Entrepreneurs, Gender Diversity, Strategy on Tap at BevNET Live Summer 2018

Change is upon the beverage business: insurgent brands are growing up, retailing and marketing are moving to the cloud, and issues of gender diversity are becoming key influences with regard to purchasing, investing, and brand loyalty. What doesn’t change is that BevNET Live will be the forum in which these important shifts are addressed, both onstage and in person.

SEC Filing: Core Raises $39M In Past Year

Functional beverage company Core Nutrition, LLC has raised almost $39 million in funding over the past 12 months, according to documents filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Review: OWYN Ready-to-Drink Plant-based Protein Drinks

OWYN (short for “only what you need”) is a line of plant-based protein beverages that are offered in both ready to drink and powdered form. The current lineup of ready to drink flavors consists of three SKUs, including Dark Chocolate, Cold Brew Coffee, and Vanilla.

Hear Me Roar: Brand Expands With New Flavors, Marvel Deal

Roar Organic, a four-SKU line of coconut water-based electrolyte infusions, has found room to develop in the white space between traditional isotonic sports drinks and premium functional drinks, such as alkaline water and kombucha.

Wave Soda Washes Across California

Wave’s retail presence is still small, with just over 300 stores in California, but founder Nat Noone's slow approach to growth is a conscious decision influenced by two decades in the beverage industry.

Trimino Goes Hollywood with Screen Time in ‘Super Troopers 2’

It may not be at the concession stands just yet, but protein infused water brand Trimino is coming soon to a theater new you via product placement in several upcoming films, including the upcoming sequel to the cult comedy Super Troopers.

True Fresh and NutriFresh Partner For Bicoastal HPP Business

The joint partnership between Buena Park, Calif.-based True Fresh and Edison, N.J.-based NutriFresh, announced last week, will make the combined entity the largest HPP tolling enterprise in North America, according to a press release.

La Colombe Exploring Capital Raise

La Colombe, a premium coffee manufacturer and retailer, has retained the services of Boston-based investment bank Moelis & Company to explore a capital raise at a valuation of over $1 billion.

Review: Better Booch Adds Cans

Better Booch is a Los Angeles-based brand of kombucha that has been around for a couple of years and, prior to the recent introduction of these products, had been offered exclusively in glass bottled.