Review: Legacy Juice Works Adds Organic Tart Cherry Juices

Announced the Natural Expo East 2017 along with the product line’s name change, Legacy Juice Works’ line of high pressure processed (HPP) tart cherry juices includes products in both 8 oz. bottle and 2 oz. shot formats.

Distribution Roundup: SAS Launches Kickstart Florida

SAS Sales & Marketing launch Kickstart Florida to help emerging brands in the local market; FitWhey signs with KeHE for first major footprint expansion in two years; Sipp Sparkling Organics enter Midwest Giant stores; Tickle Water signs with Dora's Naturals

Fewer than 40 Tickets Remain for BevNET Live in Santa Monica; Register Today

Only 2 weeks days to go! Hundreds of beverage professionals have registered. The agenda has been released. The conference is now almost sold out. If you're planning on attending, time is running out. Taking place on Dec. 4+5, the leading U.S. beverage industry conference will attract hundreds of industry professionals representing more than 150 beverage brands. Will you be joining them?

Seven Aims to Broaden Sparkling Water Category

Project 7 founder Tyler Merrick told BevNET he sees as an opportunity to bring more depth and complex flavors into the category with the launch of Seven sparkling waters, which debuts this week in 12 oz. cans.

Review: Après Plant-Based Protein

Après is a line of premium plant-based protein beverages that were designed specifically for “whole-body replenishment.”

Taste Radio Ep. 84: Rocking Out With Halen Brands CEO Jason Cohen

Build hot brands, grow relationships with buyers, and sell companies with Halen Brands’ Jason Cohen; dive into consumers’ relationship with sustainable seafood with Ken Plasse, CEO of Fishpeople; an elevator windup-and-pitch from sports drink brand KRā.

Review: Repurposed Pod Cacao Juice

Cacao juice is a drink that’s made from the fruit that surrounds the cacao (or “cocoa”) bean. The product is made with just this single ingredient and is, therefore, 100 percent juice.

In the Courtroom: Soda Titans Under Fire Over “Diet” Claims; Forager Sued

In this In the Courtroom roundup, the country's three largest soda companies face multiple lawsuits alleging their diet products are false and misleading to consumers trying to lose weight, while Forager Project gets hit with a class action suit claiming its cold-pressed juices are also misleading.

23 Food & Bev Innovators Land Forbes’ 30 Under 30 List

In the seventh iteration of Forbes’ annual 30 Under 30 List list, 14 CPG innovators and entrepreneurs were recognized for being young adults who made major contributions to food and drink innovation in 2018.

DRY Soda Co. Launches Zero Sugar Line

DRY Soda Company built its brand by offering low-sugar sparkling beverages with exotic flavors, but thus far the company has shied away from releasing diet products.

CB Insights Webinar Highlights Influential Food & Bev Startups

Zoe Leavitt, Retail Food & Technology Analyst at strategic data analytics firm CB Insights, today discussed the evolving relationship between large CPG corporations and emerging startups during a webinar titled “Startups Shaping the Future of Food.”

TSG Consumer Partners Takes Minority Stake in Nuun

Nuun president and CEO Kevin Rutherford told BevNET Wednesday the strategic partnership comes in the midst of the company’s five-year plan for growth and at a time when it is seeking to scale.

Dora’s Naturals Brings Brand-First Focus to Distribution

As the founder and CEO of Dora’s Naturals, Cyrus Schwartz oversees distribution, manufacturing, and processing. But despite playing various roles, his passion lies in helping build successful beverage businesses.

Reed’s Highlights Reduced SKUs, Future Changes in Q3 Earnings Call

Reed’s Inc. reported a 11.7 percent decline in net sales for Q3 2017 in an earnings call today in which the company also announced other brands in its sprawling portfolio would be discontinued to focus on the Reed’s and Virgil’s labels.