KeVita has announced the Sept. 1 debut of a line of kombucha drinks, titled KeVita Master Brew Kombucha, at Safeway stores nationwide and select Whole Foods regions.
For the past few years, consumer advocates and policy research groups have publicly criticized the ingredient and linked it to gastrointestinal symptoms.
James May, the man who brought stevia to the U.S., wanted to offer consumers a healthy alternative to sugar. But before he got there, he faced more than the usual set of bureaucratic roadblocks.
The FDA has sent warning letters to two juice brands and a Brooklyn, N.Y.-based food and beverage company regarding infractions of sanitation and product claims.
It feels kinda funny to write, but here goes: the carbonated soft drink (CSD) category recorded a positive four-week growth period in sales. It’s the first time that’s happened in more than a year.
Secret Squirrel is one of up to a half-dozen other cold brew companies that have received the same cease-and-desist letter from Stumptown over trademarked packaging.
On July 21, Monster filed for U.S. trademark registration for Ultra Sunrise, which leads one convenience store retailer surveyed by Wells Fargo to believe that the company “is moving toward a Monster [carbonated soft drink (CSD)] aimed at Mountain Dew.”
The latest in distribution news features brands opening new territory on opposite coasts, with Las Vegas-based Xyience heading east while Sipp Sparkling Organics, which operates in Philadelphia, is expanding out west.
Consumers want fast meals and they want portable consumption. As a result, orange juice is losing out.
“We respectfully disagree with the FDA letter,” said founder Lisa Reed. “At Garden of Flavor, current good manufacturing practices, sanitation and food safety is our top priority.”
PepsiCo thinks juice from cashew apples, sourced in India, could work as a nice substitute for more common juice ingredients, according to The New York Times.
As non-dairy milk alternatives continue to carve out space on retail shelves, one of the category’s biggest players is reaping the profits.
A federal judge has denied a motion from high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) manufacturers, dealing them a blow in a lawsuit over marketing the sweetener as being the equivalent of sugar.
As carbonated soft drink sales continue to decline, the cola giants have benefitted from a self-enacted compromise: smaller cans.