BevNET Magazine
July-Aug 2018

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Leaning In To Beverage: 31 of the Most Powerful Women in the Industry

This year’s list identifies women who have the ideas, influence, authority, money, and knowledge to affect the beverage business – both short-term and long-term. Some have been toiling in executive suites, while others have built businesses bottle by bottle.

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Fat Profits! The Rise of Keto Beverages

While diet trends come and go, the rapid rise of the ketogenic diet represents a new variation on the evergreen low-carb approach to nutrition. Keto meal shakes such as Sated, Cave Shake and Bear Squeeze are on the rise.

Trading Up in Tea

Millennials are changing the way tea brands think about innovation. Experts in the space highlight attributes that are attractive to the demographic and present data to demonstrate changes in the tea category.


Summer Fancy Food Show Recap

Trends including plant-based milk, matcha, CBD and craft mixers were showcased at the event, highlighting innovation in the space.

NOSHscape: The Latest Food Brand News

In NOSH news, Tyson tackles food waste with ¡YAPPAH!, Nom Noms World Food launches in North America, Dean Foods acquires majority share of Good Karma, Health Warrior CEO talks 'continuous improvement' and SnackNation to expand beyond offices with $12M investment.

Gerry’s Insights: New Views of On-Premise

An opinion piece that touches on how newer non-alcoholic beverage categories such as cold-brewed coffee, kombucha, drinking vinegars and cocktail alternatives hitting the market are disrupting some of the fundamental occasions that drive our beverage consumption choices.

NOSH Live Recap

NOSH Live Summer 2018 in New York City — the company’s first-ever, two-day event — was packed with presentations on topics ranging from how to build a badass brand voice to why you should crowdfund your company. Innovative leaders from the likes of HIPPEAS, Beyond Meat, Coolhaus, Pefrect Bar and more offered insights to help progress the better-for-you natural food industry.

Bevscape: The Latest Beverage Brand News

In beverage news, Revive rebrands to showcase ingredients, Califia Farms raises $50M and appoints a new CFO, All Markets Inc. acquires Runa, and leadership changes are afoot at Keurig Dr. Pepper after the recent merger.

Brewscape: The Latest Craft Beer Brand News

In craft beer news, cannabis-infused beverages emerge as potential beer industry disruptor, Brewers Association sells top GABF sponsorships to Buffalo Wild Wings and Jameson, newly appointed Heineken USA Chief becomes first woman to lead major US beer company, and Beavertown Brewery sells a minority stake to Heineken International.

Evolving from Scrappy: BevNET Live Summer 2018 Show Review

The leading conference for the beverage industry featured discussions with notable leaders such as Vita Coco's founder Mike Kirban, the president of Nestlés beverage division, John Carmichael, VMG Partners co-founder and managing director Kara Roell, Bhakti's CEO Sarah Bird and more.

The First Drop: Sipping at a New Dream

Beth Wilson-Parentice is leaving Sipp, the company she started plotting out in her kitchen nearly a decade ago with nothing but a gifted palate, creative ambition, and a well of determination.