A positive run for carbonated soft drinks (CSD) has ended as sales of major brands within the category declined for the first time in over a year, according to a new Wells Fargo Securities report, which covers Nielsen xAOC (expanded all outlets combined) sales data for the four-week period ending on June 13.
In a recent report, the Coca-Cola Co. sought to identify key metrics of millennial customers, including habits and attitudes, shopping occasions, and their perception of retailers.
Bai Brands CEO Ben Weiss called the new space “a symbolic changing of the guard” as the company takes over a building that was once occupied by Ocean Spray.
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.
In a departure from past editions of BevNET Live, complete video coverage from our recently held Summer ‘15 event is now available for viewing at no cost. Located on BevNET’s YouTube page, our coverage is broken down into individual video segments by speaker presentation, panel and discussion.
Arty Water is no more, but for fans of the artichoke water product, all is not lost. A co-founder of the brand behind the development of a new brand called Botanic Waters, a line of plant-based water products, one of which is -- you guessed it -- infused with artichoke extract.
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.