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Expo East 2018: New Products Gallery

After highlighting a handful of new drinks in our show preview last week, check out the following gallery for a look at some of the other new and forthcoming innovations we saw at Natural Products Expo East 2018.

Ragged Branch Distillery Releases Wheated Bourbon

Ragged Branch Distillery is releasing its much anticipated Wheated Straight Virginia Bourbon Whiskey with availability in its tasting room on September 1, 2018, and retail distribution beginning September 15, 2018.

Califia Farms Expands Distribution

Califia Farms, best known for its innovative plant-based beverages in distinctive curvy bottles, accomplished an unprecedented product launch with the introduction of their new line of Probiotic Dairy Free Yogurt Drinks which are already scanning in nearly 7,000 stores across 47 states from coast to coast.

Milagro Tequila Partners with Sacramento Kings

Today, Milagro Tequila announces a multi-year partnership as the Official Tequila of the Sacramento Kings, bringing its authentic Mexican flavors to the City of Trees and basketball fans alike.

Jägermeister and NHL Announce US Partnership

The National Hockey League (NHL) and Jägermeister have entered into an agreement in which Jägermeister will become an official partner of the NHL in the U.S with the designation of “official shot of the NHL.”

Freeland Spirits Expands Distribution

Freeland Spirits, one of the nation’s few distilleries owned and operated by women, today announced the expanded launch of its namesake gin, according to founder Jill Kuehler.

Caskai Continues Nationwide Expansion into the Coffee Channel

Caskai North America continues towards its goal to be available in coffee shops coast to coast and expands its distribution footprint by adding Barista Pro Shop (BPS) and Humankind as distributors of its award-winning beverage, Caskai Sparkling Cascara Infusion.

C-Store Report: CSDs Flat, Private Label Juice Soars

Overall carbonated soft drink (CSD) sales in the convenience channel were flat in a year-over-year comparison for the four-week period ending on Sept. 8, according to a report from Wells Fargo Securities.

Ultima Replenisher Announces Approval By NSF Non-GMO Project Verification

The Non-GMO Project Product Verification Program is North America's only third-party verification for Non-GMO foods and products. To ensure the materials and facilities used to produce Ultima Replenisher were non-GMO compliant, verification was completed and confirmed through a rigorous process administered by NSF International. 

SLRRRP to Expand Into Georgia

Thanks to a new partnership with Georgia Crown Distributing, a full service beverage distributor, the brand is set to make its mark on the spirits industry, adding Georgia to the list of states where they are available.

HydroOne, LLC Hires Former PepsiCo Executive as VP of Sales

Greenwood, S.C. — HydroOne, LLC  has announced the addition of John Habeeb as Vice President of Sales for Hydro One Premium Beverages. “After years of research, development, and watching market…