Though convenience store traffic has dipped in 2017, you couldn’t tell from looking around the packed floor at this year’s National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) show last week in Chicago. Exhibitors from across the spectrum of food and beverage took over two halls of the McCormick Place for three days, showcasing a range of new products and innovations that will be rolling out to c-store coolers over the next year.
Natural product brands and manufacturers of all sizes and types came from across the country to Baltimore, Md., last week for Natural Products Expo East 2017. From subtle product updates to category-disrupting innovations, this year’s expo, held Sept. 13-16 at the Baltimore Convention Center, gave attendees a chance to see and experience the latest developments in beverage firsthand
During an interview at BevNET Live Summer 2017 in New York, KeVita founder and former CEO Bill Moses spoke at length about his experiences starting, growing and selling the company in his first interview since it was acquired by PepsiCo for around $230 million last November.
Zoe Leavitt, Retail & Food Technology Analyst at CB Insights, led the online presentation, which explored recent investments, current trends and forward-thinking innovations in the food and beverage industries.
A recent study of sugar content in kombucha, funded by KeVita, completed by NaturPro Scientific, and shared with the media, reported that products from five out of eight manufacturers tested contained higher levels of sugar that reported on labels.
In the fast-paced, musical chairs-like comings and goings of the beverage industry, the departure of one leader makes way for the arrival of the next. Such is the case with KeVita, who recently announced the addition of two new members to its executive team.
The foundation of KeVita’s Cleansing Probiotic Tonic line is a high dose of apple cider vinegar (30g). “Fermented and vinegar-based drinks are on the rise, so we wanted to provide consumers with a bold, powerful taste that is highly functional but distinctly different from the light and refreshing taste of KeVita’s Sparkling Probiotic Drinks”, said KeVita CEO Bill Moses.
VENTURA COUNTY, Calif., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Continuing to grow its family of delicious, functional beverages,KeVita® Sparkling Probiotic Drink, recently named one of the 25 Most Innovative Consumer and Retail Brands by Forbes, is proud to announce the launch of three new flavors: Blueberry Cherry, Tangerine, and Hibiscus Berry Daily Cleanse™.
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