As Labor Day weekend begins, BevNET Magazine publisher Barry Nathanson opines on why it's essential to recharge your batteries.
A lifetime food and beverage executive who has come in to navigate the late-stage expansion and sale of high-profile brands like Stirrings (sold to Seagram’s) and Immaculate Baking Co. (sold to General Mills), as well as a former CEO of Annie’s, Paul Nardone has joined fast-growing snack brand PopCorners as its CEO.
While it’s arguably less ambitious than the plans of the former Gotham mayor, Titone’s proposed measure is one he says stands a better chance of being passed.
Based in Northwest Washington, Anchorhead Coffee is a small-batch roaster that produces two ready-to-drink cold-brew coffee products. While brand's "original" and "hopped" varieties are well-crafted, it's on the branding side that there is work to be done.
Senomyx, a flavor supplier that manufactures Sweetmyx, today announced that a concentrated version of the ingredient, one designed to enhance the flavor profile of foods and beverages made with reduced calories and sugar, will be used in Manzanita Sol nationally and in Mug Root Beer in two U.S. test markets.
A recent Harris Poll sought to understand the effectiveness of trendy marketing terms for food and beverages, including handmade/handcrafted, artisan/artisanal, custom, craft, limited edition, and small batch.
The Wall Street Journal landed an interview with Arizona Beverages CEO Don Vultaggio, his first since securing complete control of his company following a seven-year long legal dispute with company co-founder and friend turned foe John Ferolito.
Juicera has added a kids' line to its brand of cold-pressed, high pressured processed juices. Packaged in 10 oz. fully wrapped bottles, the line comes in three varieties: Apple Juice, Lemonade and Pineapple Power.
Revive Kombucha’s Tropic Wonder is a beverage made with an earl grey and orange peel kombucha culture, which is then flavored with orange juice, lemon juice, vanilla extract and cayenne. The flavor is smooth and well-balanced, with the light citrus flavor pairing nicely with the flavor of the earl grey tea.
In order to best meet the needs of our readers and event attendees, we’re excited to announce our newest media property, Project NOSH, which will cover the world of Natural, Organic, Sustainable and Healthy packaged food companies. This new platform will offer increased daily coverage of the trends, news, personalities and events that are affecting food brands as they launch and grow.
CSPI’s analysis found that nearly $52 million of the soda industry’s efforts were spent challenging federal public health initiatives while the bulk of the remainder was spent at the state level.
Respondents say their aversion to soft drinks is based on the high-calorie and high-sugar content in regular soda and artificial sweeteners like aspartame used in diet versions.
Jubali, which markets high pressure processed juices, smoothies and nut milks, has added a line of tea products. Jubali describes its Herbal Infusion Teas line as being "made with wild ingredients," and are formulated with eclectic flavors including dandelion and chicory.
Mounting food waste is said to be at the heart of operational losses that reached $600,000 a month across all Organic Avenue locations by May, 2015.