At Natural Products Expo West 2018, Spindrift founder/CEO Bill Creelman talked about how the brand's new Arnold Palmer-style “Half & Half" flavor aims to help the company emphasize its points of differentiation in a crowded sparkling water category.
Speaking with BevNET at Natural Products Expo West 2018 last week, KonaRed CEO Kyle Redfield explained that, by integrating antioxidant-rich coffee fruit juice into its expanding family of RTD cold brew coffees, the company is seeking to create a health halo around the ingredient similar to pomegranate and açaí.
Now producing lines of elixirs, farmer’s cheese, and skyr, the company has become a gut health minded maker of probiotic foods and drinks. At Natural Products Expo West 2018 the company also revealed its first entry into the dairy alternative category with Plantiful, a line of plant-based probiotic beverages.
In this video, BevNET’s John Craven and Martin Caballero discuss how some of the major trends in kombucha as seen at Expo West 2018 -- including the introduction of smaller package sizes -- could impact kombucha’s presence across retail channels and highlight new line extensions aimed at addressing consumers’ shifting dietary needs and preferences.
In this video, BevNET’s John Craven and Martin Caballero discuss some of the new RTD cold brew products that debuted at Natural Products Expo West 2018 and explore how they fit into the larger macro trends that continue to shape the coffee category.
Speaking at Natural Products Expo West 2018, Will Smith and his son Jaden Smith discussed their work as investors and co-founders of JUST Water, a bottled water brand that comes in 82 percent recyclable packaging.
Speaking with BevNET at Natural Products Expo West 2018 last week, Suja CEO and co-founder Jeff Church discussed the brand's new products and its approach to innovation.
In this interview from the 2018 Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco, BevNET assistant editor Martín Caballero spoke with Slingshot Foods co-founders Will Hartley and William Noble about the development of the brand.
Kona Deep, which recently completed a $5.5 million fundraise that will help expand its distribution and production capabilities, is working to educate consumers on how deep ocean water can provide quality hydration from a sustainable source.
At the 2018 Winter Fancy Food Show held earlier this week in San Francisco, BevNET caught up with Hella co-founder Jomaree Pinkard about how the brand has balanced its dedication to craft bitters with its evolution over the past year into a more comprehensive cocktail company that offers a range of mixer and syrup products.
In the opening presentation of BevNET Live Winter 2017 in Santa Monica, Calif. Andrew Henkel, SVP of brand growth solutions at SPINS, took a deep dive into the state of a beverage marketplace featuring tens of thousands of brands.
BevNET Live 2017 featured discussions with two high-profile companies driving the coffee category's prodigious growth over the past year: Dave Burwick, president and CEO of Peet’s Coffee & Tea, and Greg Steltenpohl, co-founder and CEO of Califia Farms.
Following a capital raise of $4 million, Protein2O is looking to grow the protein and enhanced water categories with a product that unites the best of both worlds.
Speaking with BevNET, founder and CEO Bart Smith discussed his vision for the company -- which is his first foray in the beverage industry -- and how HEYDAY is positioning itself as an affordable, tasty, and non-indulgent cold brew.