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Yes We Can: Kombucha Looks to Future Outside Glass Bottles

As kombucha continues to penetrate mainstream retailers, brewers are exploring new ways to capture a larger share of the expanding set and create differentiation within it. Following the example of craft beer, they are increasingly looking to cans as a way to realize kombucha’s full potential.

Boxed Water and Free People Design Exclusive Box

Boxed Water and Free People, two brands known for their distinctive aesthetics and passionate following, come together to release a limited edition designer box.

Catalina Publishes ‘The Center Store Revolution’ Report

Catalina, the leader in shopper intelligence and personalized engagement, today released new shopper research showing the Center Store remains a vital driver of trips and volume for grocery retailers, with more than 99 percent of all shoppers purchasing from the Center Store in 2017.

Prairie Organic Spirits Launches New Bottle Design

Prairie Organic Spirits, the leader in certified organic spirits, is debuting its new packaging on store shelves starting this April. The revamped bottle represents the brand’s uncompromising commitment to making organic spirits with unmatched quality.

Cuvée Launches CBD Nitro Cold Brew

Cuvée Coffee, an Austin-based company known for its nitro-infused cold brew, has introduced an innovative Nitro Hemp Oil Cold Brew to its existing line of products. Each can of the Nitro Hemp Oil Cold Brew contains 10mg of odorless, tasteless and water-soluble cannabidiol (CBD) hemp oil for a deliciously smooth taste.

Imbibe Releases Second Proprietary Ingredient That Masks Off-Notes

Imbibe announced today the launch of NonSense, a line of clean-label flavor masking ingredients for food and beverages. The development of NonSense comes on the heels of the success of Imbibe’s first proprietary ingredient, SweetSense.

People Moves: Brew Dr. Names Marty Wall as President

Brew Dr. Kombucha has appointed EVP of Business Development Marty Wall as the company’s first President, the company told BevNET on Wednesday; John Fieldly approved as permanent CEO of Celsius

New Holland Spirits Announces Ready-to-Drink Cocktails

New Holland Spirits, the craft distillery division of New Holland Brewing Co., is accompanying their already diverse spirits line up with their first-ever launch of ready-to-drink (RTD) cocktails. The launch will consist of three different brands.

Mate, Mission Fuels Growth for Clean Cause

Clean Cause — which markets a natural energy drink line, a premium water and a ready-to-drink sparkling yerba mate beverage — is helping individuals struggling with substance abuse addiction begin the process of rebuilding their lives after completing a rehabilitation program.

NP Nutra Releases 2 Organic Green Ingredients

Nature’s Power Nutraceuticals Corp (NP Nutra), a leading wholesale supplier of premium nutraceutical ingredients in the US, is celebrating Earth Day this year by adding two new organic green ingredients to their growing Nutra Organics line of premium products.

JBT’s Launches New Vacuum-Assisted High-Precision Granular Filler

With demand for beverages that contain chunky fruit pieces on the increase, the VAHP Granular Filler provides processors with a solution that uses a vacuum pocket system to remove unwanted carrying liquid. In addition to measuring pockets, a focused blowout system is used to achieve gentle emptying of the pocket and accurate filling.

Tetra Pak Debuts Membrane Scope

Using a waterproof recording video inspection camera and a 20-meter-long probe to visually identify the source of failure, the patent-pending Tetra Pak Membrane Scope provides visual confirmation of the source of poor permeate quality and product loss in spiral-wound filtration systems.

Thomas Dakin Gin Launches in US

Thomas Dakin Small Batch Gin, a classic style juniper- led gin, whose namesake created the world’s first quality English gin and founded the world’s oldest continuous gin distillery in 1761, is now available in the United States.