Review: Clearly Kombucha Pumpkin Spice

With the pumpkin flavor craze making its way into nearly every food and beverage category, it was only a matter of time until someone attempted to use it in a kombucha. That honor goes to Clearly Kombucha, which has done a pretty nice job with it.

Review: Four Point Zero Seltzer

Four Point Zero Seltzer uses 4.0 volumes of CO2 in the formulation of its products, a level that the company claims is the optimal level of carbonation. In our tests, it’s certainly a nice happy medium of not being over- or under-carbonated.

Review: Pressed Juicery – Seasonal Varieties

Pressed Juicery has introduced a couple new products as part of its fall seasonal lineup. The company's Pomegranate, Persimmon, Apple juice and its “Spiced Almond,” an almond milk made with dates, sea salt, vanilla bean, cinnamon, nutmeg and cardamon are nice additions to Pressed Juicery's portfolio, but we think there's a bit of work to be done on the labels.

BevNET Live Winter ’15: After the Showdown

In a panel to be held at the upcoming BevNET Live Winter 2015 event, audience members will have the opportunity to hear how the market treats fledgling beverage brands, even those that have emerged as winners of the competition.

Smartwater Looks to Sparkle With Carbonated Extension

The Coca-Cola-owned brand yesterday announced the launch of Smartwater Sparkling, which will roll out to select retailers, including upscale dining locations and hotels, online sites and club stores, in New York City, Los Angeles and Miami this month.

Review: Alova (Updated Formulation)

Alova, a brand of sparkling beverages made with 15 percent aloe vera juice, has undergone a few changes to its formulation and packaging. Overall, we like Alova’s approach and the solid flavor that it has created, but the branding needs an upgrade.

Review: Sipp Zesty Orange

Sipp’s Zesty Orange is a USDA Organic soda that’s flavored with blood orange, lime and jalapeno. That last ingredient is sure to catch some attention, and it’s definitely what sets this product apart from a flavor perspective.

Review: MALK Organics

Hailing from Houston, Texas, MALK Organics is a line of cold-pressed and HPP nut milks. Available in both ready to drink and ready-to-drink formats, each bottle of MALK is made with over one cup of sprouted organic nuts.