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Taste Radio Ep. 106: Daphne Oz: Eating Healthy Food ‘Should Feel Like An Indulgence’

Daphne Oz believes that healthy eating should never mean sacrificing flavor. Hear why in our interview with the Emmy award-winning TV host, social media maven and chief innovation officer of Pure Spoon. Plus, original takes on meat and meatless brands in the latest edition of Elevator Talk. This episode is presented by RISE Brewing Co.

Review: Hälsa Organic Oatgurt

Hälsa is a line of plant-based yogurt drinks made with a base of fermented organic whole grain oats. The product is available in three flavors at its launch and its clean label is one of its key selling points.

Review: Montane Sparkling Spring Water

Montane Spring Water is a line of sparkling waters that are produced in Georgia using a quartzite spring. The product is launching with Original (unflavored) as well as two flavored offerings: Cucumber Lime and Meyer Lemon Honeysuckle.

Review: OWYN Ready-to-Drink Plant-based Protein Drinks

OWYN (short for “only what you need”) is a line of plant-based protein beverages that are offered in both ready to drink and powdered form. The current lineup of ready to drink flavors consists of three SKUs, including Dark Chocolate, Cold Brew Coffee, and Vanilla.

Taste Radio Ep. 104: JUST Why Are Will & Jaden Smith Invested in This Water Brand?

A fresh take on celebrity investment with global icons and JUST Water co-founders Will & Jaden Smith; an Elevator Talk extravaganza, featuring elevator pitches from the founders of four upstart food and beverage brands and accompanying feedback from the hosts. This episode is presented by Ruby Rockets.

Review: Better Booch Adds Cans

Better Booch is a Los Angeles-based brand of kombucha that has been around for a couple of years and, prior to the recent introduction of these products, had been offered exclusively in glass bottled.

Review: Spindrift Half Tea & Half Lemon

Spindrift’s latest creation, which was unveiled at the Natural Products Expo West 2018, is perhaps their most adventurous flavor to date in that it introduces an ingredient that they haven’t used before: tea.

Review: California Juice Co. Shots

California Juice Company is a purveyor of cold-pressed juices that are packaged in both full-size ready to drink form as well as a smaller shot format, which are what we are exclusively looking at in this review.

Taste Radio Ep. 102: How To Create an Iconic Brand — The Lessons of Shots, Cults and Kale

How Jägermeister is carefully embracing a softer side of its iconic history, while maintaining its core identity; Shutthekaleup explains why authenticity and transparency are the keys to winning with influencers; Why the founders of acclaimed brand The Coconut Cult set out “to create a religion, essentially.” This episode is presented by Symrise Califormulations.