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Zevia Adds Haralambos for DSD in L.A.

Zero-calorie soda brand Zevia, which has long relied on direct warehouse distribution to its grocery customers, recently partnered with a handful of DSD operators to extend its presence in a range of other retail channels, including foodservice and convenience stores

Boulder Brands CEO Resigns

Boulder Brands, Inc. reported that it expects sales to drop in its second quarter, a disappointing result that brought on the resignation of founding CEO Steve Hughes. He will be replaced on an interim basis by COO James Leighton, who has a long history in consumer goods.

JLo-Endorsed Company Sues Arty Water

The lawsuit, filed in January in U.S. District Court of Nevada, alleges that Arty Water engaged in a “brazen theft of Plaintiff’s intellectual property even includes using the photograph of Plaintiff’s endorsement partner Jennifer Lopez, the famous actor, television personality, and singer.”

Former Suja VP Caroline Beckman Named Thiel Fellow

Caroline Beckman left Suja in May and was recently named as part of the 2015 class of Thiel Fellows, a unique mentorship program founded by famed tech investor Peter Thiel. Beckman is now focused on the launch of a new organic food company called Novma, which she co-founded with Nina Church, a daughter of Suja CEO Jeff Church.