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Spindrift Reveals Packaging Refresh

The sparkling beverage brand shared the revamp - featured across its soda and carbonated water product lines - with BevNET ahead of its upcoming rollout into stores and foodservice outlets next month.

Suja to Launch Line of Drinking Vinegars

Made with organic apple cider vinegar, cold-pressed fruits and vegetables, and four billion vegan probiotic cultures, the line extension is set to debut at Whole Foods Markets across the country beginning in September.

Wells Fargo C-Store Survey: Monster’s Sales Slow

Convenience store sales of non-alcoholic beverages were up 4.6 percent for the second quarter of 2016, according to Wells Fargo Securities’ latest “Beverage Buzz” report.

Karma Culture Raises $2.25 Million with Green Circle Capital Partners

Company founder and CEO CJ Rapp discussed the deliberately “modest” capital raise in a call with BevNET, saying the company raised the necessary funds to support its recent “Push For Better” campaign alongside the recent launch of its Karma Probiotics line extension.

Project Juice Takes Aim At Off-Premise, Hires Leader of Wholesale Development

Project Juice announced the news in a press release on Tuesday, in which CEO Susan Shields said the addition of Jirik - and the creation of the new position - arrives as part of Project Juice’s efforts to expand its wholesale business beyond its brick and mortar locations and the business’ continuing evolution from “from a cold pressed juice to a plant-powered nutrition brand."

Amid a Surge in Distribution, Genius Juice Gets a New Look

Genius Juice, which has made significant strides in the distribution of its organic coconut smoothies, recently unveiled a new look. The revamp comes with a simplified name for the brand, now known simply as “Genius,” and two new flavor varieties.

Danone to Acquire WhiteWave Foods for $12.5 Billion

The deal will nearly double the size of Danone’s North America footprint, increasing it from 12 to 22 percent of the company’s total portfolio and align it with several fast-growing brands focused on healthy and sustainable lifestyles.

Saint Archer Beer Founders Launch New Food/Bev Platform

Hoping to emulate the early success of his San Diego-based beer company Saint Archer Brewing, which was purchased by MillerCoors last September, entrepreneur Josh Landan is doubling down on the beverage business.