Review: CAFF Cold Brew Coffee

Using the same bottle and one-color label style seen in dozens of cold brew products, it’s hard to look at CAFF -- which is definitely a great tasting beverage -- and not have the feeling that you are looking at something that’s a commodity product.

Soylent 2.0 Puts Algae in a Bottle

The move into a bottled format isn’t Soylent 2.0’s only new point of differentiation. The product has also undergone a reformulation, with “farm-free algae sources” now accounting for over half of the product’s lipid calorie count.

Review: HFACTOR Water

With both a unique value proposition and package type, HFACTOR is an innovative approach to the packaged water category. The product is formulated with molecular hydrogen gas dissolved into water and packaged into an 8 oz. pouch commonly used for dry packaged snacks.

Diversity in Natural Foods: The Way Forward

Readers of my last two columns get the point quickly: food and beverage companies in the natural products industry should strive for racial and ethnic diversity. To that end, now we’re going to think about solutions: practices that the industry and its component companies can inaugurate to spur both employee and entrepreneurial diversity.

Press Clips: Big Soda Awaits Reaction to Non-Aspartame Diet Pepsi

Speaking on his competitor’s decision to reformulate Diet Pepsi, Alexander “Sandy” Douglas Jr., executive vice president & president of Coca-Cola North America, said on a Coke earnings call that the new Diet Pepsi will “create a lot of buzz in the category, some of it good, as the good science of the safety of non-nutritive sweeteners gets out in the marketplace and is reinforced.”