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BevNET Podcast Ep. 46: Why “You’re Your Own Best Salesman”; Protein’s Potential

In this podcast, Michael Schwartz, the co-founder and managing partner of Organic Food Incubator, a shared production facility and resource center for early-stage food and beverage companies, delved into the current landscape for start-up brands in metro New York, discussed top-of-mind ingredient and formulations embraced by entrepreneurs in the region and shared his take on effective sales, retail and distribution strategies for new brand owners.

New Age Beverages Begins Trading on Nasdaq

New Age Beverages’ initial public offering, estimated to be worth approximately $15 million, was four times oversubscribed due to an abundance of investor interest in the Denver-based distributor, CEO Brent Willis told BevNET on Friday.

Honest Revamps Organic Sports Drink Line

In place of a circular ying-yang image representing the drink’s three roles of “Rehydrate, Refresh, Replenish,” the label now features a cleaner look with more white space and a clearer emphasis on the call-outs of “sport” and “electrolytes and fuel.”

Utah’s Alpine Distilling Adds Two Single Malt Whiskeys To Its Launch Lineup

Having won two International Consumer Tasting SIP Awards in 2016 before its products were available to the public, Alpine Distilling, Park City’s newest craft distillery, is now bottling both its Single Malt aged in used American Oak barrels and Traveler’s Rest 88 proof, which has been aging in French Oak in Park City.

Sipp Partners with Acosta and IGNITE

Sipp Eco Beverage Co., creators of the line of culinary and cocktail-inspired organic craft sodas, Sipp Sparkling Organics, announced today that they have joined forces with Acosta Natural Specialty Sales and IGNITE Sales Management to further fuel the beverage brand’s expected growth in the natural, specialty, and grocery channels in 2017.

U.S. Spirit Company Kimo Sabe Building Bridges With Mexico

Zacatecas, Mexico Governor Alejandro Tello Cristerna announced today an agreement with Kimo Sabe the award winning Mezcal, to create sustainable, organic, varietal agave ecosystems in Zacatecas, which will be able to supply the necessary natural ingredients for Mezcal, the world's fastest growing spirit category.

Kohana Coffee Unveils Brand New Web Platform

Austin, TX USA (February 24, 2017) –  The Kohana Coffee Company, creator of the world’s only shelf-stable cold brew coffee, has launched a brand new web platform at www.kohanacoffee.com and…

Press Clips: Philadelphia Soda Tax Sparks Massive Sales Decline

Stores report as high as 50 percent drop in soft drink sales following implementation of Philadelphia's controversial "Soda Tax" in January, Pressed Juicery announces new Boston-area location, and a U.K. study hospitalizes students with caffeine equivalent of 300 cups of coffee.

Cott Sees 2016 Revenue Growth Spurred by Acquisitions

In a statement, Cott CEO Jerry Fowden explained that the company was making progress towards its goal of becoming a “more diversified, higher margin, cash generative business.”

Verday Chlorophyll Water Expands Line, Enters California Market

Verday Chlorophyll Water launched its 5th new flavor, Blueberry, expanding the line of deliciously refreshing healthy green waters. As well, the full line will now be available through Statewide Beverage Company, direct store delivery, in Southern California from Santa Barbara to San Diego.