In 2012, the total U.S. beer market grew by 1 percent; however, craft beer grew 15 percent in volume and 17 percent in dollar sales, representing a total barrel increase of nearly 1.8 million, according to preliminary data from the Brewers Association, Boulder, Colo.
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.
Building on its legacy of coupling Tennessee whiskey with music, Jack Daniel’s, a brand of Louisville, Ky.-based Brown-Forman Corp., is launching a coast-to-coast “Live at the Landmark” concert series beginning April 8.
Starbucks Coffee Co., Seattle, introduced a handcrafted Hazelnut Macchiato beverage to its menu at participating Starbucks retail stores nationwide. As one of the most popular flavors in Starbucks retail stores, second only to vanilla, the new beverage allows consumers to enjoy the popular flavor hot or iced.
Several other non-carbonated beverage brands included in agreement
March 4, 2013
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.