For the past few years, consumer advocates and policy research groups have publicly criticized the ingredient and linked it to gastrointestinal symptoms.
James May, the man who brought stevia to the U.S., wanted to offer consumers a healthy alternative to sugar. But before he got there, he faced more than the usual set of bureaucratic roadblocks.
A long-discussed investment took place this afternoon when Coke bought 16.7 percent of Monster for a $2.15 billion payout.
The FDA has sent warning letters to two juice brands and a Brooklyn, N.Y.-based food and beverage company regarding infractions of sanitation and product claims.
The development of new tea drinks for kids could play a key role in the creation of a framework by which marketers can establish vertical integration of both adult and children’s products.
A former employee of GT’s Kombucha has filed a class action complaint against the company, alleging the violation of several labor codes.
Less than two months after Vitaminwater changed its formula by using a blend of cane sugar and stevia, the brand has brought back its original formula.
We may be facing the last throes of summer, but it’s clear that cold-pressed juice companies are anything but content to lean back and soak in the sun.
The announcement that the Coke has acquired a minority stake in Monster elicited a swarm of analyst reports on the purchase, which most view as immensely positive for both companies.
ZICO said that the new line is aimed at reaching mainstream consumers who want to make better choices when it comes to healthy eating, but are not willing to compromise on taste.
Gatorade has had its run over the past 40 years. The BodyArmor argument is that there are better ingredients, branding and pricing that will appeal to consumers and retailers.
The settlement could include millions of individuals who purchased at least one Red Bull can over the past 10 years.
Vita Coco Sport is the culmination of the brand’s partnership with Target, which was announced in April as part of the mass retailer’s “Made to Matter” program.
Big Geyser has launched a new brand of seltzers titled “Hal’s Beverage.” The distributor will leverage its existing footprint to take on the New York City seltzer market.