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Shire City Herbals Hires New VP

Shire City Herbals, makers of the apple cider vinegar-based health tonic Fire Cider, recently announced the hiring of Kimberly Allardyce, a wellness executive with over a decade of experience in the yoga and wellness space as Vice President of Business Development.

Kerry Group Grabs Ganeden

At a presentation to investors yesterday, Kerry Group CEO Edmond Scalon announced that the Irish global nutrition and food conglomerate had acquired Ganeden, an ingredient company focused primarily on gut health and probiotics.

Distribution Roundup: Tio Gazpacho Hits California

Tio Gazpacho continues its expansion with California Whole Foods entry; Bizzy Coffee Shots expected to close year with 500 stores; Teatulia enters Midwest region via grocery channel; ARYA lands nationwide CVS partnership.

CAIF Expands Operations in the Americas

For botanical extracts, fruits & vegetable powders and flavors originating in Latin America, Concentrated Active Ingredients & Flavors (CAIF) works in the distribution and commercialization of raw materials for the dietary supplement, beverage, functional food and sports nutrition industries in countries including Brazil, United States, Germany, Canada, France, South Korea and United Kingdom.

Grant Thornton Taps Robert Allen to Lead Its Food and Beverage Sector

Grant Thornton LLP has named Robert Allen the new Food and Beverage sector leader in its Consumer and Industrial Products industry practice. In this role, Allen will oversee delivery of the firm’s audit, tax and advisory services to food and beverage clients.

Still Austin Whiskey Co. Launches in Texas

Helmed by CEO Chris Seals and distillery co-founders Sal and Joanna Salinas, Andrew and Lisa Braunberg and Cleveland and Carrol Seals, Still Austin Whiskey Co. mills, mashes, ferments, distills, barrels and bottles all of their spirits in-house at the distillery.

GT’s Launches Alive Probiotic Ciders Line

Alive will be available in three varieties, each featuring a blend of adaptogenic mushrooms and apple cider vinegar paired with a different tea: Mate Mint, Guayusa Turmeric and Pu-erh Root. Each will be packaged in a 16 oz. glass bottles and contain 30 calories and 7g of sugar.

Coveteur and Juice Served Here Launch Line of Healthy Juices

Coveteur, the leading destination for directional luxury content taps into the wellness vertical and announces its exclusive partnership with Juice Served Here, the innovative Los Angeles-based juicery that is “Never Conventional.”

Celsius to Debut “Celsius Heat” at NACS

Celsius Holdings, Inc., maker of the leading global fitness drink, Celsius®, today announced that it will debut its new trainer-grade line, Celsius Heat™, to the convenience store channel at the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) Show.