Elevator Talk

Elevator Talk, presented by BevNET and NOSH, 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.

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Videos

Elevator Talk Episode 42: Popcorn Powder, New Wave Foods, Actual Veggies, The Baconer, Blenders & Bowls 00:59:33

Elevator Talk Episode 42: Popcorn Powder, New Wave Foods, Actual Veggies, The Baconer, Blenders & Bowls

Sep 15, 2021 at 1:32 PM
Episode 42 features leaders from Popcorn Powder, New Wave Foods, Actual Veggies, The Baconer, and Blenders & Bowls. Our co-host is CPG sales and distribution coach Sandra Velasquez.

Elevator Talk Episode 41: Be Gud Beverages, Blind Tiger, For Bitter For Worse, Pivot Coldbrew and URBL 01:01:55

Elevator Talk Episode 41: Be Gud Beverages, Blind Tiger, For Bitter For Worse, Pivot Coldbrew and URBL

Aug 25, 2021 at 5:22 PM
Episode 41 features leaders from Be Gud Beverages, Blind Tiger, For Bitter For Worse, Pivot Coldbrew and URBL. Our co-host is Nick Mindel, a partner with Amberstone Ventures.

Elevator Talk Episode 40: Undressed Snacks, Sorate, The After Bar, Yishi, Lovely Day Bars 01:02:10

Elevator Talk Episode 40: Undressed Snacks, Sorate, The After Bar, Yishi, Lovely Day Bars

Aug 11, 2021 at 12:48 PM
Episode 40 features leaders from Undressed Snacks, Sorate, The After Bar, Yishi and Lovely Day Bars. Our co-host is Greg Fleishman, a better-for-you CPG, founder, operator and investor.

Elevator Talk Episode 39: NADI, Chiki Chiki Boom Boom, AMARUMAYU, Royal Leaf and Happy Being 01:03:20

Elevator Talk Episode 39: NADI, Chiki Chiki Boom Boom, AMARUMAYU, Royal Leaf and Happy Being

Jul 28, 2021 at 1:39 PM
Episode 39 features founders from five beverage brands who receive feedback and advice from Czar Daniolco, the co-founder of Hi-Touch Distribution.

Elevator Talk Episode 38: Rowdy Bars, Brave Good Kind, Revolution Gelato, Nostalgia Coffee Roasters and Jackalope Energy 01:02:07

Elevator Talk Episode 38: Rowdy Bars, Brave Good Kind, Revolution Gelato, Nostalgia Coffee Roasters and Jackalope Energy

Jul 13, 2021 at 10:07 PM
Episode 38 features leaders from Rowdy Bars, Brave Good Kind, Revolution Gelato, Nostalgia Coffee Roasters & Jackalope Energy. Our co-host is Wade Yenny, the director of grocery for Jimbo's Naturally.

Elevator Talk Ep. 37: Aurora Elixirs, a|dash, Yerbuzz, Explorer, and Spirity Cocktails 01:01:08

Elevator Talk Ep. 37: Aurora Elixirs, a|dash, Yerbuzz, Explorer, and Spirity Cocktails

May 26, 2021 at 2:16 PM
In this episode we hear from emerging beverage brands: Aurora Elixirs, a|dash, Yerbuzz, Explorer, and Spirity Cocktails.

Elevator Talk EP. 36: Chia Smash, Honey Child Artisan Pops, Zesty Kitchen, OMG...It's Gluten Free, and Seagreen  01:02:20

Elevator Talk EP. 36: Chia Smash, Honey Child Artisan Pops, Zesty Kitchen, OMG...It's Gluten Free, and Seagreen

May 12, 2021 at 2:28 PM
Episode 36 of Elevator Talk features leaders from Chia Smash, Honey Child, Artisan Pops, Zesty Kitchen, OMG…It’s Gluten Free! and Seagreen.

Elevator Talk Ep. 35: Nesis Tea, Shimmerwood Beverages, Reneva Collagen Drink, Wet Hydration, and Prism Beverages   01:01:01

Elevator Talk Ep. 35: Nesis Tea, Shimmerwood Beverages, Reneva Collagen Drink, Wet Hydration, and Prism Beverages

Apr 21, 2021 at 2:08 PM
In this episode of Elevator Talk we hear from emerging brands: Nesis Tea, Shimmerwood Beverages, Reneva Collagen Drink, Wet Hydration, and Prism Beverages as they provide recent news and updates.

