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Photo Gallery: New Products, Brand Updates From Summer Fancy Food Show 2017

Over the course of the 2017 Summer Fancy Food Show, a three-day specialty foods convention held at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City from June 25-27, we encountered a broad array of new products, design revamps and line extensions, all of which are included in this photo gallery.

Maine-Based “4Pure” Launches Lemonade Line

The three 4Pure flavors include Pure Lemonade, Raspberry Lemonade, and Blueberry Lemonade. Each drink contains only purified water and three certified-organic ingredients that include only lemon juice, maple syrup, and either lemon zest, raspberry puree, or blueberry puree.

Wonder+Well Enters Partnership with KeHE

Wonder+Well, the first-to-market organic fruit essence water for kids in a drink box, has entered into a distribution partnership with KeHE Distributors LLC, a national leader in distribution of natural, organic and specialty food and beverage products to natural, specialty and grocery retailers.

Captive Spirits Distilling’s Big Gin Now Distributing in 25 States

Seattle gin company Captive Spirits Distilling is now distributing its spirits in Montana. The company’s flagship product – a juniper-forward, American-made dry gin called “Big Gin” – is now available at select stores, restaurants, and bars in throughout Montana.

Stillhouse Spirits Names G-Eazy as Partner/Co-Creative Director

When hustle recognizes hustle, great things are possible. Stillhouse, the breakout spirits company best known for its award-winning clear American whiskey, announced today that Oakland-bred multi-platinum rapper and producer Gerald "G-Eazy" Gillum has been named Partner and Co‑Creative Director alongside CEO & Founder Brad Beckerman.

Novo Fogo Expands To Europe

Novo Fogo’s founder and CEO, Dragos Axinte, kicked off the brand in Europe with a 5-city tour to share his “Why Cachaça Matters” educational seminar with industry professionals at bars in Stockholm, Copenhagen, Oslo, Amsterdam, and Paris.

Nutpods Introduces New Packaging Format

nutpods, one of the fastest-growing, plant-based dairy-alternative beverages on the market, today announced the introduction of new packaging for its popular non-dairy creamer: a 16 fl. oz. refrigerated format that will be available at retailers starting September 2017.

Soylent Launches Cafe Vanilla & Cafe Chai Varieties

These selections join Coffiest in Soylent’s new Cafe line of caffeinated beverages, now available for purchase at www.soylent.com in the U.S. and Canada. Sales on Amazon.com will begin in the coming weeks.

Suppliers Predict Benefits for New Brands in WFM/Amazon Combo

At first, suppliers weren’t sure what to make of the deal, with numerous food and beverage companies reserving their comments. Now, after more than a week’s reflection, many have told BevNET and sister site Project NOSH they are excited about the potential sales opportunities the partnership could provide, expressing enthusiasm for how it will maintain or even enhance Whole Foods’ reputation as a launching pad for small brands.