Review: Nomad Trading Co. Cascara

Nomad Trading Co. is a new line of cascara beverages that is available in three flavors, Original, Hibiscus, and Cascara + Lemonade (which we did not get to try).

Post-Juice Served Here, Alex Matthews Joins Forager Project as CMO

Following the closure of cold pressed juice company Juice Served Here, co-founder and former CEO Alex Matthews now tasked with the job of evolving the visual identity for Forager Project as the plant-based food and beverage brand’s new chief marketing officer.

SPINS Trend Report Highlights Functionality, Plant-Based Proteins

In a webinar last week, market research group SPINS shared its 2018 food and beverage trend predictions, which included a rise in new speciality ingredients, an evolution of consumers’ diet preferences and a greater emphasis placed on packaging.

PepsiCo Launches Bubly Sparkling Water

Earlier today, the CPG giant officially announced the launch of Bubly, an eight-SKU line of fruit-flavored sparkling water in 12 oz. cans that will debut at retail this month.

Review: Sip City Switchel

Sip City, which hails from Washington, D.C., is positioning its switchel as “nature’s sports drink & cocktail mixer” and has launched with three flavors.

KonaRed Partners with L.A. Libations

The Santa Monica, Calif.-based beverage incubator announced last week a strategic partnership with coffee maker KonaRed to give the brand the weight in the market it needs to grow in an increasingly-crowded category.

Winter Fancy Food Show 2018 Video: Savoring California

Savor California, an online showcase for gourmet food and beverage brands based in the Golden State, was once again represented at the annual Winter Fancy Food Show, In the following video, we spoke with beverage entrepreneurs affiliated with Savor California about why the state plays an important role for incubating emerging trends and concepts and how the organization supports their brands.

Wandering Bear Coffee Raises $8M

In an interview with BevNET, Wandering Bear co-founder Matt Bachmann declined to identify who led the round, citing an agreement not to publicly disclose the other party.