Walmart announced Thursday that it will stock Wild Oats organic foods, strengthening its commitment to organic products and its reputation as a purveyor of healthy consumer packaged goods.
The companies are headquartered on opposite sides of the Earth, but Boundary Water Brands and Found Beverage Co. are now sharing space on a Harney & Sons truck bound for New York City.
The FDA has sent a warning letter to yet another relaxation drink company, Lean Slow Motion… Potion, over confusing label claims that indicate the brand is a dietary supplement despite its being marketed largely as a beverage.
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Marketed and packaged as being “made with real sugar,” the beverages, to be released this summer, will come in regular, vanilla and wild cherry flavors. Labeled with the nostalgic PepsiCo logo, the products appear to be taking the place of the PepsiCo’s popular “Throwback” sodas, which included limited-edition, sugar-sweetened versions of its flagship cola and Mountain Dew
The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) released a report on 11 hospitals that have taken steps away from sugar-sweetened beverages; the news could represent another entry point for innovative beverage brands, especially if the shifts become a trend.
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Vita Coco will be part of an expansion of the company’s focus on natural and organic products, and, taking a page from Whole Foods’ book, the company is working with existing purveyors to specify product parameters. The program, “Made to Matter — Hand-picked by Target,” will comprise more than 120 products.
Years after the release and eventual discontinuation of vitaminenergy and complementing its still-available tropical citrus flavor titled “energy,” vitaminwater announced Wednesday morning the release of vitaminwater energy, a line of lightly-carbonated beverages with green coffee bean extract.
A second investment round by fast-growing Runa, an organic Amazonian guayusa tea brand, has landed an interesting mix of folks.
Despite Dr Pepper Snapple Group’s (DPSG) supposed insulation from currency volatility and its strong dividend yields and cash flows, Wells Fargo Securities continues to express its concerns with the CSD…
Everyone knows that a rolling stone gathers no moss. Yet for Honest Tea, which has been rolling in its own right, the company has had no trouble picking up a different kind of green: cold hard cash. The Coca-Cola Co.-owned tea and juice outfit racked up $112 million in sales last year and is positioning itself for similar growth in 2014 amid the launch of a new multi-serve “Refresher” line and a logo evolution that will gradually roll out across all Honest product lines.
Essentia Water. The brand is another long-term, overnight success story, bumping along for years as a small natural channel brand but climbing to prominence as the tide of alkaline water gradually rose around it. While newer brands have done much of the hard work in raising consumer consciousness around higher-pH waters, Essentia has been the stalwart, the best-selling water SKU in many natural and specialty accounts, and it appears the patience is paying off.
With news that Muscle Milk has at last hit shelves in the United Kingdom, one wonders what those Brits have been drinking after workouts all this time. A pint of Boddingtons? A cup of Earl Whey?