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Barefoot Bucha Settles Lawsuit, Agrees to Change Brand Name

Conscious Cultures, the maker of Barefoot Bucha, a Virginia-based kombucha brand, has agreed to settle a trademark infringement lawsuit filed against the company by Barefoot Wine owner E. & J. Gallo. Conscious Cultures issued a press release on Tuesday which stated that founders Ethan and Kate Zuckerman have not admitting to any wrongdoing, but agreed to change the name of Barefoot Bucha.

Long Island Iced Teas Now Available at Menards

A family-owned company started in 1958, Menards is headquartered in Eau Claire, Wisconsin and has more than 280 home improvement stores located in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

Enovation Brands, Inc. Launches Zamaca

Zamaca is a premium liqueur crafted from Peruvian Maca, a natural superfood that has been used for thousands of years for its many benefits. Native to the Andes, Maca grows at altitudes of up to 12,000 feet. Its ability to thrive in this harsh environment makes the plant incredibly strong.

Nielsen “All Channel” Data: Softening Sales Across Most Categories

Wells Fargo Securities highlighted slowing growth in the energy drink category in a new report detailing Nielsen xAOC (expanded all outlets combined) year-over-year sales data for the four-week period ending on August 13. While dollar sales growth was modest or in decline across most beverage categories, Wells Fargo noted energy’s soft performance recently, up just 3.3 percent in the measured timeframe.

Honest Tea Releases 2016 National Honesty Index

The National Honesty Index is a fun social experiment that tests the honesty of Americans by setting up unmanned racks of Honest beverages offered for $1 on the honor system.

KiKi Maple Sweet Water Continues Its Support of Charities, Not-For-Profits and Community Events

Troll Bridge Creek has supported charities like Gilda’s Club (a charity dedicated to supporting those living with cancer, as well as families and friends), the CIBC Run for the Cure (a charity focused on breast cancer), the Annual Taste of Guelph fund-raiser for the St. Joseph's Health Centre, and the Government of Ontario, Ontario Public Servants Food Drive held annually in Toronto.

KEEL Vodka Is Now Gluten-Free

KEEL Vodka Gluten Free is available at select bar, restaurant and retail locations across NY, CT, MA, RI and FL, with a suggested retail price of $19.99 for 750mL.