Can Manufacturers Institute launches new campaign, Open Up to Cans
August 5, 2015
Numerous packaging attributes are critical to consumers when making beverage choices, according to new data from the Washington, D.C.-based Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI). The research, which was conducted to support the new Open Up to Cans campaign, focuses on four core beverage can performance benefits: product taste and integrity, innovation, performance and sustainability, CMI says. The campaign promotes the aluminum can as a package for beverages.
The Coca-Cola Co., Atlanta, a founding partner of Special Olympics International, is encouraging fans worldwide to “Reach Up” in support of people with intellectual disabilities as thousands of athletes converge in Los Angeles later this month for the 2015 Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015.
The Double Cola Co. released a limited-edition 12-pack for its citrus soda, SKI brand. Its retro design was voted No. 1 last year by SKI fans through a label design contest that took place on Facebook.
Summer is here, and Purchase, N.Y.-based PepsiCo Inc.’s Pepsi brand is offering consumers one-of-a-kind fan experiences to some of the hottest music and sporting events, restaurants and travel destinations, it says. The brand announced how it will kick off the season with a summer campaign that will offer consumers prizes as well as a new mobile app that invites fans to "pop open music every hour."
This summer, Los Angeles will welcome 7,000 inspirational athletes from 177 different countries to the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games.
To celebrate, The Coca-Cola Co., Atlanta, founding partner of Special Olympics, has assembled a team of artists to record a unified song for the World Games titled “Reach Up.” The new song debuts will be performed during the World Games, the company says.
The Coca-Cola Co., Atlanta, unveiled the world’s first PET plastic bottle made entirely from plant materials at the World Expo - Milan. PlantBottle packaging pushes the boundaries on sustainable innovation by using groundbreaking technology to create a fully recyclable plastic bottle made from renewable plant materials, the company says.
How Food & Beverage Brands Can Remain Relevant to U.S. Consumers
June 1, 2015
Many of America's largest food and beverage (F&B) companies are in trouble, Rabobank, New York, says in its new report, "Dude, where's my consumer?" Iconic brands are increasingly out of favor with U.S. consumers, whose preferences and priorities have evolved, Rabobank says. Rabobank analysts predict that unless large F&B brands take bold action, they run the risk of following baby boomers (once their core consumer) into retirement.