The private equity fund is looking to take a minority stake in 5 to 10 companies in the natural food, beverage and supplements space, with investments ranging between $500,000 and $2.5 million each.
Meaty sales for a company stocked with beverage business veterans.
For starters, Mountain Dew will. The Huffington Post recently profiled the company's diehard consumer base, who don’t appear to be going anywhere amidst widespread declines in U.S. soda consumption.
Whether looking back after a recent sale or describing the professional and personal circumstances that govern their day-to-day lives, entrepreneurs running food and beverage companies serve as the primary sources for advice and knowledge at BevNET FBU (Food and Beverage University) events.
C2O, which markets Thai-sourced coconut water in both can and Tetra Pak containers, recently launched its first flavored line extension, a chocolate variety. In our review of the brand's original variety (packaged in a 17.5 oz. can) and the chocolate product, which comes in a 1 L Tetra Pak, we find both products to be very good formulation-wise, but have some suggestions for the label of C2O's new flavor.
Rounding out our coverage of the 2015 Winter Fancy Food Show is the following news regarding distribution gains for brands exhibiting at the event as well as updates on line extensions and product revamps.
Suja and Bai took to their Twitter accounts Thursday to celebrate their inclusion on list saying they were “thrilled’ to be featured.
The biggest question for drinking vinegar is probably the most obvious one: how do you get people to buy it?
Three months removed from PepsiCo’s launch of Pepsi True, a mid-calorie cola sweetened with stevia, the beverage and snack giant is now expanding distribution and introducing new sizes of the product to three U.S. cities.
BAWLS Guarana’s latest flavor, Orange, is a nice translation of a classic orange soda into what is effectively an energy drink.
Food and Beverage University will feature a broad look at financial options for new food and beverage companies that will match their lifecycle and needs at all growth stages.
Grady's co-founder Dave Sands described the bean bags as a critical extension for the brand, which had been limited at retail because its primary offering, a bottled liquid concentrate, requires refrigeration.
Runa, which markets a line guayusa-infused beverages, has added a new Orange Passion variety to its "Clean Energy" carbonated sub-line. Compared with the other flavors of Runa Clean Energy, we really like use of an orange accent color, which appears on some of the text and in the fruit images.
Once again, Suja has added to its vast line of cold-pressed, high pressure processed juices with the launch of a new “1-Day Renewal” set that is sold exclusively at Target. Coming under the banner of its "Essentials" sub-line, the set includes three new items: a probiotic-infused juice, a green juice, and a protein-rich, almond milk-based beverage.
In this week's press clips, Pepsi spoils a Gronkowski gathering, Wendy's pulls soda from its kids meals, and Soylent raises $20 million in financing round.