Seasonal favorites inspire cocktails in on-premise channel
October 11, 2013
Cranberry, caramel, apple, cinnamon and pumpkin are among the top flavors featured in flavored vodkas this fall, according to Chicago-based Technomic Inc.’s online Digital Resource Information Knowledgebase (DRINK) database.
Wat-aah! Boo bottle will continue brand’s support of Drink Up
October 10, 2013
New York-based Wat-aah! released its Wat-aah! Boo limited-edition bottle to celebrate Halloween and to promote healthy hydration in support of the Partnership for a Healthier America's (PHA) Drink Up initiative. On the label, the brand's Wat-aah! Boy character is portrayed in silhouette and screaming, "Boo!" to surprise its audience, the company describes.
Vodka brand creates themed cocktails for San Francisco event
October 9, 2013
Skyy Vodka, a brand of San Francisco-based Campari America, announced its official partnership with the Treasure Island Music Festival in San Francisco, which will take place Oct. 19-20. The vodka brand will serve as the official vodka during the seventh annual progressive music event, which will host dance music and indie-rock groups including Atoms for Peace, Beck, Major Lazer and Animal Collective.
Brand encourages consumers to scan product labels to access digital content
October 8, 2013
Seagram’s Gin, a brand of New York-based Pernod Ricard USA, launched its new Ginsider mobile application. The new app allows consumers to scan Seagram’s Peach and Pineapple Twisted Gin bottles to reveal exclusive videos and share them with friends through social media.
Fans can win tickets to Latin Grammy Awards, VIP Enrique Iglesias concert
October 7, 2013
As the official beverage sponsor of the Latin Grammy Awards for the fourth consecutive year, Plano, Texas-based Dr Pepper Snapple Group’s (DPS) 7UP brand is giving its fans a chance to “Live it Up with Enrique.”
Promotion invites fans to share inspirational pictures for health and happiness
October 7, 2013
Bothell, Wash.-based Essentia Water launched its “Create A Better You” contest on Monday, Oct. 7. The four-week online promotion runs through Nov. 2 and invites contestants 18 years of age and older to share photos that illustrate what inspires them to be healthier and happier on the brand’s Facebook page.
Victor, N.Y.-based Constellation Brands Inc. reported a successful second quarter of its 2014 fiscal year following the integration of its newly acquired brewery operations. As a result of the Mexico City-based Grupo Modelo U.S. beer business acquisition, the company recorded a $1.6 billion non-cash gain on the re-measurement to fair value of the company’s original 50 percent interest in Crown Imports LLC, Chicago. In addition, the consolidation garnered $763 million of incremental net sales, boosting overall consolidated net sales for the quarter.