Coke's L.A. market unit is giving a brand started by three former Coke employees a try.
The lawsuit arrives six weeks after the city’s Board of Supervisors voted unanimously in favor of the legislation.
According to a recent analyst report from Cowen and Company covering Nielsen sales data, CSD volumes were down 4.7 percent in the four-week period ending July 11.
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.
The capital raise arrives as Dave Asprey looks to expand Bulletproof beyond its e-commerce base, with plans to open up brick-and-mortar cafe locations and enter the ready-to-drink (RTD) beverage segment.
Explaining the rationale for the development of V8 Infused Water, Kelli McCusker, the Vice President of Beverage at Campbell Soup Company, said that “people are looking for water that is simple and flavorful and not just straight water, but not confusing either.”
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.