A new study from the American Heart Association is reporting that more than 40 percent of calls to poison centers for “energy drink exposure” involve children under the age of six.
The equity-based crowdfunding company has added Barry Nalebuff to its roster of prominent CPG investors.
Founder Ben Weiss is reporting that the company is approaching $50 million in sales.
Coca Cola continues to lead the charge in CSD’s continued overall growth in sales.
The New York Times earlier this week released a story detailing the efforts a lawyer representing 5-hour Energy who was said to have successfully swayed Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster into dropping an inquiry looking into whether the company had engaged in deceptive and misleading advertising.
For those completely unfamiliar with switchel, you’re not alone; it’s a beverage that, until recently, hasn’t been widely consumed since colonial times.
Body Armor, the upstart sports drink brand that hopes to topple Gatorade from its long-held category leadership, may have to face an FTC hearing over its tagline, “Upgrade Your Sports Drink.”
Whether it be for health, cost, convenience, environmental considerations, dietary restrictions, or just plain vanity, consumer demand for meat-alternative sources of protein has risen dramatically in recent years. Although there are many factors behind this protein revolution, the news here seems to be how the different generational groups are reacting to it.
Based on Nielsen C-Store sales data for the four-week period ending on Oct. 25, the Coca-Cola Co. saw a 4.9 percent leap in year-over-year dollar sales of its CSD products within the channel.
Packaged in a custom-molded 16.9 oz. bottle, the new look also unifies the brand’s tea and “Honest-Ade” products into a single line, the latter reformulated and positioned as herbal teas.
Packaged Facts estimates that online grocery shopping accounts for 3.5 percent of the overall grocery market and will grow to nearly 12 percent within five years.
The wholesaler, which had just a few months earlier completed a multi-million-dollar capital raise, is faced with swelling bills, irate suppliers and a full-scale retreat from several distribution territories.
The Wall Street Journal reported that PepsiCo and SodaStream have agreed to a “small-scale, limited-time test” that will begin in the coming weeks.
Coke’s numbers for the three month period fell short of analyst expectations and elicited what company Chairman and CEO Muhtar Kent described as a “hard look at our progress to date.”