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


  • 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

Americans Glued to Food News in 2014

Posted December 16, 2014 by Christina Ng

Despite a year in which health care, gun violence and economic woes dominated headlines, 40 percent of Americans rated food-related news as more important than any other in 2014, according to a new study.

Uber to Deliver More Than Just People

Posted December 4, 2014 by Christina Ng

After a year of battling lawsuits from cab and state agencies alike, it seems that Uber, an on-demand car service headquartered in San Francisco, has found a new job – or rather, has expanded its services to go beyond just delivering people.

Finding Healthy and Organic in Non-Traditional Places

Posted December 2, 2014 by Christina Ng

Whole Foods’ grip as America’s top provider for organic foods is slowly slipping. In comparison to years’ past, when Whole Foods was the dominant player in natural and organic offerings, competition is increasingly fierce in retail channels considered non-traditional for natural and organic products.

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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.