Neil Martinez-Belkin

Neil Martinez-Belkin

Former Staff Writer

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Waiakea Responds to Accusations of Misrepresented Water Sourcing

Reached by phone Thursday, Waiakea founder and CEO Ryan Emmons called the complaints “slander” coming from a competing brand, and that the company resolved the aforementioned labeling issues with the agencies earlier this year.

LifeAID Founders Discuss KarpReilly Investment

LifeAID co-founders Aaron Hinde and Orion Melehan discussed the investment in a call with BevNET on Tuesday, indicating the amount of the raise was in the “high seven figures.”

Karma Culture Raises $2.25 Million with Green Circle Capital Partners

Company founder and CEO CJ Rapp discussed the deliberately “modest” capital raise in a call with BevNET, saying the company raised the necessary funds to support its recent “Push For Better” campaign alongside the recent launch of its Karma Probiotics line extension.

Project Juice Takes Aim At Off-Premise, Hires Leader of Wholesale Development

Project Juice announced the news in a press release on Tuesday, in which CEO Susan Shields said the addition of Jirik - and the creation of the new position - arrives as part of Project Juice’s efforts to expand its wholesale business beyond its brick and mortar locations and the business’ continuing evolution from “from a cold pressed juice to a plant-powered nutrition brand."