who we are
Imbibe was originally founded in 1963 by Mr. Sumner Katz, a well-renown food and beverage scientist and entrepreneur. Over the past 45 years, Sumner and Imbibe have continued to build upon both its experience and its role as industry leader in the creation of new beverages. Sumner has developed beverages in every private label category over the years, as well as, continues to train the in-house scientists in this highly specialized chemistry field.
Andrew Rashkow, President and CEO, brings his vast business knowledge to Imbibe. While running a successful venture capital firm Andrew had the fortune of meeting Sumner. After analyzing the private label beverage industry Andrew saw tremendous growth opportunities for Imbibe in private label beverages and soon became CEO in 1997.
Imbibe is a unique resource with the capabilities to turn ideas into finished drinks in powder, liquid and concentrate form with unrivaled quality, taste and speed-to-market thanks to our tremendous staff.
Imbibe's portfolio of beverages is constantly expanding in response to consumers evolving needs and the introduction of new and innovative private label ingredient and packaging technologies.
Our facilities and resources
Our corporate offices and laboratories are located in the Chicagoland area.
Our network of beverage manufacturers throughout the continental USA and internationally offers Imbibe the ability to manufacture all types of beverages closest to your location.
We continually interact with leading academic institutions and their food science departments, professional industry associations, and specialty research and development enterprises.
We are experts in developing the highest quality
beverage solutions for you.
Contact us with your drink idea.