MetaBrand Retained By BluePrint to Help Develop Ready-to-Drink Teas

Headquartered in Edison NJ, MetaBrand provides hands-on expertise to Food, Beverage and Spirts companies to quickly and efficiently take concepts to finished products within the Organic, Natural and Conventional channels.

Blueprint Adds Coffee Cashew, Spicy Apple

Continuing to pour innovation into the fast-growing cold-pressed juice category, Blueprint is launching two new flavors in Whole Foods.

Calif. Judge Dismisses Hain Celestial Suit

The lawsuit’s dismissal was based on the fact that scientific arguments in favor of the effects of high-pressure processing (HPP) as a way of deterring bacterial growth were cited in the very same documents that the plaintiffs were using to prove HPP’s lack of effectiveness.

Hain Celestial’s Dreamy New Packaging

The organic products company announced Tuesday that it has redesigned the packaging of its Dream brand of alternative dairy products.

Press Clips: ‘Natural’ Modifier in Limbo, Trans Fats Near End, Analyzing Green Juice, Swift the Influencer, Mexican Coke Keeps Cane Sugar

An article in The Wall Street Journal by reporter Mike Esterl notes that food and beverage products labeled as “natural,” such as PepsiCo’s Naked juice, are beginning to shed the hazy modifier. Also, last Thursday, the FDA proposed measures that would “all but eliminate” artificial trans fats, a major contributor to heart disease in the U.S., from the food supply.

To Get Bigger, BluePrint Goes a Little Smaller

In a couple of significant moves for the company, BluePrint is set to launch a new line of 10 oz. bottles to its brand of high-pressure processed juice blends, and next month will open its first storefront in Venice, Calif. The latest news from BluePrint, which was acquired by Hain Celestial in December, comes amid a dramatic leap in awareness and demand for cold-pressed juices, as well as the introduction of a variety of similarly positioned brands over the past year.

Hain Celestial Announces New Product Innovation

MELVILLE, N.Y. — The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:   HAIN), a leading natural and organic products company providing consumers with A Healthier Way of Life™, today announced the launch of over 100 food, beverage, and personal care products with new flavors and product benefits to satisfy the diverse and growing consumer groups seeking natural and organic products.  The products debuted at the Natural Products Expo …

Celestial Seasonings Launches Sleepytime Snooz Natural Sleep Aid Herbal Supplement Shots

Trusted relaxation experts introduce safe and effective natural sleep aid alternative

BOULDER, Colo., Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ —  Celestial Seasonings ® , a brand of The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAIN) and one of the most trusted names in the specialty tea business for more than 40 years, today announced the addition of Sleepytime Snooz Natural+ Sleep Aid* herbal supplement shots …

HPP = High Profit Payday for BluePrint as Hain Scoops it Up

It went unnoticed last week, but fast-growing BluePrint -- which makes raw juices and direct-to-consumer juice cleanse products -- has been scooped up by natural foods conglomerate Hain Celestial. Hain did not disclose the amount of money it was paying for BluePrint. Hain Celestial CEO Irwin Simon called BluePrint "an innovative leader." Huss declined comment to BevNET, saying through a spokesman that the deal was not yet finalized.

DREAM Blends Introduces New Almond, Cashew and Hazelnut Non-Dairy Beverages

March 2012DREAM™, the leading brand of shelf stable non-dairy beverages[1], proudly introduces new DREAM Blends™ non-dairy beverages. New DREAM Blends™ brand is the next generation of non-dairy beverages – a unique mix of wholesome ingredients for new non-dairy sensations.

The first to be introduced – new DREAM Blends™ Almond, Cashew and Hazelnut Drinks are a unique nutritious blend of three nuts – …

Celestial Seasonings Launches Kombucha Energy Shots

New energy shot harnesses kombucha, the popular fermented black tea, to help satisfy the needs of consumers who want to boost their energy naturally

BOULDER, Colo., Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/Celestial Seasonings®, a brand of The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAIN), today announced the launch of Kombucha Energy Shots – a great-tasting, all-natural shot that fills a void within the …

Celestial Seasonings Introduces First-Of-Its-Kind Kombucha Line

BOULDER, Colo., March 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Drawing upon more than 40 years of tea expertise and commitment to innovation, Celestial Seasonings®, a brand of The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: HAIN), has created the first raw, organic Kombucha that is naturally enhanced with functional ingredients to provide specific wellness benefits. Launching today at the Natural Products Expo West Trade Show, each of the five fermented …