Posts by Brad Avery
On the second day of NOSH Live Winter 2018, entrepreneurs, investors, analysts, and executives gave their perspective on how to innovate, differentiate, and navigate in a rapidly changing industry.
In this video, NOSH reporter Meagan McGinnes and BevNET reporter Brad Avery examine developments within the sports nutrition space and recap the most notable keto products from this year’s show, including brands like Kitu Life, Rebel, Cave Shake and Love Good Fats.
Nutritional supplement company Bulletproof 360, makers of Bulletproof Coffee and bar products, has raised $40 million to fund the company’s continued growth as an omni-channel lifestyle brand.
In California, a revised FAW issued by the state Department of Public Health effectively prohibits the sale of hemp-derived CBD products, while the debate over defining an identity for the plant-based dairy category moves forward.
Five snack makers fought for the title, including popped lily seed maker Bohana, natural ice cream line Grateful Sons, better-for-you brittle Sarah’s Snacks, and protein ball brand Simply Fuel.
Nuun has made health-through-exercise a core tenet of the brand identity for its line of hydration tablets and powders. But now the company says it is looking to take care of its consumers around the clock with Nuun Immunity, a new line launching next month.
New Barn, Inc., maker of a line of almond milks and almond-based ice cream alternatives, has raised $3.75 million in a Series A round led by New Food SPV, an investment company created to serve as a funding arm for the company.
Ketogenic meal shake startup Bear Squeeze has raised $715,000 in a pre-seed round led by AccelFoods, giving the brand a financial edge as it prepares to launch via ecommerce this spring.
The California-based company brand of frozen, grassfed and finished beef and chicken patties won the third annual Pitch Slam based on what judges said were strong flavors and intuitive packaging design that served as a “road map for the mind.”
The brand will launch turmeric versions of their existing products, including its syrups, spreads, cooking sauces and gin-gins candies. Ginger People will also launch a new powdered turmeric latte mix.