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Swire Coca-Cola USA expands Utah, Idaho facilities

Bottler of the year automates for the future
January 10, 2014

Accumulating 130 additional SKUs within the last five years to reach nearly 500 total SKUs, Beverage Industry Bottler of the Year Swire Coca-Cola USA was pressed to find a warehousing solution to accommodate this proliferation.


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Craft beer consumers excited by seasonal offerings

Flavor variety brings consumers to the craft beer segment
December 11, 2013

Of the more than 100 beer styles defined by the Boulder, Colo.-based Brewer’s Association (BA), seasonal craft beers tend to be the most popular, according to analysts.


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White Rock test-launches zero-calorie soft drink

Company plans to expand Fizzy Lizzy into new packaging formats
December 11, 2013

In its more than 140-year history in the beverage marketplace, White Rock Beverages has gone through its own evolution.


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Private label flattens out as economy recovers

Private-label beverages highlight their value proposition
December 11, 2013

Following years of growth, total consumption of private-label products has softened as of late, says Harry Balzer, chief industry analyst for The NPD Group, Port Washington, N.Y.


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The Best Packages of 2013

Top packages showcase functionality, shelf appeal
December 11, 2013

What does it take to make a great package? According to Beverage Industry’s Best Packages of 2013 survey, emotional appeal, form and function, and a custom shape can give brands a leg up in the competitive beverage marketplace.


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Innovations of the Year 2013

Beverage Industry's 2013 list of industry-changing brands
December 11, 2013

In the technology world, one of the first things that might come to people’s minds when they hear the word “innovation” is Apple.


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Craft beers show personality through packaging

December 11, 2013

With so many craft beers available in the market, it can be hard for a consumer to choose one.


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Nestlé Waters North America spearheads growth in bottled water

Bottled water company evolves products, packaging to suit consumer needs
November 11, 2013

With a career spanning 35 years in the bottled water business, Kim Jeffery has seen a drastic change within the beverage industry since he joined Perrier Group of America in 1978.


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Mass merchandise channel declines due to store size changes

Store sizes evolve to market to rural and urban consumers
November 11, 2013

Between 2010 and 2012, the mass merchandisers channel declined nearly 3 percent, according to data from Euromonitor International, Chicago.


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Runa brings Amazonian guayusa to American beverage market

Beverage business focuses on giving back to indigenous communities
November 11, 2013

When Tyler Gage, co-founder and co-chief executive officer of Runa LLC, left California for South America, he was not planning to build a beverage company.


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International Pineapple Day at Bahama Breeze

In celebration of International Pineapple Day on April 2, Bahama Breeze locations across the country invited the media and consumers to celebrate with cocktails that feature the tropical flavor of the pineapple. (Photos by Liz Parker and Jennifer Haderspeck)

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