Titan Tea’s electrolyte-infused teas will soon be made available at 300 of UNFI’s top independent stores nationwide.
She is the namesake of pioneering super premium juice brand Fresh Samantha, and while Samantha Levin was just two years old when her father launched the beverage line, she’s following in the footsteps of her family’s business -- for the second time -- with an HPP smoothie/meal replacement brand called “Sam Lives.”
BevNET’s annual Natural Beverage Guide is the industry’s largest guide to beverage brands targeting the natural channel, including plant-based waters, kombucha, cold-pressed juice, as well as the companies that supply goods and services to those brands.
The remarkable success in marketing coconut water as a sports drink, while subtly shifting, has given way to a range of plant-based and naturally formulated beverages seeking to emulate a similar path.
The capital raise arrives as Dave Asprey looks to expand Bulletproof beyond its e-commerce base, with plans to open up brick-and-mortar cafe locations and enter the ready-to-drink (RTD) beverage segment.
Having recently secured new distribution and retail placement in Southern California, Genius Juice, which produces a line of high pressure processed (HPP) organic coconut smoothies, has refined its branding, reduced its product offerings and unveiled a new 12 oz. bottle.
Explaining the rationale for the development of V8 Infused Water, Kelli McCusker, the Vice President of Beverage at Campbell Soup Company, said that “people are looking for water that is simple and flavorful and not just straight water, but not confusing either.”
Readers of my last two columns get the point quickly: food and beverage companies in the natural products industry should strive for racial and ethnic diversity. To that end, now we’re going to think about solutions: practices that the industry and its component companies can inaugurate to spur both employee and entrepreneurial diversity.
The high-pressure processed detoxification product is made with water, activated charcoal -- an ingredient that’s currently on the rise in food and beverage applications -- along with lemon juice and dandelion and ginger root extracts.
Speaking on his competitor’s decision to reformulate Diet Pepsi, Alexander “Sandy” Douglas Jr., executive vice president & president of Coca-Cola North America, said on a Coke earnings call that the new Diet Pepsi will “create a lot of buzz in the category, some of it good, as the good science of the safety of non-nutritive sweeteners gets out in the marketplace and is reinforced.”
Coke's L.A. market unit is giving a brand started by three former Coke employees a try.
The lawsuit arrives six weeks after the city’s Board of Supervisors voted unanimously in favor of the legislation.
The CGF’s announcement arrives as CircleUp recently passed the 100 transactions mark, with companies raising over $100 million to date on the platform.
Bulletproof is currently a lifestyle platform with roots in media and home-preparation coffees and supplements, but with the investment it is branching into a brick-and-mortar cafe and store, as well as the RTD product.