Colorado-based CBD drink maker Defy LLC filed a lawsuit last month against Tennessee-based hydration beverage brand Defiance Fuel, claiming the latter company infringed on its trademarks; A new lawsuit against 75 members of Dairy Farmers of America’s (DFA) leadership team is accusing the co-op of extortion and cartel-like tactics; Family of late Hansen’s Beverage Co. founder Hubert Hansen were awarded $17 million in a ruling against The Coca-Cola Company and Monster.
A lawsuit filed by Wanu Water against shareholders and former directors was dismissed last week; Monster and Coke lost a jury trial last week which ruled in favor of the family of Hubert Hansen; LaCroix maker National Beverage Corp. declared victory in a class action lawsuit after the plaintiff retracted allegations that the brand was falsely advertised as “100% natural.”
Coca-Cola Goes to Trial with Hansen Family; White Claw and Coke Fight Over ‘Surge’ Name; Vitamin Shoppe Files Trademark Suit Against PLNT; PepsiCo Owes $2.65 Million to Iowa Bottling Company; Ocean Spray May Pay $5.4 Million in Class Action
Bolstered by international growth, Monster Beverages Corp. beat analyst expectations in its fourth quarter and full year earnings, reporting a 14.1 percent year-over-year increase in revenue, according to financial results released yesterday by the company.
The FDA confiscated CBD edibles at an Arizona smoke shop last week, taking products manufactured by companies Hempful Farms and CBD Living Water; Jammin Java loses appeal over Marley Coffee trademark and must pay $2.4 million; Monster Energy lead counsel dismissed in Bang/VPX lawsuit.
It's time to look back at the past year by reminiscing on the exciting innovations, landmark deals, and major developments that changed the beverage industry. And there’s no more objective way to do that than list to our most read articles of 2018.
Monster is fighting against increased competition in the energy space, CEO Rodney Sacks said during the company’s Q3 earnings report yesterday, including from one of its most prominent shareholders: The Coca-Cola Company.
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