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    Boston Beer moves into cannabis-infused iced teas

    Each can of TeaPot contains five milligrams of THC and will be available in some Canadian provinces in July.

    By May 24, 2022
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    Coca-Cola to discontinue its Honest teas line in late 2022

    The company plans to continue producing the "quickly growing" Honest Kids juice offering while prioritizing the expansion of its Gold Peak and Peace Tea brands.

    By May 24, 2022
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    Alcohol and beverages

    The alcohol and beverage space has rapidly transformed as consumers adopt new purchasing and drinking habits — and are met with a flurry of product options.

    By Food Dive staff
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    What's standing in the way of a circular food packaging economy?

    As CPGs test new bottle and wrapper prototypes and set goals to cut virgin plastic use, critics warn roadblocks could trip up their progress.

    By May 24, 2022
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    Tracking sustainable food and beverage packaging innovation

    Heinz collaborates with a U.K. grocer on packaging sourced from plastic recycled by shoppers, and Absolut partners with a Swedish startup to create a fiber-based bottle cap.

    Updated June 22, 2022
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    Leftovers: Dogfish Head brews the 'Turducken of the beer world'; Dole serves up sheet pan dinners

    The Boston Beer craft label draws inspiration from five different fermented spirits, and Utz gets nostalgic with pickle and cheese ball flavors for potato chips.

    By Food Dive staff • May 20, 2022
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    Perfect Day proteins power animal-free Bored Cow flavored milk

    The product launch is the first from food tech company Tomorrow Farms, which closed an $8.5 million seed round earlier this month.

    By May 19, 2022
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    Beer giant Molson Coors taps into plant-based milk

    Golden Wing is part of the company's goal to reach $1 billion in revenue by 2023 from its emerging growth division launched three years ago.

    By May 17, 2022
  • TreeHouse Foods: Inflation is a boon to private label demand

    The maker of store-branded products said its offerings are making inroads across multiple retail channels and among consumers in all earnings brackets. 

    By May 10, 2022
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    Leftovers: Pure Leaf tea gets sweet on less sugar; Opopop goes global with wasabi-flavored popcorn

    The Pepsi Lipton Tea partnership's Lower Sugar line slashes the sweetener while keeping the taste, while Laird Superfood upcycles coffee waste into compostable pods.

    By Food Dive staff • May 6, 2022
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    Whole Earth Brands carves out its sweet spot in alternative sweeteners

    The company's portfolio of products like Wholesome and Equal are designed to give consumers more choice and position it to grab a bigger slice of the $100 billion market dominated by sugar.

    By May 5, 2022
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    Lost and found: Brands neglected by large CPGs thrive under new ownership

    Krave jerky, Funfetti baking products and Häagen-Dazs are just a few of the lines that have flourished after being divested, with their new owners spending more on marketing, innovation and improving product quality.

    By May 3, 2022
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    Celebrity-created RTD cocktails hit shelves with new Thomas Ashbourne brand

    The line, which features drinks designed by Sarah Jessica Parker and John Cena, among others, mixes trendy high-end spirits and entertainment icons.

    By May 3, 2022
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    Coca-Cola and others agree to $21M settlement for Fairlife animal abuse lawsuits

    In a statement, the dairy brand with $1 billion in annual sales outlined steps its supplying farms have taken to improve the welfare of their cows.

    By May 3, 2022
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    Big brands targeted for plastic reduction and refill commitments in 2022 proxy season

    Plastics remain a potent issue for shareholder advocacy this year, with CPGs such as Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Tyson facing calls to slash their use of the material in packaging.

    By Cole Rosengren • May 2, 2022
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    Leftovers: Tropicana invites consumers to pour OJ on cereal; Cinnabon muscles in on protein drinks

    The juice brand crafts a breakfast offering designed to be eaten with orange juice, and ReGrained's upcycled flour appears in a new line of baking mixes.  

    By Food Dive staff • April 29, 2022
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    Lavazza enters US ready-to-drink coffee market with its latest launch

    The 127-year-old Italian company spent two years studying the crowded space in an effort to create an organic, low-calorie offering that was "distinctive and unique." 

    By April 29, 2022
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    Beyoncé participates in Lemon Perfect's $31M funding round

    The superstar behind "Lemonade" headlines the clean-label, enhanced hydration brand's Series A round, which it will use to more than double its distribution.

    By April 28, 2022
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    Chobani to end production of dairy milk after less than 3 months

    The dairy giant, which has spent the past several years expanding its product offerings, said it is being impacted by inflation and that it came to the "tough conclusion" to exit the category.

    By April 26, 2022
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    Leftovers: Wicked Kitchen brings lupini beans to ice cream; Kodiak crunches into cookies

    The plant-based brand is launching its legume-powered dessert stateside with four flavors and three novelty treats, and Anheuser-Busch debuts a sparkling hard beverage exclusive to convenience stores.

    By Food Dive staff • April 22, 2022
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    8 carbon-neutral brands aiming to cut the food and beverage industry's emissions

    As CPGs work to improve the sustainability of their supply chains, several have rolled out products that claim to compensate for the greenhouse gases they emit.

    By April 22, 2022
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    Oatly hires industry veterans to build executive team

    Jean-Christophe Flatin, with more than 30 years of experience at Mars, is the new global president, and Danone and Unilever veteran Daniel Ordonez will become chief operating officer. 

    By April 21, 2022
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    Energy drink A Shoc raises $29M from investors including Keurig Dr Pepper

    The beverage giant was an early investor in 2019 and handles national sales and distribution.

    By April 19, 2022
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    Former Nestlé​ water chief thirsts for differentiation as CEO of Flow Beverage

    The company has seen revenue surge sevenfold over three years to $34 million as more stores stock its alkaline liquid with paper packaging.

    By April 18, 2022
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    Beyond the blue: Interest in spirulina shifts to new applications

    The microalgae can provide a desirable natural color, but it's also sustainable and nutritious — and finding its way into a wider assortment of uses.

    By April 14, 2022
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    Betches parlays social media acumen into canned cocktail line

    As the ready-to-drink cocktail space continues to boom, companies of all stripes are vying for a slice of the market.

    By Sara Karlovitch • April 13, 2022