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Hybrid beverage fleets face challenges

Next-generation advancements stifled by policy
By Tom Kelley
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In spite of generally positive performance out on the road, diesel-electric hybrid drivetrains have had less than stellar success in the North American truck market. So much so that Eaton Corp., a manufacturer of hybrid components, has recently announced that it will discontinue offering hybrid drivetrains in North America.


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Dunkin’ Brands launches its first single-origin coffee

Limited-time Colombian Packaged Coffee also is Rainforest Alliance Certified
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In celebration of National Coffee Month in August, Canton, Mass.-based Dunkin’ Brands introduced its new Colombian Packaged Coffee under the Dunkin’ Donuts brand name.


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Keurig Green Mountain employees celebrate 10th year of Vermont river cleanup

Keurig employees welcome Vermonters to join in first Community Cleanup Day on Winooski River
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Keurig Green Mountain Inc. employees who are based in Vermont are participating in a week-long cleanup of the Winooski River in the company’s home state of Vermont to remove trash and debris from the waterway. As part of the 10th anniversary of this cleanup campaign, the Waterbury, Vt.-based company, in partnership with American Rivers, Friends of the Winooski and Friends of the Waterbury Reservoir, will host Aug. 9 the first Community Cleanup Day in the Winooski River Watershed for all Vermont residents.


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Waiakea Water releases inaugural commercial

Bottled water brand celebrates second anniversary
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In celebration of its second anniversary, Waiakea Water has released its inaugural commercial. The roughly 1-minute commercial offers an informational approach about the brand’s natural filtration process through an active volcano.


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WhiteWave Foods opens its first LEED-certified manufacturing plant

New facility reduces water usage, uses sustainable materials
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WhiteWave Foods, Broomfield, Colo., announced that its beverage manufacturing facility in Dallas has earned U.S. Green Building Council LEED certification for new construction.


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SABMiller sets new sustainability targets

Beer company commits to supporting small businesses, optimizing water efficiency, and cutting total carbon footprint
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SABMiller plc, London, is scaling up its sustainable development programs with a set of new targets to achieve by 2020. The following initiatives are part of the company’s pledge:


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LEED Certification aims for energy efficiency, cost savings

Hilmar Cheese Co. achieves LEED Platinum certification
By Jennifer Haderspeck
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The beverage industry alone consumed 76 trillion British thermal units (BTUs) of energy in 2010, according to the most recent data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration.


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Icebox releases water in pressed-paper boxes

New packaging format is 100 percent recyclable
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Icebox Water unveiled a new packaging design for its premium Canadian spring water.


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Red Hare launches craft beer in Novelis' evercan

Evercan's eco-friendly packaging process connects with brand's commitment to sustainability
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In May, Red Hare Brewing Co. introduced its Red Hare craft beer in Novelis’ evercan packaging in key markets throughout the southeastern United States.


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Snoqualmie Winery highlights commitment to sustainability

Brand opts for lighweight glass bottles
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Snoqualmie Winery introduced new packaging for its entire portfolio. Featuring a contemporary new look, Snoqualmie’s redesigned packaging also embodies the winery’s commitment to fostering a sustainable environment, the company explains.


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Food Plant of the Future: Building Realistic Sustainability into Food and Beverage Plants

9/9/09
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Using cost-effective design solutions, food and beverage processing facilities can meet the rigorous performance demands required in a processing and production environment and, at the same time, focus on sustainability. 

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Dinner with Tequila Don Julio

Diageo is taking its Tequila Don Julio brand on the road this summer with a rolling Airstream Speakeasy mobile craft cocktail bar. The team stopped in Chicago on July 29 to share some specialty tequila cocktails paired with food from Chicago restaurants Honey Butter Fried Chicken and The Radler as well as dessert venues Black Dog Gelato and Baker Miller. (Photos by Jennifer Haderspeck)

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Crafting growth: A look into the bourgeoning craft beer market

Learn how the beer segment is performing and where it is heading, what to consider before expanding your markets and innovations that are captivating consumer audiences.

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Maintaining beverage dispensing equipment

Iuliana Nita, Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics global marketing manager of food and beverage, offers her insights about ensuring sanitary performance of beverage dispensing equipment in foodservice applications. She also will offer some tips about choosing the right kind of tubing to handle acidic beverages.

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