Review: Shamrock Farms Takes a Dairy Approach to Cold Brew

As one might expect from a dairy producer, Shamrock Farms' new cold brew drinks are very heavy on the milk; the coffee flavor is secondary. That being said, the quality of the coffee -- and its benefits over coffee that is hot-brewed -- are much harder to discern.

Taxes On Sugary Drinks Sweep To Victory

Proposition V in San Francisco, which calls for a penny-per-ounce tax on sugar-sweetened beverages charged to distributors, passed by 62 percent to 38 percent.

Review: Glow’s Niche is Too Narrow

Glow is a two-SKU line of functional supplements designed to help promote hydration, energy, and recovery. The company offers “Hydration” and “Energy” varieties, both of which appear to have the same flavor. Regardless of variety name, their primary purpose appears to be to reduce the effects of a hangover.

NACS 2016 Video: Forto Shots Aim High

Combining organic, fair trade cold brew coffee, 200 mg of caffeine and milk, Forto’s shelf-stable shots are positioned to offer a potent energy boost for consumers on-the-go, according to CEO and founder Neel Premkumar.

Bulletproof Coffee Spin-Offs Coming Of Age

Seven years after Bulletproof Coffee's debut, a new generation of entrepreneurs and brands have begun building the niche product into a legitimate RTD coffee sub-category, each taking different approaches towards tweaking Asprey’s original formula and expanding the drink’s customer base.

Pressure Is Building for HPP Coconut Water

Spurred forward by both safety concerns and the development of new technologies, some coconut water brands, led by Harmless Harvest itself, have recently begun exploring alternatives to HPP.

BodyArmor Unveils Low-Calorie, "SuperWater" Brand Extensions

The brand extensions, which include a new two-SKU line of low-calorie drinks dubbed BodyArmor “Lyte” and a line of electrolyte-infused bottled waters, were introduced as retail sales of BodyArmor continue to surge.

Review: Black Medicine Moves to Cans

Normally, we applaud companies that choose to shift into a more proprietary or premium package, but, in the case of Black Medicine, moving to a 9.5 oz. slim can is great move.

Is This Love? New Age Merges With Marley Beverage Co.

New Age CEO Brent Willis explained that the combination of his company’s sales and marketing resources along with consumers’ strong identification with Bob Marley as a public figure made the partnership an ideal opportunity for New Age to make its long-planned entrance into the RTD coffee segment.