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Top 100 Drinking Trends in October

From Compostable Tea Packaging to Spent Grain Beer Packaging

— October 24, 2020 — Lifestyle
Ranging from compostable tea packaging to spent grain beer packaging, the October 2020 drinking ideas showcase how brands are meeting the needs of various consumers. Notably, brands are aiming to reduce their carbon footprint and that of the consumer, by creating more eco-friendly packaging and reusing products that would otherwise be sent to landfill.

In addition, the October 2020 drinking trends take inspiration from the fall season with autumn- and Halloween-inspired beverages. These include pumpkin oat coffee creamers, gingerbread-spiced holiday sodas, and Millennial-friendly holiday wine kits, among others.

Moreover, with the colder weather comes flu season, many brands are helping the consumers proactively avoid falling ill with immunity-boosting beverages, including probiotic-powered hard seltzers, plant-based compostable health pods, and immune-boosting juice beverages—to name a few.
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Activity
Freshness
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Alcohol-Inspired Cinnamon Eggnogs
Alcohol-Inspired Cinnamon Eggnogs
Walmart Welcomes Fireball Holiday Nog to its Shelves this Fall
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98
Pop Drink Margarita Collaborations
Pop Drink Margarita Collaborations
The Dew Garita Will Soon Be Available at Red Lobster
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97
Coffee Day-Inspired Promotions
Coffee Day-Inspired Promotions
Wandering Bear Coffee Now Has a Discount for National Coffee Day
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96
Spicy Blood Orange Seltzers
Spicy Blood Orange Seltzers
PRESS' Blood Orange Seltzer Has a Hot Chili Kick
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95
Cost-Effective Coffee Subscriptions
Cost-Effective Coffee Subscriptions
Pret a Manger Now Lets Subscribers Claim Five Drinks Per Day
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94
Derby-Inspired Beer Cocktails
Derby-Inspired Beer Cocktails
Blue Moon is Helping Fans Celebrate the Kentucky Derby
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93
Compostable Tea Packaging
Compostable Tea Packaging
Metropolitan Tea's Pouch Uses Home & Industrial Compostable Materials
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92
Traceably Sourced Beers
Traceably Sourced Beers
Dogfish Head Craft Brewery's Re-Gen-Ale Addresses Climate Change
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91
Immunity CBD Bath Bombs
Immunity CBD Bath Bombs
Kush Queen Offers a CBD-Infused Bath Bomb to Boost Immunity
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90
Seamlessly Integrated Organic CBD
Seamlessly Integrated Organic CBD
Upsy's CBD Arrives in Tinctures, Roll-on Stick and Pour-in Mixes
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89
Self-Fill Bottle Programs
Self-Fill Bottle Programs
Tractor Beverage Co. Cuts the Cost of Carry-Out Beverages
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88
Wilderness-Themed Gins
Wilderness-Themed Gins
The Rainier Mountain Fresh Gin is High-Quality and Adventurous
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87
Signature Ice Auctions
Signature Ice Auctions
SONIC Drive-In Put a Cup of SONIC Ice up for Bidding
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86
Empowering Cocktail Kits
Empowering Cocktail Kits
Barter & Shake Created an All Women Take-Out Cocktail Initiative
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85
Social Distancing Teapots
Social Distancing Teapots
Yorkshire Tea's Ad Reminds of Safe Distancing Guidelines for the Office
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84
Sparkling Pressed Fruit Drinks
Sparkling Pressed Fruit Drinks
VIVEAU is 50% Sparkling Mineral Water & 50% Fresh-Pressed Fruit
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83
Self-Cleaning Water Pitchers
Self-Cleaning Water Pitchers
The LARQ Pitcher Relies on a Plant-Based Filter & UV-C LED Technology
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82
Keto-Friendly Smoothie Blends
Keto-Friendly Smoothie Blends
Dole's Keto Berry Blend is Full of Healthy Fats & Limited Carbs
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81
Plant-Based Compostable Health Pods
Plant-Based Compostable Health Pods
Rejuvenation Water's Drinks Pods Boast Health Benefits
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80
Customizable Coffee Subscriptions
Customizable Coffee Subscriptions
Dispatch Coffee Shares Flexible and Personalized Subscriptions
