Included in this edition of the BevNET Podcast are interviews with Dirty Lemon's Zak Normandin and Alpha Dominche's Thomas Perez, exploring how outside-the-box thinking shaped their respective companies.
In addition to creating the first-to-market chia beverage in 2009, Mamma Chia also established National Chia Day (March 23) last year. Mamma Chia is commemorating the day this year by donating to a special cause that supports sustainability.
Lansing’s departure was followed by other changes in PepsiCo’s warehouse team -- covering items like Tropicana, Gatorade, and other key direct-shipped products -- which had taken over the sales responsibilities for the Naked team in 2015.
With President and COO James Quincey set to take over as CEO of The Coca-Cola Company on May 1, the beverage giant today announced that several other executive moves will also go into effect on the new chief executive’s first day.
After announcing his departure from Stumptown Coffee Roasters last month, Joth Ricci will begin in his new position as CEO of Oregon-based winery Adelsheim Vineyard on April 1, taking over for founder David Adelsheim.
To give consumers what they want, and perhaps what they need, CPG collective Halen Brands has acquired plant-protein centric brand Only What You Need (OWYN). The brand debuted at Natural Products Expo West as part of Halen’s newly launched, allergen-friendly brand platform, Safe Allergen Friendly Environment (S.A.F.E.).
The product slides into home in the company’s deal with Major League Baseball as it becomes an official partner of the 2017 and 2018 MLB All-Star Game.
Clear the stage for combidome “Low Acid”: the innovative carton bottle from SIG Combibloc has now also been launched for low-acid products such as milk and plant-based dairy alternatives.
Project Juice, California’s esteemed organic cold-pressed juice and clean eating company, proudly aims to change public perception surrounding an emerging food category—ugly produce – through the launch of its new seasonal blend for spring – Ugly and Awesome.
Led by the husband-and-wife team of Mary Pellettieri and Noah Swanson, Top Note Tonic, a three-year-old company based in Milwaukee, is introducing a line of RTD craft tonics that feature bold, notably complex flavors.
In a strategic move to reach mass market appeal, Amy and Tom Barnouw, Co-Founders of Planet Fuel Beverage Company have secured a partnership with SCS Direct Inc.
In an interview with BevNET CEO John Craven, WTRMLN WTR founder Jody Levy expressed optimism that, with key pieces in place, the cold-pressed watermelon juice brand is primed to grow beyond its roots in the natural channel and into more conventional retailers.
Incoming Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson was given the ceremonial key to the company Wednesday during the coffee giant’s 25th Annual Meeting of Shareholders, held today in Seattle. Taking over for longtime CEO Howard Schultz, Johnson led this year’s meeting with a look at the company’s 2017 innovation pipeline.
CALIWATER Cactus Water, expands their original and leading cactus water into over 200 Safeway stores across Northern California and Hawaii.