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Expo East 2018 Video: Keto Is King

In this video, NOSH reporter Meagan McGinnes and BevNET reporter Brad Avery examine developments within the sports nutrition space and recap the most notable keto products from this year’s show, including brands like Kitu Life, Rebel, Cave Shake, and Love Good Fats.

Elevator Talk: Wonder+Well Innovates to Keep Kids Healthy and Hydrated

Wonder+Well, an organic fruit-essence water for kids, provides the lovable format of a drink box but with no sugar or sweeteners. Co-founder Gregg Lefkowitz identifies that parents are looking for healthier options that get children to drink more water, while still being fun.

Expo East 2018 Video: Processing and Proteins Fuel Expansion at Elmhurst

In this video interview recorded at Natural Products Expo East 2018 in Baltimore, Dr. Cheryl Mitchell, the head of research and development at Elmhurst 1925, explained how the company promotes sustainability by using a diverse array of raw materials and how that diversity has showcased the unique characteristics of the milks in new ways.

Taste Radio Ep. 129: How a Beverage Virgin Named Branson Disrupted a Multi-Billion Dollar Industry

This week we sit down with Ben Branson, the creator of Seedlip, a first-of-its-kind non-alcoholic spirit that’s disrupted an industry by changing the way consumers think about cocktails; the hosts convene for a debrief on the recently held Natural Products Expo East 2018 and discuss exhibitor reaction to the show and notable food trends on display at the annual event.

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.

People Moves: Protein2O Hires New CFO; Shifts at Bai

Bai Executives Repositioned Under KDP; Protein2O Hires Brian Douglas as CFO; Andrew Steele Joins BodyArmor; Soylent Names New CFO, VP of Digital Acquisition, VP of Brand Marketing; New Age Beverages Hires John Price as CFAO

Press Clips: Hybrid Beverages Growing

A recent story in The Wall Street Journal explored the transition that major beverage companies are making into new categories.

Under New Management, MATI Makes Move to Mainstream

Following the departure of founder Tatiana Birgisson, energy drink maker MATI has turned to former Coca-Cola executive Eric Masters to build on the company's entrepreneurial roots and turn it into a mainstream national brand.

Elevator Talk: Som Sleep Aims to Ease Insomnia the Natural Way

Som Sleep is a ready-to-drink dietary supplement designed as a natural alternative to prescriptive sleep-aids. Serial entrepreneur and Co-founder/CEO, John Shegerian, shares that within four months the company was able to expand beyond e-commerce and enter brick-and-mortar retail.

Expo East 2018: New Products Preview

Whether you are getting ready to cruise the aisles on the show floor, which runs Thursday through Saturday at the Baltimore Convention Center, or plan on following BevNET’s event coverage online, here’s a preview of some of the new products to look out for at Expo East 2018.

Temple Turmeric Rebrands In Move to Broaden Appeal

At Natural Products Expo East 2018 in Baltimore this week, the Austin, Tex.-based elixir maker will be reintroduced as Temple, as the company seeks to evolve from a turmeric-centric brand into a broader functional beverage company.

C-Store Survey: Labor Day Heat Boosts Bev Sales

Overall non-alcoholic beverage sales during the Labor Day holiday jumped 5.4 percent from last year, up sequentially 4.2 percent from the second quarter of this year.