In this episode of the podcast, we discuss some of the big stories in the food and beverage business, including tough press for Juicero, operational issues for brands like Soylent and Reed’s, and the ways the largest, publicly-traded food and beverage companies are attempting to refresh their lineups through transactions -- and through change at the top.
For those attending the 2016 Natural Products Expo East, we've created a handy printable Show Planner, which includes a comprehensive list of beverage exhibitors listed both alphabetically and by booth number.
Amid a surge in new cold brew coffee products, suppliers are doubling down on efforts to differentiate from the pack and appeal themselves to new consumers. In this edition of the BevNET podcast, we discuss how brands are innovating in terms of packaging, formulation and flavor variety and examine the impact of nitro cold brew products.
Munchies recently interviewed Nathan Sims, the man behind @PamplemousseLaCroixMemes, an often absurd and over-the-top social media account dedicated to paying tongue-in-cheek tribute to - and often directly poking fun at - LaCroix sparkling water.
The BevNET Podcast team quizzed Seth Goldman on a number of other topics, including the ongoing battle over GMO labeling and its impact on the organic movement, as well as the long-term future for Honest within the Coke system.
Convenience store sales of non-alcoholic beverages were up 4.6 percent for the second quarter of 2016, according to Wells Fargo Securities’ latest “Beverage Buzz” report.
Co-founders Ethan and Kate Zuckerman addressed the ongoing litigation in a press release disseminated this week, expressing their frustration in the Trademark Trial and Appeals Board (TTAB) process.
The brands are arriving at the drug store chain by way of Dari Farms, a Tolland, Connecticut-based DSD distributor that services more than 5,000 retailers throughout Southern New England.
The announcement followed what had already been a busy year for the Providence-based brand, which added lactation and fertility supplements to complement its Premama Essentials line of prenatal vitamin drink mixes in July.
In a new article titled “Don’t be fooled by coconut water and other new sports drinks,” Consumer Reports hammers away claims of enhanced hydration and elevated nutrition as touted by beverage brands in a range of categories, including plant-based waters and electrolyte-fortified drinks.
Fortune magazine recently took a look at the ongoing troubles over at Keurig Green Mountain, where the company’s stock is currently trading at a 52-week low.
A study recently published in the American Journal of Public Health, summarized by Time, found that daily consumption of carbonated soft drinks can age white blood cells by almost two years.
Those folks associated with the beer and beverage industries have heard the rumor before: Anheuser-Busch InBev could merge with PepsiCo. The speculation resurfaced this week.
The American Beverage Association announced that it wants to reduce national calorie intake, but the editorial board at USA Today was hardly impressed.