BevNET Live: La Colombe Co-Founder Todd Carmichael on Leveraging Innovation

In a discussion at BevNET Live Summer 2016, Carmichael will speak about how La Colombe, a retailer and roaster often lauded by as one of the foremost innovators in the coffee business, plans to leverage its skill in brewing and blending to introduce the brand and a new line of packaged coffee beverages to a broad set of consumers.

Keurig Discontinues KOLD System

Company spokesperson Suzanne DuLong also revealed that the Keurig Green Mountain is laying off 130 employees, the majority of which worked on Kold manufacturing and support teams.

Review: Nothing But Real

Launched last month, Nothing But Real is a company that was founded with the mission of creating healthy snack products without artificial ingredients. Its first product is a beverage, Oat, Chocolate & Protein.

Caribou Coffee Launches Line of RTD Iced Coffees

The Minneapolis-based coffeehouse chain announced its move into the fast-growing RTD coffee category, launching with 14 oz. single-serve and 32 oz. multi-serve bottles.

BevNET Live: Joining the Food Revolution with Shen Tong & Food Future

Through Food Future, Mr. Shen is investing in, advising and supporting socially progressive food and beverage companies in ways that can amplify a variety of facets of conscious branding. Presenting at BevNET Live, the highly successful entrepreneur and activist will outline the methods and purpose propelling him to form Food Future as an incubation vehicle.

Review: Madrinas Cold Brew Coffee

Madrinas Cold Brew is made by Madrinas Brands, whose Horchata and Cafe con Leche were the subject of a review back in 2011, is a line of ready-to-drink Fair Trade cold brew coffees. Currently available in two flavors, Cold Brew Black and Cold Brew + Milk, the products are packaged in 15 oz. cans.

BevNET Podcast Ep. 8: How to Win the New Beverage Showdown

In this podcast, we look back at previous editions of BevNET's New Beverage Showdown and identify key attributes of successful presentations and commonalities among winners. We also discuss where some brands stumbled and things to avoid while under the spotlight.