What Else We’re Consuming

1. BECAUSE MARKET: Adult Incontinence Products Industry Continues to Grow
New players, new product formats increase competition in the market

FROM THE ARTICLE: One of these new players is Because Market, which…has a full suite of high-quality and high-performing products, including adult protective underwear…It’s also developed wipes, cleansers, barrier creams and other skincare items, supplements and CBD products.

Because has focused on reaching the 65+ market with its products. “It all started with our own families – we were the people who drove to six different stores trying to find supplies for our parents and grandparents but always came up short, unable to find what they needed at grocery stores and pharmacies,” says Luca Gualco, Because president and co-founder.

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2. LITTLE PASSPORTS ft. among 19 great gifts for 6-year-olds – USA TODAY

FROM THE ARTICLE: Give them a gift that keeps on giving all year long with a Little Passports subscription. Each monthly box focuses on a different country, and includes activities and keepsakes that relate to the area of the world. The initial shipment includes an adorable mini suitcase that kids can decorate with stickers and use to store their treasures.

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3. CURIOUS ELIXIRS: Enough With the Seltzer: The Booze-Free Cocktail Has Arrived – NEW YORK TIMES

FROM THE ARTICLE: “Killian Moore, a building superintendent, stopped drinking six years ago. This meant a lot of seltzer at parties. It grew tiresome.

Then he found out about Curious Elixirs, bottled, alcohol-free cocktails. His favorite was a spicy jalapeño pineapple concoction. “It’s faux margarita,” he said. “You get the heat you might get from tequila, and the pineapple is the fruit part; they’re real sipping drinks.” Problem was, the product was hard to find.”

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4. BARRIE HOUSE COFFEE: Partnership for Gender Equity Developing Gender Equity Index for the Coffee Industry – DAILY COFFEE NEWS

FROM THE ARTICLE: “What I like about this project is that it acknowledges gender equity is a journey, not a destination,” Barrie House Coffee Roasters CEO Craig James said in the announcement. “What we are striving for is concrete evidence that our sustainability service partners at origin have a robust plan, leveraged by best practices, and that they achieve positive progress year after year.”