A former Coca-Cola Co. executive, John Blackington arrives at FulHum with over 30 years of experience in the beverage business, including the last 10 as a managing partner at consumer product advisory firm GBS Growth Partners.
Last month, cold-pressed and high pressure processed juice brand Evolution Fresh added a pair of matcha-infused varieties to its expansive line of products. Evolution's Organic Citrus Matcha and Organic Coconut Matcha are expertly blended and should find a good following among natural channel consumers.
In August, Hint introduced Hint Kick, a line of unsweetened, zero-calorie waters infused with 60 mg of caffeine from coffee bean extract. Available in three flavor varieties, including a Lemon Cayenne offering, the beverages are a nice extension of the Hint brand.
Yoot Tea is a new line of beverages described by the manufacturer as "root teas." Available in three varieties, the drinks are infused with root-based ingredients, including dandelion and licorice, added for function and flavor.
Coke’s decision is part of a broad review of its partnerships, according to a company spokesperson, and comes just weeks after the cola giant was criticized for its behind-the-scenes funding of a non-profit which downplayed the role of soft drink consumption on obesity.
Details of the settlements have not been released, however, Bruce Schechter, an attorney with R. Rex Parris Law Firm, told LawyersandSettlements.com that Monster had recently paid the family of a 14-year-old who in 2011 died of cardiac arrest.
Sustained demand for cold-pressed juice continues to draw interest from companies of all sizes -- and ages. Last month, Miller’s Big Red, a 50-year-old apple cider maker based in Michigan, announced its entry into the segment of cold-pressed, high pressure processed (HPP) juices.
Cuvee Coffee, which is an Austin, Texas-based coffee roaster and retailer, is one of only a few coffee roasters producing ready-to-drink, nitrogenated cold-brew coffee (the company claims to be the first to do so). Cuvee's offering is this one, Black & Blue, which comes packaged in an attractive 11.2 oz. can.
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Premium mixer and soda brand Q Drinks has announced new partnerships with three liquor wholesalers, including those representing California, Michigan, Georgia and Louisiana, as it builds upon a focused distribution strategy that leans on partnership marketing with spirits producers.
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Klock will speak to the “More Money, More Problems” aspect of running a large, independent beverage company and the new sets of risks and challenges that arise when dealing with an advanced entity like Talking Rain.
While we’ve had other hop-flavored kombuchas, this one seems like the best to date. We say this simply because the hop flavor doesn’t result in runaway bitterness as it does in some of the other products out there.
Marketing a range of products that have both unique names and formulations -- including a "medicinal mushroom"-infused, coconut milk-based chocolate drink called Reishi Chocolate -- Rebbl's business philosophy is as deeply entrenched in unique sources of nutrition as it is in organic and fair trade sourcing methods.