In this clip from day one of BevNET Live Winter 2018 held in Santa Monica, Calif. on Dec. 3, Dave discusses his roots as a young beverage entrepreneur, how GT’s seasonal kombuchas offer the opportunity to “transcend the bottle and tell a story,” and how its newest product — Dream Catcher, a cannabidiol (CBD) infused water that adds a new functional dimension to its portfolio — fits into the company’s mission to inspire and excite through health and wellness.
Entrepreneurship is a journey, and the speakers on stage during the first day of BevNET Live Winter 2018 shared their personal stories of traversing the beverage industry. Speaking today in Santa Monica, Calif., industry leaders from emerging and established companies shared their insights into building a thriving beverage business in the current landscape.
Amazon increases minimum wage for all its workers to $15 per hour; Bloomberg article questions whether kombucha can make it big or not; Canadian cannabis provider CannTrust exploring beverage opportunities; Dirty Lemon opens storefront.
In this week’s episode we’re joined by two groundbreaking entrepreneurs and beverage innovators: Rhonda Kallman, the co-founder of Samuel Adams and Boston Harbor Distillery and Califia Farms co-founder and CEO Greg Steltenpohl.
Brands big and small are now finding emerging subcultures to build their beds in. From startup recovery drinks crafting an identity around cult fitness brands to big soda companies focusing in on the emerging gaming community.
Bayside Distributors, which currently services around 1,100 accounts in Massachusetts and Rhode Island with a focus on independent gourmet, natural and specialty stores, has followed the pivot in food and beverage towards trends like clean label, plant-based and reduced sugar.