Harmless Harvest, a US refrigerated premium coconut water brand, has secured $30m in growth capital from Danone Manifesto Ventures and others to support expansion plans of its organic portfolio with an emphasis on meeting sustainable quality standards.
Los Angeles-based Right On Brands, makers of cannabinoid (CBD) flavored Endo Water, has partnered with distributor Statewide Beverage Company to expand its reach in California, riding the growth of CBD consumer products.
Cha Gardens has introduced a low-yield high-end tea, grown at an altitude of 2,100 to 2,300 meters in China’s Daba Mountain region, to the US market: available in select fine dining restaurants and online.
Chicago loose-leaf tea company, Tiesta Tea, has broadened its portfolio with the launch of a ready-to-drink (RTD) cold brew tea line, a segment within the category that continues to heat up with consumer interest.
Coca-Cola is rolling out one of its fastest growing brands - the low calorie premium iced tea, Fuze Tea - in Europe this month. In the UK the drink will escape the upcoming sugar tax thanks to its use of the sweetener stevia.