Review: Ripple Nutrition Protein Shakes

Key ingredients in Ripple's new Nutrition Protein Shakes include 20 grams of “Rippletein,” which is made from pea protein, and a blend of sugar and monk fruit to sweeten the drinks.

Joyride Sells Minority Stake to Continental Grain Company

Family-owned investment firm Continental Grain Company (CGC) has taken a minority stake in Joyride Coffee Distributors for an undisclosed sum, the first outside investment for the keg distribution house.

Verve Enters RTD Stakes With ‘Flash Brew’ Coffee

Rather than steeping coffee in cold water like a traditional cold brew, Verve creates its "flash brew" RTD with a blend of Peruvian and Ethiopian coffee brewed hot in an oxygen-free environment before being flash-chilled and infused with nitrogen.

Walmart, Spindrift to Speak at BevNET Live in Just 30 Days

We are excited to announce that the world’s largest retailer -- and also one of the world’s fastest-growing sparkling water brands -- will be taking the BevNET Live stage in just 30 days. Hundreds of beverage entrepreneurs and professionals are expected to gather in Santa Monica, CA for BevNET Live Winter 2018 on December 3rd and 4th.

Review: Recess Flavored Sparkling Water with CBD

Recess is an upstart line of fruit flavored sparkling water beverages infused with hemp extract. The brand features refreshing flavors, slick packaging, and one of today’s trendiest ingredients: cannabidiol, or CBD.

Dirty Lemon Discontinues Sales and Production of CBD Elixir

Functional beverage brand Dirty Lemon announced today that it will discontinue sales of its cannabidiol (CBD) infused SKU, +cbd, until the regulatory framework around hemp-derived CBD is clarified on a federal and state level.

Villager Goods Launches ‘Little Villager’ Kids Line

San Diego-based beverage company Villager Goods is setting its sights on the kids market with Little Villager, a new line of low-sugar and organic beverages which launched in nearly 300 Target locations across the country last month.

NutriFresh Shifting Focus Away from Juice Co-Packing

Pivoting to embrace its growing e-commerce and high-pressure processing (HPP) business, Nutrifresh has shut down in-house juice manufacturing operations at its Edison, N.J.-based production facility.

Vive Organic Closes $7M Round Led by PowerPlant Ventures

Vive Organic has closed a $7 million Series A funding round led by PowerPlant Ventures, as the cold-pressed juice shot maker looks to continue building out its staff while expanding distribution.

Gallery: October’s New Product Launches

With the major trade shows of the year behind us, October’s new product launches saw emerging brands announce line extensions while new companies debuted innovative and on-trend products such as meal replacements and cannabidiol (CBD) infused drinks.

Elevator Talk: Boston Chai Party Brings Authentic Indian Chai to America

Vishal Tharpar, the CEO and co-founder of Boston Chai Party, is on a mission to bring authentic Indian chai to U.S. consumers. Tharpar states they have made over 150,000 cups of chai to perfect their recipe, which highlights notes of cardamom, fennel and black pepper.