 Elevator Talk Episode 34: Emerging Food Brands 01:00:08

Elevator Talk Episode 34: Emerging Food Brands

Apr 7, 2021 at 1:23 PM
In this episode of Elevator Talk, we hear from emerging food brands, Raised Real, Blake's Seed-Based, Obvi, Brewers Crackers, and Better Than Good Foods.


Elevator Talk Ep. 32: Sweet Amsterdam, Lady Bird Provisions, Patterbar, Kanda Chocolates, Singing Pastures 01:04:10

Elevator Talk Ep. 32: Sweet Amsterdam, Lady Bird Provisions, Patterbar, Kanda Chocolates, Singing Pastures

Mar 10, 2021 at 2:27 PM
This week’s special co-host is Mike Fada, the Founder of Manitoba Harvest.

Elevator Talk Episode 31: Husky Beverages, Mortal Kombucha, Diva's Drink, NOCA, and BOMANI Cold Buzz 01:03:55

Elevator Talk Episode 31: Husky Beverages, Mortal Kombucha, Diva's Drink, NOCA, and BOMANI Cold Buzz

Feb 24, 2021 at 12:36 PM
This episode of Elevator Talk features leaders from Husky Beverages, Mortal Kombucha, Diva’s Drink, NOCA and Bomani. Joining us as our special co-host for this week is Patrick Schwarzenegger.

Elevator Talk Episode 30: PREVAIL Jerky, Imlak'esh Organics, Sunnie, and ELAVI 00:47:30

Elevator Talk Episode 30: PREVAIL Jerky, Imlak'esh Organics, Sunnie, and ELAVI

Feb 10, 2021 at 4:18 PM
In this episode of Elevator Talk, four emerging food brands join hosts Mike Schneider and Larry Kahn to discuss their brand, innovations and receive feed back.

Elevator Talk Ep. 29: Projo, Rabbittown, TEN Alkaline Spring Water, Seir Hill and Ivusion 01:00:06

Elevator Talk Ep. 29: Projo, Rabbittown, TEN Alkaline Spring Water, Seir Hill and Ivusion

Jan 27, 2021 at 4:31 PM
This week’s special co-host is Vanessa Walker, the President of New You Brands.

Elevator Talk Ep. 28: Crafted Energy, Littlemore Organics, Upcycled Grain Project, White Leaf Provisions & Mellow Ice Cream 01:01:13

Elevator Talk Ep. 28: Crafted Energy Littlemore Organics Upcycled Grain Project White Leaf Provisions Mellow Ice Cream

Jan 13, 2021 at 4:49 PM
This week’s special co-host is Olivier Colombo, Startup Food & Beverage Consultant, Advisor and Investor.

Elevator Talk Ep. 27: Esse Water, Omni Bev, Brighter Tonic, 100 Coconuts & Cruise Beverages 01:00:53

Elevator Talk Ep. 27: Esse Water, Omni Bev, Brighter Tonic, 100 Coconuts & Cruise Beverages

Nov 4, 2020 at 1:40 PM
This week’s special co-host is Tom First, Co-Founder of Nantucket Nectars & Culture Pop, who will share his thoughts, questions and feedback.

Elevator Talk Ep. 26: Vegky, MAGICdATES, Daily Crunch, Super Salad Bar & Malua 00:56:33

Elevator Talk Ep. 26: Vegky, MAGICdATES, Daily Crunch, Super Salad Bar & Malua

Oct 21, 2020 at 12:46 PM
This week’s special co-host is Stacy Madison, Co-Founder of Stacy's Pita Chips, who will share her thoughts, questions and feedback with participants.

Elevator Talk Ep. 25: Suu Kuu Botanicals, Sweet Crude, Shroomi, hrbvor, DrinkLyte 01:06:12

Elevator Talk Ep. 25: Suu Kuu Botanicals, Sweet Crude, Shroomi, hrbvor, DrinkLyte

Oct 7, 2020 at 12:23 PM
This week’s special co-host is Beverage Whisperer, Ken Sadowsky, Senior Food & Beverage Advisor at Verlinvest.

Elevator Talk Ep. 24: BRAVE, B.T.R. Bar, Bumble & Butter, Nemi Holisticks, and Hot Crispy Oil 01:04:17

Elevator Talk Ep. 24: BRAVE, B.T.R. Bar, Bumble & Butter, Nemi Holisticks, and Hot Crispy Oil

Sep 29, 2020 at 5:59 PM
This week’s special co-host is Sebastian Dreher of Doehler Ventures, who will share his thoughts, questions and feedback with the participants.

