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.
New York-based Thirstie, an on-demand wine, beer and spirits delivery service, announced a partnership with Veev Spirits LLC,Los Angeles, to bring A Better Way to Drink to consumers. This partnership will be the first of many in Thirstie’s Brand Partnership Program as an initiative to continuously evolve the way consumers discover new spirit brands, it says.
The Coca-Cola Co., Atlanta, a founding partner of Special Olympics International, is encouraging fans worldwide to “Reach Up” in support of people with intellectual disabilities as thousands of athletes converge in Los Angeles later this month for the 2015 Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015.
Los Angeles-based Pabst Brewing Co., announced today that it will open a new brewery in Milwaukee on the site of the original Pabst Brewery, which was founded in 1844. Partnering with Milwaukee-based developers Zilber Ltd. and BRM, Pabst plans to sign a multi-year lease on a building within the Pabst brewery complex and expects to open the brewery to the public in the summer of 2016, marking a return to its hometown and birthplace, the company says.
Foodservice operator partners with Venus Williams for launch event
July 13, 2015
Jamba Juice Co., Emeryville, Calif., is teaming up with ClassPass, the premier fitness membership, for a special event collaboration to unveil three new flavor additions to its Freshly Squeezed Juice line: Veggie Vitality, Cucumber Orange Cooler and Orange Supreme.