Press Clips: Kroger Bidding to Acquire The Fresh Market

Sources tell Reuters that Kroger is in the second round of an auction process that’s also seen interest from buyout firms Apollo Global Management LLC, KKR & Co LP, and TPG Capital LP.

Review: Up Mountain Switchel

We really like the formulation of Up Mountain Switchel's new Cayenne and Yerba Mate varieties, but the 12 oz. jar package (one most often used for jelly or condiments) might not be the best for format for the liquid.

Trend Oracle: Expert Insights On The Future Of The Beverage Business

We often ask event speakers to consult their crystal balls for the future of the beverage business. This time, we reached out to friends so that you wouldn’t have to travel. So here’s what they’re thinking about as they look down the road, and also, what we think some of our biggest questions are for the industry in 2016.

Video: A Look Back at BevNET Live Winter 2015

Watch it again. BevNET Live Winter 2015 took place on December 8 and 9, 2015.

Review: Miron Energy Drink

The makers of Miron Energy Drink have set out to deliver a unique beverage experience that combines energy with excellent taste. Like every energy drink that comes to market, there’s a big challenge of establishing a niche that is both meaningful and is otherwise unoccupied.

Review: Clearly Kombucha (New Lemonade Varieties)

Clearly Kombucha has introduced two new lemonade-flavored products. The company's Ginger Mint Lemonade Kombucha and Raspberry Lemonade are both well-executed additions to the brand.

BevNET Announces First Boot Camp for Food & Beverage Entrepreneurs

Designed to give new and growing food and beverage companies a fast and comprehensive look at the challenges facing startups, BevNET Boot Camp leverages experts’ insights, successful entrepreneurs’ experiences, and a healthy dose of networking into an inspirational day of education and connection.

Review: Forager Probiotic Cashew Smoothies

Forager has a launched a pair of cashew milk-based smoothies that are infused with probiotics. Available in Banana Date and Strawberry Banana varieties, the products are a nice extension for Forager's nut milk line.

Review: Alta Palla

Alta Palla is a new brand of organic and fair trade-certified sparkling juices. Produced by the makers of Hiball, the juices come in four varieties. We sampled the Lemonade and Grapefruit products for this review.

Early-Stage Intros: Meeting The Next Generation of Beverage Brands

It’s fair to say that tea-based tonics, birch tree water and canned wine are beverage concepts that might not be ready for mainstream grocery aisles. However, they may represent the kind of bleeding-edge innovation that has propelled significant change on beverage shelves over the past decade.