Wells Fargo securities analysts expressed growing concern that dragging volumes and competitive pressure from an ascendant rival are starting to take their toll on Monster Beverage Corp. In a “data deep dive” released on Tuesday, Wells Fargo analyst Bonnie Herzog raised a number of challenges currently facing Monster, ranging from questions over pricing strategy to speculation around the future of its relationship with distribution partner The Coca-Cola Company.
During the company’s annual investor meeting, Starbucks Coffee today announced the launch of Valor Siren Ventures L.P. (VSV), a new $100 million fund to support “the next generation of food and retail start-up companies.”
Jacob Freepons is the co-founder and CEO of Lumen, a company that uses a proprietary process to press and juice whole hemp plants into Regenerative Hemp Elixirs. Lumen aims to grow awareness around the health benefits of hemp while also taking action to address environmental changes.
Yönale is a line of birch tree water beverages made with ingredients sourced from Finland. The USDA Organic certified line presently includes two flavors, original and with bilberry juice.
In this slideshow gallery, we highlight some of the notable new coffee and tea products from Expo West 2019, including new shelf-stable cold brew lines from Chameleon and High Brew, a nitrogen-infused Thai iced tea with oat milk, and Hiball’s return to the cold brew category.
Bodyarmor and Vitaminwater co-founder Mike Repole will lead off the speaker lineup for BevNET Live in New York on June 12 and 13. Repole’s first -- and much anticipated -- appearance at the event will begin two days of high-impact learning and networking at the Metropolitan West.
Deep Rose is a new rose lemonade beverage that markets itself as an antioxidant rich premium beverage with 50 calories per 10 oz. bottle.
In the second part of our Natural Products Expo West coverage, we take a look at how new entrants in the sparkling water space are moving the category away from natural flavors in favor of botanicals and other infusions. As well, we look at how MCT Oil and nootropics are fueling a rise in brain function beverages.
Boulder Food Group, a venture capital firm that recently launched a $100 million fund, is looking to invest in early-stage and innovative food and beverage brands. So how do you get their attention?
In this slideshow gallery, we highlight some of the notable new kombucha and drinking vinegar products and brand redesigns as seen at Expo West 2019, including shelf-stable cans from Revive, a new look for Better Booch, and Odwalla’s hybrid “Smoobucha.”
In this interview from Natural Products Expo West 2019, BevNET managing editor Martin Caballero caught up with Honest Tea co-founder Seth Goldman to discuss recent company updates and innovations aimed at growing the brand’s reach with consumers of all ages, plus retail expansion and efforts to improve sustainability.
Colorado-headquartered Ceria Beverages is partnering with Canadian cannabis co-packing company Growpacker to infuse, package and distribute its THC-infused, non-alcoholic beers throughout Southern California.
In this video recap, BevNET founder and CEO John Craven and managing editor Martín Caballero discuss some of the notable trends and new products seen at this year’s Expo West, including the proliferation of CBD and hemp-infused drinks, why oat milk has emerged as the hottest category in the plant-based milk segment, and how leading kombucha brands are pushing the category closer to mainstream audiences and retail channels.
First announced at BevNET Live Winter 2018, GT’s Dream Catcher is a “sparkling wellness water” that has been enhanced with 25 mg of CBD.