Episodes

BevNET’s Taste Radio is the podcast for food and beverage professionals, where we talk trends, interview the leaders and rising stars in the industry and discuss knowledge and topics that we hope entrepreneurs and pros everywhere find useful.

Episode 93 - :

Project 7: Tyler Merrick

+ Civilized Caveman, Genius Juice

Project 7’s Tyler Merrick on why quality is critical for brands with a social mission; Civilized Caveman founder George Bryant explains his belief that “the more dehumanized brands are, the less likely they are to survive”; the inside story behind a Genius idea; an innovative tea and juice brand causes a riot

Taste Radio Ep. 93: Project 7’s Tyler Merrick Is Trying to Save the World, One Pack of Gum at a Time 2018-01-23T20:30:46+00:00

Episode 92 - :

Presented by OWYN

Revive Kombucha: Sean Lovett

+ Good Karma Foods, Malibu Meals

Inside Revive Kombucha’s plan to become “the next Coke of the kombucha world"; Good Karma Foods CEO on why he’s “never as good as [he] will be tomorrow”; Malibu Meals eyes a pouch-packaged future for convenient, healthy eating. This episode is presented by OWYN.

Taste Radio Ep. 92: How This Brand Is Trying to Become the “Coke of the Kombucha World” 2018-01-16T17:52:09+00:00

Episode 91 - :

Coolhaus: Natasha Case

+ Secret Squirrel, Novo Brazil

Cool brand, hot concept: Coolhaus co-founder Natasha Case on branding as a “point of view and a culture”; A cold brewed journey from the military to mainstream retail with Secret Squirrel founder Trevor Smith; Craft beer with a Brazilian vibe made in Southern California. What’s not to love?

Taste Radio Ep. 91: Coolhaus CEO: Branding Is a “Point of View And a Culture”; A Secret Success, From the Military to Mainstream Retail 2018-01-10T09:10:21+00:00

Episode 90 - :

Presented by OWYN

Chameleon Cold-Brew: Chris Campbell

+ Golden Road Brewing, Tribali Foods

Cold brew won’t save the world. Just ask Chameleon Cold-Brew co-founder and CEO Chris Campbell; How Golden Road’s Meg Gill is paving a gilded path for craft at Anheuser-Busch; The Tribali take on grass-fed meat. This episode is presented by OWYN.

Taste Radio Ep. 90: Chameleon Cold-Brew’s Campbell: “Humility Has Been Incredibly Helpful For Us” 2018-01-03T13:26:18+00:00

Episode SE - :

Special Edition: The Best of 2017

Everyone’s heard “15 minutes could save you 15 percent or more in car insurance.” Well folks, we don’t know much about the business of insuring your 2009 Honda Accord, but we can tell you that taking 15 minutes to listen to this special edition of Taste Radio could be a game-changer for you and your company.

Taste Radio Special Edition: The Best of 2017 2017-12-27T13:34:16+00:00

Episode 89 - :

Vital Proteins: Kurt Seidensticker

+ BRU Broth, ZenBasil

You don’t have to be a rocket scientist to break into the food and beverage business… but it doesn’t hurt. Just ask Vital Proteins founder Kurt Seidensticker; something’s BRUing in the trendy world of bone broth; is basil seed an ingredient to watch in 2018?

Taste Radio Ep. 89: A Vital Podcast on Collagen, E-Commerce and Future Food Trends 2017-12-28T09:38:16+00:00

Episode 88 - :

DRY Soda: Sharelle Klaus

+ My/Mo, Bear Squeeze, Sports Juice

Distributors called her a “relentless bitch,” but Sharelle Klaus paid little mind to their insecurities. She was too busy building a business; My/Mo CMO talks mochi momentum; Keto FTW: Bear Squeeze founders chat about Showdown triumph.

Taste Radio Ep. 88: DRY Soda Founder on How to Play The Long Game… and Win; My/Mo CMO Talks Mochi Momentum 2017-12-18T09:35:28+00:00

Episode 87 - :

Forager Project: Stephen Williamson & J.C. Hanley

+ Ibex Yogurt Founder Brandon Partridge, Bitsy's Brainfood

How organic plant-based food and beverage company Forager Project aligns innovation with current trends while staying true to its core mission; living at “the edge of success and extinction,” with the founder of Ibex Yogurt; the Bitsy way of making brain food.

Taste Radio Ep. 87: Forager Project Co-Founder: “We Are Great Believers in ‘Ready. Fire. Aim.’” 2017-12-08T15:03:04+00:00

Episode 86 - :

Back to the Roots: Nikhil Arora

+ BeerBoard, Nitro Beverage Co.

Going Back to the Roots to become “The Pixar of Food”; Don’t spill a drop: BeerBoard challenges the status quo for draft pours; Nitro Beverage Co. goes next level with kombucha and cold brew.

Taste Radio Ep. 86: Going Back to the Roots To Become “The Pixar of Food” 2017-12-07T13:54:45+00:00

Episode 85 - :

Presented by Sovereign Flavors

Honest Tea Co-Founder Barry Nalebuff

+ Bully Boy Distillers, Bartesian

A wealth of wisdom from Honest Tea co-founder Barry Nalebuff, who shares lessons learned from over two decades in food and beverage; distilling the fast-growing world of craft spirits with Bully Boy co-founder Will Willis; meet Bartesian, aka the “Keurig for Cocktails.” This episode is presented by Sovereign Flavors.

Taste Radio Ep. 85: Honest Tea Co-Founder Barry Nalebuff: “Focus on Solving a Real Problem” 2017-11-27T12:00:14+00:00