Expo West 2018 Video: Lifeway’s Smolyansky on Challenging Consumers

Now producing lines of elixirs, farmer’s cheese, and skyr, the company has become a gut health minded maker of probiotic foods and drinks. At Natural Products Expo West 2018 the company also revealed its first entry into the dairy alternative category with Plantiful, a line of plant-based probiotic beverages.

Q Drinks Launches HIGHBALL’R Platform

Q, the Brooklyn-based maker of spectacular mixers, announces today the launch of its “HIGHBALL’R” platform, a new invitation-only series for bartenders to be hosted by local bartenders in six markets nationwide.

teaRIOT to Join Chobani’s Incubator Class

Chobani, LLC, the maker of America's #1 Greek Yogurt brand and second largest yogurt manufacturer in the U.S., has announced Venice, CA based beverage brand teaRIOT as one of nine participants in the company's third Chobani Incubator program class.

DreamPak Unveils $3.1 Million Processing Expansion

DreamPak LLC, a leading developer and manufacturer of shelf-stable, liquid beverage and vitamin mixes, introduced an 11,000 square foot addition to its existing location in front of a crowd that included employees, the Waukesha County Business Alliance, and both state and local elected representatives.

Health-Ade, Brew Dr. Targeted In Separate Class Action Lawsuits

Issues regarding the accuracy of sugar, alcohol and probiotic content in kombucha continue to haunt some of the category’s fastest-growing brands, as evidenced by a pair of class action lawsuits filed earlier this month.

Expo West 2018 Video: New Packaging and Functional Offerings Fuel Kombucha Innovation

In this video, BevNET’s John Craven and Martin Caballero discuss how some of the major trends in kombucha as seen at Expo West 2018 -- including the introduction of smaller package sizes -- could impact kombucha’s presence across retail channels and highlight new line extensions aimed at addressing consumers’ shifting dietary needs and preferences.

Pervida Premieres New Flavors at Expo West

Pervida, winner of the Technology company of the year, unveiled two new flavors of its flagship gut health functional product, Pervida Immune, during the Natural Products Expo West this week. The two new flavors, Berry Acai and Hawaiian Blue Ginger, extend the Pervida Immune line of functional beverages.