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Taste Radio Insider Ep. 93: The Tools You Already Have To Succeed In Tough Times

Greg Fleishman, co-founder and CEO of clean label baking mix and snack company Foodstirs, discussed how the brand has adapted to a new consumer environment, explained how to manage and enhance relationships with retail buyers, why it’s critical to leverage every resource at your disposal during the pandemic and why consumer communication is the one thing that keeps him up at night.

Review: SZZL Sparkling Tea

SZZL is a new line of sparkling tea drinks that is launching with two flavors, Peach Perfect and Ginger Lime. The products have 30 calories per 12 ounce can.

Elevator Talk Livestream Round 17: SOUND, Aura Bora, Fruitbelt

The seventeenth round of Elevator Talk Livestream features leaders from SOUND, Aura Bora, Fruitbelt, ReGrained and ENOF. This week's special co-host is Jennifer Palmer, CEO of Gerber Finance, who will share her thoughts, questions and feedback with the participants.

Watch Office Hours: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace

On this week's Office Hours, BevNET managing editor Martin Caballero is joined by Alisa Williams, Partner at VMG, and Matt Thomas, founder and CEO of Brew Dr. Kombucha, for a discussion exploring the roles that CPG entrepreneurs and brand leaders can play in supporting a more diverse, equitable and inclusive industry.

Review: Bimble Gets Updated Packaging + Additional SKU

Bimble, a line of sparkling CBD beverages that we first reviewed in January 2019, is back with an updated look to their packaging as well as a second flavor: Blueberry Lemon Ginger. 

Review: Kokomio Gets a Refresh

Kokomio, which is a line of USDA Organic high pressure processed (HPP) coconut beverages, is back with a significant update from our first review of the brand in 2019. This includes both a major refresh to its packaging and an update to its flavor lineup.

Office Hours: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace

BevNET and NOSH’s weekly live call-in show, Office Hours, returns Tuesday, July 14 at 3 p.m. ET. BevNET managing editor Martin Caballero will be joined by Alisa Williams, Partner at VMG, and Matt Thomas, founder and CEO of Brew Dr. Kombucha, for a discussion exploring the roles that CPG entrepreneurs and brand leaders can play in supporting a more diverse, equitable and inclusive industry.

Review: Health-Ade Booch Pop

With the launch of Booch Pop, Health-Ade is the latest in the growing ranks of kombucha brands that have released shelf stable offerings. The line, which is launching on Amazon in 12 ounce cans, features three flavors: Pom-Berry, Ginger Fizz and Lemon+Lime.

Taste Radio Ep. 221: This Is How Innovative Concepts Become Top Brands

This special episode of Taste Radio features highlights from interviews with six entrepreneurs who joined us on Taste Radio during the first half of 2020. Our guests include Siete Family Foods co-founder and CEO Miguel Garza; Nick & Elyse Oleksak, the co-founders of Bantam Bagels; Miyoko’s founder and CEO Miyoko Schinner; Ben Van Leeuwen, the co-founder and CEO of Van Leeuwen’s Ice Cream; Orgain founder and CEO Andrew Abraham; and Gail Becker, the founder and CEO of Caulipower.

Watch Office Hours: Sales Strategy & Building Retailer Relationships

On this week's Office Hours show, NOSH editor Carol Ortenberg brings Darla Mears, the Chief Customer Officer at Kodiak Cakes, and Cheryl Christian, the EVP of Sales at Bobo's, on the livestream to dive into sales strategy and take questions from viewers.

Review: Elenita Mezcal-based RTD Cocktails

Elanita is a line of ready-to-drink sparkling cocktails that are produced in Mexico and based on Espadin mezcal. The products currently feature two flavors, Cucumber Lime Basil (6.5% ABV) and Pineapple Jalapeno (7% ABV), both of which are packaged in 12 oz slim cans.

Spirits Gallery: New RTD Takes on Tequila, Seltzer and Sake

Ready-to-drink cocktails take the spotlight here, including a collaboration between Reed’s and Full Sail Brewing Co., a new seltzer with a tequila twist and an approachable sake-in-a-can, while there’s also notable spirits releases in SVEDKA’s Pure Infusions collection and limited time offerings from Crystal Head and Bombay Sapphire.

Taste Radio Insider Ep. 92: Why This Retailer Might Love Your Brand… And Why It Might Not

Emily Kanter, co-owner and CEO of Boston-area natural products retailer Cambridge Naturals spoke about the history and evolution of the retailer and the factors that determine its unique product selection. She also discussed how she develops relationships with brand owners, evaluates emerging trends and why Cambridge Naturals was one of the first area stores to carry CBD-infused products.