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Nestlé Health Science Expands BOOST Drink Line

Each 8-fluid-ounce bottle of BOOST® Simply Complete™ Drinks provides 190 calories, 10 grams of protein for muscle health, plus calcium, vitamin D and magnesium to support strong bones.

Ranger Creek Announces Collector’s Item Bourbon

.36 Texas Bourbon is Ranger Creek’s everyday straight bourbon and will be a year-round release starting in April of 2017. It was aged for a minimum of two years with a suggested retail price between $55-60. This collector’s item release in November will be a small run of the first 1,000 bottles.

Bolthouse Farms Launches Organic 1915 Smoothies Line

With no more than six ingredients per bottle, the 1915 organic cold-pressed smoothies include colorful, nutrient-rich fruits and vegetables with no added sugar or artificial sweeteners.

Coke, Dunkin’ Donuts Partner to Release RTD Coffees in 2017

The joint venture with Coke will be Dunkin’ Donuts’ first venture into RTD coffee. The chain, publicly traded under Dunkin’ Brands, has long been a source of quick-served coffee and iced coffees on the go, and recently entered the cold brew coffee category itself.

Nestlé Waters Seeks Innovation With Imagine H20 Partnership

The goal of IH2O, a so-called “water accelerator,” is to “provide entrepreneurs with the resources, insight and visibility needed to launch and scale water solutions,” according to a press release.

Ubons Bloody Mary Mix Gains Stop & Shop Distribution

Created by Iconic PitMaster Garry Roark and his daughter, Chopped Champion, Leslie Roark Scott, Ubons Barbeque has been a Family tradition throughout the Deep-South for more than 30 years and now they have brought their World Championship flair to over 400 Stop & Shop stores.

CideRoad Confirms Leading Position in Switchel Category

Within the broader drinking vinegar product universe, according to SPINS, Cide Road is the #3 overall vinegar beverage brand and growing at more than 500%, helping to drive the overall vinegar beverage segment growth, and has two of the top 10 items in the segment.

Expo East Roundup: Plant-Based Waters

Following the success of coconut water, beverage producers are further exploring the potential of natural hydration products in various ways with a new wave of plant-based waters.

Black Medicine Replaces Bottles With Aluminum Cans

There is no change to the coffee beverage, as consumer acceptance has been very strong since the Brand launched in 2014, delivering a more robust profile that cold coffee lovers seek.