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Smell may be the dominant sense associated with good coffee, but visual cues are more important than ever for expressing the full story of what goes into making that latte. And there’s a lot to show - heritage, value chains, product innovation, sustainability, culture. “The growing demand for specialty coffee follows the growing consumer interest…

How Specialty Coffee Brands Are Using Visual Storytelling to Stay Top of Mind

Smell may be the dominant sense associated with good coffee, but visual cues are more important than ever for expressing

Global lockdown is slowly beginning to lift and we’re all eager to resume enjoying the experience of drinking and eating out. But with social distancing as the new normal, it remains to be seen how these experiences will change. No one is more eager to understand than the cafe, restaurant and bar businesses themselves as…

Social Distancing Adds New Touchpoints in the Customer Journey for F&B Businesses

Global lockdown is slowly beginning to lift and we’re all eager to resume enjoying the experience of drinking and eating

If you’re struggling to understand the effects of Covid-19 on the alcohol industry - you’re not alone. A big picture snapshot of the current situation is composed of starkly contrasting black and white trends, each telling very different tales. On the one hand, online sales are booming globally as many people are drinking more at…
Drink industry trends post Covid-19

Emerging Alcohol Trends That Are Likely to Stay After Covid-19

If you’re struggling to understand the effects of Covid-19 on the alcohol industry – you’re not alone. A big picture

Ripples is super excited to be launching DrinkX, a new podcast about next-gen drink experiences. DrinkX is about the developing influence of consumer drink experiences on the beverage sector, from the changing nature of drink occasions, to digital innovations in drink marketing, to new developments in customization. Beyond offering multiple perspectives on drink experience from…
DrinkX Podcast

Ripples Launches DrinkX, a Podcast by and for Beverage Experts 

Ripples is super excited to be launching DrinkX, a new podcast about next-gen drink experiences. DrinkX is about the developing

For better or worse, the shift towards at-home mixology couldn’t be more timely. This list of home mixologist influencers from around the globe - and their Instagammable works of drink art - will inspire you to get crafty at your own bar cart. As all things seasonal, local, and even foraged continue to dominate cocktail…
At-Home Mixologists Cocktails

5 At-Home Mixologists Share Their Favorite Quarantine Cocktails

For better or worse, the shift towards at-home mixology couldn’t be more timely. This list of home mixologist influencers from

The recent tidal wave of Covid-19 related memes underlines the power of positive content to help us cope collectively in times of crisis. As one popular illustrator notes, “Using art and humor right is one of the most comforting things in times like this... it normalizes the situation we're in without really ignoring the concern.“ …
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Responding to Covid-19: How Bars & Cafes Are Using Ripples

The recent tidal wave of Covid-19 related memes underlines the power of positive content to help us cope collectively in