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79
Plant-Based CBD Drink Mixes
Plant-Based CBD Drink Mixes
Liweli Makes Water-Soluble, Fast-Acting CBD Drink Mixes
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78
Artisan Flavor Sparkling Cocktails
Artisan Flavor Sparkling Cocktails
The Sol Duc Hard Seltzers will Come in Three Flavor Options
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77
Savory Canned Cocktails
Savory Canned Cocktails
The Dry Fly Bloody Mary Makes the Classic Cocktail Easy to Access
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76
Beautifying Lavender Teas
Beautifying Lavender Teas
The Republic of Tea's Functional Drink Improves Skin Complexion
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75
Playful Rivalry Gaming Events
Playful Rivalry Gaming Events
Captain Morgan's Online Gaming Experience Unites Friends Virtually
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74
Instant Mushroom Coffee Blends
Instant Mushroom Coffee Blends
Sayan's Mushroom Coffee Blend is for Energy, Clarity, and Wellness
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73
Mindful Drinking Challenges
Mindful Drinking Challenges
Ritual Zero Proof is Redefining the Sober October Challenge
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72
Bespoke Agave-Based Vodkas
Bespoke Agave-Based Vodkas
Dan Aykroyd’s Crystal Head Vodka Unveiled its Third Expression—Onyx
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71
Nutrient-Dense Survival Meals
Nutrient-Dense Survival Meals
Nutrient Survival's Shelf-Stable Freeze-Dried Meals Only Need Water
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70
Gummy Candy-Inspired Beers
Gummy Candy-Inspired Beers
Sheetz Brewed a Beer Using with Over 100 Pounds of Gummy Rings
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69
Artist-Designed Mineral Water Bottles
Artist-Designed Mineral Water Bottles
The PERRIER x MURAKAMI Bottles Share Art by Takashi Murakami
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68
Sustainably Packaged Organic Spirits
Sustainably Packaged Organic Spirits
The Nc’nean Organic Single Malt Whisky is High-Quality
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67
Premium Chilled Coffees
Premium Chilled Coffees
Seven Seeds Taps Snap Chill Technology for Its First Canned Coffee
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66
Collaborative Vegan-Friendly Wines
Collaborative Vegan-Friendly Wines
Hello! Wines are Made to Be Enjoyed by All
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65
PMS Symptom-Easing Elixirs
PMS Symptom-Easing Elixirs
Marea Wellness Launches Its First Product, the PMS Elixir
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64
Better-for-You Canned Cocktails
Better-for-You Canned Cocktails
VIDE Canned Cocktails are Made with Three Simple Ingredients
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63
Flavored Effervescent Wines
Flavored Effervescent Wines
Hard Bubbly Makes Lightly Carbonated Wine Drinks with Monk Fruit
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62
Beer Flavor Mystery Promotions
Beer Flavor Mystery Promotions
SRAS Debuted a New Mystery Flavor Contest with a $10,000 Prize
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61
Premium Coffee Holiday Promotions
Premium Coffee Holiday Promotions
Peet's Coffee is Giving Fans a Discount for National Coffee Day
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60
Stereotype-Challenging Bourbons
Stereotype-Challenging Bourbons
Off Hours Challenges the 'Boys’ Club' Stereotypes of Bourbon
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59
Fruity Kefir-Based Beverages
Fruity Kefir-Based Beverages
Yorlife Kefir's Beverages are Available in Four Tasty Flavor Options
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58
Strawberry-Infused Celebrity Gins
Strawberry-Infused Celebrity Gins
INDOGGO GIN is a New Creation by Snoop Dogg
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57
Pumpkin Oat Coffee Creamers
Pumpkin Oat Coffee Creamers
Chobani's Oat-Based Pumpkin Spice Creamer Features a Favorite Flavor
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56
Architect-Designed Cognac Bottles
Architect-Designed Cognac Bottles
This Exclusive Release Honors Hennessy X.O's 150th Anniversary
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55
Strawberry Gin Cocktails
Strawberry Gin Cocktails
Beefeater Gin's Ready-to-Drink Cans Appeal to Premium Gin Drinkers
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54
Carbon-Neutral Coffee Cups
Carbon-Neutral Coffee Cups
Nespresso is Working for Supply Chain & Product Carbon Neutrality
