With the Biggest Loser star’s Empowered Media leading the way, Michaels revealed today that she had purchased a controlling interest in emerging cold brew brand Lucky Jack Coffee Co.
Here’s what we thought were the most important stories and trends that we followed throughout 2015.
Our most viewed stories centered around distribution moves, legal issues, and strategic investment.
Potential sale called a rumor by Talking Rain representative, but the company has looked into a sale in the past.
A near-avalanche of filings about the relative alcohol and sugar content of a stunningly popular beverage.
Responsibility for the firm will now lie with Debbie Wildrick and Craig Fortin, currently MetaBrand’s chief strategy officer and President and chief operating officer, respectively.
The six-SKU, five-calorie flavored water/juice blend, an organic and non-GMO certified, antioxidant-enhanced stablemate to water brand Core Hydration, is currently selling in Bristol Farms and a few other upscale groceries in Southern California right now, founder Lance Collins confirmed today
Michael Burgmaier and Nick McCoy have left Silverwood Partners, where they led the consumer products practice for the last six years, to open Whipstitch Capital, a boutique investment bank focusing on the consumer products industry.
Fair trade-focused coconut water brand Harmless Harvest today announced that it is adding a pair of experienced big-company executives to help run the business.
We don’t like to become the story, unless it actually furthers the story. So here’s the story: last month, we ran a set of IRI numbers on lemonade, and, well, we ticked off the folks at Calypso.
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.
“Since we started, we’ve shipped over 40 million bottles of Suja,” Church said. “With Coke and the right construct of an arrangement, we could go from 40 million to a billion. It just gets us super-excited about the pathway to building a much bigger business.”
The manufacturing, shipping, and distribution capabilities for Campbell's new Fresh division will depend on Bolthouse’s strong cold-chain capabilities, but the brand also plans to keep innovating.
BevNET has learned that the Coca-Cola Company will invest $90 million in Suja as part of a deal that will give the soft drink giant a path to owning the juice maker in three years.