Review: Maple Mama

Maple Mama is a USDA Organic certified sparkling beverage that is sweetened -- but not flavored -- with maple syrup. Instead, the products come in four fruit-based varieties, including Ginger Lemon, Strawberry Kiwi, Blueberry Pomegranate and Raspberry Lime.

Review: Spark by The Hemp Division

Spark is a line of sparkling CBD beverages from The Hemp Division, a division of premium tea company Harney & Sons. The product is available in two flavors, Orange Mango and Tangy Lime, both of which have 20 mg of CBD per 12 ounce can.

The Science Behind Creating a Cannabis Infused Beverage

The cannabis infused market has evolved by leaps and bounds thanks to visionary producers and scientific advances of infusion technology. Vertosa has been at the forefront of this technological revolution, helping clients bring groundbreaking infused beverages, edibles and topicals to market.

New Features Added to Brand Spotlight

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Gerber Finance Launches Natural Products Division

Citing ongoing growth in the natural CPG market, asset-based lending company Gerber Finance this week announced it would launch a dedicated natural food and beverage products division.

Survey: Labor Day Fuels Optimism Up Amongst C-Store Retailers

Out of a survey group representing 30,000 U.S. convenience retail locations, or roughly 20% of the channel, 65% of respondents indicated that they had a more positive outlook on the total beverage category as compared to the previous one to two months.

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Bolt24 Calls Out BodyArmor in New Ad Campaign

In the competition for sports drink market share, Gatorade’s Bolt24 is pumping up its offense. The functional hydration sub-line will roll out a new ad campaign this month taking aim at rising competitor BodyArmor, calling out the Coke-backed brand by name.

Bulletproof Raises $13M to Fuel Product Innovation, Omnichannel Growth

Nutrition platform brand Bulletproof 360 today announced a $13 million capital raise to fund the brand’s omnichannel expansion and the development of products in new and existing categories. The raise was led by Beliv, the Latin America-based business unit of multinational beverage corporation the CBC Group, and Rocana Ventures along with existing investors CAVU Venture Partners and Trinity Ventures.

Capstar Partners, CAVU’s Christopher Launch SPAC

As special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) targeting the CPG sector have experienced a sudden surge in interest this year, Clayton Christopher is the latest food and beverage industry veteran to join the party, joining with Capstar Partners as a co-sponsor and board advisor in Capstar Special Purpose Acquisition Company

Office Hours: How Six Entrepreneurs Faced the Summer of COVID-19

A panel of six food and beverage entrepreneurs from across the country joined up with BevNET Editor in Chief Jeff Klineman to discuss the challenges that the summer of 2020 -- and the ongoing struggle with a global pandemic -- brought them. Speakers addressed ways they are overcoming challenges around production, financing, sales and marketing, offering support and advice to each other.

Taste Radio Insider Ep. 97: How This Brand Doubled Sales… While Giving Away 50% Of Its Profits

Dave Colina, founder & CEO of natural sports recovery brand O2, spoke about how the company’s decisions over the past five years prepared it to meet the challenges and opportunities of the last five months, how the brand achieved record sales numbers while donating 50% of profits to independent gym owners affected by COVID-19 and why he believes that entrepreneurship is as much about personal growth as building a successful brand.

Review: Health-Ade Plus

Health-Ade Plus, which was announced in mid August, is a line of USDA Certified Organic kombuchas that are enhanced with functional ingredients. 

Supercharge: D2C Event Presented By BevNET & NOSH on Sept. 29

BevNET and NOSH will be presenting our very first Supercharge D2C event on Sept. 29 with the purpose of helping food and beverage brands develop, refine, and energize their approach to the direct to consumer channel. This event -- included for BevNET and NOSH subscribers -- will address strategic, operational, and marketing practices around D2C, as well as provide direct-from-the-entrepreneur stories of how companies are dealing with the D2C environment.