Honest Tea’s Seth Goldman said he’s leaving the organic beverage company he founded almost 22 years ago. In a Nov. 14 blog post, Goldman said he will step down as TeaEO Emeritus of Honest at the end of this year to focus on a new venture
Beverage incubator LA Libations has sold a 49% investment stake to Molson Coors. The brewer wants to diversify its beverage portfolio to include more non-alcoholic offerings as beer sales lag. Coca-Cola had a 25% stake in LA Libations before
Green Sprite Bottles Gone in SE Asia. Sweden Goes 100% Recycled. CCEP Launches KeelClip
November 26, 2019
Coca-Cola and its bottlers made a number of key sustainability announcements around the world in recent weeks as the system looks to respond to consumer demand and stave off forced regulation. In Southeast Asia, the company said it will
Invite-Only Internal Event Hacks Incubation Process. Store Tests Aim to ‘Break Though All the Noise’ Bombarding Consumers
November 26, 2019
7-Eleven hosted its second-annual “Brands With Heart” event to get an early and organized look at the crowded pipeline of US food and beverage startups. BD spoke to Harkness to better understand 7-Eleven’s strategy around emerging brands.
Private Label Bottled Water Gains as Leaders Nestle, Coke and PepsiCo Shed Share. Tea and Sports Drink Volumes Decline
November 13, 2019
Private label offerings, which account for half of the plain bottled water market at retail, added 4 share points during the first nine months of this year, according to data tracked by BD. As shown in the Green Sheet attached to this issue,
On October 29, Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Keurig Dr Pepper announced a joint US initiative organized by the American Beverage Association to reduce plastic waste from bottles. The program, called “Every Bottle Back,” will incorporate expertise from the World Wildlife Fund, the Recycling Partnership and Closed Loop Partners, according to the ABA. A key pillar of the initiative will be to reduce the use of new plastic for beverage packaging. Progress toward that goal will be measured with a tracking tool being developed by the World Wildlife Fund. BD wanted to know more about the tool, so we spoke to WWF Materials Lead Alix Grabowski.