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Coca-Cola Company to Cut 1,200 Jobs

The Coca-Cola Company’s goal of a “leaner, more agile operating model” will include cutting 1,200 corporate jobs across the company, incoming CEO James Quincey reported Tuesday during the beverage giant’s Q1 report to investors.

Soylent Recalls Cases After Dairy Found in Powder Product

The company issued a statement announcing the recall on Friday. The statement was posted on its website and that of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. According to Soylent’s shipping records, the recalled boxes each contain seven 15 oz. pouches and were shipped to 610 customers.

PepsiCo Pulls Stubborn Soda and Caleb’s Kola Because of Sugar Mixup

Last week PepsiCo removed bottled Stubborn Soda and Caleb’s Kola products from the market after discovering recent batches were inadvertently made with beet sugar. The craft sodas are normally formulated with Fair Trade Certified cane sugar and the gaffe was the result of a supplier error, according to the company.

Juicero Under Pressure After Internet Wringing

The home juicer/foodtech startup, which famously raised $120 million in venture capital funding, seemed to be soaring for the stars. But as they say on the internet, life comes at you fast -- and the internet came at Juicero at the speed of life this week.

BodyArmor to Debut First TV Commercial During NBA Playoffs

BodyArmor will debut its first TV spot Wednesday night with a 30-second commercial designed by retired L.A. Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant. The commercial, which will air on TNT during the NBA playoffs, kicks off a multimillion dollar ad campaign that is set to be the sports drink brand’s largest to date.

BevNET Podcast Ep. 53: “Artificial Intelligence Will Automate The Simple”

Last week BevNET sat down with IRI CEO and president Andrew Appel who discussed the global market research firm efforts to detangle and optimize an ever-evolving and complex web of sales and consumer data, why he believes that “voice is the next platform” for data collection and how IRI is expanding its use of artificial intelligence to "automate away the simple."

Elmhurst Goes Non-Dairy With New ‘Milked Nuts’ Line

Elmhurst Milked unveiled its premiere line of non-dairy products — dubbed “milked nuts” — at Natural Products Expo West in March in four varieties: almonds, cashews, hazelnuts, and walnuts.

“Ugly” Produce Platform Full Harvest Closes $2M Raise

The San Francisco-based Full Harvest, founded by Christine Moseley, a former head of business development at Organic Avenue, has raised $2.35 million thus far, having brought in $350,000 from The Impact Engine, Astia and Wilson last May.

Moonshine Sweet Tea Expands into Target

The Austin, Texas company announced this week that its entire six-flavor line will be available in 1,472 Target stores nationwide. The rollout is in process and expected to be completed by the first week of May