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Beetology Offers Clean, Organic Juice Line

Timing is everything and the innovation team at Kayco is proud to announce the introduction of the first line of craft functional beet beverages called BEETOLOGY. These craft beverages pack all the punches that speak to today’s health minded consumer.

Long Island Iced Tea Named Exclusive Iced Tea of The New Coliseum

Long Island Iced Tea Corp., a growth-oriented company focused on the ready-to-drink tea segment in the beverage industry, has formed an alliance with Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment to become the official iced tea of Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum Presented By New York Community Bank.

KBI Applauds Senators and Congressmen for Introducing Legislation to Assist Kombucha Makers

U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Cory Gardner and Representatives Jared Polis and Scott Tipton introduced bipartisan legislation in the U.S. Senate and U.S. House, respectively, that would help kombucha brewers continue to grow, thrive and hire more workers by ensuring that kombucha products are not unfairly subject to the federal excise tax on beer under the Internal Revenue Code.

SHARK Energy Drink Launches

It’s SHARK Energy Drink and it brings product innovation great taste and natural caffeine to America from the exotic shores of Thailand. Developed by Osotspa Company, Ltd., now celebrating its 126th year in business, SHARK Energy Drink is part of a stable of life enhancing products enjoyed by over 1 billion consumers globally.

MALK Working Towards New Fundraising Round

After completing a round of funding led by food and beverage venture capital fund Boulder Food Group in March 2016, August Vega, founder and CEO of cold-pressed nut milk brand MALK Organics, confirmed in an interview with BevNET that the company was currently in the process of finalizing another round of investment.

Campbell Seeks to Reinvigorate Bolthouse After Sluggish Quarter

The Campbell Soup Co. is struggling to rebound after it reported Friday that quarterly sales had declined across its beverage portfolio. The company is particularly focused on reinvigorating sales of its Bolthouse Farms Protein PLUS line following a tumultuous recall last June.

KombuchaKon Video: Kombucha Wonder Drink EVP On Role of Science

Speaking with BevNET at KombuchaKon 2017 in Long Beach, Calif., Chaluvadi, said that the category has matured to a point in which it needs to further integrate science to alleviate lingering concerns over kombucha’s sugar and alcohol content, as well as probiotics.

Expo West 2017 Preview: Vita Coco To Debut “Coconutmilk”

Coconut water leader Vita Coco is getting into the growing pool of dairy-alternative drinks with the launch of “Coconutmilk,” a new plant-based beverage made with coconut water, coconut cream and filtered water and contains no added sugar or carrageenan.

Ripple Takes Aim at Legislation, Nut Milks in New Campaign

Not willing to sit idly as U.S. legislators seek to create and enforce tight, dairy-based definitions for the word “milk,” Ripple Foods launched a new digital media campaign this week that offers its take on the drink’s standard of identity.

Press Clips: Nestea Rebrand Profiled, Kombucha Bill Goes to Capital Hill

An article in Fortune details Nestlé’s complete overhaul of its Nestea iced tea brand, while CNBC reports that a bipartisan group of U.S. Congressmen have introduced legislation aimed at eliminating federal alcohol taxes and updating regulations for kombucha.