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Better Juice Announces Scaling Plans with Pilot Plant

Rehovot, Israel – Better Juice, Ltd., the first foodTech startup to develop innovative technology to reduce all types of sugars in orange juice, announces its patent-pending technology is now scaling…

Tom First Returns to Startup Mode with Culture Pop Probiotic Soda

Having spent the last decade investing in food and beverage brands through venture capital firms, Tom First is once again building a product and brand from the ground up with Culture Pop, a new probiotic soda that launched online and in select retailers this summer.

SprintToSuccess S1E1: Meet Superfrau

We’re excited to present episode one of SprintToSuccess, a video series focused on demystifying the branding process for entrepreneurs with an entrepreneur! In this first episode, we hit the ground running—you’ll meet our selected entrepreneur, Melissa Martinelli, who rose to the top from a pool of 106 applicants.

How #StopHateForProfit Could Impact Small Brands

A number of major food and beverage companies have joined the #StopHateForProfit initiative, a campaign urging companies to suspend advertising on Facebook throughout July in an effort to pressure the social media platform to address misinformation and hateful content on its sites.

Office Hours: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace

BevNET and NOSH’s weekly live call-in show, Office Hours, returns Tuesday, July 14 at 3 p.m. ET. BevNET managing editor Martin Caballero will be joined by Alisa Williams, Partner at VMG, and Matt Thomas, founder and CEO of Brew Dr. Kombucha, for a discussion exploring the roles that CPG entrepreneurs and brand leaders can play in supporting a more diverse, equitable and inclusive industry.

Distillery 291 Releases 291 “E-Batch” #7 Colorado Whiskey

Continuing to push the limits of whiskey production, Distillery 291’s newest 291 E Batch #7, “Experimental Whiskey,” is now available for purchase at the Colorado Springs tasting room (1647 S Tejon St, Colorado Springs, CO), as well as a very limited release within the Colorado market.

Ripple Vodka Launches Indiegogo Campaign

New Jersey-based RIPPLE VODKA has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo July 2nd as a means of becoming the world’s most environmentally-oriented and socially conscious vodka brand. It is seeking to raise $48,000 from the crowdfund. 

Freeland Spirits Now Available in Illinois, Florida, and New York

Freeland Spirits announces distribution in Illinois, Florida, and New York through new relationships with online retailer Spirit Hub in Illinois (with H2Vino in the distributor role) and online distributor LibDib in Florida and New York. Freeland is Oregon’s only craft distillery owned and operated by women. 

High Brew Charts New Course With Packaging Revamp

The business is much more complex than when David Smith founded High Brew in a moment of inspiration while on a sailing trip with his family. But the brand is returning to its core elements once again to find a new visual identity aimed at organizing its growing product portfolio and standing out in an increasingly crowded coffee set.

ShineWater Expands Distribution With Publix

ShineWater, one of the country’s fastest-growing physician-developed brands, is riding the wave of rapid growth and success with Publix in the Southeast United States.