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Elevator Talk: Owen’s Craft Mixers Focuses on Quality Ingredients and ‘Just Add Spirits’ Convenience

Joshua Miller is the co-founder of Owen’s Craft Mixers, a brand that aims to deliver the highest quality craft cocktail mixers on the market. Designed with convenience in mind, the products’ recipes feature all the necessary ingredients — including carbonated water, real juice and cane sugar — to easily make a variety of cocktails by simply adding spirits and ice.

Football Star Aaron Donald Announces Investment in Ready Protein Water

Ready Nutrition, one of the fastest growing sports nutrition companies in America, has announced that professional football star Aaron Donald, has joined the company as an investor and co-owner along with Founder and President Pat Cavanaugh, former University of Pittsburgh basketball team captain.

Icelandic Glacial Unveiled as Official Water Sponsor of the Golden Globes

Icelandic Glacial has announced that it will serve as the official water for the 77th Golden Globes Awards Ceremony. The naturally alkaline and sustainably sourced natural spring water will hydrate nominees and guests both on the red carpet and during the annual star-studded show.

WellWell Closes $3.9M Series A Funding Round

Plant-based functional beverage maker WellWell has closed a $3.9 million Series A funding round led by Sweat Equities, the company announced on Tuesday.

Dairy Giant Dean Foods Files for Bankruptcy

The dairy producer announced today it will use the bankruptcy process to “protect and support” ongoing business operations and address debt and pension obligations. Dean Foods has secured $850 million in debtor-in-possession financing from existing lenders to support continued operations ahead of an eventual sale.

Good Culture Launches Wellness Probiotic Gut Shots

Good Culture, the brand that has revolutionized the dairy aisle with its clean label cottage cheese and probiotic sour cream, has announced the launch of its Wellness Probiotic Gut Shots.

Taste Radio Ep. 188: Veggie Grill Co-Founder: There’s A Highly Effective Way To Get What You Want

T.K. Pillan, the co-founder of vegan restaurant chain Veggie Grill, discussed his transition from tech to food and the “light bulbs” that led to the creation of the company. He also discussed why it’s critical for co-founders to be aligned on vision and values, what it means to be “a good investor” and the evolution of plant-based food brands.

Drink Nutrient Launches New Drink Mix Line

Functional beverage company Drink Nutrient has launched a new beverage product line aimed to make your drinks work for you by providing your daily 13 essential vitamins in an easy-to-drink single-serve stick pack.

Basis Adds 90 Premium Safeway Stores Across Colorado

Clean hydration beverage, Basis announced this week that it is adding 90 premium Safeway stores across Colorado, bringing the company's total grocery channel footprint to over 200 stores. 

People Moves: OWYN Names Mark Olivieri President

OWYN Names Mark Olivieri President; Sweet Reasons Brings On Industry Vets; American Beverage Association Announces New Board Members; New Age Names Julie Garlikov as CMO; Rob Paladino Joins Sol-ti as President; David Kroll Exits COCO5