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Top Note Tonic Hires Former Heineken VP

Milwaukee, Wis. (Dec. 6, 2016) – Top Note Tonic, a premium line of artisan mixers for cocktails and mocktails, has hired George Simpson as its chief sales and marketing officer.…

Melissa Heim to Serve as Eastside Distilling Executive VP

Eastside Distilling, Inc. appoints its Master Distiller, Melissa “Mel” Heim, to the additional role of Executive Vice President of Operations. (PRNewsFoto/Eastside Distilling, Inc.) PORTLAND, OR – December 6, 2016 –…

Muhtar Kent To Step Down as Coke CEO

Confirming months of industry speculation, The Coca-Cola Company today announced a restructuring of the company’s senior leadership structure that will see company president and COO James Quincey succeed Muhtar Kent as CEO, effective May 1, 2017.

BevNET Live Day Two: Data, Investors and Innovators

Investors and innovators took the stage Tuesday during day two of BevNET Live Winter 2016, offering an audience of entrepreneurs insight into the decisions big money funders make before deciding on which brands to back.

Mother Takes New Beverage Showdown 12 Title

The Dallas, Tex.-based husband and wife team Stephen and Allison Ellsworth head back to the Lone Star State with $10,000 in cash and prizes after a comprehensive presentation at the end of the competition’s final round sealed the win.

KRa Organic Sports Drink Expands Distribution

KRa Organic Sports Drinks has expanded into additional Whole Foods Markets in the Mid-Atlantic region and has secured distribution in additional retailers in conjunction with new distribution partners in the Mid-Atlantic region.

E-hydrate Expands C-Store Distribution

E-hydrate hit shelves at Kum & Go this week. The unique single-serve protein pouches are available on clip strips throughout the store.

BevNET Live Winter 2016: Day One Recap

The opening day of BevNET Live 2016 featured a wide array of speakers and presentations that underscored the importance of creating unique, compelling beverage brands that fulfill specific needs, and then working closely with the right retailers to nurture and develop them further.