The Flow: BevNET Live Review Panel; Icelandic Glacial Financing


  • The BevNET Live agenda has been updated, including new live review panel additions Lance Collins, the Founder of Fuze Beverages, Matt Hughes, a director with Coca-Cola’s Venturing and Emerging Brands Unit, and Danny Stepper, a partner with L.A. Libations, on the Live Review panel. Link
  • Icelandic Glacial revealed that investors were primarily friends and family, and that its recently acquired $8 million in financing would be used for increased US business and expansion into Chinese markets. Link


  • Naked Juice has started using its reNEWabottle – made with consumer recycled plastic – for its 10 oz., 15.2 oz., and 64 oz. juice and juice smoothies. Link
  • EBOOST has launched its Super Berry Liquid Shot and it will be available nationwide at retailers including Bed, Bath & Beyond, C.O. Bigelow, Duane Reade, Equinox Gyms, Nordstrom eBar, Finish Line and Exhale Spa. Link


  • Attitude Drinks has signed a distribution agreement with Sand Dollar Distributors, which will distribute chocolate and vanilla Phase II across Florida. Link


  • South Carolina NBC Channel WYFF 4 recently profiled drank as it had increased distribution to the state. The team looked at the beverage's effects and asked local students to participate in a blind tasting. Link
  • The Atlanta Journal Constitution revealed that Coca-Cola is planning to introduce new flavors of Fuze and two more of its Gold Peak teas for on-premise accounts. Fuze will be available in raspberry and unsweetened green tea as of December, and Gold Peak in green tea and tropical will appear early next year. Link
  • Seth Goldman of Honest Tea recently spoke at the Conference Board in New York about the company's evolution, according to MediaPost. Link


  • Dr Pepper Snapple Group has partnered with The Houston Rockets and Clutch City Sports & Entertainment and will receive pouring rights, in-market and in-game promotions, hospitality, as well as media opportunities. Dr Pepper, Diet Dr Pepper, 7UP, A&W Root Beer, Sunkist, Snapple Tea and other DPS products will be sold at arena concession stands. Link
  • Langlade Springs has launched a new website, that features expanded product information, links and contacts. Link


  • Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated has announced its third quarter consolidated reports and has revealed earnings of $15.5 million and net sales of $395.4 million for the quarter. Link
  • For the 3rd quarter of 2010, Celsius has revealed that it took in $1.8 million in revenue for the quarter. This marked a 32 percent increase over revenue from last year. Additionally, the Company recorded a net loss of $5.0 million for the 2010 quarter, which can be compared to $2.7 million for the same period last year. Link
  • GLG has reported its third quarter financials and revealed a 41 percent increase in revenue from this time last year at $21 million. The overall growth was driven primarily by new distribution contracts signed in 2010 and overall market growth for stevia sales. Link


  • DSM has again achieved the one position in the chemical industry of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. Link
  • Plastics News reported on a recent Pack Expo panel and found that experts believed that sustainability in packaging will remain a dominant industry trend. Link
  • A recent study commissioned by Marbach Werkzeugbau GmbH found that rigid plastics continue to be viewed as a highly favorable option over traditional materials and will enjoy strong growth over the next five years. Link


  • Coca-Cola Hellenic Greece was recognized for its "Outstanding and sustainable contribution to international water stewardship" at the 2010 Water Innovation Awards, held during the Global Bottled Water Congress, in Gleneagles, Scotland. Link