Arlington, Va.-based Commonwealth Joe, which roasts, brews and provides kegs of cold brew to clients on the East Coast, is one of several partners across the country working with Smart Beverages Technologies (SBT) as a provider of the company’s Kegerator Vending Machines (KVM), an innovative self-serve concept that aims to address one of the major hurdles to cold brew providers.
With the proliferation of brands entering the oat-based category, establishing a point of difference can be difficult -- but oat-based drinkable yogurt maker Hälsa (formerly Simpli) is aiming to create space for itself by highlighting its nutritional content and ultra-clean production process.
According to documents from Amsterdam District Court in The Netherlands shared by Monster last night, the energy drink maker’s Dublin-based European subsidiary, Monster Energy Limited, has received a partial judgement in its complaint against Bang B.V., which markets and sells VPX’s Bang energy drink in Holland.
Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP) reported a net sales increase of 2.5% for the first quarter of 2019, remaining on track to hit its long-term growth targets despite taking a hit in packaged beverages. All four segments of KDP’s business — Packaged beverages, Beverage Concentrates, Latin American Beverage and Coffee Systems — registered an increase in underlying net sales.
Underscoring the momentum behind the nascent cannabis beverage category, San Francisco-based startup K-Zen Beverages yesterday announced it has secured $5 million in seed funding from venture capital group DCM prior to its projected launch this summer.
Having reviewed the data and discussed the conclusions, here are our three biggest takeaways from SPINS’s kombucha market performance analysis, as presented by Bobbi Leahy, Director of Sales at market research group SPINS, during Kombucha Brewers International's (KBI) KombuchaKon 2019 on April 19 in Long Beach, Calif.
Betting that one of its top regional spring water brands can make an impact on a national level, Nestlé Waters North America is launching Poland Spring ORIGIN as a premium-positioned sub-line.
PepsiCo concluded the inaugural edition of its North American Nutrition Greenhouse accelerator program this week, naming Austin, Texas-based Hapi Drinks as the final recipient of a $100,000 grant from the soda giant.
Presented with the opportunity to expand their platforms with products that align with a variety of current trends, the likes of Hella Cocktail Co. and Bitter Love are working to establish sparkling bitters as a new segment of the RTD market.
In this update or recent news around taxes on sugar sweetened drinks, legislative efforts in California to introduce a two cents per fluid ounce tax on sodas and sugar-sweetened drinks have been put on hold until next year, while the American Beverage Association targets Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney with a new round of negative ads.
As legacy brands evolve and new ones emerge, consumers’ understanding of alkalinity as both a functional component and a connotation of premium quality in water is changing as well.
The Coca-Cola Company enjoyed a solid start to 2019, surpassing analysts’ projections in reporting 6% growth in Q1 organic sales.
Billed as the next step in the company’s efforts to reduce its PET bottle footprint, PepsiCo today announced the launch of a new internet-connected water cooler system which will debut in June in select workplaces, universities, and hospitality partners.
Canadian cannabis company Canopy is positioning itself to be a prime mover in the U.S. legal marijuana market, last week announcing an agreement to acquire Acreage Holdings in a deal valued at $3.4 billion.