Caribou Premium Iced Coffee captures title with more than 50 percent of vote
July 19, 2016
Summer is in full swing and consumers are looking to cool off with some refreshing beverages. However, they still need that morning pick-me-up. To satisfy both need states, iced coffee releases continue to light up the shelves, and the readers of Beverage Industry agree.
BluePrint, a brand of New Hyde Park, N.Y.-based Hain Celestial Group, announced the launch of a new line of certified USDA organic kombucha drinks. Currently, the line is available at Whole Foods Market and local retailers in the New York Tri-State area and will be in Whole Foods Market Midwest- area stores starting in September. Additionally, starting Aug. 25, BluePrint Kombucha Drinks will be available in Sprouts Farmers Market locations, it adds.
Fine Wine Agency, @daddyissues_ partner for Fun Wine Co brand
July 19, 2016
Comedian and Internet personalityViolet Benson, known by her followers as @daddyissues_, has co-founded a new line of wine with Anthony Allport, chief executive officer of Fine Wine Agency, New York. Fun Wine Co is available online at funwine.com and at 40 retailers in New York, the company says.
Citrus, dark-fruit flavored CSD to be permanent variety
July 18, 2016
For the past three months, consumers have engaged in a passionate election: DEWcision 2016. Members of DEW Nation have cast their votes for either MTN DEW Baja Blast or MTN DEW Pitch Black, two specialty flavors that developed cult followings over the years, the company says.
There's not much time left before school starts again, which means college students, Gen Zer's, are getting packed to get back to the books. As Gen Z matures and becomes a more important consumer group, Beverage Marketing Corporation and Fluent conducted a survey to find out what these consumers are drinking. Click here to see the full infographic.
Company names Beatz global chief creative for culture
July 11, 2016
Hamilton, Bermuda-based Bacardi Ltd. and multi-platform artist Swizz Beatz have joined forces to deliver events, marketing and social activations with industry influencers in exciting and new ways, the company says.
The January 2017 issue of Beverage Industry includes our 2017 Bottler of the Year cover story as well as articles about new product development, packaging, health and wellness products and more. Check it out today!