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BERKELEY, CALIF. — Jason Vieth has been named senior vice-president and general manger of Noosa Yoghurt for Sovos Brands. Read full post here.
CHICAGO — Ross Lipari has been named chief sales officer at EggLife Foods, Inc. Read full post here.
Four executives have been tapped to join the Hershey Co. leadership team as four others step down to retire or pursue opportunities outside of the company. Chuck Raup, currently vice-president of the U.S. candy, mint and gum business, has been promoted to...
EVANSVILLE, Ind. – Cheers Beverages Inc., a subsidiary of The Double Cola Company, is introducing BREWSKI, a new line of craft beer, to the Evansville market. BREWSKI was inspired by the natural flavors of SKI Citrus Soda – one of Double Cola’s most successful brands....
Over the last eight weeks, Anheuser-Busch InBev and Craft Brew Alliance (CBA) have been working together to finally complete a merger of the long linked together beer companies. The culmination of that work came Monday with the announcement that A-B, which owns 31.2%...
Boston Beer Company Reformulates All Truly Hard Seltzer Flavors, Plans to Launch Lemonade Seltzer in 2020
The company — which makes the Truly Hard Seltzer, Twisted Tea, Angry Orchard hard cider and Samuel Adams beer offerings, and merged with Dogfish Head Craft Brewery earlier this year — announced today the reformulation of all 13 Truly flavors in an effort to make them...
Purpose Purple Tea is a line of ready to drink purple tea beverages that are Non-GMO verified and, as the name subtly suggests, is built around a social mission that focuses on female tea pickers in Kenya, where the product is sourced. Read full post here.
Bear Republic Brewing Company co-founder Richard R. Norgrove will step down as CEO, the Northern California-based company announced Monday. Mr. Norgorve’s son, Richard G., will take over as the company’s chief executive. In addition to the younger Norgrove’s...
Private investment firm Aterian Investment Partners has completed the acquisition of Hain Pure protein from The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. The transaction, which was announced in May, is valued at $80 million. Read full post here.
Ceria Brewing Company has introduced Colorado’s first THC-infused de-alcoholized craft beer, helmed by Blue Moon’s former brewmaster, with further THC launches planned for the coming months. Read full post here.
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