Heineken Light, a brand of White Plains, N.Y.-based Heineken USA, launched “Hypnotize,” its first TV commercial of 2017 in partnership with award-winning actor and brand spokesperson, Neil Patrick Harris. The new commercial kicks off a series of three spots, which showcase Heineken Light’s one-of-a-kind flavor through Neil’s signature wit and lighthearted humor, the company says.
Video series spotlights the people in Djokovic’s life
January 10, 2017
Jacob's Creek, a brand of Sydney-based Pernod Ricard Winemakers, and Novak Djokovic are giving tennis fans a glimpse into the life of the international tennis champion with the launch of the 'Who Makes You' video content series.
Brand partners with UCL, MLS to give a prize for every goal scored
January 9, 2017
Heineken, a brand of White Plains, N.Y.-based Heineken USA, is strengthening its longstanding support of soccer by maintaining its partnership with the UEFA Champions League (UCL) and Major League Soccer (MLS), to ensure soccer fans stay engaged and refreshed throughout the 2017 season, it says. Beginning March 1, brand Heineken’s fully-integrated, 360-degree retail and on-premise They Score. You Score program will encourage legal drinking-age consumers to choose Heineken for all their soccer viewing occasions, while offering chances to win prizes with every goal scored during UCL and MLS matches, the company says.
Although I regularly use Facebook, like many baby boomers, I am not currently immersed in Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter and other social media platforms that increasingly are being used by beverage companies to communicate and connect with consumers in real time.
Columbia Distributing, Rogue Ales awards $70,000 to Jack Joyce scholarship winners
December 16, 2016
From the comfort of home, consumers can craft Starbucks brewed coffee, expresso and caffé lattes with the touch of a button. Starbucks Coffee Co. recently launched the new generation of its Verismo System by Starbucks: the Verismo V Brewer.
Brand celebrates the holidays with samples of seasonal teas
December 6, 2016
Boulder, Colo.-based Celestial Seasonings, a brand of The Hain Celestial Group Inc., is inviting tea lovers to celebrate the magic of the season with a free Candy Cane Lane Holiday Tea sample program on Facebook.
Consumers can win front-row seats to Pepsi Zero Sugar Halftime Show at Super Bowl LI
November 29, 2016
Pepsi, a brand of Purchase, N.Y.-based PepsiCo Inc., and Papa John's announced the kickoff of the Halftime of a Lifetime promotion, giving fans an opportunity to get a front-row seat to the Pepsi Zero Sugar Halftime Show at Super Bowl LI.
The January 2017 issue of Beverage Industry includes our 2017 Bottler of the Year cover story as well as articles about new product development, packaging, health and wellness products and more. Check it out today!