Following the departures of Nantucket Nectars co-founder Tom First and former Glaceau executive Jason Camillos last year, the firm’s fund, First Beverage Ventures, has brought on a pair of investment professionals and a seasoned industry operator to manage its investment portfolio.
Louisville-based Copper & Kings American Brandy Co. is launching a limited release artisanal absinthe. Matured 18 months in Serbian Juniper wood barrels, the double-distilled Muscat brandy base, non-chill filtered spirit is unadulterated by any post distillation infusion of flavors or essences.
Executives from Monster Beverage Corporation discussed a variety of topics on Thursday during the company’s annual investor call, including the performance of its new Mutant “super soda” drink and the status of its forthcoming coffee innovation, Cafe Monster.
Chuck Norris launches a bottled water company, PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi talks about protecting the environment while growing a major company, Thrillist looks at sparkling waters to challenge LaCroix, and The New York Times profiles Rohan Oza in the wake of the $1.7 billion Bai sale.
In this edition of the podcast, Burgmaier, who’s worked with several fast-growing and high-profile food and beverage brands, including Essentia, Spindrift and KeVita, discussed the current climate for CPG financing, competition for investment dollars and what he views as the key attributes for successful brands.
The Kill Cliff Recovery Drinks that have helped elite fitness athletes and CrossFit Games competitors in their training is launching a new campaign, new website, and new can design to help Americans stick to their New Year’s goals to improve their health and fitness.
Moonshine Sweet Tea announced it will be available in 230 Harris Teeter Neighborhood Food & Pharmacy stores across the Southeastern United States. The deal marks the first time for the Texas-brewed sweet tea to be hitting grocery shelves in Harris Teeter stores.
Two American icons are converging as Jim Beam Bourbon, the world's No. 1 bourbon, and the 2016 World Series Champion Chicago Cubs have signed a multi-year Legacy Partnership beginning in 2017.
Simply Beverages is expanding its line of great tasting, all-natural juices and juice drinks with two delicious and refreshing new flavors. Simply Peach and Simply Lemonade with Strawberry will be available nationwide starting this month.
Paladino joins the company following a two-year stint as CEO of WTRMLN WTR, where he oversaw record triple-digit growth for the cold-pressed juice brand.
Continuing to branch out from its signature elixir brand, Temple Turmeric expanded its lines of turmeric-based raw drinking vinegars and pure prana shots this month. The company debuted four new SKUs in New York last week, with plans to expand their distribution nationally by mid-spring.
Eighteen94 started discussions with Kuli Kuli last summer after seeing the brand present at an industry event.
Today entrepreneur and investor Zubin Mehta announced the launch of Born Wild Brands. Mehta most recently served as CEO at Nourish Snacks, a better-for-you snack company founded by TODAY’s Joy Bauer.
Wyoming Whiskey Single Barrel Bourbon is available once again in six U.S. markets. This highly anticipated release of Single Barrel is the first since two pallets sold out before the bottles could hit shelves in November of 2015.