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RISING STAR: CORE

Core executed on all cylinders in 2016, powering forward with its ambitious platform strategy. With its “perfect pH” water driving brand growth, Core earlier this year landed a spot in Dr Pepper Snapple Group’s Allied Brand portfolio, a ...

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Serial snacker: Can Jason Cohen strike CPG gold again with Road Crew Crunch?

Most entrepreneurs are lucky if they strike CPG gold once. Jason Cohen has done it multiple times, and reckons he could be onto a winner again with Road Crew Crunch...

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HUNGRY GIRL

If you're craving a sweet drink that isn't packed with calories or artificial ingredients, meet your new favorite beverages!

If you're craving a sweet drink that isn't packed with calories or artificial ingredients, meet your new favorite beverages! Flavored with a splash of fruit juice and sweetened with organic...

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POP STAR!

Summer Must-Have: Beat The Heat With CORE Hydration!

 

With the summer heat upon us, it’s SO important to stay hydrated! Some of our fave celebs do so with Core Hydration! Take Karlie Kloss (above) for example – the model (who just so happens to be apart of Taylor Swift’s mega squad) can always be spotted roaming the L.A. streets with a CORE Hydration bottle! CORE Hydration water is ultra-purified using a seven stage proprietary process including U.V., carbon filtration...

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JASON COHEN, CO-founder, halen brands (CORE Nutrition, chef's cut real jerky, road crew crunch): ARE YOUR EMPLOYEES HAPPY?

What keeps me up at night is my employees. I am constantly thinking of their future and the time they put into the company vs their family. Managing a business is one thing. Having your employees put their faith in your dream is the ultimate reward...

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PROJECT NOSH

Halen Brands Acquires OWYN, Launches S.A.F.E. Platform

 

To give consumers what they want, and perhaps what they need, CPG collective Halen Brands has acquired plant-protein centric brand Only What You Need (OWYN). The brand debuted at Natural Products Expo West as part of Halen’s newly launched, allergen-friendly brand platform, Safe Allergen Friendly Environment (S.A.F.E.)...

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PROJECT NOSH

University of Maryland Appoints Jason Cohen to Business School’s Board of Advisors

 

The Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, College Park named Jason Cohen, founder and co-CEO of Halen Brands, Inc., to its Board of Advisors for a three-year term beginning July 1, 2017.

 

Cohen, a 1996 alumni of the University of ...

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Jason Cohen '96: Healthy Snacks Creator Gives Back to Support Entrepreneurs

 

Over the past 15 years, Jason Cohen ’96 has become a successful entrepreneur in the snack food industry—creating and selling snacks that are both healthy and tasty. Jason attributes his resolve to become his own boss to an introductory course at the Smith School of Business, when his professor predicted that...

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FORBES

Why Flavor And Packaging Innovation Matters When Marketing To Millennials

 

We’ve all been guilty of grabbing a snack here and there between meals while at the office (Company Kitchen, anyone?). This is particularly true of Millennials, who spend more money on snacks than any other generation.

 

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Skinny Pop Brand Warrior Nods to Amazon’s Growing Clout in Food

 

The man who helped put Skinny Pop in lunch boxes all over America is embracing Amazon.com Inc., the scourge of the grocery business.

 

The biggest food companies, notoriously slow to respond to consumer whims and losing market share to nimbler upstarts, desperately crave innovation to keep ahead of Amazon’s threat. And

 

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