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Corona Light to expand draft distribution nationally

Corona Extra will debut on draft in test markets

Crown Imports LLC, a Chicago-based division of Constellation Brands, announced that its Corona Light brand will expand on draft in more than 35 U.S. markets, and its Corona Extra brand will make its debut on draft in three test markets.


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Bacardi announces sustainable actions as part of ‘Good Spirited’ commitment

New benchmark sets goals for 2022 for sourcing, packaging and operations

Earlier this month, Hamilton, Bermuda-based Bacardi Limited unveiled its new “Good Spirited: Building a Sustainable Future” initiative, which will hold its global operations and suppliers for Bacardi rum to high sustainability standards.


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Nielsen study highlights CPG, retail needs of aging consumer demographic

North America leads in offering clearly labeled CPGs, foods for special diets

As the 65-and-older demographic increases in size and spending power, retailers, brand marketers and service providers have opportunities to better support the health and well-being of aging consumers, according to new findings from Nielsen, New York.


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Consumers advance beyond multichannel shopping, PwC reports

Annual survey of online shoppers reveals consumer expectations

Although retailers have historically used the “multichannel” approach to reach consumers, the rapidly growing focus on the consumer and integrated, customer-focused technology has paved the way for a “total retail” experience, according to New York-based PwC’s report “Achieving Total Retail: Consumer Expectations Driving the Next Retail Business Model.” Based on a survey of more than 15,000 online shoppers globally, the study reveals eight consumer expectations that call upon retailers to create a total retail business model transformation.


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Skinnygirl debuts line of liquid water enhancers

Low-calorie, naturally sweetened liquid concentrates will launch nationwide in March

The Skinnygirl brand has entered another new beverage segment with the announcement of its new, low-calorie Skinnygirl Water Enhancers.


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Cocozia enters Sedano’s Supermarkets

Coconut water company also partners with Roma Food Group

Epicurex LLC, North Miami Beach, Fla., has joined forces with Hialeah, Fla.-based Sedano’s Supermarkets to retail its Cocozia 100 percent organic coconut water. Sedano’s Supermarkets is expected to sell the entire Cocozia lineup, including original, coffee, pineapple, mango and chocolate varieties, at its 34 stores in Florida.


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Ole Smoky moonshine expands distribution internationally

Monarq will import spirits to Latin America, the Caribbean and U.S. duty-free retailers

Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, Gatlinburg, Tenn., has appointed Miami-based Monarq Group as the exclusive importer of Ole Smoky moonshines to Latin America, the Caribbean and U.S. duty-free retailers.


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Hangover Joe’s to launch Git-R-Done Energy shot

Non-caffeinated, all-natural energy shot will debut this summer

Hangover Joe’s Holding Corp., Highland Ranch, Colo., signed a licensing deal with Git-R-Done Productions Inc. to launch a new, non-caffeinated, all-natural energy shot featuring Larry the Cable Guy.


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Budweiser reveals ‘Rise As One’ 2014 FIFA World Cup campaign

Beer campaign includes TV ads, special-edition packaging

In anticipation of the upcoming 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil, St. Louis-based Anheuser-Busch’s Budweiser brand revealed “Rise As One,” a global creative campaign on behalf of its sponsorship of the tournament.


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Kraft releases 2014 innovations hot list

Mio Energy to add Acai Berry Storm and Tropical Fusion flavors

Northfield, Ill.-based Kraft Foods Group released its 2014 Innovations Hot List infographic. The infographic details trends and new products from the company including the new Mio Energy Acai Berry Storm and Tropical Fusion flavors.


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Top Beverage Flavors of 2014

Traditional flavors make up a large portion of beverage-makers’ selections, but tropical and exotic ones aren’t trailing too far behind. That’s according to research by BNP Media’s Market Research Division for Beverage Industry’s 2014 Product Development Outlook survey. Also see what's anticipated for top-selling flavors of 2015.

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A Healthy Future: Analyzing the latest health and wellness trends in the beverage market

The beverage marketplace continues to evolve to meet new trends and regulations. Our expert speakers will share with you their insight on what health and wellness topics will be paramount for the future success in the beverage industry.

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Gert van Manen, president of iTi Tropicals Inc., shares his insights on the U.S. coconut water market. Citing research from Krueger Food Laboratories, he also supplies information highlighting the difference between products that declare their added sugars and those that do not.

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2015 January

The January 2015 Beverage Industry includes a cover story on our bottler of the year, Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co. of Luverne, as well as articles about juice drinks, the 2015 New Product Development Outlook, and more. Check it out today!

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