Press Clips: PepsiCo to Achieve 100% Renewable Electricity at U.S. Operations

PepsiCo is on track to achieve 100% renewable electricity for its direct U.S. operations this year as part of the company’s push to cut its global emissions by 20%, Fast Company reported last week. The company’s U.S. manufacturing sites comprise half of its global electricity consumption.

The Macallan Announces Limited Edition Lunar New Year Gift Set

The Macallan has revealed a stunning new limited-edition gift set for the Double Cask 12 Years Old to celebrate the forthcoming Lunar New Year. Now in its third year, the Year of the Rat package joins the annual series to commemorate the zodiac on the Chinese calendar.

LGND Inc. Announces Launch of LGND Original and LGND Silk

LGND Inc. announces the launch of the new LGND Original and LGND Silk following a successful test batch. The two natural products are infused with nootropics, ingredients shown to be good for brain health and cognitive function.

Firestone & Robertson Distilling Co. Releases Founder’s Select TX Bourbon

Firestone & Robertson Distilling Co. is proud to release TX Bourbon Founder’s Select on January 30, 2020 sold exclusively at Whiskey Ranch in Fort Worth, Texas. Leonard Firestone & Troy Robertson, founders of the Fort-Worth based brand, have each hand selected a barrel of TX Bourbon Single Barrel boasting unique flavor profiles and characteristics.

Elevator Talk: Dr. Scobii’s Water Kefir Features Unique Superfood Ingredients

Kat Friis is the Founder and CMO of Dr. Scobii, an upstart water kefir company that aims to make gut health more accessible to everyday consumers. The company recognized white space in the market for a better tasting probiotic beverage that would appeal to people beyond kombucha drinkers.

Skunk Brothers Spirits Launches Crowd-Fund Campaign to Fund Future Growth

Skunk Brothers Distillery is a grain to glass distillery run by a family of disabled military veterans. Located in scenic Washington State’s Columbia Gorge, they specialize in high-quality handcrafted spirits. Using old school formulas and techniques combined with new technology, they distill high-quality whiskeys and other spirits.

Cann Secures $5M Seed Investment

Cannabis-infused “social elixir” Cann has closed a $5 million seed round of financing led by Imaginary and JM10 Partners, the company announced yesterday. Navy Capital, Global Founders Capital and Cresco Capital also participated in this round, as did undisclosed “key strategic investors,” according to a press release.

Latitude Beverage Announces the Debut of Wheel Horse Rye Whiskey

Latitude Beverage, the company behind leading wine brand 90+ Cellars, is expanding its independently bottled spirits portfolio with the launch of Wheel Horse Rye. The whiskey was produced at O.Z. Tyler, a historic distillery in Owensboro, Kentucky, the site of one of the state's original permitted distilleries and a stop on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail.

Ogden’s Own Finalizes Deal to Expand with Lee’s Liquors

Ogden’s Own, an award-winning leading distiller of craft spirits, today announces a new deal to expand retail availability with Lee’s Liquors in 22 Nevada locations, with a special emphasis on the Las Vegas market. Ogden’s Own is the largest independently owned distillery in the state of Utah, achieving massive regional popularity over the last decade.

Tama Tea Partners With UNFI to Expand on East Coast

North Carolina-based sparkling tea maker Tama Tea has partnered with national distributor, UNFI, at the mark of the new year to expand across the east coast adding retailers, college campuses and restaurant chains.

Shaka Tea Now Non-GMO Verified, Debuts New Labels

Shaka Tea is now project non-GMO verified and debuted refreshed branding, including new labels at the Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco taking place January 19-21.

Taste Radio Ep. 197: The ‘Cautiously Optimistic’ Strategy That Guides This Protein Powerhouse

Andrew Abraham, founder and CEO of Orgain, discussed the creation and early development of the pioneering protein brand, the importance of building a sustainable business infrastructure and how maintaining a positive and steadfast belief in the company’s mission and a focus on meaningful innovation have been key to its success. This episode is presented by Flavorman, the beverage architects.