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Articles by Jessica Jacobsen
When it comes to the overall alcohol market, manufacturers not only are analyzing their own brand sales but also the respective categories in which they compete. For the beer category, hard ciders are offering consumers an entry point into this multibillion dollar industry, experts note.
Although craft beer case and dollar sales came in at a distant third to domestics and imports during the 52 weeks ending Dec. 29, 2013, in Information Resources Inc. (IRI)-measured channels, the burgeoning segment is making strides to garner more of that market share.
Although SKU proliferation is nothing new to the beverage industry, the phenomenon still is causing many warehouses to explore different ways to accommodate these growing product lines.
It’s no secret that the millennial generation is often associated with many of the digital trends out there. But recent research conducted by public relations firm Weber Shandwick and its research partner KRC Research is highlighting a specific segment of the demographic that digital marketers seem to be overlooking: millennial moms.
Following steady performance in 2012, beer sales are proving to be a bright spot in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) market.
Flash back to elementary school when science teachers emphasized that while white was the presence of all colors because it reflects light, black is the absence of color because it absorbs light.
As the seasons change, fashion and tabloid magazines jump on the opportunity to highlight the latest fashion trends. In its latest white paper, Chicago-based Euromonitor International uses that same mentality for the beverage marketplace.
When it comes to the latest trends, “healthy” and “natural” continue to top the list of consumer needs and interests for beverages, according to respondents of Beverage Industry’s annual New Product Development Survey.
Headlines about a select few professional and amateur athletes have put a negative connation on the term “juicing.” Although athletes aren’t without their share of “bad apples,” more and more consumers are giving the term a new, healthier definition.
Bob Marley composed and sang songs infused with his sense of spirituality that to this day still resonate with a wide audience. Years later, his son Rohan Marley has found a way to embody the principles that his father sang about through his company Marley Coffee Co.