Caribou Coffee Launches Line of RTD Iced Coffees

The Minneapolis-based coffeehouse chain announced its move into the fast-growing RTD coffee category, launching with 14 oz. single-serve and 32 oz. multi-serve bottles.

IGZU Announces Distribution Deal with Morris Distributing

Ryan Douglas, Director of Non-Alcoholic Beverage at Morris Distributing, added, “IGZU is a one-of-a-kind product, fueled by a mission we can get behind – we know our retailers are going to be excited as well.”

Giggle Receives Non-GMO Project Verification

Giggle is currently available in over 40 retail locations within California including Bristol Farms, Erewhon, Jimbos...Naturally and Mother’s Market with imminent plans to launch nationwide.

Vuka Adds Starfruit Pear “Thrive” Flavor

Like all Vuka beverages, the new flavor is natural, and contains no high-fructose corn syrup, no preservatives, no artificial flavors or colors, and no gluten.

BevNET Podcast Ep. 8: How to Win the New Beverage Showdown

In this podcast, we look back at previous editions of BevNET's New Beverage Showdown and identify key attributes of successful presentations and commonalities among winners. We also discuss where some brands stumbled and things to avoid while under the spotlight.

RETHINK Brands Launches RETHINK Water

Currently in over 1,000 stores on the East Coast, RETHINK already has plans for expansion including explosive growth into 4,000 stores, including the West Coast, by early summer of 2016.

Starbucks, A-B Partner to Produce RTD Teavana Tea

The division of labor for the joint venture will see Starbucks “contribute Teavana’s tea expertise, industry-leading retail activation, and consumer engagement capabilities,” while Anheuser-Busch “leads production, bottling and distribution to retailers nationwide,” the companies revealed via press release.