Drinks

Luxury Small-Batch Coffee Maker Wins Top-Rated Kona Coffee Contest for Third Time: Hula Daddy Kona Coffee

Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 6:28pm

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii, Nov. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --The 49th Annual Kona Coffee Cultural Festival announced that Hula Daddy Kona Coffee ( https://www.huladaddy.com/ ) is the top Kona Coffee in its annual Kona Coffee contest.

Key Points: 
  • KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii, Nov. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --The 49th Annual Kona Coffee Cultural Festival announced that Hula Daddy Kona Coffee ( https://www.huladaddy.com/ ) is the top Kona Coffee in its annual Kona Coffee contest.
  • Hula Daddy distributes its limited supply, luxury Kona coffee online to discerning java customers around the world.
  • The Kona Coffee Cultural Festival maintains exacting standards for its awards, requiring that all coffee entries be 100-percent Kona coffee, grown solely in the district of Kona on Hawaii Island.
  • Hula Daddy Kona Coffee is a small-batch boutique coffee plantation that grows, harvests and roasts its own world-famous Kona coffees.

Z Natural Foods Announces New Organic Matcha Green Tea Latte Powder

Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 1:40pm

Z Natural Foods has released an exciting new Organic Matcha Green Tea Latte.

Key Points: 
  • Z Natural Foods has released an exciting new Organic Matcha Green Tea Latte.
  • "Our Organic Matcha Green Tea Latte is made from the finest young green tea leaves," reports Sam Hirschberg, MBA and Director of Marketing for Z Natural Foods.
  • Matcha Green Tea Latte powder is easy to use, mixes well with water and can be enjoyed hot or cold.
  • Certified Organic and Kosher with no added sugar, Z Natural Foods' Matcha Green Tea Latte has a creamy,coconut milk base.

North America RTD Alcoholic Beverages Market to 2027: Growing Preference for RTD Alcoholic Beverages Amongst Millennial

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 8:15pm

Consumer's bending towards RTD cocktails is driving the growth of the North America RTD alcoholic beverages market.

Key Points: 
  • Consumer's bending towards RTD cocktails is driving the growth of the North America RTD alcoholic beverages market.
  • Growing preference for RTD alcoholic beverages amongst millennial is driving the growth of the North America RTD alcoholic beverages market.
  • The young population is shifting their alcohol consumption habits from beer, wine, and spirits to RTD alcoholic beverages which is propelling the growth of the North America RTD alcoholic beverages market.
  • The increase in disposable income of consumers is further expected to boost the growth of the North America RTD alcoholic beverages market.

Un'kuppd Releases "At Home, Anywhere" Portable Pour-Over Coffee

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 4:00pm

Each nitro-sealed, portable pack is filled with pre-ground, locally roasted beans so you can perfectly brew coffee anywhere with hot water and a cup.

Key Points: 
  • Each nitro-sealed, portable pack is filled with pre-ground, locally roasted beans so you can perfectly brew coffee anywhere with hot water and a cup.
  • Un'kuppd has partnered with Los Angeles roaster, City Bean, to sustainably source and roast each single origin coffee.
  • "I started dreaming about Un'kuppd when I was traveling in Europe, meeting with top coffee roasters for a different project," says Un'kuppd co-founder, Carl Miller.
  • When I traveled, I'd miss this simple ritual and instead was faced with the classic hotel options: a dusty machine or instant coffee.

7-Eleven® Introduces First Direct-Sourced Coffee, Now Brews More than Half its Coffee Using Rainforest Alliance Certified™ Beans

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 3:55pm

With the introduction of El Salvador Bourbon Single Origin coffee, the retailer that first introduced Americans to coffee in to-go cups, now brews more than half its coffee from Rainforest Alliance Certified beans.

Key Points: 
  • With the introduction of El Salvador Bourbon Single Origin coffee, the retailer that first introduced Americans to coffee in to-go cups, now brews more than half its coffee from Rainforest Alliance Certified beans.
  • Bourbon refers to a coffee varietal grown in El Salvador that produces high-quality Arabica beans with a smooth and distinctive taste.
  • The 7-Eleven coffee team hand-selected these flavorful coffee beans from Tacubaya Estate Coffee Farms, an eight-generation family farm located in the highlands of El Salvador.
  • Single-origin 100 percent Colombian Rainforest Alliance Certified coffee is now a permanent offering and top-seller on the hot beverage bar.

