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L.A. Libations Partners With ARYA, a Maker of Curcumin Drinks

Coca-Cola-backed incubator L.A. Libations has partnered with ARYA, a maker of enhanced beverages and snacks infused with curcumin, the bioactive component in turmeric, to help expand the brand’s retail footprint. The deal arrives just a few months after the launch of ARYA, which recently introduced a brand revamp and a new sparkling water line developed in conjunction with L.A. Libations.

DRY Sparkling Expands Distribution In Multiple Channels

According to most recent 52-week SPINS data, DRY Sparkling continues to rank among the top brands in growth and growth contribution in the Craft Soda/Sparkling beverage category across traditional, natural and specialty retail channels.

Juicero Slashes Price Ahead of Schedule

Speaking with BevNET, Juicero CEO Jeff Dunn said the decision was a partly the result of a successful Black Friday/Cyber Monday promotion; upon lowering the price to $399, the company doubled its user base in one day.

Union Horse Distilling Company Reintroduces Barrel Strength Reunion Rye Whiskey

Highly anticipated since the conclusion of its original run, Union Horse Distilling Company today announced the re-release of its Barrel Strength Reunion Rye Whiskey. Previously offered as a limited release in 2014, the new Barrel Strength Reunion Rye Whiskey will now be included as one of the distillery’s primary offerings.

Viachem Receives Patent for Coffee SavR Flavor Preserver

Viachem LLC has received a patent (#9,480,268) for its new product, Coffee SavR. Coffee SavR keeps coffee fresh tasting for longer than 90 minutes, even when kept on a burner or in a heated dispenser.

Cold Valley Farms Aims to Revolutionize Cold Pressed Ingredient Sourcing

Cold Valley Farms, LLC is a “new to market”, bulk, cold-pressed vegetable juice and puree Ingredient Company. The company utilizes a process that incorporates the industry’s most advanced technologies in order to provide customers with superior flavor while retaining its natural, vibrant color.

Old Orchard Brands Offer Give Away of Truckloads of Juice

The year 2017 marks the 20th anniversary of Old Orchard’s bottled juice business, which has grown to become one of the leading shelf-stable juice brands in the country. To celebrate, Old Orchard will be giving away two free truckloads of juice – one truckload to its fans, and one truckload donated to local food pantries.

Bob Nakasone Joins First Beverage Ventures

Following the departures of Nantucket Nectars co-founder Tom First and former Glaceau executive Jason Camillos last year, the firm’s fund, First Beverage Ventures, has brought on a pair of investment professionals and a seasoned industry operator to manage its investment portfolio.