On Oct. 1, Federal Way, Wash.-based Fresh Matters LLC will bring back its limited-edition, seasonal Honeycrisp apple juice under its ‘tude Juice portfolio. The cold-pressed, never-heated juice rejoins the brand’s five other apple juices and 10 apple and fruit juice blends, which currently are available in 1,500 stores across the country.
Bolthouse Farms portfolio bolsters Bolthouse and Foodservice division growth
September 9, 2014
Campbell Soup Co., Camden, N.J., reported that sales for its U.S. Beverages segment, which includes V8 juices and juice drinks and Campbell’s tomato juice, were up 6 percent in the fourth quarter of its 2014 fiscal year, which ended Aug. 3.
LGJ LLC launched a line of Lo Real Fruit Blend Beverages that are sweetened with agave nectar and stevia, resulting in a low glycemic index, based on clinical tests performed by the Glycemic Index Laboratories, the company explains.
National Honesty Index rates Honolulu, Washington, D.C., most honest cities
August 19, 2014
Honest Tea, a Bethesda, Md.-based independent operating unit of The Coca-Cola Co., conducted The 2014 National Honesty Index and found that, when faced with a choice to be honest or not, 95 percent of Americans were honest, up from 92 percent in 2013.
Jamba Blue Fusion, Red Fusion smoothies now available at retailers nationwide
July 30, 2014
Inventure Foods Inc., Phoenix, a marketer and manufacturer of specialty food brands under a variety of company-owned and licensed brand names, announced a consumer-facing campaign to invite fans to vote for the next Jamba At Home smoothie recipe. The Jamba brand is owned by Jamba Juice Co., Emeryville Calif.
Transaction totaled nearly $148 million instead of anticipated $150 million
July 28, 2014
Lassonde Industries Inc., a manufacturer and marketer of fruit juices and juice drinks based in Rougemont, Quebec, completed its previously announced acquisition of Apple & Eve LLC, Port Washington, N.Y., for a total cash consideration of $147.9 million.