Thirty-eight percent of consumers prefer aluminum cans when tailgating versus 26 percent who prefer plastic bottles. Thirty-six percent of consumers prefer cans at barbecues or picnics, compared with 30 percent who prefer plastic bottles.
In 1947, six employees in a wooden World War II Army hangar in Mississippi began distributing Canada Dry products. Today, that small operation has grown into a three-generation, family-run PepsiCo Inc. franchise with 328 SKUs.
Craft soda brand partners with Fiat for photo contest
December 22, 2015
Seattle-based Jones Soda Co. announced the winner of its third annual “Jonesin’ for a Fiat 500X” summer photo contest. Beth Edwards from Lexington, Ky., will take home the grand prize, which includes a new Fiat 500X crossover and one year’s supply of Jones Soda, the company says. Additionally, her winning photo will be featured on bottles of Jones Stripped throughout North America in 2016, it adds.
Just in time for the holiday season, Schweppes, a brand of Plano, Texas-based Dr Pepper Snapple Group, announced it is releasing Schweppes Dark Ginger Ale. Tapping into an increasing demand for stronger flavors, Schweppes Dark Ginger Ale offers a bolder, darker and richer flavor experience while maintaining the traditional, refreshing ginger ale taste, the company says.
Limited-edition packaging commemorates Matt Bonner’s career with San Antonio Spurs
November 17, 2015
Big Red Inc., Austin, Texas, teamed up with the NBA's Matt Bonner for a limited-edition 2-liter bottle of its same-named red soda brand to commemorate Bonner’s 10 year professional basketball career in San Antonio. Bonner is one of only six players to join the team's exclusive 10 year club.