Single-serve coffees offer 30 percent more than other brands, company says
October 10, 2014
Barnie's CoffeeKitchen, Orlando, Fla., launched a new line of Keurig-compatible, single-serve coffees called CupUp. CupUp capsules brew a café-quality cup of coffee with 30 percent more coffee than other brands, the company says.
Purchase, N.Y.-based PepsiCo Inc. reported organic revenue growth of 3.1 percent, reported net revenue growth of 2 percent, and core earnings per share of $1.36 for the third quarter of 2014, which ended Sept. 6.
Company also enters 20-year supply agreement with Oceans Omega
October 9, 2014
Omega Brands Corp., Tampa, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Mycell Technologies LLC, Paramus, N.J., to purchase certain specified assets related to its Omega Infusion omega-3-infused beverages and nutritional shots. Omega Brands also entered into a 20-year supply agreement with Oceans Omega LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mycell Technologies, for its proprietary omega emulsion.
The bottled water industry is efficient when it comes to both calories and water use, according to a new infographic released by the International Bottled Water Association (IBWA), Alexandria, Va. Consumers can cut billions of calories by choosing bottled water instead of another packaged drink and support an industry that uses little water, it says.
Shazam Coffee first from Keurig-authorized distributor
October 7, 2014
Waterbury, Vt.-based Keurig Green Mountain Inc. and Brockton, Mass.-based office products dealer W.B. Mason Co. Inc. signed a multi-year agreement to offer W.B. Mason’s Shazam Coffee in K-Cup packs for the Keurig hot-brewing system in away-from-home channels. Shazam will be the first brand to come into the Keurig family from a Keurig-authorized distributor.
New Heineken USA ad recommends serving cider over ice
October 3, 2014
Strongbow Hard Apple Cider, a brand of Heineken USA, White Plains, N.Y., launched a new marketing campaign, “Cider at its Bestest.” The new, national campaign explains to consumers that Strongbow is best served over ice and includes the brand’s first U.S. TV spot, “Slow Motion Horse.”
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