Zevia is guided by their mission to address the global health challenges resulting from excess sugar consumption by offering a broad portfolio of zero sugar, zero calorie, naturally sweetened beverages. This purpose sets the foundation for their existence, as they strive to make the world a better place. Zevia is a pioneering beverage brand, offering a platform of products that include a broad variety of flavors across Soda, Energy Drinks, Organic Tea, Mixers, and Kidz drinks.
Zevia was launched in 2007 as an alternative soft drink for those who want to avoid both added sugars and artificial sweeteners. The company was founded in Seattle, Washington by Derek Newman, Jessica Newman, and Ian Eisenberg. By the end of 2008, ACNielsen recorded that Zevia was the fastest growing natural product in the United States in terms of sales. The company's 2008 revenue was $925,000, and the product was available in 850 stores. In 2010, Zevia reported a 300% increase in same-store sales over 2009. Paddy Spence bought Zevia in 2010 and became both CEO and chairman.
In June 2021, Zevia filed to become a publicly traded company, and started trading around $13.77 on July 23, 2021.