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Vemma Nutrition Co. announced that its sales reached $20 million per month in July, which is a record for the Scottsdale, Ariz.-based company.
Congressmen Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., and Chris Collins, R-N.Y., introduced the bipartisan Cider Industry Deserves Equal Regulation (CIDER) Act. The act would amend the section of the tax code that deals with wine and related beverages to allow hard cider-makers increased flexibility in their final products without potentially facing increased tax liability.
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.
Jamba Inc., Emeryville, Calif., reported unaudited financial results for the second fiscal quarter that ended July 2. The company recorded a quarterly comparable store sales increase of 2.2 percent for company-owned stores, driven by increases in store traffic and average check.
Parent companies SABMiller plc and Molson Coors Brewing Co. reported a 2.9 percent decline for Chicago-based MillerCoors to nearly $2.2 billion in total net sales during the second quarter.
St. Louis-based Anheuser-Busch, a division of Anheuser-Busch InBev, opened The Biergarten at its Brewery and Tour Center in St. Louis. The outdoor establishment offers guests a place to gather and relax while enjoying a beer experience, including exploring lager beers and trying ales and other specialty beers, the company says.
The board of directors of The Peligroso Spirits Co. named Rick Scully as president of the San Clemente, Calif.-based company.
Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars, Napa, Calif., unveiled the design for its state-of-the-art visitor center. Earlier this month, the winery broke ground on the new visitor center which will overlook its estate vineyards: FAY and S.L.V.
Seattle-based TalkingRain, the maker of Sparkling Ice, announced its sponsorship of Party Camp, a one-day event that aims to bring the joy of summer camp to grown-ups while helping the underprivileged.
Jamba Juice Co., Emeryville, Calif., and The Quaker Oats Co., a subsidiary of PepsiCo Inc., Purchase, N.Y., have entered into a strategic product development alliance. The partnership capitalizes on both companies' equities and capabilities in engaging health-conscious consumers, and officially launches with an easy-to-blend version of Quaker Oats whole grain as part of Jamba Juice’s roster of boosts available in its stores nationwide, the companies say.
Hendrick’s Gin invites consumers to experience the world inside its bottle. (Photos by Jennifer Haderspeck)
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