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Taste Radio Ep. 192: The ‘Pure’ Path To Building A Successful Brand

Elizabeth Stein, founder and CEO of Purely Elizabeth, discussed how the brand’s focus on creating delicious, nutrient-dense foods has paid dividends since its launch in 2009. She also spoke about how the company has strategized around opportunities and challenges within a rapidly growing market for natural foods.

Taste Radio Insider Ep. 63: Prioritizing Diversity Will Make Your Company Better. Here’s Why.

Zoe Feldman, the director of Chobani Incubator, spoke about why she’s emphasized the incubator’s focus on diversity as part of its selection criteria, how prior roles as an executive at PepsiCo and in venture capital shaped her perspective on the importance of diversity in business and why “representation is hugely critical” to the future of our industry.

Gallery: November’s New Products

Heading into the end of the year, brands are wasting no time launching new innovations, line extensions, collaborations and refreshed packaging. Check out the gallery to see some of November’s notable launches, including the latest from Dirty Lemon, new kombucha flavors from Better Booch and KOE, and plenty of CBD-infused releases and brand launches.

New Spirits Gallery: Whiskey, Scotch & Brandy

In this gallery, we review a handful of notable new releases in whiskey, scotch and brandy, including a new limited run expression from Wolves, the latest from Bob Dylan’s Heaven’s Door label, plus the launch of The Fighting 69th Irish Whiskey.

Gallery: November’s New Coffee and Energy Launches

Several of November’s new product launches are offering consumers a jolt of energy as we head into the end of the year. Check out the gallery below for the latest energy and coffee product launches this month, including new lines for Kitu Life Super Coffee, Pop & Bottle and Bolthouse Farms.

In Memoriam: Benjamin Zuckerman

Zuckerman, who was president of the fourth-generation bottling and canning firm Zuckerman-Honickman, left his son Michael in charge of the company and a strong legacy of innovation within the industry.

Review: Feelz CBD Seltzer

Feelz is a line of flavored sparkling water enhanced with 20 mg of CBD as well as electrolytes, B-vitamins and antioxidants. All three flavors -- Lemon Lime, Peach Ginger and Blackberry Lavender -- contain zero calories and no sweeteners.

Taste Radio Ep. 191: How This Mission-Driven Entrepreneur Won Millions For Her Brand

Alix Peabody is the 28-year-old founder of Bev, a wellness-focused canned wine brand that aims to change the narrative around how women are projected and perceived by the alcohol industry. In this episode, she spoke about aligning mission and brand, tapping tech investors for capital, and strategizing around digital content. This episode is presented by Blue Pacific Flavors.

Taste Radio Insider Ep. 62: How To Get Ahead By Going Back To The Basics

In this episode, we’re joined by the founders of two U.K.-based companies -- Suzie Walker, the founder of paleo-inspired snack maker The Primal Pantry and Dan Broughton, the co-founder of Dalston's, a brand of better-for-you craft sodas -- each of whom have built successful businesses by adopting a back-to-the-basics approach to product development and marketing.

Gallery: November’s Holiday and Limited Edition Releases

The holiday season is in full swing, and beverage brands celebrated this November with seasonal plays and limited edition launches. Check out the gallery to see this month’s festive flavors and special offerings, including Coke’s first U.S. holiday release, spiced tea from Teakoe and Pepsi’s non-alcoholic take on pink wine.

Review: Mood33 CBD Herbal Teas

Mood33, to date one of the pioneers of THC-infused beverages, is expanding its offering to include a line of herbal teas in 12 oz. bottles infused with 33 mg of hemp extract from Evo Hemp.