Coca-Cola is testing a Diet Coke variant in Minnesota sweetened with monk fruit and stevia instead of the artificial sweeter aspartame. The drink, packaged in 7.5-oz minicans, boasts the words “plant-based sweeteners” front and center under the Diet Coke logo. The can has a light green metallic look, instead of the...
Beverage Digest is walking the show floor along with about 65,000 other attendees at Expo West in California this week. We'll investigate natural ingredient trends that could one day drive the growing and profitable functional packaged beverage market. We're also looking for what's new within existing ready-to-drink segments and product lines, and talking to the founders and leaders who propel the sector.
We'll share our observations in live updates here, so check back through the next couple of days.
Subscribers can email us if there is something specific you'd like to ask about. For those attending the show, feel free to send any noteworthy observations as well.