Nine months after the company, which markets the well-known Muscle Milk brand, put itself on the auction block, Hormel Foods today announced that it has has agreed to acquire Cytosport.
Zola’s riff on a lemonade/coconut water product comes in the form of this product, a one liter Tetra Pak carton that is labeled as being 100 percent juice. The ingredients are, like the rest of Zola’s Tetra line, from concentrate, but that definitely doesn’t impede the company’s ability to craft a great tasting and thirst-quenching product.
The concept behind Caffeinated Club is simple and straightforward: mix flavored club soda with a mild amount of caffeine. The result is something that’s pleasant tasting and familiar. However, it’s the branding and messaging of the product that leave something to be desired.
The 2014 Summer Fancy Food Show begins this Sunday in New York City, and the specialty foods event will feature nearly 75 beverage companies. As always, BevNET will be on hand to report on news and innovation from the show. For attendees, we’ve compiled a handy list help you navigate the floor.
The New York State Court of Appeals today rejected an effort to reinstate New York City’s plan to restrict the sale of sugary drinks, commonly referred to as “The Bloomberg Ban.”
Counter to prevailing beliefs about the beverage, kombucha doesn’t have to taste bad, says Live Soda Kombucha CEO Trevor Ross.
As Keurig gets closer to launching its at-home cold beverage maker, Starbucks announced that it’s getting fizzy, and Faygo is facing a lawsuit that might get the AARP in a tizzy.
White space is hard to come by in the energy category, but Mamma Chia has introduced a new line that CEO Janie Hoffman sees as filling a gap in the sub-segment often referred to as “clean energy.”
Ingredient suppliers packed the IFT show in New Orleans with energy and protein innovation.
BevNET dug deep into this year’s Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) show and spotted trends — emerging and yet to surface alike.
As one of the co-founders of Nantucket Nectars and a Managing Director at First Beverage Group, Tom First is well-versed in what it takes to launch and run a successful beverage company. In this video on BevNET Food and Beverage University, First draws on his expertise in financing new ventures to discuss where and how entrepreneurs can look to find investors for their brand.
Offering a slightly different take on cold-pressed, HPP juices, Juisi markets itself as a company that “creates beverages that draw inspiration from specific regions, cultures, and history.” In our review of the brand’s Kale Punch, Pineapple Jamu, and Cucumber Chia blends, we were pleased with the formulation of the products, yet we’d like to see more organic ingredients in the mix (the blends are not 100 percent organic). On the packaging front, there’s definitely some room for improvement.
The new group of speakers unveiled as part of BevNET’s Food and Beverage University (FBU) in Los Angeles on Sept. 11 will offer unrivaled assistance for attendees.
Cold-pressed juice is growing fast, but sales of green varieties are “greatly outpacing” counterparts within the super-premium juice category, according to Starbucks.