In a video interview filmed at the 2015 NACS show, Matt Buckley, Mamma Chia's senior vice president of sales and marketing, discussed the company’s foray into convenience stores, noting that the retailing channel may offer access to millennial consumers.
Premium water brand Voss has introduced its first flavored line extensions. Packaged in Voss’ cylindrical glass bottles, Lemon Cucumber and Tangerine Lemongrass joined the brand’s subset of sparkling waters.
In this photo gallery, we feature a range of new brands, products and design revamps that we encountered at the 2015 NACS Show, as culled from our Instagram feed.
In an increasingly crowded field for cold brew coffee, Mojo is a super-premium offering that founder Ann Brainard views as differentiated by its taste -- she compares it to “melted coffee ice cream” -- and formulation, which utilizes a recipe cultivated by her New Orleans restaurateur family.
Peet’s is likely to lean on Stumptown’s proficiency in production and distribution of cold-brew coffee with an eye on launching its own ready-to-drink offering.
Inspired by Prohibition classics, the products are made with Canadian whisky, blended and finished with select premium ingredients.
A former Coca-Cola Co. executive, John Blackington arrives at FulHum with over 30 years of experience in the beverage business, including the last 10 as a managing partner at consumer product advisory firm GBS Growth Partners.
In a move indicating its continued vigilance of the kombucha category, the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) has updated and consolidated information on its website regarding the production, labeling and sale of kombucha beverages.
Premium mixer and soda brand Q Drinks has announced new partnerships with three liquor wholesalers, including those representing California, Michigan, Georgia and Louisiana, as it builds upon a focused distribution strategy that leans on partnership marketing with spirits producers.
Coke’s decision is part of a broad review of its partnerships, according to a company spokesperson, and comes just weeks after the cola giant was criticized for its behind-the-scenes funding of a non-profit which downplayed the role of soft drink consumption on obesity.
Unlike competing at-home cold beverage machines, Kold does not use a carbon dioxide canister to create carbonated beverages. Instead, its sparkling drink pods contain what Keurig calls “Karbonator beads,” each of which hold beverage-grade carbon dioxide that is released during the drink-making process.
Details of the settlements have not been released, however, Bruce Schechter, an attorney with R. Rex Parris Law Firm, told LawyersandSettlements.com that Monster had recently paid the family of a 14-year-old who in 2011 died of cardiac arrest.
Marketing a range of products that have both unique names and formulations -- including a "medicinal mushroom"-infused, coconut milk-based chocolate drink called Reishi Chocolate -- Rebbl's business philosophy is as deeply entrenched in unique sources of nutrition as it is in organic and fair trade sourcing methods.
A few months after Honest Tea partnered with Wendy’s to launch a new organic green tea beverage exclusively in the fast food chain, the company’s Honest Kids brand is now being rolled out nationwide at Wendy’s as part of a revamped kid’s meal and is currently available in select Chick-Fil-A stores.