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Zevia is an Official Sponsor of the 2016 Crossfit Games!

Zevia is proud to announce that we are an official sponsor of the 2016 CrossFit Games! In fact, Zevia is the first and only official soda of the CrossFit Games. Pretty surprising right? Well it shouldn’t be! CrossFit as an organization takes a firm stance against “big soda” and is actively fighting sugar consumption. As the leading zero-calorie,…

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Paddy Spence: My American Success Story

From secondhand jeans with knee patches to his Harvard MBA, Zevia CEO Paddy Spence’s journey has been a remarkable one, to say the least. Paddy and his two brothers were raised by a single mother, who was devoted to providing the best opportunities possible for his education and instilling a love of natural and organic…

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Yogi Berra, It Aint Over ’til it’s Over

It was announced this morning that beloved Yogi Berra has passed away yesterday at the age of 90. Not only was he an excellent baseball player and manager of the Yankees, Mets, and Astros, but he also was quite the unintentional philosopher. No matter what team you root for, it’s hard not to appreciate his…

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Agricultural Benefits of Stevia

A year ago, we posted a story about the positive impact of stevia crops and how stevia is supporting U.S. agriculture. Farmers were trading in their tobacco fields for stevia because you all were voting with your dollars! Stevia had also been edging out the tobacco industry in the rest of North America, South America, and China!…

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What’s Next for Non-GMO

Recently, Food Dive published an article about the growth of the Non-GMO industry, one we’ve recently become very familiar with!  They cite that Non-GMO products account for $550 billion, or 11%, of the $5 trillion global food and beverage industry. Packaged Facts predicts that the global market for Non-GMO products will actually double by 2019….

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Food Business News and Brand Transparency

Did you know, Zevia is the only diet soda in the top 20 not owned by Coke, Pepsi or Dr. Pepper Snapple?!  On Monday, Food Business News published an article highlighting our growth as well as our move to becoming clear in color and Non-GMO Project Verified.  The story dives into a conversation with Zevia CEO,…

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You’re Voting with Your Dollars & It’s Working!

There’s a lot of buzz these days about small, privately owned food and beverage companies going toe-to-toe with industry heavy weights. The New York Times recently published an article which highlights this changing landscape, including the emergence of companies that previously had trouble competing with the traditional behemoths.  Chobani, as you may recall, was one…

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Prevention Magazine’s Diet Soda Shakedown

Our friends at  Prevention magazine recently came up with a list of the worst diet sodas you can drink.  We all know the ingredients in those other sodas aren’t the best, read why… The publication takes a look at the various questionable additives these sodas contain, including aspartame, ace-K, sucralose, brominated vegetable oil (BVO) and…

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Sugary Drinks & Diabetes

You’ve probably heard, sugar isn’t quite as sweet as it seems to be. Researchers at the University of Cambridge performed a 10 year project to see if the consumption of sugar-sweetened drinks was associated with type-2 diabetes. After analysis, the results of 17 studies found that sugar sweetened drinks were, in fact, positively associated with…

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American Obesity Uptick Plateaus!

According to recent data, Americans are eating better and have finally ended the decades-long obesity increase. Interestingly, this coincides with the decline on consumption of sugary sodas for the first time since the new millennium. On average, the number of daily calories consumed by adults is declining for the first time in over 40 years….