Outlaw Energy, a new energy drink brand developed by serial beverage entrepreneur Lance Collins, announced that it has finalized a partnership with Avanzar Sales and Distribution for coverage in Southern California.
Jonathan Yohannan, the director of public relations for Panera Bread, stated that, for the time being, the company's "No No List" will not be extended to beverages sold at its stores.
U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer of New York visited Black Button Distilling, calling for funding needed by the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) to hire additional federal inspectors to review and approve now-delayed permit applications needed by distilleries, breweries, and wineries to open, expand and sell their products.
Juisi's products are now available in specialty food chains Kings and Balducci’s, with distribution managed by Gourmet Guru.
Launched in 2008 as a hybrid coffee and energy drink and often promoted as a premium cocktail mixer, Whynatte is now positioned as a ready-to-drink coffee, first and foremost, according to founder Jesse Altman, who said that the beverages will be sold in the natural food sections of Kroger stores.
In an interview with BevNET, Zevia CEO Paddy Spence discussed the company's reasoning and decision to remove coloring from its products and become a non-GMO brand.
As Whole Foods continues to introduce new shelf space for high pressure processed (HPP) juice products, it’s clear that the retailer is also adding room for similarly processed and premium positioned beverages in a range of other categories.
News of a couple notable investment rounds recently hit our desk, with organic soda brand Sipp and Coconut Cartel, which markets coconut water sold in unopened coconuts, each securing new equity financing.
Sean "Diddy" Combs, one of a trio of high-profile investors in Aquahydrate, has once again worked the alkaline water brand into a national television ad, this time for Ciroc Vodka. The ad, which promotes designated driving, comes approximately 15 months after the debut of a widely aired TV spot for Fiat, which also included placement of Aquahydrate.
A recent New York Times stated that SunOpta, a global supplier and processor of natural and organic ingredients and finished products, requested and won permission from the USDA to label corn and soy processed in a company-owned plant as non-GMO.
The Non-GMO Project, the leading certifier of products free of genetically modified ingredients, is about to get some new competition from a big-time player in the food and beverage industry: the U.S. government.
Despite sustained interest in the market for cold-pressed, HPP juices, Tree Top declined to add to its investment in Fresh Matters, the maker of 'tude juices. Tree Top stated that “the initial business plan for which these investments were made has never materialized and had never come to fruition.”
A Mother Jones report that focused on a California-based source for Starbucks’ Ethos bottled water brand, which, situated in an area faced with “exceptional drought,” according to the news service, has ignited a flurry of criticism of the coffee giant in recent days.
A new national presence at Wendy’s, one of the country’s largest fast food chains, hits on two areas of focus for the organic tea brand: rapid growth of its foodservice business and the continuation of a company goal to “democratize organics” by making such products available to as many Americans as possible.