Mary-Ann Somers, the General Manager & Senior VP of Coca-Cola’s Water, Tea, and Coffee portfolio will discuss expanding product offerings without creating confusion or breaking momentum.
We’ve seen a variety of pickle juice products come to market, but none have made it past the initial buzz to become anything more than a novelty product. While there’s obviously a big taste hurdle to overcome for a product like pickle juice, looking at Stu’s Sour Elixir makes us wonder if its predecessors' biggest mistake was in how they branded and positioned their product.
Slater will discuss the process through which he and his partners decided to go around the the supply chain and route-to-market models that are traditionally associated with the beverage business.
The equity-based crowdfunding company has added Barry Nalebuff to its roster of prominent CPG investors.
Billionaire yogurt maker Hamdi Ulukaya, who started Chobani, announced plans today to "invest in and cultivate emerging food entrepreneurs," according to an announcement from the company.
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A handful of health-conscious beverage companies expanded their distribution recently on local, national and international levels.
Whether it be for health, cost, convenience, environmental considerations, dietary restrictions, or just plain vanity, consumer demand for meat-alternative sources of protein has risen dramatically in recent years. Although there are many factors behind this protein revolution, the news here seems to be how the different generational groups are reacting to it.
Last week, photos began circulating online of a Doritos-flavored Mountain Dew being served to students at Ohio’s Kent State University.
Ito En’s Matcha Love platform includes cafes, powdered products and a two-SKU line of ready-to drink beverages. Coming in Unsweetened and Sweetened varieties, the drinks are made with a blend of green tea and matcha (a powdered whole leaf green tea), and packaged in a small 5.2 oz. can that is both simple and approachable.
Based on Nielsen C-Store sales data for the four-week period ending on Oct. 25, the Coca-Cola Co. saw a 4.9 percent leap in year-over-year dollar sales of its CSD products within the channel.
One of the buzziest trends in coffee involves mixing the liquid with a well-known, dairy-based product. Hearing it described like that, the combination seems like a relatively common and benign pairing. The familiar ingredient, however, is none other than butter. Yes, butter.
Extending its presence in the probiotic drink space, KeVita recently launched a new line of "Cleansing Probiotic Tonics." Made with a base blend of the company's effervescent probiotic base and apple cider vinegar, the line comes in four varieties: Kale Lemon, Red Beet, Turmeric Ginger and Cinnamon.
TreTap’s sparkling line is one of the more interesting uses of maple water that we’ve seen to date. The base of this product is maple water that has been carbonated, and the resulting liquid enhanced with sugar, maple syrup, cucumber flavor, citric acid, and monk fruit (a zero-calorie sweetener).