For Daylight Savings, Ketel One Botanical will lead the charge in ensuring these extra 60 minutes are celebrated in a meaningful way with a commemorative Spritz O'Clock moment and the act of taking time for oneself.
Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP), Burlington, Mass., and Plano, Texas, announced that its Snapple and CORE brands are transitioning to bottles made of 100 percent recycled (rPET) plastic. This move will eliminate approximately 46.3 million pounds of virgin plastic used by KDP annually, based on 2019 volumes, the company says.
Denver-based Caribé Juice, a minority-owned business, has acquired WTRMLN WTR, a female-founded company with a mission-forward brand and product portfolio. Caribé Juice is committed to continuing to advance the drink clean mission of WTRMLN WTR.
Dallas-based Mooala announced the introduction of a line of shelf-stable plant-based milks and creamers. Best known for its plant-based Bananamilk, Mooala is expanding its portfolio to include new, non-perishable versions plant-based milks and creamers.
Innova Market Insights, food trend specialists for over 25 years, unveils its annual Top Ten Trends report. The comprehensive report equips manufacturers, retailers and brands with the latest insights to drive innovation and answer current consumer demands.
In a retail promotion beginning in early November and running through December, Tecate is combining the Mexican Import with a tradition that reflects the Mexican American cultural heritage.
The National Urban League and PepsiCo, Purchase, N.Y., joined forces to create the Black Restaurant Accelerator, which will boost approximately 500 Black-owned businesses over the next five years.
Fetzer Vineyards, Mendocino County, Calif., announced it has signed a climate emergency declaration letter that recognizes the need to take definitive climate action now "to avoid irreversible changes to the planet and its inhabitants arising from the climate crisis."
HEINEKEN USA, White Plains, N.Y., and Hornell Brewing Co., an affiliated entity of AriZona Beverages, Woodbury, N.Y., announced they are bringing AriZona SunRise Hard Seltzer to the U.S. market.
Bacardi Ltd., Hamilton, Bermuda, is taking a stand in the fight against climate change and plastic pollution, as it unveils plans to put the world’s most sustainable spirits bottle on shelf by 2023.
Whole Foods Market, Austin, Texas, unveiled its Top 10 anticipated food trends for 2021 in the retailer’s sixth annual trends predictions. Hard kombucha, upcycled foods, leveled-up breakfasts and jerky made from produce are among the food influences expected to take off in the next year.
Ocean Spray Cranberries Inc., Boston, unveiled its first national Hispanic marketing campaign: Sabor Único. Bueno Para Todos, highlighting the brand's commitment to connecting farms to families and introducing the cranberry superfruit to new audiences.
7-Eleven Inc., Irving, Texas, continues to add to its private beverage portfolio. In the past two years, the convenience retailer has introduced energy and sports drinks, Icelandic spring waters, organic milk and cold-pressed juices. The latest to the fold is Triton, a new energy drink with L-Theanine, created to meet customers' desire for a sugar-free energy option, it says.
BeatBox Beverages, a brand of Austin, Texas-based Future Proof, launched its newest flavor: Peach Punch. Inspired by the classic road trip confection, Peach Rings, the newest Party Punch flavor will be the sixth in BeatBox's lineup of party-ready punches.
PepsiCo Inc., Purchase, N.Y., released its 2020 Green Bond Report, which provides an update on the allocation of the use of net proceeds from its first Green Bond, issued in October 2019 for $1 billion. As disclosed at issuance, the Green Bond's net proceeds are to be allocated to investments where PepsiCo believes it can make a lasting impact on priorities within its sustainability agenda, including packaging, decarbonization and water, while advancing several of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals.
Monster Energy, Corona, Calif., has partnered with legendary street artist RISK in launching two new additions to its line of energy-infused, flavor-packed juices: Juice Monster Papillon and Khaotic. To celebrate the launch, Monster will give away a one-of-a-kind "Khaotic" classic car designed by RISK to one winner on Dec. 15. Monster also is offering 50 winners Juice Monster backpacks.
Dry Creek Vineyard, Healdsburg, Calif., released a new package for the winery's flagship varietal, Fumé Blanc. The 2019 vintage features increased transparency about the grape origins, winemaking techniques, and the family winery's viticultural philosophy, it says.
Liquid I.V., El Segundo, Calif., is expanding their family of Multipliers with its latest launch: Hydration Multiplier+ Immune Support. The newest non-GMO drink mix contains an immune support blend and will be available nationwide at retailers like Walmart, Amazon, Costco and Liquid-IV.com.
Co-creator of Seagram's Escapes Peach Bellini, reality TV star and entrepreneur Cynthia Bailey is teaming up with the brand on its newest program — Seagram's Escapes Holiday Marketplace: Featuring Black-Owned Businesses — to help support these small businesses and drive sales during the important holiday shopping season, it says.
As consumers demand more from today’s beverages, today’s manufacturers continue to develop innovative new products that deliver function and convenience. Kudos to Big Easy Bucha’s new line of functional shots, which won Beverage Industry’s New Product of the Month for August.
San Francisco-based Endless West announced the addition of two new flavor profiles to the Glyph family: Glyph Spice and Glyph Royal.
Kahlúa, a brand of Pernod Ricard USA, New York, is toasting to International Coffee Day with the launch of Kahlúa Blonde Roast Style.
Through an exclusive partnership, Chicago-based Molson Coors Beverage Co. will distribute La Colombe Coffee Roasters' ready-to-drink (RTD) coffee products in the drug and convenience channels through its distribution network in 2021. La Colombe plans to fully transition its distribution for all channels to the Molson Coors network over time.
Hard Rock International (HRI), Hollywood, Fla., announced a partnership with Stewart's Enterprises Inc., the exclusive licensee of the original Stewart's Root Beer brand, to bring Hard Rock Premium Hard Seltzer to fans nationwide later this year.
Beverage Industry invites you to learn how you can simplify your bottled water testing with efficient solution by Sartorius.
Independent evaluator Keybridge LLC released its annual report on progress toward a nationwide goal, set by the beverage industry and the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, to reduce the calories and sugar Americans get from beverages. The report noted that 2019 saw the largest single-year reduction in calorie consumption and the third consecutive year of declines since the launch of the initiative.
The popular Wine Lovers' Advent Calendar is returning nationwide for its third year, after selling out within weeks both years prior. Available from Direct Wines Inc., South Norwalk, Conn., the Wine Lovers’ Advent Calendar contains 24 187-ml bottles of wine.
To celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day, MTN DEW, a brand of Purchase, N.Y.-based PepsiCo, announced it is supporting Heartland conservation and outdoor nonprofits with $100,000 in MTN DEW Outdoor Grants.
The Evan Williams Bourbon family, a brand family within Heaven Hill Distillery, Bardstown, Ky., announced its Evan Williams Black, Evan Williams Bottled-in-Bond and Evan Williams Flavors will receive a new signature bottle with updated label designs.