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So Rad: Owl’s Brew Launches RTD Cocktail Line

Tea-based cocktail mixer brand Owl’s Brew has introduced its first line of ready-to-drink products. Dubbed “Owl’s Brew Radlers,” the new beverages are made with premium light beer, fresh-brewed organic tea and infused with real fruits and botanicals. Owl’s Brew featured the line at the 2016 Summer Fancy Food Show, which was held earlier this week.

Pepsi Announces Limited-Time Return of Crystal Pepsi

Beginning July 11 in Canada and August 8 in the U.S., 20-ounce bottles of Crystal Pepsi will be available for purchase at major retailers for a suggested retail price of $1.79.

BevNET Podcast Ep. 12: Talking Points, Insights from BevNET Live

In this edition of the podcast, we examine the evolution of BevNET Live’s New Beverage Showdown competition and the categories in which entrepreneurs are identifying opportunities for innovative concepts. The discussion leads to one about the market for cold-pressed juice and RTD coffee and ways that we saw entrepreneurs attempt to stand out from the pack.

Sonoma Brands Launches Bottled Soup Brand Züpa Noma

The line will debut in July, with Sprouts as its launch partner, and then soon after move into other retailers. Over the course of roughly 90 days, Züpa (which will retail at $6.99) will be tested in about 1,000 stores up and down the West Coast.

Green Plant LLC Purchases Second HPP Machine in Six Months

“It’s incredible how quickly HPP technology has evolved and the demand that we have witnessed for cold-pressed juices over the past six months. Juice companies drive six hours just to use our technology because we are the only ones providing this service in Florida,” said Jaime Nicolas-Correa, Director of Hiperbaric USA & Global VP of Sales.