Andrew Guard


Andrew has direct experience working for and with beverage start ups. Andrew has managed several aspects of daily operations including accounting, logistics and marketing throughout his years in the industry. Andrew graduated from Northeastern University with a degree in Accounting. He is also an avid musician.

Posts by Andrew Guard

BevNET TV: Trends and New Products at Expo West 2012

The latest Expo West show turned out to be the biggest on record with more than 60,000 attendees and over 160 beverage-related exhibitors packing the event. Marching through the vast halls of the Anaheim Convention Center, BevNET's John Craven and Andrew Guard examine new and continuing trends seen at the show including new uses for coconut water, the growth of alkalized waters, natural energy, “refined” refreshment, and the increasing use of chia and oats in wellness drinks.

BevNET TV: A Recap of Expo East 2011

With more than 100 beverage-related exhibitors and over 20,000 attendees, Natural Products Expo East returned to Baltimore after a three year stint in Boston. While Expo East lacked the thunderous atmosphere that Expo West enjoyed earlier this year, the show did feature a number of new and innovative beverage companies introducing products in growth categories like tea, coconut water and aloe juice, as well as several rebrands and repackaging efforts - most notably by Honest Tea.

Video (+ Photo Gallery): Expo West Product Recap

The new product season got off to a blazing start at Natural Products Expo West. Whether they were real introductions, re-introductions of products from earlier in the year, or soon-to-come…

Video: Trends at Expo West 2011

With more than 130 beverage companies buying booth space, and a few dozen more tramping the aisles, Natural Products Expo West provided a near-comprehensive look at the way entrepreneurial beverage…

Nuun & Co. Release Five New Flavors

Seattle, WA, March 2011 – Nuun, the pioneers of the portable, electrolyte hydration and a company dedicated to improving performance and health through hydration, announced recently 5 new flavors -Strawberry…

Sample ABB Repackaged & Reformulated Extreme Speed Stack

AURORA, ILLINOIS – MARCH 7th, 2011. For years, ABB’s Speed Stack® line of Intense Energy drinks has been impressing everyone from weight lifters to extreme sports enthusiasts with its formidable…

H2O Spring Water Announces Partnership With New Movie Rango

Weston, FL, February 28, 2011 – h20®, the natural spring water in a revolutionary paper bottle, announces a marketing partnership with the new Paramount Pictures / Nickelodeon Movies animated feature…