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.
In the first of BevNET's multi-part recap of the major beverage category trends, new products and news from Natural Products Expo West 2019, we examine how dairy producers are rallying around grass-fed products, the rise of collagen-infused drinks, and how coffee brands are building around plant-based milks.
KonaRed, maker of premium Hawaiian coffee products, will be exhibiting at this year’s Natural Products Expo West in Hall E, booth #4948. In addition to sampling its award-winning cold brew coffees, attendees will have the opportunity to meet and take photos with Sam Darnold, the company’s long-time brand ambassador.
KonaRed, maker of premium Hawaiian coffee products, has achieved significant retail growth across the US for its line of ready-to-drink (RTD) cold brew coffee, and has announced several new product lines Having launched the original line of cold brew coffees in 2016, Kona Red has since secured shelf space with more than 4,000 retailer doors across grocery, natural, drug and convenience channels.
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Speaking with BevNET at Natural Products Expo West 2018 last week, KonaRed CEO Kyle Redfield explained that, by integrating antioxidant-rich coffee fruit juice into its expanding family of RTD cold brew coffees, the company is seeking to create a health halo around the ingredient similar to pomegranate and açaí.
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.
Hawaiian coffee company KonaRed has closed a “significant capital raise” from venture capital fund Venice Brands, which will be directed towards supporting sales, marketing and distribution of the brand’s range of coffee products.
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