Press Clips: Chuck Norris Launches Bottled Water Company

Chuck Norris launches a bottled water company, PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi talks about protecting the environment while growing a major company, Thrillist looks at sparkling waters to challenge LaCroix, and The New York Times profiles Rohan Oza in the wake of the $1.7 billion Bai sale.

Review: Soylent Adds Two New Flavors

The last time we took a look at Soylent, we remarked at how far the brand has come since its original, powdered effort. So, when we saw that there were two new flavors launching, we were pretty interested in seeing whether the company would continue to advance and evolve the brand.

Mehta to Birth Brands at Born Wild

Today entrepreneur and investor Zubin Mehta announced the launch of Born Wild Brands. Mehta most recently served as CEO at Nourish Snacks, a better-for-you snack company founded by TODAY’s Joy Bauer.

Organic Food Incubator Reborn In New Jersey

In an interview with BevNET, Schwartz said that he looked at approximately 30 potential new locations throughout New York’s five boroughs last year in an effort to retain the company’s identity. However, the cost savings available by moving to New Jersey were too enticing to ignore.

New Soft DRINK Bar Lands in Times Square

DRINK is a first of its kind non-alcoholic beverage bar located inside the American Eagle Outfitters in Times Square, New York City. Funded by venture capital firm Cleveland Avenue, the bar stocks 20 different small craft beverage brands from nearly every category in the industry.

People Moves: Q Drinks Adds Honest Tea Vets; New COO for Zevia

Fast-growing premium mixer brand Q Drinks has added two longtime Honest Tea executives to its sales team as it looks to bolster its presence at retail stores. Meanwhile, Zevia today announced the promotion of Hank Margolis to the role of COO.

Review: GuS Extends Into Single Serve Mixers

Since 2003, NYC-based GuS (aka Grown-up Soda) has been producing less sweet carbonated soft drinks that are made with high-quality ingredients. With its products targeting an adult palate, GuS is now expanding into an area that seems quite complementary: cocktail mixers.

Rise Brewing Co. Hits the Gas with Nitro

Cold brew coffee is one of the fastest-growing segments in the beverage industry and surging demand has attracted hundreds of new brands to the market. Despite a crowded field, New York City-based Rise Brewing Co. believes its nitro-infused cans and kegs -- and a penchant for experimentation -- will help it rise above the rest.

Survey Results Reveal Manufacturers’ Support for HPP

The anonymous survey, conducted in September and October, asked participants to answer 15 questions about HPP safety, quality and efficacy, and to compare HPP to other pasteurization methods.

Courts: Health Groups Sue Coke; Wonder Fuel Targets POM

In a move that some experts have described as similar in strategy to the legal actions taken against the tobacco industry in the 1990s, a new lawsuit accuses Coke and CSD-friendly trade group American Beverage Association (ABA) of engaging in a 40-year “elaborate campaign of disinformation” to minimize the health risks associated with soft drink consumption.

Review: TruEnergy “Sport Shot”

Created by a former professional hockey player, TruEnergy is an energy shot that was designed with the athlete in mind.

Industry Voices: Predictions for 2017

What will 2017 hold for trends, innovation and emerging categories in the non-alcoholic beverage industry? We asked 10 veteran beverage executives and observers for their takes on what’s to come.

Christine Perich Appointed as CEO At WTRMLN WTR

In an interview with BevNET, WTRMLN WTR co-founder and creative director Jody Levy explained that Perich’s experience in building brands would be an asset as the company enters a new stage in its development in 2017.