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August 3, 2011

Peet’s Coffee & Tea is bringing its Peet’s Café Solano and Peet’s Café Domingo to grocery stores.

EMERYVILLE, Calif. — Peet’s Coffee & Tea is bringing its Peet’s Café Solano and Peet’s Café Domingo to grocery stores.

The new medium-roast coffees are available in ground and whole bean form.

August 2, 2011

Barista Bath and Body, a natural line of coffee-based bath and skin care products, is targeting men with its new four-step, coffee-based men's shave system.

PORTLAND, Ore. — Barista Bath and Body, a natural line of coffee-based bath and skin care products, is targeting men with its new four-step, coffee-based men's shave system.

The new B3 shave line is designed to give men "the perfect shave” utilizing a four-step process: Grind, a coffee face polish for preshave cleansing; Fix, a coffee preshave oil for lubrication; Buzz, a coffee shave cream; and Chill, a post-shave soother.

July 5, 2011

Available now for the food service industry — but coming soon to a major retailer — is Kozy Shack’s new Coffeehouse Blends pudding. The gluten-free treat comes in three flavors: caffe latte, cappuccino and caramel macchiato.


HICKSVILLE, N.Y. — Available now for the food service industry — but coming soon to a major retailer — is Kozy Shack’s new Coffeehouse Blends pudding. The gluten-free treat comes in three flavors: caffe latte, cappuccino and caramel macchiato.


June 26, 2011

Available now for the food service industry — but coming soon to a major retailer — is Kozy Shack's new Coffeehouse Blends pudding. The gluten-free treat comes in three flavors: caffe latte, cappuccino and caramel macchiato.

BOSTON—DSN editor Rob Eder, suffering through week four on the Caveman Diet, almost threw in the towel when confronted with Kozy Shack’s newest temptations. Available now for the food service industry — but coming soon to a MAJOR retailer near, well, everybody — is Kozy Shack’s new Coffeehouse Blends pudding. The gluten-free treat comes in three flavors: caffe latte, cappuccino and caramel macchiato.

June 9, 2011

A new brewed drink is looking to provide an alternative to coffee.

OREM, Utah — A new brewed drink is looking to provide an alternative to coffee.

Crio Brü, which contains 100% pure, premium cocoa beans, brews just like coffee, according to the company. Currently sold in coffee shops and coffee aisles at retail in Utah, as well as online, Crio Brü is available in Cavalla, Vega Real and Coca River flavors.

May 25, 2011

HyDrive Energy is gearing up to debut its caffeine-free energy drink.

RYE, N.Y. — HyDrive Energy is gearing up to debut its caffeine-free energy drink.

HyDrive Decaf is 100% caffeine- and taurine-free and contains 30 calories per 15.5-oz. bottle. The beverage is available in a Wild Peach variety.

HyDrive Energy products can be purchased in more than 30,000 retail locations in 44 states and retail for a suggested price range of $1.49 to $1.79 per bottle.

May 12, 2011

Wolfgang Puck's iced coffee is making its way to Fresh Market and Kroger stores.

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Wolfgang Puck's iced coffee is making its way to Fresh Market and Kroger stores.

WPIC, an organic, kosher and 120-calorie beverage, will arrive in Fresh Market and Kroger banner stores this June. The brand, which was developed by celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck and Woodway Beverage Partners, initially launched in 2009.

WPIC is available in single-serve bottles and four packs, the companies said.

April 29, 2011

WheyUp on Wednesday announced the launch of its weight-loss beverage WheyUp, which features 20 g of protein, 1 g of carbs and 90 calories per bottle.

TEMPE, Ariz. — WheyUp on Wednesday announced the launch of its weight-loss beverage WheyUp, which features 20 g of protein, 1 g of carbs and 90 calories per bottle.

“WheyUp is the first preworkout drink to market a unique protein beverage that combines whey protein with caffeine,” WheyUp president Erik Rothchild said. “WheyUp is ideal for gaining lean muscle or losing weight, depending upon how and when you drink it.”

April 28, 2011

Don Francisco's Coffee announced an exclusive and limited-edition coffee created for the Nancy Davis Foundation for Multiple Sclerosis.

LOS ANGELES — Don Francisco's Coffee announced an exclusive and limited-edition coffee created for the Nancy Davis Foundation for Multiple Sclerosis.

The 10-oz. Don Francisco's Blend to Erase MS ground coffee bags were created for the "Orange You Happy to Erase MS" awareness campaign and feature the Orange You Happy to Erase MS logo. The bold roast features a hint of smoky, caramel and dark chocolate flavors and retails for $7.99.

April 26, 2011

A third-party certifier of Fair Trade consumer products said that 2010 saw an increase of such products on the market.

OAKLAND, Calif. — A third-party certifier of Fair Trade consumer products said that 2010 saw an increase of such products on the market.

Fair Trade USA said that the Fair Trade market in 2010 saw a boost in both new and existing product categories. New products included apparel, green peppers, vodka and a wide array of herbs, spices and extracts. What's more, Fair Trade coffee and cocoa continued to expand. Fair Trade USA certified nearly 109 million lbs. of Fair Trade coffee, while nearly 3.9 million lbs. of cocoa received Fair Trade certification.

