Richard Edgell has 25 years of experience in the beverage industry, mostly recently working as the senior vice president at the Dr Pepper Snapple Group. Aside from DPSG, Edgell has generated sales for an impressive cadre of brands such as Vita Coco, FIJI, AriZona, Sunny Delight, Rockstar, Body Armor and vitaminwater.
Count Sprouts Farmers Market among those who believe in more growth for the coconut water category. On April 4, POWERCOCO announced that its coconut water products will be available at the good-for-you retailer.
Alliance Consumer Growth Fund, which has become a well-known quantity on the beverage circuit because of its constant hunt for rapidly-growing, well-defined consumer brands, has raised a second fund of $90 million — double the amount of its original, $44 million ACG Fund I.
Led by energy drinks and enhanced water, C-Stores saw a 2.8 percent jump in sales of non-alcoholic beverages, despite a brutal winter for much of the country and sustained CSD volume declines.
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.
WAT-AAH!, a bottled water brand for kids and teens, announces the continuation of its groundbreaking initiative, WAT-AAH!’s Taking Back the Streets (TBTS).
IN/FUSION, 100% organic iced herbal tea from France, will be launched in New-York in premium natural & organic outlets, on April 15th 2014.
Hornitos Tequila is redefining the premium tequila experience with the launch of new Hornitos Black Barrel, a 100% blue agave tequila, distinctively aged through an innovative process that conveys the classic tasting notes of a whiskey.
The Seminole Tribe of Florida, Inc., today announced that it has acquired a majority interest in Blue Lake Citrus Products of Winter Haven, Fla. The deal positions Blue Lake Citrus for significant growth, increased reach, and an expansion to their brand portfolio.
NY-based XL Energy Drink expanded the retail presence of all SKU’s into Albertsons Northwest – the product is now available in over 100 stores in the states of Washington, Oregon and Idaho, at an EDLP of $1.29/can.
Fairway Market, a northeast store chain with 12 locations, will now be carrying ROAR Performance Sports Drink in all of its stores. The stores are located in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut.
In an effort to streamline the entire customer experience, FFS has appointed Lauren Ritzmann as Customer Care Manager. Lauren brings over 12 years of experience in the Flavor and Fragrance industry.
Corsair Distillery has won the highest honor in the world of craft distilling: the “Bubble Cap” award from ADI, the American Distilling Institute. ADI President Bill Owens said, “No one has given more back to the distilling community than Corsair. No one has been more innovative, yet open. They are the future of craft distilling.”
Coca-Cola® and FIFA are bringing the world’s most celebrated trophy to the United States during the culmination of the largest, most fan-filled FIFA World Cup™ Trophy Tour ever.