Shakeups at three major coffee players: Peet's announces former Wrigley president as CEO; Dunkin' Brands promotes Hoffman to chief executive position; Starbucks CFO announces retirement.
Pillars,a Massachusetts-based startup which launched in 2016, is seeking to position itself as a healthier alternative to many of the other drinkable yogurts on the market, promoting call outs such including no added sugars, grass-fed cows, and both prebiotics and probiotics.
Premium bottled water brand Fiji will discontinue its distribution partnership with Keurig Dr Pepper, effective October 1, the company announced today. The brand will take control over much of its distribution and plans to build out a direct store delivery (DSD) network supported by its parent The Wonderful Company.
Despite tepid growth numbers for the spring, PepsiCo is placing an increased emphasis on innovation and incubation, chairwoman and CEO Indra Nooyi told investors and analysts during the company’s second quarter earnings call today.
Bill Weiland founded Presence Marketing in 1990 and has grown it to be the largest independent natural and organic products broker in the U.S. In his presentation at BevNET Live Summer 2018, Weiland shares the lessons he’s learned as a CEO and the qualities great business leaders need.
National Beverage CEO Sued for ‘Inappropriate Touching’; Just Versus Just: Water and Vegan Mayo Brands Clash Over Trademark Dispute; California Bans New Soda Taxes; Report: Starbucks Has Long Way to Go for Racial Equity
Seven Sparkling Launches New Mocktails, Spritzers in Target Stores; King’s Row Coffee RTD Line Launches in Whole Foods; HyVIDA Partners with UNFI; XYIENCE Enters Target; Hank’s Gourmet Beverages Expands in Tri-State Area; Hotshot Coffee Hits Amazon, Adds New Distributors
Speaking at BevNET Live Summer 2018 in New York City, Howard Telford, head of soft drinks research at the market research firm, examined how beverage trends will develop over the next five years, pinpointing several of the top growth areas in the space.
North American consumers are helping shape global trends in ready-to-drink (RTD) coffee while Asian markets are fueling the category’s international growth, according to a presentation today by Euromonitor International senior analyst Matthew Barry.
SEC Looking Into National Beverage; California Decides Coffee Doesn’t Cause Cancer After All; Seattle Scraps Head Tax After Pressure from Amazon, Starbucks; Struggling Dairy Farmers Turn to A2 Milks; Gatorade Wins ‘Sports Fuel’ Trademark Case
Performance beverage maker Kill Cliff announced today the launch of Ignite, a new pre-workout energy sub-line that completes the brand’s self-described “Full System” of fitness beverages.
Following our coverage of CBD as a rising functional ingredient in beverage, Part 2 of this story looks at how brands are looking to bring it to market and the challenges they face with production, distribution, branding, and an uncertain regulatory and shipping environment that drags on what is expected to be a huge business.
In this interview recorded at BevNET Live Summer 2018 in New York City, four high-ranking women at different private equity firms discuss the need for gender diversity within the beverage industry and how investors can boost female-helmed companies.
An investor group led by beverage industry veteran Douglas Abrams has taken a majority stake in organic beverage company Purity Organic, the company announced today in a press release. Abrams will assume the CEO role immediately.