Review: Zevia Sparkling Water is a Logical and Timely Line Extension

While Zevia has been innovating in the CSD category, there’s another category that has been exploding: flavored sparkling water. That said, Zevia’s move into the space seems like a good extension given its credibility as a zero-calorie natural player and broad awareness of its brand.

Review: Amazon Jungle Acai Drinks

Amazon Jungle is a line of acai berry based beverages that, on the surface, appears to follow the footsteps of other acai drinks.

Press Clips: Chuck Norris Launches Bottled Water Company

Chuck Norris launches a bottled water company, PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi talks about protecting the environment while growing a major company, Thrillist looks at sparkling waters to challenge LaCroix, and The New York Times profiles Rohan Oza in the wake of the $1.7 billion Bai sale.

BevNET Podcast Ep. 41: Sensing Success with Whipstitch's Burgmaier

In this edition of the podcast, Burgmaier, who’s worked with several fast-growing and high-profile food and beverage brands, including Essentia, Spindrift and KeVita, discussed the current climate for CPG financing, competition for investment dollars and what he views as the key attributes for successful brands.

Rob Paladino Joins Pure Brazilian As CEO

Paladino joins the company following a two-year stint as CEO of WTRMLN WTR, where he oversaw record triple-digit growth for the cold-pressed juice brand.

Review: Soylent Adds Two New Flavors

The last time we took a look at Soylent, we remarked at how far the brand has come since its original, powdered effort. So, when we saw that there were two new flavors launching, we were pretty interested in seeing whether the company would continue to advance and evolve the brand.

Temple Turmeric Debuts New Drinking Vinegars and Shots in New York

Continuing to branch out from its signature elixir brand, Temple Turmeric expanded its lines of turmeric-based raw drinking vinegars and pure prana shots this month. The company debuted four new SKUs in New York last week, with plans to expand their distribution nationally by mid-spring.

Mehta to Birth Brands at Born Wild

Today entrepreneur and investor Zubin Mehta announced the launch of Born Wild Brands. Mehta most recently served as CEO at Nourish Snacks, a better-for-you snack company founded by TODAY’s Joy Bauer.

Organic Food Incubator Reborn In New Jersey

In an interview with BevNET, Schwartz said that he looked at approximately 30 potential new locations throughout New York’s five boroughs last year in an effort to retain the company’s identity. However, the cost savings available by moving to New Jersey were too enticing to ignore.

New Soft DRINK Bar Lands in Times Square

DRINK is a first of its kind non-alcoholic beverage bar located inside the American Eagle Outfitters in Times Square, New York City. Funded by venture capital firm Cleveland Avenue, the bar stocks 20 different small craft beverage brands from nearly every category in the industry.

People Moves: Q Drinks Adds Honest Tea Vets; New COO for Zevia

Fast-growing premium mixer brand Q Drinks has added two longtime Honest Tea executives to its sales team as it looks to bolster its presence at retail stores. Meanwhile, Zevia today announced the promotion of Hank Margolis to the role of COO.

Review: GuS Extends Into Single Serve Mixers

Since 2003, NYC-based GuS (aka Grown-up Soda) has been producing less sweet carbonated soft drinks that are made with high-quality ingredients. With its products targeting an adult palate, GuS is now expanding into an area that seems quite complementary: cocktail mixers.