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53
Coffee-Flavored Coffee Creamers
Coffee-Flavored Coffee Creamers
Unlocked by Coffee Mate Takes the Bitterness Out of Black Coffee
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52
Probiotic Cola Beverages
Probiotic Cola Beverages
Live Beverages' Cola With Probiotics Features 0 Calories
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51
Canned Milk Beverages
Canned Milk Beverages
Kemps' siips Shelf-Stable Milk Shares Indulgent On-the-Go Flavors
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50
Fermented Juice Satchets
Fermented Juice Satchets
The BIO-E Bio Fermented Juice Squeeze Packets are Sold in a 14-Pack
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49
Mood-Altering Botanical Cafes
Mood-Altering Botanical Cafes
Strange Love's Cafe Shares Superfoods, Therapeutic Herbs & More
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48
Fresh Homebrewing Kits
Fresh Homebrewing Kits
The Pinter Helps Drinkers Enjoy Fresh Beer at Home with Less Waste
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47
Zero-Sugar Canned Lemonades
Zero-Sugar Canned Lemonades
Swoon's Sugar-Free Lemonade is Sweetened by Monk Fruit
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46
Whisky-Branded Slow Art Projects
Whisky-Branded Slow Art Projects
Glengoyne Whisky Enlists Jonathon Keats for a 50-Year Art Project
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45
Boosted Kefir Waters
Boosted Kefir Waters
GT's Aqua Kefir Supports Pre- & Post-Workout Hydration
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44
Three-Ingredient Plant Milks
Three-Ingredient Plant Milks
Lavva Plant Milk Blends Pili Nuts, Coconut Water and Filtered Water
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43
Super-Strength Craft Beers
Super-Strength Craft Beers
Strength in Numbers is the World's Strongest Beer with 57.8% ABV
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42
Refreshing Fruit-Flavored Seltzers
Refreshing Fruit-Flavored Seltzers
The Bud Light Platinum Seltzer Comes in Three Unique Flavors
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41
Color-Changing Cocktail Sakes
Color-Changing Cocktail Sakes
The Seilan Blue Sake Changes According to the Recipe
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40
Coffee-Tracing QR Codes
Coffee-Tracing QR Codes
The Meet the Farmer QR Code Gives Coffee Drinkers Transparency
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39
Millennial-Targeted Hyperlocal Beer Ads
Millennial-Targeted Hyperlocal Beer Ads
The 'Big Sean Budweiser' Aims to Reach those 25-34 of Age
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38
Alcohol-Free Botanical Spirits
Alcohol-Free Botanical Spirits
Warner’s 0% ABV Botanic Garden Spirits are Alternatives to Alcohol
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37
Spicy Citrus Seltzers
Spicy Citrus Seltzers
Spicy Ranch Water Features Organic Agave, Natural Lime Juice & Jalapeño
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36
Expansive Flavor Sparkling Cocktails
Expansive Flavor Sparkling Cocktails
The Pure Piraña Hard Seltzer is Just 100 Calories Per Can
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35
Rum-Branded Tropical Activations
Rum-Branded Tropical Activations
Langs Jamaican Rum Launched a Staycation Rum Pop-Up
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34
At-Home Oktoberfest Kits
At-Home Oktoberfest Kits
Samuel Adams and Auntie Anne's Kits Supply Food and Drinks
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33
Single-Serve Coffee Systems
Single-Serve Coffee Systems
Bruvi Reinvents the Single-Serve System with Patented Brewing Tech
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32
Zero-Waste Coffee Pods
Zero-Waste Coffee Pods
Maxwell House's 100% Compostable Coffee Pods Reduce Single-Use Waste
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31
Gingerbread-Spiced Holiday Sodas
Gingerbread-Spiced Holiday Sodas
Mountain Dew Snap'd is Coming For the 2021 Holiday Season
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30
Bendable Paper Juice Box Straws
Bendable Paper Juice Box Straws
Kiju's Recyclable Juice Boxes Come with Bendable Paper Straws
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29
Interactive AR Cans
Interactive AR Cans
Third Aurora's Augmented Reality Tech Encircles Drink Containers
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28
Three-Part Reusable Bottles
Three-Part Reusable Bottles
The Lightweight Buoy Bottle Consists of a Bottle, Cup and Finger Loop
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27
Carbonated Coffee Drinks
Carbonated Coffee Drinks