April 14, 2011

Kraft Foods' Gevalia premium coffee will arrive in U.S. supermarkets, mass merchandisers and other retail outlets this summer.

TARRYTOWN, N.Y. — Kraft Foods' Gevalia premium coffee will arrive in U.S. supermarkets, mass merchandisers and other retail outlets this summer.

The company said consumers should expect to see Gevalia — a line that includes traditional roast, traditional roast whole bean, house blend, house blend decaf, French roast, French roast whole bean, Colombia and espresso roast varieties — on store shelves this August.

March 8, 2011

Nestle is looking to boost its coffee business.

VEVEY, Switzerland — Nestle is looking to boost its coffee business.

The company, which recently reported that its soluble coffee was a key growth driver during 2010 across all regions, said the combined performances of single-serve coffee brands Nespresso and Nescafé Dolce Gusto strengthened its leadership in the dynamic portioned coffee market. Nestle added that its Nespresso brand reached $3.24 billion in annual sales for the first time.

February 18, 2011

SUPPLIER NEWS — Australian winemaker Daryl Groom and Walgreens have launched a new table wine blend in line with American Heart Month. Colby Red, which was developed in partnership with Treasury Wine Estates, is dedicated to raising awareness for heart disease. The wine is named after Groom’s son, who was born with a hole in his heart and has undergone multiple surgeries to treat the defect.

February 14, 2011

New research published in the Feb. 14 online edition of Pediatrics found that prolonged use of energy drinks by young people can lead to potentially adverse health outcomes.

MIAMI — New research published in the Feb. 14 online edition of Pediatrics found that prolonged use of energy drinks by young people can lead to potentially adverse health outcomes.

Researchers at the University of Miami's Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine noted that in the United States, energy drinks were consumed by 30% to 50% of adolescents and young adults, according to self-report surveys. Additionally, adolescent caffeine intake averaged 60 mg/day to 70 mg/day and ranged up to 800 mg/day, the researchers said.

January 25, 2011

Reaching out to iced latte enthusiasts, Seattle's Best Coffee is rolling out new ready-to-drink beverages nationwide.

SEATTLE — Reaching out to iced latte enthusiasts, Seattle's Best Coffee is rolling out new ready-to-drink beverages nationwide.

Made with the same premium coffee as the Seattle’s Best Coffee hand-crafted beverages, the iced canned lattes line includes an iced latte, iced vanilla latte and iced mocha latte, each with 130 calories, allowing consumers to enjoy the beverages on the go.

The new iced canned lattes follow the company's test last year on the West Coast.

January 10, 2011

Sara Lee announced that it would boost its coffee business with a five-year sustainable commodity initiative.

UTRECHT, Netherlands — Sara Lee announced that it would boost its coffee business with a five-year sustainable commodity initiative.

By 2015, the company said it will have more than 20% of its entire annual coffee volume certified sustainable.

December 1, 2010

A whole bean coffee has been honored as one of the most respected U.S. brands.

MONTVALE, N.J. — A whole bean coffee has been honored as one of the most respected U.S. brands.

Eight O'Clock Coffee has been featured in the eighth edition of America's Greatest Brands, an annual publication recognizing esteemed U.S. brands. Published by the American Brands Council, America's Greatest Brands highlights some of the country's strongest and most trusted business brands, delving into each brand's market, positioning, history and heritage, Eight O'Clock Coffee said.

November 15, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration could move on manufacturers of energy drinks that combine alcohol...

NEW YORK — The Food and Drug Administration could move on manufacturers of energy drinks that combine alcohol and caffeine as soon as Nov. 17, The New York Times reported Monday, citing unnamed state law enforcement officials across several states.

 

The New York Times report suggested the FDA may issue warning letters as a first step toward removing the products from the market.

 

 

September 22, 2010

After more than 150 years of being on the market, one iconic coffee brand is...

MONTVALE, N.J. After more than 150 years of being on the market, one iconic coffee brand is getting a makeover.

Eight O'Clock Coffee will debut a new look this month, containing the same great-tasting coffee it has brought to the nation for nearly two centuries. The brand's logo has been refreshed but the bags will retain the same color coding for its varieties.

 

August 29, 2010

Starbucks has expanded its Via flavored coffee brand....

August 19, 2010

Starbucks is planning to expand the selection of its products available in supermarkets, according to...

June 16, 2010

Duane Reade is stocking 100% Arabica coffee for drip and espresso coffee makers made by...

NEW YORK Duane Reade is stocking 100% Arabica coffee for drip and espresso coffee makers made by Trieste, Italy-based Illycaffe.

Retailing at $17.89 for an 8.8 oz. can and often sold at upscale supermarkets, the coffee is in keeping with Duane Reade’s efforts to move up the value chain and become more than just the typical corner drug store.

February 15, 2010

The ready-to-drink coffee segment has another player: Seattle’s Best Coffee. Starbucks and Pepsi-Cola North America...

SEATTLE —The ready-to-drink coffee segment has another player: Seattle’s Best Coffee. Starbucks and Pepsi-Cola North America Beverages’ North American Coffee Partnership introduced iced latte coffee drinks under the Seattle’s Best name in test markets in the western United States in January.

January 24, 2010

Duane Reade is expanding its exclusive DR Delish line with the launch of four new...