Adam Louras Steps Down as Iris Nova COO to Launch Consulting Agency; Matt Kahn Leaves CELSIUS; Death Wish Coffee Appoints COO; Dunkin’ Brands CMO Steps Down; Zing Zang Names Brent Albertson as CEO
Functional beverage company Iris Nova has announced the first four beverage brands to be featured on the company’s “c-commerce” platform, which allows customers to order via text message and receive product within two days. The company has also taken an equity stake in each of the brands.
DIRTY LEMON captures the essence of summer in a bottle with its first limited-edition seasonal release, +aloe. The formula combines the benefits of aloe vera and coconut water to deliver a thirst-quenching daily beverage to hydrate, cool and soothe summer skin.
In this gallery, we highlight some of the notable new products that were launched or announced over the past month, including three new fruit-flavored sodas from Pepsi, a new batch of CBD-infused drinks, and the latest release from Dirty Lemon.
Austin Allan has been named director of marketing at produce company Ark Foods, just three months after joining Dirty Lemon parent company Iris Nova as senior director of special projects.
Since debuting the first collagen-infused elixir in 2016, Dirty Lemon continues to push the boundaries of ingestible beauty. This month Dirty Lemon launches +retinol, its latest foray in nutricosmetics and the first-ever drinkable retinol to deliver youthful looking skin, reduce the appearance of fine lines and stimulate natural collagen production.
The new year has kicked off with several new launches and line extensions, as January’s new product gallery features Dirty Lemon’s first release in a year of new monthly SKUs, Coca-Cola’s foray into non-alcoholic adult beverages and several launches which suggest the CBD beverage trend will continue to surge forward in 2019.
Austin Allan has been named Senior Director of Special Projects for Iris Nova, the parent company of direct-to-consumer beverage platform Dirty Lemon.
The Coca-Cola Company announced today it has taken a minority stake in Iris Nova, the parent company of functional beverage brand Dirty Lemon, leading a $15 million investment round that also included former baseball star Alex Rodriguez.
Functional beverage brand Dirty Lemon announced today that it will discontinue sales of its cannabidiol (CBD) infused SKU, +cbd, until the regulatory framework around hemp-derived CBD is clarified on a federal and state level.
Amazon increases minimum wage for all its workers to $15 per hour; Bloomberg article questions whether kombucha can make it big or not; Canadian cannabis provider CannTrust exploring beverage opportunities; Dirty Lemon opens storefront.
Shake Shack COO Zach Koff explains how the restaurant chain’s surprisingly simple business philosophy led to stunning success; Zak Normandin, CEO, Dirty Lemon takes us on a deep dive inside its innovative detox-to-your-doorstep business model.
Episode 77 features an interview with Impossible Foods founder and CEO Pat Brown, "lessons from the trenches" with Koa founder Adam Louras, and a chat with Royce Pinkwater, the founder and CEO of Bonta Hydration, in this week’s Elevator Talk.
Unable to secure the necessary funding to continue production of its uniquely formulated beverages, Koa has shut down. Launched in 2009, the company developed a proprietary process to extract sugar and calories from a blend of fruit and vegetable juices, resulting in a clear, nutrient-rich drink that Koa marketed as “olakino.”