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Mott’s expands with three new juice drink flavors

New beverages offer 40 percent less sugar, no artificial sweeteners

Plano, Texas-based Dr Pepper Snapple Group’s Mott’s brand is expanding past its staple apple juice and apple sauce products with a new line of juice drinks.


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Beer overtakes CSDs as Americans’ drink of choice for Super Bowl

Nielsen study notes shift from healthy to traditional for the big game

While watching Super Bowl XLVIII this year, more than half of U.S. consumers plan to drink or serve beer, according to a study conducted by Nielsen, New York.


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Coca-Cola celebrates football dreams in Super Bowl commercial

Online sharing will support Boys & Girls Clubs of America

Atlanta-based The Coca-Cola Co. is using one of its two 60-second Super Bowl ads to emphasize consumers’ dreams and aspirations. The commercial, “Going All the Way,” tells a story of triumph over adversity, the company says.


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Diageo acquires Peligroso tequila brand

Premium brand joins Don Julio and DeLeón in tequila portfolio

Norwalk, Conn.-based Diageo purchased super-premium tequila brand Peligroso from California-based Peligroso Spirits Co. LLC. This announcement comes three weeks after the company announced a joint venture with rap artist and entrepreneur Sean “Diddy” Combs to acquire the luxury tequila brand DeLeón.


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NY2O joins Drink Up initiative

Bottled water brand encourages consumers to drink more water more often

Premium bottled water brand NY2O, New York, joined the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) to support the Drink Up initiative, which encourages people to drink more water more often.


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Core Power sponsors 2014 Reebok Spartan Race series

Protein drink brings natural energy, recovery benefits to athletes

Core Power, a brand of Chicago-based fairlife LLC, signed on as the national sponsor and official protein drink of the 2014 Reebok Spartan Race, a global obstacle race series. The partnership pairs two companies committed to providing athletes and active individuals with tools and experiences designed to enhance sports performance.


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Dos Equis extends Cinco de Mayo program

Dos de Mayo will debut at retail and on-premise this spring

This spring, Heineken USA’s Dos Equis brand will leverage the success of its 2013 Dos de Mayo program by inviting consumers of legal drinking age to take a new path and discover more interesting and more meaningful celebrations leading up to the Cinco de Mayo holiday on May 5.


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Four Loko replaces Coco Loko with Blue Hurricane flavor

New variety will debut this spring

Phusion Projects, Chicago, introduced a new flavor to its Four Loko line of flavored malt beverages.


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Lifeway Foods reports preliminary Q4, full-year 2013 sales results

Kefir line supports overall company sales growth

Lifeway Foods Inc., Morton Grove, Ill., released its preliminary sales results for the fourth quarter and full year that ended Dec. 31, 2013.


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Anheuser-Busch InBev to re-acquire Oriental Brewery

Business move will strengthen AB InBev’s position in Asia-Pacific region

Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev), Leuven, Belgium, announced that it will re-acquire Oriental Brewery (OB), a leading brewer in South Korea, from New York-based Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. (KKR) and Hong Kong-based Affinity Equity Partners for $5.8 billion.


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Dinner with Tequila Don Julio

Diageo is taking its Tequila Don Julio brand on the road this summer with a rolling Airstream Speakeasy mobile craft cocktail bar. The team stopped in Chicago on July 29 to share some specialty tequila cocktails paired with food from Chicago restaurants Honey Butter Fried Chicken and The Radler as well as dessert venues Black Dog Gelato and Baker Miller. (Photos by Jennifer Haderspeck)

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