Review: Wave Soda

Wave Soda is a product that is going after the diet soda drinker with a clean label product that is made with 85 percent sparkling water and 15 percent fruit juice.

Review: Blackeye Roasting Co. Nitro Cold Brew

For the purposes of this review, we’re taking a look at Blackeye Nitro Cold Brew as well as their White Chocolate and Nitro Cocoa offerings. All three are packaged in 12 oz. slim cans that feature a black sleeve label and a painted black top.

BevNET Live 2018 Extended Super Early Registration Ends Next Monday

BevNET Live, the leading conference series for the U.S. beverage industry, will be returning to New York and Santa Monica in 2018. Focused on innovation and the cutting-edge of the industry, BevNET Live creates a two-day forum that fuels strategic thinking, business development and industry connections. Time is running out to save $300! Super early registration pricing is extended through Monday, January 22nd.

‘High Pressure Certified’ Consumer Seal To Debut This Month

This month, the Cold Pressure Council (CPC), an industry group focused on supporting and promoting the HPP industry, is launching a seal for use on HPP food and beverage packaging that certifies the item has been properly processed and independently verified for safety.

Diet Coke Announces Brand Revamp

The Coca-Cola Company today announced a relaunch of the Diet Coke line that includes new packaging and new flavors, while retaining the same fan-favorite formula.

Review: Rivvibe Moringa Sports Tea

Rivvibe is a beverage that is billed as “a drink that includes all the electrolytes and antioxidants of a sports drink and is brewed like a tea.” It’s currently available in a single flavor,packaged in a 16 oz.clear plastic bottle that’s most commonly used for juice.

Reed’s Inc. Puts Los Angeles Facility Up for Sale

On Monday, Reed's Inc. announced it has retained Gordon Brothers, a Boston-based advisory, restructuring and investment firm, to manage the sale of its Los Angeles manufacturing facility, which was brought online in 2001.

Review: VitaMind Blends Coconut Oil and Water

Featuring both coconut oil and coconut water as its core ingredients, VitaMind is a line of shelf-stable beverages that positions itself as being “all natural brain energy.”

Riff Cold Brewed Brings Craft Sensibility to Coffee

The founding team includes Crux Fermentation Project's Paul Evers, his son Bobby, former Stumptown cold brew product developer Nate Armbrust, former LinkedIn director Steve Barham, marketing consultant Kevin Smyth.

Shirazi Distribution Looks Locally to Build Beverage Business

In emphasizing strong customer service and close relationships with local brands, Boston-based Shirazi Distributing has grown from a small one-truck operation to an established supplier to restaurants, coffee shops and independent stores.

Review: Zest Tea Delivers “High Octane Tea”

Zest Tea is a line of sparkling “high octane teas” that are positioned as having high caffeine content (150mg from green tea extract) and being relatively low in calories (25-35 per can).

People Moves: Joey Cannata Leaves Rockstar

In this People Moves roundup: Longtime Rockstar Energy executive vice president of sales and distribution Joey Cannata departs the brand and Cie Nicholson joins the advisory board at Lavit, plus new hires at Clearly Canadian and Zola.