Your ISBT Connection | November 15, 2022
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Featured News
Membership Renewal Reminder

As you know, ISBT has simplified the membership renewal process by moving to a common, annual membership structure. Throughout 2022, we have transitioned all members to a common renewal date of December 31.
If your membership expires on December 31, 2022, be sure to renew now so you don’t miss important information on BevTech, and exhibitor and sponsorship opportunities at the event. You can renew your membership at your convenience by going to the Members Only Dashboard. You can also renew your membership while registering for BevTech once meeting registration opens later this month.
Questions about your membership or the renewal process? Contact ISBT at
BevTech 2023 Sponsorships, BevTech 2023 Expo, and CO2 Symposium Expo Registration Available Now!  

BevTech 2023 will be held in Orlando, Florida, May 1-3, at the Caribe Royale Orlando, with a special CO2 Symposium Conference taking place the afternoon of May 3 and morning of May 4.
We are excited to announce that ISBT has a wide variety of sponsorship opportunities available for BevTech 2023 and the CO2 Symposium – many of which include BevTech registration, ISBT membership, and prime booth locations at the BevTech Expo and CO2 Symposium Expo.

BevTech 2023 Sponsorships
Secure Your Spot to Exhibit at the BevTech 2023 Technology Expo

The Technology Expo will be held Monday, May 1, 2023, from 6-9 p.m. at the Caribe Royale. Register now to secure a spot at this intensive, well-attended one-night networking event full of technology, innovation, and tasty food and beverages — all served in the exhibition area.
BevTech attendance typically ranges from 300-350 beverage industry professionals. Participants represent the full spectrum of the beverage industry, including brand owners, beverage producers, ingredient suppliers and retailers, packaging suppliers, and filling and processing equipment manufacturers.
CO2 Symposium Expo
Check Your Company's Listing in the 2023 Beverage Industry Resource Guide

Please be sure to check your company's listing in the 2023 Beverage Industry Resource Guide. Let your Data Key representative know if there are any changes that need to be made before we finalize the book for 2023.

Suppliers, bottlers, brands, consultants, and affiliated associations - check your online listing to make sure you are in the proper business categories.
Next week we will update the resource guide link to include the category section.
If you’d like to add your logo and description, contact us for sponsorship opportunities.
All sponsorships include sponsored content in the ISBT Connection newsletter throughout the year.
If your company is not listed and you would like to be please let us know ASAP.

Member News
The Beverage Industry Resource Guide contains information from beverage industry supplier members from a promotional standpoint. It is for advertising purposes only and does not reflect the opinions or position of ISBT. 
BCN Research Laboratories Presents: Preserved Drinks - Drinks containing fruit juices, tea, etc. with preservatives are usually not pasteurized even though some manufacturers pasteurize them. Only aciduric bacteria, yeasts and molds are of significance.
B&R Compliance Welcomes Michael Skrjanc, Stephen Godber, and Kristine Asay to the Company - B&R Compliance appoints new Process Engineering & Efficiency Manager, Director of Drug, Device and PV Compliance, and New Licensing and Registration Manager.
EspriGas Announces Strategic Alliance with Coca-Cola Consolidated - EspriGas announces its strategic alliance with Coca-Cola Consolidated, Inc., the largest Coca-Cola bottler in the United States.
Help for Soft Drinks Manufacturers is at Hand - CO2Sustain is reminding manufacturers that its patented additive can cut by 12% the amount of CO2 needed to add fizz during production, helping to mitigate the pressure on CO2 supplies while maintaining the same high-quality beverage experience for consumers.
If you have sponsored content (i.e., new products, case studies, white papers, etc.) that you would like to see mentioned in the ISBT Connection, please email Steve Guglielmo by November 28. 
Featured Catalogs
Data Key Communications is proud to introduce its Supplier Catalog Library, a great resource for those in the beverage industry who want to see digital catalogs from ISBT suppliers collected in one spot!

If you're a supplier who would like to have your product catalog hosted online in the Catalog Library with a shareable and embeddable link, receive statistics about readership and clicks throughout the year, and be featured in the ISBT Connection, please contact Zach Raynsford for more information.
Did You Know?
"Did You Know?" is a series of interesting events and changes to ISBT and the beverage Industry. If you have an ISBT tidbit or "fun fact," send it to

Did You Know... about the ISBT?
Encyclopedia Britannica: SSDT Executive Director Harry Korab was an author in this encyclopedia with an article on beverage production.

Interested in Beverage Gases?
Welcome, New Members!
ISBT is proud to announce we have gained 13 new members since November 1. Please join us in welcoming them to the Society! To view the complete list of new members, click the button below. For information about joining ISBT, click Join ISBT below.
Industry News
If you have news (i.e., new hires, personnel promotions, facility changes, etc.) that you would like to see mentioned in the ISBT Connection, please email Steve Guglielmo. The deadline for submission for the next issue of the ISBT Connection is November 28.
The Consumer Goods Forum Launches the “Net Zero Playbook for Consumer Industries”, in Collaboration with Accenture - The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has launched the Net Zero Playbook for Consumer Industries in collaboration with its members, Accenture and the Race to Zero. It has been launched at COP27, where a key theme is making good on the commitments made at COP26 and demonstrating action.

Nestle to buy Seattle's Best coffee brand from Starbucks - Nestle plans to acquire the Seattle's Best coffee brand from Starbucks for an undisclosed sum, with the transaction expected to close by the end of 2022 pending necessary approvals, the Swiss company said.

Why Brands like McDonald’s and Pepsi are Creating their own Songs for TikTok - The latest TikTok craze for brands? Creating their own music.
Committee Profile
Beverage and Ingredient R&D Technology Committee

The mission of the Beverage and Ingredient R&D Technology Committee is to promote the understanding of product and ingredient technology issues facing the beverage industry and also to provide a technical forum for new ingredients, new products and trends observed within the global beverage community.
Beverage and Ingredient R&D Technology Committee Chair Emina Goodman, Archer Daniels Midland Company
ISBT Resource Guide
2022 ISBT Resource Guide Online Now

The 2021-2022 Beverage Industry Resource Guide is designed to help facilitate connections and relationships between members. This year's print resource guide has grown considerably over the very first guide, which was published in 2020. We are excited to now feature more than 250 soft drink brands, 60 regional bottling companies, 20 consulting firms, and more than 350 supplier members segmented by business category!

Check out the full online edition of the Resource Guide by clicking the button below.