A number of major food and beverage companies have joined the #StopHateForProfit initiative, a campaign urging companies to suspend advertising on Facebook throughout July in an effort to pressure the social media platform to address misinformation and hateful content on its sites.
Sparkling tea brand Minna has named Dyanna Salcedo, founder of angel investing and advisory business Tastebud Ventures and the brand’s interim CFO since August, as its new permanent CEO. Founder and former CEO Ryan Fortwendel has moved into the role of chief innovation officer.
Launched in 2017 as Canvas, plant-based milk brand Take Two Foods is ready for its second act. Under its new name and branding, the company has released a reformulated version of its sustainably sourced “barleymilk” in local markets over the last few months with ambitions of becoming a plant-based food and beverage platform.
Danone North America announced today its partnership with Brightseed, a biosciences company which maps plant nutrients using artificial intelligence technology, to identify previously unknown nutritional benefits from plant-based ingredients used in Danone products.
Matt Plitch, founder of sustainable dairy brand Neutral, envisions carbon neutral food and beverage as the next big food movement. As a “global food revolution” in line with the recent rise of veganism, he sees a future in which grocery stores will have a carbon neutral aisle and “neutralists” can shop for products with net-zero carbon emissions.
Waterloo names three new hires as the brand shifts focus; The Alkaline Water Company names director of operations; Regatta Craft Mixers adds four new members to marketing and sales teams; Alan Murray named chairman of the board at Sambazon; Brian Pear joins PUSH Agency as CMO.
One month after announcing the cancellation of Summer Fancy Food Show 2020, originally slated to take place June 28 through 30 in New York City, the Specialty Food Association (SFA) has followed up by enacting several cost-saving measures.
The food and beverage industry continues to step up and lend support to those in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. In this roundup, we highlight brands’ efforts to give back, including Rowdy Mermaid’s donations to local Colorado nonprofits and Susosu Water’s efforts to support young and single mothers in the Washington, D.C. area.
The food and beverage industry continues to step up and lend support to those in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. In this roundup, we highlight brands’ efforts to give back, including Loco Coffee’s “Pay It Forward” snack care package featuring Boston area food and beverage brands and Nutpods’ efforts to support nurses and local coffee shops during National Nurses Day.
The food and beverage industry continues to step up and lend support to those in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. In this roundup, we highlight brands’ efforts to give back, including Kate Farms’ and Upwell’s donations to at-risk seniors in Native American communities, Califia Farms’ support for baristas and cafes and a pop-up grocery store for healthcare workers featuring Bolthouse Farms products.
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, many high-profile sustainability initiatives have taken a back seat to single-use packaging, with many grocery stores banning reusable bags and Starbucks no longer accepting refillable mugs. Despite this, Loop is going all in on reusable packaging, launching its waste-free CPG delivery platform nationwide through retailers Walgreens and Kroger with heavyweight brand partners including PepsiCo, Nestlé and Unilever.
The food and beverage industry continues to step up and lend support to those in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. In this roundup, we highlight brands’ efforts to give back, including a Giving Back Giveaway featuring ten food and beverage brands and donations being made to support marginalized communities in New York City.
Since participating as a semifinalist in New Beverage Showdown 16 two years ago, Ashi Jelinek, founder and CEO of kids beverage brand KidsLuv, has managed to stay busy. From expanded distribution to new product positioning and refreshed packaging to a new flavor rolling out next month, KidsLuv has been focused on growing across the board.
As the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic continue to be felt across the country, the food and beverage industry is stepping up to give back to those directly impacted by the crisis. In this roundup, we look at the efforts brands are taking to support children reliant on school-provided meals, healthcare workers on the front lines and their own distribution partners.