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Celsius signs endorsement deal with racecar driver Emerson Fittipaldi

New partnership expands brand’s global reach into Brazil
July 22, 2014

Boca Raton, Fla.-based Celsius Holdings Inc. announced an endorsement agreement with racecar driver Emerson Fittipaldi. The two-time Formula One World Champion and two-time Indy 500 Race winner will serve as brand ambassador for Celsius’ same-named negative-calorie beverages in Brazil in support of the brand’s continued global expansion.


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Chia seed drinks could become the next coconut water

Beverage-makers promote health benefits of chia seeds
July 16, 2014

Back in the ‘80s and ‘90s, chia seeds were most commonly associated with the novelty plant-growing kits Chia Pets. Now, beverage-makers are harvesting the hydrating and nutritional benefits of chia seeds and blending them into juice and juice drinks, soft drinks, and drink concentrates and mixes, according to Natalie Tremellen, market analyst at Innova Market Insights, the Netherlands.


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Mamma Chia Vitality + Energy

July 14, 2014

Mamma Chia launched a new line of organic beverages that combine the nutrients of chia seeds with natural energy from guayusa and fruit juices.


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Drink mixes capitalize on flavor trends

Incorporation of different beverage categories gives drink mixes multiple growth opportunities
July 11, 2014

Although the term mixologist is commonly referenced in association with alcohol products, innovations within the drink mix category are allowing consumers to become mixologists in the non-alcohol arena.


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2014 State of the Industry: Dairy and alternatives

Almond milk trailblazes the non-dairy segment
July 11, 2014

Although cow’s milk has long been associated with good health, it has experienced gradual sales declines in the past two years as prices fluctuated and consumers avoided fat, calories and added sugars, according to Chicago-based Mintel’s April 2014 report “Milk, Creamers and Non-Dairy Milk – US.”


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Cold Stone Creamery Milk Shakers

July 3, 2014

Steuben Foods partnered with Cold Stone Creamery to launch a line of Cold Stone Creamery Milk Shakers.


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Celsius releases newest flavor

Cola variety joins company’s collection of negative-calorie drinks
July 1, 2014

Celsius Holdings Inc., Boca Raton, Fla., announced its newest flavor, Celsius Negative Calorie Cola, which will be unveiled July 4 during the Subway Firecracker 250 at the Daytona International Speedway.


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Vita Coco works to make coconut water the next orange juice

Coconut water brand uses flavors to appeal to consumers
June 12, 2014

Ten years ago, U.S. consumers might have thought you were a bit “nutty” if you told them that coconut water would be a multimillion-dollar beverage category one day. In fact, Vita Coco Co-founders Michael Kirban and Ira Liran didn’t even believe it at that time.


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KonaRed capitalizes on benefits of coffee fruit

Beverage company credits success to partnerships with FutureCeuticals, Splash Beverage Group
June 12, 2014

Flashing back to arts and crafts projects from childhood, a common instruction from parents and teachers was to “use what you have.” Shaun Roberts took that concept a step further when he developed KonaRed juices.


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BeBevCo introduces Cheech and Chong Chillaxation drink

New product joins portfolio of relaxation drinks
June 9, 2014

Statesville, N.C.-based Bebida Beverage Co., also known as BeBevCo, released a new Cheech and Chong Chillaxation drink together with its partially owned subsidiary, Relaxation Solutions Inc.


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Second Glass hosted Wine Riot in Chicago on May 2 and 3. Wine Riot offered attendees an all-access pass to hundreds of new wines as well as multiple educational sessions about different wine styles and varietals. (Photos by Jennifer Haderspeck)

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