In a move designed to enhance the brand’s ability to sell in conventional grocery stores, drinkable soup brand Tio Gazpacho has replaced its 12 oz. bottle with a new 10 oz. size. It’s one of two key changes for the brand as the year begins, as it has also dropped its USDA certified organic status.
The 2017 Winter Fancy Food Show, one of the largest conventions for the specialty, natural, and gourmet food and beverage industries, begins this Sunday in San Francisco. For attendees of the show, we’ve compiled a useful list that will help you navigate the floor and reach nearly 100 beverage companies and beverage-related exhibitors.
Amid growing consumer demand for organic beverages, Ito En North America today announced a new USDA certified organic formulation and revamped branding for its Teas’ Tea line. Ito En will debut the updated line at the 2017 Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco, which begins this Sunday.
Coca-Cola-backed incubator L.A. Libations has partnered with ARYA, a maker of enhanced beverages and snacks infused with curcumin, the bioactive component in turmeric, to help expand the brand’s retail footprint. The deal arrives just a few months after the launch of ARYA, which recently introduced a brand revamp and a new sparkling water line developed in conjunction with L.A. Libations.
Speaking with BevNET, Juicero CEO Jeff Dunn said the decision was a partly the result of a successful Black Friday/Cyber Monday promotion; upon lowering the price to $399, the company doubled its user base in one day.
CVS is now stocking many better-for-you beverage brands in 450 of its stores as the next stage in its health-conscious rebranding that initially began in 2014.
Secret Squirrel cold brew enters 380 West Coast Target stores, Andrews Distributing parts ways with Red Bull and Moonshine Sweet Tea moves into Harris Teeter stores in the Southeast.
Following the departures of Nantucket Nectars co-founder Tom First and former Glaceau executive Jason Camillos last year, the firm’s fund, First Beverage Ventures, has brought on a pair of investment professionals and a seasoned industry operator to manage its investment portfolio.
Executives from Monster Beverage Corporation discussed a variety of topics on Thursday during the company’s annual investor call, including the performance of its new Mutant “super soda” drink and the status of its forthcoming coffee innovation, Cafe Monster.
Chuck Norris launches a bottled water company, PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi talks about protecting the environment while growing a major company, Thrillist looks at sparkling waters to challenge LaCroix, and The New York Times profiles Rohan Oza in the wake of the $1.7 billion Bai sale.
In this edition of the podcast, Burgmaier, who’s worked with several fast-growing and high-profile food and beverage brands, including Essentia, Spindrift and KeVita, discussed the current climate for CPG financing, competition for investment dollars and what he views as the key attributes for successful brands.
Paladino joins the company following a two-year stint as CEO of WTRMLN WTR, where he oversaw record triple-digit growth for the cold-pressed juice brand.
Continuing to branch out from its signature elixir brand, Temple Turmeric expanded its lines of turmeric-based raw drinking vinegars and pure prana shots this month. The company debuted four new SKUs in New York last week, with plans to expand their distribution nationally by mid-spring.
Eighteen94 started discussions with Kuli Kuli last summer after seeing the brand present at an industry event.