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 increasing popularity of coconut oil can be seen in lifestyle and beauty media, through celebrity use and promotion, and the ongoing consumer trend to find more natural food and beverage options.
Continuing to pour innovation into the fast-growing cold-pressed juice category, Blueprint is launching two new flavors in Whole Foods.
“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.
The settlement could include millions of individuals who purchased at least one Red Bull can over the past 10 years.
Protein2o co-founder and CEO Bob Kral said that despite his initial optimism, he didn’t expect this level of demand. The raise will help him keep up.