Among the numerous beverage categories, the flavored malt beverage (FMB) segment, also known as progressive adult beverages (PABs), is resonating with consumers based on the convenience it offers, according to this year's beer market report.
Range of flavors to be available nationwide March 1
February 17, 2016
Seagram's, a brand of Rochester, N.Y.-based North American Breweries, announced the launch of a new line of hard sodas that will hit shelves nationally March 1. Seagram's Hard Soda will be available in a range of flavors including Cherry Cola, Grape Soda, Lemon n' Lime and Orange Cream, the company says. Lemon n' Lime and Orange Cream now are available early in select Publix stores in the Southeast.
Multi-pack features four of the brand's eight flavors
October 16, 2015
Geloso Beverage Group’s Clubtails’ Cocktail-in-a-Can line, which were initially only available in 16-ounce single cans, now is available in a six-pack glass multi-pack featuring four of the brand’s eight flavors: Sex on the Beach, Bahama Mama, Long Island Iced Tea and Blue Motorcycle.
Groupe Geloso was founded in 1960 by Italian immigrant Vincenzo Geloso. He and his sons, Aldo, Antoine and Nicolangelo, rose from humble beginnings importing and crushing grapes to creating a multi-national beverage company that would help define future categories in the alcohol beverage industry.
Anheuser-Busch, the St. Louis-based subsidiary of Anheuser-Busch InBev, announced it will invest more than $1.5 billion in its U.S. brewing, agriculture, packaging and distributing operations by 2018. These investments will support growth of its brands and reinforce the beer company's commitment to the U.S. communities where it operates through local spending and jobs, the company says. The beer company plans to spend an estimated $850 million on brewery- and packaging-expansion projects, $220 million on product innovation initiatives, and $720 million in sustaining and increasing efficiency of its existing footprint, it adds.
The January 2017 issue of Beverage Industry includes our 2017 Bottler of the Year cover story as well as articles about new product development, packaging, health and wellness products and more. Check it out today!