People Moves: Chris Campbell Joins AccelFoods

Chris Campbell Joins AccelFoods; Sol-ti Appoints James Murray as COO; Jamie Schapiro Leaves Granny Squibb’s; Llanllyr SOURCE Preps Relaunch with New Board Appointees; Nestlé Waters North America Names Vivek Bedi as CFO

Expo East 2019 Video: Chameleon Cold Brew CPO Talks Sustainability, Shelf-Stable Line

In this interview recorded at Natural Products Expo East 2019, Chameleon Cold-Brew chief product officer Matthew Swenson discussed how the new products fit into Chameleon’s overall brand strategy and how the company is balancing its product development ambitions with its commitments to building long-term, equitable business relationships with independent organic coffee farmers in South and Central America.

Expo East 2019 Gallery: Coffee & Creamers

In this gallery of new products as seen at Natural Products Expo East 2019, we highlight some of the notable product launches and revamps in the coffee and creamer categories, including innovations in alt-milk pairings and shelf-stable varieties.

Chameleon Cold-Brew Debuts Pumpkin Spice and Gingersnap Oat Milk Lattes

This September, Chameleon Cold-Brew, the leading organic cold brew brand in the nation and one of the original purveyors of premium bottled cold brew coffee, debuts its first-ever seasonal coffee products, Pumpkin Spice Oat Milk Latte and Gingersnap Oat Milk Latte.

People Moves: Chameleon Chief Product Officer Named After CEO Steps Down

Chameleon Cold Brew chief producer officer Matthew Swenson has been appointed to succeed CEO and president Chris Campbell after the latter announced his plans to “take some time away from the company” and spend time with family, according to Swenson.

Distributor Profile: LA Distributing Seeks SoCal CBD Brands With “Focus”

Having watched Los Angeles-area retailer interest in CBD and hemp-derived products rise over recent years, LA Distributing Company (LAD) is one the independent DSD wholesalers across the country seeking to establish their bonafides working within the category, even as the legal framework around such products remains in flux.

Expo West 2019 Gallery: Coffee + Tea

In this slideshow gallery, we highlight some of the notable new coffee and tea products from Expo West 2019, including new shelf-stable cold brew lines from Chameleon and High Brew, a nitrogen-infused Thai iced tea with oat milk, and Hiball’s return to the cold brew category.

Expo West 2019 Recap Pt. 1: Plant Milks Fuel Coffee, Dairy Goes Grass-Fed, Collagen Rising

In the first of BevNET's multi-part recap of the major beverage category trends, new products and news from Natural Products Expo West 2019, we examine how dairy producers are rallying around grass-fed products, the rise of collagen-infused drinks, and how coffee brands are building around plant-based milks.

BevNET Magazine Feature: How Cold Brew Coffee is Changing the Game

As the strategics stake their ground(s) in coffee, independent cold brew remains a vibrant space that the leading companies have yet to fully explore. Industry analysts say independent brands are just getting started.

Large or Small, Coffee Brands Look to Crack the Code on Carbonation

A new wave of coffee sodas and sparkling cold brews are aiming to overcome some of the stigma around the niche category and change how consumers view the concept of a carbonated coffee through bold innovations and unique flavors.

Expo East Recap Pt. 1: Creamers Rising, Chameleon Growing

In the first of a multi-part recap of news and highlights from the show, we examine new developments in RTD tea, take a look at Chameleon Cold Brew's new innovations, chart the growth of the shot category and highlight a new wave of plant-based coffee creamer products.

Chameleon Launches Cold Brew Lattes

Chameleon Cold-Brew, a leading provider of organic, sustainably grown and ethically sourced coffee, announced today the debut of its newest beverage line at Natural Products Expo East: Chameleon Cold-Brew Lattes.

Taste Radio Ep. 124: Milk Street/America’s Test Kitchen Founder: ‘Nothing is Authentic’… Food Is a ‘River That Keeps Moving’

Christopher Kimball, the founder of Milk Street and America’s Test Kitchen, explained his perspective that, at its core, there is nothing “authentic” about food, which he views as a “river that keeps moving,” shared his stance on buzzy trends and why flavor is what’s missing in the discussion about organics.

Chameleon Embraces Versatility As Path to Total Coffee Platform

Even before its acquisition by Nestlé last year, the Austin-based coffee company has been active in exploring ways to translate its brand identity into new formats and styles, both in ready-to-drink and dry packaged coffee.

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