Articles Tagged with ''flavored vodka''

UV releases new tropical fruit candy-flavored vodka

UV Sugar Crush developed in response to rise in millennial nostalgia

Phillips Distilling Co., Minneapolis, launched UV Sugar Crush tropical fruit candy-flavored vodka.


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World Cup-themed cocktails quench thirst for soccer action

Ketel One Vodka releases cocktails to cheer on Brazil, Chile, the Netherlands and Mexico

Since the start of the FIFA World Cup on June 12, soccer (or football) has taken the world by storm. Just this week at IFT in New Orleans, tradeshow attendees gathered around exhibitor booths with TVs to catch the action. In some moments, you almost forgot you were at a tradeshow when the fan crowd roared and cheered.


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Brown spirits dominate growth of US spirits market

Growth slowing in flavored vodkas, overall spirits category, Rabobank reports

Brown spirits are leading much of the growth in the U.S. spirits market, with the segment growing 3 percent in the first four months of 2014, according to New York-based Rabobank’s latest global spirits report. More specifically, sales of Tennessee whiskey and bourbon expanded their already large shares, while flavored whiskey, rye, small-batch whiskey, and Irish whiskey and single-malt Scotch whisky maintained their impressive growth rates, it reports.


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Liquid concentrates spread from America to Europe, Asia

Beverage Industry to explore global beverage trends in May 2014 issue

Hard ciders were popular in the United Kingdom for years before reaching the mainstream U.S. market. Likewise, stevia was used as a sweetener in Japan for decades before getting approval as a safe food additive in the United States in the form of Rebaudioside A, according to Cargill. Many trends are born overseas and eventually make their way to the U.S. market. But that doesn’t mean Americans can’t be trendsetters too.


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Whiskeys lead spirits growth

RTD cocktails decline

In a hypothetical “Star Wars” scenario, Darth Vader could use the dark side of the Force to telekinetically shatter a glass bottle of vodka from across the room, for instance.


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Blue Ice Creme Brulee Vodka

Blue Ice Vodka, a brand of 21st Century Spirits, introduced its first flavored vodka: Blue Ice Crème Brûlée Vodka.


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Belvedere Mango Passion

Belvedere Vodka, a brand of LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, will launch new Belvedere Mango Passion nationally on April 1.


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Smirnoff launches ‘Guiltless Pleasures’ Pinterest contest

Contest coincides with launch of Smirnoff Sorbet Light Pineapple Coconut

Smirnoff Vodka, a brand of Norwalk, Conn.-based Diageo North America, launched the “Guiltless Pleasures” Pinterest contest to celebrate female consumers’ guiltless pleasures. As part of the contest, three women will have the opportunity to make their Pinterest aspirations a reality by pinning the things they love. The contest is timed in conjunction with the launch of Smirnoff Sorbet Light Pineapple Coconut, a guilt-free treat, the company says.


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Smirnoff Sorbet Light Pineapple Coconut

Diageo expanded its Smirnoff Sorbet Light vodka line with the addition of Pineapple Coconut.


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UV Sriracha

Phillips Distilling Co. added UV Sriracha to its flavored vodka portfolio, marking the 20th flavor for the brand.


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Dinner with Tequila Don Julio

Diageo is taking its Tequila Don Julio brand on the road this summer with a rolling Airstream Speakeasy mobile craft cocktail bar. The team stopped in Chicago on July 29 to share some specialty tequila cocktails paired with food from Chicago restaurants Honey Butter Fried Chicken and The Radler as well as dessert venues Black Dog Gelato and Baker Miller. (Photos by Jennifer Haderspeck)

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A Healthy Future: Analyzing the latest health and wellness trends in the beverage market

The beverage marketplace continues to evolve to meet new trends and regulations. Our expert speakers will share with you their insight on what health and wellness topics will be paramount for the future success in the beverage industry.

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Gert van Manen, president of iTi Tropicals Inc., shares his insights on the U.S. coconut water market. Citing research from Krueger Food Laboratories, he also supplies information highlighting the difference between products that declare their added sugars and those that do not.

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The January 2015 Beverage Industry includes a cover story on our bottler of the year, Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co. of Luverne, as well as articles about juice drinks, the 2015 New Product Development Outlook, and more. Check it out today!

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