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Jamba Juice Co., Emeryville, Calif., enhanced its comprehensive eco-sustainability strategy by forming a strategic relationship with the Global Green USA’s Coalition of Resource Recovery (CoRR), an industry working group dedicated to accelerating waste diversion programs.
Seattle’s Best Coffee, a subsidiary of Seattle-based Starbucks Coffee Co., and TV chef Jeff Mauro searched the United States for this year’s most imaginative new coffee drink and have narrowed it down to six finalists. The duo’s contest, the Red Cup Showdown, now is calling on American Facebook users to vote by Aug. 22 for this year’s winner.
BodyArmor SuperDrink, a brand of Los Angeles-based BodyArmor Nutrition LLC, announced that professional football players Jason Pierre-Paul of the New York Giants and LeSean McCoy of the Philadelphia Eagles have joined the company as partners and investors. The announcement comes a week after New England Patriots tight-end Rob Gronkowski joined as a partner of the SuperDrink brand.
Honest Tea, Bethesda, Md., released the results of its first National Honesty Index social experiment.
Gatlinburg, Tenn.-based Ole Smoky Moonshine launched its first national TV ad campaign with the Discovery Channel. Focusing on the network’s series “Moonshiners,” ad spots for Ole Smoky also will appear on “American Chopper” and during the network’s “Shark Week” programming.
Celestial Seasonings, a subsidiary of Melville, N.Y.-based The Hain Celestial Group Inc., hosted its second annual B Strong Ride cycling event Aug. 11 to raise money for local and national cancer organizations.
As part of its second-quarter grants, the philanthropic arm of Atlanta-based The Coca-Cola Co., The Coca-Cola Foundation, awarded $1.25 million to the United Services Organization’s (USO) Operation Enduring Care program.
The Brewers Association, Boulder, Colo., released mid-year numbers for America’s small and independent craft brewers. Dollar sales were up 14 percent in the first half of 2012, and volume increased 12 percent during that same time period, the association said.
Seattle-based Starbucks Coffee Co. announced a new partnership with New York-based cupcake retailer Crumbs Bake Shop Inc. to bring Starbucks’ brewed coffees, teas and espresso-based beverages to all Crumbs locations.
In collaboration with the 2012 football season, Atlanta-based The Coca-Cola Co.’s Coke Zero brand partnered with former Pittsburgh football player Jerome Bettis, also known as “The Bus,” to support the annual Jerome Bettis Asthma and Sports Camp.
In celebration of International Pineapple Day on April 2, Bahama Breeze locations across the country invited the media and consumers to celebrate with cocktails that feature the tropical flavor of the pineapple. (Photos by Liz Parker and Jennifer Haderspeck)
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