Nielsen: Price Pressures Spark Early Spring Slowdown

Declining volumes depressed growth in total non-alcoholic beverage sales during the two-week period ended on April 9, according to an analysis of NielsenIQ data by Goldman Sachs Equity Research.

Taste Radio: When Looking For An Investor, Look For A Friend

This week, we sat down with the co-founders of Vail-based private equity firm Manna Tree Partners and the founders of three portfolio companies, Verde Farms, Health-Ade and Gotham Greens, to explore the relationship between investor and entrepreneur. The discussions revealed how their personal friendship established a baseline for trust and helped create positive outcomes for all involved.

Artistry in sugar reduction: the Cargill sweetener portfolio

You wouldn't believe the results Cargill can help you achieve with less sugar. Rich mouthfeel… light refreshment… clean sweetness….flavor modification. Our comprehensive sweetener portfolio features some of today's most innovative ingredients – including stevia-based sweeteners, polyols and a new stevia-enhancing technology launching at Expo West – so you can create a masterpiece.

Lion Beverage Opens New 250k sq ft Beverage Canning Facility in PA

Lion Beverage, headquartered in Wilkes-Barre, PA, is expanding its manufacturing capabilities into a new 250,000 square foot facility in Pittston, PA. The $25 million facility will feature two new state-of-the-art beverage canning lines, warehouse space, and a repack area with production planned to commence at the beginning of 2023.

CNTR Brands Closes Roughly $3.5M Via Private Financing

According to a press release, the net proceeds of the new financing will be used for “growth-oriented production, continued expansion of the recently launched online channel, new product innovation, and general working capital.”

Video: Rewatch Recent Videos

BevNET's video content includes thousands of video interviews with leading industry experts and topics such as investing, e-commerce, branding, current events and more.

SuperCharge, April 21: Can’t Stop Living the Brand? Let’s Talk!

We’re featuring interviews with Seth Goldman of Honest Tea and Eat the Change - one of the best-known recidivist brand maniacs out there – as well as Parker Olson of Forij (he lives in the Forij van!) and Zack and Delisa Harper of Funky Mello (they met, made marshmallow fluff, and got married!).

A SHOC CEO: “New Blood” Powers $29M Raise

在宣布关闭三星2900万美元es B funding round on Thursday, performance energy drink brand A SHOC is looking to increase brand awareness and fuel its expansion with the support of its expanded athlete investor team, according to CEO Paul Nadel.

Judge Rejects Whole Foods’ Claim That $15 Million Breach of Contract Suit Is Invalid

AtlantaFresh Artisan Creamery’s case against Whole Foods Market is moving forward after U.S. District Judge Thomas W. Thrash denied Whole Foods' motion to throw out a $15 million breach of contract lawsuit. The case alleges the natural grocery chain prematurely and ‘abruptly’ broke a seven-year distribution contract with grass-fed dairy producer AtlantaFresh Artisan Creamery and caused the business to go under.

A SHOC Closes $29M Series B Funding Round

Performance energy drink brand A SHOC announced today it has closed a $29 million Series B funding round backed by existing investors and a roster of celebrity athletes.

Review: BeGOAT Cascara Functional Beverage

BeGOAT is a new line of sparkling functional beverages that are powered by cascara. The product seven flavors, all of which contain only 25 calories and 5 grams of sugar while delivering a potent 200mg of caffeine. BeGOAT is packaged in a slim 12 ounce can.

Distribution Roundup: Jeng Adds Sarene On East Coast; Alkaline88 Enters Europa

In this week's Distribution Roundup, craft mocktail brand Jeng partners with beer distributor Sarene to service the East Coast, while Alkaline88 targets fitness and nutrition retailers via Europa Sports, plus news from Wynk, RISE Brewing Co., Poppilu, Play Mode and Rowdy Energy.

BevNET Live Summer 2022: Creating Your Investment Narrative with Romitha Mally

Attendees at BevNET Live Summer 2022, taking place in New York City on June 15 and 16, will have a chance to hear from an incredible practitioner of the selling narrative this summer when Romitha Mally, the founder of The Mally Collective, an M&A and IPO advisory firm focused on high-growth, disruptive consumer companies takes the stage.