Here’s what we thought were the most important stories and trends that we followed throughout 2015.
Our most viewed stories centered around distribution moves, legal issues, and strategic investment.
Rye Apple is an 80 proof, apple infused rye moonshine born from a collaboration between Sugarlands Distilling Company and legendary distillers Mark Ramsey and Digger Manes. The two moonshiners and long-time friends rose to national fame with appearances on the well-known Discovery Channel show, Moonshiners.
In an interview filmed at BevNET Live Winter 2015, Rebecca Messina, VEB’s Senior Vice President of Marketing & Innovation, offers insight into how the Coca-Cola unit identifies high-potential growth brands.
Members of KBI will be eligible to join the KBI Verified Pilot Program beginning at the KombuchaKon conference this February, and regular testing will be required for certification.
Despite challenges building awareness and educating consumers about its uniquely formulated calorie- and sugar-free juices, Koa is making headway using a carefully planned marketing strategy to carve out shelf space in specialty and natural retailers in Southern California, Texas and parts of the Northeast.
The two ounce daily dose liquid multivitamins will be sold in cases of 24 bottles with free shipping and be featured on www.GoHealthyNatural.com and www.Amazon.com.
Potential sale called a rumor by Talking Rain representative, but the company has looked into a sale in the past.
The new funding comes by way of increased contributions from the company’s original group of investors, alongside a new commercial banking partnership with Wells Fargo.
NSF International is a global not-for-profit public health organization that writes standards, tests, and certifies products for the food, water, health sciences, and consumer goods industries to minimize adverse health effects and protect the environment.
As the Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Archer will be working with the advisory board to ensure the health and safety of the products Protein2o creates.
The contribution, supported by The Coca-Cola Foundation, Coca-Cola Bottling Company United, Inc. and Coca-Cola Beverages Florida, will fund the expansion and delivery of Operation HOPE's nationally-acclaimed financial literacy, career training and entrepreneurship programs.
A near-avalanche of filings about the relative alcohol and sugar content of a stunningly popular beverage.
Founded in 1988 by seven struggling farm families in Southwest Wisconsin, Organic Valley now has a membership of 1,800 farmers producing organic food in 35 states.