Did the East Coast convert to California’s cult of kombucha? Maybe not all the way, but the disparity between the two seems to be slimming.
The flavor ingredients are all sourced fresh and blended into the beverages, an aspect aligned with the positioning of Pok Pok Som as a taste-first-and-foremost brand that pulls from a flavorful Asian pantry.
The company recently partnered with UNFI, the nation’s largest distributor of natural foods and a preferred supplier for Whole Foods. UNFI now distributes a range of Columbia Gorge juices in Texas, Madison, Wis. and Chicago, and the brand is gradually making its way east, now using HPP as a way to extend shelf life of products carried by the wholesaler.
While it’s arguably less ambitious than the plans of the former Gotham mayor, Titone’s proposed measure is one he says stands a better chance of being passed.
Prior to its acquisition, Xyience was tightly tied to its association with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), the largest league for mixed martial arts. While contractual obligations initiated its divorce from the prizefighting powerhouse, the brand utilized its clean slate as an opportunity to reposition Xyience and veer away from a combat sport.
The company is also celebrating its birthday with a limited-edition Lemongrass Reserve Edition flavor, which harks back to the brand’s earliest days in Sharelle Klaus’ kitchen.
Respondents say their aversion to soft drinks is based on the high-calorie and high-sugar content in regular soda and artificial sweeteners like aspartame used in diet versions.
As Labor Day weekend begins, BevNET Magazine publisher Barry Nathanson opines on why it's essential to recharge your batteries.
A lifetime food and beverage executive who has come in to navigate the late-stage expansion and sale of high-profile brands like Stirrings (sold to Seagram’s) and Immaculate Baking Co. (sold to General Mills), as well as a former CEO of Annie’s, Paul Nardone has joined fast-growing snack brand PopCorners as its CEO.
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CSPI’s analysis found that nearly $52 million of the soda industry’s efforts were spent challenging federal public health initiatives while the bulk of the remainder was spent at the state level.
Senomyx, a flavor supplier that manufactures Sweetmyx, today announced that a concentrated version of the ingredient, one designed to enhance the flavor profile of foods and beverages made with reduced calories and sugar, will be used in Manzanita Sol nationally and in Mug Root Beer in two U.S. test markets.
A recent Harris Poll sought to understand the effectiveness of trendy marketing terms for food and beverages, including handmade/handcrafted, artisan/artisanal, custom, craft, limited edition, and small batch.