Cha Cha Matcha, which operates five matcha cafes that are split between New York and Los Angeles, is launching its first ready-to-drink product with this four-SKU line of low-calorie canned matcha teas.
Heather Beach is the co-founder of Kafina Energy, a company with a mission to fuel, restore and awaken people to the healing power of plants. The brand’s 1 oz energy elixirs are made with organic adaptogenic herbs and are low in caffeine.
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The Alkaline Water Company Inc. told investors this morning it anticipates newly acquired premium water brand AQUAhydrate will bring “high level synergies” between the two businesses that will expand both brands’ respective U.S. retail footprints.
High Brew Coffee founder/CEO David Smith reflected upon his 20 year journey as a beverage entrepreneur, from the development and eventual sale of Sweet Leaf Tea to his next act in the coffee business. During our conversation, he explained why a strong company culture is key to success, the importance of planning for growth, and why, no matter how well you plan, mistakes are unavoidable.
The Alkaline Water Company Inc. announced today it has entered a definitive agreement to acquire premium water brand AQUAhydrate in a stock-only transaction.
While it doesn’t offer brews infused with CBD or blended with plant milks, Virginia-based Snowing in Space has instead focused on more practical concerns: scaling production and distribution operations, including moving from its current 4,000 square foot home into a new 10,000 square foot facility this fall.
Convenience stores are capping off a strong summer with 4.1% growth in Labor Day beverage sales, according to Wells Fargo Securities’ latest Beverage Buzz c-store retailer survey released today. The survey collected responses from retailers representing nearly 20,000 convenience stores nationwide. Overall beverage sales, including alcoholic drinks, were up 4.1%.
LaCroix maker National Beverage Corp. saw year-over-year revenue drop 9.9% to $263 million in the second quarter, marking the Florida-based company’s fourth consecutive quarter in which it underperformed analyst expectations. The diminished year-over-year results reflect a subdued summer for LaCroix.
Evan Holod, the CEO of Michel et Augustin US, the American arm of the popular French snack maker, explained how the company reimagined its brand positioning and product packaging for American audiences.
Bluestone Lane, which is an Australian brick and mortar coffee purveyor that’s rapidly expanding their U.S. footprint, has recently launched a ready-to-drink line of iced coffees.
We’ve already announced that we’re taking over the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel this December for the largest BevNET Live ever. Next up: let’s meet some of the insiders, investors, and entrepreneurs who will be guiding our conversations, from inside the ballroom to outside by the pool.
As summer fades into fall, the momentum behind CBD beverages looks set to continue well through the end of 2019 and beyond. In this gallery, we showcase some of the notable CBD-infused beverages to debut over the past month, including a two-SKU shot line from Tempo, a sparkling water from Colorado craft brewery Left Hand and Mike Tyson’s DWiiNK.
Stratus Group Hires CORE Hydration Veterans to Lead Sales Growth; KOPU Names Richard Harrison as Director of Sales; Owl’s Brew Expands Advisory Board; Waterloo Co-Founder and Former CMO Launches CANTEEN Spirits; BevMo! Names Matthew Champion as SVP and CMO; Pawan Kalra Named CEO at Pressed Juicery
As summer comes to a close and retailers make the transition from summer to autumn, beverage brands are getting into the spirit with fall-themed coffee creamer from Coffee Mate, seasonal oat milk latte flavors from Chameleon and a MTN Dew Halloween mystery flavor.