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Aran Extends Product Shelf Life With New Packaging

Several value-added capabilities support Aran’s improved shelf-life solutions including AranFlex™, an advanced thermal lamination technology, which ensures precision layer adhesion by heat without the use of adhesives or solvents.

Califia Launches Black Label Cold Brew Coffee Line

The Black Label Cold Brew Coffees are packaged in eye-catching 10.5 oz amber glass bottles with convenient screw caps, rather than the crown caps found on most bottled coffees; and, like all Califia products, are completely vegan, dairy-free, GMO-free, soy-free and carrageenan-free.

Deschutes Brewery and Bendistillery Release Black Butte Whiskey

Black Butte Whiskey was aged in new #4 char American oak barrels, and the resulting whiskey retains the malty, chocolatey notes of Black Butte Porter while gaining woody, earthy flavors from the oak. The body is full while the spirit drinks dry and clean.

BevNET Podcast Ep. 25: What Are The Next Billion Dollar Brands? Tom First Tells.

This week, the podcast team is joined by veteran entrepreneur, investor and advisor Tom First who offers his take on emerging trends in the beverage business, including why he sees a big future for gut health and protein. First also shares his thoughts on the kind of beverage companies that are primed to become billion dollar brands.

Lizard King Redux: Bello Aiming for REED’s Board of Directors

Famous for building SoBe and selling it to Pepsi for close to $400M, Bello is one of two or three potential strategic additions to the board that Reed is hoping will help him hold off a new slate of directors: activist investors met with the ginger brew and root beer maker on Monday, he said, discussing their own slate of board members.

Zevia Announces New Stevia Exclusive Blend

As of 2013, Zevia has been using a stevia blend based primarily on the compound Rebaudioside A, with natural sweeteners erythritol and monkfruit added to balance the intense flavor.

Ceres Launches Organic 100% Fruit Juices and Smoothies

Ceres Pure Organic Smoothies in a 110g (3.9oz) pouch as an on-the-go adult snack which contains 100% fruit with a smoothie texture with fruit bits. Smoothies will be available in Mango, Tropical and Apple Berry flavors.

LIFEAID Beverage Co. Updates Can Design

Each new can design has its own distinct function and corresponding icon that helps consumers easily identify what each of the products will do for them.

Yellow Rose Distilling Launches New Packaging and Products

The new custom cylindrical shaped bottle embossed with the Yellow Rose logo stands slightly taller, in order to maximize visibility on liquor store shelves and back bars. A refined labeling strategy makes it easier to distinguish the different products in the Yellow Rose line-up, and prominently highlights the brand’s Texas roots.

Distiller’s Art Collection Joins Preiss Imports Portfolio

Produced by Hunter Laing & Co. Ltd., one of the most respected and trusted names in the Scotch whiskey industry, these single malts are chosen from rare bourbon and sherry casks, and bottled at the ideal maturation stage, unadulterated with caramel or chill-filtration, to showcase the character of a certain region or specific distillery.

Saratoga Juice Brings New Bottles and Shots to Expo East

Saratoga Juice Bar’s cold pressed juice and wellness shots can be found on the East Coast in retail stores including Whole Foods, Wegmans, Fairway Markets, Hannaford's, Roche Bros., CVS and many more