Headline performances by Foo Fighters, Imagine Dragons and The Roots
December 23, 2013
Bud Light, the official beer sponsor of the NFL, announced its concert lineup for the four-day weekend during Super Bowl 2014 at the Bud Light Hotel. The lineup includes headline performances by musical artists the Foo Fighters and Imagine Dragons as well as a tribute to New York City’s hip-hop history curated by The Roots. Last month, the brand of St. Louis-based Anheuser-Busch announced that the Bud Light Hotel will take place on a brand-new cruise ship docked in the Hudson River in New York.
Beverage available for foodservice and office coffee service customers
December 23, 2013
Martinson, a brand of Fort Worth, Texas-based Mother Parkers Tea & Coffee, announced the North American release of its Joe's Cup O'Cocoa Hot Cocoa Mix in RealCup single-serve capsules for foodservice and office coffee service customers.
Winery expands from Napa Valley with 20-acre vineyard site located in Washington’s Red Mountain AVA
December 20, 2013
Originally rooted in Napa Valley, Duckhorn Wine Co. is taking its wine-making expertise to Washington state with the acquisition of a 20-acre vineyard site in the acclaimed Red Mountain American Viticultural Area (AVA).
New cohorts analyze consumers by healthy behaviors, age
December 17, 2013
Chicago-based Information Resources Inc. (IRI) released two new major demographic segmentations to help consumer packaged goods (CPG) manufacturers and retailers better understand consumers. The NutriLink segmentation classifies U.S. consumers into six groups based on their behavior and attitudes toward health, diet and nutrition, as well as their demographics, while the SilverLink segmentation specifically analyzes U.S. adults aged 50 and older based on demographics; attitudes toward aging, health and wellness; shopping behavior; and lifestyle habits.
California, Texas and New York among top-grossing states for craft beer
December 16, 2013
According to a new analysis by the Brewers Association (BA), small and independent American craft brewers contributed $33.9 billion to the U.S. economy in 2012. This figure is derived from the total impact of beer brewed by craft brewers as it moves through the three-tier system, as well as all non-beer products that brewpub restaurants sell.
The Coca-Cola Co., Atlanta, announced management and organizational changes related to Coca-Cola Americas in order to accelerate growth. Following the reorganization of the company’s operating structure last year, The Coca-Cola Co. is taking further action to streamline its focus and expedite its refranchising to independent bottling partners.