Informa Markets’ Natural Products Expo West, part of the New Hope Network family of brands, hosted more than 65,000 registered attendees and 3,000 exhibiting companies March 7-11 at the Anaheim Convention Center.
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Califia Farms, Los Angeles, expanded its line of dairy-free products with the launch of USDA certified Organic Oatmilk and Almondmilk. With just three ingredients ― purified water, sea salt, oats/almonds ― and no oils or gums, the brand designed the latest offerings to meet the needs of consumers seeking products with fewer ingredients, yet at an accessible price point, it says.
ROAR Organic, Bethlehem, Pa., shared it is heading into Q4 with a number of notable updates to finish out the year. With the latest SPINS data reporting ROAR Organic retail sales are up 87% year-to-date, the beverage brand continues to expand, including its recent national launch into Whole Foods Market, an upcoming launch into 95% of Kroger stores nationwide, increased availability in key retailer Albertsons/Safeway, and a new president in beverage veteran Bill Lange.
Informa Markets’ Natural Products Expo West, part of the New Hope Network family of brands, hosted the in-person return of the industry’s largest trade show March 8-12 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif. The event gathered more than 2,700 exhibitors and more than 57,000 registered attendees, the company says.
On Demand Demand for functional beverages is accelerating. Consumers are looking for added health and well-being benefits from digestion to sleep-aid to cognitive acuity. What’s behind this growing territory and driving demand? And what can we learn from more established categories like Vitamins & Supplements about what consumers will want next?
On-Demand Technology has sped up lives, putting the brain into overdrive. For consumers, mental fuel has become a top need state, with about one-third choosing beverages for an energy boost and one-fifth hoping to improve focus. Beverage-makers wanting to serve this need state are turning to clinically researched brain nutrients to provide both brain performance and comprehensive brain support.
On Demand This webinar will pair trends with the ingredient solutions that address them. This session is your one-stop-shop when it comes to consumer demands for sugar-reduction, protein consumption, and functional benefits all while delivering on taste and value.
Davanti Enoteca’s River North location in Chicago hosted Eat, Drink and Be Mary to showcase its new spring cocktails as well as its signature Bloody Mary bar and brunch dishes. (Photos by Jennifer Haderspeck)
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