop as more electric cars take to the road? When electric cars hit the road and drivers don’t have to fill up tanks at gas stations, could impulse purchases at convenience stores drop? Morgan Stanley analysts have concluded that this could take place. Convenience stores could take a hit In a report […]

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Drink Consumption in Philadelphia Drops

Sugary Drink Consumption in Philadelphia Drops A Drexel University study has found that the tax of 1.5 cents per ounce on soda and sweetened beverages in Philadelphia has meant that residents are about 40% less likely to drink soda every day. The researchers surveyed 900 Philadelphia residents before and after the tax took effect. They […]

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Philly’s Soda Tax Falls Flat

Other cities are watching as Philly’s soda tax falls flat All eyes are on Philadelphia as the results of 1.5 cents per ounce excise tax being imposed on beverages sweetened with sugar start becoming apparent. Philly’s soda tax was the first tax of this nature to be introduced in a major city. The idea was […]

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