Purpose Tea launches in Albertson’s and Market Street stores; Humblemaker partners with Los Angeles Distributing Company; Soylent goes wide in California 7-Eleven stores; Sunniva Super Coffee grows presence in grocery
Soylent founder and CEO Rob Rhinehart stepped down today, announcing in a blog post that it was time to “pass the reins” to a leader with more management and beverage industry experience. He will remain on the company’s board of directors as executive chairman and is the largest shareholder.
Patrice Radden leaves her influential post at Red Bull to join Califia Farms as VP of Communications; Soylent announces two new executive positions including former DRY Soda EVP Melody Conner; Disruptive water cooler maker Lavit adds Amy's Kitchen president to its Board.
Soylent co-founder and chief technology officer John Coogan has left the company to pursue independent consulting; Long Island Iced Tea Corp. brings on Rob Stefanizzi; Shawn Sugarman leaves Moon Juice; Sidney Horn joins Halen Brands
After several months teasing that the brand would soon be available in retail outlets, Soylent today announced that it will be making its brick-and-mortar debut this month at 18 7-Eleven locations in Greater Los Angeles.