Calexo launches its first line of sparkling cannabis-infused beverages

USA – Calexo, an emerging California-based beverage brand, has launched its first line of sparkling cannabis-infused beverages, providing consumers with an alternative to alcoholic drinks. According to the brand, the new Calexo beverages are made […]

teaRIOT launches 100% plant-powered energy drink to disrupt the US$12bn market

USA – teaRIOT, a California-based energy drink brand is launching the market’s first 100% plant-powered energy drink – which the company says is made from simple, plant-based ingredients. teaRIOT comes as refreshing and delicious blend […]

Cell-based seafood company BlueNalu secures US$20m in Series A funding round

USA – BlueNalu, a California-based food company producing seafood directly from fish cells, has closed its Series A funding round, raising US$20 million from a number of strategic investors. The Series A round was co-led […]

Hodo secures investment to expand production of plant-based foods

USA – California based plant-based foods company, Hodo, has announced a Series B investment from venture capital firm, Renewal Funds. The company makes a range of organic soy-based products ranging from plain firm tofu to […]

Bev receives capital infusion to transform the alcoholic beverage market

USA – Bev, a Los Angeles-based female focused beverage brand has announced that it has received an undisclosed amount of capital from a pool of investors to support the brand’s mission of transforming the largely […]

AAK opens new Customer Innovation Center in California

USA – AAK USA, a leading manufacturer of value-adding specialty vegetable fats and oils, has opened a new Customer Innovation Center in Richmond, California. The facililty supports co-development work with multiple industry segment-focused labs and houses […]