Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc., Plano, Texas, reported that net sales and volume both increased 1 percent, respectively. These increases were impacted by favorable product and package mix and net pricing, partially offset by unfavorable segment mix and 1 percentage point of foreign currency.
Dr Pepper Snapple Group’s Mott’s brand entered the U.S. vegetable juice category with the launch of Mott’s Garden Blend. The 100 percent vegetable juice offers two servings of vegetables in every 8-ounce glass. Mott’s Garden Blend is available in Original and Low Sodium varieties and has a suggested retail price of $2.49 for a 32-ounce bottle and $3.99 for 64-ounce bottles.
The January 2016 issue of Beverage Industry includes a cover story on our Bottler of the Year, as well as articles about juice smoothies, RTD cold-brew coffee, and supermarket growth. Check it out today!