Elevator Talk Ep. 23: Tandem, Yatta Beverage, AVEC, Free Rain, Rhythm Infused Seltzers 01:01:09

Elevator Talk Ep. 23: Tandem, Yatta Beverage, AVEC, Free Rain, Rhythm Infused Seltzers

Sep 14, 2020 at 1:43 PM
This episode of Elevator Talk features leaders from new and emerging beverage brands. Our special guest host is Patrick Schwarzenegger.

Elevator Talk Ep. 22: Pure Batch, Bazodee, GoNanas, Kubeba, Moody Girl 01:04:08

Elevator Talk Ep. 22: Pure Batch, Bazodee, GoNanas, Kubeba, Moody Girl

Aug 26, 2020 at 4:00 PM
This week, our special guest host is Tom Spier, the founder & managing partner of Boulder Food Group, who will share his thoughts and feedback.

Elevator Talk Ep. 21: Read the Ingredients, W*nder, La Di Da, M Kombucha, Down to Cook Foods 01:04:39

Elevator Talk Ep. 21: Read the Ingredients, W*nder, La Di Da, M Kombucha, Down to Cook Foods

Aug 11, 2020 at 7:56 PM
This week’s special co-host is Daina Trout, Co-Founder & CEO of Health-Ade Kombucha, who will share her thoughts, questions and feedback.

Elevator Talk Ep. 20: Dona, AshaPops, Good Wolf, Sunday Provisions, Good Vibes Society 01:05:02

Elevator Talk EP. 20: Dona, AshaPops, Good Wolf, Sunday Provisions, Good Vibes Society

Aug 5, 2020 at 8:19 PM
This week our featured guest host is investor and advisor Wes Crain.

Elevator Talk Ep. 19: Spicegrove, On The Rocks Cocktails, RX Water, Wild Willett Food, reBLEND 01:04:53

Elevator Talk Ep. 19: Spicegrove, On The Rocks Cocktails, RX Water, Wild Willett Food, reBLEND

Jul 29, 2020 at 8:14 PM
This week's special co-host is Vanessa Walker, the founder of Millennial Brands.

Elevator Talk Ep. 18: Quokka Brew, RIND Snacks, 3 Mountains Tea, Good Dees, Paleo Pro 01:03:14

Elevator Talk Ep. 18: Quokka Brew, RIND Snacks, 3 Mountains Tea, Good Dees, Paleo Pro

Jul 22, 2020 at 8:15 PM
This week’s special co-host is Trent Moffat, the owner of Gotham Brand Managers, who will share his thoughts, questions and feedback.

Elevator Talk Ep. 17: SOUND, Aura Bora, Fruitbelt, ReGrained, ENOF 00:59:11

Elevator Talk Ep. 17: SOUND, Aura Bora, Fruitbelt, ReGrained, ENOF

Jul 15, 2020 at 6:42 PM
This week’s special co-host is Jennifer Palmer, CEO of Gerber Finance, who will share her thoughts, questions and feedback.

Elevator Talk Ep. 16: Hella Cocktail Co., Doctor D’s, Chase Your Drink, Vibal Energy Tea, Mezcla 01:01:32

Elevator Talk Ep. 16: Hella Cocktail Co., Doctor D’s, Chase Your Drink, Vibal Energy Tea, Mezcla

Jul 8, 2020 at 12:00 AM
This week’s special co-host is Tom Spier, Founder & Managing Partner of Boulder Food Group, who will share his thoughts, questions and feedback.

Elevator Talk Ep. 15: Safe + Fair, BRITE Bites, Black Rifle Coffee, Minna, JAJA 00:54:22

Elevator Talk Ep. 15: Safe + Fair, BRITE Bites, Black Rifle Coffee, Minna, JAJA

Jul 1, 2020 at 8:03 PM
This week’s special co-host is Kari Pedriana, Co-Founder & CEO of Green Spoon, who will share her thoughts, questions and feedback.

Elevator Talk Ep. 14: MALK, The GFB, Just Date, JADA Spices ft. Guest Host Larry Kahn 01:06:40

Elevator Talk Ep. 14: MALK, The GFB, Just Date, JADA Spices ft. Guest Host Larry Kahn

Jun 3, 2020 at 12:00 AM
This week’s special co-host is Larry Kahn, a partner at Beechwood Capital, who will share his thoughts, questions and feedback with the participants.

Elevator Talk Ep. 13: Full Bar, Waiakea, Recoup Beverage, Favor 01:07:38

Elevator Talk Ep. 13: Full Bar, Waiakea, Recoup Beverage, Favor

May 27, 2020 at 6:48 PM
This week’s special co-host is Nicole Dawes, the founder of Late July and Nixie Sparkling Water, who will share her thoughts, questions and feedback.

