Coors Distributing Co. is taking a step into the growing CBD-infused beverage category, announcing Friday that it will begin distributing products from Colorado’s Best Drinks and DRAM Apothecary.
In this episode, we’re joined by Mike Cessario, the founder and CEO of Liquid Death, a canned water brand whose heavy metal vibe and edgy marketing has generated considerable online buzz and attracted funding from a range of prominent investors. Cessario spoke about his experience as a creative director for Netflix and how it played into the brand’s development, why he views Liquid Death as a rebuke to extreme marketing, and why truly innovative ideas always sound crazy.
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Collagen-focused company Vital Proteins announced today the launch of a line of bars, sports drinks and a liquid creamers, moves CEO and founder Kurt Seidensticker told NOSH are designed to help the brand target a wider array of shoppers and expand beyond its core wellness enthusiast.
La Colombe Coffee Roasters has teamed with MillerCoors on a new low-alcohol, cold-brew coffee line that will be tested in select U.S. cities later this month.
Tinley Beverage Company, maker of a line of cannabis-infused spirit and cocktail-inspired drinks, has completed work on its West Coast production facility, where it will provide turnkey co-packing services for other cannabis beverage brands.
Heather Beach is the co-founder of Kafina Energy, a company with a mission to fuel, restore and awaken people to the healing power of plants. The brand’s 1 oz energy elixirs are made with organic adaptogenic herbs and are low in caffeine.
The Alkaline Water Company Inc. told investors this morning it anticipates newly acquired premium water brand AQUAhydrate will bring “high level synergies” between the two businesses that will expand both brands’ respective U.S. retail footprints.
High Brew Coffee founder/CEO David Smith reflected upon his 20 year journey as a beverage entrepreneur, from the development and eventual sale of Sweet Leaf Tea to his next act in the coffee business. During our conversation, he explained why a strong company culture is key to success, the importance of planning for growth, and why, no matter how well you plan, mistakes are unavoidable.
The Alkaline Water Company Inc. announced today it has entered a definitive agreement to acquire premium water brand AQUAhydrate in a stock-only transaction.
While it doesn’t offer brews infused with CBD or blended with plant milks, Virginia-based Snowing in Space has instead focused on more practical concerns: scaling production and distribution operations, including moving from its current 4,000 square foot home into a new 10,000 square foot facility this fall.
Convenience stores are capping off a strong summer with 4.1% growth in Labor Day beverage sales, according to Wells Fargo Securities’ latest Beverage Buzz c-store retailer survey released today. The survey collected responses from retailers representing nearly 20,000 convenience stores nationwide. Overall beverage sales, including alcoholic drinks, were up 4.1%.
LaCroix maker National Beverage Corp. saw year-over-year revenue drop 9.9% to $263 million in the second quarter, marking the Florida-based company’s fourth consecutive quarter in which it underperformed analyst expectations. The diminished year-over-year results reflect a subdued summer for LaCroix.
Evan Holod, the CEO of Michel et Augustin US, the American arm of the popular French snack maker, explained how the company reimagined its brand positioning and product packaging for American audiences.