The #1 Food & Beverage Learning Resource

Grow or launch your food or beverage brand with the right knowledge and connections.

Why BevNET FBU?

  • 1Expand your food & beverage knowledge
  • 2Hear about common missteps for startups
  • 3Learn from experts in various fields
  • 4Affordable & available immediately

Introduction to BevNET FBU

What's New at BevnetFBU.com?

Whole Foods Looks Local For New Brands

Posted November 19, 2014 by Christina Ng

For socially conscious entrepreneurs in the food and beverage business, Whole Foods is the Holy Grail when it comes to getting your brand in front of interested consumers. But getting in is hard.

A Note from Our New Editor

Posted November 14, 2014 by Christina Ng

It looks like the time for introductions is needed. My name is Christina Ng (pronounced “-ing” in case you’re interested), and I am so excited to join BevNET as the new Editor for BevNET Food and Beverage University (FBU).

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How Can It Help You?

  • Avoid Common Pitfalls
    We've dealt with literally thousands of start up beverage and food startups since BevNET was founded in 1996. Our "Getting Started" section includes items for brand new food & beverage entrepreneurs.


  • Develop Your Product
    Learn about co-packers, flavor companies, ingredient sourcing, and everything you need to commercially produce your product.
  • Find Suppliers
    With the BevNET FBU "Supplier Finder," we've assembled a list of thousands of industry resources sorted by category. Everything you need to develop and manage your company.

  • Build Your Brand
    Building a product is one thing, but developing a brand is a whole other challenge. We've assembled several experts to offer their insight on the subject.

  • Fund Your Startup
    Raising money and funding your food & beverage brand is a hurdle for almost every entrepreneur. These segments help prepare you for finding and dealing with potential investors.

  • Distribute Your Product
    Regardless of how good or innovative your product is, you can't be successful without a sound understanding of how the distribution system works.

  • Regulatory & Labeling
    In today's world of functional beverages, there are countless regulatory issues that you need to understand. Here, we cover some of the most common issues.

  • Operate Your Company
    Once you've got the basics in place, it's time to operate your food & beverage company. Our featured experts help you set a structure for growth.