Elevator Talk Ep. 12: Goldthread, This Saves Lives, Mighty Gum, Pink and Blue, Twisted Alchemy, Capuli Drinks 01:22:40

Elevator Talk Ep. 12: Goldthread, This Saves Lives, Mighty Gum, Pink and Blue, Twisted Alchemy, Capuli Drinks

May 20, 2020 at 12:00 AM
This week’s special co-host is Sebastian Dreher of Doehler Ventures, who will share his thoughts, questions and feedback with the participants.

Elevator Talk Ep. 11: Ocean Spray's Atoka, Suji’s, Sunshine Beverages, MapleMama, Taika 01:10:53

Elevator Talk Ep. 11: Ocean Spray's Atoka, Suji’s, Sunshine Beverages, MapleMama, Taika

May 13, 2020 at 8:21 PM
This week’s special co-host Lauren Jupiter, managing partner at AF Ventures, will share her thoughts, questions and feedback with the participants.

Elevator Talk Ep. 7: The Snack Brigade, PathWater, Mason Dixie Foods, Ficks Beverage Co. 01:09:27

Elevator Talk Ep. 7: The Snack Brigade, PathWater, Mason Dixie Foods, Ficks Beverage Co.

May 6, 2020 at 9:29 PM
This week, Patrick Schwarzenegger, an actor, investor, and entrepreneur, will weigh in on the brands from an investor’s perspective.

Elevator Talk Ep. 10: 503 Distilling, DiNoci, Oxigen, Evy Tea 01:06:10

Elevator Talk Ep. 10: 503 Distilling, DiNoci, Oxigen, Evy Tea

May 6, 2020 at 9:25 PM
This week’s special co-host is Megan Bent, the founder and managing partner of Harbinger Ventures, who will share her thoughts and feedback.

Elevator Talk Ep. 9: Sproud, Joolies, Organifi, Synapse 01:30:37

Elevator Talk Ep. 9: Sproud, Joolies, Organifi, Synapse

Apr 30, 2020 at 2:42 PM
This week’s special co-host is actor, investor and entrepreneur Patrick Schwarzenegger, who will offer feedback for each brand.

Elevator Talk Ep. 8: Simply 7 Snacks, Cuvee Coffee, Wedderspoon, Peekaboo Ice Cream, Catalina Crunch 01:11:42

Elevator Talk Ep. 8: Simply 7 Snacks, Cuvee Coffee, Wedderspoon, Peekaboo Ice Cream, Catalina Crunch

Apr 24, 2020 at 8:56 PM
This week's special co-host is Darren Rovell of Tastemaker Capital, who will offer an investor's perspective and provide feedback for each brand.

Elevator Talk Ep. 5: Poppilu, Vital Farms, Genius Juice, Cocoa Metro 01:17:55

Elevator Talk Ep. 5: Poppilu, Vital Farms, Genius Juice, Cocoa Metro

Apr 2, 2020 at 10:45 PM
This week, Dr. Sebastian Dreher, the Managing Director of Döhler Ventures, will weigh in on the brands from an investor's perspective.

Elevator Talk Ep. 4: Suja, Coolhaus, Poppi, Cappello's, Tempo 01:38:11

Elevator Talk Ep. 4: Suja, Coolhaus, Poppi, Cappello's, Tempo

Mar 31, 2020 at 4:17 PM
This week, we have Darren Rovell, a Partner at Tastemaker Capital and former ESPN reporter, weighing in on the brands and providing feedback.

Elevator Talk Ep. 3: LIFEAID, Rip Van Wafels, True Made Foods, CLEAN Cause 02:11:15

Elevator Talk Ep. 3: LIFEAID, Rip Van Wafels, True Made Foods, CLEAN Cause

Mar 20, 2020 at 9:09 PM
Leaders from 30 food and beverage brands share their #expowest news and chat with today’s host, BevNET CMO Mike Schneider.

Elevator Talk Ep. 2: Humm Kombucha, HIPPEAS, Malk Organics, Belgian Boys, Harmless Harvest, Wildbrine 01:55:02

Elevator Talk Ep. 2: Humm Kombucha, HIPPEAS, Malk Organics, Belgian Boys, Harmless Harvest, Wildbrine

Mar 19, 2020 at 12:48 AM
This is round 2 featuring 30 food and beverage brands including Humm Kombucha, HIPPEAS, Malk Organics, Belgian Boys, Harmless Harvest and Wildbrine.