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ToroMatcha Launches Line of Matcha-Based Energy Drinks

Energy drinks reinvented: The Montreal Startup unveils the highly anticipated ToroMatcha drinks in cans. Two ranges of products launched in September; three sparkling drinks and a vegan latte version, which is made with oat milk and infused with nitrogen.

BevNET Magazine Feature: Bubbling to the Top

From shelves to coolers, the fizz is in. But how long before the influx of sparkling water brands begins to bubble over? With a standard formulation of tap water, stock flavors, and carbonation, sparkling water brands are now finding new ways to differentiate in order to stand out from the pack, from functionality to branding to premiumization.

Cutwater Spirits Adds First Tequila to Lineup

For the past two years, Cutwater Spirits master distiller and founder, Yuseff Cherney, has quietly journeyed to Jalisco, Mexico to create the newest spirit to add to the Cutwater portfolio.

Owen’s Craft Mixers Closes $3M Round

New York-based Owen’s Craft Mixers announced today it has closed a $3 million Series A fundraising round led by Levy Family Partners.

Prairie Organic Spirits Launches Organic Navy Strength Gin

As gin continues to show record growth across the globe, rising faster than any other alcohol in the category, Prairie Organic is excited to announce the newest addition to its USDA Certified Organic Spirits line: Navy Strength Gin.

NACS 2019: Yerbae’s Todd Gibson on Tackling the Convenience Channel

In this video recorded at last week’s National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) Show 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia, Yerbae founder and CEO Todd Gibson discusses his brand’s channel strategy, how the clean energy trend is developing in convenience, and why there’s still a long way to go for consumer education on yerba mate drinks.

Elevator Talk: Whole Harmony Makes Plant Medicine Accessible

Stacey Wood founded Whole Harmony with her partner David Soule as a vehicle to educate consumers on the benefits of plant medicine. The pair believes their community focus and authenticity is what sets the brand apart, as they connect with consumers through handcrafted tonics and elixirs using herbs sourced from their farm.

BevNET Magazine Feature: The Shape of Water

While consumer buying habits and nutrition trends are providing healthy tailwinds for the nascent category of kids water, developing a strong identity — to say nothing of building a business around that concept — remains a challenge for all involved, particularly in the face of declining sales for the entire kid-positioned beverage market.

Bardstown Bourbon Company Unveils Three New Bourbons in Collaborative Series

The Bardstown Bourbon Company, 1500 Parkway Drive, will release three new products as part of its Collaborative Series, including two bourbons aged in brandy barrels from Copper & Kings American Brandy Company, as well as a bourbon finished in beer barrels from Goodwood Brewing Company.