. Over the course of the three-day specialty foods convention, held at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City, we encountered a broad array of new products, design revamps and line extensions, all of which are included in this photo gallery.
Dutch & Dewey Distillery, a small-batch, sustainably run producer, distiller, and bottler, announces the launch of its Horse Mountain Gin, a premium, handcrafted 96 proof dry gin that balances the classic juniper character of London Dry with the bright, citrus notes of New Western style.
The Japanese inspired flavors are fitting to TEAS’ TEA as it was created from the Japanese expression Ocha no Naka no Ocha- “The Tea of ALL Teas!”
The new Califia Nitro Cold Brew line marries creamy almond and macadamia milks with a cold brew made from a specially-curated, signature blend of direct-sourced beans, and infuses it with a jolt of nitrogen.
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.
Deryck van Rensburg, the head of the now-defunct Coke/Keurig partnership and the first president of Coke’s Venturing and Emerging Brands unit (VEB) has left the company to take a position as dean of the business school at Pepperdine University.
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.
“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.
The brewery hopes to have a third soda flavor join the brand family as early as Fall 2016.
With distribution in more than 1,000 retail locations, Happy Tree will also be expanding to several more UNFI warehouses this summer to deepen its penetration of natural foods retailers throughout the country.
The six-flavor line-up includes Berry Punch, Lemon Punch, Sweet Tea, Lightly Sweet Tea, Original Cider, and Tart Cider.
In addition to partnering with Jessica Alba, ZICO, Official Coconut Water of the Olympic Games will further spread the #InsideisEverything message with two world-class athletes at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
As well as a member of the company’s Board, Greg will be in charge of the overall business, reporting to the company’s Board of Directors.
Their line of wellness shots will be debuting at Wegmans in mid-summer 2016.