United Breweries forays into craft beer segment with Kingfisher Ultra Witbier

INDIA – Bangalore-based United Breweries Limited has ventured into the alternate beer category with the launch of the Kingfisher Ultra Witbier – the first non-lager beer from the house of Kingfisher. Brewed with the authentic […]

Diageo launches new AI whisky selector to help consumers discover their favourite whisky

UK – The Johnnie Walker and Buchanan’s brands owner, Diageo has launched a new tool ‘What’s Your Whisky’ which uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to help consumers find their perfect whisky, based on their […]

Australian plant-based meat startup v2food raises US$35m in Series A round

AUSTRALIA – Australia’s plant-based meat startup, v2food has raised US$35 million in Series A funding round led by Main Sequence Ventures and Hong Kong business magnate Li Ka-shing’s Horizons Ventures. Sequoia Capital China and Fairfax […]

Barry Callebaut gets FDA’s approval to market ruby as chocolate in the US

USA – Barry Callebaut has been granted a Temporary Marketing Permit (TMP) by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), clearing the way to market Ruby as chocolate in the United States. Ruby chocolate is made […]

Coca-Cola European Partners expands Espresso Monster range with salted caramel variant

UK – Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) is launching a new variant; Salted Caramel flavour, an addition to its ready-to-drink Espresso Monster energy drink range which includes Espresso & Milk and Vanilla Espresso. The new flavor […]

Kerry partners with IBM in developing an AI tool that predicts trends in the F&B industry

IRELAND – Kerry Group, in partnership with IBM recently launched a proprietary, predictive artificial intelligence (AI) tool, Kerry Trendspotter, to forecast future trends in food and beverage. The artificial intelligence tool is designed to improve […]