Urban Tea Announces its Plan to Open First Store in New York

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 2:00pm

This first New York store will have a new logo and stylish interior design aiming to attract consumers looking for a trendy and premium experience.

Key Points: 
  • This first New York store will have a new logo and stylish interior design aiming to attract consumers looking for a trendy and premium experience.
  • The store will offer seven major beverage selections on the menu: black tea, fruit flavored coffee, fresh milk tea, fresh fruit tea, fruit cheese tea, traditional milk tea, and freshly ground coffee.
  • We chose New York City as the first store location outside of China due to its diverse and inclusive culture.
  • Urban Tea, Inc. is an emerging specialty tea product distributer and retailer headquartered in Changsha City, Hunan Province, China.

KÖE Organic Kombucha Expands Product Line and Revamps Formula

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 1:16pm

"Consumers want kombucha flavors that are approachable, so we're especially excited to introduce KE in Strawberry Lemonade and Lemon Lime.

Key Points: 
  • "Consumers want kombucha flavors that are approachable, so we're especially excited to introduce KE in Strawberry Lemonade and Lemon Lime.
  • KE Kombucha is for the people who want to make better choices in their everyday lives, but who don't want to sacrifice flavor.
  • Our new recipe delivers all the health benefits of kombucha in an easy-to-drink can that's packed with probiotics and organic ingredients."
  • KE's can affords the product a longer shelf life, better product integrity, and offers a more sustainable product for consumers.

Starbucks Unveils Epic 35,000-Square-Foot Reserve Roastery in Chicago

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 12:00am

Starbucks Coffee Company (NASDAQ: SBUX) today unveiled Starbucks Reserve Roastery Chicago, which opens its doors to the public on Friday, November 15.

Key Points: 
  • Starbucks Coffee Company (NASDAQ: SBUX) today unveiled Starbucks Reserve Roastery Chicago, which opens its doors to the public on Friday, November 15.
  • The Starbucks Reserve Roastery Chicago is a working coffee roastery where Starbucks Roasters will be small-batch roasting Starbucks rarest single-origin coffees and blends called Starbucks Reserve.
  • The Starbucks Reserve Roastery Chicago is the only Starbucks location in the U.S. to offer on-demand liquid nitrogen gelato.
  • The Chicago Roastery will feature a dedicated Arriviamo Bar, like the Starbucks Reserve Roastery locations in New York and Milan.

Nestlé Waters North America Unveils America's Perspectives on Packaging during America Recycles Week

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 5:01pm

STAMFORD, Conn., Nov. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Nestl Waters North America (NWNA) today unveils its third annual, comprehensive national study, This is How We Planet: America's Perspective on Water, Packaging and Health.

Key Points: 
  • STAMFORD, Conn., Nov. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Nestl Waters North America (NWNA) today unveils its third annual, comprehensive national study, This is How We Planet: America's Perspective on Water, Packaging and Health.
  • As part of America Recycles Week (November 11-15), NWNA highlights some of the biggest packaging and recycling challenges facing the U.S. today and how the company has made strides since last year's America Recycles Week to address them.
  • "Since last year's America Recycles Week, we have made an effort to address some of these challenges to help realize a circular economy.
  • Nestl Waters North America offers an unrivaled portfolio of bottled water brands for healthy hydration, including Poland SpringBrand 100% Natural Spring Water , NestlPure Life , Perrier and S. Pellegrino .

McDonald's USA Achieves 100% Sustainably Sourced McCafé Coffee Goal, A Year Ahead of Schedule

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 1:33pm

CHICAGO, Nov. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- McDonald's USA announced today that 100% of the ground and whole bean coffee for U.S. restaurants is sustainably sourced,* achieving this 2020 goal a year ahead of schedule.

Key Points: 
  • CHICAGO, Nov. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- McDonald's USA announced today that 100% of the ground and whole bean coffee for U.S. restaurants is sustainably sourced,* achieving this 2020 goal a year ahead of schedule.
  • "We're thankful for the dedication of all partners throughout the McDonald's system and supply chain who together achieved this important milestone where we serve customers delicious, high quality, and now 100% sustainably sourced McCaf coffee."
  • This signifies one step along McDonald's journey to help build a more sustainable coffee future for people and the planet.
  • Through the McCaf SIP program, McDonald's has invested in coffee growers and their communities for the long term.