Protein beverages (Protein2o, Mix1), probiotic offerings (Lifeway Kefir, Clearly Kombucha) and coconut water (Vita Coco, Minoku, Powercoco, Cocozia, Tongo) continue to draw interest from retailers and distributors.
U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT 3rd District) introduced a bill to Congress on Wednesday that would require a national tax on sugary beverages.
Big mergers and acquisitions that are either directly involved with the beverage industry or affecting it in terms of retailing and distribution started early this summer and they haven’t let up.
The agreement appears to underscore Target’s growing commitment to healthier, functional beverages.
The lawsuit’s dismissal was based on the fact that scientific arguments in favor of the effects of high-pressure processing (HPP) as a way of deterring bacterial growth were cited in the very same documents that the plaintiffs were using to prove HPP’s lack of effectiveness.
Oregon, Washington and Vermont seek a permanent injunction that would prohibit the company’s allegedly deceptive advertising, along with civil penalties and restitution to customers.
The campaign, which began on Monday and will continue until Sept. 15, aims to engage consumers through social media and point-of-sale locations.
Less than two months after Vitaminwater changed its formula by using a blend of cane sugar and stevia, the brand has brought back its original formula.
Big Geyser has launched a new brand of seltzers titled “Hal’s Beverage.” The distributor will leverage its existing footprint to take on the New York City seltzer market.
George Martinez, president and co-founder of Shadow, said that he expects mix1 to reach national distribution and 30-50,000 accounts by early 2015.
Affinnova, a marketing technology and analytics company, released an extensive report on how package designs are affecting the beverage industry.
The USDA has implemented a new set of standards for school nutrition. While foodservice directors struggle to assemble their menus, beverage companies see new opportunities.
The acquisition will broaden KeHE’s already expansive distribution footprint and will combine two like-minded wholesalers.
After surveying beverage retailers across the U.S., senior analyst Bonnie Herzog of Wells Fargo finds optimism in the overcast.