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BevNET Live Winter 2019 Day One Recap: Ethics and Evolution

Beverage industry leaders took the stage at BevNET Live Winter 2019 in Santa Monica, California today, offering their insights into the importance for entrepreneurs to take risks and evolve, as well as the importance of knowing when to stand their ground and double down on the issues that matter most to them and their companies.

Finalists Revealed for New Beverage Showdown 18

Mushroom-based functional shot Shroomi, sparkling coffee maker Sofee, botanical tonic Corsa, carbonated tea infusion Spritz, wellness drink platform Heywell and probiotic water kefir Dr. Scobii advanced to the next stage of the competition.

Constellation Brands CFO Named New CEO of Canopy Growth

Canadian Cannabis company Canopy Growth Corporation announced today the appointment of David Klein as CEO, effective January 14, 2020. Klein has served as the chief financial officer of Constellation Brands since mid-2015.

Watch Live: BevNET Live Winter 2019 Day 1

Tune into leading beverage industry discussions. We're LIVE from the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel on December 9th from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM PT and December 10th from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM PT.

Cannabis Forum: Three Budding Themes

At Cannabis Forum Winter 2019 in Santa Monica, presented by BevNET and NOSH, experts unpacked the world of ingredient sourcing and testing, growing investor interest and more.

Taste Radio Insider Ep. 63: Prioritizing Diversity Will Make Your Company Better. Here’s Why.

Zoe Feldman, the director of Chobani Incubator, spoke about why she’s emphasized the incubator’s focus on diversity as part of its selection criteria, how prior roles as an executive at PepsiCo and in venture capital shaped her perspective on the importance of diversity in business and why “representation is hugely critical” to the future of our industry.

Cannabis Beverage Company Keef Announces Rebrand

Keef Brands, the groundbreaking developer, producer and distributor of cannabis-infused beverages, edibles, concentrates and more, has debuted a rebranded image, including a new logo, product names, lettering and labeling.

Gallery: November’s New Products

Heading into the end of the year, brands are wasting no time launching new innovations, line extensions, collaborations and refreshed packaging. Check out the gallery to see some of November’s notable launches, including the latest from Dirty Lemon, new kombucha flavors from Better Booch and KOE, and plenty of CBD-infused releases and brand launches.

Press Clips: Nestlé Loses Michigan Water Lawsuit

Nestlé Loses Michigan Water Lawsuit; Retailers May Shy Away from CBD Following FDA Ruling; Twitter Users Call For Whole Foods Market Boycott in Mitch McConnell Mixup; Man Claims He Got High From Spiked McDonald’s Tea

PepsiCo Launches Second Greenhouse Program in North America

PepsiCo has announced the launch of its second PepsiCo Greenhouse program in North America, an innovation initiative designed to support emerging entrepreneurs and brands in the food and beverage industry.

Counter Culture Partners with BKON for Launch of Kegged Cold Coffee

Counter Culture, pioneer of the third-wave specialty coffee movement, and BKON, beverage technology innovator and inventor of the RAIN™ (Reverse Atmospheric Infusion®) brewing process, has announced a joint partnership to launch kegged cold coffee.