While soy, long the go-to alternative to animal-based protein, is falling out of favor with many of today’s increasingly health-conscious consumers, peas have emerged as the trending plant-based protein source du jour.
Vita Coco today announced the news in a press release, which added that company co-founder and CEO Michael Kirban would take on Popkin's responsibilities and serve as interim president.
Despite having a line of fruit-flavored beverages that’s focused on “natural,” there’s no juice in any of Caribbean Rainforest's Agua de Chia products. To compound matters, the company's selection of candy-like flavors is a bit of a head scratcher given that chia is a health-oriented product.
Red Bull Editions were a big winner in the convenience store channel, where the products racked up $238.9 million in year-one dollar sales.
Hiball Energy made its first foray into the coffee category with the launch of its new three-SKU “Rich & Creamy” line. Formulated with organic and Fair Trade coffee beans that are cold brewed and blended with nonfat milk, cream, organic and Fair Trade cane sugar, the drinks are also infused with organic guarana, ginseng and B vitamins.
Last year, Jade Monk unveiled a new line of ready-to-drink, matcha-based beverages, which the company showcased at BevNET Live's New Beverage Showdown 8. Available in four varieties, the drinks are cold brewed and high pressure processed. From our perspective, Jade Monk has done a commendable job, and with a few tweaks, has a winner on its hands.
Sherbrooke Capital founder and Managing General Partner John Giannuzzi has been keeping track of deal flow and investment opportunities in the food and beverage space for more than 20 years, and he will be speaking at BevNET Live in Manhattan on the potential for a bubble in the investing environment with regard to food and beverage companies.
San Francisco-based Project Juice, which operates several retail storefronts in the Bay Area and Southern California, has extended its line of cold-pressed juices, smoothies and shots. The company has, once again, shown a knack for impressive formulations and created some of the best juice products we've reviewed this year.
A week before announcing a $15.95 million investment round (one that included funding from Russell Simmons, Kimora Lee Simmons, and Asia’s richest man La Ka Shing), Celsius announced new distribution in Gold’s Gym Fitness Centers.
The company announced the news today, revealing that the aspartame-free versions of Diet Pepsi, Caffeine Free Diet Pepsi, and Wild Cherry Diet Pepsi are slated to hit shelves in August.
Domenick Vultaggio and John Ferolito have reached a settlement in what has been an eight-year long dispute over the value of the company they founded together in 1992.
Soda rivalries aside, the battle for control of the ready-to-drink tea category is beginning to brew over.
The company announced the news in a press release Tuesday, with Celsius CEO Gerry David saying the strategic partnership “will broaden our reach across consumers and will further strengthen our position in both domestic and global markets.”
Banjo’s Cold Brew Coffee, which is made in Decatur, Ga., is a ready-to-drink, cold-brewed coffee that is made “specialty grade beans,” according to the company. The product definitely looks the part of the cold-brew coffee segment. As for what’s inside the bottle...