The gradual evolution of The Coca-Cola Company’s business model in North America takes another step Wednesday, as the cola giant hands the keys to a new bottling operation in the Sunshine State.
Starbucks announced Tuesday that it will purchase the remaining 60.5 percent stake of Starbucks Coffee Japan Ltd that it doesn’t own for approximately $913.5 million, according to Reuters.
Jamba Juice, an 800-store line of juice franchises, is wading into the cold-pressed market, launching a four-SKU line of high pressure processed (HPP) juices that will be available in-store.
Though most exhibitors felt attendance and energy at the show to be lethargic, Expo East nonetheless showcased the ongoing evolution of cold-pressed juices and cold-brewed coffee.
Reliant Recovery Water is water that is fortified with oxygen, calcium chloride, magnesium chloride and potassium bicarbonate. While the company has plenty of explanation on its website (including research studies that are intended to validate their recovery and performance claims), there’s very little information on the bottle.
Promoted as a “healthy lifestyle beverage for the on-the-go consumer,” on the surface, Iconic looks and feels very much like a protein drink.
The move to acquire high pressure processing machines comes as the company has grown 40 percent in each of the past two years, according to Dora’s CEO Cyrus Schwartz.
While not a complete capitulation of their efforts to disassociate soda consumption and links to obesity, the recently announced pledge by the world’s largest soda manufacturers to reduce beverage calories in the American diet represents a striking shift in communication.
Fizzleblitz is marketed as a “Sparkling Fruit Juice Tea” that is formulated with with yerba mate and comes in three varieties. While like the flavor of the products, we not sure about the positioning of the brand and are a little confused the choice of ingredients in the beverages.
Filmed on location at the Baltimore Convention Center, BevNET CEO John Craven and BevNET Editor-in-Chief Jeff Klineman break down the show and its impact on natural beverage categories.
Gregg Engles, WhiteWave chairman and CEO, believes that So Delicious will complement his company’s existing portfolio of dairy-alternative products.
In a partnership built on the bonds (or, in this case, the bogs) of expertise, cranberry giant Ocean Spray has aligned with RIPE Bar Juice maker FreshBev on a new line of cold-pressed, HPP juices.
A better-for-you packaged coffee brand is leaning on its association with a well-known media mogul to bring a new line of health-focused, ready-to-drink beverages to the masses.
Earlier this month, the Barclays Back-to-School conference offered a rare glimpse of candor from a Coca-Cola executive.