Soylent founder and CEO Rob Rhinehart stepped down today, announcing in a blog post that it was time to “pass the reins” to a leader with more management and beverage industry experience. He will remain on the company’s board of directors as executive chairman and is the largest shareholder.
The second day of BevNET Live Winter 2017 at the Loews Beach Hotel in Santa Monica, Calif. took a deep dive into the internet’s total reconstruction of the marketplace.
A rocky divorce last summer saw Cost sue the company he founded to prevent the use of his name on zero sugar products, but today the dust, along with the lawsuit, has settled and both parties are looking to the future with ventures new and old.
The first day of BevNET Live Winter 2017 in Santa Monica probed the coffee category for answers on how entrepreneurs can handle competitions and asked retailers and consultants about how they think ecommerce is changing the marketplace for beverage.
Approaching its third anniversary, plant-based non-dairy creamer brand Nutpods is heading into 2018 with its eye on the grocery channel as the brand enlarges its brick-and-mortar footprint with 3,000 new retail accounts and new funding from past investor CircleUp.
The company, which markets a variety of ginger-based consumer packaged goods, announced it will add new turmeric-based variations of several existing products -- including beverages, candies and sauces -- next year.
This is the fifth investment from the year-old funding arm of Danone, which focuses on supporting innovative and healthy food and beverage companies.
Harmless Harvest has nearly finished refilling buyer stock of its Harmless Coconut Probiotics beverages after issuing a voluntary recall of the line last month due to spoilage.
SAS Sales & Marketing launch Kickstart Florida to help emerging brands in the local market; FitWhey signs with KeHE for first major footprint expansion in two years; Sipp Sparkling Organics enter Midwest Giant stores; Tickle Water signs with Dora's Naturals
DRY Soda Company built its brand by offering low-sugar sparkling beverages with exotic flavors, but thus far the company has shied away from releasing diet products.
Nuun president and CEO Kevin Rutherford told BevNET Wednesday the strategic partnership comes in the midst of the company’s five-year plan for growth and at a time when it is seeking to scale.
As the founder and CEO of Dora’s Naturals, Cyrus Schwartz oversees distribution, manufacturing, and processing. But despite playing various roles, his passion lies in helping build successful beverage businesses.
FYLO, a brand of “digestive wellness” shots, is launching at retail, following last week’s announcement of its partnership with distributor and marketer Gotham Brand Managers.
The new SKUs, Lemon-Ginger and Cucumber-Mint, will join the core 8.1 pH alkaline water line in at least 4,000 stores in December.