By using a blend of CBD and adaptogenic herbs in its sparkling water recipe, Recess hopes to carve out a spot in the growing crowd of CBD-infused beverages that it predicts will be ‘bigger than energy drinks’ in the next 10 years.
As the largest shareholder in Monster Beverage, Coca-Cola struck a non-competing deal with it when it comes to energy products. Now the two companies have a difference of opinion over Coke’s plans to release new energy drinks in 2019.
Downing maize starch as a solution to stay hydrated in hot summer months seems counter-intuitive at first, but researchers in Australia found that supplementing with a resistant starch may improve hydration.
Start-up firm Sated has revealed its new range of Omega oil-infused, ketogenic replacement shakes have set a new one-day funding record on Kickstarter in the first 24 hours, doubling the prior one-day record.
UK-based Rejuvenation is developing carbonated canned variants of its amino acid water to target the alcohol alternatives and mixer segment and stretch out even further as a functional beverage, its founder says.
Gatorade Zero – PepsiCo’s sugar free version of Gatorade – is 'off to a great start', according to PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi; highlighting trademark Gatorade as a stronghold in PepsiCo’s North American Beverages Unit.
FORTO Coffee Shots, a two-ounce, single-serve coffee drink brand, is migrating from check-out counters populated by other energy shot brands and into the coffee aisles of 3,700 Walmart stores beginning this month.
Functional beverages have come a long way since consumers first got a taste of drinks that delivered more than taste and refreshment, LA Libations founder and CEO Danny Stepper said at The Beverage Forum in Chicago this week.
RUNA is providing the energy drink category with a natural alternative that gives consumers a caffeine boost without ‘the crash’ thanks to its core ingredient, derived from caffeinated Amazonian holly leaves.
Taiwan’s Tai Wei Beverage Joint Stock Company Limited and Chinese processed fruit firm Tianyun International Holdings have secured an agreement to jointly produce and launch X-Bear energy drinks in China.