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A Watery Storm Blows Over, Revealing New Growth

Posted by Gerry Khermouch at 2:55 PM on November 05, 2012

A Watery Storm Blows Over, Revealing New Growth

A few years ago, when high-end bottled water got slammed with the twin effects of a deep recession and an environmental backlash, many of us called it the perfect storm. A sector that was riding high suddenly was in an impossible situation: only fairly affluent consumers could afford those brands any more, and within that social stratum it suddenly had become unfashionable to be spotted carrying around plastic bottles containing water shipped from halfway around the world.



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HPP = High Profit Payday for BluePrint as Hain Scoops it Up

Posted by Jeffrey Klineman at 12:47 PM on November 05, 2012

HPP = High Profit Payday for BluePrint as Hain Scoops it Up

It went unnoticed last week, but fast-growing BluePrint — which makes raw juices and direct-to-consumer juice cleanse products — has been scooped up by natural foods conglomerate Hain Celestial. Hain did not disclose the amount of money it was paying for BluePrint. Hain Celestial CEO Irwin Simon called BluePrint “an innovative leader.” Huss declined comment to BevNET, saying through a spokesman that the deal was not yet finalized.



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Review: Samu Coconut Water

Posted by BevNET.com Staff at 11:13 AM on November 05, 2012

Review: Samu Coconut Water

Samu Thai Coconut Water is a not-from-concentrate coconut water that comes packaged in a 12 oz. aluminum can. With a tagline of “thirst intelligence” and the phrase “naturally the best tasting” on the front of the can, we were somewhat surprised to see that this product contains added sugar. We’re really not sure what factored into their decision to go down the added sugar path, but it has definitely hurt this drink…



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