Sofee Puts a Twist on Canned Coffee Beverages
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26
Sour Energy Drinks
Sour Energy Drinks
Tarty Shares a Tart Flavor Experience Without the Sugar
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25
Low-Calorie Organic Beers
Low-Calorie Organic Beers
The Coors Organic Beer is a Healthier Alternatives to Traditional Beer
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24
Health-Focused Probiotic Ciders
Health-Focused Probiotic Ciders
101 Cider House Introduces a New, Small-Batch Probiotic Cider
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23
Sparkling Kefir Waters
Sparkling Kefir Waters
LOOP's Water Kefir Helps to Repurpose Food Industry Leftovers
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22
Influencer Coffee Brand Re-Launches
Influencer Coffee Brand Re-Launches
Tik Tok Star-Made 'Chamberlain Coffee' is Back with a New Look
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21
Immune-Boosting Juice Beverages
Immune-Boosting Juice Beverages
Superfood Immunity Boost Shares Elderberry, Cranberry & Echinacea
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20
Snapchilled Canned Coffee Collaborations
Snapchilled Canned Coffee Collaborations
Elemental Beverage Emphasizes Its Snapchill Technology
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19
Wine-Packed Advent Calendars
Wine-Packed Advent Calendars
The Holiday Wine Advent Calendar is Limited-Edition
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18
Gen Z Influencer Beverages
Gen Z Influencer Beverages
Dunkin' Named 'The Charli' After TikTok Star Charli D'Amelio
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17
Probiotic-Powered Hard Seltzers
Probiotic-Powered Hard Seltzers
Flying Embers is Introducing a New Hard Seltzer Line for Summer
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16
Mushroom-Infused Organic Instant Coffees
Mushroom-Infused Organic Instant Coffees
Mushroom Cups Boasts Mushroom Coffee with Many Benefits
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15
Spicy Mexican Seltzers
Spicy Mexican Seltzers
Canijilla Shares Unique Flavors Like Mango Picosito & Limón-Pepino
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14
Influencer-Targeted Personal Party Kits
Influencer-Targeted Personal Party Kits
Al Tun Tun Makes It Easier to Host a Party Amid COVID
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13
Individually Packaged Wines
Individually Packaged Wines
Wander + Ivy Makes Single-Serve Wines in Durable Glass Vessels
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12
Beer-Branded Virtual Hunting Campaigns
Beer-Branded Virtual Hunting Campaigns
Keystone Light's Big Game Hunt is Now an AR Experience
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11
Backyard Dive Bars
Backyard Dive Bars
Miller High Life is Bringing the Bar Experience to a Fan's Home
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10
Returnable Fast Food Cups
Returnable Fast Food Cups
McDonald's is Testing Fast Food Coffee Cups That Can Be Dropped Off
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9
Premium Alcoholic Jello Shots
Premium Alcoholic Jello Shots
Boozy Bites Offers an Elevated Yet Fun Drinking Experience
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8
Millennial-Friendly Holiday Wine Kits
Millennial-Friendly Holiday Wine Kits
Celebrate the Holidays with BABE Wine’s Gift Bundles
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7
Caramel Pumpkin Brulée Breves
Caramel Pumpkin Brulée Breves
Dutch Bros Coffee's Caramel Pumpkin Brulée Breve is Here for Fall
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6
Low-Carb Tequila Seltzers
Low-Carb Tequila Seltzers
Mamitas Contain Just 95 Calories a Can and Come in Four Classic Flavors
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5
Smart Coffee Machines
Smart Coffee Machines
The Morning Machine Helps Coffee Drinkers Customize Nespresso Capsules
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4
Boxed Wine Backpacks
Boxed Wine Backpacks
Boxed Wine Brand Franzia Created a Wine-Dispensing Backpack
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3
Portable  Hand-Powered Espresso Machines
Portable Hand-Powered Espresso Machines
The Nanopresso Easily Provides Café Quality Espresso
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2
Paper Alcohol Bottles
Paper Alcohol Bottles
Absolut's Prototype Paper Bottles Feature Reduced Plastic
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1
Spent Grain Beer Packaging
Spent Grain Beer Packaging
The 'Trebodur' Organic Material Has a Biodegradable Design
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