A California judge denied a motion on June 28 to dismiss a class action lawsuit against Keurig Green Mountain (now Keurig Dr Pepper) claiming its single-serve plastic coffee pods were mislabeled as “recyclable.”
Chameleon Cold Brew chief producer officer Matthew Swenson has been appointed to succeed CEO and president Chris Campbell after the latter announced his plans to “take some time away from the company” and spend time with family, according to Swenson.
The industry vet, who previously held positions at Jones Soda Co, Starbucks and Stumptown, told BevNET he connected with More Labs CEO and co-founder Sisun Lee last year and joined the company as a retail sales advisor to its board last March.
In its effort to remove the “single” from single-use plastic, Poland Spring today announced it has begun transitioning to recycled plastic (rPET) packaging across its still water portfolio, with the goal of reaching 100% rPET use by 2022.
From “Sell By” to “Best Before” to “Best If Used By,” the many ways in which CPG products are date coded are creating consumer confusion over how long food is actually safe to eat.
Last week, Eater analyzed the eternal cool factor of AriZona Iced Tea, the 99 cent 24 oz. gas station mainstay which hit shelves in 1992. The brand has withstood the test of time, somehow avoiding the trappings of trendy 90s nostalgia to become what Eater calls simply “a mood.”
The NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers have welcomed Hydrant, a hydration powder mix, into its Innovation Lab, Forbes reported. The team’s incubator also helped Hydrant close a $2 million investment round.
Austin Allan has been named director of marketing at produce company Ark Foods, just three months after joining Dirty Lemon parent company Iris Nova as senior director of special projects.
Plant-based protein, dairy's efforts to regain relevance, and the continued ascent of CBD and hemp were a few of the major trends to emerge from Natural Products Expo West 2019, according to a show recap presented yesterday by market research group SPINS.
Three years ago, Giancarlo Chersich purchased nitro-infused cold brew coffee brand Lucky Jack alongside celebrity fitness trainer Jillian Michaels, with a game plan to use Michaels as a megaphone to raise brand awareness in order to increase retail presence in key markets.
The American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Heart Association are introducing new policy recommendations to limit kids’ and teens’ access to sugary drinks, according to CNN.
Lawmakers in Indiana have proposed a bill to ban the sale of energy drinks to minors, according to Tristate Homepage. If passed, Senate Bill 369, introduced on January 10, would make it a class C misdemeanor to “sell, give, or distribute an energy drink” to a minor.
Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP) reported a 2.3 percent increase in net sales in 2018, according to a company earnings report released today.
In a saturated beverage market, consumers are increasingly seeking products that offer more than just good flavor and appealing packaging.