Ex Drinks Ceases U.S. Operations

Ex Drinks is an ex-beverage company… at least in the U.S. On Friday, the company, which marketed a range of functional beverages, announced that it would cease sales in the U.S. The company notified BevNET and other business contacts of the news via a short e-mail, which offered no specific details on the decision.

Ex Drinks Contributes More Than $188,552 in Beneficial Beverages to USO San Diego

Donation Supports 4 Branches of U.S. Armed Forces with Natural Functional Drinks

November 8, 2011 (Henderson, NV) – Ex Drinks recently donated more than $188,552 worth of its beneficial beverages Ex Chillout , Ex Pure Energy , Ex Slim Energy and Ex Aqua Vitamins (Lemon Lime, Raspberry and Peach Mango) to USO San Diego, a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan organization whose mission is to support …

2011 NBWA Show Recap + Photo Gallery

The 74th biennial tradeshow for the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) took place from October 16-18 in Las Vegas. There were more than 30 non-alcoholic beverage companies present, all of whom were very excited to get their products in front of the 4,000+ attendees -- particularly as wholesalers and independent beer distributors look to continue to diversify their NA portfolios.

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The 74th National Beer Wholesalers Association’s (NBWA) Annual Convention and Tradeshow kicks off on Sunday, October 16th. The event is being held at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas and combines NBWA’s annual conference with their tradeshow which occurs every other year. Geared specifically toward beverage distributors, exhibits will display products such as route software, warehouse equipment, beverage trucks, and of course dozens …

2011 Team EX Drinks Announced

Henderson, NV (May 4, 2011) – Ex Drinks, LLC, a beneficial beverage company that specializes in the manufacturing, marketing and sales of a growing family of natural, great tasting drinks recently announced the signing of Andy Macdonald to its 2011 professional team of athletes. Andy Macdonald is one of skateboarding’s best ambassadors and most skilled professionals, known to millions all over the world as Andy …

EX Chillout – New Name, New Formula, New Packaging

March 24, 2011 (Henderson, NV) – Kick back, put your feet up and unwind… Ex Chill, America’s First Relaxer Beverage has been released under a new name Ex Chillout. Using the same natural calming ingredients Chamomile, Valerian and Lemon Balm extracts, Ex Chillout features a delicious new taste profile and eye-catching packaging with stronger branding to stand out better on store shelves. Newly …

Video (+ Photo Gallery): Expo West Product Recap

The new product season got off to a blazing start at Natural Products Expo West. Whether they were real introductions, re-introductions of products from earlier in the year, or soon-to-come products being poured from jugs, this year’s Anaheim-based show featured a veritable flood of new beverages for attendees to consider. We’ve created a video tour of some of the most interesting ones – and will …

Video: Trends at Expo West 2011

With more than 130 beverage companies buying booth space, and a few dozen more tramping the aisles, Natural Products Expo West provided a near-comprehensive look at the way entrepreneurial beverage brands are growing, and also served to underscore the vital nature of the natural channel when it comes to introducing new products. Even brands not necessarily considered “natural,” like FRS and Activate, took up booths …

Team Ex Drinks Surfer Zoltan Torkos Lands First-Ever Kickflip on a Surfboard

HENDERSON, Nev.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–On Friday, March 4, Team Ex Drinks Surfer Zoltan Torkos paddled out at his local Santa Cruz surf break Steamer Lane. Torkos, 29, of Santa Cruz, Calif., is known simply as “The Magician.” Coming from a long line of magicians, Zoltan possesses an uncanny ability to perform magic tricks on land and in the water. Torkos lived up to his name this past …

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It’s time for New Hope Natural Media’s 31st annual Expo West show co-located with SupplyExpo held at the Anaheim Convention Center. Expo West along with its sister show Expo East, are the leading venues to see and sample all-natural and organic products. As always, BevNET.com will be on hand to cover and report on the beverage-related exhibitors at the show – over 120 in …

Winter 2011 Fancy Food Show Recap


The Winter 2011 Fancy Food show in San Francisco wrapped up on Tuesday afternoon; while the overall number of beverage companies was relatively light for the second year in a row, (approximately 50) many of the usual suspects were present – coconut waters, enhanced waters, sparkling juices and teas. Exhibitors said they were impressed by both the caliber of the attendees and …

Ex Slim EnergyT Reformulated with Stevia

Great Tasting Low-Calorie Natural Energy Supplement Now Available

HENDERSON, Nev.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ex Drinks, LLC has reformulated its low-calorie natural energy supplement Ex Slim Energy™ using Reb A stevia, a natural sweetener, which replaces Sucralose. This guilt-free combination of natural ingredients now pairs consumers who are looking for fewer calories with those seeking natural products. Introducing the new and improved naturally sweetened Ex Slim Energy, featuring a …

Download Your BevNET 2011 Winter Fancy Food Show Planner

It's time for the 36th Winter Fancy Food Show, held at San Francisco’s Moscone Center January 16 – 18, 2011. BevNET.com will be on hand to cover and report on the beverage-related exhibitors at the show.


WHEN: January 16-18, 2011
WHERE: Moscone Center, San Francisco
WHO: Vendors, Buyers, Retailers and Distributors
WHY: Product demonstrations and samples, educational seminars, workshops, …

The Flow: Sweat, Goldman talk at BevNET Live


  • Carl Sweat of FRS discussed ways to help beverage companies grow at BevNET Live on Monday. Link
  • On Tuesday, it was Honest Tea's TEA-E-O Seth Goldman's turn. Link
  • SAVE THE DATE: BevNET Live Summer 11, June 6 & 7, 2011 at the Sheraton Tower NYC. Program details coming soon.


  • Blue Monkey has launched its line of all natural, tropical beverage

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