Black Medicine Raises $1 Million on CircleUp

Company founder and CEO Chris Cooper said the new funds will be put towards “[accelerating] the brand’s Western U.S. expansion and [bolstering] our resources to support rapid growth.”

BevNET Podcast Ep. 10/11: Legal. Design. Let’s Go.

BevNET Summer 2016 brought together some of the best and brightest minds in beverage industry. We thought it best to take advantage of the opportunity and invite a couple of those bright minds -- Justin Prochnow and Fred Hart -- to join us on the podcast.

Monfefo Wins New Beverage Showdown 11

High pressure processed organic ginger shot Monfefo punched well above its 1.7 oz. weight class to take home the title, along with $10,000 in cash and prizes.

Energy Expeditions

A look at the energy category shows the products at its center, and the edges, where expeditious line extensions lie.

BevNET Live: La Colombe Co-Founder Todd Carmichael on Leveraging Innovation

In a discussion at BevNET Live Summer 2016, Carmichael will speak about how La Colombe, a retailer and roaster often lauded by as one of the foremost innovators in the coffee business, plans to leverage its skill in brewing and blending to introduce the brand and a new line of packaged coffee beverages to a broad set of consumers.

Keurig Discontinues KOLD System

Company spokesperson Suzanne DuLong also revealed that the Keurig Green Mountain is laying off 130 employees, the majority of which worked on Kold manufacturing and support teams.

Review: Nothing But Real

Launched last month, Nothing But Real is a company that was founded with the mission of creating healthy snack products without artificial ingredients. Its first product is a beverage, Oat, Chocolate & Protein.

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.