Starbucks quietly announced its decision to shutter the Evolution Fresh store in San Francisco as part of a recent press release, one that focuses on the company plans to close its 23 La Boulange bakery cafés.
Announced on Friday, The Coca-Cola Co. and Monster Beverage Corp. have completed a strategic partnership, one in which the cola giant paid $2.15 billion for a 16.7 percent stake in the energy drink company.
The lawsuit, filed in January in U.S. District Court of Nevada, alleges that Arty Water engaged in a “brazen theft of Plaintiff’s intellectual property even includes using the photograph of Plaintiff’s endorsement partner Jennifer Lopez, the famous actor, television personality, and singer.”
Caroline Beckman left Suja in May and was recently named as part of the 2015 class of Thiel Fellows, a unique mentorship program founded by famed tech investor Peter Thiel. Beckman is now focused on the launch of a new organic food company called Novma, which she co-founded with Nina Church, a daughter of Suja CEO Jeff Church.
Coconut water titan Vita Coco has announced the launch of a new advertising campaign called “Stupidly Simple,” a global marketing effort intended to simplify messaging of coconut water to that of a natural, refreshing beverage.
In a new article titled “Don’t be fooled by coconut water and other new sports drinks,” Consumer Reports hammers away claims of enhanced hydration and elevated nutrition as touted by beverage brands in a range of categories, including plant-based waters and electrolyte-fortified drinks.
Howell, who joined Roobiee Red Tea as its chief executive officer in 2010, has left the company to become the director of innovation for spirits giant Brown-Forman. Meanwhile, longtime beverage veteran Bill Meissner, most recently the president and CEO capsule-based coffee company Tazza Pronto, has joined Rooibee’s board of directors,
A group claiming that the term “fire cider” is generic and has long been used to describe a type of cider vinegar-based elixir has launched a campaign that seeks to cancel a trademark of the phrase, which is owned by Shire City Herbals.
Zero-calorie soda brand Zevia, which has long relied on direct warehouse distribution to its grocery customers, recently partnered with a handful of DSD operators to extend its presence in a range of other retail channels, including foodservice and convenience stores
The news comes a few days after it was revealed that Blue Bottle secured a lease for a large warehouse in Bushwick, Brooklyn which the Oakland, Calif.-based company will use as a coffee roastery, cafe and bakery.
The Coca-Cola Co. yesterday unveiled a new plastic bottle made entirely from plant-based materials, but the company has yet to reveal plans for commercial production of the package.
Millennial consumers are increasingly aware of and concerned about energy drink ingredients, but that hasn’t slowed their consumption of highly caffeinated beverages, according to a new report from Mintel. Notably, it’s older millennials, including those with or planning for children, who are consuming more energy drinks than ever before.
In a sweeping revamp, Agua Enerviva is now known simply as Agua. While still identified as an "energy water," a reworking of the label gives far greater prominence to its low-calorie formulation, something that founder Carol Dollard calls “one of the most important things that consumers are looking at when they pick up a beverage.”
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.