Address
8100 SW Tenth Street
Suite 4000
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33324
Phone
(888) 462-2349
Web Site
http://www.nationalbeverage.com
Email
Last Updated
1/21/2016
   

Categories

Beverage Companies: USA , Beverage Companies: USA

Brands

Voodoo Rain (Discontinued)
Rip It Energy Fuel
Double Hit Maximum Energy (Discontinued)
Freek Evil Energy Drink (Discontinued)
Envitamin
Sundance
LaCroix Curate
LaCroix

Capabilities

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Description

As the fourth largest branded soft-drink company in the U.S., National Beverage Corp. (NASDAQ: FIZZ) proudly refreshes America. Innovation is the essential ingredient in the flavorful variety of beverages lovingly invented and created by National Beverage – including such iconic favorites as Shasta® and Faygo® soft drinks, Everfresh juices®, LaCroix® sparkling waters and Rip It® energy drinks. Headquartered in Ft. Lauderdale, National Beverage produces its brands in 12 manufacturing facilities strategically located in major metropolitan markets throughout the United States.

Fun, Flavor and Vitality . . . the National Beverage Way! www.nationalbeverage.com

Company News

Extra! Hudson News Distributors Adds Beverages, Snacks

For decades Hudson News Distributors has been one of the leaders in the magazine and book direct store distribution network, servicing more than 15,000 retail stores in the Northeast U.S. But this year, the company has decided to “wet” its palate, adding a CPG beverage leg that counts LaCroix, Nestle Waters, and now Hint in its growing portfolio.

LaCroix Rising, But For How Long?

According to several industry analysts who shared their insights with BevNET for this story, while the company should continue to enjoy LaCroix’s outsized success in the short-term, issues on the horizon could present National Beverage with serious challenges in the future.

Press Clips: Coke Offers $1M for Sweetener Innovations

Coca-Cola offers $1 million for new artificial sweetener innovations; Soda tax thwacks Chicago's suburbs; Will Smith plugs JUST Water on James Corden's "Carpool Karaoke"; NPR takes a look at the rise of seltzer; Bai seeks a more mature brand image.

Washington Post: Seltzer is “Cooler than Coke”

Singled out as symbols of the category’s development are fast-growing LaCroix Sparkling Water, a product of National Beverage Corp. and Sparkling Ice, owned by Talking Rain.

Download BevNET’s 2014 Natural Products Expo East Show Planner

Natural Products Expo East, one of the leading venues to see and sample all-natural and organic products, will open this week at the Baltimore Convention Center. For attendees of the event, we've created a printable show planner that includes a comprehensive list of beverage exhibitors at the event, listed both alphabetically and by booth number. Download yours now!

LaCroix Named ‘National Vendor of the Year’ by Lamb’s Markets

Selected unanimously by Lamb’s store managers and support staff, LaCroix’s clean nutritionals and twelve naturally refreshing flavors confirm Lamb’s confidence in LaCroix’s relevance and success in the natural foods channel.

Lacroix Lands NYC Distribution via ITO EN, Adds New 12 oz. Slim Cans

National Beverage has announced a new partnership with premium tea company ITO EN to distribute the company’s Lacroix Sparkling Water brand throughout New York City. ITO EN, which markets and range of loose leaf and ready to drink tea products including Teas’ Tea and Oi Ocha, has begun distributing Lacroix’ products from its company-owned DSD house, which services 3,000 accounts in New York’s five boroughs.

National Beverage Corp. Continues Shareholder Accruement

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — National Beverage Corp. announced today that it closed a private placement with a Management Group that includes a trust previously established by its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Nick A. Caporella. National Beverage sold 400,000 shares of Special Series D Preferred Stock to the Management Group for an aggregate purchase price of $20 million.

This sale is part of the program …

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