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January 16, 2013
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News for the non-alcoholic refreshment beverage industry

  Industry News 
  • CytoSport debuts Evolve protein shake
    CytoSport has introduced Evolve, a protein shake designed specifically for women. The low-calorie drinks are sweetened with stevia, monk fruit and cane sugar, and can be found with weight management and protein nutrition products on retail shelves. Drug Store News (1/15) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Ocean Spray expands with Chile acquisition
    Ocean Spray has acquired the cranberry processing business of Agricola Cran Chile Limitada in Chile. "Cran Chile’s reputation for quality and excellence in cranberry processing is a good strategic fit and will better help the Cooperative accelerate the growing global demand for dried cranberries, the fastest-growing product in Ocean Spray’s portfolio," said Ocean Spray CEO and president Randy Papadellis. Boston Herald (1/10) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Nurish launches Feel Natural Energy line
    Nurish Brands has introduced Feel Natural Energy, a line of energy drinks available in Raspberry Lemonade, Mango Passionfruit and Wild Berry flavors. The sparkling drinks are packaged in 10.5-ounce Rexam Sleek cans. (1/15) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Other News
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  Health and Nutrition 
  • Gluten-free beverages gain traction
    Interest in gluten-free beverages is growing, with Mintel reporting 148 launches between December 2011 and December 2012 and a Packaged Facts survey in August 2012 finding 18% of consumers buy gluten-free products, up from 15% in 2010. Gluten-free beverage launches include iced tea, beer, juices and soft drinks. (1/15) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Research shows some food can sharpen memory
    Blueberries, salmon, green tea, walnuts, chocolate and leafy vegetables are among food with memory-enhancing properties, research indicates. Salmon and other cold-water fish contain omega-3 fatty acids, while blueberries are rich in anthocyanins, and leafy vegetables contain magnesium. (1/15) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  ABA News 
  • The ABA tweets: Follow us on Twitter
    Now you can follow the ABA on Twitter! We keep you updated daily on the latest beverage industry news and bring you the information you need. Follow us today @Ameribev. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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