Coca-Cola United makes $67 million investment in Chattanooga
March 3, 2016
Chattanooga Coca-Cola Bottling Co., a division of Birmingham, Ala.-based Coca-Cola Bottling Co. United Inc. (Coca-Cola United), announced the official grand opening of its new 296,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility on Shepherd Road in Chattanooga, Tenn.
Shake360 program aimed at consumers interested in optimal nutrition, healthy eating
March 1, 2016
Fort Washington, Pa.-based Nutrisystem, a provider of weight-management products and services, announced the launch of a new program, Shake360, to address a growing consumer segment interested in optimal nutrition and clean eating, the company says.
Global campaign invites consumers to learn about the brand’s history
February 29, 2016
Heineken unveiled a new integrated global marketing campaign called There's More Behind the Star. The brand of White Plains, N.Y.-based Heineken USA is inviting consumers to discover the authentic stories that are the foundation of the global brand, it says.
Campaign offers consumers the chance to win the Most Interesting Man in the World’s possessions
February 26, 2016
Dos Equis, a brand of White Plains, N.Y.-based Heineken USA, announced its new Cinco De Mayo-themed, fully-comprehensive, 360-degree campaign featuring national TV advertising, media partnerships, limited-edition packaging and a national sweepstakes. The campaign will encourage consumers to celebrate with Dos Equis and enter for a chance to win items from the Most Interesting Man’s collection of worldly possessions guaranteed to upgrade any Cinco de Mayo Celebration, the company says.
As Americans look for better-for-you alternatives to carbonated soft drinks (CSDs), the U.S. bottled water category is reaching unprecedented heights, according to new research from Chicago-based Mintel, which reveals that sales of bottled water increased 6.4 percent to top $15 billion in 2015. The market research firm expects sales to continue ascending at a rapid pace through 2020, with projected sales growth of 34.7 percent for the category, including 75.1 percent growth for the sparkling/mineral water/seltzer segment, it says.
A Diamond in the Rum features social media, digital, in-store support
February 23, 2016
Cruzan Rum, a brand of Deerfield, Ill.-based Beam Suntory Inc., announced it is unveiling the brand’s new campaign: A Diamond in the Rum. Crafted on the island of St. Croix, the company describes Cruzan Rum as a unique and exceptional spirit — qualities typically reserved to describe diamonds — and it’s these traits that inspired the latest campaign.
Lower sugar, decaffeinated juice tea created with kids in mind
February 22, 2016
Harvest Hill Beverage Co., Stamford, Conn., announced the launch of its latest innovation, Juicy Juice Teasers, a decaffeinated, lower sugar juice tea blend that will be available at Publix, Food Lion and Kroger stores in the Southeast United States and at select Wal-Mart stores throughout the U.S. later this month, the company says.
Latitude Beverage Co., Boston, announced the national rollout of its Mija Sangria, a bottled Sangria made with 100percent unfiltered fruit juice. After selling out of 18,200 cases in its first six months across a dozen states last year, Latitude Beverage Co. says it expects to sell more than 50,000 cases this summer through its expanded distribution. In addition, a 1.5-liter Mija Sangria flip-top bottle also will roll out this summer, it adds.