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.
Speaking with BevNET at KombuchaKon 2017 in Long Beach, Calif., the Gustafsons said their business was growing 200 percent year-over-year, driven primarily by grocery retailers and private offices, as well as coffee shops and juice bars.
As the market for drinkable vinegars continues to expand, Pittsfield, Mass.-based brand Fire Cider, an apple cider vinegar and honey tonic concentrate, showcased a balanced approach towards building in both the retail and food service channels at the Winter Fancy Food Show 2017 in San Francisco.
In an interview at the 2017 Winter Fancy Food Show, Brands Within Reach CEO Olivier Sonnois said that the company and its supplier partners have benefited greatly from modern consumer trends toward healthier, all-natural products.
In this video interview, Trout and Dew discuss the brand’s expansion into on-premise service at Juice Served Here and other accounts, opening in conventional retailers like Safeway and Target and its plans to build a new brewery by the end of the first quarter of 2017.
BevNET correspondents sifted through the many of the new beverages that debuted at the 2017 Winter Fancy Food Show, and in the above video, they offered their takes on the drinks that have the potential to be most impactful for the industry.
In this video, recently filmed at Harmless Harvest headquarters in San Francisco, we sat down with CEO Giannella Alvarez, who discussed the development of the line, the company’s decision to innovate with probiotics, and how the products fit into its new zero-waste initiative.
Speaking at BevNET Live in Santa Monica, California on Dec. 6, Evans presented the story behind his latest venture - Juicero. An at-home juicer that leaves no mess by squeezing pre-packaged fruit and vegetables which are easily thrown away after use, much like a Keurig. No clean up required.
Cold-pressed juice brand Evolution Fresh is placing greater emphasis on beverages that can be consumed as snacks and is planning to launch a new line of “Organic Superfoods” smoothies next year, according to president Ryan Ziegelmann.
Ripple Foods co-founders Adam Lowry and Dr. Neil Renninger discuss their innovative plant-based milk alternative that uses scientific innovations to replicate the real feel of cow's milk.
WTRMLN WTR co-founder and creative director Jody Levy offered up the company’s story and marketing strategy as a case study last week at BevNET Live Winter 2016 in Santa Monica, outlining the ideas and methods that turned WTRMLN WTR into a standout and striking brand.
Combining organic, fair trade cold brew coffee, 200 mg of caffeine and milk, Forto’s shelf-stable shots are positioned to offer a potent energy boost for consumers on-the-go, according to CEO and founder Neel Premkumar.
Trimino co-founder and CEO Peter Dacey, speaking with BevNET at the 2016 edition of the NACS show hosted last week in Atlanta, lauded the brand’s performance over the past year, in which Trimino expanded its retail presence outside of the Northeast and saw volume increase by 400 percent.
Last week BevNET met with dozens of non-alcoholic beverage exhibitors at the National Association of Convenience Stores 2016 show, and most indicated that health and wellness trends continue to have a gradual, yet significant, impact on the way that beverages are sold and marketed in the channel.