Press Clips: Blue Diamond To Pay $9 Million in Settlement

Blue Diamond reported to be settling class action lawsuit for about $9 million, Justin Timberlake is set to star in Bai's upcoming Super Bowl commercial, and the FDA cracks down on alleged camel milk "miracle cure."

Review: Venice Cold Brew Becomes an Early Mover on Cascara

Venice Cold Brew's sparkling cascara is a blend made from the fruit (or “cherry”) that surrounds the coffee bean, carbonated water and sugar. The innovative beverage is almost soda-like, and while there’s definitely room to improve the intuitiveness of this product, it’s a solid start.

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.

Juicero Slashes Price Ahead of Schedule

Speaking with BevNET, Juicero CEO Jeff Dunn said the decision was a partly the result of a successful Black Friday/Cyber Monday promotion; upon lowering the price to $399, the company doubled its user base in one day.

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.

Bob Nakasone Joins First Beverage Ventures

Following the departures of Nantucket Nectars co-founder Tom First and former Glaceau executive Jason Camillos last year, the firm’s fund, First Beverage Ventures, has brought on a pair of investment professionals and a seasoned industry operator to manage its investment portfolio.

Monster Investor Call Reflects Mixed Fortunes in 2016

Executives from Monster Beverage Corporation discussed a variety of topics on Thursday during the company’s annual investor call, including the performance of its new Mutant “super soda” drink and the status of its forthcoming coffee innovation, Cafe Monster.

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.