For the first time ever, Del Monte is bringing packaged bubble tea to the refrigerated aisle in grocery and retail stores throughout the US, innovating on the popularity of boba that is trekking towards a $1B market value by 2022.
If you're looking to incorporate the oven-baked flavor of a Cinnabon cinnamon roll into your morning routine, look no further than Carnation Breakfast Essential’s recent collaboration with Cinnabon, adding to the recent line of Breakfast Essentials partnerships with Kellogg's and General Mills cereals, featuring Froot Loops, Frosted Flakes, Krave, and Golden Grahams flavors.
Nestlé is upgrading its 40-year-old R&D facilities in Singapore to feature state-of-the-art labs, experimental kitchens, consumer testing, sensory evaluations rooms, open working spaces, as well as Nestlé's fundamental research hub. This will enable faster translation of breakthrough science into nutritious, great-tasting products for people, across all life stages.
Kombucha brand Health-Ade announced longstanding partner First Bev has acquired a controlling stake in the company, with investment help from Manna Tree. Daina Trout, who co-founded Health-Ade in 2012, has taken on the new role of Chief Mission Officer and will work in partnership with Jack Belsito, Managing Partner of First Bev, who will assume the role of CEO. Daina and Jack will be working to cultivate further growth for the fast-growing business, capitalizing on increasing consumer demand for gut-healthy products and expansion opportunities in retail accounts domestically and internationally.
Yoi, a brand-new plant-based food and beverage company, has launched in Bay Area independent grocers this month with its one-of-a-kind Probiotic Nut and Seedmilks. Yoi crafts its deliciously tart and subtly flavored beverages in small batches from simple organic ingredients including almonds, coconut, and pumpkin seeds.
Raymundo’s Food Group, a leading ethnic food producer, announced that Desi Natural, the leading Dahi (Indian Style Yogurt) brand in the U.S., is expanding its product line to include Lassi, Yogurt Drinks and Whole Milk Flavored Dahi. Using only natural ingredients – Grade A milk, real fruit, spices and high-quality yogurt - the new products are vegetarian and gelatin, gluten and artificial preservative-free.
Plant-based ingredient manufacturer Fooditive Group has launched GoPeasy, a pea-based drink that correlates with the mission of the Dutch company to deliver healthy and affordable products for everyone.
introducing KeVita Prebiotic Shots, the first-ever prebiotic beverage offered in a convenient two-ounce “shot” to help support people’s digestive health with three grams of prebiotic fiber in three flavors: Beet Lemon, Blueberry Mint and Turmeric Ginger.
Wild Tonic's Jun Kombucha has a new seasonal flavor: Rosemary Lemon. The refrigerated, fermented beverage is available in stores nationwide and direct-to-consumer. Wild Tonic's Rosemary Lemon has the perfect balance of sweet and tart, and also offers plenty of health benefits.
A smoothie consisting of strawberries, apple juice and sherbet was fine ten years ago, but it’s not what most consumers are after today. Now, many people want to put a limit on their sugar intake, and want their smoothie to serve a purpose, like help them meet a personal health goal.