In an interview with BevNET, WTRMLN WTR co-founder and creative director Jody Levy explained that Perich’s experience in building brands would be an asset as the company enters a new stage in its development in 2017.
In this edition, the podcast team is joined by BevNET editor-in-chief Jeff Klineman and the editors of BevNET’s sister sites, Brewbound’s Chris Furnari and Project NOSH’s Carol Ortenberg, each of whom offered their take on the most pertinent trends and issues within the industries they cover.
After a year spent building relationships with retailers nationwide and preparing to significantly ramp up production, January represents a major milestone for the Philadelphia-based coffee brand.
As the last year ended, a group of 32 U.S. congressmen threw those drinks a holiday-season curveball in the form of a letter that argued so-called “alt-milks” aren’t “milk” at all, and pressured the FDA to take action to reserve that descriptor for dairy products only.
The new line expands upon the company’s popular Green Lemonade variety with four additional offerings, each formulated with lemon juice and nutrient-dense algae-based ingredients, including chlorella and spirulina.
The draft guidance, a series of recommendations addressing issues ranging from manufacturer compliance and the declaration of added sugars to appropriate spacing between lines on the label itself, is an in-progress version of guidelines that will represent the current thinking of the FDA when finalized.
In this edition of Press Clips: N.Y. state reaches settlement with kombucha producers; Philly’s new sweetened drinks tax takes effect; Coke closes Founders incubator, Forbes’ “30 Under 30” list includes founders of Mati, Steamm.
While we really enjoy what Wandering Bear has done with its bag-in-box packaging, the company's latest offering, a Peppermint Mocha seasonal variety launched in 2017, shows that it has the ability to create some tasty flavors as well.
In an interview with BevNET, Susan Viamari, vice president of thought leadership at IRI, explained that embracing functional and better-for-you beverages is a way for private label brands to move away from “me-too” types of innovation and carve out more specialized niches.
As 2016 nears the finish line, it’s time to reflect on some of the biggest beverage stories of the past year. We at BevNET checked the most popular stories on our site and have put together our Top 10 of the most read of the past year.
While both regulators and industry experts have indicated skepticism about the ability of HPP to inhibit spore growth to an acceptable level in a low-acid beverage, there seems to be no definitive rule that clearly indicates their safety or acceptability.
Humm Kombucha is gearing up for a big year as the Oregon-based company prepares to move into a new manufacturing facility that will give it the ability to dramatically increase production of its fast-growing kombucha line.
Celsius is a self-proclaimed “healthy energy drink” that was designed to help accelerate metabolism and burn body fat. Founded in 2004, Celsius has been through quite a transformation in recent years. Its latest change comes in the form of another packaging update -- and it’s a really good one, for the most part.
On Tuesday Harmless Harvest announced in a statement emailed to BevNET that it had agreed to settle the lawsuit, citing a desire to avoid a long and costly legal battle. However, the company “vigorously” denied any wrongdoing and liability and asserted the legitimacy of its organic certification. The terms of the settlement are confidential.