Redd’s Apple Ale, a brand of Chicago-based MillerCoors, a joint venture of SABMiller plc and Molson Coors Brewing Co., added two new flavors to its line of super-premium domestic beers: Green Apple and Wicked Mango.
Kahlua, a brand of New York-based Pernod Ricard USA, released its latest limited-edition offering: Kahlua Salted Caramel. This new flavor from the brand was formulated to liven up an iced coffee and to give cocktail lovers a refreshing and delicious twist on their seasonal favorites for spring and summer enjoyment, the company says.
Krispy Kreme packaged coffee now available at amazon.com, other U.S. retailers
March 2, 2015
Krispy Kreme, Winston-Salem, N.C., and Massimo Zanetti Beverage USA, Portsmouth, Va., announced a multi-year licensing agreement for Massimo Zanetti to roast and distribute Krispy Kreme coffee for sale in grocery, mass-merchandise and club stores as well as online at www.amazon.com. The duo plans to expand availability to other online locations in the future.
New agreement will put branded K-Cups in retail outlets nationwide
February 27, 2015
Canton, Mass.-based Dunkin' Brands Group Inc., Orrville, Ohio-based The J.M. Smucker Co., and Waterbury, Vt.-based Keurig Green Mountain Inc. expanded their partnership by signing agreements for the manufacturing, marketing, distribution and sale of Dunkin' K-Cup packs at retailers nationwide in the United States, Canada and online.
Current Coca-Cola chairman and CEO Muhtar Kent remembers the leader
February 26, 2015
Donald Keough, a longtime executive of The Coca-Cola Co., Atlanta, died Tuesday, Feb. 24 at age 88. Keough served as the company’s president from 1981 to 1993. After his tenure as president, Keough returned to the company in 2004 as a director and served on its advisory board through 2014.
In Beverage Industry’s 2015 New Product Development Outlook study, 18 percent of respondents named cinnamon as a top-selling flavor for2015. Although we are early into the new year, it seems as those the readers of the magazine are carrying that assessment in their voting records.
Coca-Cola subsidiary also revamps Honest Fizz line
February 24, 2015
Honest Tea, a wholly owned subsidiary of Atlanta-based The Coca-Cola Co., is expanding its zero-calorie beverage offerings this year with three new varieties: two unsweetened, caffeine-free herbal iced teas and a zero-calorie organic soda. All will be for sale in natural food stores and the natural food aisles of mainstream grocers starting in March. In addition to the new product launches, the company is following through on its commitment to convert all varieties of its Honest Fizz line to organic certification, a goal set since the zero-calorie sodas were first introduced in early 2013.
Looking to expand its reach and bring its beers to even more customers, Minneapolis-based 612Brew launched three of its distinctive craft brews — Six, Unrated Rye IPA and Gateway Park Lager — in 12-ounce cans from Rexam Beverage Can North America, Chicago.