Some growing food and beverage companies are concerned that they will be left out of a new set of loans designed to lessen the impact of the coronavirus crisis because they are backed by investment funds.
While some of the category’s larger players have sought to build a consumer base by leaning into mainstream flavors, M Kombucha, formerly known as Kombucha Culture, is staking its brand on the drink’s purported functional benefits.
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Winter finally came to a close this month and beverage brands are looking forward to warmer weather, with new watermelon flavors from SUNNYD, LaCroix and Jones Soda, and a new light lemonade line from Calypso. Check out the gallery for notable March releases, including the latest functional shot from More Labs and caffeinated releases from Brew Dr and Daytrip.
David Lester and Ben Goodwin, co-founders of Olipop, explained why they believe creating a better-for-you soda brand was the “most impactful thing” they could do, how package design fuels trial, why educating consumers about the products’ health benefits is not a priority and lessons from their first experience as beverage entrepreneurs.
G&Juice, the female-run, CBD-infused sparkling beverage collection, is excited to announce that is has launched its portfolio of mouth-watering beverages including: Coconut Vanilla, Ginger Peach, Strawberry Lemonade, and Blueberry Mojito.
Sun Chaser’s alcohol-free “buzz” is on a mission to disrupt and redefine the alcohol industry for the better.
Last fall, an invigorating introduction from Brew Dr. Kombucha hit shelves: Uplift, the first ever high-caffeine kombucha on the market.
In a conversation with BevNET managing editor Martin Caballero, veteran natural CPG consultant Bob Burke, principal at Natural Products Consulting LLC, offered his insights and perspectives on how brands can manage their teams, relationships and finances to both survive this trying period and to thrive at its conclusion.
As COVID-19 rapidly transforms consumer behavior, data firms are closely monitoring patterns to help predict an uncertain journey ahead. In a report last week, research firm IRI explored current consumer behavior and trends from past economic downturns, along with spending across markets.
Sol-ti, a leading manufacturer of Organic, Glass Bottled, Living Beverages, has announced that they are responding to the rapid increase in demand at this time by continuing to serve the community while keeping their employee’s health as a main priority.
Polish vodka producer, Neilson Europe, launches an organic single-estate rye vodka made from rare Dankowskie platinum rye.
At home happy hours just got an upgrade. The team at Swoon (previously operated under the name and label Be Mixed) has launched a new line of zero sugar, zero calorie cocktail mixers, that get their sweetness from monk fruit.
In a webinar hosted by Rabobank yesterday, analysts at the multinational banking and financial services company offered an overview of the macro impacts of COVID-19 on the food and beverage industry.