Columbia Gorge Enlists UNFI and Expands HPP Offerings

The company recently partnered with UNFI, the nation’s largest distributor of natural foods and a preferred supplier for Whole Foods. UNFI now distributes a range of Columbia Gorge juices in Texas, Madison, Wis. and Chicago, and the brand is gradually making its way east, now using HPP as a way to extend shelf life of products carried by the wholesaler.

BevNET Announces Launch of Project NOSH

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.

Review: Jubali Herbal Infusions Teas

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.

Review: Anchorhead Cold Brew Coffee

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.

Review: Genius Juice (Updated Packaging)

Genius Juice, which markets a line of coconut-based drinks that are high pressure processed, has revamped its packaging and updated the formulation of its coconut smoothie. The changes are an excellent upgrade to the brand, which is sold throughout California.

Review: Icebox Water

Icebox Water is a packaged water product from Canada that comes in what the manufacturer describes as “eco-friendly BPA-free packaging.” This of course refers to the carton that the company is using, which is definitely the most unique part about the product in that this format is only used by a very small number of products.

Review: American Juice Company

The premise behind the American Juice Company is to sell natural juice-based cocktail mixers that are good enough to be served at high-end restaurants and bars, but also satisfy the home cocktail enthusiast. As such, the products are made with only a few ingredients and come packaged in a thoughtfully designed 16 oz. bottle.