Review: King’s Brew Nitro Cold Brew

Hailing from New Hampshire, King’s Brew Nitro Cold Brew is a multi-SKU line of ready-to-drink nitrogen-infused cold brew coffee drinks that are available in both 7.8 and 12 oz. cans.

Wells Fargo: C-Store Survey Shows Strong Start to Q2

Bolstered by warm weather, a good economy and the Fourth of July holiday, convenience retailers enjoyed a strong start to the summer season as overall total beverage sales increased 4.8% in the second quarter, according to the latest “Beverage Buzz” survey of c-store retailers by Wells Fargo Securities.

Review: NITI Daily Detox

NITI (or “Nutrition Is Today’s Intelligence”) Daily Detox is a high pressure processed (HPP) detox beverage available in a single SKU that blends lemon, mint, turmeric, and cardamom to create the brand’s sole SKU.

Review: UbU Sparkling Functional Tonics

UbU is a brand of sparkling beverages that includes SKUs that are enhanced with hemp-derived CBD. The company markets two lines -- Hemp Tonic Balance, with CBD, and Natural Energy Focus, which instead features ginseng -- both of which are unsweetened and caffeine free.

People Moves: SOUND Names New Sales Team Hires

SOUND Names New Sales Team Hires; SodaStream CEO Resigns; Rise Brewing Co. Announces New Director of Sales; Caliva Plots New Cannabis Growth Blueprint with Jay-Z

When The Bubble’s Bursting: Inside LaCroix’s Decline

As the sparkling water category experiences all time highs, LaCroix -- the brand that helped ignite the trend -- should have a lot to celebrate right now. Instead, the 38 year-old brand is struggling to maintain dominance in a marketplace that is rapidly moving past it.

CBD Portfolio Co. Takes 25% Stake in Jones Soda

Jones Soda came closer to producing a line of CBD-infused drinks yesterday as Hemp and CBD portfolio company HeavenlyRx Ltd., a subsidiary of SOL Global Investments, announced yesterday it has acquired a 25% stake in the Seattle-based beverage maker.

Oatly GM: ‘We Don’t Want to Wait Too Long to Start Expanding’

Oatly is ready to offer shoppers more than just milk, general manager Mike Messersmith told NOSH. Over the next two months the oat milk company will launch a line of ice cream into several national retailers. In 2020 the company will also bring online its largest facility to-date and double its current manufacturing capacity.

General Mills & GoodBelly Partner to Launch Cereal and Yogurt

While Activia may not be a brand that resonates with younger shoppers, General Mills believes its message of digestive health does. That’s why the corporation is deepening its strategic partnership with natural brand GoodBelly Probiotics by launching a line of lactose-free yogurts and cereal this week.

Wells Fargo: Monster Makes It Reign, But Bang Keeps Pressure

Despite a strong start by its fitness energy sub-brand Reign, Monster Energy Corp. is still feeling the pressure from insurgent competitor Bang, according to a Wells Fargo Securities analysis of Nielsen data released this week.