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In this video recap, BevNET founder and CEO John Craven and managing editor Martín Caballero discuss some of the notable trends and new products seen at this year’s Expo West, including the proliferation of CBD and hemp-infused drinks, why oat milk has emerged as the hottest category in the plant-based milk segment, and how leading kombucha brands are pushing the category closer to mainstream audiences and retail channels.
In an interview recorded at BevNET Live Summer 2018 in New York City, Vita Coco co-founder and CEO Mike Kirban discussed the brand's journey from a young startup to a leader in the coconut water category with the broader goal of being the "biggest better-for-you beverage company" in the world.
In this video, BevNET’s John Craven and Martin Caballero discuss how some of the major trends in kombucha as seen at Expo West 2018 -- including the introduction of smaller package sizes -- could impact kombucha’s presence across retail channels and highlight new line extensions aimed at addressing consumers’ shifting dietary needs and preferences.
In this video, BevNET’s John Craven and Martin Caballero discuss some of the new RTD cold brew products that debuted at Natural Products Expo West 2018 and explore how they fit into the larger macro trends that continue to shape the coffee category.
BevNET founder and CEO John Craven shares insights from his experiences at the 2018 Winter Fancy Food Show this week in San Francisco.
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 expected, Expo East 2017 was a key showcase for innovative and on-trend product launches in both nascent and established beverage categories. Sorting through the nearly 200 drink exhibitors at the event, BevNET's John Craven and Ray Latif offer their take on the most notable and impactful new products for the industry in the above video.
CideRoad founder and CEO Kevin Duffy hopes that the company’s latest innovation, Spritzel, will help bolster consumer awareness of switchel, an apple cider vinegar-based beverage, as “America’s original soft drink.”
The 2017 Summer Fancy Food Show offered a glimpse at the potential future for cold brew coffee and tea, tree-based waters, cocktail mixers, juice, and more.
Over the course of the 2017 Summer Fancy Food Show, a three-day specialty foods convention held at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City from June 25-27, we encountered a broad array of new products, design revamps and line extensions, all of which are included in this photo gallery.
Over his three decades as an executive and consultant in the natural products industry, Bob Burke has been recognized as one of the foremost experts in the space. He recently joined us for a wide-ranging conversation about the evolution of the industry and its transformative impact on the grocery business, his thoughts on the keys to success for startups and how he defines truly innovative ideas.
In this video, BevNET’s John Craven and Ray Latif examine current trends in the dairy alternative category through the lens of the product developments on display at the recently-concluded Natural Products Expo West 2017.