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BevNET LIVE Winter 2017 Sponshorship

For the second year in a row, BevSource will proudly be sponsoring BevNET LIVE Winter in Santa Monica, CA. Known as a forum for industry knowledge and innovation, this two-day conference provides networking opportunities for beverage entrepreneurs, suppliers, distributors, retailers, and investors.

Whether you're looking to forge new partnerships or trying to explore your business options, BevNET is...

Certified for Sport Beverage Certification

Growing concerns about banned substances in sports supplements has more brand owners choosing to have their functional beverages “Certified for Sport” by the National Sanitation Foundation (NSF). Athletes and everyday consumers are looking for supplements they can trust as clean with verifiable claims.

The NSF, founded in 1944, is an accredited, independent third-party certification organization that...

Freeze Protection Winter Beverage Logistics

By Chamie Olson, Director of Logistic Services, BevSource

With colder temperatures rolling across North America, it’s time to start thinking about shipping with freeze protection.  If your beverage ships, delivers, or travels through areas with temperatures below 32⁰F (0⁰C), freeze protection is critical.

Methods of Freeze Protection

Freeze protection for Less than...

Beverage Innovators Beverage Development Beverage Operations

Join the conversation happening in our new LinkedIn Group: Beverage Innovators - Development, Operations, & Growth. This group is designed to provide new & experienced beverage visionaries with a platform to share beverage industry knowledge, experiences, news, and trends to help everyone better navigate the complex world of beverage development and operations. 

Natural Caffeine Structure

In 2010, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) deemed synthetic caffeine as an “unsafe food additive” when added to alcohol beverages. This guideline came after a year-long review of alcohol beverage products containing added caffeine. Several companies were forced to dispose of their products (without reimbursement) after being notified that their beverages were a "public health concern" and could no...

Beverage Regulations FDA Fact Panels

One thing often overlooked when developing a new beverage is the difference between having a Supplement or Nutrition Facts Panels. Both have their own set of benefits, drawbacks, and requirements.

Being aware of which one your beverage will require can help you better prepare your sales and marketing strategy for down the road.

 

SUPPLEMENT FACTS PANEL

The Supplement Facts...

SupplySide West BevSource Exhibiting

Join BevSource at SupplySide West in Booth UU127 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, September 27th-28th, 2017.

Our team will be at the show discussing beverage development, formulation, contract manufacturing, supply chain/operations, compliance, and so much more.

Discover the variety of ways BevSource can free up your time so you can focus on building your...

drinktec beverage trade show

BevSource is excited to attend the beverage industry’s largest event: Drinktec, held in Munich, Germany from September 11th-15th. Drinktec is a compact, in-depth expo that brings together beverage professionals from all aspects of the industry including development, manufacturing, filling, packaging, marketing, raw materials, and logistics solutions. Roughly 1,600 exhibitors from more than 70 countries along with...

Aluminum Can Corrosion Testing

An estimated 1 in 7 energy drinks are too corrosive to put in cans.  If you are producing in aluminum cans, your beverage must be corrosion tested.  Every can is lined with protective coating that prevents corrosion. In order to properly line the cans, can manufactures need to determine how corrosive your beverage will be.

The following can cause your beverage to be corrosive:

pH – the...
Gut Healthy Beverage Categories

August 17, 2017

Many are calling Gut Health the next “mega trend” in the world of health and wellness. With consumers more aware of the role food and beverage play in their microbiome, these three beverage categories are some of the fastest growing trends in the market.

Bone Broth

Offers a unique nutritional composition, including hard to find amino acids such as proline and...

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