Elevator Talk

Elevator Talk showcases up-and-coming food and beverage brands to the industry, giving founders a chance to put their brand in the spotlight and share their story. Meet the founders behind the hottest brands hitting the market and hear their plans to stand out on shelves.

Each episode features a group of brand leaders, the host, and an industry expert, who asks follow-up questions and provides feedback for each entrepreneur.

Retailers, investors, distributors, suppliers, service providers and fellow brands can tune into the live feed on the BevNET and NOSH homepages as well as on the BevNET LinkedIn and NOSH LinkedIn pages on Wednesdays at 3pm ET.

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Watch previous episodes on our Elevator Talk video playlist.

Elevator Talk: W*nder, La Di Da, M Kombucha

This episode of Elevator Talk features leaders from Read the Ingredients, W*nder, La Di Da, M Kombucha and Down to Cook Foods. This week's special co-host is Daina Trout, the co-founder and CEO of Health-Ade Kombucha.

Elevator Talk Livestream Round 18: Quokka Brew, 3 Mountains Tea

The eighteenth round of Elevator Talk Livestream features leaders from Quokka Brew, RIND Snacks, 3 Mountains Tea, Good Dees and Paleo Pro. This week's special co-host is Trent Moffat, the owner of Gotham Brand Managers.

Elevator Talk Livestream Round 17: SOUND, Aura Bora, Fruitbelt

The seventeenth round of Elevator Talk Livestream features leaders from SOUND, Aura Bora, Fruitbelt, ReGrained and ENOF. This week's special co-host is Jennifer Palmer, CEO of Gerber Finance, who will share her thoughts, questions and feedback with the participants.

Elevator Talk Livestream Round 15: Black Rifle Coffee, Minna, JAJA

The fifteenth round of Elevator Talk Livestream features leaders from Safe + Fair, BRITE Bites, Black Rifle Coffee, Minna and JAJA. This week's special co-host is Kari Pedriana, Co-Founder & CEO of Green Spoon, who will share her thoughts, questions and feedback with the participants.

Elevator Talk: Vervet Brings Bartender-Crafted Canned Cocktails to Los Angeles

Tuan Lee is the co-founder & CEO of Vervet, a startup offering bartender-crafted canned cocktails featuring house-made bitters, fresh produce from California farms and spirits developed in partnership with Ventura Spirits distillery. Using recipes from co-founder and veteran bartender Hope Ewing, the brand delivers modern riffs on classic cocktails.

Elevator Talk: Acid League Plans Launch of Vinegar-Based Platform Brand

Allan Mai is the co-founder of Acid League, a startup led by food scientists building a platform brand around their house-crafted, functional vinegars. The company begins by fermenting fruits and vegetables, then experiments with various recipes and product types including shrubs, cooking vinegars and condiments.