New York-based Thirstie, an on-demand wine, beer and spirits delivery service, announced a partnership with Veev Spirits LLC,Los Angeles, to bring A Better Way to Drink to consumers. This partnership will be the first of many in Thirstie’s Brand Partnership Program as an initiative to continuously evolve the way consumers discover new spirit brands, it says.
The Coca-Cola Co., Atlanta, a founding partner of Special Olympics International, is encouraging fans worldwide to “Reach Up” in support of people with intellectual disabilities as thousands of athletes converge in Los Angeles later this month for the 2015 Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015.
Los Angeles-based Pabst Brewing Co., announced today that it will open a new brewery in Milwaukee on the site of the original Pabst Brewery, which was founded in 1844. Partnering with Milwaukee-based developers Zilber Ltd. and BRM, Pabst plans to sign a multi-year lease on a building within the Pabst brewery complex and expects to open the brewery to the public in the summer of 2016, marking a return to its hometown and birthplace, the company says.
Foodservice operator partners with Venus Williams for launch event
July 13, 2015
Jamba Juice Co., Emeryville, Calif., is teaming up with ClassPass, the premier fitness membership, for a special event collaboration to unveil three new flavor additions to its Freshly Squeezed Juice line: Veggie Vitality, Cucumber Orange Cooler and Orange Supreme.
Nashville-based Bonnie Rose, a new Tennessee white corn whiskey with a southern vibe, launched two new, natural flavors: Orange Peel and Spiced Apple, both with a suggested retail price of $18.99. Inspired by the legend of Bonnie Rose, the new brand makes its premiere in her favorite city, Nashville, and rolls out nationally immediately following, the company says.
White Plains, N.Y.-based Heineken USA announces the return of the Beers of Mexicovariety pack. Joining the mix this year is Dos Equis Roja, a distinctive red lager crafted with Mexican malted barley and hops. This latest version of the Beers of Mexico pack will be available in 12- and 24-packs starting Aug. 1.
This September, White Plains, N.Y.-based Heineken USA’s Tecate Light is extending its Born Bold program to capitalize on Mexican Independence Day celebrations, the company says. By tapping into Mexican-American duality, Tecate Light is encouraging bi-cultural LDA+ consumers to celebrate the authentic Mexican holiday with its beer, it says. The Born Bold program is supported with national TV spots, digital and social media, and Independence Day focused bilingual messaging on point-of-sales (POS) and displays, the company adds,
Polar to manufacture, distribute and sell Nestea and Poland Spring brands
July 9, 2015
Nestlé Waters North America Inc. (NWNA), Stamford, Conn. has signed a distribution agreement with Polar Beverages Inc., Worchester, Mass., to manufacture, distribute and sell cans under the Nestea and Poland Spring brand names. The alliance, named Polar Strategic Ventures, will become effective July 15 and will cover the Eastern United States.
Noah's Spring Water, Chicago, has added the Rexam 24-ounce Cap Can with closure technology from Dayton Systems Group (DSG) to its packaging mix, becoming the only bottled water available in a re-sealable aluminum container, the company says.