Round-Up - New Product Development in the Global Drinks Industry
By: Tom Vierhile, Innovation Insights Director at Datamonitor
Every month, Tom Vierhile from Datamonitor considers the latest NPD in drinks.
23 April 2014
For a product that has endured more than half a century of consumption declines in the US market alone, fluid milk is behaving surprisingly energetically these days. A flurry of innovation in new cow’s milk products may at last have the potential to revitalise a sector that has been in the doldrums for decades.
17 March 2014
The growth of coconut water in the soft drinks category is just the start of it: The tide of plant-based offerings grows only stronger. Tom Vierhile surveys the scene.
26 February 2014
Is at-home carbonation set to be the next battleground for the soft drinks industry? Tom Vierhile from Datamonitor looks at the sides being taken.
22 January 2014
The number of new coffee pod products on the market continues to rise, but environmental concerns threaten to stymie growth. Tom Vierhile from Datamonitor surveys the situation.
26 November 2013
Returning from Mexico, Tom Vierhile from Datamonitor shares his thoughts on what plastic packaging has to offer, going forward.
28 October 2013
This month, Tom Vierhile from Datamonitor looks at the small but booming soft drink sub-category of 'flavour enhancers'; the 21st Century's answer to the squashes and cordials of yore.
30 September 2013
Tom Vierhile considers the rise of cider - specifically, hard cider - in many markets around the world.
27 August 2013
Struggling sales for diet soft drinks should see a new wave of innovation break over the category. Tom Vierhile reports.
23 July 2013
This month, Tom Vierhile from Datamonitor turns his attention to the burgeoning craft distilling scene in the US.
25 June 2013
This month, Tom Vierhile from Datamonitor looks at the recent rise in activity from the iced tea category.
20 May 2013
This month, Tom Vierhile from Datamonitor considers the recent swathe of NPD in the shandy - or radler - sub-category.
23 April 2013
This month, Tom Vierhile from Datamonitor considers the threats to the milk category and finds competition closer to home than one might imagine.
26 March 2013
This month, Tom Vierhile at Datamonitor introduces us to the concept of "bottled water-plus". Could this be the saviour for the carbonated soft drink industry?
26 February 2013
This month, Tom Vierhile at Datamonitor considers the appeal of a liquid breakfast amongst consumers.
28 January 2013
This month, Tom Vierhile at Datamonitor looks at recent developments in the realm of sustainable packaging for drinks products.
22 November 2012
In this month's Datamonitor round-up of new product development, Tom Vierhile turns his attention to the soft drinks launches in recent weeks.
31 October 2012
Starting this month, Tom Vierhile from Datamonitor takes a look at the world of new product development. First up, Tom casts an eye at the more outre spirits launches of the last few months.