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.
Suffolk, U.K.-based Treatt revealed this summer’s hottest drink trends based on its latest independent research. Melons, blossoms, garden goodies and sophisticated mocktails are among the trending drink options the research found.
Green Mountain coffee Reserve Columbia Tres Bourbon now available
August 4, 2015
Keurig Green Mountain Inc., Waterbury, Vt., announced the launch of Green Mountain Coffee Reserve Colombia Tres Bourbon, a new ultra-premium coffee sourced exclusively from Colombia’s Caicedonia mountain range. Green Mountain Coffee Colombia Tres Bourbon also debuts a new look for the Reserve collection, such as new branding and a refreshed logo and packaging, the company says.
New whiskey is the second release in its Progressively Aged Rhetoric series
August 4, 2015
As bourbon continues to boom, whiskey enthusiasts are clamoring for new products to enjoy. To satisfy these whiskey consumers, Louisville, Ky.-based Orphan Barrel Whiskey Distilling Co., a division of Diageo plc, released its Rhetoric 21-Year-Old Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey.
The Boston Beer Co. Inc., Boston, reported second quarter 2015 net revenue of $252.2 million, an increase of $20.6 million or 9 percent versus the same period last year. This increase is mainly due to core shipment growth of 7 percent, the company says.
Top Chef star to judge food and wine pairings contest
July 28, 2015
Sonoma, Calif.-based Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards and “Top Chef” star Brooke Williamson have teamed up to discover the “most glorious appetizer recipe” in the country through its first-ever "Glorious Bites Challenge."
Mid-year measurement shows craft beer industry growth
July 27, 2015
The craft brewing industry has continued its strong growth in the first half of 2015, according to new mid-year data released by the Boulder, Colo.-based Brewers Association, the not-for-profit trade association dedicated to small, independent American craft brewers. American craft beer production volume increased 16 percent during the first half of the year, it says.
Readers of Beverage Industry Magazine are showing an affinity for organic protein smoothies. In the June New Product of the Month poll, Baltimore-based B’more Organic’s Strawberry Skyr Smoothie took the top spot.