Organic erythritol was the bottleneck, but a packaging change and a shift in availability of the sweetener has given way to an across-the-board update to Honest Tea’s line of zero-calorie sodas.
Here’s the latest in distribution news across the beverage industry:
Genius Juice, which markets a ranges of organic coconut-based smoothies, has recently revamped its packaging and updated the formulation for some of its products. The review team's take? Winner, winner...
Overall, we’re not sure how big the market for beet juice will ultimately be, but what Love Beets has created has certainly solidified its place in the nascent category.
For the first time in its nearly 20-year history, Fiji Water has taken to national television to connect with consumers. In what is part of a greater $30 million integrated marketing campaign, the company has created four 15-second spots to promote the brand’s pristine source in Viti Levu.
Watch the Austin conference in its entirety, including a roundup video that features interviews with some of Austin’s newest entrepreneurs and what they thought of the event.
Last month Big Geyser requested a buyout of its contract with Glaceau from Coca-Cola and ever since, there’s been speculation as to which premium water brand the New York distributor would have fill in for Smartwater upon its March 1 departure.
A finalist in BevNET's New Beverage Showdown 8, Molly's Milk Truck markets a line of iced coffee and iced chai drinks. In our review of the coffee products, which are made with cold-brewed coffee and almond milk, we think that the company has the foundation for something that could have broad appeal.
The government’s top nutrition advisory panel pointed to overconsumption of food and beverages with added sugar as one of the major factors thwarting a “healthy dietary pattern” for Americans.
At the recently held Consumer Analyst Group of New York conference, Keurig offered a first glimpse at its highly anticipated cold beverage system.
Zola today announced that, based on sales data from SPINS, it now markets the fourth best-selling coconut water brand in the conventional channel, passing PepsiCo-owned Naked.
Mountain Dew -- or Mtn Dew as it's now branded -- has two new coconut water-enhanced varieties as part of its Kickstart line of energy drinks. Both flavors are formulated with 10 percent juice from white grape juice and coconut water.
As BevNET reported earlier this month, Sambazon, which markets a range of acai-based beverages, gave its yet-to-be-launched “Reduced Sugar” sub-line a makeover. The rebranded “Sambazon 100 Juices,” named for its use of at least 100 acai berries per 10.5 oz. bottle and 100-calorie or less formulation, come in three varieties, two of which are included in our review.
King Coconut's front label calls attention to its use of coconuts that are “hand picked from the island of Sri Lanka” and that its coconut water is “never from concentrate.” For us, that seemed to be an attempt to set the stage for a coconut water that was going to excel in the flavor department.