Independent Coca-Cola bottler will exchange territory in Jackson, Tenn., for territory in Lexington, Ky.
October 20, 2014
Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated, Charlotte, N.C., announced that it has signed a definitive agreement with Atlanta-based The Coca-Cola Co. to exchange its franchise territory in Jackson, Tenn., for territory currently served by Coca-Cola Refreshments USA Inc. (CCR), a wholly owned subsidiary of The Coca-Cola Co., in Lexington, Ky.
Switchel Organic beverages available in Original, Blueberry and Cherry varieties
October 14, 2014
CideRoad LLC, Mendham, N.J., launched an organic line of switchel beverages. Also known as “haymaker’s punch,” switchel typically features water, vinegar and ginger, according to Wikipedia. CideRoad Organic Switchel beverages will be available in Original, Blueberry and Cherry flavors.
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.