Pure Leaf, a line of bottled iced teas produced by PepsiCo in a joint partnership with Unilever, is under scrutiny with plaintiffs in two separate lawsuits alleging that the products use citric acid -- an ingredient that can be synthetically created -- as a preservative and are being falsely marketed as “all natural.”
Boston-based DRINKmaple has elicited the services of Rainforest Distribution to bring the brand to the New York City metro area, landing on the shelves of 100 stores including Fairway Market.
Food purveyors now have until December 16, 2016 to be in compliance with the menu-labeling law.
Cans have become a more important part of the overall packaged water strategy for many brands in the past year, particularly with regard to sparkling beverage types.
Ready-to-drink gazpachos, cocktail mixers, and beverages utilizing high pressure processing made their presence felt at the Jacob Javits Center.
While Chuice is carried by a just handful of retailers in its homebase of Atlanta, Ga., Taste of Earth Acquisition LLC, which markets the brand, recently received a major cash infusion via former Alibaba executive Sanjay Varma, who invested $500,000 in the company.
Plans are to introduce a pair of 100-calorie products called M100 in orange and citrus flavors, according to Wells Fargo's Bonnie Herzog.
The study, titled “The Unintended Consequences of Changes in Beverage Options and the Removal of Bottled Water on a University Campus,” discovered an 8 percent increase in all bottles and a 25 percent increase in bottles of sugary beverages shipped to the University of Vermont between the Spring of 2012 and Spring of 2013.
The investment in Harvest Soul follows the recent news of former Alibaba executive Sanjay Varma investing $500,000 in Chuice, another beverage that falls within the emerging chewable juice sub-category.
In the following videos, we take a deeper dive into the fast-growing segment, having queried brand owners and company executives at the recently held 2015 Summer Fancy Food Show — including Powell & Mahoney co-founder Mark Mahoney, Jim Pickett, the co-founder of Pickett’s Ginger Beer, Q Drinks founder Jordan Silbert, Owl’s Brew co-founder Maria Littlefield, among several others — about the continued development of bottled cocktail mixers.
In this photo gallery, we feature a range of new brands, products and design revamps that we encountered at the 2015 Fancy Food Show, as culled from our Instagram feed.
Described as “fully-functional thirst-quenchers,” Temple Turmeric Super Lights are designed to attract a broader base of consumers as compared to those of the brand’s flagship line. The beverages launched as part of Kroger's “Taste of Tomorrow” program, a set of emerging beverages promoted within the grocer’s Fred Meyer and Ralph’s stores.
Available in a 330 mL and 750 mL glass packaging, the new product arrives as the company looks to further its presence within high end restaurants, hotels and other on premise customers.
Formerly the chief customer officer and executive vice president of global strategy at Cytosport, Holsworth will also bring eight years of experience at PepsiCo to his new role at Sambazon.