20 Years of BevNET and a Product Review Overhaul

Seeing as how 2016 marks the 20th anniversary of BevNET’s existence as a platform and community for the beverage industry, it seems like an appropriate time to change up the format of our flagship content: product reviews.

Review: Juice Served Here Lemonade

For a company that has established itself by selling high-end, premium-priced raw juices in glass bottles, we think expansion into more mainstream offerings makes sense. And, really, what's more mainstream than a line of lemonades?

Starbucks to Launch RTD Cold-Brew This Summer

Starbucks will initiate the rollout at select company-owned cafes nationwide and select grocery stores regionally in Western Washington, Western Oregon and Denver.

Harmless Harvest Execs Discuss Ending Use of HPP

The change comes nearly five months after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned Harmless Harvest that it was not doing enough to ensure the safety of its coconut water products.

Expo West 2016 Video: Just Add Fizz

As more Americans seek healthy alternatives to soda, a growing number of natural beverage companies are innovating with carbonation and adding sparkling sub-lines to their portfolios.

Channel Check: Innovation Rules the Day for Tea

Tea continues to be one of the fastest-growing categories in the mainstream beverage set, up nearly 10 percent over the past 52 weeks. A lot of this is being driven by Lipton Pure Leaf and Gold Peak, which has a strong presence in both chilled and ambient areas.

Expo West 2016 Video: GoodBelly's Probiotic Pipeline

In an interview at Expo West, GoodBelly CEO Alan Murray explained that the development of GoodBelly Sparkling Drink and GoodBelly Ade stems from an innovation strategy that seeks to “constantly rejuvenate the energy behind probiotics.”

Marley Beverage Introduces Brand Revamp

Marley Beverage CEO Harry Bigelow said that the company “wanted to dial it back a bit” in terms of its original reggae-themed labels and marketing initiatives, while maintaining the brand equity of Bob Marley.

Expo West 2016 Video: Nut Milk Trends

From large producers like WhiteWave and Califia Farms to tiny upstarts, including Pop & Bottle, Malk and Three Trees, BevNET’s John Craven and Ray Latif discuss the role that innovation and branding has played in the development of each and the overall segment.