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L.A. Libations Launches Aloe Gloe With Coke Investment

The news that beverage incubator L.A. Libations had spawned Aloe Gloe as an independent brand partially funded by Coke’s Venturing & Emerging Brands Group (VEB) means a new stage for both entities.

Powell & Mahoney Awarded at 2016 Spirits International Prestige (SIP) Awards

Powell & Mahoney dominated the “Carbonated Mixer” category and beat out several competitors with their new line of Sparkling Cocktail Mixers – having won “Best in Class” for their Mojito, a gold medal for Ginger Beer, silver for Spiced Grapefruit Tonic, and bronze for Tonic.

Catalina Launches Catalina Investment Planner

Catalina today announced Catalina Investment Planner, a powerful marketing planning application that allows CPG brands and retailers to identify their profitable growth potential by leveraging insights from 260 millions shopper IDs and 16 billion shopper transactions.

BevNET Live Summer 2016 Day One Recap

Hot on the heels of the semifinals of the 11th version of the New Beverage Showdown, day one of BevNET Live at New York City’s Metropolitan West took a hard look at the plight of the entrepreneur and some of the conditions that enable founders to achieve success in the beverage business.

Video: Hain Celestial CEO Discusses Beverage Acquisition Strategy

Hain Celestial markets just a handful RTD beverage brands, but the natural foods conglomerate is eying a few more to add to its portfolio, according to a recent interview with founder and CEO Irwin Simon. Simon attended BevNET Live Summer 2016 and discussed Hain’s beverage acquisition strategy as part of the conference’s “Livestream Lounge.”

George Dickel Adds 17-Year, Tennessee-Only Offering To Family Of Whiskies

Maintaining George Dickel's signature mash bill of 84 percent corn, 8 percent rye and 8 percent malted barley; the 17-Year Old has many similarities with George Dickel classics like No. 8 and No. 12, but also offers a unique tasting experience thanks to additional years in the barrel.

Beam Suntory Introduces Suntory Whisky Toki

Suntory Whisky Toki, which launches exclusively in the U.S. this month and in Canada in July at a suggested retail price of$39.99, is a blend of carefully selected whiskies from the House of Suntory's globally acclaimed Hakushu Distillery, Yamazaki Distillery and Chita Distillery.

Black Medicine Raises $1 Million on CircleUp

Company founder and CEO Chris Cooper said the new funds will be put towards “[accelerating] the brand’s Western U.S. expansion and [bolstering] our resources to support rapid growth.”