Elevator Talk: Wonder+Well Innovates to Keep Kids Healthy and Hydrated

Wonder+Well, an organic fruit-essence water for kids, provides the lovable format of a drink box but with no sugar or sweeteners. Co-founder Gregg Lefkowitz identifies that parents are looking for healthier options that get children to drink more water, while still being fun.

Review: Koia Fruit Infusions

Launching with three flavors, including Chocolate Banana, Mango Crème and Strawberry Crème, Fruit Infusions are soy and dairy free, low in sugar (6g), and high in protein (18g from hemp, brown rice, and pea proteins).

People Moves: Protein2O Hires New CFO; Shifts at Bai

Bai Executives Repositioned Under KDP; Protein2O Hires Brian Douglas as CFO; Andrew Steele Joins BodyArmor; Soylent Names New CFO, VP of Digital Acquisition, VP of Brand Marketing; New Age Beverages Hires John Price as CFAO

Press Clips: Hybrid Beverages Growing

A recent story in The Wall Street Journal explored the transition that major beverage companies are making into new categories.

Review: BRWD Refreshing Energy Drink

BRWD is an upstart line of energy drinks that is made exclusively with naturally sourced ingredients, including barley malt extract. The product line is launching with two SKUs: Cherry + Rhubarb and Citrus + Ginger.

Review: Ethan’s MCT Shots

Announced in August, Ethan’s MCT Shots is the follow up to the brand’s line of apple cider vinegar (ACV) shots that they launched last year.

Under New Management, MATI Makes Move to Mainstream

Following the departure of founder Tatiana Birgisson, energy drink maker MATI has turned to former Coca-Cola executive Eric Masters to build on the company's entrepreneurial roots and turn it into a mainstream national brand.

Elevator Talk: Som Sleep Aims to Ease Insomnia the Natural Way

Som Sleep is a ready-to-drink dietary supplement designed as a natural alternative to prescriptive sleep-aids. Serial entrepreneur and Co-founder/CEO, John Shegerian, shares that within four months the company was able to expand beyond e-commerce and enter brick-and-mortar retail.

Expo East 2018: New Products Preview

Whether you are getting ready to cruise the aisles on the show floor, which runs Thursday through Saturday at the Baltimore Convention Center, or plan on following BevNET’s event coverage online, here’s a preview of some of the new products to look out for at Expo East 2018.

Temple Turmeric Rebrands In Move to Broaden Appeal

At Natural Products Expo East 2018 in Baltimore this week, the Austin, Tex.-based elixir maker will be reintroduced as Temple, as the company seeks to evolve from a turmeric-centric brand into a broader functional beverage company.

C-Store Survey: Labor Day Heat Boosts Bev Sales

Overall non-alcoholic beverage sales during the Labor Day holiday jumped 5.4 percent from last year, up sequentially 4.2 percent from the second quarter of this year.

We’re Evolving: Project NOSH Is Now NOSH

Mission -- or project -- accomplished. At NOSH.com you can now find all the same news, analysis, video, community, suppliers, and partnership that was located at ProjectNOSH.com just with a slightly new name.

Sunniva Rebrands As Kitu Life, Adds Creamer

Seeking to broaden its appeal, Sunniva Super Coffee has rebranded as Kitu Life, bringing with it new packaging and a new formulation for its line of organic RTD “super coffees” made with protein and medium chain triglyceride (MCT) oil. The company will premiere its new identity at Natural Products Expo East 2018 in Baltimore next week.