Harmless Harvest's recently appointed CEO, Gianella Alvarez, addressed the issue in a statement published on Harmless Harvest's website, saying the company is currently working alongside "FDA regulators, other oversight agencies and expert consultants" to make "process enhancements" that will ensure compliance with the FDA's regulatory regulations.
Expanding upon a commitment to sell food items made without artificial ingredients, Panera Bread today announced plans to add offerings from Blueprint, Harmless Harvest and Joia to its bottled beverage lineup.
BevNET recently spoke with Harmless Harvest co-founder Justin Guilbert to discuss in further detail why the company removed "100% Raw" and "Never Heated" from its labels and also addressed several questions as to whether external pressures, litigation and/or an updated formulation played a role in the updated positioning.
San Francisco, CA. Fresh off the heels of launching the first ever 100% Raw Tea, Harmless Harvest and Whole Foods Market are releasing a limited time offering for the holidays. This seasonal recipe blends therapeutic levels of organic cinnamon and clove extracts using the wildly popular 100% Raw & Organic Coconut Water as a base. With some extra bite and fragrant warmth accentuating the signature …
Although the use of HPP has been limited to a handful of beverages in the juice and coconut water categories, the processing method -- which uses pressure instead of heat to make a raw product safe to consume -- has for the first time been employed in a tea drink. And, unsurprisingly, it's the restless folks at Harmless Harvest, which helped pioneer the use of HPP in beverages, who are behind it.
In 2011, Harmless Harvest launched its 100% raw & organic coconut water to popular acclaim. Two years later the pioneering beverage company has set out to “reconnect people to the plant” in another beverage category: Tea.
As with their first product, when it comes to tea, the madness (or genius) is in the method: After two years of research and development, the company has finalized …
The folks at Harmless Harvest just can’t seem to shake the innovation bug. Having launched the first 100 percent “raw” and organic coconut water two years ago and recently unveiled a unique cold brewed drink made with raw tea leaves, the company has introduced a new bag-in-box coconut water dispenser. The dispenser was jointly developed with Whole Foods Market, a key strategic retail partner for Harmless Harvest.
It was nearly two years ago when Harmless Harvest launched a first-of-its-kind “raw” and organic coconut water, in which the company utilized high pressure processing (HPP), instead of pasteurization, as a means of delivering not only a safe product, but one that retained the flavor profile and nutrients of the liquid closer its original form. Today, Harmless Harvest has once again turned to HPP to launch an innovative line of organic, cold-brewed tea drinks.