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Sun Orchard Juicery, Tempe, Ariz., purchased a majority interest in the assets of 4U2U Brands, a Richmond, Va.-based company that produces and sells a line of 100 percent juices in 8-ounce cans.
As consumers are encouraged by dieticians and nutritionists to reduce sugar consumption, beverage manufacturers also are heeding this call by developing juice drinks that fit the bill.
Sunny Delight Beverages Co. (SDBC), Cincinnati, released its fifth annual sustainability report, which showcases the company’s progress toward its sustainability goals. During 2012, SDBC completed an $85 million state-of-the-art reinvention project aimed at improving every SDBC plant and product, enabling it to realize the efficiency, sustainability and economic benefits of its largest initiative ever, it says.
NextFoods added a gluten-free vegetable blend to its line of GoodBelly probiotic juice drinks: GoodBelly Carrot Ginger.
Ocean Spray Cranberries Inc. merged its cranberry juice with lemonade to create Ocean Spray Cran-Lemonade and Diet Cran-Lemonade juice drinks.
New York-based Vita Coco launched Vita Coco Kids, a new line of coconut water beverages formulated especially for children between the ages of 2 and 8. The new beverages will be available in Apple Island, Paradise Punch and Very Cherry Beach flavors.
White Rock Beverages, Whitestone, N.Y., acquired Jersey City, N.J.-based Fizzy Lizzy natural sparkling juices, which include its Grapefruit, Cranberry, Raspberry, Lemon, Fuji Apple, Yakima Grape and Tangerine Passion Fruit varieties. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Move over, orange juice! Purchase, N.Y.-based PepsiCo launched Kickstart by Mountain Dew for the breakfast occasion.
Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPS), Plano, Texas, announced that it has reached an agreement with Mondeléz International Inc., Deerfield, Ill., to reacquire the distribution rights for Snapple and several other non-carbonated beverage brands in parts of Asia-Pacific.
Brunswick’s Buffalo Grove and Tavern ‘45 host special guests at its VIP Preview Event on Oct. 14, 2013. The complimentary charity event benefited Clearbrook and the Special Olympics of Illinois. (Photos by Jennifer Haderspeck)
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