Jon Landis

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Consumer Reports Slams Sports, Plant-Based Drinks

In a new article titled “Don’t be fooled by coconut water and other new sports drinks,” Consumer Reports hammers away claims of enhanced hydration and elevated nutrition as touted by beverage brands in a range of categories, including plant-based waters and electrolyte-fortified drinks.

Press Clips: Study Links CSDs to Aging

A study recently published in the American Journal of Public Health, summarized by Time, found that daily consumption of carbonated soft drinks can age white blood cells by almost two years.

Photo Recap from Expo West 2014

Amid a winding web of booths comprised of thousands of exhibitors, including over 200 beverage companies, and a record-setting 67,000 attendees crammed within the halls of the Anaheim Convention Center,…

Expo West 2014 Photo Gallery: New Brands, Products & Packaging

While established beverage brands took advantage of the high-profile event to announce line extensions, updated formulations and packaging revamps, a significant number of early-stage companies utilized Expo West to introduce their products to swarms of distributors, retailers and media personnel walking the show floor. Covering every new product introduction or revamp at Expo West was no easy task, but our team was up for the challenge.

Photo Gallery: New Products, Packaging Revamps at NACS 2013

No, the 2013 NACS show in Atlanta may not have been a hub for innovation as it was in years past. Nevertheless, here was a significant number of new product announcements and brand updates seen at the 2013 NACS show, most coming in the form of line extensions and packaging revamps. After three days on the floor, we located almost 60 new products and brands that were featured at the event, all of which are included in the following photo gallery.

Photo Gallery: New Brands, Products and Revamps at Expo East 2013

If the number of brand launches, line extensions and new products seen at the 2013 Natural Products Expo East show is any indication, consumer demand for natural products is as strong as ever. After navigating our way through dozens of aisles at the Baltimore Convention Center, we've compiled a sizable photo gallery of many of the new brands, products and revamps featured at the event.

Submit Your Brand for BevNET’s New Beverage Guide and Best of 2013 Awards

BevNET’s New Beverage Guide is the most comprehensive collection of non-alcoholic beverages compiled annually. The guide will be promoted to 19,000 readers in BevNET Magazine and 100,000 monthly visitors via BevNET’s Best of 2013 Awards, which will be announced in December, will feature winners in over 12 categories.

Photo Gallery – BevNET Live Summer ’13 Sponsors, Exhibitors, Speakers and Venue

Last week, BevNET Live Summer ’13 turned New York City’s Metropolitan Pavilion into a networking and educational mecca for nearly 600 beverage entrepreneurs, suppliers, retailers, distributors. Below are five photo galleries from the event, each showcasing the range of premium content and opportunities offered to attendees of BevNET Live.