New Features information at Drinks Insight Network New and updated information from Features listed on en-us New Features information at Drinks Insight Network 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 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 The spirit of craft: how can distillers tap into the artisan movement? Having found a firm foothold in beer brewing, the craft trend is hitting distilleries. Drawing on GlobalData research, Eloise McLennan explores innovation opportunities in craft spirits Tue, 04 Jul 2017 13:32:00 GMT Inside Drinks Magazine: Market Focus Special Issue – July 2017 In this issue: Top trends in alcoholic drinks and ready-to-drink coffee, as well as other insights from GlobalData Thu, 29 Jun 2017 14:57:00 GMT Fizzing out: why are global beer sales down? With reports showing that global beer popularity is falling and drinking habits are changing, Elliot Gardner looks into whether the beer industry should be worried. Tue, 20 Jun 2017 16:17:00 GMT Updating the industry: using software to update whisky business practises The scotch whisky industry is fiercely traditional, but businesses are under pressure to keep up with modern practices. Elliot Gardner looks at whether there’s room for the use of modern business software in whisky manufacturing. Tue, 13 Jun 2017 08:51:00 GMT Feeling fruity: using new yeasts to develop alternative scotch flavours Could the flavour of Scotch be altered by using different yeast for fermentation? A new research project at Abertay University seeks to find out. Elliot Gardner speaks to the project lead. Mon, 05 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT May’s top stories: Vintage Seltzer launched two new flavoured drinks, Anheuser-Busch's $2bn investment Anheuser-Busch announced plans to invest $2bn in its breweries by 2020, and Swire Coca-Cola opened a new distribution centre in Johnstown, Colorado, US. wraps up the key headlines from May 2017. Sun, 04 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Inside Drinks Magazine: Market Focus Special Issue – June 2017 In this issue: Innovation in convenient drinks and opportunities in non-alcoholic beverages, as well as other insights from GlobalData Wed, 31 May 2017 13:31:00 GMT Alcohol and pregnancy: clarifying the advice given to pregnant women Many news outlets last week reported on the inaccuracy of advice given to pregnant women about how much alcohol is acceptable, and whether singular instances of binge drinking in the early stages of pregnancy affect child health. Elliot Gardner inves… Tue, 23 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Inside Drinks Magazine: Issue 20 In this issue: We look at the iced coffee market, alternative sweeteners and much more. Thu, 11 May 2017 10:19:00 GMT April’s top stories: Tequila sales increase in UK and Murray Goulburn to close facilities in Australia Wine and Spirit Trade Association’s (WSTA) report revealed that the sales of tequila in the UK steadily rose last year and Australian dairy firm Murray Goulburn (MG) made plans to close manufacturing facilities in Edith Creek, Rochester, and Kiewa. D… Sun, 07 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Inside Drinks Magazine: Market Focus Special Issue – May 2017 In this issue: Opportunities for brands to add variety by tapping into key elements of the craft trend, as well as other insights from GlobalData Tue, 02 May 2017 13:36:00 GMT