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Snapple and Maroon 5 launch tea to benefit Feeding America

Snapple, a brand of Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Plano, Texas, teamed with pop-rock band Maroon 5 to develop a ready-to-drink tea named after one of the band’s hit singles.


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Survey finds consumers drinking more coffee and tea

Despite the specialty coffee craze at limited-service restaurants, regular hot coffee still accounts for the highest level of reported consumption among consumers surveyed by Chicago-based Technomic.


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Beam unveils new corporate branding

Beam Global Spirits & Wine Inc., Deerfield, Ill., has announced its new corporate branding in anticipation of becoming an independent publicly traded spirits company, to be renamed Beam Inc., in the early fourth quarter.


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Bacardi Oakheart spiced rum a tribute to modern day adventurers

On the verge of its 150th anniversary, Bacardi Rums, parent company of Bacardi U.S.A. Inc., Coral Gables, Fla., announced the launch of Bacardi Oakheart.


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Coca-Cola donates $1.4 million for hunger relief in Africa

The Coca-Cola Foundation, The Coca-Cola Co.’s Central, East and West Africa business unit, and Coca-Cola’s Africa-based bottling partners and employees committed to donate approximately $1.4 million toward hunger relief efforts in the Horn of Africa, a peninsula in East Africa.


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Rapper launches energy shot with philanthropic edge

Pure Growth Partners, a New York City-based company that conceives and markets consumer brands, announced the launch of Street King, an energy shot made in collaboration with rapper, actor and entrepreneur Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson.


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Packaging innovations highlight effective beer ads

Packaging innovations, such as Bud Light’s “My Bud Light” scratch-on bottle, Miller Lite’s Home Draft and Budweiser’s Fourth of July can, highlight the most effective beer ads among beer drinkers for the year-to-date, according to Ace Metrix, a Los Angeles-based TV advertising effectiveness agency.


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Craft brewers report double-digit mid-year growth

The Brewers Association, Boulder, Colo., reported that craft beer dollar sales increased 15 percent and volume grew 14 percent in the first half of 2011.


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Beverages continue to fuel U.S. sales at McDonald’s

McDonald’s Corp., Oak Brook, Ill., announced U.S. sales increased 4.4 percent, which the company partially attributed to its McCafe lineup of beverages, including the recently introduced Mango Pineapple Smoothie.


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MillerCoors increases second quarter profits

SABMiller plc, London, and Molson Coors Brewing Co., Denver, reported that MillerCoors’ second quarter underlying net income, excluding special items, increased 2.6 percent to $400 million compared to the second quarter of 2010.


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Top Beverage Flavors of 2014

Traditional flavors make up a large portion of beverage-makers’ selections, but tropical and exotic ones aren’t trailing too far behind. That’s according to research by BNP Media’s Market Research Division for Beverage Industry’s 2014 Product Development Outlook survey. Also see what's anticipated for top-selling flavors of 2015.

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A Healthy Future: Analyzing the latest health and wellness trends in the beverage market

The beverage marketplace continues to evolve to meet new trends and regulations. Our expert speakers will share with you their insight on what health and wellness topics will be paramount for the future success in the beverage industry.

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Gert van Manen, president of iTi Tropicals Inc., shares his insights on the U.S. coconut water market. Citing research from Krueger Food Laboratories, he also supplies information highlighting the difference between products that declare their added sugars and those that do not.

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2015 January

The January 2015 Beverage Industry includes a cover story on our bottler of the year, Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co. of Luverne, as well as articles about juice drinks, the 2015 New Product Development Outlook, and more. Check it out today!

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