As The New York Times reported in an exposé a few weeks ago, the Coca-Cola Co. decided to quietly marshall its own cadre of experts to tout the benefits of exercise over abstinence or restraint as the solution to obesity.
Declining demand has pushed sales of orange juice to their lowest point in 13 years. There is, however, a glimmer of hope for the beverage. Born out of a renaissance for home juicing and booming interest in cold-pressed blends, super premium and organic juice products have drawn acclaim and surging sales.
The company, now in its 11th year of business and today available in 30 countries, is strengthening its leadership and management in key and emerging markets.
The premise of H2Melon is pretty straightforward: take 100 percent watermelon juice, fill it in a bottle, and use high pressure processing to preserve it. The flavor of the product is exactly what you might expect from juicing watermelon.
Juicera has added a kids' line to its brand of cold-pressed, high pressured processed juices. Packaged in 10 oz. fully wrapped bottles, the line comes in three varieties: Apple Juice, Lemonade and Pineapple Power.
A lifetime food and beverage executive who has come in to navigate the late-stage expansion and sale of high-profile brands like Stirrings (sold to Seagram’s) and Immaculate Baking Co. (sold to General Mills), as well as a former CEO of Annie’s, Paul Nardone has joined fast-growing snack brand PopCorners as its CEO.
The company recently partnered with UNFI, the nation’s largest distributor of natural foods and a preferred supplier for Whole Foods. UNFI now distributes a range of Columbia Gorge juices in Texas, Madison, Wis. and Chicago, and the brand is gradually making its way east, now using HPP as a way to extend shelf life of products carried by the wholesaler.
We don’t like to become the story, unless it actually furthers the story. So here’s the story: last month, we ran a set of IRI numbers on lemonade, and, well, we ticked off the folks at Calypso.
Rebbl has rolled out three new varieties of its organic "Super Herbs" elixirs, which are formulated with a range of unique ingredients. The line includes Matcha Latte, Turmeric Golden-Milk and Maca Cold-Brew. The drinks are well-formulated, but we feel as though the emphasis on functionality and plant ingredients on the label potentially undermines the expected flavor of the liquid.
Did the East Coast convert to California’s cult of kombucha? Maybe not all the way, but the disparity between the two seems to be slimming.
As Labor Day weekend begins, BevNET Magazine publisher Barry Nathanson opines on why it's essential to recharge your batteries.
The flavor ingredients are all sourced fresh and blended into the beverages, an aspect aligned with the positioning of Pok Pok Som as a taste-first-and-foremost brand that pulls from a flavorful Asian pantry.
Revive Kombucha’s Tropic Wonder is a beverage made with an earl grey and orange peel kombucha culture, which is then flavored with orange juice, lemon juice, vanilla extract and cayenne. The flavor is smooth and well-balanced, with the light citrus flavor pairing nicely with the flavor of the earl grey tea.
What do you do when your signature product’s name is deemed unacceptable by the FDA? That’s the situation Hampton Creek is in after the government agency sent a warning letter to the company regarding its Just Mayo brand. Read the full story on Project NOSH, BevNET's site covering the world of Natural, Organic, Sustainable and Healthy packaged food companies.