KiiTO is an organic plant-based beverage that delivers protein, superfoods, and MCT in a low sugar beverage that’s available in three flavors. The three flavors -- Chocolate Maca, Vanilla Ashwagandha, and Matcha Moringa -- feature 20 g of protein, 7 g of MCT (from coconut), and 1 g of sugar per 12 ounce bottle.
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.
Kombucha brand Health-Ade and Whole Foods Market have reached a settlement to conclude a class action lawsuit filed last year by customers who allege the company’s beverage products were mislabeled as non-alcoholic.
Kodiak Cakes CEO Joel Clark will be the first to admit that entrepreneurship isn’t a part-time job. For years, he tried to run the pancake mix brand as a side business while pursuing a graduate degree and a consulting career. In this episode, Clark spoke about how commitment, innovation and swimming in the “Shark Tank” played into the evolution of Kodiak Cakes, which eclipsed $100 million in sales in 2018.
Reed’s CEO Val Stalowir has never been shy about the dire state of the company before he joined in July 2017. Now, nearly two years later, the ginger beer maker is at the end of a three-step recovery plan that Stalowir hopes has it on solid ground to hit its ambitious growth targets.
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.”