Sarah Bird Joins Beyond Broth as CEO; Riff Cold Brewed Hires VP of Business Development; REBBL Names New CMO; CLEAN Cause Appoints VP of Sales; Waterloo Sparkling Brings on New Sales and Marketing Leadership; Distill Ventures Announces New Executive Appointment
In this slideshow gallery, we highlight some of the notable new coffee and tea products from Expo West 2019, including new shelf-stable cold brew lines from Chameleon and High Brew, a nitrogen-infused Thai iced tea with oat milk, and Hiball’s return to the cold brew category.
Bhakti Chai Hires New VP of Sales, Cuts Two Execs; Welch’s Names Bynum as CEO; Humm Kombucha Hires New VP of Marketing; Mark Walen Joins Topa as CEO of Beverage Distribution Group; Distill Ventures Taps New Non-Alc Leader
After highlighting a handful of new drinks in our show preview last week, check out the following gallery for a look at some of the other new and forthcoming innovations we saw at Natural Products Expo East 2018.
A California Superior Court judge has ruled coffee must include a cancer warning; West Virginia Beverage Association weighs in on controversial sugary drink study; Another former Monster Energy employee has stepped forward to report sexual harassment; Bhakti founder Brook Eddy profiled by Inc.
Bhakti, based in Boulder, Colo., markets a variety of ready-to-drink chai teas and tea concentrates that are sold nationwide at natural and conventional retailers such as Whole Foods, Sprouts and Target.
A longtime veteran of the food and beverage industry, Sarah Bird takes the reins from Bhakti founder Brook Eddy, who now serves as chairwoman of the company’s board of directors. Eddy remains “involved in the vision, innovation and culture” of Bhakti, according to the company.
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