Following the publication of our article that examined the on-going battle between Shire City Herbals and organizers of a campaign called “Free Fire Cider,” Amy Huebner, a co-founder of Shire City, contacted BevNET to discuss the history of the quarrel and her company’s approach to resolving the dispute.
In this photo gallery, we feature a range of new brands, products and design revamps that we encountered at the 2015 Fancy Food Show, as culled from our Instagram feed.
Described as “fully-functional thirst-quenchers,” Temple Turmeric Super Lights are designed to attract a broader base of consumers as compared to those of the brand’s flagship line. The beverages launched as part of Kroger's “Taste of Tomorrow” program, a set of emerging beverages promoted within the grocer’s Fred Meyer and Ralph’s stores.
Available in a 330 mL and 750 mL glass packaging, the new product arrives as the company looks to further its presence within high end restaurants, hotels and other on premise customers.
Formerly the chief customer officer and executive vice president of global strategy at Cytosport, Holsworth will also bring eight years of experience at PepsiCo to his new role at Sambazon.
The key, Baumann said, is to offer high-quality merchandising upgrades for brands based on their promotional schedules, so that when Basemaker representatives hit the stores, they are able to build attractive end-cap displays to draw attention to the products.
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.
As part of a discussion about the three-day event, BevNET CEO John Craven noted that "the types of products really evolved," at the Fancy Food Show to that point that beverages "you'd see at the Natural Products Expo has really bled into this show."
Ready-to-drink gazpachos, cocktail mixers, and beverages utilizing high pressure processing made their presence felt at the Jacob Javits Center.
While Chuice is carried by a just handful of retailers in its homebase of Atlanta, Ga., Taste of Earth Acquisition LLC, which markets the brand, recently received a major cash infusion via former Alibaba executive Sanjay Varma, who invested $500,000 in the company.
Plans are to introduce a pair of 100-calorie products called M100 in orange and citrus flavors, according to Wells Fargo's Bonnie Herzog.
In a statement released Monday, Niagara Bottling reported that no E. coli contamination had been detected in any of its products and that the decision to issue the voluntary recall was done “in an abundance of caution and in the interests of consumer safety.”
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.