New investments offer growth opportunities for juice brand
August 19, 2015
Suja Life LLC, San Diego, announced an investment and distribution partnership with Atlanta-based The Coca Cola Co. The Coca-Cola Co.'s minority investment will increase the availability of Suja, moving the juice brand closer to achieving its mission of democratizing organic, cold-pressured juice, the company says.
Two top-selling flavors now available in organic varieties
August 18, 2015
Inventure Foods Inc., Phoenix, continues to build upon its Jamba At-Home line of smoothie kits with the introduction of USDA certified-organic varieties of its top-selling Strawberries Wild and Razzmatazz flavors, the company says. The organic smoothies will be sold in 8-ounce packages with a suggested retail price of $4.99-$5.99. Each package yields two, 8-ounce smoothies when prepared as directed.
Mix pack designed for consumers seeking interesting, legendary experiences
August 17, 2015
White Plains, N.Y.-based Heineken USA’s Dos Equis brand announced the debut of its limited-edition variety pack: Exploration. The mix pack is designed to appeal to consumers who seek more interesting and legendary experiences, the company says.
$20 million investment equates to 11.7 percent ownership stake for DPS
August 12, 2015
Plano, Texas-based Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc. (DPS) has reached an agreement to make an equity investment in BA Sports Nutrition LLC, owner of BodyArmor SuperDrink, a line of premium sports drinks. The $20 million investment gives DPS an 11.7 percent ownership position in BA Sports Nutrition.
Infographic and video teach consumers about bottled and tap water consumption
August 6, 2015
The Alexandria, Va.-based International Bottled Water Association (IBWA) released an infographic and video aimed at helping consumers understand that bottled water uses very little of California’s water.
Can Manufacturers Institute launches new campaign, Open Up to Cans
August 5, 2015
Numerous packaging attributes are critical to consumers when making beverage choices, according to new data from the Washington, D.C.-based Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI). The research, which was conducted to support the new Open Up to Cans campaign, focuses on four core beverage can performance benefits: product taste and integrity, innovation, performance and sustainability, CMI says. The campaign promotes the aluminum can as a package for beverages.
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