Peet’s Coffee is the second major coffee brand adding kombucha to their portfolio. The craft coffee company announced that it acquired major stake in Revive Kombucha. Revive grew 168% in the last year, and the latest financing will likely help Revive capture the national market. The kombucha will be sold in more than 15,000 of Peet’s grocery store locations. Eric Lauterbach, President of the Consumer Division at Peet’s Coffee, said kombucha is a natural fit since consumers tend to love both coffee and kombucha.
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Fermented food and drink is on top of food trend lists for 2019. Gourmet Insider Magazine and Food & Drink Resources ranked fermented foods high, citing a consumer focus on gut health and a desire for more unique flavors fermentation offers. Other fermented trends include CBD-infused cocktails and coffee drinks, and “loaded” cocktails that taste unique and are decorated with unique garnishes.
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