New Features information at Drinks Insight Network New and updated information from Features listed on en-us New Features information at Drinks Insight Network Inside Drinks Magazine: Market Focus Special Issue – November 2017 In this issue: Caffeine control coffee and colour changing gin, as well as other insights from GlobalData Thu, 19 Oct 2017 13:55:00 GMT Terroir terror: how bad weather affects wine quality and quantity Rain, drought and frost have significantly harmed wine production in France this year. Elliot Gardner finds out how bad conditions can decimate winemakers’ hopes. Wed, 18 Oct 2017 09:15:00 GMT September’s top stories: SWA applies for GI status, stevia use increases in food and beverages Scotch Whisky Association has applied for geographical indication status in New Zealand, and PureCircle has indicated the use of stevia in food and beverages has increased significantly. wraps up the key headlines from Sept… Sun, 08 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Earwax and Dandelion sap: what does the world’s most bitter substance taste like? Bitrex, the world’s most bitter substance, would put a standard pint of ‘bitter’ IPA to shame. Elliot Gardner finds out more about its uses and history. Thu, 05 Oct 2017 16:03:00 GMT Could self-serve ‘beer walls’ mean the end for the British Bar tender? Self-service beverage pumps are being increasingly installed across the UK and Ireland, with the University of Reading being the latest to fit its own ‘beer wall’. Elliot Gardner asks what the impact of the system will be. Thu, 28 Sep 2017 16:29:00 GMT Inside Drinks Magazine: Market Focus Special Issue – October 2017 In this issue: Top trends in hot drinks and the success of Craft gin, as well as other insights from GlobalData Thu, 28 Sep 2017 13:20:00 GMT Could Brexit and the Irish sugar tax lead to soft drink smuggling? With Brexit tensions riding high, could a sugar levy could be devastating for the Irish soft drinks industry? Elliot Gardner finds out more. Thu, 07 Sep 2017 15:54:00 GMT August’s top stories: CÎROC expands vodka portfolio, Coca-Cola Amatil to distribute London Dry Gin CÎROC expanded flavoured vodka portfolio with CÎROC French Vanilla, and Coca-Cola Amatil added Sipsmith’s super-premium London Dry Gin to its spirits portfolio in Australia. wraps up the key headlines from August, 2017. Mon, 04 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT Inside Drinks Magazine: Market Focus Special Issue – September 2017 ​​​​​​​In this issue: Flavour and format innovations and moderation and avoidance trends in the beverage industry, plus other insights from GlobalData Thu, 31 Aug 2017 11:15:00 GMT Personalising beverages to target individualistic consumers Personalisation facilitates differentiation and uniqueness by creating a product that is perceived as being more closely aligned with individual consumer needs. Drawing from GlobalData research, Eloise McLennan explores how increasing product relevan… Mon, 21 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT An update on Alcosynth, the product hoping to make alcohol obsolete Last year former drugs advisor to the UK government David Nutt announced a new product set to shake up the drinks market, Alcosynth; synthetic alcohol with all of the benefits and none of the harm. Elliot Gardner updates us on what the team has been … Wed, 16 Aug 2017 16:25:00 GMT Inside Drinks Magazine: Issue 21 In this issue: We look at ancient grains, cider and much more. Sun, 13 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Key innovation trends in soft drinks Facing increased demand for more healthy beverages and continued fallout from the war on sugar, soft drinks manufacturers are racing to adapt to influential health trends. Eloise McLennan rounds up the leading trends fuelling innovation in soft drink… Mon, 07 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT July’s top stories: Heathrow and Chase Distillery to launch GB Gin, Carlsberg UK buys London Fields Brewery Heathrow Airport and Chase Distillery to launch new GB Gin, and Carlsberg UK acquired London Fields Brewery. wraps up the key headlines from July 2017. Sun, 06 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Benevolent booze: looking out for workers within the drinks trade The employees of the drinks sector are its most important feature. Elliot Gardner speaks to alcoholic drinks industry charity The Benevolent to see how they support the thousands of drinks workers in the UK. Tue, 01 Aug 2017 13:55:00 GMT Inside Drinks Magazine: Market Focus Special Issue – August 2017 In this issue: Personalisation in beverages and top trends in soft drinks, as well as other insights from GlobalData Thu, 27 Jul 2017 16:41:00 GMT An alcohol alternative: replacing the minerals lost through drinking For millions, alcohol is part of everyday life. We know it’s bad for us but how does processing alcohol harm our bodies? Elliot Gardner speaks to Hilary Marsh of Botonique to find out more. Wed, 19 Jul 2017 13:57:00 GMT Fruit juice under fire: is the criticism warranted? At a recent London event, the British Fruit Juice Association sought to dispel some of the misconceptions surrounding 100% fruit juice. Elliot Gardner looks into the health claims and speaks to a BNF nutritionist to find out more. Thu, 13 Jul 2017 16:02:00 GMT One small step for grapes: the history of wine in space According to Nasa, wine could potentially be grown on the International Space Station. Elliot Gardner finds out more about the claim, and looks into wine’s storied history amongst the stars. Wed, 05 Jul 2017 11:05:00 GMT June’s top stories: Spirit duty revenues top beer in UK, Shamrock Farms launches cold brew coffee WSTA reported that an increase in gin sales by 12% in 2016 has helped spirits to overtake beer in UK, and Shamrock Farms has launched a new cold brew coffee beverage across the US. wraps up the key headlines from June 2017. Tue, 04 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT