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Playing off superstition regarding the number 13, this August The Boston Beer Co. is introducing Samuel Adams Thirteenth Hour, referring to the beer’s mysterious combination of flavors and 13 brewing ingredients, the company says.
Bacardi U.S.A. Inc.’s newest rum, Bacardi Arctic Grape, combines the flavors of white grape and lingonberry, an arctic berry that grows in the subarctic climates of North America and Asia.
Marley Beverage Co. expanded its line of all-natural relaxation beverages with Marley’s Mellow Mood Lite, a low-calorie version of Marley’s Mellow Mood beverages. Marley’s Mellow Mood Lite is half lemonade, half tea and contains 40 calories in each 8-ounce serving.
The Island Brewing Co. launched Bully Hayes Hard Cola, a cola malt beverage made with pure Fijian rainwater that has an alcohol content of 8 percent. The beverage is made with a blend of bourbon and dry cola flavors and a hint of lime.
Marnier-Lapostolle Inc.’s new Quintessence brand features a blend of vintage cognacs sourced from the Grande Champagne region and special family reserves aged as long as 60 years in French oak vats.
The Bitter Truth GmbH’s new line of fruit liqueurs was introduced with Apricot and Violet flavors.
R.W. Knudsen Family added two flavors to its organic line of Sparkling Essence sparkling spring water beverages: Organic Lime and Organic Coconut.
Push Beverages’ Tribe Tea brand introduced new flavors: Peach Tea and Diet Green Tea with Honey and Ginseng.
Orgain Inc.expanded its line of Orgain ready-to-drink nutritional shakes for adults with the introduction of an organic, nutritional shake formulated specifically for children. Orgain Healthy Kids is sold in 250-ml. aseptic cartons and available in Chocolate, Strawberry and Vanilla flavors. The packaging carries the same minimalist design cues from the first Orgain brand, but adds a cartoon monkey and fresh ingredient images to entice children, the package design firm says. Orgain Healthy Kids launched nationally at Whole Foods Market stores and is available for $2.39-$2.49.
Second Glass hosted Wine Riot in Chicago on May 2 and 3. Wine Riot offered attendees an all-access pass to hundreds of new wines as well as multiple educational sessions about different wine styles and varietals. (Photos by Jennifer Haderspeck)
Iuliana Nita, Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics global marketing manager of food and beverage, offers her insights about ensuring sanitary performance of beverage dispensing equipment in foodservice applications. She also will offer some tips about choosing the right kind of tubing to handle acidic beverages.
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