In an organized display of protest, environmental activists, upset with PepsiCo's policy regarding how it sources palm oil, flooded Amazon.com with thousands of negative reviews for the product.
From upstarts to industry powerhouses, beverage companies have broadened the scope of their operations in the last week.
A new study from the American Heart Association is reporting that more than 40 percent of calls to poison centers for “energy drink exposure” involve children under the age of six.
Bob Burke, the founder of Natural Products Consulting, has seen dozens of new brand pitches in his 25+ years working in the food and beverage industries. In each encounter with a new entrepreneur, Burke says that he asks a few simple questions to gauge whether or not a brand will have a chance in the marketplace.
Rob Paladino will attempt to bring the brand’s nutrient-rich, cold-pressed watermelon juice to the masses.
Last week, photos began circulating online of a Doritos-flavored Mountain Dew being served to students at Ohio’s Kent State University.
Based on Nielsen C-Store sales data for the four-week period ending on Oct. 25, the Coca-Cola Co. saw a 4.9 percent leap in year-over-year dollar sales of its CSD products within the channel.
Jeff Hansberry, who played a key role in Starbucks’ 2011 acquisition of Evolution Fresh, is now at the helm of the cold-pressed, high pressure processed juice brand.
Duane Primozich of Boulder Brands Investment Group praised Tumeric Alive’s explicit association with turmeric, considering “the magnitude and potential” for the ingredient.
Unable to secure a set of retail authorizations that the company hoped would take Ibex to the next stage of development, Skyland Foods founder and CEO Brandon Partridge decided that further investment in the brand would be unwise.
Pour-over adherents claim that the coffee offers elevated notes of flavor as compared to other brewing methods, while the process itself is often lauded as exquisite and ceremonious. Nevertheless, the cost of café-bought versions can add up quickly; the drinks are made to order and a single cup can cost upwards of $4.
Whether it be for health, cost, convenience, environmental considerations, dietary restrictions, or just plain vanity, consumer demand for meat-alternative sources of protein has risen dramatically in recent years. Although there are many factors behind this protein revolution, the news here seems to be how the different generational groups are reacting to it.
The equity-based crowdfunding company has added Barry Nalebuff to its roster of prominent CPG investors.
Billionaire yogurt maker Hamdi Ulukaya, who started Chobani, announced plans today to "invest in and cultivate emerging food entrepreneurs," according to an announcement from the company.