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Limitless and Koia Co-Founder Launches CPG Marketplace Bitewell

If you’ve ever wondered what might happen if “Costco met Whole Foods and had an ecommerce child,” the result might look something like Bitewell. The new dietician-curated CPG marketplace, which launched last month, offers a platform for emerging food and beverage brands while providing consumers with a weekly menu of better-for-you products offered at lower prices.

Brew Dr.’s Limited Release Watermelon Joins Full-Time Lineup

In early 2020 Brew Dr. Kombucha launched a deliciously refreshing Limited Release flavor: Watermelon. It quickly became a fan favorite, and now Brew Dr. is pleased to announce that Watermelon is here to stay — joining the brand’s full-time lineup of 14 flavors. Consumers will now be able to enjoy this sip of sunshine year-round.

NP Nutra Experiences Strong First Half Sales Growth in 2020

Gardena, Calif. — Nature’s Power Nutraceuticals Corp (NP Nutra®), a recognized leader in the nutraceutical ingredients marketplace, reported strong sales growth in the first half of 2020. The company reported…

Arryved Introduces Touch-Free Taproom Technology

Boulder, Colo. – As the ripple effects of Covid-19 continue to grow, small businesses and communities are looking to local craft breweries for insight on how to weather the storm.…

Lawsuit Alleges USDA’s GMO Policies Reduce Transparency

Following the ongoing relaxation of GMO labeling laws by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), a coalition of industry members led by the Center for Food Safety (CFS) last week sued the agency, noting that a lack of regulation over the growing biotech industry is threatening the ability to provide transparency in food and beverage products — something consumers increasingly want.

Rowdy Mermaid Hires Director of Foodservice to Oversee National Development

Rowdy Mermaid, a beverage company producing crisp and refreshing, function-forward kombucha, has announced the addition of Danielle Eberly to the sales team as Director of Foodservice to support continued national sales growth by securing new placements with regional and national foodservice chains, corporate campuses, parks, airports and other venues.  

Taste Radio Ep. 223: How Do You Build An Iconic Brand When ‘Money Is Not A Goal’?

You might recognize Tony’s Chocolonely by its quirky labels and comic font logo. Behind the Dutch brand’s playful vibe, however, is a profound mission to end the use of child labor within the cocoa industry. Ynzo van Zanten, the company’s Chief Evangelist, spoke about how Tony’s has navigated the development of a premium brand while staying focused on its overarching social mission.

Don Ciccio & Figli Launches La Perla Ready-to-Drink Cocktails

Don Ciccio & Figli, handcrafted Italian herbal liqueur sourced from within the United States, has announced a new line of ready-to-drink cocktails entitled, La Perla. The line features a delicate balance of simple ingredients and complex flavors attributed to earthly elements from which the liqueurs are derived.